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伊豆 三津シーパラダイス Izu Mito Sea Paradise

  • Entertainment (Zoo / Aquarium / Botanical Gardens)
  • Around Atami and Izu
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District
Around Atami and Izu
Address
3-1 Uchiura Nagahama, Numazu-shi, Shizuoka 410-0224, Japan
Category
  • Entertainment (Zoo / Aquarium / Botanical Gardens)
Opening Hours
9:00-17:00 (Reception closing 16:00)
Closed
Open Every Day
Website
http://www.izuhakone.co.jp/seapara/index.html/
Tel.
+81-55-943-2331
Date of post:2015/07/10

Enjoy the dolphin show with a splash!

  • Animal Appreciation

Located in the place with an incredible view of the Suruga Bay and Mt. Fuji, Izu-Mito Sea Paradise started the aquarium for dolphins about 80 years ago. Later, other sea animals such as a whale shark and a minke whale were added. In 1977, when the aquarium changed its name to the current “Izu-Mito Sea Paradise”, walruses and sea otters were further joined. It became the first facility to keep them in Japan.

The big attraction of the Izu-Mito Sea Paradise is the fantastic shows performed by sea lions and dolphins. Visitors can enjoy them while seeing their friendliness and high jump with a splash. I think the first thing to do after arriving the aquarium is to get the information and schedule on these shows on that day. You can take time to see other animals and events between the shows.
As a special summer event from August 13th to 15th (scheduled in 2015), Night Aquarium is open late until 8:30pm. A night show may look different from ones at day time.

Let me introduce the main sea animals here. They are bottlenose dolphins, pacific white-sided dolphins, sea otters, sea lions, walruses, seals including popular spotted seals and fur seals, penguins, deep sea fish and the like.

The feeding time for each animal will be announced, so let’s check the time as well as the show schedules. If you’d like to get close to a dolphin, the aquarium offers you the opportunity to touch a dolphin from a boat 4 times a day. You can also feed the dolphins. Feeding times are at 10:50am and 2:20pm. The limit is 6 people at a time.

For children, there is a place to play on the sea shore, too. A restaurant and a souvenir shop are also available. Visitors can spend a happy day in Izu-Mito Sea Paradise.

<Opening hours>
9:00am to 5:00pm (Last admission: 4:00pm)

<Entrance fee>
Adults (Junior high school students and older) 1,960yen
Children (4 and over) 980yen, free for children under 4
☆Discount information
If you print out the page below and fill out the questionnaire, you can get a discount.
http://www.izuhakone.co.jp/seapara/files/seapara_internet_01.pdf

<Access>
From JR Mishima Station, take Izuhakone Railway Sunzu-Line to Izu-Nagaoka station (20minutes/320yen), 20 minutes by taxi or by bus
Bus schedule:
http://izuhakone.jorudan.biz/?p=d&sc=52&ic=731&pn=3&rc=45&v=&b1=%E9%95%B7%E5%B2%A1%E9%A7%85&m=b

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