Manatee Center, Motobu-cho

2.5
#6 of 10 in Zoos & Aquariums in Okinawa Prefecture
Watch two huge manatees play or munch on heads of lettuce underwater at Manatee Center. A short walk from the main aquarium building of Okinawa Churaumi's Ocean Expo Park, the site offers close-up views of these graceful creatures free of charge. Observe this endangered species that spawned many mermaid legends from above the tank or from the underwater viewing room. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Manatee Center and many more Motobu-cho attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Motobu-cho trip builder site .
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  • They were kept in tiny tanks for decades. I feel sad for them seeing their situation and feel they deserve better!  more »
  • I didn't know about manatee in detail, so I'm glad I went there. Like sea turtles, there are precious creatures here, so it's true that it's okay to look like an aquarium.
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