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Dolphin Bay Preserve

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Dolphin Bay, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6915-1155
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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
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Dolphin Bay, Bocas Town, Isla Colon, Panama
+507 6915-1155
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We definitely saw a lot of dolphins. They like to swim in the waves that the boats make and the boat driver rode in circles so we could see them swim behind the boat.

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Please stop the tours! We also made this mistake. But see 10 boats hunt and follow very close 3 dolphins to show them to the tourist was too much. Let them live in peace.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

As the majority of Bocas, it is a beautiful trip through a tropical paradise, between islands to see dolphins on the bay. The low point of the tour however is the agresivenes of the driver's of the boats following the dolphins every time they try...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were really fortunate that we hit a really playful time for the dolphins. We had three of them playing in the surf and jumping about. It was really exciting to see and the staff did their best to get us as close as possible.

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went to one area didn't see the Dolphins. After sloth island we seemed to end up right in front of them. Our driver was a bit more aggressive then others and we got to see the pod of dolphins surface about 6x between 10- 20...More

Thank T8terTot
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

1 August 2017 with transparente tours 15$ (gustazo website) The dolphins were appearing far from us, that was a pity. We weren't so lucky but at least we could see them. So beautiful animal. We really enjoyed.

Thank Jhoice C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Took a private tour to Dolphin Bay and some other places today. We saw probably six or seven different dolphins in about a twenty minute period. Very tranquil and nice. Great for kids and families. The dolphins were beautiful!!! We thoroughly enjoyed the visit to...More

Thank Stewart F
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Ashamed that we took part in this segment of the tour... Dolphin nay is where these beautiful creatures go to sleep and rest up. However tour groups form a large circle of boats, surrounding these highly intelligent mammals, forcing them to swim away from the...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We have seen the whales in the Bay of Panama, however, seeing dolphins in the wild was still on our “things to do” list. Apparently there are dolphins here all the time. We saw adults and juveniles. We got to the point that we could...More

Thank jazzmann48
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The bay lies between mangroves and the water is calm. Use video to capture the dolphins coming up for breathing. Best to take a tour for about 30 USD to go there and various other surrounding islands and beaches. The motor boats go pretty fast....More

Thank SmooveG
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