The Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is an amusement park, located in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. There are various facilities here: attractions, aquarium, restaurants, shopping facilities, hotels etc. It is popular among families with kids and couples, since you can have fun here all day long.
Aqua Resorts consists of 4 aquariums. Aqua Museum is a pyramid-shaped aquarium where visitors can see more than 500 species of sea creatures. It is the biggest aquarium in Japan. Dolphins and sea lions performance at Aqua Stadium and there is also a digital theatre with cutting-edge multimedia technologies.
Second aquarium is "Sea Farm" where you can learn about marine life through fishing and eating various sea creatures. The fish you caught is cooked for you in the spot. There is a cooking zone, where you can cook, and eating zone where you can try the dishes you cooked.
The Fureai Lagoon is another aquarium complex where visitors can interact and touch some of the sea animals, such as dolphins and walruses. At Dolphin Fantasy, visitors can watch dolphins under various angles.
Pleasure Land is the section of the park with amusement rides for all ages. Some of the attractions include the Blue Fall, which lets you experience the thrill of free-fall from a height of 107 meters; a rollercoaster that includes a loop over the sea; and the large carousel, which becomes especially charming when the illuminations come on in the evenings. Please be advised that there are height regulations.
About the entrance fee
Aqua Resorts, Aqua Museum Theater and Pleasure Land each require a separate ticket. You can either buy tickets separately or purchase a one-day pass for all the attractions. People who come in the evening can purchase "Twilight Pass". Please check the website in advance, regarding the start of ticket sales. On average, you can save 1000 yen, if you buy a one-day pass.
The nearest station is Hakkeijima Station on Seaside Line. Seaside line can be accessed through Kanazawa Hakkei Station on Keihin Dentetesu Express Line or Shin-Sugita station on JR Negishi Line.
Car: Sachiura exit on Metropolitan Express Wangan Line or Namiki Interchange on Yokohama-Yokosuka Road expressway. Parking: 1000 – whole day, 310 yen per hour, more than 4 hours and less than 12 is 1550 yen. You cannot drive straight into the island, you’ll need to park your car and walk for a while towards Hakkeijima Sea Paradise.
Description: Hakkeijima Sea Paradise
|Sights||Hakkeijima Sea Paradise (八景島シーパラダイス)|
Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Hakkeijima, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 045-788-8888|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+)|
Map: Hakkeijima Sea Paradise