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Nagashima Spa Land

Come for the roller coasters, stay for the spa.

  • Nagashima Zombie Island Dates: The zombie rave goes down in the party dome every Saturday and Sunday of October.
  • 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (3:30 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20)
Ever wonder what it’d be like to combine the thrill of roller coasters with the relaxation of a spa? This question can be more than answered with a trip to Nagashima Spa Land—one of GaijinPot’s Top 5 theme parks in Japan that’s still relatively unknown to foreign tourists.

The theme park, located on the isle of Nagashima near Kuwana City in Mie Prefecture, offers a lot to do and see that makes it worth the trip. The park is part of the “Nagashima Resort,” which has four main areas besides the spa land and amusement park. It also has an outlet shopping mall, a museum and amusement park dedicated to beloved children’s anime character Anpanman, and a flower park called “Nabana no Sato.”

Ever wanted to have a dance party with zombies? You can do just that during the month of October when the park becomes ‘Nagashima Zombie Island.’

The amusement park is perfect for both adults and kids. With more than 50 rides, it boasts over 10 major roller coasters that will leave you screaming for more. Take the Steel Dragon 2000, for example. The gigantic roller coaster ride which spans the entire length of the park and will take you upside down.

After screaming your lungs out, take a relaxing ride on the Aurora Wheel, a giant Ferris wheel standing 90 meters high. And for the kids, try attractions in the aptly named “Kids Town.”

Seasonal attractions

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Ever wanted to have a dance party with zombies? You can do just that during the month of October when the park becomes “Nagashima Zombie Island.” Try to find all the “rare zombies” and snap their pics for the gram, dress up as a zombie yourself and dance with the undead in the “party dome” for Halloween.

For Christmas, the park hosts one of Japan’s biggest winter illumination “Nabano no Sato” with a shimmering tunnel of 700,000 sparkling LED lights.

Photo by: Nagashima Resort Co. Nabana no Sato’s light tunnel is one of Japan’s biggest winter illuminations.


Hop on over to the water park, “Joyful Waterpark,” to cool off in the summer. With more than 15 different pools and slides, it’ll take the edge off. The waterpark has a jumbo ocean water pool, plus a lazy river, family pool and children’s area.

Photo by: Steve What a joyful looking waterpark.

Again, for those thrill seekers, try any of the 9-plus major water slides, including the sliding into steep tunnels during the “boomerang twist.” (Note: People with tattoos are not permitted into the water areas).

Nearby spa

Just around the corner is “Yuami no Shima” hot spring area. It has 17 kinds of unique outdoor and indoor baths. For those looking to get into the relaxing nature of Japan without actually making the hike out there, try an array of outdoor baths. Several of the baths have recreated iconic spots in Japan like Kurobe Gorge in Toyama Prefecture and Oirase Stream in Aomori Prefecture.

Like any great spa, visitors can also try out hot tubs, saunas, massage services and restaurants.

While the park can get crowded, there is a lot of space to rest. Nagashima Spa Land really has the best of all worlds and is located conveniently outside the major city of Nagoya.


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Things To Know


¥4,100 for a passport (unlimited rides), or ¥1,600 for admission, then pay per ride (¥300 – ¥100 per ride). | Waterpark costs an additional ¥1,200~¥1,400. | Spa is an additional ¥2,100 for junior high schoolers and up.


Amusement park: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with hours slightly varying by season. (Weekend hours in the summer include nighttime hours.) | Waterpark: closed from late September to early July. | Spa: is open 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. typically.

How To Get There


108 Nagashimachō Urayasu, Kuwana-shi, Mie-ken 511-1135, Japan

By bus

Access by bus is from Kuwana station or Meitetsu Bus Center.

By car

It’s 30 minutes by car from Nagoya.

By plane

Access from Central Japan International Airport in Nagoya.  

Where To Stay

Sanco Inn Kuwana Ekimae
  • 2-31-1 Kotobukicho, Kuwana-shi, Mie, 511-0061 Japan
  • ¥7,000 - ¥20,300
  • 3.85/5 (1,695 reviews)
  • 5.7 km

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