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Aamvecona

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AMAZING Manatee, Leatherback, and Wetland Tour (For all ages)

I really don't know where to begin. AAMVECONA is an amazing organization that deserves all the help... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
RaeJHill
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Bocas Town, Panama
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See Manatees (and possibly (Leatherback) See Turtles) and contribute to the cause

There are two things I liked a lot about our 1 day trip. 1. We saw lots of manaatee's from the... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Rens L
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Puente San San S/N , Carretera guabito, changuinola, Changuinola 0103, Panama
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I really don't know where to begin. AAMVECONA is an amazing organization that deserves all the help and support that can be offered. Booking the tour was fairly easy as email responses occurred within 24 hours every time. Getting to their station is affordable as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

There are two things I liked a lot about our 1 day trip. 1. We saw lots of manaatee's from the viewing platform (about 6, together). WE watched them feefing for an hour or so. Cool wildlife watching experience. Some patience and silence required. There...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

This place is amazing! I had a group of 36 students to go here. It is extremely basic, like camping, with lots of bugs, but if you're prepared, it can be one of those amazing experiences you talk about for the rest of your life....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed April 8, 2016

We didn't reserve in advance, which wasn't a good idea. We got off the bus from Almirante to the border at the san san bridge, But no-one was in the office. Luckily there was a phone number to call and we could arrange a tour...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank CrazyBelgianGirl
Reviewed March 29, 2016

We arranged a tour for a Saturday via email with a lady called Elizabeth. The tour was supposed to start at 9 am. We arrived a bit early and waited there till 10,30 am. Nobody showed up. Tried all the telephone numbers, nothing. After that...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Firstly, I want to warn you. Facilities here are incredibly basic. If you stay overnight you just get a vety basic room and showering was with a bucket and scoop. As long as you go un expecting really back to basic facilities you'll be fine....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

Probably the highlight of my trip to panama, had the opportunity to see at least two manatees, release baby turtles, see many sloths and birds. However the highlight of the trip was meeting the many people absolutely dedicated to ensuring the future of these wetlands....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Alice S
Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you like off the beaten track things, endangered wildlife at it's best in it's natural habitat and are prepared for more rustic conditions then you absolutely MUST do this trip! We visited a few days ago and loved it. We had emailed Elizabeth a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Aamvecona! These guys are awesome! They work for the future, to give the next generations a chance to see nature as how it should be! We arrived at the office from Aamvecona and Elizabeth welcomed us with a lot of information about the turtles and...More

Thank Jojosiene
Reviewed February 26, 2015

I can think of no better organization to support in the area than aamvecona, whose staff and volunteers are dedicated to protecting the manatees and nesting turtles along the coast and down the beautiful river, which is actually a man-made canal once dug for the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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But book a trip though, you probably won't see them from your own boat, as they need to be lured and viewed from a viewing platform
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