“Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise” is a complex amusement park composed of aquariums, attractions, shopping malls, hotels, marinas, etc. located in Hakkeijima Island in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. It was opened in 1993. It is a popular facility visited by more than 3 million users a year. The catch phrase of this facility is “Playful island in love”, and the spot of this dream is popular in a wide range of people ranging from a couple to a family.
Fee will be charged when entering “Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise” and using attractions. However, because Hakkeijima itself is a park managed by Yokohama City, the entrance is free.
Here, events of all seasons will be held. It is the greatest charm that you can enjoy in any season, such as fireworks in the summer and illumination in the winter.
At Aqua Resorts at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, you will be impressed by the wonder of the ocean, healed by contact with living things, and be able to touch the activities in the natural sea. It is a place where you can enjoy all the charm of the sea.
In addition to the aquarium, one of the attractions of Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is the amusement park “Pleasure Land” abundant in attractions. There are abundant attractions that you can enjoy all day, from thrilling attractions to merry-go-round.
On the coastal street where the harbor expands in front of you, there are “Bay Market” with about 25 shops. Since there are restaurants and souvenir shops there, why do not you enjoy lunch and shopping?
The opening hours of Hakkeijima Sea Paradise are not the same throughout the year. Because it varies depending on days and facilities, attention is necessary. The opening hours of each facility, you can check the time until the next month. Also, as business hours may change due to bad weather and charter, it is better to check on the official website just before you go.
In addition, the necessary fee at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is admission fee and attraction usage fee. One day pass which can be used for entrance and all attraction is 5,050 yen for adults, 3,600 yen for elementary and junior high school students, and 2,050 yen for young children. In addition to that, there are various tickets depending on the time and type of use, so it would be better to choose something that suits your purpose.
There are lots of fun spots
Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is a dream island where all the islands surrounded by the ocean have become playgrounds. Not only in the aquarium, there are plenty of attractions, shopping zones, restaurants, and it’s about the time that you have not enough time to play all day. After having visited the aquarium, playing with games, having fun in merry-go-round and traveling the sea with a pleasure boat, there are lots of fun spots. It is perfect for going out with children.
Interact with the creatures of the sea
The aquarium is divided into four, and many people often see from the foremost “Aqua Museum”. If you go with children early in the morning, it is recommend that you go straight to the “Interaction Lagoon” at the far end. Here, there is a fun show which you can touch dolphins and penguins in the zone where you can interact with the creatures of the sea and have them splashed.
The show is like a sardine dancing to the sounds
Here is the huge aquarium where 50,000 sardines swims, the largest number in the country. It’s a huge aquarium that makes you feel like entering the water when you are looking at it all the time. A show using light and music is held here. The theme changes every season, and the show is like a sardine dancing to the sounds.
You can see dolphins from the bottom
Just next to the “Aqua Museum” you will find “Dolphin Fantasy”. Here, whole building is the large water tank and you can see dolphins from the bottom. You will watch with absorbed interest the appearance of the dolphins forgetting the time.
Stunning production where music and fireworks are synchronized
The fireworks display to be held at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is called “Fireworks Symphonia”.
Making use of the landscape and location of the building of Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, it is a stunning production where music and fireworks are synchronized. The theme changes every year, many repeaters visit.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise|
|Address:||Hakkeijima Yokohama Kanazawa-ku, Kanagawa 236-0006 Japan|
|Access:||Kanazawa Seaside Line “Hakkeijima-eki Station” (10 minutes walk)|
|Price/Charge:||5,050 yen (Adult & Senior High School Student)|
3,600 yen (Junior high school & Elementary school student)
2,050 yen (Infants (4 years or over))
3,600 yen (Senior (65 years or over))
Please refer the official web page.