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Polar Ocean World

#22 of 296 things to do in Qingdao Features Animals
No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
+86 532 8099 9777
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Poor conditions

I recently visited polar ocean world and I was upset to see the conditions the animals were living... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Shanghai, China
Animal cruelty

Don't support this attraction. It is a poorly maintained crowded day of setting animals live in... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Dustin D
Qingdao, China
via mobile
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible5%
8 Jul 2016
“Great for young children”
6 Mar 2017
“Poor conditions”
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No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
+86 532 8099 9777

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I recently visited polar ocean world and I was upset to see the conditions the animals were living in, as the enclosures were not big enough for most of the animals, particularly the polar bears and wolves. They had barely enough room to move around....More

Thank em952017
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Don't support this attraction. It is a poorly maintained crowded day of setting animals live in less than acceptable conditions.

Thank Dustin D
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My family went to Polar Ocean World for my son's second birthday. he LOVED it! He stood at all the tanks and watched the animals swim back and forth and play in the water. For adults, it's quite limited. There are some food choices inside,...More

1  Thank Justin E
Reviewed 26 June 2016

There aren't a lot of places like this for families to take kids in Qingdao. It's a bit depressing to see how the animals are treated and housed. It makes American zoos look like animal palaces. The animals are in distress here; you see wild...More

Thank ajp1216
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Seems like this aquarium had more places to eat and buy souvenirs than see animals and fish. Plus, I felt sorry for the animals as they were enclosed in rooms that were too small for them and not very much imagination to them. Also, the...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Ocean world or Aquarium may be similar wordwide. If you have been these places in other cities, you may not find something fresh there. The services of staffs there were good.

Thank AudreyCccBuTTerFLY
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Good amount of sea creatures and few polar bear. Must see if traveling with kids. No comparison with ocean world Hongkong Dolphins show.

Thank Pawan G
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Very mediocre place. The show is alright but some animals look really depressed (especially the wolves, held in a 30 sq.m. room!!). Some rooms are beautiful, like the fish rooms. Some other rooms looked weird (like that huge viking-themed room). Overall, the animals deserve better...More

Thank PavoCristatus
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We went in the summer and this place is very small and extremely packed back-to-back. All is enclosed and there is only one way all the way through. Often, you get pushed forward. Not much to see at all. The show was a tease but...More

Thank T L
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The ocean world is a hugely popular tourist attraction and decent enough to visit if in Qingdao with children and nothing to do. I went to see the Polar Bear but that guy was fast asleep in one corner of his space and all I...More

1  Thank Shweta_Dh
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