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Yantai Whale Shark Acquarium

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Worth a visit to see the aquarium and surrounding place

The aquarium is good and the main attraction is the whale sharks. Entry fees is 130 RMB and you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ankit S
via mobile
A bit tacky but I could watch the whale sharks for hours

This aquarium has a nice collection of sharks. One room has a variety of jelly fish. But the star... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Stephen P
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“Worth a visit to see the aquarium and surrounding place”
7 Apr 2018
“Yantai Whale Shark Acquarium”
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No.45 Binhai Middle Road, Laishan District, Yantai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium is good and the main attraction is the whale sharks. Entry fees is 130 RMB and you can easily spend around 1.5 - 2 hours watching all the sharks. However, what I really enjoyed was the surrounding area which had a European style...More

Thank Ankit S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Had an excellent time here while staying in the city. There’s lots of displays and the animals look incredible. You can feed fish, get up and close with turtles and even see a Seal and Walrus show. If Aquariums are your thing, definitely check it...More

1  Thank WayneKelso
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Despite not being such an old museum it looked like it was a 30 year old design. Nevertheless there were some nice exhibits with minimal English. The star of course was the enormous tank with the whale sharks. Could watch them for hours.

2  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This aquarium has a nice collection of sharks. One room has a variety of jelly fish. But the star attraction is of course the huge tank with whale sharks. I could watching these gentle giants for hours. English isn't their forte.

1  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 20 August 2016

There were tour groups of kids and young people entering in when I arrived and it was quite noisy. Inside it looked more like a theme park attraction for kids than a formal aquarium. The main attraction is one large whale shark. Best not to...More

2  Thank Lilijp03
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I guess it's a very good place for children and family members to enjoy their weekends. There are many kinds of sea creatures like shark, turtle and jellyfish. The jellyfishes under special lights looked very mysterious and were attractive.

1  Thank AudreyCccBuTTerFLY
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Its one of the best place in yantai, there are many things like boating, fishing, restaurant, hotels, aquarium, etc.

Thank Zargham Z
Reviewed 12 January 2015

My kids love fish and sharks. They loved all sharks there, remembered all names and never got tired of visiting the acquarium. The only problem is that it is sort of loud there with the music and performance like everywhere else in China. Summer time...More

Thank Ellen G
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