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Bocas Sailing

Main Street, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
507 757 9710
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Ranked #7 of 19 activities in Bocas Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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!" « less
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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Marcel is a great captain, and he really knows the good spots. Besides that he's very conscious with the environment, he will never ruin the corals. Great snorkling spots saw a large group of dolphins as well! I would definately recommend to go with this tour instead of some of the others around!

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Arlington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Relaxing time. Good snorkeling. Friendly staff. Eddie our captain was fun. Saw many dolphins and enjoyed the snorkeling. Eddie made wonderful sandwiches for lunch.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This was an average at best tour. I've done scuba sailing in Hawaii and Jamaica. Things that aren't as great that the tour can't control were the weather and the snorkeling. It rained the first half and the reefs just weren't as amazing. But I don't fault Bocas Sailing for that! There were other cons to the trip that they... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is the way to see the islands and the dolphins in peace and quiet. We thought the trip may not go as it was raining as we had breakfast but Marcel was confident the sun would shine later and he was not wrong. We shared the catamaran with a family of 4 so had loads of space and a... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We were the only two to actually show up to the boat the morning of. 6 other people didn't come but they took us out regardless. Which surprised us and totally was a highlight of our trip! Great boat, Captain Eddie was great, Ponthi the deck hand was helpful, and it the perfect day! You would be dumb to not... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I've been on many sailing trips, but the excursion with Bocas Sailing was an unforgettable day of dolphins, snorkeling, fish, sun and relaxation. The two snorkeling locations were beautiful and seclude. Even the food was delicious and the music perfectly suited for the setting. The whole day was fantastic and one of my favorite excursions in 8 weeks in Bocas.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This was an incredible and relaxing experience. The reef was beautiful and the captain was really knowledgeable and nice. Ask him about the history of Bocas and what has happened in recent years. It's great to get a local perspective and support a responsible business. Worth every penny.

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Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Excellent adventure. The captain was very careful around the dolphins, and tried not to disturb them. The snorkeling was exceptional with healthy reefs and mangrove.Our trip took most of the day, and was a bargain. I wouldn't miss it.

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