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Qingdao Underwater World

#14 of 296 things to do in Qingdao Features Animals
No.2 Yushan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, China
+86 532 8289 2187
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Nice aquarium to visit with the whole family

The Dolphin show is the best. Large overhead aquarium with variety of fish. Plan a half day to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Juliawati W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
Handicrafts on display and for purchase

Was better than I assumed it would be, but in China sights with live animals tend to be a saddening... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Poe W
London, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
No.2 Yushan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, China
+86 532 8289 2187

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Dolphin show is the best. Large overhead aquarium with variety of fish. Plan a half day to explore.

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Was better than I assumed it would be, but in China sights with live animals tend to be a saddening experience. The aquarium is overpriced but again in China most sights are. The museum portion starts well with decent displays but soon turns into horribly...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We read the reviews and decided to go anyway and were positively surprised by what we saw. The only bad bit was the mammal area which was very smelly and a little dirty. The rest of the exhibits were well maintained and clean and my...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

The average Westerner would be appalled by the conditions at the Qingdao Underwater World... So, DON'T be the average Westerner. While not up to the standards of Europe or the United States, this educational experience is probably where the West was in the 1970's. The...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

When we first walked it, it was full of exhibits and models of sea creatures , skeletons, and jars of preserved sea animals. And we almost feared that that was it, so we were relieved when we found the actual start of the aquarium. Overall,...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

If you like Marine you will love this Centre. separate exhibits include the underwater walkway, fabulous tower tank, turtles, penguins and sealion enclosure and a fascinating Jelly fish centre in addition to the fossil museum. We were there longer than anticipated as it was all...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

I was really enjoying my visit to the Underwater World. Very tasteful and resourceful. But i feel quite sad for the poor Beluga Whale in its small pool.... this is clearly inhumane :-(

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

If you go here, expect to be confused with how to navigate the place. I was able to find three of the four buildings but gave up trying to figure out looking for the last one. Other than that, the only thing that really impressed...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Well, in fact it was smaller than it was talked about. The place more for small kids, and mostly it gets kids with all the toy stores and play area. As for underwater creatures, not much. its not really big so don't expect to spend...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went there, and pretty much walked through the place in under an hour because it was not that interesting, was overcrowded, people pushing everywhere, kids peeing where they shouldn't pee, etc

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