Wonder what makes Ocean
Park Hong Kong one of the world’s most popular theme parks, drawing over five
million people every year? It’s Asia’s biggest theme park, offering over 225
acres of unrivaled fun, thrill, and education experience. By immaculately
bringing together the most exciting aspects of an amusement park, an
oceanarium, and a zoo, Ocean Park guarantees an epic day out in Hong Kong
irrespective of your age or skills.
AMAZING ZONES IN TWO SECTIONS
Boasting a marvelous
location in the island’s southern district, it has eight entertainment zones
spread over the park’s two main sections: the Waterfront or Lowland and the
Summit or Headland - both of which are easily linked by the Ocean Express Tram
and the Cable Car.
Waterfront – Highlights
The Waterfront holds
three zones such as Aqua City, Whisker Harbors, and Amazing Asian Animals.
The ocean-themed Aqua City alone covers 200,000 square
meters and has some great attractions to its credit, mainly, the
coral-island-like Grand Aquarium comprising 5000 plus marine specialties; Sea
Life Carousel - the region’s largest of its kind, which allows for a distinct
ride in the replicas of sea animals like dolphin, shark, sea horse etc; and Old
Hong Kong - the retro zone that will journey you back to an era between 50s and
A host of other unique
experiences await you here, from the biggest aquarium dome in the world and
Symbio - a distinct aquatic show featuring the first of its kind 360 degree
screen to the Waterfront Plaza where you can spectacle stunning live acrobatic
performances and magic shows. Also, a must-experience is Adventures in
Australia that remarkably recreates an Australian outback. You’ll see here
kookaburras and koalas, among other fascinating creatures.
An absolute favorite of
kids, Whiskers Harbor has a
delightful array of rides and gaming attractions in the form of Balloon
Up-up-and-away, Merry-Go-Round, Toto the Loco, Frog Hopper, Clown a Round etc.
On the other hand, Amazing Asian Animals
entices people of all age groups with its astounding residents including the
imperiled giant panda, Chinese alligators, and golden snub-nosed monkey.
Summit – Highlights
At the Summit, you’ll
be in total awe with some of the greatest rides and attractions across its five
zones including Adventure Land, Thrill Mountain, Polar Adventure, Rainforest,
and Marine World.
As evident from their
names, Adventure Land and Thrill Mountains are the absolute
action zones, featuring many wild, adrenaline-inducing rides and games like
Hair Raiser, Aviator, Flash, Mine Train, and Raging River which takes you on a
crazy ride at an unbelievable 58 kilometers per hour. Fun and thrill apart,
these rides lets you absorb the stunning views of the surroundings.
In Polar Adventure, you’ll get to experience both North Pole and South
Pole. Interact with adorable penguins, see Pacific walruses as well as sea
lions, and even experience the snow-themed wonderland. On the other hand, the
aptly named Rainforest will take you
through its distinct sections, allowing you to meet several unique tropical
species like capybara, toco toucans etc.
Finally, Marine World is where you can immerse
in the live dolphin and sea show at Ocean Theater; marvel at Sea Jelly
Spectacular comprising over 1000 awe-inspiring sea jellies; and of course,
experience the adventure of a lifetime with its rides including Abyss and Crazy
Galleon. It’s also home to Ocean Park Tower – a revolving observation deck
which feasts you with the most refreshing vistas spread across Hong Kong Island
as well as Aberdeen Harbor from the Ocean Park Tower.