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Penguin walk at Echizen Matsushima Aquarium in Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture

2019.06.24

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the penguins are arriving at their park

Watch as the adorable penguins walk to their small park at Echizen Matsushima Aquarium in Sakai City, Fukui. This aquarium is located in front of the sea, so you can feel the nice breeze from the sea as well while enjoying Penguin Walk.

The Penguin Walk is held 2 or 3 times a day, and each time it takes about 15 minutes.

 

You can check the time schedule for the march and other sea animal attractions from the website below.

Echizen Matsushima Aquarium Attraction Time

 

 

Underwater tunnel

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"Underwater tunnel" in Penguin Pavilion

You can see penguins swimming very fast.

 

 

Underwater tunnel opposite side of the small window

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"Underwater tunnel" opposite side of the small window

This area looks like it’s an instagrammable spot, so you can enjoy taking photographs.
You can also feel that as if you are underwater.

 

At "Penguin Land", you can see penguins relaxing, eating, walking and swimming.

 

 

Humboldt penguin

"Humboldt penguin"

A kind of the penguins which took a walk that day for the Penguin Walk.

 

 

King penguin

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"King penguin"

It’s large and looks strong but its character is unfussy.

 

 

Gentoo penguin

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"Gentoo penguin"

The top of its head has a white spot. It moves and swims a lot.

 

 

Rockhopper penguin

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"Rockhopper penguin"

It’s tiny and cute, but it’s aggressive.

 

 

At Echizen Matsushima Aquarium, there are many cute sea animals other than these penguins. Also, you can see dolphin show, otter eating foods, 3D short movie, and pet seals as well, so I’m sure you can enjoy all day long!

 

Echizen Matsushima Aquarium

Address / Location:

74-2-3 Saki, Mikuni Town,

Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture, 913-0065

 

Opening hours:

9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Summertime: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wintertime: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Admission fee:

2,000 yen(adults)

1,000 yen (elementary & middle school students)

500 yen (children over 3 years old)

*Group & night discount available

 

Regular holiday: Open every day of the year

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