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Toba Aquarium

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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So much fun!

Had been there for 3 times maybe, the place is so quiet old but it is so clean and well organized... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
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Fantastic visit to Toba Aquarium

Beautiful aquarium with lots of sea life including walrusses lots of explanations in English too... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Nagold, Germany
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3-3-6 Toba, Toba 517-8517, Mie Prefecture
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Had been there for 3 times maybe, the place is so quiet old but it is so clean and well organized especially the different types of species, they arranged it very well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank miraflort
Reviewed December 28, 2018

This place is not for you if you are aware of animal welfare issues. Most of the enclosures are much too small and they still have animal shows. It's right next to the ocean so could easily have larger enclosures if they relly cared about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Beautiful aquarium with lots of sea life including walrusses lots of explanations in English too, Super Aquarium in Kombination mit einem "Zoo" Besonders interessant war die Walross Vorführung

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 9franzk
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Came here unwillingly at insistence of Japanee travel companion. Though I'm sure the staff at Toba Aquarium care about the wonderful creatures under their care, there is an appalling lack of awareness here concerning animal welfare and public education. Not that surprising since this there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank UK G
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Some of the animals here aren't shown anywhere else in Japan, like the dugong. There were many unusual animals, such as adorable little garden eels, and outside there was even a "petting" area with fish that clearly loved the attention!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We had 2-3 hours to kill on a rainy morning before heading home and decided to check out the Toba Aquarium. Even considering the reviews, I wasn’t sure the trip would be worth the $24 apiece tickets, but I was pleasantly surprised. I’ve visited several...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank conifer_doc
Reviewed March 9, 2018

My husband and I are dugong lovers. We really enjoyed visiting Serena the dugong as well as seeing a variety of other sea creatures. We went on a weekday so not many visitors and there were lots of photo opportunities. A visit to the souvenir...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank halconnen
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

I didn’t expect to find such a high quality aquarium in a small city like Toba. It was a very interesting and enjoyable visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank seoktingc
Reviewed November 1, 2017

This is an old aquarium, renewed several times, with some excellent display and some others with debatable space for the animals. Still this is my favourite aquarium in Japan,out of dozens of others one sees around the country. An AMAZING collection of sea and river...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Higuma2017
Reviewed September 29, 2017

The Toba Aquarium is superbly arranged and contains some rare examples of marine animals such as, for example, dugong. A special attraction for young people is a play with streaked seals that provokes also sympathy of the older people

Date of experience: September 2017
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