Punta Culebra Nature Center, Panama City
(4.1/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Discover Panama's biodiversity at Punta Culebra Nature Center, an outdoor museum focused on conservation of tropical marine life. Aquariums and exhibits paint a comprehensive picture of the sheer number of animals present in the surrounding sea and tropical forests. You'll encounter iguanas, tropical fish and birds, exotic frogs, sea turtles, and sloths, as well as a number of sedentary species such as starfish, sea cucumbers, and sea urchins. Follow the trail through a stretch of tropical dry forest, guided by an informative docent. Add Punta Culebra Nature Center to your Panama City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Panama City vacation route planner.
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  • Small and accessible, is a good plan to spend a little time with children. Exposure on frogs is very interesting but the possibility of Petting starfish is the most. Highly recommended.
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  • Travel on the island is of short duration, but the views that are worth to be visited. In this area there is a small trail of forest on the edge of the sea and a small Aquarium and Observatory of amphibian, starfish, turtles and small fish.
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  • Good view, ideal to take photos together, the place kept it clean, you can see the whales sometimes, they have good attention. Recommended.
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  • Beautiful place to see some sea stars and fishes and talk with the amazing people that works with the Smithsonian. Great place for kids to visit.
  • Excellent educational facilities
  • It is this place we could see and touch the sea stars, my daughter was very happy.
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  • Unfortunately closed during my visit. We are Easter Sunday. I hope to return one day see aquariums...
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  • spectacular, good trip
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