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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

424 Ishikawa | Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture 905-0206, Japan
+81 980-48-2741
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Motobu-cho
Type: Marinas, Aquariums
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Beautiful setting and lots of free parking! Lots to do for free, walk around, go to the beach, watch the dolphin show and l sign up early for the lottery to interact with the dolphins. Buy some discount tickets at 4:00 pm and visit the aquarium. What a day!

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Okinawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

The aquarium is part of the the larger Ocean Expo Park. Since my husband and I are living on the island, we splurged for the annual pass, which was exactly double the cost of the single adult entry fee of 1850 Yen (about $18.50). The facility is very well laid out, making it difficult to miss exhibits. Visitors are naturally... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

The entry fee is pretty cheap and you get such an amazing experience. I love to visit aquariums, and this is my favorite. You get to see all the levels of live in the ocean which leads you to a massive window full of sharks, whale sharks and rays. I can't wait to go back. It's also right next to... More

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Have some nice deep sea animals. Next to the famous emerald beach. Have large sharks and fishes tank you will never forget. Recommended. It is a good place to visit.

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New York City, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

What else is there to say? They have three huge whale sharks in an aquarium. It is very impressive to see, even if a bit sad. The huge manta rays, grouper and large selection of crabs are all cool to see. They also have a nice shark display too.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The aquarium is amazing! Lot's of exotics fishes. I had a wonderful time there. There is all infrastructure you need. There is a beautiful view of the beach as well.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

To see it is to beleive it, the Aquarium is very very big, your eye can only see little bit at a time, there are many many fishes swimming around, you don't know what to follow, I never see so many fishes in one place in my life time,Whale Shark, Alfred Manta, Bull Shark, Tiger Shark, Bowmouth Guitarfish, and thousand... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We joined a day tour and this attraction turned out to be its highlight and that of Okinawa in general, by a mile. We only had 2 hours there, but could have spent the entire day without getting bored. You'll be wowed by the main tank with the whale sharks and mantas and even a dolphin, but I was equally... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice huge aquarium, and I like the view as well, especially we left late and saw the sunset. However it is quite faraway from Naha

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I love Okinawa,this place is beautiful for all family to visit.Is next to Emerald beach,Butterflies park.Great parking area,if you have a little children take,a stroller,or rent one in aquarium.Don't miss restaurant at Shark Tank,,is amazing watching ocean creatures swimming right above you! At souvenir shops,they have very affordable fine 925 silver jewelry,I got dolphin neckless and hearings..On the hot day,you... More

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