Okinawa Aquarium Area: Explore the Oceanic Zone Area with its fun attractions!
Oceanic Zone Area (Aquarium Area Guide)
Main Rest House (Churaumi Plaza)
This resting place features displays where you can find easy-to-understand explanations of the mysteries of the Okinawa seas.
This attraction provides exciting shows with dynamic athletic performances by a false killer whale and a bottlenose dolphin.
The Dolphin Lagoon offers a class for learning about dolphins and Dolphin Observation, in which visitors can get up close to dolphins.
Sea Turtle Pool
This pool is home to a diverse variety of turtles including the hawksbill sea turtle, loggerhead turtle and green sea turtle as well as turtles rarely seen in Japan such as the Kemp’s Ridley turtle and the black turtle.
The Manatee Pool displays the West Indian Manatee, after which it is said that fanciful mermaids are modeled.
With its beautiful white coral sand and spectacular cobalt blue water, this uniquely shaped beach is located in the northern corner of the park.
Kids Adventure Land
An adventure paradise for every child to play in and enjoy!
Have an Okinawa experience at Ocean Expo Park, home to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium!
Ocean Expo Park Area
The Central Gate is the main entrance to Ocean Expo Park with a pair of Okinawan guardian shisa welcoming visitors.
Oceanic Culture Museum and Planetarium
This facility introduces the history and culture of maritime peoples in the Pacific Ocean region including Okinawa.
Native Okinawan Village and Omoro Arboretum
The Native Okinawan Village is the re-creation of an old community of the 17th to 19th centuries, during the Ryukyu Kingdom era.
Tropical Dream Center
The Tropical Dream Center is an arboretum with tropical and subtropical flowers and fruit trees, exhibiting more than 2,000 orchids year-round.
Sunset Square / Esplanade
The view of the beautiful red sunset is superb!
Tropical & Subtropical Arboretum
Along with areas and zones with various kinds of tropical and subtropical plants, the Tropical & Subtropical Arboretum provides information on greenery and flowers.
The trolley is a convenient way to travel around Ocean Expo Park, with 13 stops.