Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe

Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe

Travel Guide

Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe is a popular theme park focusing on fish, marine mammals, sea creatures and some other animals. It is combination Danish theme park and aquarium, located near Noboribetsu Station. The aquarium, one of the largest in northern Japan, is in Castle Nixe, modeled after a Danish castle (and visible from the station), where you'll see sharks (from an underwater tunnel), morays, salmon, sturgeon, king crab, giant octopus, and other sea creatures. More attractions include a touch pool with small sharks, rays, and horseshoe crabs; a reptile house with snakes, turtles and lizards; game arcade; the ubiquitous souvenir shops (selling Danish and aquarium-related gifts); and a handful of kiddie rides. They also have fun activities and small events like the parade of the king penguins.

Check out the Crystal Tower in Castle Nixe, an eight meter high fish tank that features a Napoleon Fish. You can also walk through the Aqua Tunnel and feel as if you are walking along the sea bed as you gaze out at the fish of all shapes and sizes swimming about you.

Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe - King penguin parade Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe - Tropical fish Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe - Seal ring pool
King penguin parade Tropical fish Seal ring pool

Travel Advice

Animal Performances

The king penguin parade is held at 11:00 and 14:15 every day.

In addition to the king penguin parade and shark hunting european pilchard show, Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe provides dolphin and sea lion shows.


- Free rental for wheelchairs and dolls are provided.



Address 1-22 Noboribetsu Higashi-cho, Noboribetsu
Phone 0143-83-3800
Admission Adult: 2,500 yen (Groups 2,250 yen)
Student: 1,300 yen (Groups 1,150 yen)
Adult: over 12
Student: 4 to 11
Groups: over 10
Hours 09:00 to 17:00 Entry until 30 minntes before closing
Closed April 6 to 10
Duration 3 hours or the whole day
Getting There By Train
10 minute walk from Noboribetsu Station on the JR Muroran Honsen.

By Car
Take Hokkaido Expressway to Noboribetsu-higashi exit and take National Highway route 36. It is approximately 5 minutes from exit.
Parking Paid parking available

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