Kagoshima City Aquarium (Io World) (いおワールドかごしま水族館)

Enjoy the aquatic life of Kagoshima through the big aquarium and its abundant exhibitions!

Nakasatsuma Area Aquarium, Zoo, and Theme Park

The Io World Kagoshima City Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in Kyushu, is easily recognized due to its unique architecture.
Located just by the Sakurajima Ferry Terminal, it is easy to get to from downtown Kagoshima City and from Sakurajima.
The displays focus on the marine life of the Kaogshima coast and Kinko Bay, which lies just before you.
You can also see dolphins swimming happily in the open-air Dolphin Waterway outside the aquarium.
*The Dolphin Waterway runs right next to the Kagoshima Aquarium

* Nighttime at the Aquarium events held during Golden Week (late April-early May), weekends during summer vacation, the Bon holiday (mid-August), and Christmas Eve

Basic Information

Address 892-0814 鹿児島県鹿児島市本港新町3-1
Telephone Number 099-226-2233
Business Days/ Hours Business Hours
[Time] 9:30am~6:00pm

Business Hours
[Notes] final admission at 5:00 p.m.
Fee Adults ¥1,500
Children ¥750
Children under school age ¥350
Directions Kagoshima city tram (both lines): 8 min walk from the Suizokukanguchi stop
Kagoshima City Bus: Get off at the Kagoshimasuizokukanmae stop (Lines 16-2, 25, and 26 from the East 4-6 stops at Kagoshima Chuo Station)
Parking Mapcode 42 038 123
Drive MAP
Website Visit Japanese Website
Notes 【Closed】four days starting from the first Monday of December *Open normal hours during the year-end and New Year holidays.
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