Toba Aquarium is located on the waterfront of Toba Bay, close to the Mikimoto Pearl Island. The aquarium holds one of the largest collections of aquatic life in the country, spread out over twelve separate zones. There is no specific route to follow in the aquarium, and visitors can navigate the twelve zones freely. Animal shows and feeding sessions are usually held on the hour. Toba Aquarium is also the only aquarium in Japan to have a dugong in captivity.