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Polar Ocean World

#24 of 297 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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Interesting, but I feel sorry or the displayed animals

This place had many good exhibits, but, the water isn't really clean. Our escort, who has visited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jadefilli
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Melrose, Massachusetts
via mobile
Over commercialized, poor conditions for animals, worth skipping

Tickets: There is long line for tickets, but you can get cheaper tickets by contacting agents... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
DAsianTraveller
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 weeks ago
“Interesting, but I feel sorry or the displayed animals”
10 Jul 2017
“Over commercialized, poor conditions for animals, worth skipping”
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No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
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+86 532 8099 9777

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place had many good exhibits, but, the water isn't really clean. Our escort, who has visited several US aquariums, says the main reason to come here is to bring kids who will buy food and toys from the inside vendors. It was very crowded...More

Thank jadefilli
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Tickets: There is long line for tickets, but you can get cheaper tickets by contacting agents. Although cheaper, the agent takes the ticket back so when you need the ticket to get into the Jellyfish building, you have to call the agent again. Exhibits: HOPELESS....More

1  Thank DAsianTraveller
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

If there is time consider but do not expect the standard of Disneyland or other better managed theme park, quite messy at the 5D theatre a lot of cut queue or find your seat among those never buy ticket. At all the venues need to...More

Thank XJH-DT
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

1  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
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