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    Ocean World Day Pass & Dominican Experience

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 hrs

    Boasting one of the largest man-made dolphin habitats in the world, Ocean World is a must-see attraction for everyone cruising Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Day Pass visitors have the opportunity to snorkel in a Tropical Reef Aquarium (Minimum height 115 cm/ 45”), learn about marine mammals, feed exotic tropical birds, walk through a tropical rain forest, and observe dolphin, sea lion and tropical bird shows. Guests will also have a free access to the dolphin beach and the fresh water oasis located at the Pirate’s Pool!


    This tour also includes a hearty Dominican buffet lunch with mouthwatering typical dishes and allow to Immerse in the rich Dominican culture tasting handmade chocolate, prepared live by locals and observing skill woodcarving artisans on the go. Appreciate the expertise involved in cigar rolling and learn a few steps of Merengue and Bachata or sit back and admire a professional presentation with our folkloric ballet.


    Before you go, visit the Dominican Corner, the ideal spot for shopping local souvenirs. Photos, videos and drinks are available at an additional cost.


    At an additional fee get an unlimited water park pass for the day using Water Slides & Aquatic Games in the beach area (Minimum height required 122 cm / 48”).


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring bathing suit, towel, sun block and additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Beach chairs and umbrellas available on a first come basis. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available. Towels are for rent.
    • Adult from: $69.00 USD
    • Child from: $59.00 USD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
    • Meal
    • Accessibility
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    Dolphin Encounter & Ocean World Adventure

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    After a short ride from Taino Bay, get ready to enjoy the best family activity at Ocean World, the Dolphin Encounter, which offers close contact with dolphins in waist deep water, kissing, feeding and playing with these gentle mammals. This 20- minute interaction is fun and educational, ideal for non-swimmers and families with young kids.


    This tour features additional activities including: • Snorkeling with hundreds of fish in the tropical reef aquarium (Minimum height 115 cm/ 45”).
    • Swim at the dolphin beach and relax at the Pirate’s Pool.
    • Visit to the rain forest.
    • Encounter, feed and take pictures with macaws, toucans and love birds.


    Dolphin, sea lion and bird shows are presented several times a day, guests may take advantage of these shows according to their time availability and preference.


    Photos, videos and local souvenirs are available at the gift shop and the photo lab at an additional cost.


    The park also features bars and a restaurant with a variety of food selections including Dominican typical dishes. Buffet lunch and other menu options to choose from are at an extra fee.


    At an additional cost get an unlimited water park pass for the day using Water Slides & Aquatic Games in the beach area (Minimum height required 122 cm / 48”).


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring bathing suit, towel, sun block and additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $149.00 USD
    • Child from: $149.00 USD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Family Recommended
    • Accessibility
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    Dolphin Swim & Ocean World Adventure

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience in this 20- minute program in deep water, hugging, kissing, dancing, feeding, and swimming with dolphins. The highlight of the swim is the foot push with a boogie board.


    This tour features additional activities including: • Snorkeling with hundreds of fish in the tropical reef aquarium (Minimum height 115 cm/ 45”).
    • Swim at the dolphin beach and relax at the Pirate’s Pool.
    • Visit to the rain forest.
    • Encounter, feed and take pictures with macaws, toucans and love birds.


    Dolphin, sea lion and bird shows are presented several times a day, guests may take advantage of these shows according to their time availability and preference.


    Photos, videos and local souvenirs are available at the gift shop and the photo lab at an additional cost.


    The park also features bars and a restaurant with a variety of food selections including Dominican typical dishes. Buffet lunch and other menu options to choose from are at an extra fee.


    At an additional cost get an unlimited water park pass for the day using Water Slides & Aquatic Games in the beach area (Minimum height required 122 cm / 48”).


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring bathing suit, towel, sun block and additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. A prior shower is required. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. Child minimum height is 45 inches (115 cm). Participants must be able to swim and must use lifejackets (provided). No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $249.00 USD
    • Child from: $249.00 USD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Family Recommended
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    Sea Lion Encounter & Ocean World Adventure

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    Meet them up close, in our interaction pool, where you will have an opportunity to touch, feed, pet and play with these wonderful animals. Get a kiss, a hug and tons of memories to last forever.


    This tour features additional activities including: • Snorkeling with hundreds of fish in the tropical reef aquarium (Minimum height 115 cm/ 45”).
    • Swim at the dolphin beach and relax at the Pirate’s Pool.
    • Visit to the rain forest.
    • Encounter, feed and take pictures with macaws, toucans and love birds.


    Dolphin, sea lion and bird shows are presented several times a day, guests may take advantage of these shows according to their time availability and preference.


    Photos, videos and local souvenirs are available at the gift shop and the photo lab at an additional cost.


    The park also features bars and a restaurant with a variety of food selections including Dominican typical dishes. Buffet lunch and other menu options to choose from are at an extra fee.


    At an additional cost get an unlimited water park pass for the day using Water Slides & Aquatic Games in the beach area (Minimum height required 122 cm / 48”).


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring bathing suit, towel, sun block and additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. A prior shower is required. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. Child minimum height is 45 inches (115 cm). Participants must be able to swim and must use lifejackets (provided). No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $159.00 USD
    • Child from: $159.00 USD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Family Recommended
    • Age
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    Shark Encounter & Ocean World Adventure

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience with our sharks who have been trained to be safely fed and interact with humans. This is without a doubt a snorkeling experience you will never forget.


    This tour features additional activities including: • Snorkeling with hundreds of fish in the tropical reef aquarium (Minimum height 115 cm/ 45”).
    • Swim at the dolphin beach and relax at the Pirate’s Pool.
    • Visit to the rain forest.
    • Encounter, feed and take pictures with macaws, toucans and love birds.


    Dolphin, sea lion and bird shows are presented several times a day, guests may take advantage of these shows according to their time availability and preference.


    Photos, videos and local souvenirs are available at the gift shop and the photo lab at an additional cost.


    The park also features bars and a restaurant with a variety of food selections including Dominican typical dishes. Buffet lunch and other menu options to choose from are at an extra fee.


    At an additional cost get an unlimited water park pass for the day using Water Slides & Aquatic Games in the beach area (Minimum height required 122 cm / 48”).


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring bathing suit, towel, sun block and additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. A prior shower is required. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. Child minimum height is 45 inches (115 cm). Participants must be able to swim and must use lifejackets (provided). No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $159.00 USD
    • Child from: $159.00 USD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Accessibility
    • Age
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    Dolphin Encounter & Ocean World Adventure - (Shortened)

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    Interact with the friendly, highly intelligent dolphins at Ocean World and enjoy the marine park’s other attractions at your leisure. Few experiences are quite so memorable as wading out into the waist-deep water for an up-close encounter with the resident bottlenose dolphins. After a brief introduction describing their behavior and what to expect during your interaction, you will ease into the water to touch, feed and hug the dolphins, if you wish. As you will discover, these marine mammals are curious, sociable and love the attention. But the dolphin encounter is only one adventure at the marine park. You might also snorkel in the reef aquarium, take a refreshing swim in the sheltered waters just off the enclosed beach, watch a sea lion show, meander through the rainforest and feed macaws and toucans at the bird sanctuary.


    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Enjoy an up-close interaction with bottlenose dolphins in waist-deep water.
    • Spend hours enjoying the attractions at Ocean World, a dolphin habitat with plenty more.
    • Walk through the rainforest, watch marine animal shows and snorkel in a reef aquarium.


    Need to Know:

    Note:Bring additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $139.00 USD
    • Child from: $129.00 USD
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Age
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    Dolphin Swim & Ocean World Adventure - (Shortened)

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    Swim with bottlenose dolphins at Ocean World and explore the other attractions at the marine park as you please. After a brief introduction as how to maximize the experience, you will don a lifejacket and swim out into the dolphin habitat. The water is fairly deep so the charismatic dolphins can show off their acrobatic talents and ability to swim at remarkably high speeds. As you will notice, the dolphins’ curved mouths make them look like they’re constantly smiling. You might hug the dolphins, feed them fish or just watch them frolic. Plenty of time is also allotted to explore other areas of the park. To continue with the animal encounter theme, you might snap pictures with the tropical birds in the avian sanctuary and snorkel among the colorful fish in the reef aquarium. Other activities include taking a refreshing swim and relaxing around the freshwater pool.


    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Swim with bottlenose dolphins in water deep enough for them to really show off.
    • Spend hours enjoying the attractions at Ocean World, a dolphin habitat with plenty more.
    • Walk through the rainforest, watch marine animal shows and snorkel in a reef aquarium.


    Need to Know:

    Note:Bring additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. A prior shower is required. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. Child minimum height is 45 inches (115 cm). Participants must be able to swim and must use lifejackets (provided). No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $279.00 USD
    • Child from: $269.00 USD
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Age
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    Sea Lion Encounter & Ocean World Adventure - (Shortened)

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    Spend time poolside interacting with South American sea lions and follow up with other animal encounters at Ocean World, an outdoor marine park right on the sea. All you have to do is sit on the side of the pool with your legs in the water, and the sea lions will come to you. As you will discover, these large, short-haired mammals are agile, playful and bright. Chances are, the sea lions will waddle over on all four flippers, allowing you to pet and feed them fish. They might even encourage you to play ball, as they are skilled at bouncing beach balls off their noses. The males are the larger sea lions with lion-like manes running down their backs. In addition to this up-close encounter, you can enjoy the park’s other attractions, including the rainforest and bird sanctuary. You will also have time for a refreshing swim and to snorkel in the reef aquarium.


    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Interact with South American sea lions poolside and feed them if you wish.
  • Spend hours enjoying the attractions at Ocean World, a dolphin habitat with plenty more.
  • Walk through the rainforest, watch marine animal shows and snorkel in a reef aquarium.

    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. A prior shower is required. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. Child minimum height is 45 inches (115 cm). Participants must be able to swim and must use lifejackets (provided). No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $149.00 USD
    • Child from: $139.00 USD
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Age
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    VIP Dolphin Swim Adventure

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    Live the experience of a lifetime in this VIP tour featuring a 25-minute swim program up close and personal with dolphins combining educational and fun activities. Receive a kiss, a hug and enjoy being pushed by a dolphin to an impressive speed using a boogie board to create memories that last forever!


    This tour also features a list of VIP amenities including: • Welcome tropical drink at arrival
    • Assigned host during the day
    • Guided Discovery Tour at the park
    • Towels and lockers
    • Buffet lunch with one none alcoholic drink option
    • Separated lunch area
    • Waterslides. (Minimum height required 122 cm / 48”)


    Guests also take part in a handful of fun activities included at no additional cost: Snorkeling with hundreds of fish in the tropical reef aquarium. Minimum height 115 cm/ 45”.
    Swim at the dolphin beach and relax at the Pirate’s Pool
    Visit to the rain forest
    Encounter, feed and take pictures with macaws, toucans and love birds.


    Dolphin, sea lion and bird shows are presented several times a day, guests may take advantage of these shows according to their time availability and preference.


    Photos, videos and local souvenirs are available at the gift shop and the photo lab at an additional cost.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring bathing suit, towel, sun block and additional money for pictures, videos and souvenirs. Towels are available for rent. A prior shower is required. An 18 year or older adult must accompany children at all times. Minimum age to participate is 4 years old. Child minimum height is 45 inches (115 cm). Participants must be able to swim and must use lifejackets (provided). No pregnant women allowed. No jewelry on hands, neck and ears allowed to avoid harming the animal. No camera or glasses allowed in the water. Electric mobility equipment i.e. scooters not allow inside the premises. The park is wheelchair friendly with ramps. Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a friend or family member. Showers, restrooms and changing facilities are available.
    • Adult from: $279.00 USD
    • Child from: $279.00 USD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Family Recommended
    • Meal
    • Age
    • Height
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    Puerto Plata Dominican Experience

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    Immerse in the rich Dominican culture on a tour that combines history, scenic views, local music and an authentic Dominican cuisine experience.


    Enjoy a refreshing ‘Coco’ and be part of an unforgettable culinary experience by learning and taking home with you the practice of cooking like a true Dominican, preparing with your own hands a tasty typical snack. Then delight your palate and your belly with a delicious Dominican buffet lunch.


    End your tour with a spectacular DOMINICAN FIESTA with our folkloric ballet Bravissimo, performing traditional dance with local rhythms and teaching you some dancing moves of Merengue and Bachata, a very unique party filled with Dominican music, folklore and surprises.


    Need to Know:

    Note: • Drinks, photos and local souvenirs are available for purchase.
    • Light comfortable walking shoes are recommended for this tour.
    • Order of the activities can be alternated. Foldable wheelchairs are allowed, electric scooters are not.
    • Adult from: $189.00 USD
    • Child from: $189.00 USD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
    • Family Recommended
    • Meal
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    Coconut Cove Authentic Beach Break

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 5 hrs

    Explore the rugged back roads of the Dominican countryside on your way to a leisurely day on the beaches of Coconut Cove. Experience a 45-minute off-road adventure before arriving at your own personal beach oasis.


    Soak your feet in the warm blue ocean and take advantage of the kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkel equipment available for rent at Coconut Cove. Discover the tropical colors beneath the bay surface, navigating the waters of this shallow reef.

    Need to Know:

    Note: Not suitable for pregnant women or persons with neck or back conditions. Not wheelchair accessible. The beach is lined with rocky areas and cliffs. Food & beverage available for purchase. Bring a towel. Sun loungers and umbrellas are included. Fresh water showers available on the beach.
    • Adult from: $59.00 USD
    • Child from: $59.00 USD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
    • Family Recommended
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    Damajagua Waterfalls & Private Beach Getaway

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Duration 6 1/2 hrs

    It’s the perfect day for water-loving adventurers! From refreshing waterfalls to the warm Atlantic Ocean, the Aqua Thrill Seeker will satisfy your need to get wet. Hike through the rainforest to discover the famous Damajagua Falls, where you’ll jump, swim and slide down 7 cascades into the sparkling natural pools. Then head to La Casa en la Playa where you’ll spend even more time in the water with watersports such as kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkel gear (included). Then sit back, relax and soak up some Caribbean sun on the golden sands of our private beach, with amazing views for selfies and photo ops.

    Need to Know:

    Note: Guests must be a minimum of 8 years of age, maximum Weight 250 lbs./114 kg. No non-swimmers to enter the water. Not suitable for sufferers of respiratory problems, pregnant women or persons with neck or back conditions. Not wheelchair accessible. Guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate. Closed-toe secure footwear must be worn. Signed release required. Buffet lunch and Caribbean open bar included. Bring a towel. Sun loungers and umbrellas are included. Fresh water showers available on the beach.
    • Adult from: $89.00 USD
    • Child from: $69.00 USD
    DURATION 6 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
    • Age
    • Weight

Please note: The information in this document was current at time of printing. Tour descriptions and prices vary by ship and sailing date and are subject to change without notice. Log into My NCL for the applicable information specific to your cruise.

Printed on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 10:50pm