Ocean Park Christmas Sensation: 1st VR Roller Coaster & Festive Fun!

Hong Kong Ocean Park welcomes you with a galore of festive fun with its annual celebration, Ocean Park Christmas Sensation! From 11 December 2017 to 1 January 2018, you will see the entire park decked out with festive decorations, artificial snow, iconic giant 40-foot Christmas tree, a Santa’s house and Christmas garden to create a romantic Christmas village. You will also get to ride the first-ever virtual reality (VR) roller coaster in Hong Kong and shop at Ocean Park x Pinkoi Festive Marketplace. Adding to the excitement, you will enjoy a variety of exclusive Christmas menus and festive treats too!

Ocean Park Christmas Sensation – Hong Kong 1st VR Roller coaster

Mine Train, one of Ocean Park’s most popular roller coaster rides, has recently received a VR update, elevating it to become Hong Kong’s first-ever VR roller coaster.

Presented by Samsung Gear VR, put on your special VR headsets and feel a surge of multi-sensory excitement during the ride. The hyper-realistic world of virtual reality will take you on a breathtaking journey – through a rainforest canopy, along wild rivers, into the ocean, come face-to-face with animals living in the rich biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest while experiencing the sensations of high speed and centrifugal force as the train rockets over the ups and downs along the tracks. In addition, there will be several VR game zones set up to test your speed and strength in action-packed game challenges.

Ocean Park Christmas Sensation – Ocean Park x Pinkoi Christmas Market

Waterfront Plaza will be transformed into a romantic, festive Christmas village during this festive period. Ocean Park x Pinkoi Festive Marketplace will showcase all kinds of original accessories and homeware by local designers, helping you to look for the perfect gifts for your loved ones. 

Ocean Park Christmas Sensation 2017 Highlights

The Christmas village will feature Santa’s Cottage where you and your loved ones can snap photos with Santa Claus at his magnificent house decorated with colourful mosaics. Next to Santa’s Cottage, take selfies with the living statue and Christmas-themed topiaries at Garden of Romance.

As night falls, check out the daily Light Up the Night ceremony at the gigantic 40-foot tall Christmas tree. The ceremony will be graced with an angelic choir performance every night for the perfect romantic moment.

At Whiskers Harbour, kids can participate in the fun and interactive Whiskers and Friends Winter Games.

Ocean Park Christmas Sensation – Exquisite Christmas Feast

How can you miss the many delectable seasonal menus and dishes available throughout the Park during the festive period? Neptune’s Restaurant and Tuxedos Restaurant have prepared lavish Christmas feasts for everyone you on this joyous occasion. The Fantasy Christmas Lunch, available at Neptune’s Restaurant, is the perfect dining option for you to indulge in a hearty Christmas lunch.

In the evening, Fantasy Christmas Dinner comes with Neptune’s Special Lobster Spaghetti on top of the appetizer and soup. A selection of all-you-can-eat Christmas dessert cakes and ice cream is also be available.

At Tuxedos Restaurant, you can enjoy an all-day Delightful Christmas Feast that features a Christmas Cheese Baked Lobster made from sustainable seafood, served with chestnut-stuffed roasted turkey or beef tenderloin.

Both restaurants will offer the Ho Ho Ho Ocean Express kid’s menu which consists of spinach cream sauce spaghetti and butter raisin cake, and two exclusive Christmas drinks: the sweet and refreshing fruit soda Winter Cool and the rich and aromatic Hazelnut Coffee.

Ocean Park Christmas Sensation – Park-wide Festive Treats to Enjoy On-the-go

Unique and tempting Christmas snacks will be available at the Park’s food kiosks located in both The Waterfront and The Summit. To celebrate this year’s Christmas Sensation highlight attraction – Mine Train presented by Samsung Gear VR, the food booth next to the ride, Mine Train Hot Dog, will offer cheese sausage hot dogs in four different delicious sauces, including Japanese curry, Malaysian satay, cheese sauce and Mexican spicy sauce. Take your pick!

For an extra bite of festive cheer, Aqua City Bakery will serve Christmas ginger cookies, assorted Christmas icing cookies and many other traditional Christmas treats.

Other than Ocean Park, make sure you also check out  Christmas In The Air @ Harbour City: Santa Airships & 1st HK Drone Show in Hong Kong this festive period!

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