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Otaru Aquarium, Otaru

(4.2/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
At Otaru Aquarium, see the only harbor porpoises in Japan and other curious species, such as Siberian salamanders and floating sea slugs. With nearly 250 different species and 5,000 sea creatures, this is the largest aquarium in Hokkaido. Meet walruses, earless seals, sea lions, and penguins. Acrobatic shows, a penguin walk, and hands-on feeding experiences with spotted seals, harbor seals, and sea lions remain the aquarium's highlights. Amenities include a lounge area, a shop, and a restaurant. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Otaru Aquarium by using our Otaru trip builder.
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  • One arrived from Otaru station on bus. .. The scale was larger than I thought. But the dolphins, penguins and various marine animals can watch. In particular, over the 2-year-old kid and I'm glad I'm good.
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  • Exhibition area of the sea as the Aquarium exhibits more than well using the rocky coast, made a memorable impression. Sea lions and to the show, you can feel the difference and other Aquarium. During the cast is doing a bait if you purchase, you can 盗賊kamome to note! Become a sea Museum and Aquarium is a zoo or aquarium is located on the mountain and sea hotel is right by the sea, so walking the steep ramp. Along the way there are escalators, so take a look at to the marine mammal Center.
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  • Wanted to see the penguins back from the left. 1tsu1tsu event hours do not overlap this Aquarium, was followed by various events. When I went was just done a touch of specimen of oarfish. This was the first time touched even looked at a sample. Here is little Dolphin porpoise ". Injured sea turtles become healthy, swimming and other fish.
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  • My 1st Self-drive (F&E) tour. My 1st visit to Japan. It is a small aquarium with some outdoor sea performance. See a lot of different kind of interesting fishes. Good to go with the kids.
  • Quaint and rustic feel. Good for 3 hour visit with plenty of parking
  • Very good aquarium. Dolphins show is amazing.
  • The sea view here is beautiful. The animals here are cute. I like the Penguin Walk very much!
  • Old place and you need to take bus to get there