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Sheep Shearing at Tobu Zoo | MIYASHIRO
April 20 @ 10:30 - 11:00Yen700
Sheep shearing Tobu Zoo – Every Saturday between April 13th and May 25th (with the exception of May 4th) the Tobu Zoo will have a sheep shearing demonstration and lecture. The event starts at 10.30 am. According to their website, the event will not go ahead if it is raining.
Sheep Shearing event Cost
The event itself is free, but you need to have a valid entry ticket for the zoo. Ticket types vary, but costs start from 700 yen for a child and 1,700 yen for an adult for the most basic entry ticket.
Tobu Zoo Access
By public transport the zoo is a 10 minute walk from Tobu Skytree skyliner Tobu Zoo Station.
By car the Tobu Zoo is 15 kilometres from the Kuki Interchange on the Tohoku highway. There is parking for 3000 cars and it costs 1000 yen for the day.
Phone for SatNav / GPS: 0480-93-1200
Map and other contacts / links at the bottom of post.
Events at Tobu Zoo
Tobu Zoo hold several large events throughout the year, such as winter illumination, Halloween celebrations and a night zoo. As well as having seasonal attractions such as the ever popular “super pool” summer aqua park.
Sheep Shearing Show
If you are looking for somewhere to enjoy a full on sheep shearing show, the one in Green’s Ikaho Farm in Gunma is a fun one for kids.
Events by their very nature are tentative. Please do check with the official sources for any last minute changes due to weather or other mitigating factors.