Water World Ocean Park All-In-One Guide: Tickets/Opening Hours/Reservation/Offers

Water World Ocean Park All-In-One Guide: Tickets/Opening Hours/Reservation/Offers

It’s time to dive into wet and watery fun at Water World Ocean Park this scorching summer. Not only is it the first all-weather, year-round, 700,000-square-foot large water park in Asia, but it is also the first indoor surfing place—the Surf Striker, perfect for surfers all year round! Don’t worry about your little ones being bored if you bring them to the Water World. There are plenty of rides for them, too!

So, if you want to learn about the smart way to get discounted tickets, the opening hours, and reservations, read the following post!

Table of contents: Water World Ocean Park

Water World Ocean Park opening hour

General opening hours

Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Weekends and Public Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Special day opening hours

On certain days, some rides in the park may be under maintenance. You can check the facility’s status on the official website.

Water World Ocean Park ticket price

Water World Ocean ticket price
Ticket Type Valid Period Adult Child (Aged 3–11) JoyYou Card, Elderly, Persons with Disabilities
General Admission Ticket: Apr-June & Sep-Dec Any day from April 1 to June 30 / September 1 to December 31 HK$560 HK$392 N/A
General Admission Ticket: April-Dec April 1 to December 31 HK$698 HK$488 HK$150
Summer Admission Ticket: Fixed Date Fixed date between July 1 and August 31 HK$598 HK$418 N/A
Information as of July 10, 2023.        

Water World Ocean Park offers General Admission “Any Day” tickets and Summer Admission “Fixed Date” tickets.

  • Any Day” tickets, as suggested by their name, allow you to enter the park any day within the valid period. But note that there’re 2 types of “Any Day” tickets: one valid from April to June and September to December (excluding the summer period), and the other valid from April to December (including the summer period).
  • Fixed Date” tickets allow entrance on a specific date between July and August. You will need to choose a specific date when purchasing the ticket.

Which one should you get? “Any Day” ticket or the “Fixed Date” ticket?

It depends on your schedule. If you prefer more flexibility, then the “Any Day” ticket should be your option, but it costs a bit more. However, if you’re fully ready for the Water World adventure, then the “Fixed Date” ticket can definitely save you some money.

Water World Ocean Park reservation

Water World Ocean Park entry reservation

The Water World now requires visitors to purchase tickets in advance and reserve a date for entry. Reservations for the next 4 weeks will open on the 15th of every month at 5 p.m. Please note that daily quotas are limited and subject to availability.

You can make the reservation here: Water World Ocean Park Online Reservation.

After making a reservation, you will receive a QR code. Remember to keep it well, as you need to present it upon entry.

Reservations for storage lockers, car parks, Splash Pass (fast pass), and Canaba

In addition to tickets, you can also reserve lockers, parking spaces, Water World passes (fast passes), and Canaba facilities on the ticketing page.

How to get to the Water World Ocean Park

Water World Ocean Park is located at No. 33 Ocean Avenue, Aberdeen, Hong Kong. It’s not too difficult to get to Water World Ocean Park.

Shuttle bus

You can first head to the Ocean Park Main Entrance and take the free shuttle bus. The shuttle bus arrives every 10 minutes. Note that the shuttle bus is only available for visitors who hold Water World tickets and have made an online shuttle bus reservation in advance.

By car

Driving to Water World Ocean Park is not difficult, but you may need to consider the parking fee. Here are the details of the parking fees:

The hourly rate for parking is HK$50, with a maximum rate of HK$250 per day. It is also possible to make an online reservation and pay HK$250 for a one-day parking fee.

Water World Ocean Park Fast Pass

Water World offers several types of fast passes: Splash Pass Lite, Pro, and Max. With the Splash Pass, you can have priority access to the park’s rides. But note that the Splash Pass does not include the entrance ticket.

Water World Fast Pass Types
Water World Fast Pass Ticket Price Perks
Splash Pass Lite HK$350 Priority access to a maximum of 4 attractions
Splash Pass Pro HK$620 Unlimited priority access to all applicable attractions with shorter queue times; plus, 1 guest can enjoy one-time priority access for each ride
Splash Pass Max HK$720 Unlimited priority access to all applicable attractions with shorter queue times; plus, 1 guest can enjoy 1 time priority access for each ride. Extra one-time priority access to “Surf Striker” with a shorter queue time
Surf Club HK$488 Enjoy a single Surf Club session with professional surfing instructors

Surf Club tickets

If you are a fan of surfing, take note of the Surf Club tickets. Surf Club ticket holders can receive personal instruction from Surf Club professional surfing instructors on basic and intermediate surfing skills during their reserved surfing time at “Surf Striker”.

The cost of the ticket is HK$488. If you purchase it along with a one-day admission ticket to the Water World, you can take advantage of a discounted price of HK$638.

“Go Splash” Annual Membership

Looking to stay ahead of the game and make a splash all year round? Consider getting the “Go Splash Annual Membership” at Water World Ocean Park! With this membership, you can dive into the Water World as much as you want for 365 days and enjoy discounted rates for various facilities. Plus, if you renew your membership, you can make an even bigger splash with a 20% discount on the renewal fee!

Annual Membership Types and Prices Adult Price Adult Renewal Price Children’s / Student Price Children’s / Student Renewal Price
Go Splash HK$2,280 HK$1,824 HK$1,590 HK$1,272
Go Splash Lite HK$1,140 HK$912 HK$795 HK$636

“Go Splash” Annual Membership exclusive offers

The “Go Splash” membership is packed with exclusive perks. From discounts at in-park restaurants and souvenir shops to savings on cabana reservations and birthday surprises, the membership has a lot to offer. Check out what it offers right here!

In-park Shops/Restaurant Discount Offer
Souvenir Shops 15% off (10% only for consignment products)
Retail eShop 10% off
Locker Rental 10% off
Splash Pass 15% off
Special Event Preview or Discount Yes
Cabana Reservation 10% off
Birthday Surprise Gift Yes
The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong room reservations and dining 10% off
Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel room reservations and dining Room reservation: 5% off, dining: 15% off

Selected credit cards for Water World Ocean Park tickets

If you’re planning to purchase or reserve Water World tickets, consider using a credit card that offers high cash back rewards for online purchases. Not only can you save money on admission, but you can also earn rewards for future purchases. So, make sure to check your credit card’s benefits before making any reservations!

Standard Chartered Smart Card: 5% off Klook’s year-round cash back offer

From January 1 to December 31, 2023, Standard Chartered Smart Card is now offering a 5% cash back offer for all eligible Klook purchases.

That means if you are getting tickets for your family of 4, with 2 adults and 2 kids, you may save some money when you buy them with the Standard Chartered Smart Card’s Klook offer. Here are the spending decompositions:

Item Quantity Price Total Cost
Summer Admission Ticket (Adult) 2 HK$598 each HK$1,196
Summer Admission Ticket (Child) 2 HK$418 each HK$836
Family Storage Locker 1 HK$200 HK$200
 

 

Total HK$2,232

Without any discount, the total cost of admission to Water World Ocean Park is HK$2,232. However, if you use the Standard Chartered Smart Card, you can save up to HK$111.6.

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  • Decathlon (from June 9, 2023, onwards)
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  • HKTVmall retail stores & eShop
  • Japan Home Centre retail stores & eShop
  • Klook
  • McDonald’s® & McDonald’s App
  • PARKnSHOP, its designated retail stores (FUSION, TASTE, INTERNATIONAL, food le parc, GOURMET, GREAT FOOD HALL, EXPRESS, and PARKnSHOP Frozen Food Stores outlets), & PARKnSHOP eShop
  • Sa Sa retail stores & eShop
  • Watsons retail stores & eShop
  • Online video streaming platforms: Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Netflix, Now TV
  • Online music streaming platforms: JOOX, KKBOX, MOOV, Spotify

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Frequently asked questions: Water World Ocean Park

What is the Water World Ocean Park?

The Water World Ocean Park is the largest water park in Hong Kong and the first year-round, all-weather seaside water park in Asia. It has 27 indoor and outdoor facilities, 5 major theme areas, and famous attractions including Rainbow Rush, Wave Rider, Riptide Bay, and The Abyss. Note that the Water World is not the same as the main park of Ocean Park, and visitors cannot enter the main park through the Water World.

Where is the entrance to the Water World?

The Water World is located in the former Shek O Village in Tai Shue Wan, some distance from the main entrance of Ocean Park. Visitors cannot take the cable car from the main park to the Water World, and must travel via Deep Water Bay Road.

How do I get to the Water World?

Visitors can take Citybus route 629 to the Water World, which runs between Central Ferry Pier and the Water World, passing through Ocean Park along the way. For the return trip, you can choose to take route 629M, which only runs between the Water World and MTR Wong Chuk Hang station.

In addition, the park provides a free shuttle bus service that departs every 10 minutes. Visitors must hold a valid Water World ticket and complete online registration before departure to be eligible to take the shuttle bus to the Water World.

What fast passes are available at Water World?

The Water World offers a “Splash Pass” fast pass, which allows holders to use park facilities with priority access. There are also 3 Splash Passes: Lite, Pro, and Max.

What discounts are available for “Go Splash Membership”?

Purchasing a “Go Splash Annual Membership” for the Water World entitles you to various discounts, such as 15% off for souvenir shops, 15% off for Splash Pass, and a birthday surprise gift for the lucky one!

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