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Harbin Polarland

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Address: NO. 3 Taiyang Avenue, Harbin 150028, China
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Phone Number: 0451-88190909
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Harbin Polarland is the first polar amusement park in the world. It’s one...

Harbin Polarland is the first polar amusement park in the world. It’s one of the four major scenic spots in Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival. It is a national AAAA level scenic spots with unique themed entertainment in China. "Polar Whale Performers" perfectly shows the most famous polar animal stars with seven themed performances at a world level. It has an unique polar beluga subaqueous show and the top two female animal trainers in China. They both create a world-touching legend ——The Heart Of Ocean! The little Antarctic penguin Mumble who was the first born in inland city all over the world is a happy angel. He is also Harbin tourism mascot. The Chinese funniest polar bear brothers Tangji and Hede,Russian walrus Eno and Eva,magic star sea lion Billy and his super star team, will present a fantastic polar performance for you.

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We went to the information centre for tourists, in search for directions to the Polarland, and found out that they were organising local tours intended for locals, offering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
Jessica L
Hong Kong, China

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is also one of the prominent places visited by many travellers. Though it has show timings, I was not interested to spend time there, hence we just passed by this place. I think this place is good for families as kids would love to watch animals shows etc.

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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

While the property is quite large, the enclosures for the animals at the Polarland are quite small. Many in our group agreed, that by Western standards, it would be considered animal cruelty. I realize it was entertaining for the locals, however, coming from Canada, we treat our animals more humanely They should listen closely to this review, as Westerners would... More 

Thank Val C
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We went to the information centre for tourists, in search for directions to the Polarland, and found out that they were organising local tours intended for locals, offering slightly cheaper tickets and free transport from Central Street to and fro Polarland and the Ice and Snow World. We bought the whole package including Polarland and Ice and Snow World. One... More 

Thank Jessica L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This is a place you must visit when you are in Harbin. The animals are lively unlike normal hot summer zoo where everything are basically lying and sleeping. Among other normal animals like penguins that you can expect to see in a winter zoo, there were a group of white wolfs in glass cage. The blue eyes starring at you... More 

Thank oyj79
Singapore City, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Not very easy to get a taxis. Best to pre-book a taxis beforehand. It is located at Sun island an isolated, desserted island. There are several times of White Whale performance that form a heart shape with the divers so cute. e.g 11am. You can revisit those floor that you have missed out previously. There is plenty of foods and... More 

Thank Eunice2005_12
Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Having been there once,and what attracting me most is the Ocean heart, it looks really awesome as you see in the pics, and the meaning of the sight is good too.Come to see it yourself.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Was not sure if I would like this place as not keen on animals in cages.While I would say the polar bears and wolves need bigger cages,the actual viewing is good and the shows with the beliga whales and the sea lions are well done.However do not go during Chinese national holidays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

It's a must see. Observing tigers in their natural environment can be quite exciting. After taking a bus ride the guide take you to same cages when you can feed tigers.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Polar land is just a few metres from the Snow carving exhibition so can easily combine the visits. The Beluga whales were great, penguins cute, but the polar bears did seem distressed. The Aquarium is well set up and full of signs in English, and different shows throughout the day. I'm glad I visited - allow 2 hours at Polar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

This was a good for the kids, but without kids I would'nt bother. When the beluga show is on, get to the pool 20 mins early to get a spot in the below ground room, as a lot of that show is below the water....and worth a look. You want get in there once the show starts....but they run them... More 

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