Sure, a family doesn’t have to travel all the way to Tokyo, Japan to have a Disney adventure; but then again why wouldn’t they want to? This day in Tokyo features the fun of an oversized theme park adventure coupled with informational and exciting marine life in a beautiful Japanese setting.
Address: 1-1 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture 279-0031, Japan
Hours: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $62, Children under 18 – $53, Children under 12 – $41
Built in 1983, Tokyo Disneyland is the first Disney park constructed outside the United States. The park features seven themed areas including the World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Critter Country and Toontown. Nearly all of the rides in the park are the same as those in the original Disneyland park in California. World Bazaar features an exciting penny arcade and an omnibus that tours the other themed areas of the park. Major attractions in Adventureland include Pirates of the Caribbean ride and a jungle cruise. Children will enjoy the old western themed Westernland which includes the Country Bear Theater and the thrilling Big Thunder Mountain rollercoaster. Prepare to get wet on Splash Mountain, the existing log boat ride down a waterfall in Critter Country. Young children will enjoy Fantasyland, which takes visitors through scenes from classic Disney movies, such as Peter Pan, Pinocchio and Snow White.The whole family will have a blast at Tokyo Disneyland.
Address: 6-2-3 Rinkai-cho, Edogawa, Tokyo Prefecture 134-0086, Japan
Hours: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Wednesday – Closed
Admission: Adults – $7, Children – $2.50
Tokyo Sea Life Park is Japan’s first aquarium. This facility recreates aquatic habitats in Tokyo and around the world. The enormous 2,200-ton tank in the center of the aquarium houses hundreds of beautiful bluefin tunas. Exciting exhibits include The Seas of the World, Life of the Deep Sea, Life on the Shoreline, the Sea of Tokyo and Life in Freshwater. Marine life from the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans are also housed in the aquarium. Besides a variety of unique fish, Tokyo Sea Life Park also houses several amazing penguins and sea birds. Children of all ages will be amazed at the abundant marine life housed in this large aquarium.