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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale sharks” (432 reviews)
“sea creatures” (163 reviews)
“marine life” (150 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6576-5501
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"whale sharks"
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"sea creatures"
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"marine life"
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"big tank"
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"touch pool"
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"petting area"
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"the pacific ocean"
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"different species"
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"ferris wheel"
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"the main attraction"
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"clams"
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"santa maria"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

AMAZING, I SAY AMAZING, This place is so Amazing, this place is so wonderful with the marine life, great fish, and clean. I like that fish like Great Whale, Stingray. In my country, when i want to see great whale or sting ray, i must...More

1  Thank DimasNugrahaS1
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great aquarium, my 2 year old grand son just loved it, we had my 6 week old grand daughter in a pram as well, they recommend that you leave your stroller or pram at the beginning, we didn’t as the 6 week old was sleeping...More

Thank heather_mewett
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Japan and the aquarium came highly recommended by family and friends. We were not disappointed at all, the aquarium was a wonderful adventure. Our family of five is from Hawaii and our ages are 13,24,25,47, and 48. Each of...More

Thank blk232018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Plenty of content with huge variety of fish. You are also able to engage with the stingray and baby sharks (please wash your hand) and also to take photos of the penguins.

Thank Try Prihatono N
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit with family, friends, children. Central dome of pacific contains Whale shark ( most attractive one), Shark, Sting ray and lots. Periferial Aquarium contains the fish from different regions and sea. Another one most attractive thing is Antarctica's Penguin. Various Jelly fish.

1  Thank Suspanda G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There was a huge selection of fish and different animals. The entire place just kept going and some of the tanks were huge. There were seals, dolphins and even a whale shark. It was just amazing. Highly recommend

Thank Jordan E
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a rainy Sunday afternoon we went to visit this aquarium. It is well maintained and there is lots to see.

Thank TravellerR0tterdam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sea otters had a nice living environment next to a waterfall. See the cute dolphins and enjoy the sea lions and seals. The whale shark and other sharks can be viewed at different heights. A nice aquarium similar to others except the whale shark. My...More

Thank julesng07
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited midweek in the afternoon and had missed the morning crowd & school groups. The animals were active and playful so we got to see them playing. If you start your visit at 1pm, you'll catch quite a few of the feeding times of...More

Thank OccasionalTravelBug
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kaiyukan is Rank 6th Best Aquarium in a world 2018. A great place to enjoy by couple or family, clean and have some special event during all year, what makes that place Special is a massive “Jinbeisame “Whale Shark with impressive manta flying into the...More

1  Thank Ludovic S
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lindamichelle1
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.
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Kristi M
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.
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Ann T
23 October 2017|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
I would say Saturday is better
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