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Address: Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6758-7600
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Humpback whale watching tours from Panama city and Contadora Island in the...

Humpback whale watching tours from Panama city and Contadora Island in the Pearl islands and trips to Isla Coiba, Panama.

We offer 1 day trips from Panama city, 3 hour, 1 day and multiple day trips in the Pearl islands and multiple day trips to Isla Coiba.

Peak Humpback whale watching season is July to mid-October. In the Pearl islands we have a 99% success rate in seeing the whales.

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$200*
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Small-Group Whale Watching Day Tour from Panama City
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Whale Watching Day Tour from Panama City

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Give yourself a whale of a time

I can't speak to the specifics of the day trips as I was part of a week-long retreat with Anne (the owner), but I can assure you that she has extensive experience working with all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Constance L
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't speak to the specifics of the day trips as I was part of a week-long retreat with Anne (the owner), but I can assure you that she has extensive experience working with all types of animals and knows pretty much all there is to know about cetaceans, in Panama and everywhere else, and is learning more all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip! Diego and Joshua were wonderful, very informative and fun. We saw so many whales, it was absolutely incredible. Highly recommend this company to anyone visiting or living in Panama. Anne and her team are very nice and truly care about the ocean and the whales.

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third trip with Anne and first on the Taboga Express. We were on a private tour and returned to Panama City on the Taboga Express, enjoying a very different experience. We were very impressed at how much families were enjoying both their time together as well as seeing the whales and learning more about them. Photography aboard... More 

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Brantford ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate to participate in a whale watching trip to see the Humpback whales in July. I was so impressed with the entire Whale Watching Panama team. These creatures are simply amazing! If you have an opportunity to go, don't miss it! You will not regret your experience and you will learn a ton while you're there. Check them... More 

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Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Lunch was also included. The boat (Taboga Express) was very comfortable. Anne is very knowledgeable and interesting.

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Playa Coronado, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The new partnership with the Taboga Express Ferry is a winner. The joint venture with Anne's experience and expertise and the new, large comfortable boat made for a memorable all day experience that was thrilling and not fatiguing. The inclusion of a lunch stop on Isla Contadora makes for a perfect excursion experience. If you have tried whale watching from... More 

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Idaho, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This was a most memorable day! Anne was a superb guide, and we really enjoyed all the knowledge she shared with us about the Dolphins and the brudy's whales we saw. She also has an extensive knowledge of Panama. We loved that she never made us feel rushed, she just wanted to make sure we had a great trip. We... More 

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We have taken tours with Anne before and always enjoy them, but, our favorite is whale watching. Our greatest joy on this trip was watching a mother and calf playing with a log. We had spotted a whale and were heading toward it, then noticed a log moving against the small swell of the ocean. Soon, we saw a calf's... More 

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South Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Josh took us on a fabulous whale watch where we saw a mother and baby whale cavorting and showing us her fins. What I never expected is to listen to the songs of male whales in the area. Josh threw a microphone overboard and it picked up the males song and gave us an idea where we might find more... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Thank you Josh for a fantastic event around Isla Contadora We did see a lot of whales and one of them did actually jump completely out of the water! It was far more than I expected and well worth the price! Josh had excellent knowledge about whales and can be strongly recommended! The local anecdotes and information on the different... More 

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