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Address: No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
Phone Number: 0532-80999777,0532-89091111
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Entertaining for the area, but not respectful of animals

As a parent, I try to expose my kids to the wonders of life, and a half-decent marine animal center like Polar Ocean World ticks a box in that regard. The dolphin/whale shows are... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

As a parent, I try to expose my kids to the wonders of life, and a half-decent marine animal center like Polar Ocean World ticks a box in that regard. The dolphin/whale shows are incredible. I wish that the animals were better cared for, but they are apparently ahead of the curve in this market - on my last visit,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I'm giving this 1 point as I can't give it zero. all the animals are stressed out and are not well looked after.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Awesome family adventure time. One of the best underwater and sea world parks I have been to. Beautiful underwater walk through aquarium, Dolphin shows, real penguins and polar bears! This is the place to see if you are an aqua fan. The kids love it. There is an excellent buffet restaurant in the complex along with a small dinosaur park... More 

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Xi'an, China
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Ocean World is not as beautiful as I think. Its kind of depressing, dark and humid. You do can see a lot of sea animals, take photos and go.

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Qingdao, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was OK but I felt sorry for the animals rolled out every hour to perform. Lots of fish in aquariums to see but i preferred Underwater world.

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belgium
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place is very nice for animal to see and look around. We paid 180rmb but i think it doesnot worth my money. Anyway this place a bit croudy .....................

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Qingdao, China
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It's a bit depressing, I admit. NOTHING compared to Sea World in the US. But some parts the animals swim right up next to the glass so you do see something. Not worth 180rmb though.

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Shaoxing, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Its a beautiful place to walk outside. The beach in front of the Polar Ocean is wang jian mai dao. has a sidewalk in front of the beach, near to the water. Inside the park is just so so.

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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71 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I went on a very quiet day, and reading some of the other reviews, I was lucky. I suppose its selling point is that it has a mixture of Arctic land and sea animals, and there was nothing wrong with it, but nothing special either. I did not consider the animals were any more cramped than in other zoos. To... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Went in the winter and the place is practically empty. Quiet n peaceful to walk about, but the enclosure for the animal is sad. Most of the enclosure is too small. The Polar bear appear to have gone crazy by the cramped space as it repeatedly swaying it's head from left to right all the time. Dolphin enclosure, penguin enclosure... More 

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