The attraction, which took three years to build, is on Hengqin Island, near Macao, and features seven theme areas, each representing a part of the ocean, as well as rides, hotels, a 5D cinema and a circus. It cost a reported US$5 billion to build. It features the world’s biggest aquarium. It showcases what it claims is the world’s longest roller coaster. And it boasts a massive collection of whales, sharks and animals rarely, if ever, seen in captivity in China. A 1000-metre Grand Canal connects the hotel to the Ocean Kingdom, and guests can take water taxis which run in between. Owned by the Chime-Long Group, which runs China’s biggest theme park Chime-Long Paradise, in Guangzhou. Ocean Kingdom is about twice the size of Hong Kong’s Ocean Park and three times the size of the city’s Disneyland.
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Humpback whales are a cosmopolitan species, found in most of the world’s oceans. Thousands of humpback whales from the North Atlantic migrate to the waters of the Dominican Republic each winter to mate and give birth. Their most popular winter rendezvous is Silver Bank, the 3,000-square-kilometer reef system approximately 70 miles north east of Puerto Plata. Dominican Republic offers a unique opportunity to observe humpback whales in their natural calving and mating grounds.
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Gásadalur is a populated place and is located in Vágar, Faroe Islands with a population of 17 habitants. The estimate terrain elevation above seal level is 80 metres. It has an amazing waterfall right next to the village. It is named after its founder a lady called Gasa. She was a rich woman who lived in Kirkjubo in the 12th. century. The unique landscape and location attracts photographers with its fantastic play of light between sun, cloud, meadow, cliff, and sea.
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The ship will travel around Australia. This ocean liner is built for the open ocean routes, becouse has storage for more food, water, and fuel than other ships. It was launched in 2004. She is the largest ocean liner ever built. It offers more than 5000 specially commissioned works of art, the Illuminations cinema and planetarium, Royal Court Theatre, Grand Lobby, Empire Casino, restaurants, shopping arcade, ballroom, bars and clubs.
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This big theme park is built on a pretty steep hill by the Ocean the surroundings and it has all you expected. The park combines attractions, entertainment, conservation and education. Most of rides are not for small children, even for bumper car, the rider must be at least 122 cms high. It is a world class marine life theme park featuring animal exhibits, thrill rides and shows. It is located near Aberdeen on the south side of Hong Kong Island. Ocean Park opened in 1977.
Ocean Park opening hours:
9:30am – 8:00pm
Summit close: 8:00pm
Car Park: 9:00 am to 30 minutes after the park is closed
Adult (aged 12 or above) $280
Child (aged 3-11) $140
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