Otter & Chinchilla Cafe

Newest Animal Cafe just arrived in town!

There is something about Harajuku that makes people keep bringing all cute stuffs.  You might have known already about cute animal cafes in this neighbor like Owls, Cat or Bunny.

However, this time is special because you will meet not only one but 3 cutest animals ever! Hedgehog, Chinchilla and Otter!

Click on this blog and let’s get going!!

Harry Animal Cafe (Terrace Branch)

Cover2.jpgOpen Everyday 11.00-19.00
Harajuku Station (JR) Takeshita Exit (Walk 8 mins)

(English) Website>>>    Map from Harajuku TIC to Cafe>>>

Some of you might have heard of this name before. That is right! This cafe is the same cafe as “Harry Animal Cafe” at Roppongi and Harajuku. However, you will meet special members only at “Terrace Branch“. Otter and Chinchilla are waiting to welcome everyone and of course, you still can play with hedgehogs at this cafe too.

Access

I attached the google map starting from Harajuku Station (JR) Takeshita Exit. You can visit our Harajuku Tourist Information Center (Map) to do reservation first. We offer special deal if you do the advance booking with us (Cafe is always crowed!!).

Let’s Go!!

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Follow our map just for 10 minutes and you will find the front of cafe
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Cafe is on the 3rd floor. There is a lovely outdoor space.
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Vending Machine is available. With our deal, You will get free drink!
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Let’s go inside!
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Very cute interior
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Each type of animal has its own space.
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Souvenir Zone
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This badge tells us how long can we stay inn the cafe.

Rule : Please use the alcohol spray (prepared in cafe) before you interact with all animals.

 Let’s Start with Hedgehog!!

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Let’s begin with hedgehog. Each one stays in its own glass box
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Hey there! They are more like Scrub to me at this point.
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In fact, hedgehog’s hair is not that sharp but you can wear gloves if you want to avoid scratches.
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Wakie Wakie! Let’s play
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They are very friendly and curious.
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Do not grab them all of a sudden. You have to get them used to you first by letting them smell your hands.
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Hold them by its back and stomach like this
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Sometimes they might climb up your arms. Please be careful.
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That’s a big pile of…. (haha)

Chinchilla Time!!

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Let’s go to chinchilla area.
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Some spaces are covered with sand. You can wear these plastic bag you don’t want it get inside your shoes.
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Chinchilla are a bit shy. They stay inside this tree.
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Come out, Come out and Play!
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They are very soft and bigger than expected. Hold them with care!
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Same deal with hedgehog, get them used to you first by letting them smell your hand.
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They are a bit shy but very cooperative when taking photos
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Look how cute they are!!!
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This one looks sleepy haha.
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They will come close to you once they get used to you.
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Hold them by its back and stomach like this.

Here comes Otter!!!

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Here comes our main stars.
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Recently, there are 3 members as Miku, San Chan, Kirara
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They always play around. Sometimes, staff will take to outdoor space.
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Hey! What are you doing!?
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Just kidding haha
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They cannot stay still. This is the best close-up picture I can take.
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It is not time to do wresting here, guys!
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Awwww They are just like little baby.
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Someone gets their attention.
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Unfortunately, we cannot interact with them directly unless there are staffs nearby.
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They are not harmful animal but sometimes they bite. Be careful.
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Staff will guide us how to play with them.
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They are just like baby who wants to play around.

Picture of the day

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It’s Napping Time.

Special thanks: pookupooko

Writing this blog makes me want to visit for the second time!! For those who plan to come to Harajuku, they are all waiting for you!!

This cafe is becoming more popular everyday. Harajuku TIC can help you check cafe’s schedule and offer special deal with much longer period of stay and beverage. Please visit our store for more detail.

Online Booking Click>>>

40 Mins Plan 1,650 Yen (Adults)
40 Mins + Feeding Plan (1 Type of Animal) 1,950 Yen

 

See you in the next blog 🙂

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Harajuku Tourist Information (Website)

Open Everyday 10.00-18.00
Harajuku Station (JR) Takeshita Exit (1 min) Map>>>

Things to do around Harajuku

Animal Cafe / Harajuku Idol Show / Kawaii Kimono Rental
Ramen Experience / Tokyo Metro Subway / Bus Tour Fuji 1 Day

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