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Polar Ocean World

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No.73 Donghai East Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266061, China
+86 532 8099 9777
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Great family outing!

Great place for families! There’s lots of different things to see here not just aquarium tanks... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
paulag44240
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Qingdao, China
via mobile
For those who like to watch animals suffer.

Want to buy junk and see animals suffer. Then you have come to the right place. I am appalled that... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Poe W
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
4 Mar 2018
“Great family outing!”
19 Oct 2017
“For those who like to watch animals suffer.”
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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 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great place for families! There’s lots of different things to see here not just aquarium tanks! They also have some interactive touch tanks! Things are spread out nicely so it’s not too crowded in one area!! Much bigger than we anticipated! They have a really...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Want to buy junk and see animals suffer. Then you have come to the right place. I am appalled that this ranks so high on tripadvisor as anyone who lives in Qingdao knows that you never recommend it and you certainly only go if being...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 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

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Reviewed 10 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

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Reviewed 27 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
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Reviewed 6 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
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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
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Reviewed 8 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
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Reviewed 25 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
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Reviewed 20 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
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