Punta Culebra Nature Center, Panama City

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#5 of 14 in Parks in Panama City
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. Take a look at our Panama City attractions app to schedule your visit to Punta Culebra Nature Center and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It is a highly recommended place is good to spend with family, partner, friends, alone of all kinds It is a place very I parifico that you can learn the history, animals and marine life, I advise that people look for any activity, this is one of the place that very few know of the. And very clean and organized with very good information of the tourist area of Panama. ;)
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  • If not you have visited it, I recommend it to you. they have a display with different types of frogs that exist in Panama, sea turtles and other marine species in which you will learn more about them and what you can do to help preserve them. the place is beautiful and very well preserved. Excellent guides.
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  • My husband and I went today and had a nice trip. It took us about two hours to go through everything even though the guidebook said one hour. There were helpful staff around the park area and were abl...  more »
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  • First and foremost, this is a very small attraction. Don't expect a large facility. The staff are very friendly. The exhibits are very interesting, but, once again, small. The views are wonderful and worth it alone. You can touch sharks, starfish and rays. There are sloths hanging in trees around the center. The frog exhibit has some very cool species. It's definitely worth a short visit if you are in the area.
  • Small, but admission is only $5. Good place to spend a few hours. Very nice views, educational, and interesting.
  • Small, but nice place to see some animal and sea life.
  • Very nice place you can see slaths and iguanas along with very unique frogs collections. Worth visit
  • 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.

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