Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Town

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Discover the vast protected plains of Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos, the first marine park of Panama. An important habitat for monkeys, sloths, crocodile and 28 species of amphibians and reptiles, this 132 sq km (50.9 sq mi) reserve has everything from coral lined beaches to swampy wetlands. Investigate this diverse terrain and the animals that call it their home. The Cayos Zappatillas are a popular stop in the reserve-- two shoe shaped, uninhabited islands with shores of coral, tropical species of bird and a common nesting spot for sea turtles. Head to Wizard Beach for fantastic snorkelling and swimming where jungle surrounds a golden shore. To visit Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos on your trip to Bocas Town, use our Bocas Town tour itinerary builder .
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  • To reach the Park must go by boat has some very nice beaches the sea is Turquoise. It appears to be on a deserted island
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  • Just before arriving here and ended up in the middle of a school of dolphins (thanks to our excellent skipper). Arrived at this island take into account an "access ticket" of $10 pp but it is great to relax (if you have some food and drink with you because there is nothing to get). Beautiful underwater world, fish that are already easy to nibble your toes, nice and warm water and really feel on a bounty island. Norwegian side is quieter.
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  • I have been here twice so far and the Parque is beautiful. I love walking along the beach and seeing so few people. It is low season but the weather is great, the water warm and a perfect place to rel...  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful and a fantastic place to get away from the party islands nearby. Remember to bring your own food/booze in as there is only one overpriced convenience store on the island!
  • Just beautiful nature and walkingpaths! Great Flora and Fauna! Oke of my highlights in bouquet!
  • Beautiful island and park, beach is gorgeous and you can surf too (beginner ish)
  • Beautiful park! Go to the bat cave!
  • A paradise ! Friendly people ...

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