The Big Bang Playground at Tokinosumika, updated in summer 2015: The playground at Tokinosumika has undergone some changes and is no longer free for everyone, but they have added lots of attractions including bouncing castles and other equipment.
The playground remains free for children under 7. It costs 800 yen for adults and 500 yen for children 7 and over, but guests of the resort get a half price discount. You can come and go as you please all day for that price. At night part of the playground is used for the water, illumination and projection mapping show to music. Guests of the hotel also receive a half price discount for this show. Children under 7 are free for this attraction too.
There is something for everyone in the Big Bang playground. They have an area for smaller children which is on sand. It has slides and climbing and some spring rides. There is a choice of bouncy castles for older children, which have slides in them as well as other features. There is a giant inflated slide for over fives and it is quite steep and fast making it one of the most popular attractions. My favourite is the merry-go-round, pictured with Mt Fuji above. The featured photo at the top of this article is of the obstacle course, which is also inflated like the bouncy castles. There are see saws and wooden equipment too, including stepping stones, and in the summer there is a splash pool. There is an inflated jumping mountain for over threes. They also have events in the area some weekends and over Golden Week. A bonus is there is an amazing view of Mt Fuji (on a clear day) from all of the playground. (A lot of the equipment is pictured in the gallery at the bottom of post).
For information on the Tokinosumika resort in Gotemba, Shizuoka please see the post Shizuoka, Gotemba. Family Resort with accommodation, Hot Springs, Dining, Shopping, Sports & much much more.
Such a nice place!
I was hoping for more Peter rabbit inside the room though ^^”
And congratulations 🙂 I wonder how you deal with three young children and pregnancy (superhero)
🙂 Thank you Bunny Bee, good to hear from you. How is it going with your baby? did you enjoy your Keiai experience? I didn’t have a way to contact you to ask!
PS We plan to stay in the Peter Rabbit House next Golden Week. I’ll post photos!!
Looking forward for more pictures ^^ My experience in Keiai was mixed , it is beautiful, clean, the food was delicious and I was lucky to get the deluxe A room as the B was not availaible but I think they should improve their communication skills, and the breastfeeding help was pretty lame . That is just my experience of course. I left the area but otherwise I would have give birth there again if I had another miracle. I just love being a mommy my daughter is so much fun 🙂
Kids are fun 🙂 I think I had such a good experience the first time in Keiai that I am very biased, but of course the truth is it isn’t perfect, but it’s a lot better than most other hospitals in the area. And with the food, the massages and hair do it makes the whole experience so pleasant. 🙂 Are you still in Japan? (I hope I amn’t being too nosy!)
No problem, I am still in Japan just moved to Tokyo . Keiai will always be special in my heart for so many reasons , you summed it up very well , not perfect but better than so many places ^^
🙂 I dream of moving back to Tokyo one day!! I like it here, but how nice it is to have everything on your doorstep. 🙂