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Shimoda Aquarium

#5 of 68 things to do in Shimoda Features Animals
3-22-31, Shimoda 415-8502, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-3567
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This place consists of many aquatic creatures. The place is big. The dolphin & sea lion show is... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Muhryy
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Bulacan Province, Philippines
via mobile
Aquarium was part of a Tour

We were on a bus tour that included the Aquarium. Like the other reviewers, I thought the dolphin... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Kcb42n8
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Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
26 Dec 2016
“Fun”
28 Oct 2016
“Aquarium was part of a Tour”
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3-22-31, Shimoda 415-8502, Shizuoka Prefecture
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+81 558-22-3567
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This place consists of many aquatic creatures. The place is big. The dolphin & sea lion show is really fun. Kinda feel bad for the penguins locked in a small place though. Though it's still good to visit this place 🙂

Thank Muhryy
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were on a bus tour that included the Aquarium. Like the other reviewers, I thought the dolphin exhibit pretty containing for them and some of the other animals. We were there for their feeding and show which the crowd loved. We also saw them...More

Thank Kcb42n8
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Old, dirty and small. I'm worried about the animals.. Many of the areas for the animals are very small. We went because of the "swim with dolphins in the ocean" ad. It's a super tiny circle with 5 other people for 30 mins and 2...More

Thank YokaiTrip
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is not a good aquarium. The animals were in very constrained tanks except for the dolphins that seemed to be a more natural environment. Old and not friendly for the animals.

Thank Ram1983
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Shows are at various locations. You feel that the animals perform with joy. Some of the animals in display should get more space, like the king pinguines.

Thank OskarCH
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Terrible terrible impression of this place, to house a sea turtle in a tiniest tank was heartbreaking to see, I really do hope the housing and treatment of these animals are reconsidered and that anyone who cares about animals does not support their business! Please...More

Thank tpn88
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Great to see dolphins and seals up close and other small but impressive collection of marine life. The jelly fish display is superb. We spent about 3 hours including a quick lunch and enjoyed Shimoda Aquarium. It is small, friendly and genuine and gives a...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Shimoda Floating Aquarium has dolphins living in a net separated ocean bay, sea lions, sea otters, wonderful tanks of jelly fish and fish, and a large tank with an amazing array of fish including a school of smaller fish. The dolphins and sea lions are...More

Thank rasillon
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Shimoda aquarium is a short 500-700 meter walk from the Shimoda train station. You have to go through a small tunnel under a mountain. You then reach a bay, surrounded by rocks/cliffs. The bay is transformed into a big pool for dolphins, who are...More

Thank MoksiJourney
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Even though the aquarium is quite small and slightly worn, it's fun to visit for a couple of hours on a clear day. It's not a very busy aquarium either so you can get good views of all the fish and other marine animals they...More

Thank The_Dutch_Nomad
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