Okichan Theater, Motobu-cho

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#2 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in Okinawa Prefecture
Enjoy remarkable dolphin acrobatics set against the picturesque backdrop of the East China Sea at Okichan Theater. The pride of the park, the dolphins jump, play and even dance along with the local music. Best of all, the dolphins display a fun-loving attitude, and you might find yourself laughing hysterically at their antics. The relatively short, wheelchair-friendly, child-appropriate show offers a fully covered seating area to protect you from rain. To visit Okichan Theater and get the most from your holiday in Motobu-cho, create itinerary details personal to you using our Motobu-cho road trip planning tool .
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  • We just happened upon this show and were pleasantly surprised at the professional way the handlers worked with the animals. It was very appealing and just the right length to keep the kid's attention....  more »
  • Dolphin is doing at the Oki-Chan Theater you can watch free of charge. Technique fascinated by dolphins to the tune me is I gotta applaud it. The show was a free seat it's not much. A little early for that!
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  • To say that I liked to say nothing, are delighted! The children applauded and repeated Dolphin sounds. View free, lasts 30 minutes at scheduled times during the day. Everything, especially the largest-in my opinion a killer whale. Small dolphins as kids!
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  • Dolphin show theater inside the aquarium park. Because it's outside the aquarium building, you can go to the dolphin theater for free. Every day there are about 5 20-minutes show. Because there aren't many seats to enojoy they show, I recommend getting there about 30 minutes before the show in order to get the best seat.
  • It's been a while since I've seen a dolphin show and this was so worth it. They have 4 pools and like 10 dolphins - so cool. The show itself is really fun even if you don't understand a lick of Japanese (really makes you feel like you are on a Japanese game show with all the oooohhhhs and awwwwws haha). They have a couple shows spread throughout the day so be sure to make at least one of them. You also want to get there a little earlier as the seats fill up.
  • Okichan Theater is situated in Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Its around 1 hour show which is really nice. Specially kids enjoy a lot. Must go
  • Shows are free at 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm. Additional show at 5pm(?) during Apr-Sep. The show itself is only about 15mins but there is a smaller ‘trainers’ show that happens in between that is about 20mins. All conducted in Japanese.
  • A bit old It's a bit old and need renovation. But overall it's so fun to see the dolphin jump and play with the crowd. They seem to be well treated (hard to guess but that's the feeling) and the speakers are friendly. Perfect for kids but also for adults.
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