With Christmas time now closer than ever, travelling with family and friends might be on your wish list. Fortunately, Ocean Park Hong Kong kicks off Christmas Eve by launching the Mine Train, presented by Samsung VR.
Mine Train is Hong Kong’s first virtual reality rollercoaster, with other exciting VR game zones available. Using Samsung Gear VR’s virtual realityh technology, the experience synchronises virtual movement with actual motion. In fact, putting on the special VR headsets with attached Samsung Galaxy smartphones will begin the experience. Within the app, riders will get to visit an ultra-realistic recreation of the Amazon raneforest, with a 101-degree field of view. Guess will come face to face with the wildlife living in the rich biodiversity of South America. Not only that, but they will experience all this at speeds of up to 71 kilometers per hour. Additionally, gravitational forces will act up as the train rockets vertically along the tracks. Lastly, guests may also spend some time at the VR Arcade, VR Cinema, or VR Challenge Zone.
‘In the past four decades, Ocean Park has always tried to stay ahead in the market by embracing inventiveness to enhance our guests’ experience. We never cease to amuse our guests with innovation and creativity, which has been the cornerstone of our success. This time, we are partnering with Samsung Electronics to introduce the hottest virtual reality technology to our popular Mine Train, transforming the ride into Hong Kong’s first ever virtual reality rollercoaster ride and boosting its excitement level to new heights.’
Leo Kung, Chairman, Ocean Park
For discounts and more information, please visit Ocean Park Hong Kong’s website.