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 made this stop as a part of a full day tour. We saw dolphins but saw more boats jockeying for position. Poor dolphins. 
  • With a little luck and good weather you can see dolphins. We saw 3! Tell us guides that was something good because usually are not left to see when the weather is dark as when it is cloudy the day... It was fun to see them jump!
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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