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Dolphin Bay Preserve
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Bocas del Toro Catamaran Sailing Day Trip
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Full-Day Speedboat Tour from Bocas Town: Explore 5 Locales
Ranked #5 of 30 things to do in Bocas Town
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Owner description: The Dolphin Bay Preserve EcoTour is unlike any other tour in Bocas del Toro!Go beyond dolphin viewing, jungle hiking, and snorkeling and experience nature like never before!This is your chance to taste the fruit of cacao fresh from the pod, get close enough to touch poison dart frogs, caimans and sea urchins, and learn about the rich socioeconomic and cultural history of Bocas del Toro. Itinerary:• 10:00 (flexible): Our guide picks you up at your hotel• 10:30: Arrive at Dolphin Bay for dolphin watching• 11:00: Arrive at Dolphin Bay Preserve and begin hike• 1:30: Locally prepared lunch • 2:00: Snorkeling• 3:00: Return to your hotel
Reviewed July 24, 2012

Nice to see the dolphins, but too many boats & too many boat drivers speeding around towards any dolphin that surfaces. Our boat did not chase the dolphins, (a tip for the driver for not chasing them), but one boat was speeding too close & too fast. Very sad. I will not recommend this trip to anyone since it's too dangerous for the dolpins.

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Reviewed June 25, 2012

I got to see some dolphins, but it was a competition between boats to get a good view of them. And it didn't take me long to realize that with so many boats around, some dolphins are probably getting hurt on a regular basis. A fact that was proved during our trip when I saw a badly mangled fin and a few scratch marks from propellers. Great experience mixed with a bit of sadness. Don't go if you don't want to see those things

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Reviewed June 10, 2012

we've visited dolphins bay as part of a day trip. In the bay we saw lots of dolphins, nice!

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Reviewed June 1, 2012

Beautiful bay. Nice boat ride. The dolphins are truly in the wild so they may-or-may-not "appear" on any given day. No matter. Still a lovely experience.

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed May 31, 2012

For $20pp the guides pick you up by boat if your hotel is on the water. Two snorkel spots, plus an hour lunch drop off on a remote island cafe. Saw lots of fish and coral.
The gear was workable, better to bring your own.

Thank JD M
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