Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, Noboribetsu

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#4 of 17 in Zoos & Aquariums in Hokkaido
Observe a variety of colorful species at Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe, one of the largest aquariums in northern Japan. Set in a building modeled on a Dutch castle, the marine park features underwater walkways with sharks gliding overhead. You can get close enough to touch small sharks and rays at the touch pool, and watch various live shows featuring seals and dolphins. A visit to Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Noboribetsu trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • I was skeptical at first but we wanted to see the king penguin as we have no time to visit the asahikawa zoo. It was a small but well kept with interesting things to see. The dolphin show was amazing....  more »
  • The park area is small, a bit old, not suitable for half a day of travel, there are dolphin, sea lion performance, aquarium inside the species is not much, the most fiery red on the Enterprise Goose Tour, Super Love, Garden District restaurant clean, delicious food, to the marine park is a sparrow small five with full
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  • Park highlight of the town. You can find various of marine animal and variety of marine show. Kid will love it. Not a big park however the ultimate highlight is penguin walking show. They are really c...  more »
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  • Quite far away from Noboribetsu JR station! Most people are attracted to the penguin walk. If your itinerary includes Asahikawa Asahiyama Zoo, you can omit this marine park!
  • lot of fun here, you can enjoy penguins show and also sea lions show, I like it. :D
  • Animals in small enclosures. Poor sawtooth shark in tank that it can't even swim. Dying eels in small tanks. No supervision in touch pool. Chinese tourist lifting starfish out of the pool. Tourist trap....:(
  • Small scale but good for family with small children.
  • The animals are all in very small enclosures, especially this one poor shark. Also the descriptions of the majority of the animals are all in Japanese which made my viewing experience difficult. The housing of most the animals were very poor and I will not visit this park ever again.

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