Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Motobu-cho

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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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  • Just have to share space with other trip locations is not easy to solve the elusive and meals. Aquarium information whale shark was similar to the aquarium in Korea, except that
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  • The Okinawa is very well suited for family tours, and it brings us to the deep Sea World, there are all kinds of beautiful corals and many fishes, I forget that very large glass display of the fish tank, we watched for a long time to get away, and since the driving is also very convenient, parking place has ample car location to use.
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  • Okinawa most of the east side of Hawaii, very suitable for the family to play ~ One of the Okinawa United States Sea Water Museum is absolutely necessary to the project, all kinds of marine life in the inside, there are huge whales, absolutely not in other places to see the dolphin show is also very interesting ~
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  • Beautiful aquarium with many things to see and learn about. The large tank with the whale sharks was amazing to see. However, it seems like the sea creatures might like a little more space because they kept swimming around in circles. The ticket price was a little more expensive than other aquariums I have been to but I feel like it was worth the price.
  • Amazing aquarium, still not a fan of anything in captivity. They seemed to have done the best possible for every marine life residing in the park. Though the manatees and turtles looked incredibly sad in their tanks. 1 dolphin in 1 of the tanks seems happiest at the sight of humans at their tank. A real cheer leader.
  • It didn't have as many extra things to see as the aquarium in Atlanta GA USA but I still really enjoyed it. After you are done with the aquarium you need to go to the small beach behind the manatees exhibit, It is beautiful! All in all worth going to see.
  • This is my first time to be in a such huge aquarium !! So I do not have other place to compare with. In my opinion the aquarium is full of great facilities so tourist won't get lost and get the knowledge. I really love Dolphin show, compare to my country these cute dolphins are super active!!
  • Beautiful Aquarium. Aquarium is located within the Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa I really love this place because lot of sea life that I never seen before and really good place to take your family there because here have lot of activity for many ages can do together.Also the best way to go there is to drive a car !! And if you are traveller car rent is really famous here .

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Most visitors to Motobu-cho opt to spend their time by the sea, so accommodations have positioned themselves accordingly. Choose from a number of beachfront hotels, resorts, and guesthouses located close to the aquarium and botanical garden, and on Sesoko Island. By the harbor in the main urban area, a few homestays and guesthouses dot the largely residential part of town. As a general rule, urban areas farther inland offer more budget-friendly rooms, whereas lodgings in non-urban areas farther inland tend to be pricier retreats making the most of the scenery and seclusion.
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