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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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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Large oceanside amusment park

The facility has easy access and is located on the oceanside highway (Donghai Lu) east of downtown. Bus # 317 which runs east from downtown on Donghai is a good bus choice. Taxis... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Robert R
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Good amount of sea creatures and few polar bear. Must see if traveling with kids. No comparison with ocean world Hongkong Dolphins show.

Thank Pawan G
Paris, France
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Very mediocre place. The show is alright but some animals look really depressed (especially the wolves, held in a 30 sq.m. room!!). Some rooms are beautiful, like the fish rooms. Some other rooms looked weird (like that huge viking-themed room). Overall, the animals deserve better treatment. Went there for a child. I also condemn the pet shop that sells turtles... More 

Thank PavoCristatus
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We went in the summer and this place is very small and extremely packed back-to-back. All is enclosed and there is only one way all the way through. Often, you get pushed forward. Not much to see at all. The show was a tease but was fully packed with people and even the stairways were full, definitely out of fire... More 

Thank T L
Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The ocean world is a hugely popular tourist attraction and decent enough to visit if in Qingdao with children and nothing to do. I went to see the Polar Bear but that guy was fast asleep in one corner of his space and all I could glimpse was a leg (or was it a hand?!)! The Sea Animals show was... More 

1 Thank shwetadh
Shanghai, China
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Foolishly we went over a national holiday. Ask where the "shows" are held, get no details. We got the hell out after 30 minutes. Go on a weekday not a holiday. Make sure to use UBER to get a car our as taxi drivers tried to charge us 100 for a 20rmb ride (again, over holiday weekend). Yes, we speak... More 

Thank Mike N
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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141 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The facility has easy access and is located on the oceanside highway (Donghai Lu) east of downtown. Bus # 317 which runs east from downtown on Donghai is a good bus choice. Taxis will be cheap, too, probably under $2.00 USD from the Sailing Center area. It has numerous small restaurants and cafes, wine stores, about 6 big restaurants, coffee... More 

Thank Robert R
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73 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Second visit for us. First was a disaster due to the crowd; they let it overfill and due to the very bad ventilation it becomes really stuffy & on top you only catch glimpses of the animals. Second time was better because it was empty, my kids enjoy it more, and could see the animals without having to fight your... More 

1 Thank pierohat1969 .
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

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 

Thank esb2015
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 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.

2 Thank jimtell
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 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 

2 Thank Kamal_Narang

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