(Hong Kong – 2 April 2009) Ocean Park will feature the Ocean Park Easter Egg Carnival from 4 April to 3 May. During this period, guests will enjoy a myriad of “Get an Extra for $1” offers, from food, drinks, skill games, to the incredible “Get an Extra Ticket for $1.” Easter at Ocean Park will also have guests and all-in-the-family rolling in thrills and spills as the Park presents GoGreen Fun Ride*circuit at Tai Shue Wan, with 10 Segway personal transporters for the bigger ones to partake. There are also tens of thousands of Kinder chocolate eggs as prizes for the little ones completing the Easter Bunny Challenge (Please see factsheet for details. * GoGreen Fun Ride starts on 8 April)
For the “Get an Extra Ticket for $1” offer, guests who spend HK$400 or more on admission tickets or the SmartFun annual pass can redeem a free day admission ticket for HK$1. The ticket will be valid for use between 1 June to 30 June. (Conditions apply. Please see fact sheet.)
Ocean Park Executive Director for Sales & Marketing, Paul Pei, said, “We are really excited about the GoGreen Fun Ride with 10 Segway transporters. The Segway has piqued the curiosity of many since it was first launched. In Ocean Park, the public can, for just $50, try this innovative, environmentally-friendly people mover. We anticipate this will be one of the crowd-pleasers for the Ocean Park Easter Egg Carnival.”
Active minds and bodies meanwhile have a chance to test their limits at the Water Battle zone, and the Green Maze, two further must-try’s at Ocean Park this Easter. (Please see factsheet for details)
Meanwhile, the first major attraction area under the HK$5.55 billion Master Redevelopment Project to be completed, Amazing Asian Animals, will be slated for a 30 April opening. Amazing Asian Animals is eight-attractions-in-one-themed-area, with Giant Panda Adventure, where rare species such as the giant panda, red panda, Chinese giant salamander, Asian small-clawed otter and Chinese alligator reside. Closely following is the world’s first and only stand-alone goldfish exhibit in a theme park, Goldfish Treasures. It features the world’s largest collection of over 300 goldfish of all shapes, sizes and colours, including the largest goldfish variety in the world. The Amazing Bird Show will also return with a new facade.
To give guests a totally immersive experience in this area, Amazing Asian Animals will also present the future Waterfront area’s first dining and banquet facility – Panda Cafe – which features a host of popular Southeast Asian dishes, including signature Sichuan cuisines, and the Park’s first themed and largest signature souvenir shop, Panda Kingdom Shop, which is brimming with over 5,000 animal-themed items in over 350 styles.
About Ocean Park
Ocean Park is Hong Kong’s unique homegrown recreational venue with a heritage of delivering family fun and fond memories. Since its opening in January 1977 as a non-profit organisation, Ocean Park has developed itself to be a world-class attraction connecting people with nature, and recognised for its animal husbandry, research and relationship with the community. Over 90 million people have visited Hong Kong's premier park since its inception and Ocean Park has remained committed to offering adults and children experiences that blend entertainment with education and conservation. Part of the proceeds from the Ocean Park admission tickets and some retail items will go to Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong to support its wildlife conservation projects.