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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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See the wide range of habitats that make up the Pacific Rim on a tour of this fascinating aquarium, which takes you from one environment to another and lets you feel as though you’re underwater.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale sharks” (407 reviews)
“sea creatures” (149 reviews)
“marine life” (138 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great rainy day spot with the kids in Osaka. We did get trapped with a seemingly endless flood of school groups but despite this the Aquarium was still an amazing experience. Recommend getting the day pass at a manned subway gate which will give you...More

Thank geomagic
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main fish tank is outstanding. Gave it 4 stars because my visit was a bit crowded but otherwise a great experience.

Thank aroscaaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The biggest and best one we have been too. Very busy and lots of screaming kids but it is nice to see their excitement. The ice cream at the end was definitely a high light haha, was soooo yummy!! The whale sharks were absolutely wonderful...More

Thank Avril S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive aquarium. The most impressive thing is that whatever they advertise you might see, you will see. Feeding shows by the schedule. All animals are photogenic and there for you. Kids love the visit as well as adults. I think I can spend a whole...More

Thank Happyhare06
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best aquariums I've ever visited. Several floors and filled with aquatic life from all over the world. Give yourself a good couple hours to tour this. A quaint ferry ride over and back from Universal Port Hotel. Next to beautiful Ferris wheel.

Thank ckb7063
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buy the combo ticket which allows you free rides on the subway for 1 day and entrance to the aquarium. This allows you to skip the queue at the ticket counters as well. Navigation to the aquarium from train station is pretty straight forward with...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stinks when you enter like wet fish market. Claimed as biggest aquarium but it’s the height or levels of the aquarium and not wide. It’s sad to see 2 whale sharks in a narrow aquarium swimming in circles and 4 or 5 huge Ocean sunfish...More

Thank tiger_downunder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to a number of aquariums all over the world and this one definitely was my favorite. The large central tank with whale sharks and other large fish was truly amazing. This aquarium is definitely a must see.

Thank weekendbob
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cool aquarium. A bit small but very well designed. The whale sharks are the key feature for sure. I think this would be an ordinary aquarium where it not for the whale sharks

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago

IT was nice place, very crowded, but had a lot of nice things to see. The aquarium was nicely set up.

Thank jmorales122589
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Peter R
June 4, 2017|
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Response from isatto | Reviewed this property |
Check on their website, they do lend wheelchair. For wheelchair users Visitors who use wheelchairs in the aquarium are requested to come to the KAIYUKAN Information Counter located on the 2F of the Entrance Building to... More
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Hal T | Reviewed this property |
roughly $25.00 US per person. They do have special prices -- (i.e. child, senior, group, holidays). They also have prices that combine the aquarium and going on the ferry to the neighboring Universal Studios (separate... More
May 16, 2017|
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Response from umbrellahouseosaka | Reviewed this property |
It is 2300Yen for adult ticket. I recommend you buy a discount ticket which is ¥2,550YEN including one day unlimited travel pass!