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HK’s Ocean Park to reopen on Friday as outbreak abates

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 22:55

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HK’s Ocean Park to reopen on Friday as outbreak abates

By Xinhua

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 22:55
By Xinhua

Tourists have fun at the Ocean Park in Hong Kong, south China, June 13, 2020, as the iconic theme park resumed operations after temporarily closure for more than four months due to the coronavirus epidemic. (WU XIAOCHU / XINHUA)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s iconic theme park Ocean Park said on Tuesday that it will resume operation on Friday after being temporarily closed again for more than two months due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The first 100 visitors to enter the park on Friday will receive a surprise celebration offer, Ocean Park said

Ocean Park announced a temporary closure on Jan 26 due to the epidemic, and reopened on June 13 as the outbreak had shown signs of abating in Hong Kong. On July 14, the theme park suspended operation again as Hong Kong saw a growing number of COVID-19 cases.

Starting from Friday, the park will open from 10 am to 6pm local time on weekdays, and 10 am to 7 pm local time on weekends and public holidays.

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The park said all visitors are required to make online reservations prior to their visits.

The first 100 visitors to enter Ocean Park on Friday will receive a surprise celebration offer, the theme park added.

Besides, Ocean Park offers two promotions for Hong Kong residents, who can buy an admission ticket with a discount of 35 percent between Sept 18 and Dec 31, and receive complimentary in-park cash e-coupons. The park also offer unlimited entry passes for Hong Kong residents, through which pass holders can enjoy unlimited access to the theme park from Oct 1 to March 31, 2021.  

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