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Toba Aquarium

Travel Guide - Toba Aquarium


Toba Aquarium is one of the world's top aquariums, containing approximately 1,200 varieties of 30,000 sea creatures. There are 12 individual zones in the aquarium and each zone has its theme. You must visit Mermaid Sea Zone, the only aquarium in Japan where a Dugong couple can be seen. The shows performed by sea lions and walruses are held every day.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 – 17:00 (March 21 - July 19, September 1 - October 31)
  • 8:30 – 17:30 (July 20 – August 31)
  • 9:00 – 16:30 (November 1 – March 20)


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 2,400 yen (General, Adult)
  • 1,200 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Toba Station on the JR lines, Kintetsu Toba Line or Kintetsu Shima Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3-3-6, Toba, Toba-shi, Mie, 517-0011


HoaxEye @hoaxeye - 2020-01-12
When asked if the bones are actually from a mermaid, the vice director of Toba Aquarium answered: “I cannot say any… https://t.co/W2OxtI118V
gr🇵🇼 @gr_tedi - 2020-01-04
@TOBA_AQUARIUM My visit to TOBA AQUARIUM in 2017 https://t.co/jyX0fcry8d
Ruka @irukasango - 2019-12-28
Toba aquarium!!! And they are doing lectures of animals...😭 https://t.co/VroXxcCmOm
Ruka @irukasango - 2019-12-28
Toba aquarium!!! And they are doing lectures of animals...😭 https://t.co/VroXxcCmOm
Lance @lancerztheHoG - 2019-12-25
@TOBA_AQUARIUM Mei-chan looks so happy https://t.co/Ta6qtb2LZ5
The Mainichi (Japan) @themainichi - 2019-12-22
Zoantharia coral raised at west Japan aquarium recognized as new species  @TOBA_AQUARIUM
gr🇵🇼 @gr_tedi - 2019-12-21
@TOBA_AQUARIUM Great job, Hiroki Kise!!
Walrus Network @WalrusNetwork - 2019-12-19
The Oita Marine Palace Aquarium has announced that 18-year-old walrus Izumi is currently 9 to 10 months pregnant fo… https://t.co/tYm73NMzOT
NHK WORLD News @NHKWORLD_News - 2019-12-12
A Giant Isopod was found dead while molting in Toba Aquarium on Tuesday. https://t.co/QSRCNUl0H2
Jeff Day @jeffday - 2019-12-07
reason 452 why i love science twitter:

today i got to tell a squid scientist and mycologist about the famous giant… https://t.co/q18AoGshcF
gr🇵🇼 @gr_tedi - 2019-12-07
Amazing tree lighting. Love it Toba Aquarium. https://t.co/4tk7sHYfFS
ไอเริ้บเมจัง 🦦 @RaniiRanini - 2019-12-05
Finally we met! May chan at Toba Aquarium is super cute ❤️ #seaotter #fluffymay #toba https://t.co/8yIc3cAzVZ
Natalie @0hinoki0 - 2019-12-04
Sleepy river otter at toba aquarium, so cute🐾😴💤 #aquarium #toba #tobaaquarium #otter #riverotter #wildlife #animals… https://t.co/ajiCsn8rFL
Librarian Cafe Library Nagoya @CafeLibraryNGO - 2019-12-02
Hello from the corner of Nagoya Japan. Today I saw it on the news that 5 electric eels generated electricity for l… https://t.co/xwAK1CnQIP
gr🇵🇼 @gr_tedi - 2019-12-01
@TOBA_AQUARIUM Is it possible to show the light, post video online?
gr🇵🇼 @gr_tedi - 2019-11-25
@TOBA_AQUARIUM @HirokiKISE Thanks for sharing the good news for PICRC, JICA, and Toba Aquarium!
gr🇵🇼 @gr_tedi - 2019-11-25
@TOBA_AQUARIUM Thank you!! https://t.co/k6R6XqYyQ4
The Mainichi (Japan) @themainichi - 2019-10-20
Bones to pick: Skeletal diver feeds Halloween vibes, and fish, at Japan aquarium @TOBA_AQUARIUM
FlakeFood @FlakeFood - 2019-10-07
Aquariums: TOBA AQUARIUM AND SPAIN MURA one day trip


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HI-JAPAN @YH_JPN_E - 2019-10-02
Ise Shima #YouthHostel is a great place to stay while sightseeing Shima. It's less than half an hour to Toba Aquari… https://t.co/pVc7JzxE6I
扬帆 @jiangjiaqiotter - 2019-09-13
江扬帆 @jiangjiaqiotter - 2019-09-13
Lucha★Lutra @heinrad - 2019-09-11
To have an otter best friend, it's the dream. Enjoyed Mei-chans antics today at @TOBA_AQUARIUM https://t.co/u5k3G9Filt
blodau_ceirios @blodau_ceirios - 2019-09-11
@TOBA_AQUARIUM I just saw the Cu-chan and Po-chan Walrus show. They were as fun in real life as the videos I have seen!
Bonnie Heather 🌱🐬🐾 @BonnieHeather3 - 2019-09-09
Both innocence, dolphin and child, manipulated for money greed.
Education should not be based on lies. locked… https://t.co/iQqEtu7fsF
じーこ كاظم ばっちこい⚾︎ @ji_ko_310_japan - 2019-09-09

Hi Dory! https://t.co/r5tqLCCHOi
Audrone @audronebkd - 2019-09-01
Chobo's calf, a finless porpoise, is currently being hand-raised by staff at the Toba Aquarium. The calf was born o… https://t.co/OuQYrWtqh4
hina 💙🦁 @viiaitch - 2019-08-22
@takasakinozomi aquarium and castle in toba! it had just been a short trip though from a time when i was in nara-
たかちゃん @BambinaDreamin - 2019-08-10
@barneydrums welcome to TOBA AQUARIUN👍

jazz @ existence is misery @apocryphii - 2019-07-31
lrt i hadn’t gone back to toba in several years but I really love the aquarium there. last year i went with my gran… https://t.co/HBt7WDYcOD


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