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Shanghai Happy Valley

Happy Valley, Shanghai
Happy Valley, Shanghai

Shanghai Happy Valley is renowned as a theme park of beautiful scenery, huge areas to explore, superb scientific and technological content with breathtaking and exciting amusements. It is located in the central area of Shanghai Sheshan National Holiday Resort, Songjiang District, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of the downtown area. Covering an area of 863,500 square meters (213 acres), it is composed of seven major areas, each with different themed zones, such as Sunshine Beach, Happy Times, Typhoon Bay, Gold Mine Town, Ant Kingdom, Shanghai Beach and Shangri-la Woods. There are more than a hundred attractions and 12 top recreational distractions.

The Sunshine Beach contains Arthur's Palace and the Flying Cinema. Arthur's Palace can host banquets, performances and shows whilst the Flying Cinema is a 4K cinema that gives the feeling of flying while watching the movie. In the Happy Times area, there is the Wooden Coaster-Fireball. It is the first wooden roller coaster in China, and is shielded against the elements! The Twin-Tower Heroes attraction is also located here. The Typhoon Bay zone has exciting water based adventures, and you would hurtle from 26 meters (85 feet) high to the water in 'Shoot the Chute'.

The Gold Mine Town is a recreation of American West during the gold rush, with authentic looking trains and saloons. The realistic scenery makes you believe you are really there! There is a mine cart which is known for its high speed, high altitude and high adrenaline thrills. The place at the highest point of this theme park is known as the Treasure Island and has amazing views of Sheshan Mountain and Moon Lake. Apart from these, the OCT (Overseas China Town) Theater is also located in this area and contains lots of performances, including circus, musical and acrobatics shows.

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If you get tired of extreme sports and thrills, you can head for the Ants Kingdom, which contains many distractions for children. In Shanghai Beach zone you return to the thrills with the world best backboneless drop-coaster which plummets from 60 meters (197 feet), giving it the nickname the "king of coasters". The Gyro Swing, which cost more than a hundred million RMB to construct, is also located here. It can raise up to 15 stories high and gives a spectacular overview of the park. The Shangri-la Woods zone has many nature based distractions, such as the Rapid River and Jungle Rescue. Take your time drifting along the river and admire the beautiful canyon, rockeries, culverts, forests and flowers.

Besides fairground-style attractions, there are also numerous performances such as the Mayan Carnival and International Magic Festival. No mater what your tastes Happy Valley has something to cater to all tastes and make your dreams come true!

Tips for dining:
There are Pizza Hut and East Dawning in the business street near the entrance. KFC is located at the entrances of Shanghai Beach and Gold Mine Town. Special restaurants are located in Typhoon Bay and Shangri-la. Coffee house and tea house are located in Shanghai Beach and the Ants Kingdom.

Transportation:
By Bus: take Songjiang no.19 bus or Songchong Line and get off at Happy Valley Station.

By Subway: You can take Subway Line 9 from Xujiahui Station to Sheshan Station. Cross the overpass and find the free shuttle bus in orange color to the park directly.
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Opening Hours of Games in Shanghai Happy Valley (July 4 to August 30, 2015):

 
No.
Area
Entertainment
Opening Hours




01



Happy
Times
Wooden Coaster-Fireball
10:00-21:30
Twin-Tower Heroes
09:30-21:30
Power Surge
09:10-17:00
Dreamy Top
09:10-17:00
Double-decker Carousel
10:00-21:30
Happy Bouncing
09:10-17:00
Wave Swinger
09:30-21:30
X-Dimension
10:00-21:30
02
Sunshine
Beach
Soaring Dragon
10:00-17:00


03

Typhoon
Bay
Shoot the Chute
10:00-21:30
Splash Over
10:00-21:30
Magic Hat
09:30-21:30
Storm Travel
10:00-17:00


04

Gold
Mine
Town
Memory of the West
10:00-17:00
Ranger Camp
09:30-17:00
Treasure Island
10:30-21:00
Mine Adventure
09:30-17:00
Magic Theater
10:30-17:00
05
Ants
Kingdom
Arctic Safari
10:00-17:00
Jumping Kangaroo
10:00-17:00
Water Battleship
10:00-17:00
Ants Chariot
10:30-17:00
Happy Airship
10:30-21:00
Leap Frog
10:30-17:00
Crazy Wheel
09:30-17:00
Crazed Goblin
10:00-20:00
Bubble Bash
10:00-17:00
Mini Drift
11:30-17:00
Ants Convoys
10:30-20:00
Bugs Parachute Team
09:30-16:00
Castle Theater
10:00-17:00
Flying Spray
09:30-17:00


06

Shangri-la
Woods
Mega-lite
10:00-17:00
Hovering Hump
10:00-17:00
Jungle Rescue
10:00-17:00
Kenpei Ancient Pagoda
10:00-17:00
Rapid River
10:30-17:00


07

 Shanghai Beach
Sky Drop
10:00-17:00
Energy Storm
09:30-21:00
Gyro Swing
09:30-17:00
Diving Coaster
10:00-21:00
4D Theater
10:00-17:00
 

Admission Fee:

CNY 200 for adults and children above 4.9 feet (1.5 meters)
CNY 120 for children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 and 1.5 meters).
Free for children under 3.9 feet (1.2 meters).

* Evening ticket: CNY 80 for adults and children above 3.9 feet (1.2 meters).

Opening Hours:

July 4 to August 30, 2015:
9:00 - 22:00
* Evening ticket holders are allowed to enter after 17:30.

Transportation Inside the Park:
You can take a battery powered car or sight-seeing train to travel around. It costs CNY 30 per person. You just need to wave the driver to stop and then board the car or train. By the way, there is no limit on how many times you can take the car or train.


Related Reading:
Beijing Happy Valley     Shenzhen Happy Kingdom