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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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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
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Qingdao, China
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Shanghai, China
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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 

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Qingdao, China
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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 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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 

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8 reviews
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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 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Polar Ocean World

Address: No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
Phone Number: 0532-80999777,0532-89091111
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shandong  >  Qingdao
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 3

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