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The aquarium is home to 40,000 animals of approximately 500 different species found in the sea waters near Noto Peninsula.

You will forget all about the time as you enjoy a variety of aquarium attractions and activities such as dolphins and sea lion show, otter feeding, penguins' stroll, the sea bream's world of light and sound, etc. Notojima Aquarium offers various interactive activities to the visitors such as animal feeding, touching animals such as dolphins and so on.

* Please ask the staff for pamphlets in English, Chinese or Korean. These pamphlets are available at ticket window.
* However, all the information inside the aquarium is in Japanese only and we do not have any foreign language-speaking staff. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Opening Hours

20th March ~ 30th November 09:00 am ~ 05:00 pm
1st December ~ 19th March 09:00 am ~ 04:30 pm

* Last entry 30 minutes before closing time.

Entry Fee

Adults (High school students and above) 1,850 Yen
Children (Elementary and junior high school students, children above the age of 3) 510 Yen
Group 20 persons or more Adults 1,650 Yen
Children 460 Yen
100 persons or more Adults 1,450 Yen
Children 410 Yen

* Free for children aged 2 or below.

Main Attractions

Whale Shark Zone: Blue World

Visitors can enjoy watching the large sized fish species such as a whale shark, swimming majestically in the largest water tank along the Sea of Japan.

Dolphins' Paradise

As you watch dolphins and penguins swim freely over the top of your head in one of the largest underwater tunnels in Japan, you will get a feel as if you were taking a stroll under the sea.

Dolphins and Sea Lion Show

Enjoy this dynamic show up close and personal as dolphins put up a great show with their jumps and big splashes. Do not miss our aquarium's most popular Dolphins and Sea Lion Show!

Get up close and personal: Interactive Tank

Visitors can observe and actually touch and feel a variety of sea creatures in this water tank.

The Sea Bream's Fantasia of Light and Sound

Observe the school of fish, as they swim left and right to the tune of beautiful piano melody. You can enjoy a fantasy-like world created by light effects.

The World of Jelly Fish

You will feel a sense of tranquility as you watch a variety of jelly fish species swim along in the water tank, under a magical atmosphere created by special light effects.

Schedule of main events and activities

Dolphins and Sea Lion Show
10:00 / 11:30 / 13:00 / 14:30 / 16:00
The Sea Bream's Fantasia of Light and Sound
12:00 / 15:20
Penguins Go for a Stroll
10:30 / 13:30 / 15:00
* This activity may get cancelled depending upon penguins' health.
Feeding Show by Aquarium's Water-Girl
11:00 / 13:30 / 15:00
* The 'feeding show by a water-girl' is held only on weekends and holidays during the period from 20th March to 3rd November.

Access Information

By Train to Wakura Onsen

From Tokyo Approx. 3 and half hours
From Osaka Approx. 4 hours
From Nagoya Approx. 4 hours
From Fukui Approx. 2 hours
From Toyama Approx. 1 and half hours
From Kanazawa Approx. 1 hour

It is approximately a 30 minute bus ride to Notojima Aquarium from Wakura Onsen station.

By Car

From Tokyo Approx. 7 and half hours
From Osaka Approx. 5 and half hours
From Nagoya Approx. 4 hours
From Fukui Approx. 2 and half hours
From Toyama Approx. 1 and half hours
From Kanazawa Approx. 1 and half hours
From Noto Airport Approx. 1 hour

Opening Hours

20th March - 30th November

09:00am ~ 05:00pm

1st December - 19th March

09:00am ~ 04:30pm

Inquiry

15-40 Notojimamagarimachi, Nanao-shi, Ishikawa
926-0216 JAPAN

TEL : 81-(0)767-84-1271

FAX : 81-(0)767-84-1273

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NOTOJIMA AQUARIUM

15-40 Notojimamagarimachi, Nanao-shi, Ishikawa 926-0216 JAPAN

TEL : 81-(0)767-84-1271 FAX : 81-(0)767-84-1273 Email:info@notoaqua.jp