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Xiaomeisha Sea World

Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World, occupying an area of 200,000 square meters (about 49 acres), 28 kilometers (about 17 miles) outside the city, is located in Xiaomeisha Scenic Area (in the Golden Coastline east of Shenzhen) which is often referred to as the Hawaii of the Orient. It is a entertainment complex suitable for a family tour where has attracted millions of visitors since its opening in 1998. 

Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World is China's first-rate sea-based theme park. It has grown firmly and now features nine  museums and aquariums, two gardens and an isle. The park's six aquariums display polar bears, polar foxes, fish, sharks, whales and crustaceans. The Science and Technology Museum, the Museum of Model Airplanes and the Dream Ocean World appeal quite a lot tourists as well. Other attractions like the Ocean Garden, Turtle Island and the Poseidon Garden are also worth visiting.

 

Exhibitions

 
Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World is home to many peculiar aquatic species, for example, the Fish Aquarium has more than 500 kinds of rare fishes with a total number of more than 6,000. Walk through the aquarium's tunnel, visitors would be surrounded by fish, swimming, competing for food and exploring their surroundings.

The Shell Museum is divided into five educational displays, which exhibit more than 600 kinds of coral, shellfish, and fossils (including dinosaur eggs).

The Shark Aquarium owns over 30 sharks, including lemon sharks (Feral Negaprion Brevirostris), black tip reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas), zebra sharks and nurse sharks. Tourists are allowed to have a look atthe daily performance "Dancing with Sharks". 

The highlight of the Ocean World is an inside rail-based exhibition hall, it is the largest in China. The tunnel through the exhibit takes tourists on a trip through time, where they can see scenes of Aesop's Fables, Robinson Crusoe's expedition, the Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish, etc. This 15-minute trip gives visitors an opportunity to exppore the past and the future of the ocean.

There are also a lot of other exhibits at Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World offering fantanstic chances to learn and discover. The recommend areas are the Home of Arctic Foxes, the Polar Bears' Home, the Science and Technology Museum and the Museum of Model Airplanes.

 

Xiaomeisha Sea World Notes

Admission Fee: CNY 70 for children (free for children under 1.2m)
                           CNY 120 for adults (including children over 1.5m)

Opening Hours: 10:00—17:30 (09:30 —17:30 on holidays)

Transportation: Take bus no. 103, 103B, 364, 380, 380B, 387, E11 and M207, and take off at Shenzhen Xiaomeisha Sea World.