World-Class Cebu Ocean Park

Cebu Ocean Park has the largest Oceanarium in the Philippines and the first marine park in Visayas and Mindanao.

Cebu and the rest of the islands in Visayas is up for an exciting adventure as Cebu Sealife Park Inc., the same team that built the first-ever marine theme park in the Philippines, that is the Manila Ocean Park, opens the world-class Cebu Ocean Park to the public.

Families in Cebu and other nearby provinces no longer need to fly all the way to Manila just to witness the marvelous marine life attractions in Manila Ocean Park. Now, with the opening of Cebu Ocean Park, you can now experience an all-inclusive educational and experiential tour in this world-class marine attraction. Similar to Manila Ocean Park, Cebu Ocean Park is geared towards becoming an all-year and all-season destination for both local and international tourists.

This facility at South Road Properties in Cebu City is set to take the visitors on an educational, interactive, and experiential marine life journey through its attractions and encounters programs. It boasts the largest Oceanarium in the Philippines which is 7.2 meters deep, which also showcases a 360-degree viewing tunnel that houses thousands of the ​world’s most amazing marine species. Aside from this spectacular exhibit, guests could also witness other fascinating animals at the Jungle Trek and Creepy Critters. They also have the chance to get up-close to the animals at the Fish Spa, Bird Feeding and Stingray Interaction. The thrilling Crocodile Encounter and Sea Trek should also not be missed.

Cebu Ocean Park has a banner CSR program called “I LOVE MY OCEAN PLANET” that encourages volunteerism, public education and community mobilization activities designed to increase public awareness and action on coastal management issues and instill pride in our country’s natural resources. It is an expanded responsibility of stewardship not only with marine biodiversity but also with other creatures that are dependent on the wellness of the ocean.

Cebu Ocean Park is unique compared to other international aquariums because it’s the only Oceanarium with an open roof concept. There are around 20,000 fishes with more than 400 sources of fish on display in the entire Cebu Ocean Park.

They got their species and animals within and around the waters of the Philippines and also from the breeding program of Manila Ocean Park. They are also working with local fishermen to generate livelihood for them. Their animals are taken care of under international standards. Through the years, they have developed the expertise of their team of marine biologists, veterinarians, trainers, and curators. These teams ensure that proper care and standards in animal husbandry are being followed to fulfill the highest standard in the animal’s welfare. Their water supply comes from a third party water supplier.

Ticket prices:

  • Free – Children 2 feet & below
  • Php 600 – Entrance fee on weekdays
  • Php 800 – Entrance fee on weekend and public holidays
  • Php 100 – Lories Feeding
  • Php 100 – Fish Spa
  • Php 1,200 – SeaTrek*
  • Php 2,000 – Croc Cage*
  • Php 1,000 – Stingray Interaction*

* Terms & conditions apply

Cebu Ocean Park is located in SM Seaside Complex South Road Properties, Mambaling, Cebu City, Philippines 6000. An hour away from Mactan-Cebu International Airport — 16.6 km to be exact.

How to get to Cebu Ocean Park?

Follow Airport-Departure Rd and Lapu-Lapu Airport Rd to M.L. Quezon National Highway

  • Head east on Lapu-Lapu Airport Rd/Terminal Bldg Access Rd
  • Turn left onto Airport-Departure Rd
  • Airport-Departure Rd turns left and becomes Airport Access Rd/Lapu-Lapu Airport Rd
  • Turn right onto Lapu-Lapu Airport Rd/Terminal Bldg Access Rd

Continue on M.L. Quezon National Highway. Drive from Mandaue Causeway/Ouano Ave, Sergio Osmeña Jr Blvd and Cebu South Coastal Rd to Cebu City

• Turn left onto M.L. Quezon National Highway

• Turn right onto Basak-Marigondon Rd/Maximo V. Patalinghug Jr. Avenue

• Continue onto Osmeña Bridge

• Then go to Mandaue-Mactan Rd

• Continue to A. C. Cortes Ave

• Turn left onto Jose L.Briones/Mandaue Causeway/Ouano Ave

• Then turn right onto A.Soriano Ave/Mandaue Causeway/Ouano Ave

• Go onto Sergio Osmeña Jr Blvd

• Keep left to continue on CSCR Tunnel

• CSCR Tunnel turns slightly left and becomes Cebu South Coastal Rd

Here’s everything you need to know before going to Cebu Ocean Park.