Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

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The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the central attraction at Ocean Expo Park. Based on the theme“ Encounters with the Sea of ​​Okinawa ”, the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium showcases the rich nature of Okinawa's marine environment and strives to create a place where the People can get to know the diversity of marine life in the Kuroshio Sea around these southern islands.Because in the Okinawa dialect "chura" means "beautiful" and "umi" means "sea", the Churaumi Aquarium bears this name.



424 Azaishikawa, Motobu, Kunigami District, Okinawa 905-0206 (Map) (Directions)


8:30 - 20:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 20:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 20:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 20:00
Thursday 8:30 - 20:00
Friday 8:30 - 20:00
Saturday 8:30 - 20:00
Sunday 8:30 - 20:00
Holidays 8:30 - 20:00

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General Amenities

  • Baby-friendly
  • Kids menu
  • Restroom
  • Souvenir shop


  • Barrier-free access

Payment Method

  • Credit cards accepted


Two hours by car from Naha Airport, or three hours by express bus.

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