424 Ishikawa, Motobu Town
Hours: October-February 8:30-18:30 (Last entry 17:30);
March-September 8:30-20:00 (Last entry 19:00)
Admission: 1,850 yen for adults, 1,230 yen for high school students, 610 yen for elementary and junior high school students, free for children under 6. Annual passport: 3,700 yen for adults, 2,460 yen for high school students, 1,220 yen for elementary and junior high school students.
This world-renowned aquarium is a must-see when you visit Okinawa. Churaumi means “beautiful ocean” in the Okinawan dialect. You can see huge whale sharks measuring 8.5 meters in length along with various other species of fish that can be observed through a massive acrylic panel.