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Ocean Park's Third Wave of "Lovin' Hong Kong" Surprise To Celebrate Our 30th Anniversary Get Free Admission on Your Birthday!

2006-01-10

 (Hong Kong – 9 January 2006)First opened on 10th January 1977, Ocean Park will be celebrating its 29th birthday tomorrow and swiftly approaching it’s 30th anniversary. The unique home-grown theme park in Hong Kong, is proudly looking forward to its 30th year of connecting people with nature and creating more memorable and unbeatable experiences.

During the time leading up to the 30th Anniversary, Ocean Park is introducing a ’20 percent off Admissions’ surprise promotion. From now until 28th February 2006, present any photo capturing your memorable moment at Ocean Park taken during the past 29 years and enjoy a 20 percent discount off daytime admission price*.

 The best 30 photos collected will be made into a special Ocean Park 30th Anniversary Photo Album. The album will be sold to the public to share fond memories of Ocean Park. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong, for the conservation of Asian wildlife and habitats through research and education. The 30 people who have their photos selected as the best will be rewarded with prizes worth HK$7,000 including a digital camera, 4 SmartFun Gold Passes, buffet for 4 people and Dolphin Watch Cruise for 2 people.

Importantly, the third launch of “Lovin’ Hong Kong” Surprise will be for the duration of one whole year. From 10th January 2006 to 10th January 2007, to celebrate Ocean Parks up-and-coming big birthday, the general public are able to gain free admission into the Park on their birthdays**. So, join in the festivities and make 2006 a very special year for you and Ocean Park!

“For the past 29 years, Ocean Park has provided entertainment, education and conservation experiences for a staggering 70 million visitors, and is loved by Hong Kong residents and international visitors alike. We look forward to our 30th year and invite everyone in Hong Kong to enjoy our special anniversary promotions and activities that will run throughout 2006, culminating with the official birthday celebration on January 10 th 2007." said Mr Tom Mehrmann, Chief Executive of Ocean Park Hong Kong.

You may also consider Ocean Park’s unique birthday package to celebrate a memorable birthday in the Park. Ocean Park will help you organize a 2-hours long birthday party including performances by clowns, Whisker’s greeting, photos with a sea lion, party decorations, catering, birthday cake and complimentary gift. Parties can be held at the Kid’s World, Cable Car Square, the Captains’ Table and the Bay View. Pricing ranges from HK$240 to HK$260 for adults and HK$170 to HK$180 for kids. For enquires, please call 2552 0291 and 2873 8560 (sales hotline) or visit our website: www.oceanpark.com.hk.

 *‘20% Off Admission’ offer is not applicable during the period of 29 January to 12 February 2006. One photo accounts for the discount of one admission ticket only. Photo must be a portrait with Ocean Park’s attraction as background and in print format (Scenic photo without any person is not acceptable). For those who are interested to join this activity, please include your name and contact number at the back of photo. Submitted photo will not be returned. This offer is not applicable in conjunction with any other discounts or promotional offers.

**Applicable to on-day daytime admission only. Visitors should present their Hong Kong Identity Card before admission for verification. For Local residents whose birthday falls on February 29, free park admission will be offered on either February 28 or March 1, 2006.

About Ocean Park
Ocean Park is Hong Kong’s unique home-grown theme park 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 70 million people have visited Hong Kong's premier park since its inception and Ocean Park has remained committed to offer adults and children experiences that blend entertainment with education and conservation.

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May 1979, The first seal pup born at Ocean Park (African Fur Seal)
May 1979, The first seal pup born at Ocean Park (African Fur Seal)
January 1979
The killer whale “Hoi Wai” arrived Ocean Park from Iceland
January 1979 The killer whale “Hoi Wai” arrived Ocean Park from Iceland