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“Good field trip for adults too! Rollercoasters!”

Happy Valley of Shanghai
Ranked #62 of 1,323 things to do in Shanghai
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Happy Valley Shanghai is a theme park consisting of seven themes: Happy Times, Typhoon Bay, Sunshine Beach, Ant Kingdom, Gold Mine Town, Shanghai Beach and Shangri-la Woods. Offering plenty of thrill rides for adults, Ant Kingdom is best for younger kids.
Reviewed May 8, 2013

When I first went to Happy Valley, it was for a field trip for my high school students, but I ended up having a great time with the other teachers. I thought things might be... "china standard" but I was very surprised with it's cleanliness, and most of all, awesome roller coasters! It has 2 or 3 really intense coasters... the waits for these were long- so try to go on a weekday! There is a nice pizza hut, a random german beer brewery, and some of the little shops sell cans of tsingdao. It was a great day. I like the layout and themes in the park as well.

Thank Rebekah W
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Took the kids and they really enjoyed it and want to go again. It also seems and feels safer than other attractions in Shanghai too. They are improving it too as Disney is coming to Shanggai soon!! Cost is 200 CNY per adult and if your child is above 1.2 metres then I think it is half price.

Thank wnash
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

The place is located near to Metro line 9 and provides a shuttle bus to take you to the park. It has nice coasters and is overall a nice place to spend a weekend day with the kids. There is a Pizza Hut inside the park among other eateries. We purchased a year pass which may be difficult for you to do if you do not speak Mandarin. I would recommend taking a native speaker with you if you plan on doing this. Good value on the year pass.

Thank walker_wi
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

You can easily go there by subway (line 9), then with a free shuttle to the park (take the pedestrian bridge above the road. It takes about 45 min from town). The park itself is quite nice with enough to please youngest kids to extreme roller coaster fans. Some KFC and Pizza Hut around if you are not sure about the local snacks. Staff do not really speak English but are nice and friendly (souvenir shops sellers are a bit pushy though).
Went during a cold but sunny weekday and park was not so busy.
Overall we spent a good day of fun, if you want a day out of town for your kids this place is recommended.

2  Thank BertrandFromm
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Sometimes there business is very weak and sometimes is hot. If you have heart attack, I suggest you should avoid playing Diving Coaster, so scary, and I still can recall that situation. When you reach the top, suddenly you feel the machine stop for a 3 second and there is no way to go except dropping. You have no time to think, then you drop. If you are adventurous, its a must for you.

1  Thank Daisy Z
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