You can see multiple whale sharks in captivity at one of the world's largest aquariums
“Churaumi” means “clear, beautiful seas” in the Okinawa language. Under the catch phrase “The Mysteries of Okinawa in Living Color,” Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium opened its doors as one of the world’s largest aquariums in August 2002 inside the Okinawa Commemorative National Government Park located in the northwest area of Okinawa Island.
|Name||Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium|
|Address||424, Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa|
|Business hours||※March September: 8:30 a.m. -8:00 p.m. (Last admission 7:00 p.m.)
October February: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Last admission 5:30 p.m.)
First Wednesday of December and the day after that will be closed
|Fees||Admission charges / adult 1,850 yen, high school student 1,230 yen, children 610 yen (6 years old to junior high school student), Under 6 years old Free|
|Parking lot||1,925 for ordinary cars, 113 for Large vehicles|
|Getting there||From Tokyo:[Air]About 2 hours 35 min from Haneda Airport to Naha Airport, about 2 hours 30 min by taxi or about 3 hours by Highway Bus from Naha Airport|
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Photo Gallery