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Address: No.88 Haigang Road, Penglai 265600, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +86 535 592 7999
Today
07:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00

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lovely fish, and a dolpin show

lots of fish. I did not like that they were throwing coins at the crocodiles, they were even selling coins to throw at the poor animal. lovely dolphin show though and great gift... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2015
CC1551
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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Spent 2-3 hours at the Ocean Aquarium of Penglai. It was a big place with lovely fish and interesting shows, especially the "mermaid show" was nice. The place seemed like a maze with many levels. The dolphin show was very loud and it had a lot of talking in Chinese, so it was a bit disappointing.

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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

lots of fish. I did not like that they were throwing coins at the crocodiles, they were even selling coins to throw at the poor animal. lovely dolphin show though and great gift shop.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Spent 3-4 hours in this nice waterpark. Many strange spices of fish and other water related creatures. Also a 4D cinema, and a watershow worth viewing. Nise architecture so you get a feeling of wandering in a jungle. It can be quite crowded, and many children running around, so be pasient.

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Thank andorengebakken
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

10 of the dolphins at this 'entertainment' park were chased into a cove in Taiji, Japan. The one's deemed fit enough by 'trainers' were bought whilst the rest of the Dolphin family were brutally slaughtered in from of the captured dolphins eyes. They swam in the blood of their dead families. The ‘trainers’ watched as this all happened. Before you... More 

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5 Thank Nicola G
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

These dolphins were stolen and the rest of their pods slaughtered in Taiji, Japan. They do not belong in small tanks performing for people. They belong with their families in the ocean. BOYCOTT all marine parks that use marine mammals for entertainment purposes. please.

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5 Thank macwoof
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

10 of the dolphins at this park were stolen from the wild ! Once living with their families, in their home , the ocean. Now destined for a life of captivity ! All for the sake of entertainment . Taiji fishermen slaughter 100's of dolphin and other small cetaceans every year . The 'pretty' ones are picked and plucked from... More 

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6 Thank DivingDaisy190730
Taiji, Japão
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

Unfortunately I had the opportunity to know that, at least 10 of dolphins of this park where brought from Taiji in Japan. So it certain that this 10 dolphins were brought alive here while many others were killed in a very cruel and inhumane fashion. I rather suggest other places to see dolphins, like near the sea, instead of this... More 

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5 Thank Aisha S
Kamloops, Bc
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303 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Has lots to see。 Spent a whole morning and could of been longer. 4D was alot of fun also! Some interesting animals and mammals here!

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Thank TimRodgers
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

The aquarium is massive and very well done. All animals seemed to be well looked after and we saw things we have never seen before. Whilst signs have some English they tend to be very inaccurate. Reflecting that Penglai is aimed at domestic tourism, we felt like part of the attraction ourselves as quite rare western visitors and were stopped... More 

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Thank Enthuse W
Pardubice
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

I like everything. I can recommend to spend minimally whole day in Ocean aquarium. It was so cute and beautifull.

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