Suma Aqualife Park

Travel Guide - Suma Aqualife Park


Suma Aqualife Park, located in Suma Seaside Park, is one of the biggest aquariums in Japan.
It displays 13,000 of fishes and animals.
You can see sharks and rays swimming in a huge tank and enjoy walking through an underwater tunnel with Pirarucu from the Amazon River in South America.
You can also see their dolphin show and feeding shows of Archerfish, electric eel, and sea otter.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 (October - June)
  • 9:00 - 20:00 (July - September)


  • Wednesdays (December - February) *except national holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from JR Suma-kaihinkoen Station

Address / Location

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Tweets @rehownet2 - 2021-09-10
Kobe Municipal Suma Aqualife Park Kobe Sumasui Creatures School “Tortoise Breeding Experience” will be held @rehownet2 - 2021-09-06
Kobe Municipal Suma Aqualife Park Kobe We will hold a Sumasui Creatures School “Sea Turtle Ecotourism in Kobe Airpo…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-07-21
Extended summer hours at Suma Aqualife Park

The Suma Aqualife Park will be open until 8, feature mini movie screen…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-07-21
“Black Night Aquarium”:
Aug. 23 – 27, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Bldg. 1F & 2F

Suma Aqualife Park
1-3-5, Waka…
Northeast Today @NortheastToday - 2021-06-04
West Japan Railway Co. and Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe have jointly developed a system to prevent turtles from getti…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-06-03
3. How to submit:
- Follow Suma Aqualife Park’s official Instagram account, @kobe_sumasui
- Post your most memorabl…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-06-03
4. Winners:
5 winners will be decided after the submission period ends, and their usernames & photos posted on Suma…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-06-03
5. Participation gift pick-up
- Gift pick-up period: June 1 – August 29, 2021
- How to receive your participation g…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-06-03
6. Disclaimers
- Suma Aqualife Park reserves the right to freely use submitted photos in its facility displays, web…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-06-03
Instagram Photo Campaign: Share your memories of your visits to Suma Aqualife Park!

The theme is “Watashi to Sumas…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-05-11
Lucky the otter, RIP

A fan favorite at the Suma Aqualife Park, Lucky (male) passed away on May 9 at the very ripe…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-05-11
Lucky was born in 1998 in Kagoshima, then lived in Niigata, then Kobe in 2012. When the sea otter exhibit at Suma A…
Mulboyne @Mulboyne - 2021-05-10
Lucky, a sea otter at Suma Aqualife Park, has died at 22. Lucky was the oldest sea otter in captivity in Japan. In…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-05-06
Because Sumasui has become so near and dear to our hearts, photos, videos, and other data will be stored on Kobe Ci…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-05-06
Suma Aqualife Park diorama papercraft printout:

Suma Aqualife Park diorama papercraft inst…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-05-06
Suma Aqualife Park diorama papercraft

Nicknamed “Sumasui”, Kobe’s beloved aquarium will be closing in May 2023 for…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2021-04-26
- Arima Hot Springs facilities (including public bathhouses)
- Azul Maiko & Meriken Park parking lots
- All fishing…
𝙎𝙦𝙪𝙖𝙡𝙤𝙢𝙞𝙭 - shark & ray genomics & beyond @Squalomix4earth - 2021-02-28
Blacktip reef shark at Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, Japan.

#水族館 #ツマグロ
𝙎𝙦𝙪𝙖𝙡𝙤𝙢𝙞𝙭 - shark genomics & beyond @Squalomix4earth - 2021-02-28
Blacktip reef shark at Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, Japan.

#水族館 #ツマグロ
#イルカショーを絶対見ない! #イルカ殺戮を絶対許さない! Ⓥ🌱 @andy_christophi - 2020-11-23
The Animal Liberation March in Nagoya yesterday was a huge success with over 100 activists taking part!
🌾kuro🍙 rarepair conman demon @shokurensei - 2020-09-13
thoughtful silence.

so here they are on the way to suma aqualife park. it was either here or all the way to kinosa…
i speak shamu @seaofsurprises_ - 2020-08-28
@lylia_lynn @tuftedpuffin suma aqualife park right? apparently they'll transfer two out of kamogawa's 4 orcas to their new facility @rehownet2 - 2020-07-31
Kobe Municipal Suma Aqualife Park We will exhibit “whitening tadpoles”. Exhibited for a limited time from Saturday,…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-07-14
Reservations required to visit Suma Aqualife Park

As part of preventive measures for Covid-19, the aquarium will b…
#イルカショーを絶対見ない! #イルカ殺戮を絶対許さない! Ⓥ🌱 @andy_christophi - 2020-06-30
In just two months time, this very trust will put them in grave danger in Taiji as the ruthless dolphin hunters…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-05-28
*Now open*
-City Hall 24F Observation Lobby & 1F Citizens’ Lobby
-Goshikizuka Kofun
-Kobe City Archaeological Resou…
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-05-07
Clips of cute critters on Kobe City’s TikTok!

If you can’t go to the zoo, bring the zoo to you! Watch short videos…
H&R Group Japan @HRGroupJapan - 2020-02-27
Archive: Suma Aqualife Park: A Full Day of Fun at Suma Beach in Kobe #japan #relocation
Gail Bowers @GailBow90094610 - 2020-02-08
Help Stop Suma Aqualife Park From Building New Enclosures for Orcas and Other Dolphins via @PETAAsia:
sofikar @sofikar - 2020-02-06
Help Stop Suma Aqualife Park From Building New Enclosures for Orcas and Other Dolphins via @PETAAsia: