• Aquarium NIXE CASTLE
  • DOLPHIN SHOW
  • Shows of SEA LION & FUR SEALS
  • An exhibition of  sardines MILKY WAY POOL
  • SEAL RING POOL
  • PENGUIN PARADE
  • REPTILE/AMPHIBIAN HOUSE
  • Aquarium NIXE CASTLE
  • DOLPHIN SHOW
  • Shows of SEA LION & FUR SEALS
  • An exhibition of  sardines MILKY WAY POOL
  • SEAL RING POOL
  • PENGUIN PARADE
  • REPTILE/AMPHIBIAN HOUSE

The popular jellyfish and rare fish welcome you to the castle under the sea!

"NIXE Castle," modeled after Denmark's Egeskov Castle, is home to about 20,000 living things, of about 400 different species. The Aqua Tunnel and escalators leading up the Crystal Tower and large tanks give a glimpse into the world of the ocean, and the touch pools and the largest jellyfish tank in Hokkaido give you the chance to look and touch.

Kaleidoscope of Goldfish
Kaleidoscope of Goldfish

A cute and powerful show unfolds right in front of your eyes!

At the Dolphin show pool, two shows are put on at different times year-round in the all-weather pool. Events where you can touch the dolphins or try your hand at being a trainer are also held, so please see the event information or the sign outside the show pool.

SHOWS: 10:00 a.m., 11:25 a.m., 2:45 p.m. (Nov. 6 - Mar. 31)
10:00 a.m., 11:25 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. (Apr. 1 - Nov. 5)
SHOW LENGTH: approximately 15 minutes
*Shows may be canceled due to weather or the animals' health.
*The show schedule may change during the busy season, so please contact us or see the updates.

    • dolphin
    • dolphin
    • dolphin
  • dolphin

Let the sea lions and fur seals bring a smile to your face!

At the sea lion show pool, sea lions and fur seals show off a variety of tricks using rings and balls. They practice for these shows, so if they clap or wave, please be sure to clap and wave right back!

SHOWS: 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. (Nov. 6 - Mar. 31) 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:45 p.m. (Apr. 1 - Nov. 5)
SHOW LENGTH: approximately 15 minutes
*Shows may be canceled due to weather or the animals' health.
*The show schedule may change during the busy season, so please contact us or see the updates.
  • SEA LION
  • SEA LION

The soothing sight of 10,000 sparkling sardines

The Milky Way pool got its name because the sight of roughly 10,000 sardines swimming around the tank with their mouths wide open at feeding time reminds people of the stars of the Milky Way. The lowered lighting highlights the sparkling sardines, so don't miss it!

Sardine performances

SHOWS: 11:50 a.m., 3:10 p.m.(Full year)
SHOW LENGTH: approximately 10 minutes
*Shows may be canceled due to weather or the animals' health.
*The show schedule may change during the busy season, so please contact us or see the updates.
An exhibition of  sardines MILKY WAY POOL

The cute and soothing seals go round and round!?

The Sealing pool is a large ring filled with sea water, rising up into the air. Watch the seals as they swim up through the ring like they're flying through the air and look around at their surroundings. The seals decide when they feel like swimming in the ring, but they will definitely use it at feeding time, so don't miss it!

Seal mealtime

MEAL TIME: around 10:45 a.m., around 1:45 p.m. (Nov. 6 - Mar. 31)
around 10:45 a.m., around 1:15 p.m. (Apr. 1 - Nov. 5)
MEALTIME LENGTH: approximately 10 minutes
*Shows may be canceled due to weather or the animals' health.
*The show schedule may change during the busy season, so please contact us or see the updates.

SEAL RING POOL

On parade!
Penguins march in the square where everyone gathers!

The "Penguin parade" held every day all year round is one of NOBORIBETSU MARINEPARK NIXE's star attractions. Enjoy their cute antics as the penguins march right in front of you.

Important!

Some penguins may approach people, but guests may not touch the penguins. Thank you for your cooperation.

PENGUIN PARADE

PARADE TIMES: 11:00 a.m., 2:15 p.m. (Full year)
PARADE LENGTH: 15 to 20 minutes
Penguin mealtime (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only)
MEAL TIME: around 2:35 p.m.
MEALTIME LENGTH: approximately 10 minutes

*Shows may be canceled due to weather or the animals' health.
*The show schedule may change during the busy season, so please contact us or see the updates.

PENGUIN PARADE

Remarkable reptiles and amazing amphibians!

The Reptile/Amphibian House features rare reptiles and amphibians such as an anaconda over 4m in length and a large tortoise. The exhibit layout and handmade animal descriptions are fun and easy to understand.

  • REPTILE
  • REPTILE
  • REPTILE

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