We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Gorgeous Views in a Family Atmosphere

Everyone here is helpful, friendly, and all about having fun in a beautiful setting. This park... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2019
dspriceink
,
Huntsville, Alabama
Marines

I traveled to Okinawa to see our son who was stationed there. Memorial park was on our to do... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Grams3398
,
West Salem, Ohio
Read all 569 reviews
656
All photos (656)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
13°
Mar
23°
16°
Apr
25°
19°
May
Contact
424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0206, Okinawa Prefecture
Website
+81 980-48-2741
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Motobu-cho
from US$ 15.41
More Info
from US$ 602.58
More Info
Reviews (569)
Filter reviews
95 results
Traveller rating
69
21
5
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
69
21
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ocean expo park tropical dream center churaumi aquarium dream garden picnic lunch emerald beach dolphin show day pass various attractions free of charge sunny day fish sea turtles botanical gardens marine life world class aquarium entrance fee
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 95 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Everyone here is helpful, friendly, and all about having fun in a beautiful setting. This park surrounds the aquarium and is a great place for a picnic, a day outdoors, or to watch special events. A wonderful spot in North Okinawa.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank dspriceink
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I traveled to Okinawa to see our son who was stationed there. Memorial park was on our to do list. Oh my it’s so beautiful and peaceful. You won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Grams3398
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Ocean Expo Park is a very spacious park with several major attractions, including Tropical Dream Center, which has many tropical trees and flowers, and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Save your energy and ride the trolley from one attraction to the next. The trolley is only 200...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ms_Yokohama2014
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We booked a 5 day break in Motobu-cho with our 5-year old wondering if there was enough to keep her entertained. Ocean Park Expo kept on giving and we were sad to leave though ever so Glad we came. There is so much to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Derek R
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Quite a big park with lots to see. Focus is obviously on marine environment, but not limited too, there’s decent botanical garden and two ethnographic museums. Apart from aquarium, botanical garden and oceanic culture museum, every other attraction is free of charge. If tou wish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Tokyo was freezing in March at 9degrees, so it was a great relief to land in Okiniwa after a 3hr flight to a warm, tropical climate of 20degrees. One of the attractions we visited was the Ocean Expo Park: here is sealife at its most...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank idrus2015
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The area is spectacular and there is so much to see that one day is not really even enough for it all. Our children (then 5 and 6) liked the aquarium a lot and loved the playground area.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JnkW
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is only one of the many attractions at the location. The views alone would make it worthwhile if this where the only thing here. Bring good walking shoes, water and maybe a snack or two.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nickelfish69
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This area Is spectacular. Come on a sunny day and you will not be disappointed. So much to here! My husband and I spent most of the day on the grounds, starting with Churaumi Aquarium. If you visit there first, you get half off the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank angelhead777
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I definitely recommend coming here if you have a rainy day. My family spent 7 great hours here, and we didn’t even see everything there is to see! We ate lunch at the Aquarium, and also thoroughly enjoyed the botanical gardens.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sophie H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
Centurion Hotel Okinawa Churaumi
313 reviews
.26 km away
Hotel Yugafu Inn Bise
197 reviews
.39 km away
Hotel Orion Motobu Resort & Spa
538 reviews
.60 km away
Yukurina Resort Okinawa Lemon House
15 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 234 nearby restaurants
Cahaya Bulan
95 reviews
1.03 km away
Papaiya
94 reviews
.79 km away
Sirius
45 reviews
.62 km away
Restaurant Fukugiya
32 reviews
.90 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 77 nearby attractions
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
5,114 reviews
.17 km away
Okichan Theater
1,016 reviews
.29 km away
Tropical Dream Center
184 reviews
.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jeanette N
17 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Petr D | Reviewed this property |
Yess, its a direct translation, Ryukyu is the old name for Okinawa and mura standard Japanese for village. Quite interesting to visit (free), note the house of the female priest/shaman.
0
Votes