The Manila Ocean Park Nifty Guide

This post was for those who have not yet visited the first Oceanarium in the Philippines, also known as the Manila Ocean Park. First things first, ahmmm? Ok I don’t know what to say. Hehe. Perhaps, I’ll just state the park rules. But before that I want to present you a snap shot inside the prestigious Manila Ocean Park! Tsarannn!!
Manila Ocean Park Fake
Unfortunately, the picture above was taken from Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Japan. That was my dream Manila Ocean Park. By year 2050 or maybe 2070 this dream may become a reality. Hehehe. (Photo by: sharkinformation.org)

Itching to see what’s inside Manila Ocean Park? Check the real picture below:
Manila Ocean Park Sarap

Here are the things to bear in mind before going to the Manila Ocean Park.

Admission Rates
Php 400.00 for Adults and Php 350.00 for Children. 20% Discount for Senior Citizens and 10% Discount for Manila Residents (Must Present Valid ID: Passport or License). (Di nila spinecify anong license, basta nabasa ko lang to sa vertical LCD TV nila sa entrance.)

Operating Hours
Manila Ocean Park is open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm during Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm during weekdays (Monday to Friday). Ticket Sale is until 8:15 pm. Groups requesting for earleir or evening tour schedules may be accommodated.

Tour Flow
The duration of the tour takes about two (2) hours to finish. Journey Tour Guides are provided for the guests to assist them in every zone (pero pag punta namin wala namang tour guides na nag a assist every zone.. toink!). Apart from the audio narration, the guides are strategically located to help answer inquiries from guests. (May mga tour guide sa loob pero di naman talaga nag gaguide, may dinadala lang silang karatola na “Bawal Umupo Dyan”, hehe)

Re-Entry
Same day re-entry at the Oceanarium is permitted by having your hand stamped by the cashier at the second floor before the exit though the Ozeano Restaurant.

Proper Attire
Slippers and sleeveless undershirts are not allowed inside the Oceanarium.

Food and Beverage
Food, beverages, candies and chewing gum are not allowed inside the Oceanarium. Infant formula is allowed inside the premises.

Photography
Flash photography is not allowed as this scares the marine animals. Photography, videotaping, recording of any kind, broadcast or transmission for commercial purposes is not allowed.

Those are the important points to remember before visiting the Philippines’ First Oceanarium.

How to get there? Just tell the taxi to bring you to the Manila Ocean Park, 99.9% of taxi drivers know the whereabouts of the Ocean Park. The nearest LRT station to the Manila Ocean Park is United Stations. You can walk from there if you want to. It’s just behind Quirino Grandstand, Luneta Park.

For inquiries you can call 567-7777. Hehehe. Parang commercial. :P

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43 thoughts on “The Manila Ocean Park Nifty Guide

  1. “Photography
    Flash photography is not allowed as this scares the marine animals. Photography, videotaping, recording of any kind, broadcast or transmission for commercial purposes is not allowed.”

    Dami pa sinabi noh? bawal daw flash, di nalang sinabi na

    “Photographs is not permitted” ay! tanga ako…pde pala pagpersonal use, hala ka kawa jehz ndi ito bawal?

    ahahahaa…

  2. hahhahhaa.. natawa ako dun sa pic mo… ive been here too, last march 8, pupunta ulit kami dito probably next week… hahhaa… ito-tour namin ung mga teachers from luzon, visayas and mindanao participants ng seminar namin next week! hahhha.. probably friday! SAYA!

  3. Anlayo if lalakarin =_=
    UN Station + Jeep to at least the street na dinadaanan ng Mabini bound Jeeps then walk.
    Saves 10 mins walking and the risk of getting snatched.

    kala ko nagbaba sila ng price.. tumaas pala.. hehe next month punta ako dito.. Sponsored by Google ^_^

  4. malaki ba? ginagawa pa ata un next phase. mahal ng entrance. saka na ko punta kung tapos na lahat.. pero by then baka 600pesos na un entrance. yikes

  5. @phaelun – di kasing laki ng sa japan.. toink.. malaki laki na rin. gagawan pa daw ng mall doon at hotel eh..

    @sylv3rblade – pwede naman mag jogging.. hahaha :D

    @yatot – ako nga din natawa.. haha masaya yan field trip! haha :D

  6. Honestly i am disappointed with the tube entrance akala ko mahaba masyado hindi pala… ilang steps lang… pangit pa kuha ko sa section an yun… :P

  7. @Juler – hahaha.. ok lang yun.. atleast meron tayong ganun sa pilipinas :D dapat ma kontento na tayo.. hayaan mo by year 2050 kasing ganda na ng oceanarium ng Japan ang pinas :D

  8. Waaahhh, ganda pala dyan. Sana lang makapunta ako dyan…
    Jehz, buti di ka nasundan ng stalker mo… waahh, peace bro…
    San kaba, manila o davao?

  9. @Ryan – manila :D hehehe.. wala na yung stalker dyan.. kundi kakainin sya ng whale shark.. hahaha kung may whale shark :D pagi pala kakain sa kanya.. toink :D

  10. jehz, asar lang ako lang kunti iba kasi ang presentation nila sa tv… kala mo ang haba… pero why not atleast we have our own here… di pala Chinese may ari nyan…

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  12. In the not-so-far future, dadalw rin ako jan–although, here, we have the real thing–real sharks…hehe…

    btw…thanks for helping me kagabi. You’re the best!

  13. Jehzeel, buti napunta ka na dian. Last last month ko pa balak puntahan yan.. sabi nila di pa daw kumpleto kaya hintay lang ako ng hintay.. Tell me, marami na bang pwedeng makita – I mean, medyo kompleto na ba? Yoko sana gumastos tapos onti lang makikita ko.. huhuhu..

    bawal talaga ang PICTURE- PICTURE?

  14. i went there yesterday, i tell you kahit na malayo…its worth it. 3 hours of my manila visit is well spent. im planning to go there again this coming november. im from baguio city pala. a must see place.

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  16. Oh, I’m going in Manila by August, hopefully I can go in Manila Ocean Park. I hope the entrance fee now is cheaper than the day this post was published, I can’t wait to see the Oceanarium in this theme park! Cheers!

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