Taking your Kids to Yokohama!(Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise)

Taking your Kids to Yokohama!(Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise)

Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is located to the south of Yokohama. The complex includes a shopping outlet park and eastern Japan's largest aquarium. It is well worth the 30 minutes train ride from Yokohama.
The facility has baby carts that you can rent, in addition to a variety of servicers catering for families with small children. Here we will introduce spots that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

Torihama Station (Kamogawa Seaside Line)
-> Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside
-> Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradice

30 minutes

From Yokohama
Yokohama Station (JR Negishi Line) -> Shin-Sugita Station (Change to Seaside Line) -> Torihama Station
Approx. 30 minutes (Adult 460 yen, Children 230 yen)

1: Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside

Enjoy shopping in a resort atmosphere! Plenty of services catering to families with children.

The outlet mall is designed with 19th century east-coast port cities in mind. 30 to 70% off famous brands! With many brands to choose from and restaurants with sea views, the outlet park is a favorite for young adults to families alike.

Offers everything from brand name fashions to outdoor, sporting goods, shoes, kids and interior items and popular brands, and always at 30% to 70% off retail! In addition to being able to purchase items at reasonable prices only available at an outlet, visitors can enjoy a relaxing time in the restaurants and cafes facing one of the largest marinas in Japan while taking in the view of the endless expanse of sea and sky.

Services for families with children.

* Baby Cart Rentals
Baby carts can be rented out free of charge. 2 months – 2 years old (up to 11 kgs) 11 units, 3 years old – 5 years old (up to 110 cm) 4 units Available for rent at the information counter near the central entrance on the 1st floor of the factory outlet.

* Kids Square
A playground for children is available within the kid’s outlet area.

* Nursery Room
There are nurseries within the kid’s outlet and the second floor of the factory outlet with warm water facilities.

Diaper Changing Tables

4 of the ladies toilets within the complex have diaper changing tables. *The 1st floor factory outlet toilet has a diaper changing table equipped room. Male customers can use the diaper changing tables in the toilet.

1. Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside

15 minutes

Torihama Station (Kanazawa Seaside Line)
-> Hakkeijima Station Approx. 15 minutes (Adults 280 yen, Children 140 yen)

2: Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

Enjoy your encounter with creatures of the sea on an island in the middle of Tokyo Bay

Hakkeijima is a man-made island with many leisure facilities in the middle of Tokyo Bay, based on motifs inspired from the sea. The 3 aquariums on Hakkeijima have 3 different themes, such as one featuring dolphins, another general aquarium where you get to learn about the creatures of the sea etc. A theme park with rides and attractions for all ages, and the bay market where you can buy foods and souvenirs. The “Touch and Learn Lagoon” where you can come into direct contact with creatures of the sea is very popular. Hakkeijima also has a hotel.

Aqua Museum

At the Aqua Museum, one of Japan’s largest aquariums, there are 500 different species/100,000 aquatic animals including polar bears, walruses, sharks and sardines. One huge fish tank holds two whale sharks, the largest extant fish species.

Special Topics 1 FUREAI(Touch and Learn)

The “Touch and Learn Lagoon” consists of the “Whale Ocean” tank where the dolphins swim, the “Sakana Reef” where species of aquatic animals found in Tokyo bay are kept, and the “Hireashi Beach” where you can observe seals and walruses. The unique display methods allow visitors to physically interact with the animals.

Main attractions

1. Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

2. Dolphin Fantasy
3. Aqua Museum
4. Fureai (Touch and Learn) Lagoon

Services for families with children.

* Nursery Room
Nursery rooms and diaper changing tables are available on the 1st floor of the Center House and 1st floor of the Bay Market B Sector.

* Baby Cart Rentals
Baby carts can be rented out at this facility (500 yen for 1 cart) . Rental place: Marine Gate Information, Lost and Found Center Rental hours: 10:00 – 16:00 Ages: 2 months – 2 years old

* Lost and Found Center
On the 1st floor of the Center House.

* Children’s goods for sale
Diapers, powder milk, clothing, and baby meals are sold.

2 hours

3: Enjoy your lunch at the various restaurants

Hakkeijima also has a variety of restaurants and shopping venues to choose from. Enjoy the dining experience at Hakkeijima. The shops and restaurants introduced below have terrace seats where you can enjoy the ocean view. There is plenty to choose from in the menu, and intended for people of all ages. Go shopping at the souvenir shops where you will find original Hakkeijima stuffed ocean animals.

Semplice – Restaurant on the Sea (Italian Restaurant)

Enjoy authentic marine Italian cuisine – pasta and pizza full of seafood in the perfect location – right on the ocean. Anniversary and birthday party plans are also available. The restaurant is also recommended for couples.


Booze Café – A family restaurant with a dolphin symbol.

This restaurant with a dolphin symbol first comes into view after leaving the aquarium. Booze Café has a huge list to choose from, with the great taste and volume to match. The restaurant is for people of all ages.

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