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Address: NO. 2 Yushan Road, Qingdao 266003, China
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Phone Number: 0532-82892187
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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I was really enjoying my visit to the Underwater World. Very tasteful and resourceful. But i feel quite sad for the poor Beluga Whale in its small pool.... this is clearly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was really enjoying my visit to the Underwater World. Very tasteful and resourceful. But i feel quite sad for the poor Beluga Whale in its small pool.... this is clearly inhumane :-(

Thank Gecko-SJN
Seoul, South Korea
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170 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

If you go here, expect to be confused with how to navigate the place. I was able to find three of the four buildings but gave up trying to figure out looking for the last one. Other than that, the only thing that really impressed me were the jelly fish and one tank where a sea turtle was actively swimming.... More 

Thank LASeoulGuy
Beijing, China
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Well, in fact it was smaller than it was talked about. The place more for small kids, and mostly it gets kids with all the toy stores and play area. As for underwater creatures, not much. its not really big so don't expect to spend there a day.

Thank Polina S
Nanjing, China
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We went there, and pretty much walked through the place in under an hour because it was not that interesting, was overcrowded, people pushing everywhere, kids peeing where they shouldn't pee, etc

Thank TheArchie
Yokneam Illit, Israel
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Good to come with kids, but avoid weekends if you don't like noisy, crowded places. Too much halls with stuffed fishes.

Thank Leonid T
Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

It is a very nice aquarium. I liked the penguins, seals, walruses and particularly the beluga whales performing with the divers underwater. Everything looked clean and the sealife looked very healthy. There were lots of children (it was Children's Day), but it didn't seem overly crowded. We were able to see everything closely.

Thank TJCarb
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

This is a mix between a traditional Western aquarium and a biology classroom full of dead things in jars with formaldehyde. Some of the things in jars are worth seeing. But you can't help but feel creeped out at the sheer volume of preserved dead things. It seems the Chinese patrons were more interested in that part than in the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Going on a holiday weekend was our first mistake, as we were herded into the strange museum that begins this tour. The museum is not meant for English speaking tourists but that was ok as it was so bad. The constant gift shops you are forced through are also annoying. However the underwater automatic walkway is pretty impressive, full of... More 

Thank Andrew S
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to see but the only comments we have is that they should make able for wheelchair and baby trollers. Having stair a bit everywhere is uncomfortable to go around. And the last thing is the toilets for kids are not available when you know that so many kids goes there sad a huge mistake to not think... More 

Thank Oamericano
Qingdao, China
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58 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

I have been to several of these aquarium type attractions in various countries and this was as good as any. The difference would be the crowds! It is a popular attraction so avoid the usual peak periods. Great place to take the kids.

Thank mikeshang

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