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Local Name:
Budget:
3B
Announced:
04 Dec 2015
Construction Start:
30 Dec 2015
Opening:
unknown
Location:
Hengqin, China
Area:
304 ha
Developer:
Chimelong Group
Operator:
Chimelong Group
Feasibility Study / Consultants:
Contractors:
Other Suppliers:
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  2. Anonymous Guest
    It is actually possible to see construction work on Ocean Kingdom Paradise expansion from your hotel window in Macau:



  3. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    The construction for the foundation of Chimelong Ocean World (see post #73) has basically been completed

    Source: http://www.zhuhai.gov.cn/xw/xwzx_44483/zhyw/201708/t20170804_23836407.html

  4. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    Chimelong is planning to develop an artificial island off the coast of the current theme park. The island will have a large theater, "maritime museum" and resorts. Reclamation to form the island will take 24 months. This is in addition to the current expansion that's already under construction.

    Sources: http://paper.wenweipo.com/2017/06/10/CH1706100013.htm and http://www.hengqin.gov.cn/webapp/otherproject/info/getinfo.jsp?info_id=http://www.hengqin.gov.cn/hengqin/xxgk/201611/60cf2bb2c8694c02bffcb7fd705f1cdf.shtml and http://www.hengqin.gov.cn/webapp/otherproject/info/getinfo.jsp?info_id=http://www.hengqin.gov.cn/hengqin/zcfg/201706/dff273c255f341b9b7d2e06e904cf4eb.shtml

  5. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    A new Parachute Tower-type ride is being constructed at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom's 'Amazing Amazon' area of the park. It appears to be nearing completion...



    The ride looks very similar to Intamin's Toy Soldier Parachute Drop ride at Hong Kong Disneyland and Walt Disney Studios Park (https://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/attractions/toy-soldier-parachute-drop/ and http://www.disneylandparis.com/en-us/attractions/walt-disney-studios-park/toy-soldiers-parachute-drop/)

    Source: http://www.mafengwo.cn/i/7147502.html

  6. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    Progress from June 18, 2017:



    Source: https://m.weibo.cn/1854912743/4120119632631186

  7. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    As of April 2017 there is no construction on the plots of land that are directly north and south of Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel:

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    There is construction though directly south of the theme park itself. This has not been 100% officially confirmed but it can be inferred that this is the location of the indoor marine park that was announced at the beginning of 2016.

    Photos of the construction site are limited and of low quality but here are some from the past few months taken by people staying at Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel that have views of the construction site from their room:







    Here's another angle of the construction site but unfortunately the view is obstructed by foliage:



    Sources: http://m.weibo.cn/status/4080776025044095 and http://m.weibo.cn/status/4100726106370857 and http://m.weibo.cn/status/4095712981305060 and http://m.weibo.cn/status/4067556878779317 and http://m.weibo.cn/status/4079413324813942 and http://m.weibo.cn/status/4097608504620618

  8. HazelJune is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    Here's a video of what Michael was pertaining to on his last post.




    Source: https://qz.com/919644/chinas-amusement-giant-chimelong-opened-the-nations-first-killer-whale-breeding-center/

  9. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    Even though it had already been confirmed, yesterday Chimelong officially "announced" that they have nine orcas. They are currently being held in a temporary indoor holding facility down the street from Chimelong Ocean Kingdom. They are not on display to the public yet. They will most likely be on display at the new indoor "Chimelong Marine World" which is being built across the street from Chimelong Ocean Kingdom.

    Sources: http://www.chinanews.com/sh/2017/02-24/8159167.shtml and http://kb.southcn.com/content/2017-02/24/content_165881300.htm

  10. Anonymous Guest
    Does anyone have any new Pictures?

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