Are you looking for the place where you can spend whole day with your family? There is very nice place for you! Every inch of the Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park Aquarium is packed with fun things to do. Each area of the park is home to a variety of animals and unique exhibits and displays.
Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park is an accessible facility, about 90 minutes from the center of Tokyo. It is located in the east side of the Miura Peninsula, a scenic spot where you can have a panoramic view of Sagami Bay and even Mount Fuji, Izu Peninsula, and Izu Oshima on clear days. Although it is an aquarium with a long history that opened in 1968, it has the most advanced facilities and you will never get bored here.
Just some of the attractions include the “Sakanano kuni, Aquarium,” permanent home to a variety of large sharks, you can see an adorable dolphin and seal performance in the “Fantasium,” an all-weather indoor theater, the “Miura shizen kan,” with its variety of animals from the Miura Peninsula and the “Misaki maguro restaurant log terrace,” where you can dine on the famous misaki tuna.
There are 37 Rockhopper Penguins kept on Penguin Island, and two thirds of them were born in this aquarium. The cute baby penguins are highly popular among visitors. The aquarium was awarded the Koga prize for its breeding activities. The Koga prize is the most prestigious prize given to zoos and aquariums in Japan.
In the “Doughnuts Sea,” which is a huge, round tank, 3m-long sand tiger sharks swim around leisurely. You will feel like you are inside a submarine tunnel. You and your family surely never get bored here! Interesting? Please check it out!