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Very special **LIMITED** event from Tobu Tojo Line and Saitama Children’s Zoo

September 12, 2017 @ 08:00 - September 27, 2017 @ 17:00

Updated at 14.30 on the 13th of September.

Get in quick… first come first served for this A very special event brought to you by TOBU Bombu Kids and Saitama Children’s Zoo.

THE EVENT IS ON OCTOBER 21ST, but the deadline for application is September 27th.

Limited to the FIRST 100 applicants. According to the Saitama Children’s Zoo they will draw for the 100 places in the situation where there is more than 100 applicants. Sincere thanks to a reader, Anna, for drawing my attention to this.

FREE train journey, FREE bus from station to the zoo, FREE zoo entry, FREE horse riding experience, FREE koala teddy bear…

And if that wasn’t enough there will be farm animals ON THE TRAIN. There is also a Dino-A-Live show and lots of other special surprises.

The conditions: you have to depart from Ikebukuro station on the 9.32 am train arriving in Takasaka at 10.33. You have to meet in the station an hour beforehand. You have to make and pay for your own way to the station and make and pay for your own way home. Participants must be elementary school aged or younger. You need to send a postcard with the names and ages of the applicants (maximum of 4 applicants per postcard) to the address  provided in the grey box below (Children’s zoo) to apply for a position. Closing date is September 27th. Please read the linked PDF in the grey details box below for specifics on entering for this rare opportunity.

The carriage for the participants will be marked with a koala sign.

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September 12, 2017 @ 08:00
September 27, 2017 @ 17:00
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Children’s Animal Nature Park
554 Iwadono
Higashimatsuyama, Saitama Prefecture 355-0065 Japan
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