Kasai Rinkai Park


Kasai Rinkai Park is a theme park in Tokyo that is free to enter. It features Japan’s second tallest Ferris wheel, which sometimes offers views of Mount Fuji, an large aquarium and a good collection of free activities and sights. Blog report here.

Top Tips

  • Bring a picnic or bento box and relax on the beach or in the park.  Barbecues also OK.
  • We recommend combining Kasai Rinkai Park with the nearby Odaiba.

Places of interest

Tokyo Sea Life Park

An interesting aquarium with penguins, sharks and so on.  Great for the family. Open: 9:30 to 17:00 (closed on Wednesdays) Price: Adults 700 yen, Children 250 yen

Ferris Wheel

Very tall Ferris wheel with great views of the city and sometimes Mount Fuji Open: 9:30 to 20:00 (21:00 on weekends and holidays) Price: Adults 700 yen

Nature spots (FREE)

Kasai Rinkai Park has a nice collection of free ‘natural habitat areas’ showing different plants and animals. Locations are clearly shown on maps around the park.

Bird Sanctuary  The free bird sanctuary is great if you have an interest in bird watching, or just for a nice walk.

How to get there

From Tokyo station, take the JR Keiyo Line (red JR line) to Kasairinkaikoen station (14 mins, 210 yen).


Opening times: 9:30 to 17:00 for most attractions

Cost: Free


Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.