Journey to a Coral Reef
See, touch and experience corals and surrounding marine life.
The world's first large-scale exhibit of coral reproduction is found here on this floor.
A World Brimming with Colorful Marine Life
Coral Lobby (Aquarium entrance)
The spacious Aquarium entrance (Coral Lobby) is made of Ryukyu limestone. Here you can purchase admission tickets and annual passports. Also, free stroller and wheelchairs rentals are available at the entrance. Please enter through the entrance and purchase the admission tickets at the ticket vending machine then go ahead to the ticket gate.
- For group admission, please go to the ticket counter.
- If you already have tickets such as travel coupons or advance tickets, we will refund the difference in price and exchange your ticket for “After 4 PM Tickets”.
Get an original Aquarium file folder!
The exclusive file folder can be purchased at the “Annual Passport Counter” at the lobby or the shop Blue Manta (525 yen with tax).
Annual Passport Counter
An annual passport is available at a price equivalent to two admission tickets to the Aquarium. This option is recommended for those who plan to visit the Park more than twice a year. The pass can be issued on the same day as you registered. Please go to the Annual Passport Counter on the right-hand side of the entrance for an application.
- Stroller and Wheelchair Rentals
- Strollers and Wheelchairs are available for free rental, though supplies are limited.
After you have finished using these, please return it to the information desk at the Aquarium entrance.
- Audio Guide Rental (PDA)
- Audio guides (PDA) are available for free rental. The audio guide will assist you on a self-guided tour of each aquarium tank in Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Please make a reservation 7 days in advance by email or phone.
For more details, please clike here.
- Coin Lockers
- During the normal (Oct - Feb): 8:30-17:30. During the summer (Mar - Sep): 8:30-19:00. Large size (300 yen) / Small size (100 yen).
- Nursing room and diaper-changing table
- Nursing rooms are equipped with a sofa and a sink which runs hot water. Disposable paper diapers can be purchased at the Aquarium shop “Blue Manta” (Aquarium exit).
- ATM machine
- ATM machine is available to use at the Aquarium Entrance Lobby.
- What is the decorative paneling located at the entrance?
- The wall on the right-hand side of the Aquarium entrance is decorated with numerous awards. At Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium the staff not only feeds the marine animals but it also conducts research on numerous other forms of life. We have successfully reproduced forms of life which were generally considered to be very difficult to reproduce under these kinds of breeding conditions.
About our efforts to obtain breeding awards
Journey to a Coral Reef
- Life in Inoh (Touch Pool)
- The Coral Sea
- The Sea of Tropical Fish
- Coral Reef World
- Coral Reef Gallery
- Freshwater Life
*Please note that there are reading mistake.