Otaru Aquarium will reopen on June 21.

Normal Season March 20, 2021 to November 23, 2021

★Tap here for operating hours of Otaru Aquarium

You can meet approximately 10,000 varieties of sea life. Check out an exciting 90 minute show in the morning or afternoon.


Enjoy the funny show of the South American sea lion which has an unexpected popularity in Otaru Aquarium!


Common Seals & Harbor Seals.


South American sea lion, and Dolphin show.

Introducing Events

★Walrus Feeding Time (Marine mammal park)

They love getting attention. The most versatile entertainers of the marine mammal park.
1)11:00a.m. 2)3:00p.m.
1) 10:40a.m. 2)3:00p.m.
1)11:20a.m. 2)1:50p.m.
(Performance time: 10 minutes)

★Seal Show (Marine mammal park)

We introduce you to the special features of seal anatomy through the show. There's also a participation corner for visitors (1 person per show).
1)11:20a.m. 2)0:50p.m. 3)3:20p.m.
1)0:10p.m. 2)1:40p.m. 3)3:20p.m.
1)11:40a.m. 2)2:10p.m.
(Performance time: 10 minutes)

★Penguin Show (Marine mammal park)

Enjoy watching the free-spirited penguins as they do whatever they please, despite it being show time.
1)11:30a.m. 2)3:30p.m.
1)11:00a.m. 2)1:50p.m. 3)3:30p.m.
1)11:50a.m. 2)2:20p.m.
(Performance time: 10 minutes)

★Steller Sea Lion Show (Marine mammal park)

The dynamic northern sea lion show is on a magnificent scale the sort that you wouldn't expect to see in a Japanese aquarium!
1)11:40a.m. 2)1:00p.m. 3)3:40p.m.
1)11:10a.m. 2)0:20p.m. 3)2:00p.m. 4)3:40p.m.
1) 0:00p.m.  2)2:30p.m.
(Performance time: 10 minutes)

★The Penguin Hike to the Sea' (Marine mammal park)

The Humboldt penguins walk right past you on their hike to the sea!
They play in the pool that's only just partitioned off the natural sea and head back home.
Come and watch the penguins being lively in the Nature of Hokkaido.

(Performance time: 10 minutes)

★South American sea lion and dolphin show

The dolphin show full of daring and speedy jumps is unmissable.
The South American sea lion also makes an appearance before the dolphin show.
<Starting time>1)11:00a.m. 2)1:00p.m. 3)3:00p.m.
(Performance time: 20 minutes)

★Feeding show of seals

An explanation is given about the spotted seals by the caretaker.
<Starting time>1)10:40a.m. 2)2:30p.m.
(Performance time: 10 minutes)

★Petting Area 'Sawatte Ezone'

You can touch aquatic animals including a giant octopus in the coldest tank in Japan.


3-303 Shukutsu, Otaru-shi,
business hours
9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.(March 1, 2021 - October 15, 2021 )
9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.(October 16, 2021 -November 23, 2021)
10:00a.m.-4:00p.m.(December 10, 2021-February 23, 2022)
(entry permitted until 30 minutes before closing time.)
closed day
March 1, 2021 - March 19, 2021
November 24, 2021 - December 10, 2021
other information
【Admission Fees】

Normal Season(March 20, 2021-November 23, 2021)
Adults: 1500 yen
Elementary and Middle School Students: 600 yen
Aged Over 3: 300 yen

Winter Season(December 10, 2021-February 23, 2022)
Adults: 1100 yen
Elementary and Middle School Students: 440 yen
Aged Over 3: 220 yen
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* Business days and hours are subject to change due to the influence of Novel Cornavirus (COVID-19).

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