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Marinarium Shark and Ray Experience

  • Trip to the Marinarium from Punta Cana or Bayahibe
  • Swim with sting rays and nurse sharks
  • Scenic cruise with stunning views of the coral reefs
Marinarium Shark and Ray Experience
From US$99.00
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8am Departure from Punta Cana
From US$106.00
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Experience the natural beauty of one of Punta Cana’s largest coral reefs during this Marinarium Shark and Ray experience.  Navigate the underwater world and get an up close look at tropical marine life before making your way to a natural pool and relaxing with a strong cocktail in hand. This family-friendly excursion is perfect for every traveler looking to enjoy the best of Dominican Republic. 
What to Expect
Enjoy the luxury of an ocean cruise as you make your way to the shores of Bavaro and the Marinarium. Your exciting Marinarium shark and ray experience kicks off with snorkeling instruction and equipment distribution. Then you’re free to take to the clear blue waters where you’ll find tropical fish, massive stingrays and nurse sharks.

This excursion is the perfect chance to witness some of Mother Nature’s most impressive underwater animals, so it’s not to be missed! After a day in the waters hop back on your ship for a cocktail lesson from your bartenders. Or relax on deck with a cocktail in hand and soak up the sun as you make your way back to shore.
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Reviews (70)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Not Worth It

I was really looking forward to snorkeling, but there was nothing to see. The water was not clear and there was not hardly any vegetation or coral. There were a few fish, but nothing spectacular. Most people on our tour didn't even see the sharks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ThreesAFamily
NexusToursAgency, Quality Team at NexusTours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ThreesAFamily , Thank you for taking the time to send us your comments about your activity. We are sorry your experience wasn't what you expected to be, you can be sure this comments will be send to take in consideration for the improvement of...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile
Poor snorkeling, more a party boat!!

I wouldn't recommend this tour to anyone whom is interested in snorkeling. It was a totally let down. First off they take you out on a decent boat with clear glass in the middle to see into the water. Which you can't see because it's...More

Thank m0mma0f2
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Total scam, very disappoointed. My boyfriend and I went yesterday and we basically just drank the whole time. we got to hold 1 sting ray for maybe 10 seconds, and you couldn't even take your own pictures because they want you to pay for them....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank deexxg
Reviewed 11 August 2018
A fun time! Sharks and stingrays were cool. Alberto is the best!

Family of 4, children aged 4 and 12 years old. I agree with the others that this is definitely a booze cruise, but its kinda what I was expecting when we signed up. What we liked the most: -The staff are fun and lively and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue G
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Not what it says it is

My husband, daughter and I went on this excursion while we stayed in Punta Cana. I love snorkeling and this was not what I expected at all! The Reef didn't have any fish or wild life to what i've seen in Mexico Snorkeling. Everything we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Jamie S
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