Why the Ocean Park Hong Kong is special
Ocean Park Hong Kong is a marine mammal park theme park situated in the Southern District of Hong Kong, it is always a must-see destination. Ocean Park Hong Kong has a lot of cute animals and aquatic life. It’s a world of fun for both children and adults.
The park has won several awards, including The World's Seventh Most Popular Amusement Park and 33rd Most Visited Tourist Attractions in the World by Forbes. Ocean Park Hong Kong is also the first institution in the world to have success in artificial insemination of bottlenose dolphins, and developed numerous new breeds of goldfish.
Ocean Park Highlight:
Waterfront and cable car tour
In the waterfront performing splendid shows, Bird Theater, aqua city lagoon, water city are lots of fun each day. Taking a cable-car in the park, visitors could ascend to the headland section. From the cable-car, an unparalleled spectacular view of Hong Kong Island and the sublime South China Sea beyond is under eyes. From here tourists could see the expanse of the marvelous maritime landscape comprised of Atoll Reef, Shark Aquarium, Ocean Theater, and Ocean Park Tower and among others.
Except for visiting cute animals, tourists to Hong Kong Ocean Park also gets a lot of fun to take thrilling rides on the headland. The latest ride is the Abyss Turbo Drop, which moves vertically on a 185 foot tower. As the platform slowly ascends, riders have an overall view of the ocean park. The platform stops briefly at the top before it drops abruptly, surprising even the prepared. The thrill is hard to express. Flying Swing is another ride where tourists are swung in chairs as high as seven meters (about 23 feet) through a gyrating wave. When it begins to swing, it seems riders will be thrown off. Another very visceral ride is the Roller Coaster, the longest one in Hong Kong. It twists and swoops with a maximum speed of 77 kilometers (almost 48 miles) per hour. Screams reach a crescendo as trilled riders are briefly suspended upside down. The thrill remains even after the ride is over.
At the Middle Kingdom, tourists will see many ancient structures such as temples, pavilions and streets. Walking through the Middle Kingdom, you come upon the Hong Kong Jockey Giant Panda Habitat, home to two lovely pandas, Anan the male, and Jiajia the female. Both are very popular and appear contented in their lush green environs. Tourists enjoy watching them eat and sleep.