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Busena Marine Park

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Cute spot

The glass bottomed boat ride was not available due to rain but enjoyed the underwater observatory... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2019
via mobile
Close encounter with fishes without getting wet

The Busena Underwater Observatory is a good place to visit if you would like to get an underwater... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
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1744-1 Kise, Nago 905-0026, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-52-3379
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All reviews underwater observatory glass bottom boat spiral staircase fish getting wet boat ride shuttle bus free parking their natural habitat buy a ticket well worth the visit combined ticket scuba diving per adult all kinds tower pier
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

We came to take the glass bottom boat rides but we're so disappointed because there was no boat ride that day because of bad weather conditions . Did not do the underwater observatory but walked around . The surrounding is beautiful . It is as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jolinpl
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

The glass bottomed boat ride was not available due to rain but enjoyed the underwater observatory thoroughly. A tight squeeze down there and limiting the visitors at any one time will likely help but it’s a cool and wonderful experience to view the marine wildlife...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

The underwater cruise, the main attraction was closed. The observatory tower is not really worth the price, 5 min stay. Need to take shuttle. No food outlet nearby. Need a car, free parking.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ben69059
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

I went here expecting a few different activities and attractions or maybe even just a park but I'm really not sure what the marine park part of the place is. There is the observation tower which you pay to enter and a glass bottom boat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

The Busena Underwater Observatory is a good place to visit if you would like to get an underwater view of fishes in their natural habitat without getting wet. The observatory is really quite small and can only hold a limited number of people at one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We had theee generations in our group and found this to be a super great activity. If you are already in Oona - just buy the ticket, drive up, take a shuttle (15min wait tops) or take a 10min walk from the entrance to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YingYingOH
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This is as close to snorkelling/scuba diving as you get without getting wet! The underwater observatory extends down to 4metre depth. We saw a good variety of fish (not so much for corals though, but I’m not an expert). Some of the fish are really...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kiwixora
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Islandbreeze is a dive shop inside Busena Resort. I have done skin diving in this Centre back in 2015. It was a wonderful experience. Last week, I brought my son to do fun diving here again. The dive spot is beautiful. Good for beginner divers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patrickfwf
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

There’s two main attractions here, underwater tower, which goes to 4 meter depth and glass bottom boat. Both offer pretty much same sort of activity. Marine life, which can be seen, is not particularity interesting, with exception of young kids and those visiting seaside for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Bussena Marine Park was a panorama sea view. Nice place to visit. You can drive a car in the park and car park was big then walking to the building. Buy a ticket on the floor and go down floor to see Ocean life. You...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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