Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos, Bocas Town
(4.2/5 based on 200 reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • I liked the site, tour in which we were us took us to visit the island star, where he had many star Mar, lazy Island, where it is supposed that there are many lazy even though it is difficult to see los(vimos un par de ellos), we also saw dolphins and then took us to comer(muy bueno el pulpo en salsa que te hacen en la isla pequeña donde se para a reservar la comida). After finished making snorkeling and seeing Island slipper, Virgin Island (not quite since if he had some other waste) and very pretty, those islands that look like paradise.
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  • My boyfriend and I loved Isla Bastimentos. There is so much great wildlife to see and many interesting caves. We went two separate days with two separate tours because the Island is the biggest of the...  more »