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Qingdao Underwater World

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Reading the reviews of 'Underwater World Qingdao', We felt disappointed because it was a place we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Summer S
Qingdao, China
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Great Location and plenty to see to keep kids occupied

Worthwhile, especially if your kids are Octonaut fans. All sorts of specimen jars as you go in... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the reviews of 'Underwater World Qingdao', We felt disappointed because it was a place we really looked forward to visiting... With some thought and more research I suggested we should just go visit. So we did, and we had little negative reviews of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Summer S
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Coming from Seattle, and having visited many aquariums, we were a little disappointed. Not a lot of live tanks, and many paper mache displays make up most of your experience. To it's credit, however, there was great information in multiple languages on what you were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A nice place to visit if in Qingdao, good collection and good nearby view, it's worth visiting if you are staying in Qingdao for long.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sagirkadri
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We went there with 2 toddlers in the strollers, first there’s subway a bit far away from it, then when you get there and get the tickets, you are getting in. There’s no easy access for strollers, many stairs inside the place, we had to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Polina S
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Worthwhile, especially if your kids are Octonaut fans. All sorts of specimen jars as you go in, then some dodgy taxidermy and a huge model sperm whale and then diwn into the underwater world bit with big rays and a conveyor belt walkway. We went...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ChinaBathMat
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We went here with friends and our child, and we would never ever go back again. There were just as many stuffed animals as real ones, and those that were stuffed were stuffed very poorly. There was minimal upkeep of the area, and the lighting...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

What a rather nice surprise we had when we visited this gem in the sea of other Chinese attractions. While it was overpriced (by Western standards) we did see a number of species which I have not seen before (I come from a coastal town)....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Barsgolde
Reviewed September 10, 2017

While not spectacular by western standards (Ripley aquarium in Toronto, planetarium in Montreal, for example), it was still worth spending a couple hours here. The layout of the place is curious - starting with scientific specimens in jars - and eventually you work your way...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mskullcap
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

The Dolphin show is the best. Large overhead aquarium with variety of fish. Plan a half day to explore.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank juliawatiw
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Was better than I assumed it would be, but in China sights with live animals tend to be a saddening experience. The aquarium is overpriced but again in China most sights are. The museum portion starts well with decent displays but soon turns into horribly...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Poe W
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