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Polar Bear Shores

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Status: Operating
Opened: 2000
Cost: $6,000,000
Ride Type: Animal Exhibit

General Overview
Experience polar bears playing, diving and splashing in their native habitat. Features above and below water viewing areas.

Park History
Kanook, one of Polar Bear Shores' original bears was sadly put to rest on June 30 2004 after a lengthy battle with terminal kidney failure.

Special Info
Ping Ping and Kanook were the original two polar bears. Ping Ping, the male, was born in 1996, Kanook, the female, in 1984.

Lia and Lutik were born in 2000 in Russia and were debuted at Sea World in the 2001 summer holiday.


Coaster Name Date
Corkscrew Rollercoaster 1982
Defunct Coasters
Thrillseeker 1981

 Rides & Attractions

Attraction Name Date
Fish Detectives 2007
Sea World Eye 2006
The Plunge 2005
Shark Bay 2004
Dugong Discovery 2004
Planet S.O.S. 2003
Polar Bear Shores 2000
Sesame Street Beach 1999
Dolphin Cove 1996
Bermuda Triangle 1994
Sky High Skyway 1994
Sea World Monorail System 1986
Carousel 1981
Pirate Ship 1981
Viking's Revenge Flume Ride 1979
Sea World Train 1975
Waterski Wipeout 1958
Future Rides & Attractions
Unknown Hippopotamus Attraction 2009
Defunct Rides & Attractions
Bumper Boats 1980 - 1987
Lassiter's Lost Mine 1988 - 1993
Adventure Island & Adventure Island Ferry 1996
Shark Encounter 2001
Reef Discovery 2001 - 2004
Quest for the Golden Seal 1996 - 2007

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Polar Bear Shores: Kanook Memories
30 June 2004


Polar Bear Shores to
Kanook put to rest
Kanook faces death

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Kanook's Condition
Sea World’s Polar Bear