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Punta Culebra Nature Center, Panama City

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Wildlife Area
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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TripAdvisor
  • Very small but informative we loved seeing the animals but I didn't like that the tanks seem very dirty and small mostly for the sharks The have frogs fishes turtles and a sloth Is a nice place to go ...  more »
  • Small gem well worth the stop for an hour. We saw two sloth, anteater, fish, frog house. Enthusiastic employees happy to talk about the animals.  more »
  • $5 for non residents. Saw a two sloths, raccoon, frogs, starfish, iguanas and fish. Run by the Smithosian and they had at least two guides who spoke english. They said they had 15 sloths, we saw two s...  more »
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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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