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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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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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a lovely day out seeing the animals, watching the shows and feeding the animals. I also swam with the dolphins which was brilliant! A really enjoyful day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

liked the dolphin show, sea lion show, cultural dance/show, horse show, and animals. didn't like how people begged and kept bugging you to buy things

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Linden, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The excursion company who booked us for a Swim with The dolphins completely lied to us about the trip to Manati Park. They promised a half hour individual time with the dolphins. instead you get ten minutes with about forty other people in the pool. The promised free photos and video turned out to be ten photos costing $45.00. Shame... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The zoo was just ok, but the dolphin / sea lions show is the big attraction, even if takes around 15 mins total.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Excellent the service and the tours , we choose the Radikal wow , snorkeling and Dolphin Encounter, I bring my snorkel mask, they have lockers very safe, the captain so terrific with the boat 90 miles and turns 360 degrees ! then get inside water the floor takes a lot but gets out. they make the pick up to the... More 

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