Xin'ao Marine World

Located between Shanhaiguan Pass and Beidaihe Scenic Spot, Qinhuangdao Xin'ao Marine World is built by China, Singapore and Australia joint-venture. It is a perfect place to view various marine lives and learn more knowledge about the sea.

Mainly composed of Submarine Tunnel, Dolphin Performance Hall, Touching Pool, Penguin Hall, Seal Hall, Gigantic Insect Garden, and the Sea Knowledge Exhibition Hall, Xin'ao Marine World can hold 2,000 tourists at one time. Various sea lives feast your eyes and lovely dolphins and seals present you wonderful performances.

Submarine Tunnel with the length of 328 feet (100 meters) offers visitors a chance to admire various marine plants and animals as if staying in the sea. You will marvel that colored coral reef fishes, crucian, silver arowana and Chinese mullet just cruise around you. 

The Dolphin Performance Hall is situated in the east part of the marine world and can hold over 2,000 visitors at one time. Here, the clever dolphins together with the antic seals are waiting to present you marvelous performances.

In Touching Pool, you are allowed to touch the sea lives like starfish, sea cucumber, sea urchin and horseshoe crab. Gigantic Insect Garden exhibits insects that are enlarged with special materials. Thus their biological structures can be learned vividly. The sea life biological specimen can be found in Sea Knowledge Exhibition Hall.

Among all the lives living in Xin'ao Marine World, the turtle can be a star. This century year’s turtle attracts numerous visitors every day. The penguins in swallow-tailed coat coming from Peru and Chile also are the favorite by visitors. In addition, Xin’ao Marine Word prepares colorful performances that add more fun to your trip. Every day, there are feeding fish performance that present you the frightening scene of shark, turtle, sea sturgeon and coral seas scrabbling for food.

Location No. 81, Hebin Road, Haigang District, Qinhuangdao City
Admission Fees

CNY 60 for the main hall of Marine World
CNY40 for Dolphin Performance Hall
CNY85 for the through ticket for both halls

1. Children below 3.9 feet (1.2 meters) in height can visit for free.
2. Children between 3.9 feet (1.2 meters) and 4.6 feet (1.4 meter) in height get 50% discount of the fare.
3. There is no fare discount policy for the seniors.

Best Visiting Time  August to October
Opening Hours Low season:
From October 26th to the mid April in the next year: 09:00 – 16:00
From mid April to end of April: 08:30 – 16:30
From May 1st to May 3rd: 08:00 – 17:00
From May 4th to end of May: 08:30 – 16:30

High season:
From June to end of August: 08:00 – 17:30
From September to end of September: 08:30 – 17:00
From October 1st to October 7th: 08:00 – 17:30
From October 8th to October 25th: 09:00 – 16:30

Bus Route  1. At Qinhuangdao Railway Station, take bus no. 6 to Tanghe Park, transfer to bus no. 19 to Yacht Club Station (Youting Julebu Station). Then you can walk to your destination.
2. Local bus no.19 Summer Vacation line, only running from 05:50 to 19:10 during July 1st and August 31st, can take you to Marine World directly.

 Performance Schedule in Xin'ao Marine World

Marine World Performance Schedule

Dates   Performances Performance Time
April 29th – June 30th and September 1st – October 7th Mermaid Performance  09:30-09:40; 11:30-11:40; 14:30-14:40; 15:45-15:55
Equipment Performance  09:50-09:55; 14:50-14:55        
Seal Performance 10:00-10:05; 15:30-15:35
Feeding Fish Performance 10:30-10:35; 13:30-13:35 (only during national holidays, like May Day and National Day holidays); 15:00-15:05
July 1st – August 31st Mermaid Performance  08:45-08:55; 10:10-10:20; 14:30-14:40; 15:45-15:55
Equipment Performance  09:00-09:05; 14:50-14:55
Seal Performance 10:00-10:05; 15:30-15:35
Feeding Fish Performance 10:30-10:35; 13:30-13:35; 15:00-15:05
October 8th – April 30th in the next year Equipment Performance  09:50-09:55; 14:50-14:55
Seal Performance  10:30-10:35; 15:30-15:35
Feeding Fish Performance  11:00-11:05; 15:00-15:05

Dolphin Performance Hall Performance Schedule

Dates  Time
April 29th – May 1st; July 1st – July 14th; August 16th – August 31st; October 1st – October 7th 09:30-10:00; 11:00-11:30
14:00-14:30; 16:00-16:30
April 27th – April 28th; May 2nd – June 30th; September 1st – September 30th 11:00-11:30; 14:00-14:30; 16:00-16:30
July 15th – August 15th    08:50-09:20; 10:10-10:40;
11:40-12:10; 14:00-14:30
 Note: The schedule may change during the weekends and national holidays.

- Last modified on Sep. 11, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Xin\ao Marine World
Asked by Abdul haseeb from PAKISTAN | Sep. 11, 2019 16:58Reply
What is best way to travel from Beidaihe to Xinao marine world?
Answers (1)
Answered by Liam from UKRAINE | Sep. 11, 2019 18:46

If you start from Beidaihe Railway Station, take bus no.6 to Qiaoxi Bus Stop. Then transfer to bus no.19 to Qinhuang International Hotel. Walk southwest around 250 meters to find the scenic area.
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