Shirakobato was named after the prefectural bird, a collared dove. One of the parks unique features is an imported beach of white sand from Australia. It is one of the most popular water parks with families as the park offers a lot more than just pools. A full list below under “Facilities”. They also organise many events , including kids programmes and beach sports. The park will open full time for the summer from this Saturday.
From 9 am on Saturday July 16th 2016. They close at 6 pm until the 16th of August and 5 pm until August 31st 2016.
720 yen for adults, 210 yen for primary and JHS students, children under 6 are free. They have a family pass for 2 adults and 2 school age children for 1650 yen. For over 65s, Thursdays are free in for “Senior Day” .
Take a bus bound for “Suijo Kouen” (水上公園) from Tobu Skytree Line’s Koshigaya Station.
Parking for 1900 cars, which costs 820 yen for the day. (Also see Google Maps at the bottom of post)
Sat nav/GPS: phone number 048-977-5151
9 pools in total, including a wave pool, a pool with sliders and a decent sized children’s pool with 2 low sliders. Plus:
- Wading river and splash pools
- Heated tub
- BBQ areas that you can book in advance
- Food Corner
- Bikes for rent
- Table tennis
- Miniature Golf
- Battery cars
- Ball pool
The park is wheelchair accessible and has 12 parking spaces for wheelchair and/or lower mobility users and wheelchair friendly ticket gates. There are 7 toilets for wheelchair users.
Like most water parks in Saitama, visible tattoos are forbidden.
Other seasonal pools / water parks featured on this blog include:
- The Night Pool and water park at Seibu Amusement Park, TOKOROZAWA
- The prefectural water park in AGEO
- Kawagoe‘s Water Park
- Hanasaki Water Park, KAZO
- Summer Outdoor Pool, Numakage Park, URAWA
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