Ocean Park Polar Adventure

Penguins, Walruses, Seals... and a Fantastic New Roller Coaster!

Penguins at Ocean Park Polar Adventure

The Ocean Park Polar Adventure located in the park's Summit Area features a world-class frosty exhibit area and one more roller coaster to add to Ocean Park's fun array of rides.

This new area showcases several species of penguins, walruses and seals, enhancing the park's existing collection of precious animals which includes Giant Pandas, Red Pandas and the rare Golden Monkey.

Ocean Park's Polar Adventure aims to educate the public about the perils of global warming affecting the Arctic and Antarctic regions and how this is affecting the natural habitats of these species who dwell in these areas.

The Polar Adventure is home to:

The South Pole Encounter: Welcome to Antarctica!

Ocean Park South Pole Spectacular, this is where the Penguins are!

The South Pole Encounter features a 270° open exhibit with an array of walkways, balconies, skylights, and glass floors which will bring you eye to eye with the park's Antarctic residents.

Ocean Park South Pole Spectacular Penguin Viewing Chamber

Joining the 70 or so existing penguins at the park which were formerly boarded at Pinniped House, are three different species of penguins:

Ocean Park Polar Adventure King Penguin
King Penguins

Ocean Park Polar Adventure King Penguin
Gentoo Penguin

Ocean Park Polar Adventure King Penguin
Southern Rockhopper

This semi-enclosed structure is perfect to catch a close-up view of the penguins, swimming away or frolicking in the ice in their glacial habitat...

Ocean Park South Pole Spectacular King Penguins King Penguins, the world's second largest Ocean Park South Pole Spectacular  Gentoo Penguin Swimming A Gentoo Penguin swimming away Ocean Park South Pole Spectacular Rockhopper and Gento Penguins A Southern Rockhopper Penguin front and center, Gentoo Penguins in the background

Check out these short clips with these great creatures, above and below the water:

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The North Pole Encounter: Arctic Wildlife

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter

Many Arctic species typical of the North Pole tundra congregate at this exhibit.

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter Spotted Seal Spotted Seal

Here you will find giant long-tusked Pacific Walruses, Northern Sea Lions, Spotted Seals, and Snowy Owls.

Ocean Park Polar Adventure Pacific Walrus
Pacific Walrus

Ocean Park Polar Adventure Snowy Owl
Snowy Owl

Ocean Park Polar Adventure Arctic Fox
Northern Sea Lion

The North Pole Encounter exhibits start with a wide open area resembling an Arctic setting... with temperatures to match!

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter Seal Pools

This is were you find the Sea Lions and Spotted Seals swimming about and playing with their many toys in the wide pools which you can observe from the surface.

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter A Spotted Seal plays in the surface with a ball

Then you go "underwater", there are some fantastic tunnels and lots of windows to observe all the animals underwater.

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter tunnels for underwater viewing You could spend all day under one of these tunnels and watch all the animals dart over...

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter: One of a pair of resident walruses at the park swims by One of a pair of resident walruses at the park swims by...

Ocean Park North Pole Encounter: A pair of playful sea lions torpedoed  right to us A pair of playful sea lions torpedoed right to us...

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Arctic Fox Den

These adorable creatures can subsist in temperatures under -50° c.! Come watch them play and run around, there are a few of them in these exhibit.

The entrance to the Arctic Fox Den is through the Gift Shop

This is a very small exhibit and a bit hidden. Look for the Entrance to the Arctic Fox Den through the Gift Shop!

The entrance to the Arctic Fox Den is through the Gift Shop

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Arctic Blast Roller Coaster

This is the newest of Roller Coasters at Ocean Park and is a fun wild ride for the family.

Arctic Blast Roller Coaster

Children must be 4 years old or above, minimum height requirement is 100cm (39"). In addition, children between 4 and 6 years or between 10 cm (39") and 120 cm (47") must ride with a person 15 or older and is 120 cm (47") tall or more.

Arctic Blast Roller Coaster

Here are some more roller coasters!

Once in a Lifetime Experiences at Ocean Park...

Fantastic Chance:
Honorary Panda Keeper
+ Souvenir Photo

Ocean Park Panda Keeper Program

HKD 1380 (US$183)
A 2-hour one-of-a-kind experience as you go behind the scenes of the panda enclosure, put on a special keeper's uniform and assist with the daily care of the pandas.
More info and details

Animal Encounters:
Dolphins, Seals or Penguins!

Ocean Park Unique Activities - Dolphin Encounter

From HKD 1180 (US$152)
Get up close to Ocean Park's stars: dolphins, seals or penguin encounters where you can meet, play, feed and learn more about these incredible creatures from qualified trainers and keepers.
More info and details

Ocean Park Quick Links

| Ocean Park Waterfront | Ocean Park Summit |

|Cable Car | Ocean Express Tram | Roller Coasters and Rides | Shows |

| Grand Aquarium | Pandas | Polar Adventure | Koalas |

| Old Hong Kong |

| Getting to Ocean Park | Skipping the Lines: FasTrack |

| Ocean Park Tickets and Discounts |

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