Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (centre) at Ocean Park after officiating at its opening ceremony. Picture: SCMP Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (centre) at Ocean Park after officiating at its opening ceremony. Picture: SCMP
Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (centre) at Ocean Park after officiating at its opening ceremony. Picture: SCMP

How Hong Kong’s Ocean Park got off the ground 40 years ago

Beset by delays, disease and disgust at the ticket price, the ‘oceanarium’ eventually opened its doors 40 years ago this week

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Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (centre) at Ocean Park after officiating at its opening ceremony. Picture: SCMP Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (centre) at Ocean Park after officiating at its opening ceremony. Picture: SCMP
Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (centre) at Ocean Park after officiating at its opening ceremony. Picture: SCMP
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