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Address: Isla Colon, Isla Popa, Panama

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Wonderful day on the water

We recently spent the day on a Transparente Tour. The cost was $25pp. We booked on the main road of Bocas Town that morning. The boat had life jackets for everyone and a bimini to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 April 2014
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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended Transparente and their full day tour. It encompassed visiting Dolphin Bay (where we saw... dolphins!); Coral Cay (where we snorkeled and saw... beautiful coral and some fish we hadn't seen before); Zapatillos Island and a boardwalk stroll through the jungle spoting small turtles and beautiful birds, varied plants and white sand beaches; lunch (which we preordered and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Bocas del Toro, there are many options of agencies to buy from, and they have about the same price, but we bought lots of trips with Transparente Tours because of the employee Macarena, who is really cheerful, friendly and convincing in selling the places in a nice way. I recommend.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

What a great day out and well worth the money. It feels like we ticked off a lot of the things we wanted to do on our holiday - snorkelling on a coral reef, walking round a gorgeous island in the Zapatillo chain and seeing sloths and dolphins. Highly recommended

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Garmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Did the tour including dolphin bay, snorkelling at coral cay and zapatillos island. We were lucky enough to see some dolphins and really enjoyed the snorkelling. Zapatillos islands are incredible - beautiful white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Can easily walk the whole circumference of the island and find a sandy patch to yourself for the 2 hours we had... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We took the zapatilla trip They charged us 160 for the two of us for a boat ride that almost capsized and nothing to do there

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

we got scammed! we booked a nice tour on the first day of our trip and decided to book a second one on the following day. bad thing we got on their office when the owner's sister was there. she (one of the bosses) made us pay a tour that another group had booked even though we said it's not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

We were only in Bocas del Toro for a couple of days and we wanted a way to see a few things all in one day. We chose to do option #1 out of the multiple options that we had. It was $20 and I think it was good value for money. Our guide Caesar was great, he gave us... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

It appears that all the cheap boat tours booked on the main street in Bocas end up on one boat. Yes you lll go to the Dolphin Bay...Most of the time you may see a pair of dolphins..there are a lot of boat a there and really they end up bugging those animals more then anyghing.the motors aren't completely rubbed... More 

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Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

We recently spent the day on a Transparente Tour. The cost was $25pp. We booked on the main road of Bocas Town that morning. The boat had life jackets for everyone and a bimini to provide shade. It started on the dock in Bocas Town at 9:30 am and we were brought back at 4:30. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, beach... More 

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