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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” (421 reviews)
“sea creatures” (151 reviews)
“marine life” (140 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 1 week ago

At first we didn’t plan to visit the Kaiyukan aquarium but as we visited the Tempozan Ferris Wheel and cruise along the Osaka bay, we finally decided to give it a try. We knew that the aquarium is famous for its size and numerous of...More

Thank Patcharin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good the aquarium looks like very old but inside the water condition was good so most of sea animals were healthy as the property located beside of sea. We excited to watch all sea animals. at 1st visit to the restroom since if you start...More

1  Thank Elishahappy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to several aquariums around the world, I was expecting a lot from this one especially with all the hype. I felt a bit disappointed overall as the tanks are a bit overcrowded, the crowd was often very loud (school children) and the layout...More

Thank francismaheen77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was centrally located along the chuo line and within 10 mins walk from the station. Many restaurants and Lawson stores were located within the walk to the aquarium. Nicer and bigger aquarium than the Nagoya Aquarium. The Okinawa Aquarium tops all Japanese aquarium. We...More

Thank iceblended
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Level after level of amazing fish and ocean wild life, we spent about 4 hours here!!! Must do if you can. The stingrays, whale shark and all the jelly fish were personal favourites

Thank Debz M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this place on the weekend, a lot of people there, buy my son very excited to saw so many fish, shark, pinguins, walrus, turtle, etc. I had went to sea aquarium in singapore before, i think sea aquarium singapore is better than...More

Thank Husnul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several things it does well - lots of luggage lockers which allows people needing to burn off a few hours before departing at the airport something to do. The design and people traffic flow is well done. There are lots of exhibits, some...More

Thank AussieJenAbroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed spending an afternoon here and seeing the amazing sea-life. The museum was well laid out and you can get a view of the sea life from various viewpoints.

Thank seasontotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a good experience for someone who has not been to any other aquarium. I felt like it was just like any other aquarium i've seen, there was no "wow factor" in the establishment in regards with the animals in it and the structure of...More

Thank Vanessa9200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kids are so looking forward to visit this attraction as it boasts to be one of the largest aquariums in the world. The main highlight of this attraction are 2 large whale sharks swimming with other marine species in its largest tank. Other animals...More

Thank dbtgo
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Ann T
23 October 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, the weekend might be better during the late Fall/Winter, no children from school programs.
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