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Manati Park Bavaro

Ctra. Manati, s/n, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
809-221-9444
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$35*
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47%
Ranked #14 of 23 Attractions in Punta Cana
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: This popular zoo is home to a wide variety an animals, birds and marine life.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
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Upstate N.Y.
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Swam with 2 dolphins and got kissed by a rather large sea lion! Was awesome! Saw an Indian ritual, monkeys, bird show and more! We had a man named Steven who was our guide throughout the entire time! He was the nicest man I think I have ever met! He truly loves his job and it shows! I will never... More

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We did a lot of the touristy things and this is the only one that I cannot recommend to anyone. It is overpriced. You get there early in the morning by bus; there is a LONG wait to get in; they take away all your water and food at the entrance; and they make you pose with animals, but won't... More

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Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We swam with the dolphins,fun experience but did not like that there was an audience watching us and our clothes and jewelry was in an unlocked locker room. we were stuck at the park for hours and there was alot of down time. Very hot and humid not much relief out there. VERY pushy vendors

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washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

While in punta cana book a day trip to manati park. Very reasonable entertainment for all ages.Something for everybody to enjoy . bird shows horse shows dolphin show also beautiful gardens many different animals birds to see.recreations of native villages. A fun ride in an open air shuttle to and from your resort. GO HAVE FUN.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I swam with the dolphins!!!! It was great! The park was small but with a lot of things to do and see.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A dream came true: a kiss from a dolphin and as a bonus another one from a sea lion. It is true that it is a little expensive but worth it. First you learn some moves and then you enter in water with dolphins and experience the moves. I was lucky to be in the last tour so I had... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The entire thing could have been done in about an hour if you walked slow. First they take away any drinks you have with you. What are you supposed to do to stay hydrated for the 5 hours you're stuck there? Next they pull you to the side and snap a couple pics with a parrot and let you hold... More

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Valparaiso, Chile
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The only nice thing about this park is the dolphin swiming. I think its overrated in a sense that the Saona Island trip was half price and muuuuuuuuuch better.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

like other reviewers I had a nasty experience buying tickets on the beach, but it seemed that the season was low and they tried their best to sell some tickets. The park itself is medium size with medium variety of the animals, but what I loved is the personal guide (I have tipped him well) one can get in the... More

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Derbyshire
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

when sold tickets at the hotel we where told that it was a large zoo with lovely animals and shows. As you walk in they remove any drinks that you have. Then they offer photos with you and a monkey and parrots. When you go to the taino village you are shown into huts that are shops you are then... More

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