China is taking the aquarium experience to a whole new level. The Guinness Book of World Records confirmed that Chimelong Ocean Kingdom set five world records, including claiming the title of the largest aquarium in the world.
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom also hold the records for “largest underwater viewing dome, largest aquarium tank, largest aquarium window and largest acrylic panel,” Guinness Book of World Records reports. The aquarium boasts a total water volume of 12.87 million gallons.
The park offers seven different aquatic-themed areas, with each symbolizing a different part of the ocean. It’s part of Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel, which is the largest ecologically-themed hotel China.
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, World’s Largest Aquarium, Opens In China
Located at Chimelong International Ocean Resort in Hengqin, Zhuhai, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom features one of the world’s largest aquariums, allowing guests to view the rare whale shark, beluga whales, polar bears, and other adorable animals up close! Winner of the 2014 Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement (Theme Park), this world-class destination is not to be missed!
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom are included in Biggest Aquarium In The World Asia. The first phase of the park cost RMB 10 billion to build. It is part of the Chimelong International Ocean Resort, which aims to become the “Orlando of China”. According to TEA and AECOM, it is the 20th most visited theme park in the world in 2014, with 5.5 million visitors. The park also received the Award for Outstanding Achievement – Theme Park at the 21st Annual Thea Awards.
Plan your trip to Chimelong Ocean Kingdom now! Explore fun-filled themed zones, visit exotic animal exhibits, challenge yourself on exhilarating rides and immerse yourself in spectacular theatre shows! There are also large outdoor events such as the float parade and an incredible fireworks finale over the Hengqin Ocean to enjoy.