Yokohama Aquarium: The Hakkeishima Sea Paradise 八景島シーパラダイス
Yokohama is home to one of the most impressive marine theme parks in the country. The Hakkeishima Sea Paradise not only boasts the greatest variety of Ocean animals in Japan, but also has some theme park attractions. So aside from seeing beautiful marine life, you can ride roller coasters and even go on a cruise.
Adult & Senior High School Student: ¥5,050
Junior high school & Elementary school student: ¥3,600
Infants (4 years or over): ¥2,050
Senior (65 years or over): ¥3,600
Tickets are purchased on location. For complete information on the types of passes available, please refer to the page below.
Sea Paradise is located near the Hakkeijima Station.
There are four different themed zones in the park for looking, touching and even eating (this is Japan afterall) the marine life at the park.
The Umi Farm Zone is also the dinning area and a "sea laboratory". It is a fish farm in the Ocean where you can actually fish your meal and fry it!
Fureai Lagoon is a place where you can touch the gentle sea creatures. The glass walls of the aquariums are very low for that purpose.
In this part, you will be able to see some 700 kinds of different sea animals. A point of interest here is the aquatube through which you have a 180-degree view of the water from beneath!
The point of interest here are the dolphins that swim in an arch aquarium and a tubular one around which you can walk around of.
The other things to do in the park is to have fun in the many attractions. There is the impressive surfcoaster, the Aquaride II, which is a rafting-like attraction, and there are some more relaxing rides such as the Sea Paradise Tower ascension that everyone can try. There are many attractions for small children.