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Otaru Aquarium

Travel Guide - Otaru Aquarium

InformationInformation

Otaru Aquarium is the largest aquarium in Hokkaido. It exhibits 5,000 fishes and animals of 250 species mainly from the sea, lakes and rivers in northern part of Japan. The aquarium has popular attractions, such as unique water tanks for Asian short-clawed otters, dolphin shows at Dolphin Stadium, and performances by penguins, sea lions and walruses. There is also a small amusement park right next to the aquarium.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 (March - mid-October) *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:00 - 16:00 (mid-October - November) *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 10:00 - 16:00 (December - February) *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • Amuseument park: 9:30 - 17:00

ClosedClosed

  • December 1 - 9
  • December 29 - January 1
  • Amuseument park: mid-October - mid-April

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 1,400 yen (General, Adult)
  • 530 yen (Child)
  • Amuseument park: Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes from JR Otaru Station by the bus bound for Otaru Suizokukan (#10 or #11 bus). Get off at the last stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3-303, Shukutsu, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido, 047-0047

TweetsTweets

千万太 @kitouchimata - 2019-08-26
Northern sea lions are diving into the sea, Otaru aquarium. https://t.co/vKSoLgt79I
千万太 @kitouchimata - 2019-08-26
Penguins are taking walk, Otaru aquarium. https://t.co/E6ArKwT6Ri
よしおかみき @mikiK1124 - 2019-08-17
I went to my hometown with my family. It was their first time to go to the Otaru Aquarium and watch the Dolphin sho… https://t.co/jHNt9QOwJ2
Tomohiro Osaki @jt_osaki - 2019-08-09
Usually, an aquarium show involves animals dutifully performing at the command of humans, but in this particular ex… https://t.co/DVhJR4bjwl
donnyyy 🌵 @hotdiggitydags - 2019-08-05
day 4
-tour day!
-went to otaru saw seals and penguins at the aquarium
-dami ko nakain HAHAHA
-h2h with people https://t.co/fa934kygQz
Bonnie Heather 🌱🐬🐾 @BonnieHeather3 - 2019-07-13
Harbor porpoise, Atsuko アツコ, is pregnant at Otaru Aquarium in Japan. She is expected to give birth in July-August… https://t.co/yHmibTl2Oz
Marcel Fröhlich @cello1405 - 2019-06-13
Hokkaido: Rainy weather in Otaru it's a good time for a visit in the aquarium 😊. The shows are amusing although the… https://t.co/RwIVbRLZSi
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2019-04-07
(1/3) Walrus Shizuku, who turned three years old yesterday on April 6th, has been transferred from the Otaru Aquari… https://t.co/P0lHLiJPIR
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2019-03-17
(4/6) The first pup survived only 5 days, and no information regarding the second was ever released by the facility… https://t.co/PwDcAjbMS8
ズノん @khaiisreal - 2019-02-26
Budget RM3,500 /pax
Deposit RM1,000

Harga termasuk:
Luggage 20kg return
Flight
Hotel
Tour Guide
1) Otoru Pass
2) S… https://t.co/TAChgAIO90
ズノん @khaiisreal - 2019-02-19
Budget RM3,500 /pax
Deposit RM1,000

Harga termasuk:
Luggage 20kg return
Flight
Hotel
Tour Guide
1) Otoru Pass
2) S… https://t.co/tdbohufNr1
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2019-02-06
Also housed at Toba are two cows, 14-year-old long-term resident Kuu, mother of the aforementioned calf, and 9-year… https://t.co/Am2IFM5FYh
NengLA @_nengxpakencik - 2019-01-14
~2nd day~
Otaru Aquarium
Otaru Canal
Otaru Canal Information Center
Otaru Street
Juz hanging around at Otaru befo… https://t.co/a2kCZd96Ve
NengLA @_nengxpakencik - 2019-01-14
~2nd day~
Otaru Aquarium
Otaru Canal
Otaru Canal Information Center
Otaru Street
Juz hanging around at Otaru befo… https://t.co/a2kCZd96Ve
千万太 @kitouchimata - 2019-01-09
Otaru Aquarium.
Pelicans and an otter. https://t.co/7FDf01Zq1K
千万太 @kitouchimata - 2019-01-09
Otaru Aquarium.
The faces of fish. https://t.co/4PgEiIuAIP
Min Pummalee @minpanisara - 2019-01-04
Otaru day trip which includes my favorite highlight of the trip: penguin snow walk at Otaru Aquarium! The penguins… https://t.co/jgabujBV8d
Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel @visithokkaido - 2018-09-26
The Otaru aquarium show is awesome🥳
#Japan
#Hokkaido
#Travel
#Trip
#HTIT
#北海道 https://t.co/sTFmzlpqGN
Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel @visithokkaido - 2018-09-17
Do you know that there is a fun facility called Otaru Aquarium in Hokkaido?
Events to be held in autumn only are im… https://t.co/s1mv1irCMl
Yu-kou @Musa1108Y - 2018-09-10
Please come visit to 'Otaru Aquarium'.
Everybody's fine!
#OtaruAquarium #Aquarium https://t.co/ir47S6qZ2R
Yu-kou @Musa1108Y - 2018-09-10
Please come visit to 'Otaru Aquarium'.
Everybody's fine!
#OtaruAquarium #Aquarium https://t.co/ir47S6qZ2R
🏳️‍🌈¢σѕмι¢ тιєƒℓιηg🖖 @sto_morishita - 2018-07-27
@Valenti_Angae @Marcpoolman Oh - it really was... it was kinda special exhibition at the Otaru Aquarium at that tim… https://t.co/CfftxYwx0b
🏳️‍🌈¢σѕмι¢ тιєƒℓιηg🖖 @sto_morishita - 2018-07-27
@Valenti_Angae @Marcpoolman Oh - it really was... it was kinda special exhibition at the Otaru Aquarium at that tim… https://t.co/CfftxYwx0b
🏳️‍🌈¢σѕмι¢ тιєƒℓιηg🖖 @sto_morishita - 2018-07-27
@Valenti_Angae @Marcpoolman Oh - it really was... it was kinda special exhibition at the Otaru Aquarium at that tim… https://t.co/CfftxYwx0b
🏳️‍🌈¢σѕмι¢ тιєƒℓιηg🖖 @sto_morishita - 2018-07-27
@Valenti_Angae @Marcpoolman Oh - it really was... it was kinda special exhibition at the Otaru Aquarium at that tim… https://t.co/CfftxYwx0b
🏳️‍🌈¢σѕмι¢ тιєƒℓιηg🖖 @sto_morishita - 2018-07-27
@Valenti_Angae @Marcpoolman Oh - it really was... it was kinda special exhibition at the Otaru Aquarium at that tim… https://t.co/CfftxYwx0b
🏳️‍🌈¢σѕмι¢ тιєƒℓιηg🖖 @sto_morishita - 2018-07-27
@Valenti_Angae @Marcpoolman Oh - it really was... it was kinda special exhibition at the Otaru Aquarium at that tim… https://t.co/CfftxYwx0b
zaleha @zalehaabidin - 2018-04-26
Happy #WorldPenguinDay
#Otaru Aquarium hait hait https://t.co/NpWdaUBsF5
Smart Magazine @jtripmagazine_e - 2018-04-18
Full course of marine animal shows! | Hokkaido Smart Magazine
https://t.co/edr7Asa7dD
#Japan #Hokkaido #Otaru… https://t.co/v1p9DN9c9y
Mitch So @ItsmeMrs_So - 2018-04-01
Micky's daytrip to Otaru: a sashimi breakfast, time at the aquarium, LeTao birthday cheesecake… https://t.co/ZkPFSGdgom

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