Toba Aquarium

Discover the amazing variety of sea creatures as you step into the mysterious underwater world awash with thrills and excitement. This largest aquarium of Japan boasts the most diverse collection of aquatic life with more than 30,000 aquatic animals from 1200 species. It features several spectacular themed zones, including Ancient Sea, Jungle World, Waterside in the Forest and Polar Sea. One of the areas is dedicated to the sea life in the waters around Ise Bay and the Kumano-Nada Sea. Take a trip to the Marine Mammal kingdom to view fun-loving sea lions and seals. Get up close to the dugong at the Mermaid Sea as this is the only location in Japan to witness this legendary creature which is often mistaken as Mermaids. The latest addition is the “Weird Living Creatures Research Centre”, where you will find fascinating organisms that you have never seen before!

Toba Aquarium

AddressToba 3 Chome 3-6, Toba-shi, Mie 517-0011
Open3/21-10/31 9 am~5 pm (7/20~8/31 8.30 am-5:30 pm)
11/1-3/20 9 am~4:30 pm
ClosedOpen all year
WebsiteToba Aquarium
AccessBy Train:
Tokyo→Nagoya Shinkansen (Nozomi) 1 h 40 min
Nagoya→Toba: Kintetsu Limited Express 1 h 35 min or JR Rapid Mie 1 h 40 min

Osaka Nanba→Toba: Kintetsu Limited Express 2 hr

Kyoto→Toba: Kintetsu Limited Express 2 hr

10 min walk from JR/Kintetsu Toba Station

By Car:
15 min on Ise Futami Toba Line from Ise Interchange
Entrance FeeAdults ¥2500 (¥2250 for groups of 20 or more)
Elementary/Junior High School ¥1250 (¥1130 for groups of 20 or more)
Preschool ¥630 (¥570 for groups of 20 or more)
65+ ¥2100

*Kids under 3 years of age are free.
Parking500 Spaces