Nikko is ideal for families, with a range of indoor and outdoor activities, cultural experiences and beautiful scenery to enjoy. From summer boat cruises to winter fruit picking or ski experiences, Nikko offers family fun in all seasons. On rainy days, visit Nikko’s museums, or take a fun cooking class. In sunny weather, experience the beauty of Nikko’s rich natural environment.
Experience Farm Life
Nikko’s fruit and dairy farms are ideal for families. Ozasa Farm is situated on northern Nikko’s sweeping Kifuri Plateau, and is known for its Brown Swiss dairy cows. Try fresh milk as well as a range of delicious products including soft-serve ice cream that captures the rich and delicately sweet flavor of milk. Take a break for lunch at the outdoor barbeque area, serving tender beef and mutton dishes. Families can enjoy the large playground, and the petting zoo where goats, sheep, and horses roam. Kotoku Farm is located within the boundaries of Nikko National Park. A walking path around the pastures leads to an attractive pond, and the farm is known for its fall foliage. Enjoy a scenic stroll with some fresh ice cream. Nikko Strawberry Park offers all-you-can-eat strawberry picking. Raised garden beds in wheelchair-friendly greenhouses make strawberry picking accessible to everyone. It’s a popular activity for rainy or snowy days. Try the large, sweet fruits of Tochigi Prefecture’s famous Tochi-Otome strawberries. Strawberry picking season usually runs from December through late-May, depending on the weather conditions. Nikko Strawberry Park may be closed in the off-season. At Hanaichimonme, enjoy all-you-can-eat strawberry picking and a range of family-friendly experiences. Stop by the petting zoo to feed rabbits, hamsters, and guinea pigs, or head to the colorful begonia garden. End your day at the cafe and try begonia-flavored soft-serve ice cream.