An animal theme park for children with over 1,100 animals from 95 species, Cuddly Dominion makes all sorts of friendly animals available for interaction. You can pet a bear cub or place a bet on your favorite racing pig and win a plush toy. Daily performances with a chimp and a bulldog compete for attention with daily penguin shows. Ducks, monkeys, alpacas, pigs, llamas, goats, sheep, roosters, capybaras, rabbits, ponies, hedgehogs, guinea pigs, porcupines, and ferrets call this place home. There are also separate dog, bear, and cat areas. For extra fun, you can book an optional helicopter ride to and from the site. Put Cuddly Dominion into our Aso itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Aso.
Cuddly Dominion Reviews
Overcrowding and unnatural forced interactions for the animals. It’s all under the guise of being cute, and one probably wouldn’t recognize the problems unless familiar with signs of distress in... more »
Like many reviewers before me, we went to Cuddly Dominion for its affordable helicopter ride over Mount Aso. It came as a recommendation from a friend so we did not do any further research. Had we... more »
You can see a variety of animals, there are areas where you can pet and feed them, and the staff look after the animals. However, there are parts of the park that seem a little run down, or have too many animals enclosed; like the bear enclosures.
It’s a friendly zoo, you can easily watching animals and have interesting interactive within.
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