[Kanto day trip] [Kanagawa Prefecture] Motorcycle trip to Hakkeijima! A soothing journey to the aquarium and the scent of the ocean

Hello, I’m _hiroyuki.ta, a moto blogger.

This time, I toured to Hakkeijima in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture on my favorite Harley Sports Glide (FLSB).


What is Hakkeijima?

Hakkeijima is an artificial island floating in the sea located in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. It has an amusement park, an aquarium, a shopping mall, and more, and is a popular tourist spot visited by about 20 million tourists a year.

Route to Hakkeijima

It takes about an hour to get from central Tokyo to Hakkeijima via the Shuto Expressway Wangan Line or National Route 16.

The specific route is as follows.

  • From central Tokyo take the Shuto Expressway Wangan Route towards Yokohama
  • Get off at the Kanazawa Hakkei Interchange on the Shuto Expressway Wangan Line
  • Take National Route 16 towards Hakkeijima
  • To Hakkeijima

Highlights of Hakkeijima


The highlights of Hakkeijima can be broadly divided into the following three types.

Amusement park “Sea Paradise”

This is Hakkeijima’s main amusement park. You can enjoy various attractions such as roller coasters, Ferris wheels, and water attractions such as pirate ships and water coasters.

Aquarium “Aqua Park Shinagawa”

It is one of the largest aquariums in Japan. You can enjoy various shows such as dolphin shows and penguin shows. In addition, you can see sea creatures such as sharks and rays in one of the largest indoor aquariums in Japan.

Shopping mall “Seaside Mall”

This is a shopping mall with about 100 shops. There are a variety of shops selling fashion, miscellaneous goods, gourmet food, and more.

Hakkeijima motorcycle parking lot

Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Parking Lot

This is a parking lot located on the premises of Hakkeijima Sea Paradise. There are parking lots A, B, and C at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, but if you pass through these, there is a bicycle parking lot at the end of the U-junction where you can also park your motorcycle. Free of charge

Shinagawa Aquarium parking lot

This is a parking lot located on the premises of Hakkeijima Aqua Park Shinagawa. It can accommodate approximately 100 vehicles and is free of charge.


Hakkeijima is a tourist spot that you can enjoy all day long, with a variety of facilities such as an amusement park, an aquarium, and a shopping mall. Why not enjoy the charm of Hakkeijima while touring on a motorcycle?