Amusement Parks in Hong Kong

Week ahead

Week ahead


Central Rat Race

Sunday, 14 October, 2012, 10:44am

The city's theme parks are world-class: study

Ocean Park is still the top theme park in Hong Kong, according to a global theme park ranking.

The 2011 Theme Index: The Global Attractions Attendance Report by Themed Entertainment Association and Aecom ranked Hong Kong no 5 in Asia and no 12 in the world.

Hong Kong Disneyland is ranked 16th globally. It attracted 5.9 million visitors last year.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Theme parks ally to improve their image

The city's major theme parks are forming an alliance to lobby the authorities and improve their image after a series of mechanical and service problems.

8 May 2015 - 12:15pm

Winning theme from mop to the top

Many chief executives start from the bottom but few like Tom Mehrmann can literally claim to have started from ground level. The boss of Ocean Park Hong Kong launched his career with a broom and mop at a Californian theme park before climbing to the very top of the management ladder.

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lucky year to remember

The Year of the Dragon is considered the luckiest year in the Chinese zodiac, so couples planning to tie the knot this year may have an advantage for a happy and prosperous marriage.

According to Bobo Choy, assistant banquet sales manager, food and beverage at Ocean Park, the amusement and marine biology venue has already received more wedding bookings than last year.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Old Hong Kong in new attraction

Ocean Park visitors will get the chance to travel back in time to Hong Kong between the 1950s and 1970s.

During its 35th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, the park announced a new attraction called 'Old Hong Kong' will open in March.

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Variations on a theme park

Here you can find China's largest public toilet - within faux Romanesque architecture, no less - next to an imitation of San Francisco's Lombard Street. A growling devil stares down at the well-trodden lovers' walk. And there is an honour-vending system selling bottled water and pocket tissues that suffers few cheats.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Record visitors and revenue for Ocean Park

Ocean Park had 5.9 million visitors in the year ending June - its seventh attendance record in eight years and 16 per cent above the previous record, set last year.

15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hotel tender felled by lack of interest

Lack of interest from property developers was one reason Ocean Park's hotel tender fell through last week, the chairman of the 34-year-old amusement park said yesterday.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Seasonal attractions

Hong Kong theme parks are offering MICE packages to clients ranging from small business groups to large regional conferences, with thousands of participants.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Museum pass

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) Museum Pass offers holders unlimited admission to the department's seven museums that charge entrance fees. They are the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Museum of History, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong Science Museum, Hong Kong Space Museum, Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence and the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum.

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

HK Disneyland to raise entry fees next month

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort said it would introduce new entry fees for some visitors from August 1. The cost of a one-day ticket will rise from HK$350 to HK$399 for visitors aged 12 to 64 and from HK$250 to HK$285 for children aged 3 to 11.

However, there is good news; all Hong Kong residents will still enjoy the present one-day and child prices until November 30.

11 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Disneyland raises prices for out-of-town visitors, but gives locals a break

Mainland and overseas visitors to Disneyland will pay up to 14 per cent more from next month, while Hong Kong residents can enter at the current price until December.

The price increase, announced yesterday, is the theme park's first since it opened in 2005 and follows Ocean Park's announcement of a 12 per cent fee rise last month.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Fun will come at a higher price

The price of entry to Hong Kong's two theme parks appears set to rise this year. Ocean Park will impose a 12 per cent increase and Hong Kong Disneyland will also change its prices for the first time since it opened in 2005.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Theme parks to raise ticket prices

The price of entry to Hong Kong's two theme parks appears set to rise this year with Ocean Park imposing a 12 per cent increase and Hong Kong Disneyland changing its prices for the first time since it opened in 2005.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am