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Otaru Aquarium

Travel Guide - Otaru Aquarium

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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

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Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel @visithokkaido - 2018-09-26
The Otaru aquarium show is awesome🥳
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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'.
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Yu-kou @Musa1108Y - 2018-09-10
Please come visit to 'Otaru Aquarium'.
Everybody's fine!
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🏳️‍🌈¢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
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Smart Magazine @jtripmagazine_e - 2018-04-18
Full course of marine animal shows! | Hokkaido Smart Magazine
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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
morning after @bimnutt - 2018-03-23
little boy in otaru aquarium :-)
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morning ɑfter @bimnutt - 2018-03-23
little boy in otaru aquarium :-)
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๑๐๑ ทะเลไทย @bimnutt - 2018-03-23
little boy in otaru aquarium :-)
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zaleha @zalehaabidin - 2018-03-20
Met 333cyj333 and @followjyp today lol
Btw penguin walk is also available at Otaru Aquarium in… https://t.co/zI5ccZR9DT
Walter Olson @walterolson - 2018-02-02
Lumpfish with built-in suction cups are like living bathtub toys. [h/t Otaru Aquarium] https://t.co/Dn1RzFxd1d
sheena 🌸 @PiggyNagi - 2018-02-01
So many Sewoons looking at you in one video.

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e d d i e @edisoncross - 2018-01-29
You can overlook popular spots such as the Otaru Aquarium, the Hiyoriyama Lighthouse, and the Nishin Goten, an icon… https://t.co/KLv5Q41in2
Amelia Tan @AMELIAawesome - 2017-12-27
Day 5 - Otaru // Went to the famous Otaru canal and Otaru aquarium!… https://t.co/ocqTIF92ge
Yuki Hirata @yukidiscourse - 2017-12-11
Got lovely souvenirs from Otaru Aquarium! https://t.co/O10WoR4WSc
Satri Harris @HarrisSatri - 2017-11-10
A whiskered walrus swims in the Otaru Aquarium in Hokkaido, Japan. Walruses can have 400-700 whiskers, which they u… https://t.co/NWkz4lt9fV
sauldVillarreal @sauldvillarreal - 2017-10-07
This way to the aquarium guncle Saul...// 👈🏾👦🏻 @ Otaru https://t.co/Tqqumrn3Z2
Washoku Infomation @washoku_e - 2017-08-08
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#Washoku #Sushi [https://t.co/X8BeDHBhHa]Hi.Can anyone suggest a best sushi restaurant in Otaru that can also ser…
Henry Söderlund @henrysoderlund - 2017-07-24
The Nose Knows, by Mac So

A whiskered walrus swims in the Otaru Aquarium in Hokkaido, Japan

#photography #japan… https://t.co/HTMb0xUM5r
A. Naufal Utomo 🅽 @ahaupal - 2017-07-23
Photo of the Day: A whiskered walrus swims in the Otaru Aquarium in Hokkaido, Japan. Walruses can … https://t.co/Wf8AU7LPIu
福島慶介 @ksukefukushima - 2017-07-17
PHANTOM CAFE @OTARU AQUARIUM https://t.co/mT9wVDWBmT
自治体 YouTube 動画一覧 @jichitubecom - 2017-07-17
PHANTOM CAFE @OTARU AQUARIUM https://t.co/1zUWxVzddc
自治体 YouTube 動画一覧 @jichitubecom - 2017-07-17
PHANTOM CAFE @OTARU AQUARIUM https://t.co/YFj3pNd2jt

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