The 1 5km ride is an indispensable link for the park s 7 million. For specific events separate purchase of special event tickets is required.
Ocean park hong kong commonly known as ocean park is a marine mammal park oceanarium animal theme park and amusement park situated in wong chuk hang and nam long shan in the southern district of hong kong.
Ocean park hong kong gondola. Make sure you arrive at opening time prepare for long waits for the popular rides and if you re up at the top end of the park at closing time plan for a long delay when trying to exit due to the crowds of. It is also the second oldest theme park in hong kong. The park was initially a subsidiary of hong kong jockey club which funded its construction on land donated by the hong kong government.
Although not actually a mass transit gondola hong kong s ocean park cable car acts like one. The different parts of the park are connected by a gondola lift system or cable car system as well as the world s second longest outdoor escalator. Hong kong ocean park is a theme park in the southern district of hong kong.
It is the second largest theme park in hong kong after hong kong disneyland. It boasts a 4000 person capacity spread over 252 cabins. Upon entering ocean park pause to snap a few pictures at the larger than life water feature and animal.
Hop on the clean and efficient metro system mtr and within minutes you can be there. A single day in hong kong is a sensory busting experience. General admission tickets are only for general park opening hours.
Ocean park is a brilliant world class theme park well worth a visit even if you re only stopping in hong kong for a few days. One of the world s only dual mono cable detachable gondolas it efficiently uses two cable car systems side by side. Get an early start at the massive ocean park hong kong s answer to seaworld but much more animal friendly they don t have orcas.
And all free for us as senior hong kong identity card holders. We used our last afternoon in hk to return to ocean park a ride on the gondola the dolphin show. They also have great animal production shows and fireworks daily too.
And an early evening dinner on a deck overlooking the ocean beautiful. The marine themed amusement park covers the area of wong chuk hang and nam long shan on hong kong island. Since 1987 the park has been managed by ocean park corporation a financially independent statutory body which operates the park on a not for profit basis with a government appointed board of trustees.
Then an hour wait in line to get back onto the gondola for a ride back down the mountain. Ocean park is not just an amusement park as it is also a marine mammal park oceanarium and animal theme park. Holder of registration card for people with disabilities and hong kong residents with hong kong identity card visiting on birthday are free to enter ocean park.
Hong kong s ocean park will introduce camping hiking and yoga experiences in october to tap the evolving staycation market amid the coronavirus crisis its new chairman has said adding. Ocean park opened in 1977 and with hong kong disneyland opening in 2005 there has been major renovations and expansions to ocean park to attract more. And also the largest theme park in hong kong by area.