Aquarium in Motobu Peninsula

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

The centrepiece of Motobu's Ocean Expo Park (海洋博公園) is the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, which features the world's largest aquarium tank. The aquarium houses a wide variety of marine life, including whale sharks. Dolp…
Village in Motobu Peninsula


At the northwestern tip of the peninsula is the quaintly preserved village of Bise, a leafy beachside community of traditional Okinawan houses. Stroll along Fukugi-namiki-dōri (フクギ並木通り), an atmospheric lane lined wi…
Island in Motobu Peninsula


Aquariums and crowds not your cup of tea? If you've got your own wheels, drive out to Kōri-jima via Yagaji-jima (屋我地島). The bridge between the two islands is surrounded by picturesque turquoise water, and there's a …