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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” (407 reviews)
“sea creatures” (149 reviews)
“marine life” (138 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our 3 kids here (12 yo, 7 yo and 8 months old) and they loved it. The tanks are huge and you can see them at various levels such as above water and below water. The aquarium is well laid out with a...More

1  Thank Jenna B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family enjoyed this aquarium with our 8 month old baby. It does involved steps and escalators, but you can leave your stroller on the first floor if you are able to carry your baby.

Thank Monica J
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful large aquarium. There's a section where you can hang out with penguins - it doesn't smell awesome - but it is very cool.

Thank Sandy I
Reviewed 4 days ago

This aquarium is very impressive with huge tanks and a great variety of animals. Be prepared for large crowds though and the information about the fish/ sea mammals is somewhat lacking. If you have any scuba diving experience, you might be a bit dissapointed. Some...More

Thank Stella P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This whole area of Osaka is similar to Odiba in Tokyo . A shopping mall with a massive ferris wheel and the Aquarium . Nice place to spend the day . Gets a little packed bt the variety of sealife and how they are displayed...More

Thank Glamourcamper
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must see. The exhibits are well marked, easy to see even with large amount of visitors. Variety of exhibits and well set out. There is even a petting pool for the sharks, although they are small and also the stingrays. Easy to...More

Thank 694ChrisB694
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the best aquarium I've ever been to. The whale shark is the highlight and the dolphin show is pretty cool too.

Thank JasonDoz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I caught the train late at 6pm as only 2 stops from st. regis hotel and we were the last ones to enter as it closed at 8pm. It was quiet & lovely watching the marine life. Only flaw, the staff shouting...More

1  Thank Laschuter
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aquarium is a nice place to visit if you are interested in knowing about various sea/ocean fish and their linkages with different geographical factors under water. The big aquarium has various kinds of sharks, cat fish, eagle ray, cat fish, penguins clear and dark...More

1  Thank SudhanshuBangalore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great rainy day spot with the kids in Osaka. We did get trapped with a seemingly endless flood of school groups but despite this the Aquarium was still an amazing experience. Recommend getting the day pass at a manned subway gate which will give you...More

Thank geomagic
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Peter R
5 June 2017|
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Response from isatto | Reviewed this property |
Check on their website, they do lend wheelchair. For wheelchair users Visitors who use wheelchairs in the aquarium are requested to come to the KAIYUKAN Information Counter located on the 2F of the Entrance Building to... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from Hal T | Reviewed this property |
roughly $25.00 US per person. They do have special prices -- (i.e. child, senior, group, holidays). They also have prices that combine the aquarium and going on the ferry to the neighboring Universal Studios (separate... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from umbrellahouseosaka | Reviewed this property |
It is 2300Yen for adult ticket. I recommend you buy a discount ticket which is ¥2,550YEN including one day unlimited travel pass!