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Okhotsk Tokkari Center

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Address: 1 Kaiyokoen, Monbetsu 094-0031 , Hokkaido
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Worth the visit if you are at Monbetsu!

Seals are well taken care of and are really cute. There is a short show where you can get up close and touch the seals. Admission fee of 200 yen goes to maintain the center. Small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2016
Celest T
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Monbetsu, it's worth taking a quick look at this facility. There are some seals in about four little pools. You can watch them swimming around and if you time your visit well you can see them being fed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We came here to explore the mini seal farm, just to take a look at nature's beautiful ones, quite a splendid experience! Scenery: 3/5 Ambience: 3/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 Physical Ease: 5/5 Fun: 3/5 The Good: We get to interact with the seals for a short one, and get to touch them, upfront encounters with them. The Bad: Mainly focused on... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our time there and spent there 30min-1h. The seals look really healthy, but I think the tanks are too small for them. I hope they will have more space in the future. There was a show of 15 minutes, where we at the end could touch the seals. There was enough parking space for the car and the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Seals are well taken care of and are really cute. There is a short show where you can get up close and touch the seals. Admission fee of 200 yen goes to maintain the center. Small place so you can complete it in an hour or less. We enjoyed our visit very much.

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Thank Celest T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The seals are in pools and you can watch them. Some were trained, we saw a feeding time, they did a few tricks for fish and then we got to say hello and pat them. The whole thing is outside though so if you go in the middle of winter like we did make sure to bundle up.

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Thank Kelsey W
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

This place allow you to be up close to the sea lion. The keepers are friendly and the sealion are very well trained, I enjoyed myself at the place.

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Thank Leslie3663
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

These seals were so lovely. After knowing the story behind where this centre was set up to rescue the stranded and injured seals, I was really relieve that wildlife were protected here. The worker who explained (in japanese) said that the seals even not willing to go back to the sea after they had recovered. Visitor can touch and take... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

The seals are too cute, note on the feeding time so that you are see them in close range, You must cleanse your hands before you touch them. It's pretty fun when some make noise like complaining no fish from trainer. But the place is very small, so don't expect the place to be as big as a zoo/ sea... More 

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Thank MOUSEAK
Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

The seals were really amazing and so clever. They were so cute when they moved by bumping their bellies. And, they could show their teeth when asked to do so by their trainer. They also allowed us to stroke them up close.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

It was a small centre and we were the only visitors on that cold afternoon. We just viewed the seals in the pools and met one keeper who gave us some brief information while she fed an adult seal.

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