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The tour was really nice. They had many other fruit trees so it was cool. Moreover the indigenous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Reuven S
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I've been on most of the chocolate tours in the Bocas area, and this is definitely my favorite... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
JoyH1757
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In the Oreba Chocolate Tour you not only get to experience one this worlds greatest inventions (chocolate), you get to view sloths, a wide variety of poison dart frogs, and sometimes even toucans. Most importantly you also see how the indigenous...more
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Rio Oeste, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 162, Panama
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was really nice. They had many other fruit trees so it was cool. Moreover the indigenous tribe were the hosts which were amazing. They showed us how to make chocolate by hand and we got to taste the chocolate at all stages in...More

Thank Reuven S
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I've been on most of the chocolate tours in the Bocas area, and this is definitely my favorite. They do a great job of teaching about cacao, touring the farm and sharing what is special about their community. They picked us up and dropped us...More

Thank JoyH1757
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Oreba chocolate tour was one of the highlights staying in Bocas del Toro. I booked the excursion at the local agency at Bocas town, took the boat to Almirante and their the guide was waiting for the group and took us with the car to...More

Thank Yazmina R
Reviewed 4 April 2018

There are two Chocolate tours from Bocas Town. We decided to take the one that is grown/run by the Ngobe people in Almirante. Both tours require a boat ride. The (other) farm located by Dolphin Bay requires you to book your own private transportation to...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely tour - we and our kids really enjoyed. A real highlight of our trip here. Lots of yummy chocolate to take home too!

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I never realized what was involved with making my favorite treat. Samuel and Jack opened my eyes to the love and dedication these people have for their art. Yes, I said art! The process of growing, harvesting, roasting, and preparing chocolate is amazing to see....More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This tour was the highlight of our trip. It just so happened that it was only my husband and I so we got a private tour. We spent about 2.5 to 3 hours there and learned a tremendous amount about the agriculture and the economics...More

1  Thank vaugkimb
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Oreba is 8 years into this endeavor to bring tourists into the world of cacao farming. The love and care with which Samuel and Jack walked us through the communal farm and showed us how they prune and protect the cacao trees was one of...More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

First, ask for Simon! Although I suspect any of the guides (and there are only 3) would be superb. What you will experience is a breathtaking tour of native flora - particularly that which produces fruit. You will get an introduction to the history of...More

1  Thank bikecobb
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

As a chocolate lover this was something that I didn't want to miss for sure. We had Samuel as a tour guide and Jack as our translator into English. Both were very personable and knowledgeable. Samuel was very accommodating to us as we arrived a...More

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bencarla
17 January 2017|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
It was $45 per person. They met our water taxi and drove us to the native lands. We had lunch then hiked to the top of the mountain through cacao trees where we we tutored in the process of making chocolate. At the end we... More
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Response from Erika B | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets for the Tour at Super Gourmet in town and took a water taxi to the main land / Isla Almirante where we were picked up by the guide and taken to the farm. I hope this helps. Erika
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