At this ultra-large aquarium, one of the biggest in the world, you can see some 850 species of aquatic life. This world-class aquarium is home to over 850 species of 20,000 different sea animals. It is the only aquarium in the world with dugongs.
Toba Aquarium consists of 12 individual zones. Each zone is created for each display theme. You can visit the zones according to your interest and time.
Enjoy an entertaining sea lion show under the theme of communication between animals and people.
Marine Mammal Kingdom
Replica of a natural shoreline. Visit the first floor to view the dynamic swimming of sea lions.
“Living fossils” such as the nautilus and the horseshoe crab invite you to an ancient world.
Coral Reef Diving
Beautiful fish swim through a giant tank. Experience the thrill of diving at a coral reef.
Sea of Ise-Shima and around Japan
Introducing sea life from the ocean around Japan, focusing on Ise Bay and the Kumano-NadaSea.
Meet the popular capybara, the giant African manatee and fish which live in large rivers of tropical rainforests.
Waterside in the Forest
Amphibians and reptiles living in waterfront areas. Displaying the habitat of rare creatures such as the alligator snapping turtle and the poison dart frog.
Featuring the dugong, a sea creature said to be the model for the legend of mermaids. The Toba Aquarium is the only place to see this magnificent creature in Japan.
View the ruggedness of sea otters, Commerson’s dolphins and other creatures living in extremely cold environments.
Replicates the waterfront environment of beautiful Japanese rivers, including waterfalls and rapids.
Project exhibitions are displayed for a limited time here. Get an up-close look at amusing creatures such as penguins, otters and walruses.
Address and Contact
Toba 3-3-6, Toba City (Toba-shi), Mie Prefecture 517-8517
DIrection: Ten-minute walk from JR or Kintetsu Toba stations