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Address: | Panama Gulf, Isla Taboga, Panama
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+507-6489-0074
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US$1,200.00*
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Taboga Island All Inclusive Day Tour
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US$950.00*
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Isla Taboga Day Charter from Panama City
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Day Trip to Taboga Island from Panamá City

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The beaches are very diverse. One actually creates a very neat sandbar when the tide recedes leaving much more room for playing so check the tides tables if beach going is your... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 April 2016
Cindy J
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Halifax, Canada
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I booked this last minute when I didn't have time to go to further destinations. The port was close, service was easy, and experience was incredible. I would recommend staying there for one night. The beach was awesome and there were plenty of bars and restaurants as well as hiking to explore.

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Aruba
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The beaches of Taboga are average...nothing special...lack of good lunch options...if you want to go anyways...please shop in the city and bring your owns things on the island...when the tide rises the current may bring garbage to the beaches :(

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Ellinwood, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

You definitely do not need a tour for this. Take the ferry to Taboga (round trip $14). It leaves at 8:30 am and returns at 4:30. There is another ($20 round trip) that has more times offered. The beach is clean and beautiful. There were only 10-20 people the day we came. The only downside is if a long storm... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The beaches are very diverse. One actually creates a very neat sandbar when the tide recedes leaving much more room for playing so check the tides tables if beach going is your goal. The Honda Beach is close to the action with a beach bar and restaurant off the main "street". Taboga is quaint and unique and so close to... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Don't expect amenities. You can rent umbrellas and chairs. The bathrooms are very 3rd world and you will have a wonderful day! We met an Australian couple who had just purchased one of the local restaurants. They were very hospitable and even let us change in their bathroom. The ferry ride back and forth is easy.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We caught the 8:30am ferry from the causeway. It is about an hour trip. Get there early to get a seat on top, so you can take photos. Or a seat on the bow, this is a little wetter. Once on the island exit the dock to the right and head for the beach. Rent chairs and umbrella, for $5... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We took the El Calypso from the causeway to get to the island. Make sure you check the schedule and plan accordingly. We went on a day when the ferry left at 8:30am and didn't come back until 4:30pm, that was the only option. Their service depends on the day you go. RT ticket $14 a piece. The ride took... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

In my opinion is not worth the trip unless you are desperate to escape Panama city. The beaches looked nice from afar but there is litter and the water had oil spills and garbage floating around. The boats and the ferry dock are too close. The town is nice for a walk and nobody was harassing us tourists, but we... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I took the ferry ($14 round trip) to Isla Taboga for a day trip from Panama City. Takes about an hour, but it's seems farther! Cute little island. After docking, I turned left (everyone else went right) and walked through the small town of San Pedro which is the only town on the island. It's very quaint and has some... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Boat there costs $20, several departures a day. The island is a breath of fresh air, it's an independent community with electricity, mobile phone tower, water treatment plant. Church, many small hotels and cafes add to the charm. Go uphill to enjoy views of ships waiting to enter the canal. Hike to the other side of the island. Departure from... More 

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