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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  • Beautiful park that is easily accessible in a 1 day organized tour. Beach slipper is very nice, but not as much as Cohibita in the Pacific. The snorkeling isn't as the Coiba, since while at Cayo Coral good seabed are seen there are many fish. In the tour, we saw several dolphins, starfish, and sloths monkeys. Highly recommended
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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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  • Nice beach. Quiet! Remote. Warning - they want you to pay $5us each to take the path through the island to Red Frog Beach.
  • Beautiful beaches and the staff at Red Frog Resort were very nice.
  • How is it possible to have a national park so full of development? Only in Panama..
  • Great Place too Relax
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