Hong Kong, one of the world’s most popular New Year’s destinations has plenty of tourist attractions that draw millions of visitors every year. Known for its stylish urban centres, well-developed mass rapid transit system, charming markets with street food stalls; Hong Kong is a true traveller’s delight. One of the key essential elements of Hong Kong’s tourism sector is the high popularity of amusement parks.
Fully revamped and redesigned Ocean Park
One of the most popular amusement parks in Hong Kong is the Ocean Park. Opened in 1977, this amusement park is a combination of a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and an amusement park with plenty of joy rides and activities. The Ocean Park was unprofitable after the opening of the newly constructed Hong Kong Disneyland. However, Ocean Park restarted the theme park after spending HK dollars 5.5 billion reconstruction effort.
Plenty of fun and activities at Ocean Park
Today, Ocean Park Hong Kong is the second most popular theme park in the city after the Disneyland Hong Kong and offers plenty of amazing activities, interactive shows and plenty of joyrides. Enjoy interactive animal displays and shows like Adventures in Australia, Amazing Bird Theatre, Arctic Fox Den, Giant Panda Adventure, South Pole Spectacular, etc. There are amazing joy rides like Mine Train, Hair Raiser, Arctic Blast, Cable Car Ride, Ragging River, etc. Kids can enjoy exclusive animal encounters with Pandas, Penguins, Seals, Dolphins and enjoy shark, ray and sea lion feeding sessions.
Enjoy fine dining with family and kids at Ocean Park
Ocean Park offers 7 quality restaurants for dining. Aqua City Bakery serves delicious desserts, gourmet drinks and baked cakes. Neptune’s Restaurant specialises in delectable seafood platters. Try delightful Asian culinary items at Panda Café. Tuxedos Restaurant offers a unique dining experience with an international menu while The Bayview Restaurant offers live kitchen cooking and sprawling views of the sea. The Terrace Café and Café Ocean serves wonderful seafood and Asian specialities.
Ocean Park: must visit attraction of Hong Kong for family and kids!
The Ocean Park Hong Kong is divided into different sections – Whiskers Harbour, Amazing Asian Animals, Polar Adventure, Rainforest, Marine World, Aqua City Thrill Mountain and Adventure Land. Each section caters to a distinct theme with plenty of exhibitions, joy rides, cafes, souvenir shops, restrooms and other facilities like ATM machines, etc. The Ocean Park has won several awards and has plans for further expansions that will include a four-star hotel with 495-room Ocean Hotel that is scheduled to open in 2017. The Ocean Park is also constructing a second hotel and has plans to add 30 more attractions and rides in the future. Ocean Park Hong Kong along with Disneyland Hong Kong, are certainly the top most popular attractions for family and kids in 2017.