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“Head for The Beach Instead & Do Snorkeling”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Manila Ocean Park

Manila Ocean Park
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Manila and Makati Tour: American Cemetery, Intramuros and Manila Ocean Park...
Ranked #13 of 130 things to do in Manila
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: From a spectacular marine themed park, Manila Ocean Park has finally evolved into Metro's Holiday Destination where everything is all about Life and Living.An array of exciting attractions, enticing view of the bay, enriching marine life exhibits, entertaining dining and lifestyle shapes to mold into an integrated resort destination. Manila Ocean Park is proud to have a marine-themed park in the country that houses Life of the best of both under and over the sea!
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Mandaluyong, Philippines
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Head for The Beach Instead & Do Snorkeling”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

The building exterior looking from the distance look like some cockpit arena. Some serious design and aesthetic issues and definitely you would not appreciate if you had been to Singapore and Bangkok version. Why do we always have to settle for less and inferior version?So I say forget about this instant under the sea attraction and head to the beach instead and some snorkeling.

Visited January 2012
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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Nothing Special”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

It may be novel for the Philippines, but not for the rest of us. OK if you have kids I suppose. I wont be returning as there are better tings to do around Manila.

Visited May 2012
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Makati, Philippines
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28 attraction reviews
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“An Attraction in Metro Manila”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Great place for kids and adults alike.

Spend hours at the Oceanarium which features a lot fishes and other sea creatures. Opt to experience Snow and greet penguins in the trails of antartica. You may also do a food tripping session at Makansutra and see the light show at night.

Visited October 2012
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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
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“Family Adventure”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

this place is cool.. my family and i enjoyed the tour especially for the kids.. it gave us a sense of relaxation and fun.

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“Overpriced and already decaying”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

A lot of people mention the overcrowding but I went during the summertime and not many people were there. No problem buying tickets but once we got tickets were totally confused. No signage pointing where to go. Also, from our hotel, we apparently approached the park from the backside. Was so shocked at the amount of litter and abandoned everything there was. Lots of old cars, buildings, etc just laying around. This is apparently one of the latest and greatest of Manila's attractions but I just saw the rundown surroundings and it made me think differently. This area is supposed to be well kept as it is also next to Rizal Park. However, the steps leading up to the actual Ocean Park were littered with garbage and combined with the rain earlier that day, also smelled awful.

Visited July 2012
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