Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo Disneyland, inaugurated in 1983 as the first Disney park outside of the United States, is a beloved theme park located in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It captivates visitors with its diverse blend of classic Disney attractions and unique experiences, spread across seven themed lands that celebrate the magic and imagination of Disney stories and characters.

Operating Hours: Everyday 9.00am to 9.00pm Address: 1-13 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba 279-8511

Tokyo DisneySea Reviews

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    Klikestotravel

    A Magical Journey into Fairy Tale WorldDisneySea in Japan is not just an amusement park, it's a magical journey into the world of fairy tales and unforgettable adventures.

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    Burn the Maps

    Tokyo DisneySea is a theme park unlike any other, offering an unforgettable escape into a world of wonder and enchantment. Unlike its neighbor Disneyland, DisneySea focuses on maritime exploration and legendary stories.

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    Indo_backpackerz

    Splendid, the biggest waterpark in the world. I like it more than Disneyland, also less crowded. There are many plays and the night show is a must to visit. Love it.

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Tokyo DisneySea
Welcome to Tokyo DisneySea - where the magic of Disney meets the allure of the seven harbors! As the only Disney park based on stories and legends about the sea, Tokyo DisneySea is composed of seven themed harbors that give full play to imagination. From the moment you step into this magical land, you’re enjoying the sparks of wonder!

Tokyo DisneySea opening hours

Tokyo DisneySea typically opens from 9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. year round. During peak seasons, holidays and special events, Tokyo DisneySea may have extended opening hours.

You can check the official Tokyo Disney Resort for the most accurate and up-to-date information on specific dates.

How to go to Tokyo DisneySea

Get to Tokyo DisneySea

Getting to Tokyo DisneySea is easy, and there are several transportation options available:

Train

You can take the JR Keiyo Line or JR Musashino Line to Maihama Station, which takes about 15 minutes. It may cost about US$1.98 for a one-way ticket.

From Maihama Station, it's a short walk to the entrance of Tokyo DisneySea. The Disney Resort Line also provides transportation between JR Maihama Station, the closest station to Tokyo DisneySea. Take a ride on the monorail for a fun and convenient way to get around Tokyo DisneySea. It may cost US$1.99 for a regular passenger and US$4.65 for a one-day pass.

Bus

From Tokyo: There are also bus services available from various locations in Tokyo to Tokyo DisneySea, which takes 25-65 minutes.

From Narita Airport or Haneda Airport: You can take the shuttle bus from Narita Airport to Tokyo DisneySea, which takes about 65 minutes and costs about US$15.21, or from Haneda Airport, which takes about 55 minutes and costs about US$8.60.

Rental car

If you choose to rent a car to travel to Japan and go to Tokyo DisneySea, there are spaces available at Tokyo Disney Resort parking areas. The parking fee is about US$16.54 on weekdays and US$19.85 on weekends & holidays for passenger cars.

Taxi or rideshare

Taxis and rideshare services are also available for reaching Tokyo DisneySea. Simply input the address or name of the park into the taxi or rideshare app, and you'll be dropped off near the entrance.

Best time to go to Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea

The best time to go to Tokyo DisneySea can depend on the crowd levels, weather, and personal preferences. Here are some factors to help you determine the ideal time for your visit:

Off-peak seasons

Weekdays during non-holiday periods and non-peak seasons (such as late winter or early spring) tend to have lower crowd levels. You can even arrive early in the morning or in the evening when the park tends to be less crowded. If you prefer shorter wait times and a more relaxed atmosphere, consider visiting during these times.

Avoid holidays and special events

Tokyo DisneySea can get exceptionally crowded during Japanese public holidays, school vacations, and special events such as Halloween and Christmas. If possible, try to avoid visiting during these times to minimize wait times.

Weather

Tokyo experiences a variety of weather throughout the year. It is necessary to consider the weather that is most comfortable for you.

SeasonWeatherCrowd LevelHighlightsRecommended
Spring (March to May) Mild and coolModerate to highCherry blossom⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Summer (June to August)Hot and humid HighLavender, summer programs⭐⭐
Autumn (September to November)Mild and pleasantModerateAutumn leaves, Disney Halloween⭐⭐⭐⭐
Winter (December to February)Chilly and dryLowChristmas festival, New Year’s special event⭐⭐⭐

Whether you prioritize lower crowd levels, weather, or specific events, planning ahead can help you visit Tokyo DisneySea with the best experience.

What to eat at Tokyo DisneySea

Eat at Tokyo DisneySea

Cafe Portofino (Mediterranean Harbor): Cafe Portofino is a Mediterranean restaurant inspired by the quaint seaside villages of Italy. Whether you’re looking for a pasta dish, salad or a cup of espresso, this cozy café provides a taste of Italy’s cuisine. You can enjoy a rustic fishing village as you dine.

S.S. Columbia Dining Room (American Waterfront): As you step into the S.S. Columbia Dining Room, you will enjoy panoramic views of the bustling harbor outside. The menu here is American and international cuisine, ranging from classic steak and seafood dishes to innovative creations inspired by global flavors.

Horizon Bay Restaurant (Port Discovery): Enjoy a meal to the sound of lapping waves and ocean breezes in Horizon Bay Restaurant. The meal here features flavors from all over the world, especially on fresh seafood and inventive dishes that reflect the spirit of exploration that defines Port Discovery.

Miguel's El Dorado Cantina (Lost River Delta): Miguel's El Dorado Cantina stands for Mexican flavors and a festive atmosphere. Inspired by the legendary city of gold, this cantina has colorful décor, lively music, and Mexican cuisine. Diners are treated to a fiesta for the taste buds that capture the essence of Mexico's rich culinary heritage.

Casbah Food Court (Arabian Coast): The Casbah Food Court offers Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. From aromatic kebabs and flavorful falafel to savory shawarma and delicate baklava, each bite is a journey through the rich and diverse flavors of the region.

Sebastian's Calypso Kitchen (Mermaid Lagoon): Dining experience under the sea! Sebastian's Calypso Kitchen dives into a culinary adventure fit for sea royalty. You can dine with decor inspired by Ariel's underwater kingdom.

Vulcania Restaurant (Mysterious Island): Here in Vulcania Restaurant, you will enjoy Captain Nemo's favorite Chinese dishes. Vulcania Restaurant offers a unique dining experience with its futuristic design and innovative cuisine inspired by the marvels of science and technology.

Things to do at Tokyo DisneySea

Things to do at Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea offers activities that go beyond its world-class rides and attractions. There's always something new and exciting to explore. Here's a roundup of things to do:

Enjoy special shows and parades

Keep an eye out for truly spectacular shows, incorporating DisneySea's vast water areas for grand performances. Seasonal events often bring new and limited-time entertainment, which can include unique parades, limited-time merchandise, and seasonal food that celebrate festivals.

Meet your loved Disney characters

At Tokyo DisneySea, you can meet characters that are rare or exclusive to this park, especially those from sea-themed stories like "The Little Mermaid" or "Finding Nemo."

Dine at themed restaurants

Enjoy dining in each themed port, which offers unique dining experiences as part of the adventure.

Take memorable photos with unique views

Take a break and enjoy the beautiful scenery at Tokyo DisneySea. With its unique themes, Tokyo DisneySea offers countless photo opportunities, such as Venetian Gondolas, the towering volcano of Mysterious Island, or night fireworks that provide perfect backdrops for memorable photos.

Purchase exclusive merchandise

Tokyo DisneySea offers a variety of shops selling exclusive merchandise that you won't find in any other Disney park in the world. From plush toys to park-exclusive apparel, there’s something for every Disney fan.

A day at Tokyo DisneySea is not just about the rides; it’s an immersive experience that transports you into Disney stories!

Tokyo DisneySea Map

Tokyo DisneySea map

Source: Tokyo DisneySea Official

Seven Themed Ports ColorHighlights
Mediterranean HarborOrangeIt’s a romantic and ancient southern European seaport town, which exudes the charm of the Mediterranean. Here you can hop on a watercraft, soak up Italian vibes, and catch nighttime light shows.
American WaterfrontRedDelve into the golden era of America in this harbor with a nostalgic atmosphere. You can marvel at iconic landmarks, and savor authentic American cuisine.
Port DiscoveryYellowish brownIt's a futuristic harbor where cutting-edge technology arises. You will explore interactive attractions and see the future here.
Lost River DeltaGreenExplore ancient civilizations and thrilling adventures in this lost river delta. You will discover ancient ruins here.
Arabian CoastPurpleEngage in a realm of Arabian myths and magical tales. You will experience authentic Arabian cuisine, groove to lively music performances and more.
Mermaid LagoonPinkImmerse yourself in the underwater kingdom of the Little Mermaid and her friends.
Mysterious IslandBlueDive into the allure of science fiction adventures at this mysterious island with Captain Nemo.

Tokyo DisneySea Attractions

Tokyo DisneySea attractions

Tokyo DisneySea is renowned for its unique themes, immersive storytelling and attractions. Here's an overview of some standout attractions across its seven themed ports:

Mediterranean Harbor

  • Soaring: Fantastic Flight: A breathtaking flight simulation ride that takes you over famous landscapes around the world.
  • Venetian Gondolas: Enjoy an elegant, romantic time aboard your gondola, experiencing the charm of Venice's famous canals.

American Waterfront

  • Tower of Terror: Tokyo's version features an original story about the mysterious disappearance of hotelier Harrison Hightower III.
  • Turtle Talk: This is a theater-type attraction in which you can converse with Crush, so go on and talk to him. He loves having conversations.

Port Discovery

  • Aquatopia: The three-person watercraft travels around the experimental pool, and this is no typical course, encountering various water effects.
  • Nemo & Friends SeaRider: A simulated submarine voyage into the wondrous world of marine life from the same point of view as Nemo and Dory.

Lost River Delta

  • Indiana Jones® Adventure: Temple of the Crystal Skull: A thrilling ride through a cursed temple with surprises at every turn. Experience the temple tours organized by Paco, a friend of Dr. Indiana Jones.
  • Raging Spirits: A high-speed roller coaster with a 360-degree loop, themed around an ancient ceremonial site.

Arabian Coast

  • The Magic Lamp Theater: A combination of live-action and 3D cinema showcasing the adventures of Aladdin and Genie.
  • Caravan Carousel: Exotic music plays under the huge domed roof in the palatial courtyard. Here stands the elegant two-storied carousel featuring beautiful, exotic beasts, even that funny Genie of the Lamp!

Mermaid Lagoon

  • Ariel's Playground: A children's play area themed around "The Little Mermaid," full of interactive attractions.
  • Flounder's Flying Fish Coaster: It’s a family-friendly roller coaster, offering a gentle yet thrilling experience.

Mysterious Island

  • Journey to the Center of the Earth: An exhilarating ride that plunges you into the depths of the Earth, combining stunning visuals with thrilling drops.
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Home to an ancient, advanced civilization, Atlantis is said to have sunk to the bottom of the ocean long ago. An underwater adventure to explore the mysteries of the deep in a submarine.

Tokyo DisneySea Firework Timing

Tokyo DisneySea fireworks

Colorful fireworks light up the night sky to the 40th anniversary theme song and a variety of Disney songs. Enjoy a dream-filled moment at the Park after dark.

Time: 8:30 p.m.
Duration: About 5 minutes

Note:

  • The schedule for the next month will be posted around the 8th of the month before.
  • Performance times are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Depending on the wind conditions, the performance may be canceled. Also, ash from the pyrotechnics may fall in some areas.
  • The fireworks may be viewed from various places in the Park. However, there are some places around Mediterranean Harbor where it may be difficult to view the fireworks.

Tokyo DisneySea Annual Pass

Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo Disney Resort, including both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, made changes to the sale and renewal of Annual Pass due to COVID-19. Now, sales of Annual Pass are currently suspended.

As for the pricing of the Annual Pass before the suspension, it varied depending on the type of pass, such as adult price, junior price, children price, 2-Park Annual Passport, etc. It may vary from US$262.24 to US$598.45.

For the most accurate and up-to-date information on the Annual Pass, prices, and any new ticket options, it's recommended to directly consult the official Tokyo Disney Resort website.

Here you can find information about other ticket types for Tokyo DisneySea:

TypeAdult Ticket (18 and over)Junior Ticket (aged 12–17)Child Ticket (aged 4–11)Benefits
1-Day PassportUS$65.32-US$71.92US$54.11-US$59.38US$31.01-US$36.95Enjoy one day from the opening time.
Early Evening PassportUS$42.91-US$57.43US$34.99-US$47.53US$25.08-US$29.04Enjoy from 3:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
Weeknight PassportUS$29.70-US$40.93US$29.70-US$40.93US$29.70-US$40.93Enjoy from 5:00 p.m. on weekdays (excluding holidays).
1-Day Passport (for Guests with Disabilities)US$42.91-US$57.43US$34.99-US$47.53US$25.08-US$29.04Guests with an applicable disability certificate and the accompanying guest can enjoy either Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo DisneySea for one day from the opening time.

Note:

  • The price in the table is estimated based on the exchange rate.
  • Park reservations are limited in number and subject to availability.
  • This ticket is valid only on the designated Park admission date and for the Park indicated on the ticket.
  • This ticket can be used to enter the Park only if it is displayed on a smartphone (printed tickets are not accepted).
  • For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, please check the Tokyo Disney Resort Official Website for the latest information.

Other Attractions in Tokyo

Tokyo attraction

While Tokyo DisneySea is undoubtedly a highlight for visitors to Tokyo, Tokyo also has other attractions waiting to be explored.

AttractionOpening TimesRecommended Sightseeing TimeTicket PriceCheck Details
Tokyo Disneyland9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.1 dayUS$31.01-US$71.92Check Now!
Tokyo Tower 9:00 a.m.-10:30 p.m.1-2 hoursUS$4.62-US$7.92Check Now!
Sensō-jiOct 1, 2023-Mar 31, 2024: 06:30 a.m -5:00 p.m.; Apr 1-Sep: 30
06:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
1-2 hoursFreeCheck Now!
Tokyo SkytreeVary from 9:00 a.m./10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m./10:00 p.m.1-2 hoursUS$5.41-US$19.80Check Now!
ShibuyaYear round, 24/70.5-1 dayFreeCheck Now!

FAQ about Tokyo DisneySea

  • How is Tokyo DisneySea different from Tokyo Disneyland?

    Tokyo DisneySea is designed with a more adult-oriented concept, though children will still find plenty to enjoy. The themes are based the explorations of the sea and mythical adventures, distinct from the classic Disney characters and fairy tales found in Disneyland.
  • Can I visit both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea in one day?

    While it's possible, it's not recommended due to the size and attractions at each park. Most visitors spend a full day or more at each park to fully experience the park without feeling rushed.
  • Are there any tips for first-time visitors to Tokyo DisneySea?

    Arrive early. Consider staying at a resort hotel for early entry. Check wait times. Plan your visit around shows and parades you don’t want to miss. Explore the unique snacks and merchandise, which are often themed to specific areas.
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