Himeji Central Park

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Himeji Central Park
LocationHimeji, Japan
OpenedMarch 1984 (1984-03)

The Himeji Central Park (姫路セントラルパーク, Himeji Sentoraru Pāku) is a safari park in Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan. The park opened in March 1984, and is the only safari park in Kansai region. It has a "sister park" agreement with Nairobi National Park, Kenya. The park also incorporates an amusement park. It is operated by Himeji Park Management (姫路パークマネジメント, Himeji Pāku Manejimento), a Kamori Kankō Group company.

Safari park[edit]

Amusement park[edit]

Sky Safari[edit]

There is an aerial lift inside the safari park called Sky Safari (スカイサファリ, Sukai Safari). Opened in 2003, this is the only aerial lift in Japan that was built to watch animals. Three cabins are attached to transport more passengers at once.

Basic data[edit]

  • System: Gondola lift, 1 cable
  • Distance: 317 m (1,040 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 41 m (135 ft)
  • Operational speed: 4.0 m/s
  • Passenger capacity per a cabin: 12
    • 36 per 3 cabins.
  • Cabins: 2 groups of 3 cabins
  • Stations: 2
  • Duration of one-way trip: 3 minutes

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Coordinates: 34°52′04″N 134°45′07″E / 34.867746°N 134.752064°E / 34.867746; 134.752064