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. Arrange to visit Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos and other attractions in Bocas Town using our Bocas Town tour planner.
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  • As part of a snorkeling/touring trip we stopped on Zapallitas and were blown away by the beautiful beaches and clear water. Be careful of the current but otherwise enjoy!  more »
  • Very good place for surfing and swimming ! It's one of my favourite beach in Bocas del Toro, Red Frog beach !  more »
  • I love this place. When we planned our trip to Panama we never heard before about Bocas or Bastimentos Island. Bastimentos has the most beautiful and conserved beaches in Bocas. This is thanks to thei...  more »
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  • 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 ...
  • Beautiful park. But very crowded