Port of Tokyo Wild Bird Park



15min walk from Ryutsu Center Station on the Tokyo Monorail

Access by car

Approx. 10min from Oi Minami Exit on the Shuto Expressway Shoreline Route
Approx. 10min from Heiwa Shima Exit on the Shuto Expressway Haneda Route
Parking: 40 spaces (free)

Park infomation

Park Overview

Port of Tokyo Wild Bird Park

The park facing the port of Tokyo features various restored environments replicate the middle and downstream environments of a river. Each year, seabirds and small birds including the sandpiper, plovers, and seagulls as well as hawks visit the park. Annually, some 120 different species and some 226 species of wild birds have been observed since the opening of the park (as of June 2013).
In addition to wild birds, the park also is ideal for observing wildlife prone to seaside environments, crabs and various other mudflat wildlife, as well as insects that inhabit marsh and forest land. The open grass field and Nature Center feature benches and tables to allow for pleasurable nature observation.
Also, various events are held at the part, particularly on Saturdays and Sundays.

Nature guides for park visitors

  • The Nature Center is staffed fulltime by a ranger from the Wild Bird Society of Japan, who provides nature information to park visitors. The ranger provides lectures on wild birds and wildlife as well as other information on the park’s natural environment.
  • Volunteer guides patrol the park to provide visitors with explanations on the natural environment.
  • Staff-led observation tours are available for group visitors (reservation required). See group visitor information for details.

History of the Wild Bird Park

The Port of Tokyo Wild Bird Park was created using natural land reclaimed from the Port of Tokyo landfill. Adjacent to the Ota Market (central market in Tokyo Metro area), the land area is a vast 24.9 hectares.
Originally, this location was shallow ocean waters but work to fill in the land began in the late 1960’s. Following completion of landfill work, rainwater build up led to the formation of ponds and open field waters.
On June 17, 2000, the park became part of the vital ecosystem network for sandpipers and plovers, which led to international recognition for the park.

Entry fees and park hours

Entry fees

Adults (high school students and older) 300 yen 240 yen
65 and older 150 yen 120 yen
Middle school students (*) 150 yen 120 yen
Elementary school students and younger Free Free

* Middle school students residing or attending school in Tokyo are free of charge with the presentation of identification

Park hours / park holidays

Park hours February – October: 9:00 – 17:00
November – January: 9:00 – 16:30
*Final entry is 30 minutes prior to park closing time
Park holidays Every Monday (When Monday is a national holiday or citizen’s day, the following Tuesday will be a park holiday), New Year’s holiday period

Requests to park visitors

  • Treat living things carefully. Collection or capture of plants, insects, fish, or other wild animals is not allowed.
  • Do not enter areas designated as wild bird protected areas.
  • Do not bring pets into the park. Use of fire is prohibited.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the park. Smoking is limited to designated smoking areas.
  • Bicycle riding is not allowed. Please use bicycle parking.
  • Please refrain from sports activities and playing musical instruments.
  • Do not bring pets into the park. Use of fire is prohibited.
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