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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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I took my 12 year old son to swim with the dolphins. We had been at Manati Park for about an hour & he looked at me and said "this is the best day of my life". That made the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is an animal park, where the main attractions are the dolphin show, birds and horses. In addition to the arrival you are allocated a guide to take you on the full tour of the facilities. A time to concliidos shows you can take pictures with various animals such as parrots, iguanas, monkeys, horses. (here you need to tip the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I took my 12 year old son to swim with the dolphins. We had been at Manati Park for about an hour & he looked at me and said "this is the best day of my life". That made the entire trip to the Dominican worth it! They do try to sell you everything from pictures to art to t-shirts... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The only reason we went here was to swim with dolphins and you got 15 mins in the water with them and it was such a small pool. I will go back to dolphin explorer if I ever do this again not worth the money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

wonderful place, so colorful and cheering I could life there among the that beautiful surroundings. will visit again oon my next trip

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is nice for a short outing. We went in the afternoon and were back by evening (about 4 hours). We did not do the dolphin swim. We had a vendor from one of the shops there, show us around the park. We ended up buying some souvenirs from her shop, but though that it was worth for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been to DR over 10 times, and even if I stay at different parts of the Island (from Santo Domingo to Los Limones in Samana) I always have to spend a day at Bavaro, Punta Cana. you get the true luxury feeling and atmosphere of the Dominican Republic. The food is great, the people and other tourists are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

As the most tours in Punta Cana, you buy it at the beach with a representative sale, in our case he presented himself as "Cacá Moreno" for Brazilians. The guy is very honest, as part of his job he will try to sell to swim with dolphin in the sea, which is very expansive and get more expensive according the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I agree with many of the reviewers who noted that guests at this attraction are pestered by people trying to sell them practically anything not nailed down (in fact I'm sure everything, EVERYTHING, was for sale). Yes, the photos were overpriced; yes they didn't allow you to bring your own food or drinks - even water - into the park;... More 

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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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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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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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