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Kinosaki Marine World

#3 of 67 things to do in Toyooka Features Animals
1090 Seto, Toyooka 669-6192, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 796-28-2300
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Loved it!

First of all, the scenery by itself was amazing! The marine world was really interesting, in... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
via mobile
Better than expected

We did not have high expectation of this facility as it is located in the countryside, on the coast... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
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“dolphin show” (4 reviews)
“animal shows” (2 reviews)
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Opens in 19 min
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1090 Seto, Toyooka 669-6192, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 796-28-2300
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

First of all, the scenery by itself was amazing! The marine world was really interesting, in particular the live shows! I couldn't recommend it enough. We had a great time there!!!

Thank Bauabu
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We did not have high expectation of this facility as it is located in the countryside, on the coast of the Sea of Japan. We had not been to Osaka Kaiyukan yet but the onsen staff had told us that the Kaiyukan is way bigger...More

1  Thank chenoa
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The Marine world is nice, though the natural scenery is even better. We went during the week in the late afternoon and it was quiet.

Thank John K
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I was really surprised by how much I enjoyed Kinosaki Marine World as it was quite hidden away and I did not really have high expectations; however, by the end of the visit I walked away pleasantly surprised with how well the sea life and...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there on Sunday with our 1 year old son and 5 years old nephew. I shall start this review by warning that no credit card payment is accepted and the nearest ATM is nowhere near. It came as a surprise...More

Thank asiatravelersteve
Reviewed 12 April 2016

If you’re in Kinosaki, this is a great way to spend a couple of hours. The aquarium is nice and modern with a good variety of fish, but the real attraction is the animal shows they put on. The trainers do a great job with...More

Thank lowzip
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We spent a few days at Kinosaki and decided to spend an afternoon at Marine World and we weren't disappointed. We rented bikes from the rental place by the train station and rode along the riverside to get there in an hour or so.The location...More

Thank RickandSherrie
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Great animal shows! I don't speak Japanese, but I really enjoyed the animal demonstrations at marine world. Several shows are offered during the day-I saw the main show in the stadium (great) and also a sea lion show (in the sea lion exhibit). The aquarium...More

1  Thank Velouria444
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Spent a few hours here. First there was a penguin parade, a walrus show and then the diving seals. You could pat a dolphin, or fish for your lunch. We paid 650yen and got a small rod and bait. It is really easy to catch...More

2  Thank Lisafromwa
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We had one and a half days in Kinosaki and decided to visit Marine World in between all the onsen visits. We easily spent about three hours there, it's large and well-kept, and quite impressive considering how out of the way it seems. Especially enjoyed...More

1  Thank Cauliloo
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