As part of the 10th anniversary of the aquarium in March of this year, several events are being held to celebrate.
Are you in the dark about sharks? You too can be an expert!
January 21st – May 6th, 2012
4th Floor Exhibit Hall
Shark-quiz! (April 7th/21st)
Take part in the quizzes around the aquarium, if you win you get an original badge!
Inquire at entrance, must pay admittance fee, first 500 people.
Make your own shark tooth cellphone strap! (April 14th/28th, 9:30-3)
Lecture corner, 200yen each strap, first 50 people.
10 Year Anniversary Discount
As thanks for your patronage, all admission will be half-price between March 1st and April 8th, 2012!
Ocean Stamp Rally (March 1st-31st)
Find the 3 stamps inside the building and you will be entered into a draw to win Hitachi Beef, a year’s passport to the aquarium, and other fantastic prizes. Must be junior high student or older.
Oarai Marching Band Performance (March 18th, 11 & 2 (30min each))
Oarai’s Blue Hawks will be performing at the Deai no Hiroba.
Isoyama Sayaka’s One Day as Chief (March 20th)
Ibaraki’s ambassador will attempt to be Aquaworld’s chief for the day, trying out being a trainer in the dolphin/sea lion show (10 and 2:30, ocean theater) and narrating the underwater show (11:30 and 1, deai no umi tank).
Gift Days! (March 21st/24th)
All visitors will receive a free gift set composed of several different types of Shark-themed stationary.
Art at the Aquarium (March 24th, 1:30-3:30)
Oarai and Aquaworld are joining forces to push through the negative rumors and bring new energy to the area. Artists and visitors will work together to create art on the beach!
Penguin Crossing! (March 19th-May 6th, 11am (5-10min))
10 specially selected penguins will be attempting a walking course filled with hurdles and stairs! Can these laidback animals make it to the goal? Come and cheer them on!