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Polar Ocean World

No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
0532-80999777,0532-89091111
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Ranked #13 of 205 attractions in Qingdao
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Aquariums
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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Not really worth the price of the tickets.. not a nice place compared to western standards. Conditions for the animals are not great

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Went during the early morning on a weekday, but it was packed. They allow an unsafe amount of visitors in at once. You can't see anything or talk to anyone due to the crowd. All you can do is keep track of your friends and hope the floor doesn't collapse on your way out. Do not bother going unless you... More

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Taubate, SP
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is a nice place, full of fishes and smart dolphins that look at your eyes through the mirror. It is impossible not to be captivated. Make sure you also see the show right before the exit. If you have visited Aquariums like the one in Atlanta you may not get impressed with the species variety, but the show with... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This ocean world is the worst sea world I have visited ever: it is soooooooo crowd and noisy. You need to stay closed to your friends otherwise you have to meet each other again at the exit gate. You also need to yell to your friends otherwise you can’t hear each other. There are sweat and some other wired smell... More

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Shanghai, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Liked the HUGE display tanks and also the live performance. Able to spend 2-3 hours wandering around the good area.

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Bomaderry
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

These bottle nose dolphins have been purchased from the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji Japan! Not only have they been ripped from there families for a lifetime of captivity, they have had to endure watching the rest of there family barbaricly slaughtered! If you love dolphins and whales do not go to this place! Watch them swim freely in the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Get there early, as it is a little difficult to find out the areas for the shows, Signage needs updating. But still a pretty good show

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Elkton, South Dakota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

there are two shows: one indoors and one outdoors. the inside show was awesome- a couple of guys took turns doing tricks and swimming with dolphins and beluga whales. Definitely USA SeaWorld-esque. the outdoor show was disappointing- not much animal performances and silly clown acts instead. ticket price is not cheap. about 190 yuan. and they won't give halfprice student... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Had beluga whales performing with their trainers. Impressive show. The sea lions were also trained to perform & they did well.

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