Ready for some fun? Brace yourself for Hainan's theme parks.
Don't miss this tourist paradise with a colorful theme park offering a variety of amazing experiences, from underwater adventures to Silk Road exploration. It's time to get the kids and hit the road！
Sanya Haichang Fantasy Town
A rendering of Sanya Haichang Fantasy Town [Photo/haichangoceanpark.com]
Sanya Haichang Fantasy Town is situated in Haitang Bay near a number of luxury hotels. It is open 24 hours a day and is a marine-themed vacation spot that allows tourists to design their own trip.
As an ocean park, the fantasy town celebrates the cultures of countries along the Maritime Silk Road, through things like African music, domes from the Persian Gulf, and spices and delicacies from the Bay of Bengal.
Tourists can interact with breeders face-to-face and witness marine animals up close at the Galety Theatre.
The town's catchphrase is "Perfect Vacation" and it is aimed at providing a year-round tourism destination in Sanya. It consists of eight themed areas: Haitang Bay, the African Sea, the Persian Gulf, the Bay of Bengal, the Java Sea, South China, the Waterside Hallway and the Fantasy Ocean Theater. The variety of themes helps create a global atmosphere and makes the park a landmark in world-class entertainment.
The offshore Ferris wheel known as "the Eye of Sanya" is one of the park's most popular attractions.
Official website: http://www.haichangoceanpark.com/sanya/
Hours: 24 hours a day
Ticket price: free
Tel: 400 601 6699
Add：No 166 Hai'an Road, Haitang district, Sanya, Hainan
Public transit: Bus No 33 to Haitang Plaza
Changying Resort Wonderland
Changying Resort Wonderland [Photo/Hainan Daily]
Changying Resort Wonderland is situated along the western coast of Xiuying district and covers an area of 558,000 square meters. It combines Disney with film technology to create a film entertainment park.
It includes four themed sections: the Silk Road, Light and Shadow, Magic Valley, and Fairy Tale World.
The Silk Road section mainly consists of Chinese-style buildings such as Loulan Pagoda and Zhenghe Treasure Ship, both of which embody the Silk Road.
The Light and Shadow section features Spanish architecture, and tourists can appreciate exciting car chases performed by French stunt drivers. 4D cinema will make people feel as if they are really inside the film.
The British-style Magic Valley provides various types of recreational fun. There are also quite a number of family-friendly activities available in the German-style Fairy Tale World, giving children the chance to explore a world filled with mechanical technology and magic power.
Hours: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Ticket price: 330 yuan ($48.93) for adults; 198 yuan ($29.36) for children
Add: No 100 Yehai Road, Xiuying district, Haikou, Hainan
Public transit: Bus No 93 and No 96