China Travel Guide > Dalian City Guide back
Useful Information | Shengya Ocean World | Charm of the Sea Square | Laohutan Ocean Park | Golden Pebble Beach |

Useful Information

CurrencyRenminbi (RMB)
Electric Plug Details
Two parallel flat blades
220Volt, 50Hz
IDD City Code
IDD Country Code
Putonghau (Mandarin)
Mobile System
Time Zone
GMT/UTC +8()
Useful Telephone
Emergencies 120
Police Dial 110
Fire & Ambulance 119

Shengya Ocean World

Dalian Shengya Ocean World, located 608 Zhongshan Road, Shahekou District, inside Xinhai Park, has the longest transparent underground sea channel in Asia. A moving passageway guides tourists through the tunnel to get a close up look at exotic fishes, sharks and other sea life. The main display area has more than 300 species of fish totaling more than 10,000. There are coral reefs and floating sea grasses. Visitors can also see ferocious sharks, big-headed flying fish, colorful tropical fish, and many other rare species from around the world. A highlight is watching divers feed and interact with the sharks.

Charm of the Sea Square

Charm of the Sea" Square covers an area of 380,000 square kilometers, with 30,000 square kilometers of decorated stone floors, 12,000 square kilometers of greenery, and many sculptures.

At the center of the Square is a large sculpture, consisting of five white steel pipes with differing curvatures. The sculpture is 19.9 meters high, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Dalian in September of 1999. Twenty-one flying seagulls symbolize the 21st century. Fifty balls, shaped like atoms with varying diameters, represent the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic of China. The sculpture resembles a flying dragon, thus the name Charm of the Sea".

The square is constructed of crane cast steel, stainless steel and granite.  Standing 60 meters tall at the center of the square is a man made waterfall. The source of the waterfall is the Holy Axe garden. There is a totem garden, symbolizing the harmonious relationship between men nature.

Laohutan Ocean Park

Dalian Laohutan Ocean Park sits in the middle of Binhai, south of Dalian. There are four theme parks:

1. Coral garden: 3000 corals covering 200 different species.

2. Polar garden: the only one in China showcasing polar bears and their habitats, a science education center, an undersea marine animals show area, and a service area with restaurants and shops.

3. Aviary

4. Sculpture garden with granite animal statues.

Golden Pebble Beach

Dalian Golden Pebble Beach Tourist Resort occupies an area of 62 square kilometers. There are four tourist centers: green center, blue center, silver center, and color center.

Green Center

The main body of the Green Center is the Golden Pebble golf club. It occupies an area of 17.5 square kilometers.
Golden Pebble golf club is a member of both the American Gulf Association and World Tourism Association.
The club is open from March to November

Blue Center

The Blue Center is a boating facility. Qinyi Lake there has berths for more than 50 pleasure boats. The bay there is named Holy Moon Bay.

Silver Center

This center has a hunting club, an Italian bar, displays of Russian wooden houses and Chinese farmyards, shooting range and target practice  range.

Color Center

The Color Center is known for the growing, display and sales of flowers and plants from around the world. It is the largest of its kind in Northeast China.


Telephone: (852) 3180 6770    Fax: (852) 2366 2690
Copyright © 2014 Tourasia Co. Ltd. All rights reserved.
29th Floor, Island Place Tower, 510 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Travel Licence No. 353984