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Otaru Aquarium 

Otaru Aquarium originated from the 1958 Hokkaido Expo where it was used as a venue attraction for Otaru.

The aquarium moved to its current location in 1974 and is known as one of the oldest aquariums in Japan.

The aquarium is located on a picturesque site, surrounded by a National Park and just 15 minutes drive

from the city center.

Annual visitors to the aquarium exceed 340,000 and it’s loved by people of all ages.

The aquarium exhibits 5000 animals of 250 different species.

The main building has 50 aquariums of various sizes, exhibiting both warm and cold water animals.

The Marine Mammals Park runs along the natural rocky shore, and exhibits Steller sealions, seals,

penguins and walruses.

Otaria and dolphin shows are performed daily in the Dolphin Stadium.Our Amusement Park

located next to the aquarium has more than 10 attractions,including a Ferris Wheel.

Marine mammals park  Gentoo penguin walrus Spotted Seal & Harbor Seal

Arabesque greenling North Pacific Giant Octopus Moon Jelly Dolly varden

Opening Time and Admission Fees

mar.21-Oct.15 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

Oct.16-Nov.29 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Dec.19-Feb.28(`16)10:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Closed: Nov.29-Dec.18

(Please make sure to enter at least 30 minutes before closing time)

Admission Fees (Tax-included)

Individual (Single)

          Group (20 or more)
 Adult

(Age16 and Over)

 1400yen  1300yen
 Child

(Age6 to 15)

 530yen  470yen
 Preschooler

(Age3 to 5)

 210yen  210yen

Dec.19-Feb.28(`16)

Adults 1000yen. Children 400yen. Preschooler 200yen.

Admission Fees (Tax-included)      Student Group

High school 700yen
Junior high school 420yen
Elementary school 320yen
Preschool 210yen
The admission fee of escorting teachers are the same as their pupil’s fee.

Ringed Seal pup (2008) Bottlenose Dolphin Harbour Porpoise Ribbon Seal

 

Parking  (Tax-included)

Fees Examples
Large Vehicle 1000yen Buses
Medium Vehicle 800yen Microbuses
Regular Vehicle 600yen Including compact cars
Motorcycle 200yen Auto Two-wheeled vehicle

*Parking fees are one-time fees per vehicle and not based on time.

*Payment in advance. Tour coupons are not available.

Amusement Park (Tax-included)

【Period】 Apr.19-Oct.12     【Hours】 9:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

【Admission Fees】 Free

【Riding ticket】 1 ticket 100yen.  Coupon (11 ticket)  1000yen

Some attractions have height bar.

May be changed or suspended according to weather or season.

Access

アクセス

JR Hokkaido: Discount Tickets including JR ticket and Admission fee of Otaru Aquarium are available at the main stations of JR Hokkaido
Hokkaido Chuo Bus:Using One-day ticket ,Otaru Aquarium admission fees will be discounted.      Discount Tickets including Round-trip bus ticket from Sapporo and admission fee of Otaru Aquarium are on sale.For details contact Chuo Bus Otaru branch : Phone 0134-25-3333 Sapporo branch : Phone011-231-0500
Sightseeing Boat : Operating from Apr.to Oct. Discount tickets including Sightseeing Boat fare and Admission fee of Otaru Aquarium are on sale.For details contact Otaru Kanko Shinkokosha : Phone 0134-29-3131

 

 Penguin show Steller Sea Lion Show Seal Show Dolphin Show

 

OTARU AQUARIUM

3-303 Shukutsu, Otaru City,Hokkaido 047-0047, Japan

Phone:+(81)134-33-1400 http://otaru-aq.jp   E-mail: info@otaru-aq.jp