Manila Ocean Park: The Wait is Over

The wait is finally over. After its supposed opening last December, the Manila Ocean Park is now open. Its main attraction is the Oceanarium, the first and largest aquarium facility in the Philippines. 




The tour begins with Agos or Flow. The exhibit recreates the habitat of different creatures belonging to fresh and brackish water like the giant arapaima, piranhas and different types of crabs.







The Bahura or Reef features some of the most fascinating creatures in the Philippine coral reef like the largest living anthropod –Japanese spider crab.








 The Laot or Fishing Ground showcases a wide array of fish in the deeper waters of the sea.  






Buhay Karagatan (the Living Ocean) gives the experience of underwater life through a 25 meter-log tunnel that showcases various marine creatures and how they manage to survive (It features how predators feed on little creatures in order for them to survive).









Manila Ocean Park

Behind Quirino Grandstand

Luneta Park, Manila Philippines

Tel: (632) 567-7777 

Open Mondays to Sundays 10am to 9pm 

Text source: Manila Ocean Park Map    
Published in: on March 3, 2008 at 2:01 pm  Comments (7)  
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  1. Some great shots! It’s quite an amazing place!
    Here are a few shots from my visit:

  2. Hello there,

    Me and my gf want to spend our 2 anniversary at MOP.

    We’ve never been to the place. Is the place worth

    special for these special occassions? Please

    enlighten me. thnks in advance

  3. I went there yesterday. It’s kind of disappoint. SO SAD.

  4. there’s one shark N. however, I didn’t see any tortoise and dolphin. Probably they will include those creatures in the future. Surely it going to be more exciting when they add a dolphin show similar to Sea World and Subic.

  5. We went there on the second day since it opened Pusa. Our kababayans were very excited and curious about MOP.

    Although, some of the featured amenities (like the hotel, restaurants, boutiques and cruise?) are not yet available, it’s still worth seeing.

    Yes I strongly recommend that you see it yourself. I just hope it won’t be as crowded as last weekend.

    Thanks for posting.

  6. wow nakapunta ka na, marami bang tao? hopefully this weekend makita ko na =)

  7. No sharks? No Tortoise? How about dolpin?

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