- Useful Information when Visiting the Park
Useful Information when Visiting the Park
At Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, there are many services for visitors. This page provides you with useful information and tips about the park's many features. Take a little time to read this page and you will enjoy the Park even more.
Free Audio Guide (PDA) Rental Service
<By advance reservation only>Listening explanation each tanks with it!
The Audio Guide (PDA) is available to rent for free. With this, you can listen explanation each tanks at the Aquarium. Please make a reservation 7 days in advance.
Since the number of Audio Guide is limited, please give us your information as follows;
- Your name
- Telephone number
- Rental date and time
- Number of Audio Guide (PDA)
*We have four kinds of languages;
Japanese, English, chinese and Korean.
Annual Passport of Okinawa Churaumi Aquariumprice of just two visits!
An annual passport is available at a price equivalent to two admission tickets to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. The passport can be made on the spot when you visit the Aquarium. If you love the Aquarium or want to come two or more times in one year, the annual passport is for you!
Half-price entry to the Tropical Dream Center! With Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Tickets
Present your Aquarium tickets (or passport) at the Tropical Dream Center ticket window, and you can purchase admission tickets at half price.
- Tickets to the Aquarium cost the normal price.
- Half-price tickets are available to holders of all ticket types (general entry tickets, tickets purchased outside the park, group tickets, and annual passports).
"After 4 PM Tickets"After 4 p.m., discount tickets are available at the Aquarium!
For more details, please click here.
Complete your picture guidebook of Okinawan marine life! Ten Observation Guide Sheets can be collected at the Aquarium.
The Churaumi Observation Guide Sheet is available for free in the Aquarium. Each guide sheet has pictures and information about the marine life in a particular area. Collect every page to complete your picture guidebook. There are ten sheets in total. You can collect them as you walk at the Aquarium.
A original file folder for storing the guide sheet is now on sale. The folder, which costs 525 yen, features Okinawan marine life on the front cover and makes a great memento of your time at the Aquarium.
The file folder is available at the Shop Blue Manta and entrance lobby (Annual Passport Reception Desk).
ATM MachineAquarium Entrance Lobby
ATM machine is available to use at the Aquarium Entrance Lobby.
For details, please check the following items.
【Machine available times】
(1)Weekdays 8:30 a.m - 8 p.m.
(2)Weekends and public holidays
Okinawa bank： 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Other banks： 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
【Available Credit Card】
※Cash Cards are available.（Passbooks are not available）
The following Japanese group bank cards are available to use.
Second Association of Regional Banks, City Bank, Credit Union, Credit Association, Agricultural Cooperatives, Labor Credit Association, Trust Bank
Cash Advances(Cards are available issued in Japan only)
JCB, Diners Club International, VISA, Lake, NICOS, TAKEFUJI, UC Card, EON, OCS, TS3, ORIX, Orico, Famima Credit, Nissen GE Credit, Credit Saison, Sumitomo Life, BC
- Okinawa bank：
Free ATM Fees 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Required ATM Fees 105 yen after 6 p.m.
- Other banks：
Required ATM Fees 105 yen 8:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Required ATM Fees 210 yen 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m and after 6 p.m.
■Weekends and public holidays
- Okinawa bank：Required ATM Fees 105 yen
- Other banks ：Required ATM Fees 210 yen
Cash Exchange MachineAquarium Entrance Lobby
【Machine available time】
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
We can exchange 8 foreign currencies to Japanese Yen.
USD , EUR , CNY , KRW , TWD , HKD , GBP , AUD
※ We can not exchange Japanese Yen to foreign currencies.
We can exchange the maximum of 100,000 Japanese Yen at one time.
Get all three commemorative stamps! Near the aquarium exit
On the right-hand side directly after you pass through the aquarium exit gate, you can get three kinds of Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Commemorative Stamp for free. If you look on the last page of our brochure, you will find a desk where you can put your stamp.
Check out nearby facilities while you wait! There's no such thing as free time
If you have a bit of time before the next program begins, visit nearby facilities. If you stamp your hand at the entrance or exit, you will be able to re-enter the Aquarium.
Among the facilities surrounding the Aquarium are the Manatee Pool, Sea Turtle Pool, as well as the Okichan Theater, where you can see dolphins. If you find your spare time, wander over to one of the other facilities at Ocean Expo Park.
- Relevant Information
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium figuresOur original product only here!
Straight in front of you when you go out the Aquarium exit gate there is a vending machine where you can purchase our original Commemorative figures for only 200 yen a piece. There are ten miniatures in total, including whale sharks, manta rays and sharks, all of which come in a capsule. The figures make great souvenirs for kids.
*Please note that there are reading mistake.