Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Motobu-cho

4.5
Situated on the site of the 1975 World's Fair, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium continues to attract millions of visitors with its world-class variety of marine life. Touch tanks near the entrance of the three-story aquarium allow you to get up close and personal with starfish and seashells. Daily feedings and shows are open to the public; check ahead for relevant times. Make sure you stop at the massive Kuroshio Tank to see manta rays and giant whale sharks. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Motobu-cho holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • 2/10 10:30 jam from the Naha airport arrival, to rent a car, "Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, headed down the highway. As a result, admission time is 16:00, ", without buying a ticket in advance here 16:00-of was to buy the tickets" and you regret, what the difference in cash will refund the full?! Such considerations are a popular secret might be. So, bring the ETC card is rented, and kasegemasu a little time at the exit of the highway!
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  • Whale shark in the Aquarium. The Aquarium itself is not narrow dont was less salty. The Aquarium itself is pretty big and wide. Whale shark Bob once time peri.
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  • I was in the tour schedule. Scale is great, but I can't understand reasons for their popularity. On site and will come back to the parking lot is hard. Decide what landmarks and is now lost.
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  • This is an excellent aquarium. There are many activities and many kinds of aquatic animals. Suitable to bring families and children to visit. There is an inside restaurant that can watch whale sharks closely which is free but must be booked and able to sit for 30 minutes. The external tribute has exhibited sea turtles and dolphins. There will be a dolphin show around. Which is free of charge.
  • Some aquariums are built for tourists, some for education, some for kids. This aquarium struck the perfect balance between all three demographics. The walking route is linear, so it's nearly impossible to get lost or separated from your kids. The tanks are numerous and nicely built. The fish are colorful and lively. Lots of interesting and interactive kiosks to attract the kids' attention. Free parking garages. Elevators take way too long. You're better off folding up your strollers and tell your kids to use the staircases.
  • Really fun place to visit. Many different exibits with all kinds of sea life. Parking was easy, entry was a reasonable price, and there were numerous food options. The gift shops are pretty big with lots of options. Staff were friendly and approachable.
  • One of the most epic aquariums I've been to, housed in a grand building. There's so much to see if you take the time to stop and observe (plus scheduled shows). The staff are also very friendly and helpful, with help on hand for English or Mandarin queries. Though because it's so epic, it's also the most crowded place in Okinawa.
  • MUST COME! I loved the place it was as good as expected! It is a big complex of various pavilions with a wide range of species! Great shows and unforgettable memories WISH TO GO BACK!
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