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Hong Kong’s Ocean Park Partners Begins Metaverse Journey With The Sandbox

Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park today announced a partnership with The Sandbox, a leading decentralized gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, to create groundbreaking digital entertainment experiences in the virtual world of non-fungible tokens (NFT) and games. . Introducing the theme park’s move into the metaverse, Ocean Park General Manager Ivan […]

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Ocean Park staff focus on environment during Hong Kong lockdowns

Although temporarily closed in response to the Hong Kong government’s current COVID-19 prevention guidelines, Ocean Park’s staff team is preparing for its reopening at any time while further expanding the attraction’s conservation work. to the community. Starting January 20, more than 380 employees split into small teams to participate in the conservation activity to collect […]

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Ocean Park sees revenue drop 45% due to pandemic constraints

Ocean Park suffered a loss of HK$1.11 billion for the year ended June 30, while visitor numbers fell to 1.4 million as the park remained closed for more than five months. In fiscal year 2020-21, the park lost a net amount of HK$1.11 billion before government financial support of HK$1.45 billion received during the fiscal […]

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Hong Kong’s Water World Ocean Park is open and has a prayer room and a halal restaurant

From bustling shopping spots to unique cultural celebrations, there are plenty of reasons why Muslim travelers would add Hong Kong to their to-do list. It’s a destination that keeps delivering and now there’s a new attraction you can look forward to the next time you go! Credit: @mr.ojp on Instagram The highly anticipated Water World […]

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Ocean Park would seek to reposition itself as a resort rather than an amusement park

The loss-making Ocean Park is stepping up plans to offer more modern facilities and services to better meet visitor needs. It is now planning to turn into a resort instead of an amusement park, according to a report by Chant Tao everyday. Ocean Park’s executive director of operations and entertainment, Timothy Ng Sau-kin, said the […]

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First glimpse of Hong Kong’s New Water World Ocean Park

September 26, 2021, 7:03 PM After four years of delay, Water World Ocean Park finally opened to the public in Hong Kong last week. Hong Kong’s long-awaited second gate to Ocean Park features 27 attractions spread across five themed areas, including Hong Kong’s first-ever indoor surf simulator, Surf Striker, as well as nine water slides, […]

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Ocean Park opens Water World to boost business, eyes of international visitors

Ocean Park officially opens Water World today as park management and the Hong Kong government hope the site will become a favorite leisure destination for locals and international visitors for years to come. Water World covers nearly 6.5 hectares on a hill in Tai Shue Wan in the southern district. It welcomes a maximum of […]

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Water World Ocean Park officially opens to the public on September 21

The highly anticipated Water World at Ocean Park will finally open its doors to the public on September 21! Comprised of five areas – Splendid Reef, Torrential River, Thrill Valley, Adventure Coast and Hidden Village – the park spans nearly 700,000 square feet of land and features 27 indoor and outdoor attractions suitable for visitors […]

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Every ride at Water World Ocean Park, ranked

A very scientific, very precise, very objective classification of the Water World Ocean Park rides. Just in case you need a handy cheat sheet, come on September 21. Water World Water Park — billed as Asia’s first year-round water park – is a short shuttle ride from Ocean Park’s main entrance, covering nearly 700,000 square […]

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Seven facilities at Hong Kong’s Water World Ocean Park unveiled

People check out the Water World Ocean Park project in Hong Kong, Sept. 2, 2021. Seven major facilities at Hong Kong’s Water World Ocean Park were first unveiled on Thursday. The park, which cost around HK$4 billion (about $514 million) and took more than five years to build, will officially open to the public on […]

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Ocean Park launches fast pass to new Water World

Visitors to Ocean Park Water World who do not wish to queue for thrilling rides can purchase a fast pass for HK$350. Ocean Park Water World is set to open on September 21, coinciding with the Mid-Autumn Festival. The park announced earlier that ticket prices for Ocean Park Water World will fluctuate depending on the […]

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Ocean Park bids farewell to 3 rides, shoppers flock to locals to show their love

As Ocean Park announced new plans to redevelop the site, it also decided to retire some of its rides. The news of the closure of some of these rides attracted many citizens to its premises. The Raging River water ride, Mine Train roller coaster and Abyss drop tower were retired today after serving park […]

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A fond farewell to the trio of old-school Ocean Park favorites

The Mine Train, Raging River and Abyss are scheduled to retire on August 31, following the grand opening of Ocean Park Water World. Or, grand reopening, if you, like me, are old enough to remember. I spent the better part of two decades commuting to and from southern Hong Kong. I live there, I went […]

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Ocean Park moves forward with pre-qualification exercise to solicit potential partners for future development

The pre-qualification exercise will help pre-qualify respondents for the bidding process, maintaining a number of bidders while ensuring that they share the park’s vision on future development, conservation and education (C&E). Hong Kong – As its reflection exercise progresses to a new stage, ocean park today issued a pre-qualification invitation to solicit potential partners to […]

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all you need to know

Water World Ocean Park – “Asia’s first all-weather, year-round oceanfront water park” – is set to open to the public on September 21, 2021. As we say goodbye to some of the thrills of Ocean Park at the end of August, a new adventure is on the way! Originally planned for 2017, Hong Kongers have […]

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Hong Kong’s Ocean Park announces overhaul and new general manager

Struggling Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park has announced plans for a HK$6.8 billion (US$874 million) overhaul and revealed the appointment of a new chief executive. Ivan Wong Chi-fai, former general manager of the now defunct UA cinema chain, has been named the attraction’s new general manager. He will succeed tourism commissioner Joe Wong Chi-cho, […]

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Ocean Park CEO Reflects on Ziplining and Glamping

Ocean Park will be transformed. file photo. Ocean Park plans to introduce new attractions upstream, including a zipline and “glamping,” said CEO Joe Wong Chi-cho, who will be leaving soon. Wong said on a Now News television program that Ocean Park invites private organizations to develop the upper area of ​​the park around two […]

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Hong Kong’s Ocean Park opens Water World with 27 new outdoor and indoor attractions

Ocean Park has launched a wide range of new water attractions, including Hong Kong’s first-ever indoor wave pool New Water World Ocean Park is Asia’s first and only year-round beachfront water park The park offers 27 outdoor and indoor rides and slides, which are a mix of thrill rides and family attractions There are five […]

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Hong Kong trade pours cold water on planned debt-ridden Ocean Park makeover

Hong Kong tourist agents have cast a shadow of doubt over the financial viability of the government’s multimillion-dollar plan to turn cash-strapped Ocean Park into an adventure-themed resort destination without entry in the next two to three years. . The fate of the city’s iconic theme park has been decided after the government and Ocean […]

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Ocean Park will transform into a new resort and leisure destination

At a press conference today, Ocean Park Chairman Lau Ming-wai announced that the park will no longer be a one-day attraction in the future. Ocean Park will soon change its focus to become a resort-like destination in two to three years, allowing visitors free access to retail, dining and entertainment areas and charging visitors only […]