Shanghai Ocean Park Launches Ice Festival

The Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park, the other major theme park in the city following Disneyland, has launched the Haichang Polar Ice and Snow Festival that will last till February 19, 2019.


During the launch ceremony on December 22, Chinese women’s world champion skier Li Nina, who is the ambassador of the park, shared her story of being a top athlete.



The park, which celebrated its grand opening on November 16, features five theme zones, three animal theaters, two high-tech cinemas and an ocean-themed resort hotel. It is also home to the world’s first 360-degree penguin super bowl where tourists can closely observe the daily life of these creatures.



Visitors to the park between December 17 and January 1 will also get to enjoy discounts for tickets – a standard ticket will cost 150 yuan (22 U.S. dollars) instead of the regular 279 yuan, while a “peak day” ticket will cost 200 yuan instead of 361 yuan.