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Address: Ctra. Manati, s/n, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Phone Number:
+1 809-221-9444
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Manati Park is a huge garden set in 80.000 m2 of typical caribbean flora...

Manati Park is a huge garden set in 80.000 m2 of typical caribbean flora and fauna. You will find more that 150 species of animals and plants in their natural habitat, will have the chance to touch different species as parrots, iguanas, snakes, dolphins, sea lions and so many others. Enjoy our 4 animal shows (Dolphins, Sea Lions, Parrots, Horses and don't forget that in Manati Park the ancestral Taino culture is relived, with its showy ritual dances and delicate handicrafts.

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Turisttrap but an OK experience

Went there with my 2 boys (age 3 & 6) and was plensently surprised by a small but interresting park. Yes everybody there wants your money, but put yourself in there shoes for a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Uffe C
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Varde, Denmark
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The price was cheap and it allowed me to buy a lot of recuerdos got my friends and family. The staff was so informative on la historia y cultura. I enjoyed the mini shows and baying able to learn more about their culture.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were warned not to go on this trip because the animals were not cared for ? We saw no evidence of this the park was spotless and the animals looked very well cared for . Some of my family swam with dolphins and it was amazing to watch ! The trainers were so dedicated to the dolphins and the... More 

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Thank jayne r
Varde, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with my 2 boys (age 3 & 6) and was plensently surprised by a small but interresting park. Yes everybody there wants your money, but put yourself in there shoes for a second (families to provide for at home) I chatted a bit with some of the less aggressive vendors and actually bought a few items and even... More 

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Thank Uffe C
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved, loved this park. Booked prior to travel for ourselves, son his wife and our three grandchildren. Was concern when we arrived as we were looking at 4 hrs prior to pick up but no idle time. Did not swim with the dolphins but attended the show where our grandson was selected to swim and interact with them. This is... More 

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Manati_Park, Community Manager at Manati Park Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Debbie; Such a pleasant feeling we have as we read about your experience. Thank you for joining us. We are happy to know you and your family, specially your grandson had a memorable time at our park. We hope that in a future you join us for more adventures. More 

Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was okay ...Great if you love birds . Hard to stay there fro.1230 to 5 when you have small children.

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Thank sanaka0912
NYC
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time at this Park, last time was 12 years ago. We travel to Punta Cana every year and love the city and its people. And here comes the big HOWEVER. This time the visit to Manati Park was terrible in several ways. First, they size you up the second you get off the bus/car to see... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will begin by saying we are a family of 4. Mom, dad and 3 & 2 yr old boys. This was a great interactive animal park where you got to touch various animals. We paid $20 to get a picture taken with the Dolphin. The rest of the park we were able to use our own camera to take... More 

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Thank Rosemarie S
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading online reviews about Manati Park, I was a little apprehensive in going. I am glad I stuck with my gut and went. We had our own dedicated tour guide and he was fantastic! (Antonio Banderas) This Zoo showcased an excellent dolphin and Sealion show. We got to have a kiss from the sea lion, for free. The do... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Manatee Park on a recent trip to Punta Cana and despite a lot of other reviews, found it quite nice. It is a small park with friendly staff that pays extra attention to you. We did the dolphin swim and were so glad we did! It was amazing, the dolphins are so gentle. The shows are fun also.... More 

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Zebulon, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shuttle never arrived to our hotel lobby and we had confirmed with the park itself. We had to dish out $20 for a 10 minute taxi ride to make sure we got there in time for the Dolphin & seal show which was great. But that's where it ends. We wanted to just walk around and enjoy the scenery... More 

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