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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  • October 3, 2017
    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 »
  • September 15, 2017
    A little paradise. I highly recommend going to zapatilla 2. Walk the trail and enjoy doing snorkeling.  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    There are several trips possible from Bocas del Toro. We have chosen to go to Isla Bastimentos. The beaches are really beautiful white and the water is super bright, ideal for snorkelling. There are many sloths to spot! Tip: If you go from Boquete to Bocas, ask your hostel or they can arrange the trip. We were staying at Mamallena. They arranged the transportation to Bocas and with the strap of this hostel and get off of activities on Bocas del Toro! They give also good advice!
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  • June 27, 2017
    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!
  • March 3, 2017
    Just beautiful nature and walkingpaths! Great Flora and Fauna! Oke of my highlights in bouquet!
  • February 28, 2017
    Beautiful island and park, beach is gorgeous and you can surf too (beginner ish)
  • May 3, 2017
    Beautiful park! Go to the bat cave!
  • April 22, 2017
    A paradise ! Friendly people ...

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