Hong Kong travel guide


Hong Kong Travel Guide

Ocean Park

The Ocean Park of Hong is the biggest home-grow them park. It is located in the southern district of the island. The Ocean Park educates and amuses with roller coaster, giant pandas, the world’s largest aquarium and an atoll reef. The marine-themes amusement park covers the area of Nam Long Shan and Wong Chuk Hang. It is also an exceptional place for marine life and the world’s biggest oceanarium. The Ocean Park ranks as the 7th in The World’s Most Popular Amusement Parks. It receives 5.4 million visitors annually.

The Ocean Park was built in 1977; the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club financed its construction. It covers an area of 870000 square meters. The different sections of the park are connected by a gondola lift system or cable car system. It features the second longest outdoor escalator of the world. The Ocean Park currently has over 14 rides and other attractions. This theme park is divided into two main sections. The main entrance is on the lowland side, where there are gardens and the Hong Kong Jockey Giant Panda Habitat.

Ocean Park - Hong Kong

It boasts a Dolphinarium and a large open-air arena where visitors can witness performances by highly trained sea-lions and dolphins. This excellent, fully fledged amusement and educational park also has a roller coaster called the Dragon and the Abyss turbo drop. The Atoll Reef is particularly incredible, with over 2000 fish representing 200 species in residence. Visitors can appreciate many of the Asia’s rarest animals at the Amazing Asian Animals.

Besides being an amusement park, the Ocean Park also operates observatories, well-developed laboratories, and education department and a Whales and Dolphins Fund. This theme park was the first institution in the world to have success in artificial insemination of bottle nose dolphins. The Ocean Park of Hong Kong gathers the best things to have an unforgettable day in this island. Admissions are YR$208 per adult and YR$103 per child. It is open every day from 10am to 6pm. Visitors can get there by tax or bus.

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