ISE Sea Paradise (Mie) – Access, Hours & Fees

Ise Sea Paradise is an aquarium near Ise’s ‘Meoto Iwa’ (Married Couple Rocks), said to be a symbol of matchmaking. This aquarium is a true ‘Sea Kingdom’! If you want to enjoy seeing sea lions, walrus, seals and sea lions, this is the aquarium for you!

Many events to help visitors engage with sea creatures

There are many events with funny names such as ‘Husband and wife sea lion time’, ‘Walrus strolling time’, ‘The otter and his claw’ and more. There are some paid events where you can put a seal on your lap or give signals to the sea lions as if you are a trainer!

In the ‘Fish Pavilion’, handmade sign boards help you make a lot of discoveries!

This exhibition comes together due to the efforts of the breeding staff. The handmade signage boards will help you to make some really surprising discoveries! The sawfish, a type of ray that lives in Japan, has been bred here! There are other types of rays in a touch corner so be sure to take a look.

Experience the feeling of lying on the bottom of the sea!

In the ‘Underwater relaxation hall’ you can relax on a sofa and take a nap! You can observe the largest tank in this aquarium from this area and really relax. It really feels like you are taking a nap on the bottom of the ocean.

Interact with guinea pigs and rabbits

Small children will love experiencing the fluffy warmth of a guinea pigs or rabbit here. In this aquarium, there is the chance to engage with these creatures. Yes, it might be an aquarium, but it is also nice to have the chance to hold a fluffy animal.

Don’t forget to pick up a souvenir from Ise

They sell souvenirs from Ise here such as red bean sweets, snacks made from local shrimp and udon. This aquarium is located right near the sea and there are lots of interesting souvenirs here made from the local seafood.

Getting here


Admission Tickets, Price

Fees General One-year pass
Adult 1,600 yen 4,000 yen
Child (Primary & middle school student) 800 yen 2,000 yen
Child (Ages 3+) 400 yen
Senior (Ages 65+) 1,400 yen

Opening Hours & Calendar

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Days closed Open throughout the year.
There may be a temporary closure for maintenance in December.

Official websit

ISE Sea Paradise


Nursing Lounge

The aquarium has a nursing room for babies.

Coin lockers

The aquarium has a coin-operated lockers.

Baby stroller rental service

Deposit 1,000 yen (Refundable upon return)

Wheelchair rental service

Deposit 1,000 yen (Refundable upon return)

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