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Awesome aquarium

Very nice large aquarium. Also very crowded! They offered a dolphin show - such as you would see... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Chico, California
Awesome Aquarium

One of the best aquariums I ever been to in the world, my kids loved it. What a spectacular place... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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3-2-22 Kumoji | JA Dream-kan 2F, Naha 900-0015, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-917-1500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the biggest and best aquarium I have visited in the world.The main attraction is the huge water tank located in the centre of the building with different species of fish and marine life inside.The star performers are the 2 giant whale...More

Thank chan_pup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It depends on the day but the day we went, it was so crowded that we were like pushed around in the aquarium and could not enjoy observing the fish and sea creatures. The buildings and facilities are old and not quite fascinating.

Thank GKen64
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Its a very nice aquarium for which you may spend the whole day there. Whale shark is extraordinary. Just cannot find this anywhere else in the world. In addition, there is a restaurant in the aquarium and you may queue for the table close to...More

Thank Nightscrawler_L
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Very nice large aquarium. Also very crowded! They offered a dolphin show - such as you would see at Marine World in the US. Large grounds could easily have spent half a day here.

Thank Chicotravel
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

One of the best aquariums I ever been to in the world, my kids loved it. What a spectacular place to see.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I was there when this aquarium was brand new for the 1975 World Expo. One of few facilities left from the Expo. At the time, I think it had the biggest tank in the world. It's still good to visit and there is a restaurant...More

1  Thank Sam K
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The large tank and the two huge whale sharks are show stoppers. What a sight. I've seen many an aquarium, in Seattle, Vancouver BC, Oregon Coast, Monterey, San Diego; I love aquariums, and this one really stands out with those two really huge whale sharks....More

Thank Floyd H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

For the paid exhibit areas, one will need at most 2 hours. The big aquarium with the giant whales is a must to see though. Wait for their feeding time and you will be awestruck. You will probably spend more time outside the paid area...More

Thank Roy F
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Ok. I admit it. We flew to Okinawa from Osaka just to go to this aquarium. I’m so glad I did! Incredibly beautiful. Expansive! Plan on being here six hours or more. Plan early if you didn’t rent a car (Okinawa had age restrictions, and...More

1  Thank Likes2travel_13
Reviewed 23 April 2018

What a sight. The cafe next to the main tank should be a must stop. Try to get reserve seating right against the glass. The whale sharks are so huge each took a while to swim by right next to you. After your meal you...More

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