Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan)

This aquarium in the Tempozan Bay Area is the world's largest aquarium. It is even more popular now as they have drastically changed how guests view the exhibits, including the Pacific Ocean Tank where you can see whale sharks leisurely swimming about. Enjoy a wide variety of Pacific-Rim themed exhibits to see and enjoy including California Sea Lions, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, and a fish tank with a tunnel from which you can observe the animals.

Spot details

Osaka Osakashi Minato-ku Kaigandori 1-1-10
10:00-20:00 (admission until 1 hour before closing)
*depending on the season. Check the website for details
2023/1/10, 11
[Admission fee] [Adults (High school students/1Over 6)] 2,400yen [Elementary and junior high school students] 1,200yen [Toddlers (3 years old and over)] 600yen [Sinia (65 and over/Certificate required) )] 2,200yen
Parking Lot
※ [Weekday] 200yen/30min (Maximum charge Friday1,200yen)
[SaturdaySundayPublic holiday/Special Sunday] 250yen/30min (Maximum charge Friday2,000yen)
Credit Card
Not available (no smoking inside)
Not available
Vegetarian Menu
Available (if there is a request, available within the available range)
English Menu
Available (English leaflet)
Halal certified
Available (Tempozan Market Place 3F)
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 22, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Possible (Only if you use a carry case for pets. Please refrain from entering with your pet's body part out of the carry case. The size of the case is 50 cm x 20 cm. (The maximum height is limited to 30 cm. In addition, we may refuse to allow pets that may disturb other guests, such as dogs that bark a lot.)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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Update date:2023.02.02

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  • Huge!
    4.0 Reviewed:2021.11.27
    Went here during my birthday weekend in Osaka and the building is great. So many fish to see! The tanks are so big! So many different types of animals to see. Definitely need to see this place. There...
  • Beautiful whales shark
    5.0 Reviewed:2021.08.30
    This is my first time seeing whale shark, it’s so beautiful.. good place to spent with children.Reasonable price and animals seems happy and healthy
  • Family Day Out
    4.0 Reviewed:2021.06.27
    Very long queue during summer month. Many activities for young kids. You could easily spend a whole day here.

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