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Address: 424 Ishikawa | Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, Kunigami-gun, Motobu-cho 905-0206, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 980-48-2741
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Loved this place, it's a pain to get to on busses though.

Would definitely put this down as a not to be missed attraction if you are on okinawa. Its a pain to get to on public transport but handy with rental cars. The aquarium and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Would definitely put this down as a not to be missed attraction if you are on okinawa. Its a pain to get to on public transport but handy with rental cars. The aquarium and the dolphin shows are top class. Kid friendly too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wonderful Aquarium that is huge and is time well spent. If you're in Okinawa, I recommend making a stop here.

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ormond beach fl
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Skip the buffet lunch,but walk down and see the turtles, manatees, and FREE dolphin show. We did not pay to go into the aquarium due to time restraints, but have heard it is fabulous. Also botanical gardens close by are supposed to be grat

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Bergschenhoek, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Originally I wasn't planning on going here but being it close to Motobu Port (for ferries to mainland Japan) I decided to check the place out. It's a huge park, decent parking facilities and loads of things to do. The aquarium is just one thing, but there are several other things for free to. A beach corner with three beaches,... More 

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Hong Kong
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is one of the best Aquarium I've ever visited. Go as a couple, or definitely bring your kids, driving is 1hr45min from Naha. So go early, and reserve 3-4 hour well spent. The following are must see (in walking order from main building). - Marine Life Exhibition - Shark Exhibition - Main Whale Exhibition - Dolphin Show - Sea... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I visited here my first time in Japan and I loved it, it is very well maintained and the tanks look very clean. The entire grounds are huge and there is lots to see, loved it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

this aquarium should the most important spot in Okinawa, splendid tank with tremendous sea creatures makes you scream. Worth to stay at least 3 hrs, if you got children, stay half day. The dolphin show and shark show is must! p.s. you can get a special discount after 4 p.m. visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Pretty large park with lots to see and do. The giant tank with whale sharks is definitely a sight to see! The rest of the inside aquarium is similar to other aquariums, a cool and fun activity. There are outside exhibits as well, and a play area for kids. One of my favorite parts was the replication of old Okinawa... More 

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Starkville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This park is wonderful. The aquarium starts with displays showing the fish that live in the shallows, then the displays show deeper and deeper environs. It all ends at the largest aquarium that has 3 whale sharks in it as well as others schools. There is dining in this area so you can eat and enjoy the tank. You can... More 

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Courtice, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This aquarium is breathtaking. From the mind blowing exhibits to the awesome lunch buffet. Give yourself lots of time to absorb not only the aquarium, but the breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding beauty. You really don't want to miss seeing this aquarium.

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