Private Island Hopping
Spend the day island-hopping off the Pacific coast of Panama in a private boat! The Pearl Islands, an archipelago of over 200 islands and islets, is located just one hour from Panama City by speedboat and is the perfect place for some quality beach time and snorkeling in a paradisiacal setting.
First settled by the Spanish in the 16th century, the Pearl Islands were named for the thousands of pearls found there. Today the islands are best known for their lush vegetation, clear waters, sparsely populated beaches and fascinating marine life. On a private boat, equipped with water toys and gear for snorkeling and fishing, you will have the privilege of experiencing the Pearl Islands in style and exclusivity. Accompanied by your guide, visit the islands’ secluded white sand beaches, away from the tourist crowds, with plenty of time to swim and snorkel in their crystalline waters.
From July through November, you can also spot humpback whales on the way, as this is during Panama’s whale-watching season. These pristine Pacific waters are also home to a wide range of dolphin species and it is likely that you will encounter the beautiful pantropical spotted dolphin on this boat tour as well.
Approximately 8 hours
Transfer from/to your hotel, round-trip boat, captain, snack and soft drinks, lunch, fishing gear, snorkeling gear.
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 approximately 7:30 am.
*Please note that the departure time is subject to weather conditions
WHAT TO BRING?
Bathing suit, towels, sunscreen, hat and camera.
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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