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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, one of Japan's Best Aquariums
The Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is home to the Tunnel tank. The tank takes you into a very different world where all the wonderful creatures of the sea are right next to you. Some of the creatures which you can see in this tunnel include names like Chromis notate, Siganus fuscescens and rays.
As mentioned already the Japanese forest in Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan has been themed after the lush green forests of Japan. In this area, you can see a variety of wonderful creatures like an Oriental small-clawed otter, Satsukimasu, and giant salamander.
The Aleutian Islands is another place in the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan which is home to some of the most wonderful creatures. Some of the animals which you and your children can enjoy in this particular area are Sea otters, Sebastes inermis, and Rainbow trout.
If you have seen the life of seals and sea lions on the national geographic channel then here is the chance to see this life in reality. The Monterey Bay in the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is known for its Spotted seals and California sea lions.
The Panama Bay will allow you to see all those animals which you originally find in Panama. The area is one of the best in Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Some of the animals which you can see in this area are Coati and Porcupinefish.
As the name suggests the Ecuadorian Jungle of the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan has been themed after the original jungles of Ecuador. There are a lot of wonderful creatures which you can find here such as Arapaima, Capybaras, and Iguana.
The Antarctica area of the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan gives you an icy look. The area has been themed after the Antartica continent and is the place where you can see the life and habits of penguins. There is a verity of penguins which you can see over here.
How to Get Tickets?
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan's ticket are available both for online and offline purchases. The price are different between the adult and child one.
How To Get Around?
You can enjoy the life under the sea by walking through different tunnels.
What Should I Wear?
There are no strict rules as far as dress code is concerned. You can wear anything you like however ensure that you shirt does not contain any kind of offensive remarks.
Best Time to Visit
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is best visited on early in the morning to see feeding session, or in the evening where you can get a discounted prices and the aquarium is less crowded.
Will I Need a Guide?
The aquarium is well developed and all the information is readily available to you. Hence it is not preferable that you should go for a guided tour.
How To Get There?
You can easily reach the destination by flying from the Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport. For train users, you can reach the destination within 35 mins if you avail Shinkansen bullet train from the Shin-Osaka Station. You can reach the destination in 30 mins if you book a train from Osaka Station and Namba Station. It is also reachable by bus If you take the Bus route no 88 from the Osaka Station then you can easily reach the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan within 45 minutes.