The Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park is set to open in August in the Pudong New Area. On August 2, it announced its ticket prices to the public. The standard day ticket priced at 330 RMB ($49) and a preferential option at 190 RMB. It expects to receive 3.2 million tourists in the first year and 5 to 6 million visitors per year in the following years.
The prices will increase to 399 RMB and 249 RMB during peak season – all days in July and August, as well as weekends and holidays. The prices are lower than those at the Hong Kong Ocean Park. Tourists can also enjoy discounts during certain periods.
The park, which will be one of the biggest theme parks in Shanghai, has five theme zones, three animal theaters, two high-tech cinemas and an ocean-themed resort hotel. It will also be home to the world's first 360-degree penguin super bowl where tourists can closely observe the daily life of the creatures. Visitors will be able to view performances by marine creatures including dolphins, killer whales and sea lions.