Dolphin Bay Preserve, Bocas Town

(2.6/5 based on 440+ 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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  • Included in almost all the tours offered in "Mouths", lasts around 15/20 min max. Maybe it was bad luck, but at that time only observe fins much distance. the other tour boats seems they corral the dolphins.
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  • Dolphin Bay was a stop in a full-day excursion. We did see a few dolphins. It was a nice idea, but a little underwhelming, especially when the boats race to where a fin is spotted. Maybe if the boats ...  more »
  • Our tour guide, Don Camilio, was excellent in showing us the Mangroves, Star fish and dolphins, including a baby dolphin. We also had a very good snorkelling experience.  more »