The island of Coiba, which was once a prison camp operated by the Panamanian government, is now a national park and a natural sanctuary declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Panama’s unique location between North and South America, and the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, lends itself to ideal conditions for humpback whale migration and sea turtle nesting and hatching. The island of Coiba also has the widest variety of coral species, an impressive bank of more than 800 species of fish, manta rays, squid, eels, sharks, dolphins, and much more.
Day trips are offered to Coiba and the surrounding islands. The snorkeling and diving tour operators in Santa Catalina will take you to Coiba Island in Panama, where you will not only see an incredible variety of marine life underwater, but also enjoy the beautiful white sand beaches.
Be sure to book your trip through our hotel concierge services, as we only work with the best tour operators in town. We recommend them based on safety, experience and service.
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