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Kushimoto Marine Park Aquarium

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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This park indoor. The marine park is quite big and house quite a number marine creatures. Sea... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2014
MLI_MLI
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Singapore, Singapore
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Surprisingly good!

When my husband, parents and I arrived at the entrance we were very close to not going in, given... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2013
rowbee
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Melbourne
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KUSHIMOTO MARINE PARK is the first marine park established in Japan. The park located in Kushimoto where is the southern-most point of the Mainland of Japan. Kuroshio Current washes the coast of Kushimoto, sea water is clear and warm all the year...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1157 Arida, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-3514, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 735-62-1122
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Our family was staying in a hotel in Kushimoto and took few minutes by car to arrive the Aquarium easily with clear sign at the entrance . We planned to visit the aquarium and also snorkelling in the Kushimoto diving park which was next to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

Kushimoto Marine Park Aquarium, where I went with my family, is a surprising aquarium for me. This aquarium is a medium size, and there is a restaurant beside the aquarium. When we walk tired, we can rest there. However, there are various kinds of park...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

On the route 42 highway, but strangely quiet with a few visitors. Many many species in the aquarium and presented in a most thoughtful way. They are very big on the turtles as there are many examples and many you can feed from the observation...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank HKeater
Reviewed February 8, 2016

When I lived in Kushimoto, I resisted going to this aquarium for a while. People told me it was dirty, run down, and not very interesting. When I did finally go, though, I was pleasantly surprised. The aquarium's water is dirty... But that's because it's...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank E V
Reviewed June 25, 2015

I like Aquarium!! This one is not famous at all. No crowd at all. Located along the seaside, need some walk from JR station along the beautiful sea side. Rent a car could be more convient if you could. There were underwater obervation tower, ship...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank cutejelly
Reviewed October 20, 2014

From the JR station, we took the free shuttle bus to the aquarium. Many kinds of fishes and invertebrates including corals living in and around Kushimoto Undersea Park are kept in the aquarium. In the 24 meter long under-water tunnel,I could see the awesome sight...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank GanL
Reviewed May 1, 2014

. . . in Japan. That is why every one of them is worth visiting, no matter how unknown or rundown they might look. I visited this aquarium back in 2000 or so, and back then you could touch the heads of the sea turtles,...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

This park indoor. The marine park is quite big and house quite a number marine creatures. Sea urchin is interesting. The boat to view sea tropical fishes from the glass window at the sea observation area. Can't really see much from the boat.

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Reviewed June 11, 2013

When my husband, parents and I arrived at the entrance we were very close to not going in, given how shabby it looked for the price. We took the plunge, though, and were very happy that we did. There were enough signs in English for...More

Date of experience: March 2013
2  Thank rowbee
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