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Coiba Island National Park

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Address: Isla de Coiba, Panama
Phone Number: 5079984271
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Full-Day Diving for Beginners at Coiba National Park
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just beautiful

totally worth the daytrip. incredible surroundings, various tour operators available in santa catalina

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lagartero
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

totally worth the daytrip. incredible surroundings, various tour operators available in santa catalina

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a day trip out to Coiba and it was the absolute highlight of our travels in Panama (so far). It is quite a mission to get there - it was a long drive to Santa Catalina and then a long and bumpy boat trip out to the islands and back but it was more than worth it. We... More 

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Thank egrekao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Wildlife is spectacular! Accessible via Hotel Santa Catalina which is top notch best hotel in Catalina world class surfing spot. Diving is spectacular!

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Thank Jon C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Nice beach. Ranger station ok. Went swimming and kayaking. We saw whales bones, a big gator, and extremely rare kind of vulture. Good two for one day to the next kind of experience.

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Thank tropicholo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

One of the best snorkling I have experienced in whole Central America!! Seen school of big fish, sharks and turtles. Would have loved to do a multiple-day-trip, but activities as snorkling and scuba diving and the national park itself are too expensive... Staying at the Island would be also a consideration, instead of three hours round way - thought seeing... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Me and a group of 8 friends decided to spend holly week in Santa Catalina. We had made reservations for the Coiba Island Snorkeling Tour when we made our hotel reservation. The hotel works along with the snorkeling company and the tour includes transportation to and from Coiba as well as transportation between the snorkeling spots you´ll visit. It also... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I hesitate to give this review because I don't want this place ruined by tourists. However, it is a truly amazing place to snorkel and see wildlife.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I greatly enjoyed going to Coiba and a few surrounding islands because it's untouched and uninhabited by people. Except for like 1% of the park where the tourists go. I recommend it for anyone who goes to Panama to make your way to Coiba Island as it's a must see!

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

If you go to Santa Catalina go to Coiba! Best way is by Kayak ... Contact Micheal at Fluid Adventures and he will make it happen

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Our cruise stopped by a small rocky island off the coast of Coiba Island for snorkeling and swimming. It was amazing. Clear water, great coral reefs and plenty of fish to watch. Some people in our group saw a turtle and a small shark. Wonderful place.

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