Dolphin Bay Preserve, Bocas Town
(2.7/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
See bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat, go jungle hiking, and snorkel in the warm Caribbean waters filled with coral at Dolphin Bay Preserve. After a short boat ride to the secluded and tranquil bay, you can visit a working cacao plantation. Crunch on fresh sugar cane and taste fresh pineapples and cacao straight from the pod while hearing about the process of making chocolate from the caretaker--a member of the local Ngöbe tribe. You're likely to see caimans, howler monkeys, toucans, and sea urchins. Be careful not to step on poison dart frogs, and don't forget to apply sunscreen and insect repellent. Our Bocas Town family vacation planner makes visiting Dolphin Bay Preserve and other Bocas Town attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We saw several dolphins but every time a dolphin jumped 10 boats started chasing after it. I realize that's the nature of it and the guides wanting to get their tips 
  • I'm honestly surprised we saw any because of the amount of boats in the water when we rode in. It's a very popular tour and every tour company in Bocas seems to take their group here. I understand why...  more »
  • Based on the name you would expect dolphins everywhere but that's not the case. You pay a lot of money to get out there and a lot of time you won't see any dolphins or they are far away.