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Address: Dolphin Bay, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Phone Number: 507-6915-1155
Description: The Dolphin Bay Preserve EcoTour is unlike any other tour in Bocas del...
The Dolphin Bay Preserve EcoTour is unlike any other tour in Bocas del Toro!Go beyond dolphin viewing, jungle hiking, and snorkeling and experience nature like never before!This is your chance to taste the fruit of cacao fresh from the pod, get close enough to touch poison dart frogs, caimans and sea urchins, and learn about the rich socioeconomic and cultural history of Bocas del Toro. Itinerary:• 10:00 (flexible): Our guide picks you up at your hotel• 10:30: Arrive at Dolphin Bay for dolphin watching• 11:00: Arrive at Dolphin Bay Preserve and begin hike• 1:30: Locally prepared lunch • 2:00: Snorkeling• 3:00: Return to your hotel
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Dolphins <-> Tour Boats

We stopped by on our way to Las Zapatillas which are awesome islands. The good news - there are dolphins and you will more than likely see them. The bad news - there are a good... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped by on our way to Las Zapatillas which are awesome islands. The good news - there are dolphins and you will more than likely see them. The bad news - there are a good number of tour boats going every day with tourists - once they spot a few dolphins they radio each other and then it becomes... More 

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We took a boat tour that included a visit to Dolphin Bay and it was sad to watch 15-20 boats chasing surfacing dolphin around the bay. It was like the dolphins were running away from the boats.

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One of the advantages of being here during low season is that there weren't too many boats. We saw lots of dolphins. The tour guides are all good friends and respectfully allow each boat to get their photo opportunities, but you have to be quick as the dolphins are in and out if the water very quickly. You should do... More 

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heredia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Could be a great place to see dolphins ,however with more than 20 boats at the same time is difficult to find what are you looking for ,dolphins !

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The coral reef was so beautiful. The waster was very warm. The Green Acres organic farm was a guided hike through a botanical garden before we saw the making of Chocolate the hand made way with very simple machinery. The chocolate items were unique, healthful and good.

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Boulogne, Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

we have seen 2 or 3 dolphins swimming slow in the water in a free nature way, beautiful! It is part of a long trip that includes, snorkeling in coral banks, visit to Zapatilla Cayo and seeing of sleeping bears.Cayo Zapatilla is the paradisiaca in the earth!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Like other nature tours this needs more regulation. We made sure our driver knew that were excited to see dolphins but we did not want to harass them or get too close. We had a private boat so we were able to stay quite a while and actually have dolphins swim towards us. We saw one or two small pods.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were able to see a few wild dolphins at the preserve. It's easily reachable from Bocas Town through any of the many tour operators that organize daily tours to the area. Amazing experience!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We saw dolphins, and they were even jumping out of the water in our wake. I didn't find them all that exciting, but I see this all the time at home. Others on our boat were screaming and clapping like it was amazing, so it must have been exciting for them. We were only on this tour, because it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A good morning would be to go here first with a combined tour to the Cacao Plantation at Green Acres. You need to be at the Plantation by 10. Have your hotel set up the tour for you.

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Address: Address: Dolphin Bay, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
Phone Number: 507-6915-1155
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Bocas del Toro Province  >  Isla Colon  >  Bocas Town

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