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Address: Ctra. Manati, s/n, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809-221-9444
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This popular zoo is home to a wide variety an animals, birds and marine...
This popular zoo is home to a wide variety an animals, birds and marine life.
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Manati Park with Optional Dolphin Swim
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Its Sad to see the condition the dolphins were in. Its lixe a zoo with the option to "swim with dauphins" in all actuality you get ina saltwater pool and a dolphin swims up to u... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We paid $110 dollars per person to visit the park and swim with dolphins. We set off at 8pm on the manati park bus from our lobby. The bus in my opinion was unsafe and I felt like I needed a new spine upon arrival at manati park. We then got our tickets out and our 5 year old was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My family really enjoyed this attraction. I recommend people invest money in going, because it's a once and a lifetime experience.

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Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love the show. swim with the sea lions and all the greta pictures of it , the best one a sea lion gave me a kiss and they took a picture of it and it came out great, Great memories wish i will keep forever. Highly reccomended.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

People please don't waste your money on this. These type of animal parks make me so sad. There is no propper care for the animals. We even had to point out to a care taker that one of the animals in the park was dead and another one looked sick. The dead one was taken out of the cage and... More 

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Burntwood, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We felt the animals were not kept well, one man threw stones at the crocodile just so one lady could get a photo and he worked there!!! The place is over run with local sellers which completely ruins the day they are far too aggressive in their approach to get you to buy something. The guinea pigs particularly upset me,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Its Sad to see the condition the dolphins were in. Its lixe a zoo with the option to "swim with dauphins" in all actuality you get ina saltwater pool and a dolphin swims up to u and kisses your cheek. A tad expensive for pictures

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited this park for the afternoon in April, After being advised the wrong bus time so we missed the dolphin show (which was the main point in going) we werent off to the best start. It is quite a small park, the girls at the entrance were rude but our guide was brilliant. He took us all around the... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This excursion from our resort was more than six hours(8:15AM pickup and drop-off at 2:30PM). We felt that this is very long. All the shows are done by 12:30PM and there is no need for the Manati staff to lock its guests until 2PM without dispatching the shuttles. The park is small Three hours will be more than sufficient to... More 

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Swin with the Dolphins was so much fun, we had a private guide to the pack he calls himself Antino Bandarres,what a sweetheart!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My children was so happy to enjoy swimming with dolphins. Amazing place, friendly and kind staff. We had a lot of fun

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Address: Address: Ctra. Manati, s/n, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809-221-9444
Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  La Altagracia Province  >  Punta Cana

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