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WHO WE ARE

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An Association

We are an association of boat owners who come from the community of Bastimentos. For several years we have been working to provide tourists and locals the transportation they need to entertain or travel.

Being our main concerns safety and comfort, our customers will find that they are in the hands of very responsible drivers, eager to develop your tour in a totally satisfactory way according with your wishes.

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Reliable Boats

Our boats are well maintained and in compliance with the standards established by the Maritime Authority of Panama: life jackets (mandatory use while navigating) and communication devices with our base for any emergency.

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Knowledgeable Experts

The people who directs the entire trip are more than just drivers: know perfectly not only the routes we travel through our tours but the entire region of the Archipelago and surrounding areas, with many years of handling this type of boat.

TOURS & TRANSPORT

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Tour # 1

Dolphin Bay, Coral Cay and Red Frog Beach.

The tour begins at our dock at Third Street, Bocas del Toro, near Bocas Marine Tours.
Then our boat heads to Dolphin Bay, located between Cristobal island and mainland, where we stop to observe the resident group of bottlenose dolphins.
After this observation, we continue to Coral Cay, a very small islet near the Bastimentos Island, to snorkel on the reefs surrounding the place.
For the last part of the tour we continue to the Red Frog project, at south of Bastimentos Island, where we will enjoy its beautiful beach and the possibility to walk along the coast or in the path that goes into the rainforest.
At the site there are other options to eat or have fun.

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Tour # 2

Dolphins Bay, Coral Cay and Zapatillas Cays.

The tour begins at our dock at Third Street, Bocas del Toro, near Bocas Marine Tours.
Then our boat heads to Dolphin Bay, located between Cristobal island and mainland, where we stop to observe the resident group of bottlenose dolphins.
After this observation, we continue to Coral Cay, a very small islet near the Bastimentos Island, to snorkel on the reefs surrounding the place.
Finally we continue to Zapatillas Cays, a pair of islands that are part of the Bastimentos Island National Marine Park, where you can enjoy the beach and the cristal clear waters surrounding the key, and to walk the "Path of Bromeliads," into the forest of the Cay.
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Tour # 3

Boca del Drago, Starfish Beach and Birds Island.

As usual, the tour begins at our dock on Third Street, Bocas del Toro, near Bocas Marine Tours. Then our boat heads towards Starfish Beach, at the opposite end of the same Colon Island, to enjoy the place, watching the starfish, at short distance from the shore.
It is an excellent place to swim due to the calm waters, sunbathing and snorkeling knowing the underwater fauna of mangroves that are at one end of the beach.
Nearby is Boca del Drago, where we stop them for a few minutes, is whether to walk or take a snack, before going to the Bird Island, a very special place in our Archipelago where spend their time different sea birds, including the Red-billed Tropicbird, very rare in the Western Hemisphere, and the Brown Booby, both of them that make their nest in the cay, so it is not allowed to descend into it.
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Transport & Specials

Bastimentos Town, Red Frog, Bocas Marina, Solarte, Carenero Beach, Butterfly Garden, Carenero, Polo Beach and Wizard.

In addition to the tours, travelling back and forth waiting for passengers at places where the boat stops, also offer direct transportation one way, to some of the above destinations.

Specials

We also offer special tours to any destination in the archipelago where passengers hire a boat throughout the journey without carrying extra passengers.

LOCATION & CONTACT

   Third Street, besides Bocas Marine Tours,
       Bocas del Toro, Panamá
   Phone: (507) 760-9700
   Email: boterosdebastimentos@yahoo.com
   Website: www.boterosbastimentos.bocas.com