The Yellow River Estuary eco-tourism area is the key construction project in 2012 determined by Dongying Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government. The main project was completed by the end of November in 2013. It was designed in accordance with the national 5A-level standard and the planning area covered about 207,000m2. The main parts include the comprehensive visitor service center and ecological parking lot. The whole building adopts the soil compaction process and the exterior wall is in the texture of vicissitudes.
The visitor service center consists of three parts: the area of the first building is 4,420m2, mainly for ticket sales and bus waiting, business and multimedia display; the second building covers an area of 4,408m2, mainly including guest reception and staff restaurant; the area of the third building is 3,516m2, it is a bird museum based on science popularization and education. In building 1, there is the Yellow River Estuary photography art exhibition, showing the wetland culture of Yellow River Estuary and feel the wetland scenery.
Yellow River Estuary eco-tourism area makes full use of the sound, light, videos and other forms and means to show the wetland style, spread wetland culture, enhance environmental awareness, vigorously carry out publicity and education, ecological protection to make effective interaction and exchange with the outer world, so as to better serve the guests and community.