Kamogawa Sea World is located in the eastern part of Chiba prefecture’s Boso peninsula, about 2 hours and a half away from Tokyo. On the way there you can find many small attractions like the Umi-Hotaru parking area at the Tokyo Bay Aqualine road in the middle of the sea, or souvenir shops and broiled seafood restaurants. In the Sea World you can see live performances of killer whales, thought to be the kings of the sea, dolphins, seals, beluga whales, as well as over 11 000 sea animals of 800 species living in almost natural conditions. Everyone from kids to adults can enjoy a day at the Sea World!
Fascinating vivid expressions of the sea animals living in almost natural conditions!
The animals at Kamogawa Sea World are kept in conditions close to natural life in the wild which results in their relaxed shape and vivid expressions! Some aquariums represent sea lagoons with real sand, others are made to look like tropical islands with coral reefs or rocky worlds under the cliffs. The feeling you get is authentic, as if you’re really in the water. The animals are at a short distance, and for example the friendly dolphins smile literally in front of you.
The show schedule is arranged so that you can enjoy all of them!
The main attractions of Kamogawa Sea World are the marine mammal shows, which are scheduled evenly throughout the day with 30 minutes between each show making it possible to see all of them. You can see them effectively in the following order: dolphins, beluga whales, seals, killer whales. By the way, killer whales can only be seen at Nagoya’s Aquarium and in Kamogawa Sea World! And a show with killer whales can only be seen in this Sea World! Dolphins singing together!? A funny dolphins jump show! The surprising secrets of the beluga whales! Something on their heads!? A funny show by a pair of seals?! There are many such unique performances! See them with your own eyes.
The killer whale show is really the best!
The main event of the Sea World is the show with the killer whale. These animals are wild and hard to control. When the communication between the killer whale and the trainer doesn’t go well, the show cannot happen. Therefore it is a little exciting, as the show might not be offered every time. But generally there are about 3-6 opportunities per day to see it (depends on the day), so if you start in the morning you will likely be lucky. It’s not something you can see elsewhere so make sure to use the opportunity.
A funny guy sells sunfish castella cakes!
Everywhere in the Sea World you see a guy casually selling sunfish-shaped castella sponge cakes: “1 sunfish, 2 sunfish, 3 sunfish… 10 sunfish!”. Perhaps many people are tempted by his calls and buy some. Of course, real sunfish can also be seen at the Sea World, but since it is a very sensitive animal, it is kept in a separate aquarium where camera flashes are forbidden. One feels an expert the more one learns about the specifics of the sunfish.
Directly connected to the Sea World! Kamogawa Sea World Hotel is convenient!
If you need accommodation, Kamogawa Sea World Hotel is very convenient. A big killer whale statue greets you in the lobby! Furthermore, there is a special corridor for visitors of the hotel, so that they can enter the Sea World anytime during their stay with a special pass included in the accommodation! The Sea World itself is quite big, so you can take a short rest back in the hotel before returning. Moreover, all rooms look to the sea, and the sound of the waves contributes to your relaxation!
Everything in the Sea World makes the visitors happy
Everything inside the Sea World makes the visitors happy: the shows’ time schedule, the performances with the staff, the natural aquariums for the animals, the souvenirs, the guy with the sunfish cakes. Everyone from children to adults wants to return again and again to this wonderful place.
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