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Bocas Sailing

Main Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
507 757 9710
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Ranked #7 of 20 Activities in Bocas Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Guests on the Catamaran MOVIDA enjoy a fun filled day sailing around the archipelago of Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Lay back, relax and sail with us through the mangroves, with the dolphins and enjoy snorkeling at some outrageous reefs. Come aboard our 42ft/12meter catamaran and experience Bocas Del Toro tours in a different way.We welcome you all. Individuals, couples, families, big groups, students and people of all ages, shapes and sizes. During the 8 years of operation we've worked with many tour operators from many different countries.So, come experience the difference and step off the "beaten track!"

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Seattle, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I unfortunately only had one full day in Bocas Del Toro, and I am very glad we spent it with Bocas Sailing. I really wanted to go to Dolphin Bay, and after reading some reviews I was afraid of going with a tour that would harm the dolphins. Bocas Sailing is great because it is on a... More

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Redondo Beach, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

His hawkers on the street accurately described exactly what we were paying for. My wife and I wanted a small group and were lucky to get 4 other multinational extremely personable people that made the trip even better. This captain really knows his stuff, and we were really happy he wanted to see if the VIOLENT storm front was safe... More

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Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

What a nice and relaxing trip. Sailing around the islands of Bocas has been fantastic for my girlfriend and me. Our captain showed us two nice and different snorcle spots and we went to see the Dolphine Bay after the motorised tourists boots left...it has been full of dolphines. Amazing! And he fished a massiv Barracuda! It has been a... More

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Escazu, Costa Rica
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

FIrst the bad thing: Marcel the owner can´t guarentee good weather. But even with rain and without wind it´s a great experience. And with son and a little bit of wind it´s perfect. I did the tour four times and enjoyed it always

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Bocas is full of motorboat tours offering to speed you around the different islands on the cheap. All I can say is their passengers looked longingly at us as they spend by in their cramped boats while we lazed around the spacious catamaran taking in the sights and the sun. Worth an extra $20? Most definitely. The owner, Marcel, is... More

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Breda, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have done this tour for over 40 times! I am a tour guide and always bring my groups over here, who love it as much as I do! So much better than driving one of the speed boats, if the wind is good, the sails go up and you can just enjoy the sun and have a great relaxing... More

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Milton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very beautiful coral formations, lots of dolphin sightings, lunch included. Our captain, Eddie, was delightful and informative as he skillfully maneuvered the catamaran, and is a great sandwich maker as well!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Although there are many reviews for a number of tours that take you around the highlights of the islands, the Bocas Sailing option is a little different. The catamarans (they have two) are more a "sailing" opportunity than the "whizz there and back in a water taxi" that most of the others seem to offer. For $45 per person, you... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had a lovely outing with Bocas Sailing. Chris and Alexandra were our hosts, and told great stories and showed us really nice places for snorkeling and swimming. Incl in the price was nice home made sandwiches (rolls (white) with ham, cheese and tomatoes). You could purchase soft-drinks and beer on board for 1$, tasted great after some swigs of... More

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Salem, OR
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Title says it all. Good deal, drinks were $1 (beer and soda), snorkeling masks did not leak, lunch was good, relaxing ride. Only drawback was no credit cards for the excursion, so if you bring a big group make sure you have plenty of cash.

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