Manati Park Bavaro, Punta Cana
(2/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Take a boat out to shallow sandbars that are abundantly populated by rays at aptly named Manati Park Bavaro. (You'll be briefed on how to interact properly with creatures.) Thought to have been originally attracted to the sand bars by fisherman gutting and cleaning their fish, the stingrays still congregate here, though the fisherman have been replaced by tourists who are ready to feed them squid. Don your snorkel and you'll be able to pet, feed, and observe the stingrays as they move around the water. Make Manati Park Bavaro a part of your Punta Cana vacation plans using our Punta Cana itinerary maker.
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  • Were there the second time (first time in 2008, 2011) is very cute with a nice Zoo kostjumirovannym shows and interesting Dolphinarium. Interesting show parrots. The only downside of the whole program if you buy tickets from tour guide, lasts longer than 4:00 and the kids get tired.
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  • Manati Park I visited a second time, and again I was convinced that the visit of the Park gave me a lot of joy and their knowledge of the Dolphin body rides and tribal people when they showed excellent performances of their dances. Celym Park, accompanied by us officials and explain how that critters living where they are, and all the details about animals and things that we saw. The highlight for me was swimming with the delfinami that was very well organized and amazingly. Document it on a CD that I have purchased from them when you leave. During a tour of the Park occasionally took pictures of a professional photographer and I also had the opportunity to photograph in my choice to purchase. I very much appreciate that beautiful color vyletny open the bus went from campus a few times a day and sleep for free there and the Palladium. When do I have the option to be sure you visit the Park to give Manati. Thank you for the wonderful experiences.
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  • This activity was included in swimming with the dolphins, a lot of birds and parrots, allow the camera, because on-site here are pictures, print, zero quality and the price hurts. The show with Orcas and dolphins shock a little, not a lot of room to evolve and the animals seem hurt, little doubt about their condition of life! The other shows coming to fill the glance. It takes about a day. Transport a little.. .very long.. we stop at all hotels alentours.petit backpack, drinks and snack to be expected because prices are quite exaggerated.
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  • Enjoyed every bit of it and very friendly staff. Our escort was good too. Only down side you can't take pics with the performers only with the park photographer and that was pricy
  • Worth to take this excursion. Good shows for adults and kids. Be aware that you will be asked for tips during the excursion. We were four (2 adults + 2 kids) and paid $35 x 2 adults. Kids free. I recommend to take the excursion in the morning, until 1pm. So you can enjoy the rest of the day in the resort. Enjoyong the dolphins show is included but taking pictures with the dolphins is expensive. I don't think it worth unless you are too fan of dolphins. Be aware the personnel who is waiting for you in the entrance and guiding you very friendly during the initial part of the tour will try to sell you products later.
  • So hot there, every employee ask for money,and very expensive.
  • Hated it. Cheapest swim with dolphins they had is $125 per person. It is advertised as 30 mins interaction. None of that is true. You will be about 10 minutes max in the small pool with 4-5 other couples and 2 animals. All swimming by dolphins next to you is done with only one purpose - make a nice picture of you with the animal. And guess what, in the end you'll have to give them $70 per couple for those photos (DVD). No option to buy one or few. It's give us $70 or go away. FOR $250 AND 10 MINUTES OF THAT "SWIM" YOU COULD AT LEAST HAVE SOME DECENCY FOR ONE "FREE PHOTO". CHEAP BASTARDS!!!!!!
  • Exploiting animals for profit. Everything is overpriced.