Enjoy cocktails with ‘dolphins’ – in aquarium

    You can enjoy cocktails with ‘dolphins’ in aquarium!

    That place is – Yokohama Hakkei-jima Sea Paradise.

    My most favorite place in my hometown.

    Best Aquarium

    Hakkei-jima Sea Paradise is the best aquarium in Japan.

    The dolphin show with projection mapping is so wonderful!

     Best aquarium with dolphin show in Japan

    Shiro-Iruka is white dolphins, very popular character in here, ‘Shiro’ means white and ‘Iruka’ means dolphins.

    Shiro-Iruka is sooo cute,, I love him (or her) ; )

    And there are other famous place here, “Aqua Tube” is tunnel escalator in the aquarium.

    The spot is so beautiful that often taken as a shooting place film and dramas.

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    Bar Time

    After late afternoon, “Dolphin Fantasy” that is a part of the aquarium (the aquarium is consist of 4 part)   begins bar time.

    There are some dolphins and fishes in Dolphin Fantasy with romantic illumination, the light changes various colors.

     Hakkei-jima aquarium dolphin fantasy

    Here is known as a dating spot with local people – I also recommend.

    This is bottling dolphin in tunnel style aquarium.

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    Some fish are swimming in the small aquarium.

    you can drink Cocktail in aquarium with fish

    Going further, there is blue cylindrical shape aquarium with Ilowake-dolphin.

    good Aquarium in Yokohama city with dolphin

    All sides are surrounded by glass, so you can see dolphins from various directions.

    It looks like a painting,, so beautiful.


    You can enjoy drink in “Dolphin Fantasy” after sunset.

    There is a bar counter on here, You can order Including alcohol menu – cocktail, sparkling wine, or beer.

    Price; 500yen~ (alcohol menu)

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    I ordered blue lique cocktail (The star made of apple) – the same color as the aquarium.

    There are some different cocktails besides this, for example, the cocktail themed Shiro-Iruka (so cute)

    Of course there is also a non alcohol menu, coffee or tea, and some juice.

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    Hakkei-jima is not only in the aquarium.

    There are many attractions in Hakkei-jima – roller coaster, maze, haunted house, observation tower (photo below),, This is amusement park. 

    Yokohama Hakkei-jima Sea Paradise Attractions

    Further, there is highest free fall in Japan (4th in the world)…

    The height is 107 m;  same height as a 35-story building!


    Easy access from Yokohama station on the train.

    There are 2 ways to get there.

    1)  Yokohama → Shin-Sugita (JR Line; 17min)→ Hakkei-jima (Seaside Line; 7min)
    2) Yokohama → Kanazawa Hakkei (Keikyu Line ;18min) → Hakkei-jima (Seaside Line; 7min)


    It takes only 3min from Hakkei-jima station on foot. 

    Hakkei-jima is one island, so you need to cross the bridge. You can enjoy fine view from the bridge.

    The entrance fee entering Hakkei-jima is free.

    Information & Tickets

    Open; Sat, Sun, n holidays – 9:00-21:00 / weekday – 10:00-20:00 ※It depends on the season.

    Price; 1day Pass – 5,050yen (Adult )

    Night Pass; Night aqua resorts pass (You can enter aquarium after 16 o’clock16:00~) – 2,500yen 

    Add; Hakkei-jima, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama city, Kanazawa pref 

    Tel; 045-788-8888

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    It’s cooool place I’ve never seen ; )

    You should definitely go!


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