Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Travel Guide - Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium


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 aquarium's main theme 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 Hours

  • 8:30 - 20:00 *Admission until 19:00
  • 8:30 - 18:30 (October - February) *Admission until 17:30


  • 1st Wednesday of December and the following day.

Access / Public Transport

  • 60 minutes from Nago Bus Terminal by the #65, 66, 70 bus.Get off at Kinenkoen-mae Bus stop.

Address / Location

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So Beautiful,So Fun!
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