Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Motobu-cho

Categories: Marinas, Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 3,400+ reviews on the web
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. See Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium and all Motobu-cho has to offer by arranging your trip with our Motobu-cho tour planner.
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  • This Aquarium was the largest in the world in 2005! Huge big! A lot of topics-related individual basin. All fish are named (English). Introduces the individual coral, sharks intensive explains as well as deals prestige project Alfred Ray! Basin can be seen from above, also the settlements of water zones and the high seas are explained. Comprehensive treatise of the water biotope to Okinawa. We were thrilled.
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  • Avoid crowded and bought a ticket from the 16 was a holiday for it was very crowded. There were a lot of foreign tourists. Eating whale is overwhelming. Not only the whale shark is even huge manta rays in the same tank so dynamic and can be enjoyed.
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  • I realized I wanted to go my. I was feeling you want to hitch a bit more if you have time, get lost in a large tank. Many people on holiday, other exhibits was unfortunately could not be visited slowly.
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  • Excellent aquarium. The entrance fee is very pricey. Go to local Japanese convenience store and tickets are much cheaper then buying at the entrance of aquarium. Had lots of fun with my family. The restaurant that is all you can eat is not delicious. Actually, I was highly disappointed with the buffet. I have a big appetite, but I did not eat much of the food. Bring your lunch with you.
  • Didn't think this would be as good as the pictures, but it certainly was! The main attraction is the largest aquarium, an indeed it is jaw dropping amazing! Visit this aquarium after 4pm and save some money (its like 30% cheaper, plus WAY less crowded). You will need 2-4 hours here.
  • The aquarium and the surrounding Expo Park are well worth a day trip. You don't even need to pay to see the Sea Turtles, Manatees, or the dolphin show as they are technically located outside the aquarium. My only warning/complaint to those who haven't been here yet is that during the peak visiting months in the summer, this place gets incredibly crowded with tourists from the mainland, China, and Korea. You'll effectively be waiting in lines/being shuffled around to see individual exhibits. To enjoy the true beauty of the aquarium, i heavily suggest going during the winter months on a weekday to avoid the tourist stampede.
  • Nice place not very big only about 2 hours too visit. Very bautful views of the ocean. Ticket both takes credit cards but food vender don't so make sure you got cash if you plain too eat there
  • Great aquarium! Must see and do while in OkinawaFantastic There were a variety of tanks . The whale sharks were amazing to see. There is a nice outside section of the park with turtles, dolphin show, manatees.... I enjoyed walking the park, there is a great play area for kids.
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