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Giant Panda Discovery

Amazing Asian Animals I Waterfront
Application for Giant Panda Discovery programme will be available from 12 December 2022 onwards.

An insider’s journey of discovering the giant pandas off the scene!

Hey, all the giant panda fans out there! Sign up as an “Insider” now to get closer to these cuties like never before—you’ll have an insider’s peek into the daily husbandry routine of a caretaker, including how they perform daily physical check-ups and prepare tailor–made diet for our giant pandas, hence learning about their behaviours and eating habits in-depth. On top, you will have the chance to feed them a nutritious snack yourself! Seize this rare opportunity to meet the giant pandas in the “restricted” areas for an unforgettable and precious experience!

Special arrangement of “Get Closer to the Animals” programme under the COVID-19 Epidemic Situation
  • Participants are required to thoroughly wash their hands before the start of the programme.
  • Participants are required to wear surgical masks throughout the programme.
  • All apparatuses and equipment will also be thoroughly disinfected after every use.
  • ​As all programme participants are required to comply with the latest Prevention and Control of Disease Ordinance and Guidelines of the HKSAR Government, programme participants are required to present the Vaccine Pass relevant record/ COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate and LeaveHomeSafe record (except persons exempted from the Government's law) to enter the Park. For more information and the latest regulations or requirements on the anti-epidemic measures, please visit the HKSAR Government's COVID19 Thematic Website.
    Photos for reference only. Participants are required to wear surgical masks throughout the programme due to the special arrangement under the COVID-19 epidemic situation. Information is subject to change without prior notice.

    Price:

      Price (Applicable to both adult and child)
    Participants with valid SmartFun Annual Premium Passes # HK$585/participant
    Participants with valid SmartFun Annual Gold or Silver Passes or valid InFUNity Entry Passes # HK$624/participant
    Participants with valid Ocean Park admission tickets* HK$780/participant

    *The programme fee does not include Park’s admission, all participants must enter the Park on the programme date with a valid admission ticket.
    #A maximum of 3 tickets of this programme can be purchased per session per SmartFun Annual Pass or InFUNity Pass.

    Location and Time:

      Details
    Programme Location Amazing Asian Animals
    Programme Time 2:00pm – 2:50pm
    Available on Mondays, Thursday, Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays
    Gathering Location Panda Kingdom Shop (Please approach the staff at the cashier)
    Gathering Time 1:50 pm

    Gathering Location: Panda Kingdom Shop (Please approach the staff at the cashier)

     


    Capacity:

    8 participants per tour

    Language:

    Cantonese, supplemented by simple English and Putonghua.

    Smart Tips:

    • Participants are required to wear sports shoes to participate this programme.
    • Participants might need to crouch down for part of activities.
    • Participants will not have physical contact with our animal during the programme.
    • All forms of photography or videography and the use of mobile devices are not permitted during the programme. Participants are required to contact Ocean Park at least TWO days in advance in order to ensure photo-taking service provided by Park photographer. All photos taken can be purchased for a fee.
    • Please arrive the gathering location on time, latecomers will be regarded as absentees and might not be admitted to the programme.

    Note:

    • Participants must be aged 3 or above.
    • All participants must be paid. Same price for both adult and child. No accompanying guest is allowed (include children who are under age of 3).
    • Eligible participants aged 3-11 must be accompanied by a paying parent/ guardian who satisfies all programme requirements. An eligible paying parent/ guardian can accompany a maximum of TWO eligible paying participants aged 3-11.
    • Eligible participants aged under 18 must have their parent/guardian’s signature on the Health Declaration form & liability release to confirm the detail before the programme starts.
    • This programme is not recommended for any pregnant women.
    • All applications will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • A valid admission ticket to the Park is required to join the programme. The price of the admission ticket is not included in the programme fee.
    • Reservation will be automatically made for every successful enrolment of this programme, participants are not required to make an online reservation.
    • The content, itinerary, dates and application methods of the programmes may subject to change or cancellation due to occasional animal needs or any other particular circumstances without prior notice.
    • For more details, please refer to Education Programmes Terms and Conditions

    Application Methods and Deadlines

    Apply Online

    Minimum 1 day’s advance booking before 5pm.



    Apply In-person at Ocean Park Ticketing Office, Main Entrance

    Minimum 1 day’s advance booking before 5pm.



    Same Day Application

    Subject to availability at the time of application, you can apply in person at Waterfront Gifts or The Lodge on the programme day before 1:00pm. All applications will be on a first-come, first-served basis.



    Enquiry Hotline:

    (852) 3923 2323
    (Select the language and press [4] for Ocean Park Discovery & Education Department.)



    Part of the programme proceeds will go to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong to support its research projects and public awareness programmes for wildlife conservation in Asia.

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