National Geographic opens Hengqin facility

National Geographic opened its first “National Geographic Ultimate Explorer” family entertainment facility in the southern China region in Hengqin’s Novotown on Monday.
The facility aims to attract younger fans and prepare them to be the next generation of scientists, engineers, astronauts and oceanographers, among other professions.
Geared primarily towards kids aged 6-12 and their families, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer aims to inspire youth to go further and explore the world around them, according to a press release from the company.
Spanning over 4,500 square meters, the facility offers around 15 diverse experiences that take families from the far reaches of space to the deepest depths of the ocean.
Novotown is a multi-phase project located in the heart of Hengqin, within a five-minute driving distance from the Hengqin Port. Its phase one development includes Lionsgate Entertainment World, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer, a multi-purpose performance hall, wedding ceremony venue, Hyatt Regency Hotel as well as concept retail and dining, etc. Phase II will be headlined by Real Madrid World, a Ducati themed motorcycle experience center, and ILA Hengqin with Harrow International. AL

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