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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Travel Guide - Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, with the colorful paintings of coral reefs and tropical fish, is one of the world's largest aquarium located within Ocean Expo Park. The main theme of this aquarium is "The encounter with Okinawan Sea", and you can see the variety of marine species that inhabits around Okinawa, such as colorful tropical fishes, large coral reefs, whale sharks, Manta rays, and deep-sea fishes. The main attraction of the aquarium is the whale sharks swimming in 7,500 square meters of the world class enormous tank called "The Kuroshio Sea". There is also a café right next to the tank where you can enjoy your drinks and meals while watching this dynamic view.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 - 20:00 *Admission until 19:00
  • 8:30 - 18:30 (October - February) *Admission until 17:30

ClosedClosed

  • 1st Wednesday of December and the following day.

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,850 yen (General, Adult)
  • 1,230 yen (Senior high student)
  • 610 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 60 minutes from Nago Bus Terminal by the #65, 66, 70 bus. Get off at Kinenkoen-mae Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 424, Ishikawa, Motobu-cho Kunigami-gun, Okinawa, 905-0206

TweetsTweets

Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2019-04-17
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
Milkちゃん @yumdere - 2019-04-17
my goal in the future is to go to okinawa churaumi aquarium and see the whale sharks
🥺💙
Valencia Seay @valenciaseay - 2019-04-17
Awesome Aquarium but there's no place like home #georgiaonmymind @ Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium https://t.co/V9HHX1ckse
イルカ猟は残酷。水族館に行かないで。Ⓥ🌱 @dolphinangels1 - 2019-04-17
It is #cruel & #harmful to keep #dolphins in #shallow #pools like here at #Okinawa #Churaumi #Aquarium.… https://t.co/x71yWZSRRO
Filipe Sá Moura @SunKuWriter - 2019-04-15
“Whale shark in Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium with tourists in silhouette watching and photographing Japan… https://t.co/YeAkjQsZD1
Jasmine @SlxmmChick - 2019-04-14
Japan is treating me absolutely lovely, still can’t believe I live here sometimes 😌 Visited one of the world’s larg… https://t.co/XbovHp19mK
SEONI HWANG @HWSEONI - 2019-04-12
2 years ago I visited Okinawa with Jinkyung. Is such a lovely place, I’m so happy to spend my short holiday in Okin… https://t.co/WcUCp8IJY5
SEONI HWANG @HWSEONI - 2019-04-12
2 years ago I visited Okinawa with Jinkyung. Is such a lovely place, I’m so happy to spend my short holiday in Okin… https://t.co/WcUCp8IJY5
SEONI HWANG @HWSEONI - 2019-04-12
2 years ago I visited Okinawa with Jinkyung. Is such a lovely place, I’m so happy to spend my short holiday in Okin… https://t.co/WcUCp8IJY5
SEONI HWANG @HWSEONI - 2019-04-12
2 years ago I visited Okinawa with Jinkyung. Is such a lovely place, I’m so happy to spend my short holiday in Okin… https://t.co/WcUCp8IJY5
Nambi The Happy Bear @Nambi_HappyBear - 2019-04-11
Morning everyone! At Nago bus terminal, Waiting for the bus to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium🐬🐬🐬 Oh I got my Okinawa t-s… https://t.co/nQLuITLSQa
Nambi The Happy Bear @Nambi_HappyBear - 2019-04-11
Yaay!! Finally arrive at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium! I will get to see lots of fishes 🐬🐙🐡🐠🐟🐋🐳It was the largest aqua… https://t.co/0cwds5Vns6
Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2019-04-09
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
Thanks Japan(EN) @thxjpn - 2019-04-07
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium must be the most famous aquarium in Japan. Sometimes, it will appear on Japanese TV, so p… https://t.co/LYZwjWBBbq
Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2019-04-06
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2019-04-05
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
Y a n e e n u t M. @yataganLK - 2019-04-05
The whale shark🐋 #LKvacation #whaleshark #churaumiaquarium #aquarium #okinawa #japan @ Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium https://t.co/LSOCNHcN8W
芹澤葉月@ぱせり @SerizawaHazuki - 2019-04-05
📷 kumako365jp: At Churaumi aquarium in Okinawa, you can have a beautiful teatime right beside their... https://t.co/V4XT8R2fNe
aotaro @aotaro_aotaro - 2019-04-03
Jelly fish watcher at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, my new picture on #Flickr https://t.co/H2ZyujKySi #Photography… https://t.co/EgoujHLPXN
Ari @Aristocles11 - 2019-04-01
@Rainmaker1973 @Genevie40093345 The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the second largest marine life prison in the world.
Domenico Calia @CaliaDomenico - 2019-04-01
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan is the second largest aquarium tanks in the world. It holds nearly 2 million… https://t.co/2fBHZd3Hu4
aotaro @aotaro_aotaro - 2019-04-01
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, my new picture on #Flickr https://t.co/jLkvGTaw45 #Photography #tokyocameraclub… https://t.co/7dOlXhzSD7
Feel @feelaplace - 2019-03-31
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, located within the Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa, Japan, is world's second largest aqua… https://t.co/rEeXcIO6TE
Filipe Sá Moura @SunKuWriter - 2019-03-31
“Whale shark in Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium with tourists in silhouette watching and photographing Japan… https://t.co/MuHrwY109n
Massimo @Rainmaker1973 - 2019-03-31
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in the world (the first being the Georgia Aquarium). I… https://t.co/5EPtiXoC2A
SLICK/DISSIZIT @SLICK_DISSIZIT - 2019-03-31
🦈🦈
Mixed emotions seeing these gentle giants in this enclosure. #sobeautifulsosad @ Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium https://t.co/eGgTKwORoU
The Big Lee-bowski @LeeRennoldson - 2019-03-31
Ok, so I need to visit the Okinawa Churaumi aquarium in Japan 😍 https://t.co/JwnSDzFLvS
[insert funny dragon joke] @tsumitanagayuki - 2019-03-31
[animal death/harm]

Captured great white sharks are also fond of hitting their heads on the aquarium’s glass walls… https://t.co/TpeYVguSDG
mango nectar @tsumitanagayuki - 2019-03-31
[animal death/harm]

Captured great white sharks are also fond of hitting their heads on the aquarium’s glass walls… https://t.co/TpeYVguSDG
mango nectar @tsumitanagayuki - 2019-03-31
[animal death/harm]

Captured great white sharks are also fond of hitting their heads on the aquarium’s glass walls… https://t.co/TpeYVguSDG

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