Let’s get friends with Dolphins at ‘Dolphin Feeding’ (Shimoda Marine Aquarium)
- Throughout a year
- 1 people 1,300yen～
Outline of the programIt is a unique and popular plan of Shimoda Marine Aquarium, floating in a natural cove.
You can feed a dolphin, shake hands, or experience a petit trainer.
You have chances to get friends with dolphines !
There are other plans such as "Dolphin Watching Boat," where you can ride the boat around the cove, accompanied by dolphins.
'Amazing Seat,' a dolphine show, really amazing to watch dolphines jump high above your head, the latest line-up.
Program scheduleYou can gather at the fixed time and give food directly to gluttonous dolphins and give out signs such as handshakes and jumps. You can feel how it is like to be a trainer of dolphines ! (required time : 10 minutes)
Availability of English guides on the day of the activityJapanese only.
Detail of the program
|Venue ⁄ location||Shimoda Marine Aquarium|
|Available period||Throughout a year|
|Hours of registration||9:00am-1:50pm (Dolphine Programs)|
|Length of the program||10 minutes|
|Toilet||Yes/ parking lot, shops in the aquarium(also for handicapped)|
|Kiosk||Yes / miscellaneous goods, accessories, sweets, original goods etc.|
|Necessity of bringing something to eat||Yes/no bringing in at the restaurant|
|Place to eat||Yes, restaurant 'The Dish,' etc.|
Required items to bring
Precautions ⁄ remarksParent's escort is required for children under 8.
Details of the fee
'Dolphin Feeding' experience fee : 1,300yen (tax included) / (apart from) aquarium entrance fee : 2,100yen/adult, 1,050yen/child (tax included)
|Remarks concerning the fee|
|Payment method||Pay at aquarium reception counter or feeding ship (cash only)|
|Reservations accepted from||Throughout a year|
|Reservations accepted until||1:00pm on the day|
|Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation||1～42 people|
Meeting place ⁄ map
Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting timeDolphin feeding ship in the aquarim, by the starting time
Meeting place (address ⁄ access)7 minutes bus ride from Izukyu Shimoda Station to Shimoda Marine Aquarium.
Reservation ⁄ inquiry
|English service for making reservations and inquiries||No support in English. Please contact to `Seamon' by phone or email.|
|Name||Shimoda Marine Aquarium|
|Address||22-31 3 chome Shimoda City|
|TEL ⁄ FAX||
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
|Business hours||9:00am - 4:30pm|
|Closed||7 days a week|
The information on this website is subject to change. Please contact individual offices, stores, or the Seamon Shimoda Guide office (TEL: 0558-22-5255) for more detail.