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Polar Ocean World, Qingdao

3.5
#1 of 9 in Zoos & Aquariums in Shandong
Zoo / Aquarium Nature / Park
Feel the chill at Polar Ocean World, an aquarium with a particular emphasis on the wildlife found at each pole. See bottlenose dolphins, sea lions, walruses, whales, sharks, and arctic wolves at the facility, as they swim, laze around, and feed in enclosures designed to resemble their natural habitat. Expert trainers put on regular performances with the animals, so pull up a seat at the main theater to watch the synchronized routines. Note that some visitors have reported poor conditions for the animals--read up on the latest reviews before going, or consider an alternative attraction. Work out when and for how long to visit Polar Ocean World and other Qingdao attractions using our handy Qingdao vacation builder.
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  • 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 w...  more »
  • Don't support this attraction. It is a poorly maintained crowded day of setting animals live in less than acceptable conditions.  more »
  • 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 limit...  more »
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  • This park buys its dolphins and false killer whales from the Taiji drive hunts, animals are dying horrible deaths because you buy tickets to see them. DONT VISIT ANY PARK WHO BUY DOLPHINS FROM JAPAN
  • See animals, are all human beings, perception is poor. The animals are sad eyes, any sea world and the Zoo is to animal cruelty.
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  • A good environment, supporting General
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  • I like it, lol
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  • Fun
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