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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

Helmwige @Helmwige_104 - 2020-04-02
Soraha Showroom Screenshots!

Soraha talked about how she likes aquariums! She mentioned the Kyoto, Toba, and Nagoy… https://t.co/KNhxe8qGMc
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-04-02
One of the major drawing points of Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium was this Whale Shark. They have several of these amazi… https://t.co/LsMd1wo71S
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-04-02
The design of Jellyfish is amazing to look at. So long lasting - yet delicate.

See more creatures like this in ou… https://t.co/MtB49Dqb8o
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-04-01
Coral is the home for many creatures.

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium does a great job preserving some of these coral re… https://t.co/Qe9kikwLpU
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-03-31
Have you ever owned fish before? There was a time in my early 20’s where I had a fairly big fish tank. I was inspir… https://t.co/gtDfmLtsuI
Yoshiaki @TOURdeHDR - 2020-03-31
The island that looks small from the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is Iejima.
#photography #photographer
#写真垢… https://t.co/SR3eoHJcPB
Filipe Sá Moura @Sun_ku_com - 2020-03-30
“Whale shark in Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium with tourists in silhouette watching and photographing Japan… https://t.co/AxwBb2qS4t
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-03-30
#Mantas are some of the coolest sea creatures. It’s amazing how easily they glide though the water - or through the… https://t.co/pkmtOCNluq
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-03-30
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is located in a beautiful spot. While waiting for the 4pm discount admission time, we… https://t.co/VxqCfp7PnX
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-03-30
We don’t often get to see the “behind the scenes” look of aquariums, but you can start to get the idea from Okinawa… https://t.co/euR4WS05Yy
Natasha @tartletsweets - 2020-03-30
Another tweet of calm today: Kuroshio Sea tank at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, 2nd largest aquarium in the world... https://t.co/8kO2pmpQxf
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-03-28
This octopus shows you the way to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium - the location of our latest video!

Check out this ama… https://t.co/He8ODLJdDJ
Josh The Travel Guy @JoshTheTravelG - 2020-03-28
You don’t have to visit a separate Botanical garden when in Okinawa to see little creatures like this! You can see… https://t.co/pIDt5ySuy9
Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2020-03-25
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2020-03-23
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
Emperor J @emperorj - 2020-03-20
While we are posting pics, this is a shot I took of Iejima from the site of the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium https://t.co/NmdpW9N2zA
Hila Katz @Hila_Katz - 2020-03-20
Jon Rawlinson made this video at Kuroshio Sea, an enormous tank at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. The song playing is '… https://t.co/ItYkIea5SI
Okinawanderer @okinawanderer - 2020-03-17
'Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium opens from Mar. 16'

https://t.co/gdAIS3kDkP

#okinawa #churaumi #aquarium #motobu… https://t.co/WPh16gGzy1
Garwynn @ XDA @XDAGarwynn - 2020-03-15
News from RBC on Okinawa: The Churaumi Aquarium will reopen tomorrow (3/16). Temperature checks will be done at the entrance.
Tatsu a.k.a Amanojaku @a_amanojaku - 2020-03-15
“sunshine come down from crack clouds”
Location | Churaumi aquarium, Motobu Okinawa Japan

#visit #trip #journey… https://t.co/vwhf9oc4wQ
Japan Shop @JapanItemShop3 - 2020-03-14
Okinawa,ChuraUmi Aquarium!
So Beautiful,So Fun!
Check it!
https://t.co/l2oB4Mi1t2 https://t.co/ZamPakTeaU
finder @diversityfinder - 2020-03-14
https://t.co/IK08G8FIsP https://t.co/uJNrOkjABW via @YouTube
Popular tourist spots such as Churaumi Aquarium, plane… https://t.co/VW16m30Y2h
Joey Maier @JoeyMaier - 2020-03-09
researchers at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium used ultrasound on pregnant tawny nurse sharks (Nebrius ferrugineus), saw… https://t.co/2AGuEKTCXo
StrayKids9Racha Support @StrayKidsEra - 2020-03-07
@crissaismay7 @channiesm97 @StrayKids9Racha @Stray_Kids I think so.
I think he say Okinawa and Aquarium but well I… https://t.co/JrZ0fdAyMr
🔥🐨Janet 🦘💦 🌱🐋🐬🐳 @lilacjay2 - 2020-03-05
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium,Japan kept 4 gentle whale sharks in a glass tank for 10 years. These are endangered yet… https://t.co/whEReW1LAk
Monica loves Taemin @monicalovestaem - 2020-03-03
Remember when TaeMin visited The Churaumi Aquarium in Okinawa, Japan? Well, it closes its doors 😔 due to the Corona… https://t.co/UnjwPO1RO9
Shakthi Vadakkepat @v_shakthi - 2020-03-03
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in the world. Its main tank, called the Kuroshio Sea,… https://t.co/9eXieabuLJ
Uduak Inwang aka Cavil @cavilT - 2020-03-03
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in the world. Its main tank, called the Kuroshio Sea,… https://t.co/HZtpxxIqfs
Vala Afshar @ValaAfshar - 2020-03-03
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in the world. Its main tank, called the Kuroshio Sea,… https://t.co/NYsOa2J02N
moco @moco1106 - 2020-03-02
Facilities at Ocean Expo Park, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium close for two weeks https://t.co/P8lv10k5gV https://t.co/WddNqezFyE
Drew Van Auken @drewvanauken - 2020-03-01
Our last trip to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium after having passes over the past 3 years. 🦈🐠🐙🐢🐟🐬🦞🐡🇯🇵 @ Okinawa Chur… https://t.co/zjjnzH6erY
MANA @Mana_magica - 2020-03-01
Close information for Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. #美ら海水族館 #okinawa https://t.co/5mQH8gRObP https://t.co/WBH0jKGVOE
not_twitty @ANABKS - 2020-02-27
@djvg49 @sullivan_larry @NPR @planetmoney My first was at the Churaumi Aquarium in Okinawa, in January. I sat down,… https://t.co/qHTitUhWeq

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