Jul 12, 2022
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Snorkeling opportunities, dolphin shows, and a beach full of lounge chairs all contribute to Ocean World Adventure Park’s standing as a top family attraction in the Dominican Republic. The park is prime for kids during the day and transforms into a casino after dark, complete with a restaurant, slot games, a disco floor, and a Vegas-style show, offering parent-friendly nightlife with Caribbean flair.
Live the very best experiences by visiting sites that leave you with lasting memories and appreciation and of course, dazzling pictures of special places like those Puerto Plata offers.
Ocean World is the largest amusement park in the entire Caribbean where the world’s largest man-made dolphin habitat extends and is an attraction not to be missed during your vacation at the Puerto Plata Resorts.
Ocean World visitors with the Day Pass will have the opportunity to swim in the fish aquarium, while entering a tropical forest they will be able to feed exotic birds, observe the iguanas, Pirate Pool, will have access to the dolphin beach, beach chairs included, lunch and much more!
ALL ABOUT OCEAN WORLD ADVENTURE PARK
A day pass to Ocean World Adventure Park is a good value for a day of fun, granting access to most of the park’s major attractions and activities, including Dolphin Beach, a freshwater pool, and the Tropical Reef Aquarium, in addition to a buffet-style lunch. Daily sea lion and dolphin shows entertain, while the tropical bird exhibit and iguana habitat spotlight animal species native to the tropical rainforest. For those who want to play after dark, the Bravissimo show offers a live performance with unlimited drinks and optional dinner followed by casino games and a disco party. Dinner show packages are available, as are day trip tours (See all Tours) from Santo Domingo.
HOW TO GET TO OCEAN WORLD ADVENTURE PARK
Ocean World Adventure Park is set three miles (five kilometers) west of Puerto Plata on the Dominican Republic's north coast, about a 30-minute drive from Gregorio Luperon International Airport. Most tours include hotel pickup and drop-off from the Puerto Plata area, although hotels farther out can incur additional fees. Those who wish to arrive and leave on their own schedule can travel by private vehicle or taxi.
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO TO OCEAN WORLD ADVENTURE PARK
Programs often sell out, so it’s best to guarantee entrance by booking ahead.
Be sure to bring a bathing suit, towel, sun protection, and spending cash.
The site features changing rooms and shower, and fee-based lockers are available.
All facilities are wheelchair accessible, and wheelchairs are available for visitor use with advance notice.
Flip-flops and shorts are not permitted at the Bravissimo Show.
Kids are allowed at the Bravissimo show, but visitors must be 18 or older to enter the casino or disco.
Ocean World Adventure Park offers the chance to swim with dolphins, sea lions, and sharks for an additional fee. Prices start at $79, and reservations for these interactive programs are required.
When to Get There
Ocean World Adventure Park is open Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30am to 5:30pm. The Bravissimo Show runs on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 9pm.
OCEAN WORLD ADVENTURE PARK - PRICE
DOLPHINS AT OCEAN WORLD ADVENTURE PARK
Ocean World Adventure Park boasts the largest man-made dolphin habitat in the world, currently home to 15 Atlantic bottlenose dolphins from Cuba and Honduras. They each eat up to 26 pounds of fish per day.
VIP DOLPHIN SWIM ADVENTURE
Swim up close and personal with 2 playful dolphins in this VIP adventure. Your experience begins with a brief lecture to learn about these wonderful sea creatures.
Then hop on to receive a kiss, a hug and enjoy an amazing ride through the lagoon on top of a boogie board, amazing memories to last forever. During your visit snorkel in a coral reef aquarium, feed lovebirds and enjoy a handful of activities at no additional cost. BUY TICKETS
ADULTS: 13 + YEARS OLD - US$ 240
CHILDREN: 6 - 12 YEARS OLD - US$ 190
DOLPHIN SWIM 30 MIN
30 Minutes program.
Discover the unique opportunity to be up close to this wonderful marine mammal, kissing, hugging, dancing and feeding a Dolphin.
A moment that will last for a lifetime. BUY TICKETS
ADULTS: 13 + YEARS OLD - US$ 189
CHILDREN: 6 - 12 YEARS OLD - US$ 144
DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER 30 MIN
The best family activity at Ocean World is the Dolphin Encounter, which offers close contact with dolphin in waist deep water, touching, kissing, dancing, feeding and playing with this gentle mammal.
An interaction that is fun and educational, ideal for non swimmers and families with young kids. BUY TICKETS
ADULTS: 13 + YEARS OLD - US$ 120
CHILDREN: 6 - 12 YEARS OLD - US$ 99
SEA LION ENCOUNTER 30 MIN
A fun program designed to let you meet the clown of the sea, the Patagonian Sea Lion.
Meet them up close, in our interaction pool, where guests are provided with an opportunity to touch, feed, pet and play with these wonderful animals.
Get a kiss, a hug and tons of memories to last forever. BUY TICKETS
ADULTS: 13 + YEARS OLD - US$ 110
CHILDREN: 6 - 12 YEARS OLD - US$ 110
SHARK ENCOUNTER & SWIM 30 MIN
During your vacations in Puerto Plata, challenge your fears swimming with sharks at Ocean World.
A program designed for those who say, “only action is satisfaction" or "no risk no fun” the Sharks encounter is most definitely for you.
These sharks have been trained to be safely fed and handled by humans. BUY TICKETS
ADULTS: 13 + YEARS OLD - US$ 110
CHILDREN: 6 - 12 YEARS OLD - US$ 110
OCEAN WORLD NIGHT LIFE - ACTIVITIES
OCEAN WORLD TERRACE
With an indescribable view of the Atlantic Ocean, the Ocean World Terrace offers a great option of entertaining.
If you want to watch the most beautiful sunset in company of an excellent wine this is the place to do so, but if you are also looking to stay longer and enjoy the Ocean World nightlife, the music, snacks menu and great prices can make you feel at home.
Ocean World Terrace has the largest variety of beverage bottles of all ranges in Puerto Plata, from elegant champagne to traditional Rum. We have a great space designed just for you and where you can also watch any sports game of the season
The Ocean World Terrace is the ideal place for locals and tourists visiting Puerto Plata to interact and enjoy a great atmosphere in comfortable terraces overlooking the Marina that makes it the best place to share with family and friends.
Open daily from 8:00 AM.
ENJOY PUERTO PLATA’S NIGHT LIFE
International Airport Gregorio Luperon
Only 30 minutes from Ocean World is the International Airport Gregorio Luperon, is a major air terminals Tourism of the Dominican Republic with a track of 3.081 meters long x 46 meters wide, capable of receiving body aircraft wide, including B-747 and A-340. The passenger terminal is 27.075 meters square, with capacity to handle 1,200 passengers per hour. It is located in La Union town of Sosua 15 minutes from the city of Puerto Plata, 10 minutes from Sosua and approximately 25 minutes from Cabarete. The airport provides access to an unforgettable travel experience, which has become the second to receive greater flow of tourists coming to the Dominican Republic.
Facilities and Services
2 VIP Lounges
Flight Information Screens
Public telephone services
Baggage Protection Services
Restaurants and fast food
Free Luggage Carts
Currency exchange services
CUTE System for Airlines
Bathrooms family and for handicapped
Tour operators Desk services
Taxi: The taxi services from the International Airport Gregorio Luperon to Ocean World is available for a fixed price of $45. The union of taxi approved by the Ministry of Tourism to operate at the airport is SICHOGLU Tel: 809-586-0380/809-571-3097
THE BEST TOURS, PUERTO PLATA
WHERE TO EAT, PUERTO PLATA
NEAR TO OCEAN WORLD ADVENTURE PARK
You are in the center of the city where the places of interest are close and you can get there by crossing a corner, enjoy every moment with your family or your partner, show your photos to your friends of our beautiful Puerto Plata.
WHERE TO STAY, PUERTO PLATA
Choosing where to stay in Puerto Plata is very simple, if you are looking for 3 to 5 star hotels they are available for you, if you are looking for comfortable and safe cheap hotels you will also find them, we will leave you a list of 5 star hotels and cheap hotels so that you can make the right decision .
Where to Stay in Puerto Plata
We recommend these resorts around Puerto Plata for the best experience, regardless of your budget:
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort : Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort is a hotel complex located in Cofresi Beach, at 30 minutes from the International airport (POP). This Complex features a variety of accommodations: Superior, Jr. Suites, apartments; penthouses, Villas, a big selection of restaurants and bars.
BLUEBAY Villas Doradas : Blue Bay is an 18-plus all-inclusive resort perfect for couples and groups of friends. Guests enjoy the use of a private beach, with all necessary amenities provided for a day on the sand from seating to shade.
Barcelo Puerto Plata : This breathtaking hotel is located right on the magnificent “Playa Dorada” with golden sand and crystal water, which offers the tourist a true Caribbean ambiance. Surrounded by an 18 holes golf court designed by Robert Trent Jones. 15 minutes (18 km) from International Puerto Plata Airport, 10 Minutes (5 km) from Puerto Plata’s Downtown.
Senator Puerto Plata Spa Resort : Senator Puerto Plata Spa Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a Premium “All Inclusive vacation” experience. This adult oriented resort combines luxury and sophistication. . It also features large pools and extensive gardens, making it the perfect paradise to relax and enjoy unforgettable moments.
Playa Bachata Spa Resort : Playabachata Spa Resort is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing holiday. At the foot of a coral beach, with stunning mountain views and surrounded by a tropical garden.
Hotel Iberostar Costa Dorada : Located in the majestic beach of Costa Dorada, only 25 minutes from the International Airport Gregorio Luperon, surrounded by lush tropical gardens with fountains of colorful fishes and turtles.
VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort : Accented with rich colors and an exquisite mix of Victorian and Caribbean architecture, the VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort offers a savvy all-inclusive choice in Puerto Plata. Consisting of 506 spacious guest rooms and suites, this first-class resort sets the tone for any occasion offering a wealth of onsite amenities and activities.
Emotions By Hodelpa Playa Dorada : This five-star resort offers mid-range prices and all-inclusive plans. Breakfast is included for all guests, and the resort has pool and beach access, snorkeling, entertainment, a kids’ club, and spa.
Viva Wyndham V Heavens – All-Inclusive Resort : This adults-only all-inclusive is a favorite for those looking for a low-key, relaxing tropical getaway.