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Address: 1-22 Noboribetsu Higashi-machi, Noboribetsu, Hokkaido
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Kids Wonderland

Nice marine park where the kids can spend the whole day from watching the fish , penguin walk , dolphin shows , very educational for children who learns from this trip better than... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Alan T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nice marine park where the kids can spend the whole day from watching the fish , penguin walk , dolphin shows , very educational for children who learns from this trip better than in classes

1 Thank Alan T
Hokkaido, Japan
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99 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Maybe because my expectation level wasn't too high that I enjoyed quite much. It was comfortable and was interesting marine park. I don't have kids but seen many excited kids running here and there. I thought it was little high cost compare to the enjoyment that I had but wasn't bad at all. (but with the parking fee I still... More 

1 Thank Panddady
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

There are some shows that are better than other marine parks such as the Dolphin show which is ok and the sardine shows. Other than that, the place is a little run down and sad.

1 Thank PangCharasai
Los Angeles, California
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865 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I like coming to Japanese Marine Parks especially when there aren't many foreigners. It is clean and not smelly with all the normal stuff you see in marine parks worth a visit if have extra time

1 Thank daikin
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We came here for the penguin parade, as we were told the more famous Asahiyama zoo penguin parade wasn't all year round. This park is a small and compact park with each attraction very close and planned one after another for maximum time experience. The shows were great and fun. Animals and all seemed well taken care of.

1 Thank Alphonsus-Naidou
Washington DC
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I'm a former marine and freshwater aquarium hobbyist, who likes visiting public aquaria. This one wasn't so bad; a good number of small (50-200 gallon) tanks with local and international fish (about 5 of which are reef tanks, the rest only for a few organisms), two fairly big interactive pools with tidepool creatures and another with rays. I think these... More 

1 Thank MarcG19
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We visited in October to catch the Penguin Parade after catching a documentary on the park on NHK. My wife and I had fun with the attractions available at the park. Being small, we didn't have to walk around much to enjoy everything. You will need to arrive early in the morning so that you can plan and maximize your... More 

1 Thank unkaleong
San Francisco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The Asahiyama zoo didn't have the penguin parade in summer but the Noboribetsu Marine Park did so my kid had a great time to see the penguins. We also watched the dolphin show as well. This is not a big park and you can spend about 2 to 3 hours there. A lovely park for kids!

1 Thank birdy315
Penang, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good for families where you don't have to spend much energy on walk. Head to this park if you wanted a relax time here. The compound is small but still have a lot to things to see. Convenient to go as it is at walking distance from the JR station. Save you the troublesome to get a public transport.

1 Thank joycekjc
Toronto, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Before paying the ¥2450 per person admission, if you drove there, you'd have to pay ¥500 to park your car. However the facility with an European castle shaped Aquarium, complete with a moat, must have cost a lot of money every year to maintain. I had imagined the park to be much bigger, but I was wrong. It's full of... More 

1 Thank Romy5049

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