Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Opening Hours & Admission

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Opening Hours

Period Opening time Closing time(last admission)
Normal Oct-Feb 8:30 18:30(17:30)
Summer Mar-Sep 8:30 20:00(19:00)
Closed First Wednesday and the following day (Thursday) of December Please be reminded that all entrance gates at Ocean Expo Park will be closed.
  • We will be open on all other dates, including during the year-end and New Year periods (excluding temporary closing dates such as when typhoons and other occurrences).
  • We are closed during the 2 days above for maintenance and safety checks of the facilities. Thank you for your understanding.

Admission Fees

Admission Times Annual Passport
8:30 - 16:00 (Regular rate) 16:00 - Closed
"After 4 PM Tickets"
General Group
<Over 20 persons>
Adult 1,850 yen 1,480 yen 1,290 yen 3,700 yen
High school 1,230 yen 980 yen 860 yen 2,460 yen
Elementary/Junior high school 610 yen 490 yen 430 yen 1,220 yen
Under 6 years old Free -
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"After 4 PM Tickets" are available to purchase after 16:00.

Automatic ticket vending machines are available to purchase your admission ticket at the entrance lobby. Please purchase "Group Tickets" at the ticket counter.

  1. Persons who are designated as physically or mentally disabled are eligible for free admission. Please show your certificate at the ticket counter. Escort (1 person only) is also admitted for free.
  2. "Advance Tickets" for the Aquarium are sold at convenience stores and Michi-no-Eki-Kyoda in Okinawa. (approx. 10% discount)
  3. After 4 PM, 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”. (Re-entry is excluded for the refund.)
  4. Credit cards are available for more details , please click here.

Group Discounts

Student Discount

For school groups (elementary, junior high and high school) are eligible for group discount with a prior application.

Group Discount

A group discount is available for groups over 20 persons and the group representative needs to pay the amount of admission fee all together.
If a group is less than 20 persons, Group Discount cannot be applied and the admission fee is for general rate.

For general groups, reservation is not required.. However, depending upon the size of the group we may need to make arrangements. Please contact us for more details.

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Management Office

  • TEL: 0980-48-3748
  • FAX: 0980-48-4444


Re-entry is free during the same day. Please ask staff to receive a re-entry stamp on your hand.
* Have your admission ticket in your possession at all times.

Annual Passport

An annual passport is available at a price equivalent to two admission tickets to Okinawa Churaumi 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.


Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

  • TEL: +81-980-48-3748
  • FAX: +81-980-48-4444