• Be Live Mar: Ocean World Puerto Plata; Caribbean’s largest dolphinarium

    Ocean World Puerto Plata

    The Caribbean’s largest dolphinarium also has the title of being the largest in the world built by man. Nearly 50 million liters of water to watch and interact with marine life in full Caribbean. It is the Ocean World Puerto Plata.

    Actually, the water park is part of a huge complex that integrates all kinds of recreational activities, leisure and seamanship: Ocean World Marina. Animals zone, marine life, dolphins, casino, docking bay, restaurants, shops, disco…

    The Ocean World Adventure Park has become one of the most visited attractions in Dominican Republic, opened in 2004 and only a few kilometers away from the spectacular area of ​​Puerto Plata.

    Besides the dozen impressive waterfalls that adorn the landscape and contemplation of marine life in a spectacular recreation of the Caribbean funds; swim with dolphins, feed the stingrays or snorkel with sharks are some of the exciting experiences that maritime environment specialists suggest to all the visitors.

    But perhaps one of the most colorful activities we can do at the dolphinarium is the possibility to snorkel in a huge aquarium reef, where we can see the more representative fauna of the reefs in the area.

    Once outside the water, a huge tropical forest opens in front of us to get us into the most diverse flora and fauna, from the colorful Caribbean birds to the funniest Rhinoceros iguanas, not to mention the area of tigers, fantastic and majestic wild cats that cause admiration in all the visitors.

    CC Image: Flickr/Keirn

    Mar Santiago
    Mar Santiago
    She is a journalist and traveler, specialized in other cultures and countries in conflict. Mar has worked for major media networks as RNE, Diario16 Malaga and EFE.

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