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Coiba Island National Park

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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

It is of the most important national parks of the region. If you go to Coiba you will see whales, sharks, turtles, dolphins and all size and color fishes! A unique place for diving and snorkel! The clear water and the small beaches will make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank pvollert
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This year I decided to try diving for first time and I'm pretty sure I went to the best place in Panamá for do it (My post is about Coiba, you can choose any agency there and if you want to know the one which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Rosa Iveth V
Reviewed November 29, 2017

If you love the life & the nature and stay in Panama, it is a must to visit Cohiba island. Here in Cohiba island you try the wild natural paradise. White sands and crystalline waters. Especially place with tropical plants, birds and animals specific to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank CorinaTudoroiu
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here in a small cruise. The snorkeling is excellent and great visibility. We took skiff tours around and saw lots of birds of many varieties. Hiking we spotted howler monkeys, turtles, and lots of varieties of birds.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Coiba is a beautiful nature reserve. We went snorkeling and saw so many different fish, turtles, whales, dolphins. Amazing. But we didn' t get to see Coiba Island. The 20 dollars we had to pay for entering the park weren' t payed there but were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank lunavs
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nifhts at the ANAM ranger stations on the island. You can book by phoning and speaking in spanish, or we had help from Panama dive centre. Its $20 per night for a bed in a 6-bed dorm with AC. No sheets,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Larissa R
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I've visited Panama 5 times now and this was the second time I was out on a boat tour to island. Every visitor should experience this, you see all sorts of wild life. We saw dolphins jumping out of the water, numerous sea turtles, snorkelled...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank travelbylocalizer
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The trip costs around 70 dollars, which might seem like a lot but trust me it's worth it! When you go to santa catalina you can book a daytrip to the national park of Coiba (50 dollars for the trip and lunch, 20 dollars entrance...More

Date of experience: February 2017
7  Thank Alexander V
Reviewed February 21, 2017

We stayed 4 nights at "La Bueno Vida" to visit this difficult to access Unesco site. Having to choose among Santa Catalina's many tour operators, our hotel manager recommended "Watching Dolphin", 100 meters down the road, as they specialized in snorkeling/hiking tours of the park....More

Date of experience: February 2017
18  Thank Gene R J
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Very good experience with the Cebaco Bay sport fishing Team at coiba island .. We catch some fish there like Yellow Fin tuna, amberjack and Dorado.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Larissa R
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They only speak spanish. Booked with help from the wonderful people at Panama dive centre. $20 a night for a dorm bed with ac. No sheets. Kitchen was not really offwred for guests, i reccomend bringing prepared food/ non... More
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