15 Ways to Enjoy Manila Ocean Park

There are new attractions in Manila Ocean Park and they will tickle the interests of young and old alike. The exotic marine life in the Oceanarium and Open Water Marine Habitats have many attractions for kids, like Agos which has an artificial waterfall and various flora and fauna. For adults, there's the White Moon Bar, perched on the second floor of the Sunset Quay Mall. Stunning panoramic views combine with its chic, sleek vibe as gorgeous glass walls and small waterfalls accent the bar.

Here are some ways to enjoy the scenery, experience and food that only Manila Ocean Park can offer.

1. Swimming and Fun
Jump and float into the inviting waters of our swimming pool. Refresh and invigorate with fresh sea breeze from Manila Bay. Swim with your entire family in sparkling blue water from running jets in one of the bay area's largest swimming pool.

Purchase your pool tickets at the Acquatica ticketing counters. Pool re-entry is allowed. Pool Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm (NOW OPEN)

Waterball Now Available

2. Have an educational fun at the Marine Life Show
Treasure the experience as you come face to face with these adorable marine animals. Be awestruck by their intelligence and charm in a live show! Truly an experience not to be missed.

*Show schedule for Marine Life Show and Musical Fountain may change due to inclement weather.

3. Musical Fountain
Comparable to Las Vegas and Singapore Now in the Philippines!
Majestic Fountain Show
  • Manila's Talles Musical Fountain 120 feet high
  • Largest water and laser show
  • Over 1,6000 water nozzles
  • Fabulous water, music, lights and special effects
  • Backed by live performance in one grand presentation

4. Walk under the sea at the Oceanarium

The Oceanarium is a stunning walkthrough of the watery depths, containing 1,900 cubic meters of seawater with over 10,000 marine creatures of about 200 species, all indigenous to the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Its sheer size and diversity make it one of the world's best public aquariums. At the heart of the Oceanarium is the main attraction - a 25 meter long, 220 degree curved walkway tunnel where one gets a sense of being surrounded by sharks, stingrays, eels and other creatures swimming overhead.

5. Try out a unique Fish Spa
An appointment with the doctorfish will give you a unique and truly exciting spa experience. These small fishes nibble away dead skin on your hands and feet, leaving the healthy skin to grow. You will enjoy a slight tingling sensation on your feet.

6. See Jellies, dancing fairies swing their way underwater
Designed with the newest technology in lighting, music and multimedia effects, the jellyfish exhibit is an educational destination by day and a unique recreational destination at night.

7. Oceanarium Aquanaut Voyage
This fascinating, awe-inspiring, one-of-a-kind experience brings you to a rare, up-close encounter of the marine life under the sea. Dive and interact with 5,000 fishes and stingrays in the Oceanarium's largest aquarium. This unique diving system uses a special helmet that lets you breathe freely. Dive and discover!

8. Feel the thrill of experiencing a Shark Attack
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Dive and experience a rare up-close encounter of how these fascinating creatures behave.

9. Glass Bottom Ride
Glass Bottom Boat Ride is a perfect blend of discovery and excitement. It is designed to give you the best possible view of fishes, without going underwater. Enjoy the ride! ADMISSION: Php 150 per head

10. Bird Photo Op
Another exciting attraction is the BIRD PHOTO OP with a Greater Sulphur Crested Cockatoo ( Dazzle) and Yellow- Fronted Amazon ( Twinkle) watch them as they show you how intelligent and playful they are. Take your souvenir 4R photo with them at 50Php/ bird opens 11am, 12nn,3pm and 4pm daily.

11. Dine into Taste of Asia at Makan Makan Asian Food Village
The best of Asia's flavors and the ambiance of Singapore's hawker style dining is now in Manila! Indulge in Nasi Lemak, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Satay, Char Kway Teow, Laksa, and other classic Singaporean favorites in Makan Makan Food Village at Manila Ocean Park.

12. Watch the Manila Sunset at White Moon Bar

One of Manila's prime assets is its sunset. Savor it on the swish terrace of the Whitemoon Bar, (63-917) 815 4181, located in Manila Ocean Park, while listening to DJs playing trip-hop and soul music. Or grab a refreshing calamansi juice and stroll along San Miguel by the Bay, a 1.5-km promenade right by the airy Mall of Asia.

13. GET WET in the first and newest Manila's Pool Party venue at Liquid Pool Lounge
LIQUID Pool Lounge brings a sizzling yet refreshing clubbing experience that fuses an urban club scene and beach getaway. You can dance on the regular dance floor or dive into our 3-feet pool and dance like you never did before.

14. Doze off at HotelH20

This newly established and the first aquarium-themed urban resort hotel in the country is a proud member of WORLD HOTELS, the largest and most established Europe-based global hotel group for independent hotels and regional hotel brand is.

Soon to Open!

15. Trails to Antartica
Take a journey to the Trails to Antartica and discover fascinating facts about the froze, windswept continent. Opening this September 2011! Make sure to check this one out and you might just want to bring out your  ski goggles in excitement. Hey, want to actually own one? Read this stuff for some good goggles review.

Manila Ocean Park is open all year round, including all holidays. Operating schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

Php 400 per head for regular rate
Php 350 per head for children 4ft & below
Free for children 2ft & below

Monday to Friday
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Last selling of tickets at 6:15 PM

Sunday, Saturday, and Public Holidays
9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Last selling of tickets at 7:15 PM

JELLIES ADMISSION: Php 150 per head
Free for children 2ft and below

Monday to Friday
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Sundays, Saturdays, and Public Holidays
9:00 AM to 7:00PM
Last selling of tickets at 6:00 PM

Mondays to Sundays
6:30 PM

Tuesdays to Sundays
12:00 NN to 6:30 PM

FISH SPA: ADMISSION: Php 120 per head
2 ft and below free of charge

Monday and Tuesday
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Last selling of tickets at 6:30 PM

Wednesday to Friday
10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Last selling of tickets at 8:00 PM

Sundays, Saturdays, and Public Holidays
9:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Last selling of tickets at 8:00 PM

2 ft and below free of charge

Monday and Tuesday
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Last selling of tickets at 6:30 PM

Wednesday to Friday
10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Last selling of tickets at 8:00 PM

Sundays, Saturdays, and Public Holidays
9:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Last selling of tickets at 8:00 PM

Habitat Open Daily with shows at 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM & 4:30 PM on Monday to Friday. Saturday, Sunday and Holiday 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM & 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM & 4:30 PM at the Marine Life Habitat

Open daily, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Weekends, and Public Holidays
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

For guests who will buy bundled tickets at the POS cashiers, last ticket selling will be at 1:00 PM for Sun Up Saver and Ultimate Experience, 3:00 PM for Marine Life Encounter, and 6:00 PM for Moonlight Adventure.
Special arrangements can be done for school or large group tours.
map of Manila Ocean Park