Bocas Historical & Starfish Beach
Bocas Del Toro (meaning “Mouth of the Bull”) is a province of Panama formed by the mainland and nine main islands. Christopher Columbus explored the area in 1502 while searching for the passage to the Pacific Ocean. Columbus’s original name for the island was Isla Del Drago.
Travel in time from the primitive settlers to the golden ages and visit the most important buildings and historical places of this charismatic culture. Some of the spots you will visit on this tour are the Smithsonian Research Institute, Bocas’ first cemetery, and La Gruta, a cave visited by locals in honor of the Virgin del Carmen and well-known for being home to many species of bats. You will also stop by Starfish Beach for some relaxation time and lunch.
Full day (8 hours)
Guide, transportation, entrance fees, lunch.
Please note that any tour departing from Gamboa or Playa Bonita hotels, or hotels near the airports will have a total surcharge of $70 plus 7% tax.
We will pick you up at your hotel at 9:30 am
WHAT TO BRING?
Camera, bathing suit, towel, dry pair of clothes, sunblock, hat, bug spray.
The following information is a Panama tipping guide:
- Shuttle Driver $ 2.00 per person, per day.
- Sightseeing tour driver $ 5.00 per person, per day.
- Tour guide $ 10.00 per person, per day.
- Tour boat driver $ 5.00 per person, per day.
- Bellboys and airports $ 1.00 per bag.
- Waiter / a restaurant 10% – 15%.
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