Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park

July 18th, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment, Travel


Fuji-Q Highland

Fuji-Q Highland is an amusement park located in Yamanashi prefecture, Japan. The theme park is near the base of the famous Mount Fuji.

This is the place for you if you love rides and roller-coasters rather than the attractions of say, Disneyland or Disney Sea.

The highlights of Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park include:

Takabisha

The world’s steepest steel roller-coaster. Takabisha is 43 meters high and can reach speeds of 100 km/h. Takabisha looks scary even from the ground and is an adrenalin rush for the bravest of daredevils. The ride has amazing views of Mount Fuji, seven twists, dark tunnels and a heart stopping 121 degree free fall.

Fujiyama

The longest and tallest roller-coaster at Fuji-Q. It is 79 meters tall and can reach speeds of 130 km/h. It was once the world’s tallest roller-coaster.

Dodonpa

The fastest roller coaster at Fuji-Q with speeds of around 172 km/h. It was once the world’s fastest and still ranks the fastest in the world for launch time acceleration.

The Haunted Hospital

The world’s second largest haunted attraction.

Thomas Land

A children’s area with a Thomas the Tank Engine theme.

Opening Hours:
April 1st – September 30th
Weekdays: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekends and Holidays: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Summer Vacation: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Fares and Fees:
Entrance Fee: 600yen (Kids), 1,200yen (Adults)
Free Pass: 3,300yen (Kids), 4,500yen (Adults)
Free Pass (2 days): 5,400yen (Kids), 7,400yen (Adults)
*Note: The Free Pass includes entrance and free pass on rides

For more information visit the Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park website.


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John Asano

John Asano is a blogger, web developer and freelance writer living in Gifu, Japan. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, he writes about the must see sights and attractions in Japan at Japan Travel Advice, as well as about Japanese culture and events on his blog Japan Australia.

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