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Address: Ohamacho, Toba 517-0015, Mie Prefecture
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+81 599-25-3147

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Simple, small but rustic

There are definitely better sea shows. However, this place is more personal because it is small but not that interesting.

Reviewed 26 December 2015
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

There are definitely better sea shows. However, this place is more personal because it is small but not that interesting.

Thank AP K
The Hague
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228 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Dolphin island near Toba has the usual demonstration of flipper standing on it's tail, etc. If you seen it before, don't bother to go here. Everything looks warn out and tired. The performing dolphin has a way to small watertank to live in. Not more than 3 times it's length. I wouldn't go there if I was you...

Thank NickE2
Kani, Japan
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123 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

If you were to put aside the fact that these are wild animals and they should be in an ocean and not tank/pool, it's just so so. Definitely nothing to write home about.

Thank turkjj25
Amsterdam, California, United States
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Since 2 years I know to see a show with dolphins is VERY WRONG Dolphins in their natural habitat, the oceans, swim at least 80km a day.Something what is not possible in a swimming pool. They get abused and mistreath. For this and many more reasons I hope nobody ever goes again to see doolphins in captivity

5 Thank Eduardo En Ingr... R
San Andreas, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The dolphins belong in the Oceans . They are not pets they are wild animals. Their lives in captivity is horrendous!! Jacque Cousteau once said "a dolphin in captivity is the same as blindfolding a human being and putting him/her in one room for their entire life." They often are overworked, under feed and kept in pools much too small!!... More 

4 Thank Gail R
Rising Sun, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

STOP using captive dolphins as entertainment. The dolphines live very miserable life in captivity. They belong wild and free, not in a fish tank.

5 Thank Freja P
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Do not support the Taiji Drive hunt. dolphins are either slaughtered or captured from the cove in Taiji.

6 Thank Dantham88
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

So sad that in todays age when we know better than to exploit animals, this is happening. No animal is born to live a cruel existence for our entertainment, this must be discouraged and people educated as to what they really pay for.

8 Thank seashore896
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

It was my first time to watch a dolphin show. We arrived just at the right time where the show was about to start. Very adorable and well trained dolphins :) the show was about 5-8 mins. There were other big dolphins in another big tank. There is a restaurant and some small aquaria room (octopus, fish, etc). Cable car... More 

Thank AmandaaaC
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Dolphin island is the park of dolphin which includes dolphin show and also the small aquarium on the island. before getting there, you need to join boat tour which can also show you the beautiful view of Toba bay.


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