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Shirahama is a town where you can enjoy yourself by sea or sky. Sightseeing flights provides a bird’s eye view of the town. Submarine and glass boat rides give you a chance to see the sparkling coral reef. Shirahama got its name from Shirarahama, which is a quartz sand beach unusual in Japan. Sugar beach is its other name. White sand and blue ocean form an exquisite contrast. It is a wonderful place to enjoy the beach . Adventure World, Shirahama Energy Land,and other large-scale amusement parks are some of the areas attractions. From the sky, the ocean, and land, you can have a chance to get to know Shirahama by getting in touch with its nature, science, and animals…. Shirahama is a place full of energy where your childhood dreams come true.

ADVENTURE WORLD アドベンチャーワールド

aws.jpgThis one million-square meter adventure kingdom houses more than 140 wild animals in park. You can relax in the comfort and safety of your minitrain as the animals approach. There are various performances throughout the day. This is the place where the fun never stops. A roller coaster and other rides are under the dome. In Panda Land, you will meet beautiful pandas, including some born in Adventure World.
http://aws-s.com/english-new/

SHIRAHAMA ENERGY LAND 白浜エネルギーランド

energy-land.jpgShirahama Energy Land is an amusement park.Where you can learn about the relationship between the earth and natural energy sources. In the interactive attraction "Jurassic Tour", the seats will move with the screen as if you were really traveling through the age of the Dinosaurs. In "3-D theater", you can experience the wonders of three dimensional movies. In the "Mystery Zone",and "Parallel World".optical illusions and other tricks will baffle your sences.
http://www.energyland.jp/

SIGHT-SEEING FLIGHT セスナ機遊覧飛行

Choose from 5 aerial sightseeing flights centered over Shirahama as far north as Hinomisaki,and as far south as Shionomisaki. The aerial view of the Nanki area is quite a spectacular sight.
http://www.aerohirata.co.jp/

AQUARIUM 水族館

suizoku.jpgAttached to the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory of Kyoto University, exhibiting a variety of marine invertebrates and other sea creatures with English descriptions.
http://www.seto.kyoto-u.ac.jp/aquarium/

 

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT グラスボート

glass.jpgThe boats depart from the shore at Rinkai. The tour lasts about 25 minutes. The boat's glass bottom allow you to witness the many mysteries of the deep. There is a "Ama"(women diver) performance by "Ama"(women diver) as well.
http://www.glasboat.com/

SUBMARINE OBSERVATION TOWER 白浜海中展望塔

kaityu.jpgEighteen meters in height,and built 100 meters off shore, this observatory will give you an up close look at tropical fish.Take the elevator down to 8 meters underwater,where the portholes allow you to see in every all directions.You will feel like you are walking on the ocean floor.


 

Information Guide

NameBusiness HourAdmission
AdultStudentChild
Adventure World
アドベンチャーワールド
0570-06-4481
9:30~17:00
※Business hours change seasonally.
Closed:Irregularly
4,500 3,500 2,500
Options available for extra charge.
Shirahama
Energy Land

白浜エネルギーランド
0739-43-2666
9:30~17:00
(Final admission 15:30)
Closed Tuesday (Open at holidays on Monday & Tuesday)
Open throughout Spring, GW, Summer, Winter Vacation
1,800 1,200 (3years and up)
500
Shirahama Submarine
sightseeing boat
(glass bottom boat)

白浜海底観光船
(グラスボート)
0739-42-2122
8:45~16:00 (Reception time)
・Closed:Irregularly
 (Closed due to bad Weather)
1,500 750
Kyoto University
Shirahama Aquarium

京大白浜水族館
0739-42-3515
9:00~17:00
 (Final admission 16:30)
Open throughout the year
600 Student
200
Shirahama Submarine
Observation Tower
(Coral Princess)

白浜海中展望塔
(コーラルプリンセス)
0739-43-1100
7:00~18:00
 (May~Septembar)
8:00~17:30
(October~following April)
Open throughout the year

800 500

※Inquiry answered in Japanese only.