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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
General Admission to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
From US$20.88*
General Admission to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
From US$20.88*
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“sea creatures”(172 reviews)
“marine life”(157 reviews)
See the wide range of habitats that make up the Pacific Rim on a tour of this fascinating aquarium, which takes you from one environment to another and lets you feel as though you’re underwater.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Aquarium is big and interactive. Different kind of species. It will get crowded but it’s quite comfortable to walk around. The viewing area is nice. A lot of place to sit and admire the fish. Toilet is clean. Best is to buy the ticket online....More

Thank FaridFlowers
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The was a huge variety of sea animals to be seen! It takes maybe about 2-3 hours to complete the whole aquarium trip. Just outside is the giant ferris wheel which you can ride on if you purchased a combi ticket for it. A pleasant...More

Thank Lynaaz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth to spend half a day in this aquarium, great experience spending time with those seals, dolphins, penguins etc playing around. The most impressive is the biggest aquarium in this building which allocated for different species of stingrays, big fish and sharks. The most attractive...More

Thank zh0ngyic
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A wonderful experience, this is a great aquarium. We went at about 4pm and it was not very busy which was perfect, both for seeing everything and access to all the stamps dotted around the place. If you’ve been to Atlanta aquarium there’s not much...More

Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium is built in such a way that we start from the very top (8th level I think) and slowly make our way down on a gentle slope in big circles around the huge tanks. We love how we could see the animals so...More

Thank WendyL3563
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a 10 min ferry from Hotel Universal Port to the aquarium. A lot of fun activities eg. finding all the stamps, seals & dolphins playing in separate tanks, touching of stingrays, etc. Worth the trip especially for kids. V

Thank JorinGoh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one afternoon at the Osaka Aquarium. We enjoyed the exhibits and overall design of the building. We took so many photos of this memorable trip.

1  Thank paulmgarcia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Osaka Aquarium located near the Osaka Bay Area.Many interesting fishes from various part of the the world, including jelly fish as well. You can touch the sting ray and baby shark! The whale shark, spider crab and sting ray are the main attraction....More

1  Thank joongyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's my 2nd visit to the aquarium & I absolutely love this place. It's within 10mins walk from Osakajo stn. Try avoid the weekends as It was rather crowded. It's 8storey place. Lots of viewing windows for the main tank (whale sharks, rays, sharks) and...More

Thank jamz1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far one of my all time favorite stops in Osaka. Great deal to purchase the aquarium entrance fee and Ferris wheel package. We spent a lot of time admiring the large viewing tank with the large trevally, rays and whale shark! We were warned...More

Thank HawaiiBorn69
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Foo Vung T | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in Dec, the Otters were a huge bunch and playing joyfully.
11 January 2018|
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Response from Shelley M | Reviewed this property |
Check if your hotel sells the tickets. we stayed at universal port and they sold the tickets and ferry tickets also. Very easy and not crowded day we went. Never saw any lines to get it. Well organised. Enjoy.
Ann T
23 October 2017|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
I would say Saturday is better