Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Motobu-cho

4.5
Situated on the site of the 1975 World's Fair, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium continues to attract millions of visitors with its world-class variety of marine life. Touch tanks near the entrance of the three-story aquarium allow you to get up close and personal with starfish and seashells. Daily feedings and shows are open to the public; check ahead for relevant times. Make sure you stop at the massive Kuroshio Tank to see manta rays and giant whale sharks. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Motobu-cho holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We loved this good size aquarium encompassing whale sharks among other species. The largest tank was stunning. Rooms were interesting and well presented. Very nice family visit.  more »
  • Set up is beautiful and it's not just the aquarium. There's also outside stuff; beautiful Japanese garden, boardwalk behind the Dolphin theater, dolphins, turtles, manatees. I did feel as if their...  more »
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  • The dolphin show is amazing and totally free! You can have lunch right next to the big tank with the whale sharks, and the food is not expensive at all. The aquarium is absolutely beautiful and a fair price. If you have the ability, definitely go on a weekday because it does get really crowded on the weekend
  • You can easily spend 4-5 hours just wandering in the aquarium catching every single show. Great place to visit. The open area is also fun to explore if you have time to spare.
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