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Bocas Sailing

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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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“dolphin bay”(28 reviews)
“great sailing”(7 reviews)
Guests on the Catamaran MOVIDA enjoy a fun filled day sailing around the archipelago of Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Lay back, relax and sail with us through the mangroves, with the dolphins and enjoy snorkeling at some outrageous reefs. Come aboard our...more
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| Carenero, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 507507, Panama
+507 6627-9808
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 May 2010

The boat leaves from town, you watch as little Bocas disappears and you are surrounded by blue water and breathtaking views. Music plays, you walk to the back of the boat ask the captain if you can have a drink. ´´Help yourself!´´ He says. So...More

7  Thank allieooop
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 May 2012

Even before boarding the vessel Marcel (owner) was complaining in front of all of us (customers) about us not being good business for him because we were all (12 passengers) using Oferta Simple. This was really uncomfortable, he made us feel as if he was...More

11  Thank Traveling Mom N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a really nice way to get out on the water and do some snorkeling. the price is quite reasonable, all in all it's a great way to spend a day!

Thank normaattaway
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Despite calling themselves an eco tourism / environmentally friendly company, seems like most of their guides disturb wildlife - pull sloths out of water just to make them pose for a photo or have a tourist take a picture.

5  Thank ValeSJ
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to see the island and surrounding snorkeling areas. If you want perfection and need things to go like clockwork, maybe sailing isn't for you. Try a cruise ship instead. We had a nice intimate trip after waiting for more adventurers...More

Thank kammykazi
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Marcel was great! He took us to a couple of great snorkeling locations (vibrant coral, various fish and reef life) and made sure we saw dolphins before heading back in. Decent price, lunch was great. If you're looking for a chill day full of fun...More

Thank shammock2713
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Met Marcel at the village square, and then taxied to his catamaran. We motored and sailed to Dolphin Bay, snorkeled there, and then headed back after lunch to another snorkeling spot off of Isla Solarte. Both snorkeling spots were excellent, and we even saw a...More

Thank schatz8762
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Worst company I have dealt with on this trip! I booked, paid my deposit, then received a confirmation and notification that full payment had been taken, but no further details on where to meet, etc. I called them in the morning and was instructed to...More

Thank Sn0wflake1992
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to see Bocas del Toro from the water, forget about the speedboats and go on this tour instead. We did snorkelling in two different spots off Isla San Cristobal and Isla Solarte, which was great. We didn't spot any dolphins in dolphin...More

Thank PhilippaFrancesWhite
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Marcel did a great job of picking unique and excellent places to sail, snorkel, and watch dolphin. Even though the wind was light, he made the best of it and we enjoyed a relaxing day of sailing. Highly recommended! Bring cash, they don't take credit...More

Thank John and Sandy T
Reviewed 17 February 2017

As other reviewers have mentioned, don't plan too much around a trip with Bocas Sailing unless you choose to privately charter their boat. We booked a trip two days in advance and paid down deposits, and were told the only reason they'd cancel is if...More

Thank pickphlow
Reviewed 17 January 2017

9 of us (8 adults and one child) chartered Bocas Sailing's catamaran for a perfect day of sailing around Bocas. Captain Marcel was full of interesting information about Bocas environment and history. The 42' catamaran is older but well maintained and has lots of room...More

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30 March 2017|
Response from Tyler H |
Hi, Yes we are in Business. I do not have any emails from you and We've been getting calls from other clients so I'm not sure what the issue it. 6464-4242 for phone and bocassailing@gmail Sorry for the confusion. Please... More
30 April 2016|
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Response from Teri G | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to ask the owner how much for a private tour. There were about ten people on our trip and plenty of room to move around and not feel like you were invading on someone else. I think it was $45 per person plus $1... More