Panama Whale Watching

Transfer to Playa El Arenal in Pedasí, to board your boat. After a short briefing about responsible whale watching you will start the tour on the Pacific Ocean. Off Pedasi’s coastline, dolphins are frequently seen and between June and October humpback whales. These whales migrate from cold waters to Panama’s Pacific coast with warmer water temperatures to give birth. Your captain and guide are trained for responsible whale watching and will enlighten you with many interesting details about the whales, while – with a bit of luck – you are able to observe these giants of the seas.
After the whale watching you will head towards Iguana Island – a wildlife refuge 8 kilometers off the coast. The island is famous for its white sand beach, crystal waters and coral riffs including 17 different types of corals that shelter more than 350 species of fish. You will enjoy the white sand beach for a while before returning to the mainland for a traditional lunch of fish and fried plantains.

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Tour details

Panama Whale Watching:

Our Panama Whale Watching tour is operated only during whale watching season from July to October. Please be aware that even though probabilities of seeing whales on the tour are very high, we are not visiting an aquarium and cannot guarantee whale watching on each tour. We strictly practice responsible whale watching and follow international standards – please follow your guide’s instructions at all time.


About this Panama Whale Watching Tour
Tour DatesFrom June to October daily at 06:45 AM
DurationApprox 8 hrs
BringSwim suit, towel, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera
IncludesTransportation from / to Chitré, bilingual tour guide, entrance fees, water, lunch
Important NotePrice is valid for groups of minimum 4 persons from/to Chitré. Contact us for rates for smaller groups, different pick-up points (Pedasi, etc.) and our monthly specials.