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If you are in Monbetsu, it's worth taking a quick look at this facility. There are some seals in about four little pools. You can watch them swimming around and if you time your visit well you can see them being fed.
We came here to explore the mini seal farm, just to take a look at nature's beautiful ones, quite a splendid experience!
Physical Ease: 5/5
The Good: We get to interact with the seals for a short...More
We enjoyed our time there and spent there 30min-1h. The seals look really healthy, but I think the tanks are too small for them. I hope they will have more space in the future. There was a show of 15 minutes, where we at the...More
Seals are well taken care of and are really cute. There is a short show where you can get up close and touch the seals. Admission fee of 200 yen goes to maintain the center. Small place so you can complete it in an hour...More
The seals are in pools and you can watch them. Some were trained, we saw a feeding time, they did a few tricks for fish and then we got to say hello and pat them. The whole thing is outside though so if you go...More
These seals were so lovely. After knowing the story behind where this centre was set up to rescue the stranded and injured seals, I was really relieve that wildlife were protected here. The worker who explained (in japanese) said that the seals even not willing...More
The seals are too cute, note on the feeding time so that you are see them in close range,
You must cleanse your hands before you touch them. It's pretty fun when some make noise like complaining no fish from trainer.
But the place is...More
The seals were really amazing and so clever. They were so cute when they moved by bumping their bellies. And, they could show their teeth when asked to do so by their trainer.
They also allowed us to stroke them up close.