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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  • We took boat ride to the island incuia in Cayo Zapatilla Bastimentos. We were surprised by a wild island with blue water and vegetation preserved. Unfortunately we have seen a lot of dirt on the other side of the island.
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  • It is a visual show, definitely is unique in the world. And its natural beauty is stunning. I can say that it is one of the most beautiful in the world.
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  • A real paradise of sand, vegetation and clear water, with friends, such as dolphins, starfish or lazy breakfasts that are very generous with us leaving us to see them in total freedom! This is what I can tell of the islands which are located in the Park and its around. There are several tours that offer you this tour of different places. Coral Cay, Cay shoe... They offer snorkeling, dolphin watch... By about 30 dollars. Since the entrance to the Park to tourists without 10 dollars. I think that it is worth. The penalty also I came to see, and imposing a fee to be Park, the wooden bridges that cross the trail, or its surroundings are broken. They are literally a danger. More nowhere remove them that let them die so that sea transport them. In general this area of Panama is a bit as well. A neglected and spoiled paradise. A paradise that is exploited for the benefit of many and not of all. Hopefully! Who pick up again to sow... Because the place... It's perfect!!!
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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. But very crowded
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  • Very good
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