08 Jul WHALES SEASON ON THE PEARL ISLANDS
From July to November it is possible to observe numerous families of humpback whales (Megaptera) crossing the warm waters of the Panamanian Pacific during their annual migratory journey from Antarctica. During these months, the coast and especially, the famous archipelago of Las Perlas becomes a top tourist destination and the most frequented spot in Panama by travelers who wish to witness this extraordinary spectacle of nature.
The best way to see the largest mammal in the world is by joining the exceptional excursion of Sea Las Perlas, pioneering company in the navigation of this wonderful and paradisiacal archipelago. From July 6 to September 29, 2019 every Saturday and Sunday excursions are organized to visit the archipelago in search of whales. Enjoy the trip that will take you to Isla Bolaños, where you will board a small “panga” or boat under the tutelage of experienced local guides while discovering this tropical paradise, confident that you will live an unforgettable experience.
This is a unique experience in life that should not be missed, always preserving safety and having a respectful attitude towards nature. While you’re able to watch whales in the infinite sea, be amazed by their authentic pirouettes in the water. Indeed, it is one of the best ways to spend a beautiful day in the waters of the Panamanian Pacific. This excursion takes two hours, and you will also have the opportunity to visit different islands of the archipelago. During the trip, with some luck you will be able to observe sea turtles, dolphins, manta rays and a variety of fish that live in these rich waters.
After the tour ends you will return to Bolaños, one of the most paradisiacal islands of the archipelago, and after an exquisite lunch, it is possible to relax at the beach, take a refreshing swim in its crystal clear waters and enjoy the tropical weather. The trip includes a ferry ride from the pier of Isla Flamenco, an excursion in “panga” with a local guide, lunch, water, ice tea or lemonade, and a space on the beach with chairs and umbrellas where you can spend the rest of the afternoon playing beach games, while waiting for the ferry that will take you back to the city.
The price of the whale watching day tour is $ 175 for adults, $ 155 for children and kids under 4 years travel for free. For more information or reservations contact +507 391-1424 and visit the website: www.ferrypearlislands.com, here you will find all the details about rates and departure dates available for the next months.