Punta Culebra Nature Center, Panama City

(4.1/5 based on 150+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • A los chicos les gustará ver algunas especie muy de cerca. Deberían aumentar la variedad de estaciones, pero en general me gustó. 
  • Make sure you ask what time they will provide a visit to the frog exhibit as it is not always open for viewing. We saw the most amazing frogs! This is a nice walk around and gives you a good overview ...  more »
  • This small park is a good place to see sloths. We saw four. The frog exhibit was ok. There are good views of the sea. The park is old and tired. Children might find the displays interesting but over a...  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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