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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

Open Ocean Exploration @RebeccaRHelm - 2020-03-21
The original post came from OTARU AQUARIUM! Thank you so much @HaudeLeGuen! Please enjoy in all their cuteness!

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Haude Le Guen @HaudeLeGuen - 2020-03-20
@RebeccaRHelm Could it be the Otaru aquarium? https://t.co/YrwoCrxKNP
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2020-03-13
The Otaru Aquarium has announced the arrival of 3-year-old walrus Shizuku to Kamogawa SeaWorld. ⁣… https://t.co/Q0M2tjDGAD
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2020-02-25
Shizuku was born at the Otaru Aquarium in 2016 to parents Uchio (29-year-old bull) and Uurya (28-year-old cow). Shi… https://t.co/7rQvyZqh45
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2020-02-22
18-year-old walrus Ako has been transferred from Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise to the Otaru Aquarium on breeding… https://t.co/j3dbX6z4nH
shahrizal @shahtommy - 2020-02-16
Dolphine Show

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shahrizal @shahtommy - 2020-02-16
Mommy In Freezing 🥶 🇯🇵

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shahrizal @shahtommy - 2020-02-16
Seals Show 👋🏻

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#triptohokkaido2020… https://t.co/zWSSnehMzk
shahrizal @shahtommy - 2020-02-16
While Waiting 🐧 @ Otaru Aquarium https://t.co/kya2R3jJkt
Amp Pheerawas @ammdevilll - 2020-02-08
Product of Amp Pheerawas!! #TREmyboy #ครอบครัวกุลนันท์วัฒน์ @ Otaru Aquarium https://t.co/NlVrbt5Fr7
Miyuki @Hawaii808Aloha - 2020-01-12
I'm going to otaru aquarium https://t.co/oXzs9h2wWB
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2020-01-04
Currently, Kamogawa Sea World houses three walruses, all full siblings; females Mina, 12 years old, and Riru, three… https://t.co/GoxMpSGuEP
GT| ShinATproof(・ωメ) @WeeabooNinja - 2019-12-31
There's also an aquarium in Otaru with a nice view and a seal and dolphin show. Definitely a fun little town to vis… https://t.co/sgNfhob7ef
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

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