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Coiba Island National Park

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Address: Isla de Coiba, Panama
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+507 998-4271
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$160.00*
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Full-Day Diving for Beginners at Coiba National Park
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$1,300.00*
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One Day Offshore Fishing Trip in Santiago

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A natural UNESCO park, a 90 minute boat ride away.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Gene J
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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. We continued our research with a dive center, a hotel outfitter, and a local bird... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing aquatic fauna sharks turtles fishes and monkeys and great beaches and not crowded and easy to reach via lancha

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

The trip to Coiba National Park is just unbelievable: snorkel with fishes, sharks, seaturtles in a white sand beach and crystal clear water. We did a day trip organized by the staff of our hotel (Mama Ines), it was very good. We traveled with two kids, and two elderly folks. It was a bit difficult to jump in and out... More 

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Chelsea, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Visited the Ranger Station each day while camping with Fluid Adventures about a 40-minute sea kayak trip away. Took a one-hour walk through the forest and came across a smallish troop of howler monkeys who whooped it up when they saw us.

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Seattle, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Went using Fluid Adventures for a guide. (See that review). Coiba Island is a must see for the snorkeling and diving. Do not miss.

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Isla Holbox Quintana Roo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Had a 1 hour lunch break here while doing a snorkel tour with local Sta Catalina tour operator. You only get a glimpse of this island former JAIL (has a rich & storied history) Very Lush & Tropical. Has cabins avail to spend the night

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Lagartero
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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