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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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