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Ocean World Adventure Park

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Ocean World Adventure Park, is the most complete entertainment complex of the Dominican Republic, located in Cofresi Beach,just 3 miles west from the town of Puerto Plata. Ocean World Adventure park is the most advanced interactive marine park of...more
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Calle Principal # 3 | Cofresi, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed yesterday

We went there while on a cruise stop and found it to be a great park. The shows are excellent and the park is beautifully kept. If you find yourself in Puertpm Plata for a day, you can’t go wrong here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WVSCUBAMike
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you look at the advertisement it sounds like great place to visit but is not really for how much you pay. Show are only for 10 minutes the most. Buffet Lunch is bad burger. hot dog or 2 small piece of chicken, also you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We (Husband, daughter and I) experienced as part of a shore excursion through Carnival. Short 15 minute bus ride from Amber Cove port to Ocean World. Dolphin Encounter very organized and all participants do get direct interaction. Photographers take multiple photos from the very close...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I, two ladies of 70 years, had day passes to Ocean World and swam with the dolphins. We enjoyed everything we did, found the staff hospitable and helpful,and the animals delightful. We both wanted to particularly recognize the skill of Pedro and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and son enjoyed everything - the shows, the animal exhibits and most of all the swim with the well-trained dolphins.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EEM88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went and although it was small it was fun and educational. The food there was amazing but you pay extra for it. 20 bucks for a framed pic with one of the dolphins( who was quite friendly and even pretended to "sneeze").

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ILoveBoston2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and did an excursion from our cruise ship here. We booked the VIP dolphin swim and ocean world day pass. Expecting just to be in the water with the dolphins for a little bit and then walking around the park, we were blown...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brittni V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable day with ocean world activities. Dolphins, sharks, Seals, birds. shows daily interacting with animals and customers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this as a family of four. Myself and daughter (18 Years old) participated in the sea lion encounter. Very informative and neat to be that close to a 2000 pound creature. He swam up-to our legs, lied on our lap. We got to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cookalamunga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had always wanted to do the dolphin encounter or swim with the dolphins, so we booked the excursion. It was organized and a really good time was had by all. My wife Laura so very much had a great time and a video...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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sdcoombs0523
February 10, 2019|
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Response from kim n | Reviewed this property |
That’s right - no jewelry.
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Qourtney R
January 20, 2019|
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Response from coocozza | Reviewed this property |
We had no problems at all in any area of the park using our cell phone cameras. We had a phone each for a total of 4 phones. No one said anything to us. Click away. Have fun
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January 7, 2019|
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Response from Dailynews2010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I can't remember either. I'll next time I go I'll make it a point to write down the names. Keith
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Matt1
Los Angeles, California
Taxi, Laundry and cab fares (2 Replies)
Taxi, Laundry and cab fares Is there a taxi stand close to Hacienda Beach resort and Spa? Is there a laundry place close to Hacienda? What will be taxi fares to the following places from Hacienda? cable car ,Open market, Haitian Village, Ocean World Adventure Park and Sosua . What is Bravissimo Show? I heard you can hire local taxi for a day for $25. Is that true? Appreciate feed back.
July 30, 2010|
Response fromB0bK|
I don't know about laundry service but cabs are more expensive then you are thinking. To Puerto plata (cable car, hatian village, open market etc) all will be about $15-20 each way. To sosua about $35. To hire the cab for the day will depend somewhat on where you are going, but plan on $100-150 a day. For some of your local trips you might consider a gua-gua (local van) or publico (public taxi wiht up to 7 passangers) at about $1 a trip. BObK
pearson27
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Ocean World Adventure Park (2 Replies)
is this the only place to swim with dolphins or is there a more natural place? my fiance doesnt really want to see them in small cages/pools and would like to see dolphins in there natural habitat. also we are staying at the ambar hotel in punta cana - she read a review saying there is a monkey near the pool but people shout at it - is it looked after? thanks
November 08, 2012|
Response fromflipflop_man|
Hi As far as I am aware all the dolphin swims in PC are captive swims. Even if they are in the larger pools they are still in captivity and not free When we were in PC recently we were lucky enough to see manta rays swim past our villa at Sanctuary Cap Cana on a couple of occasions and it was just amazing to see them in their natural habitat
Y4Travel
Canada
Is there anything to do in PC without a tour & paying $65+? (5 Replies)
Note: Not enough space in the Subject but I meant other than beaches and malls. Hello, So I have been researching things to do and see all over DR and it seems there are some interesting places to visit in PC. However, I feel so disappointed that none of those places can be visited by independent travelers without a tour. We will have a rental car and we are a family of four. Paying ridiculous amount of like $65 / pp is totally not what we want to do. Why PC is so commercialized? Even in...More
October 22, 2017|
Response fromBarriebrian2|
Mike's tours are $89-120.