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Whale Watching Panama

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Panama City, Panama
+507 6758-7600
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We booked a Whale Watching Tour on July 22nd with Anne Gordon de Barrigon. Unfortunately, the boat... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Amandine S
Sao Paulo, SP

We booked two tours with them... one private tour and an other one in the big boat. Our family... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
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Humpback whale watching tours from Panama city and Contadora Island in the Pearl islands and trips to Isla Coiba, Panama. We offer 1 day trips from Panama city, 3 hour, 1 day and multiple day trips in the Pearl islands and multiple day trips to Isla Coiba. Peak Humpback whale watching season is July to mid-October. In the Pearl islands we have a 99% success rate in seeing the whales.
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“the pearl” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Panama City, Panama
+507 6758-7600
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We booked a Whale Watching Tour on July 22nd with Anne Gordon de Barrigon. Unfortunately, the boat was reported “broken” and the tour was cancelled. Anne offered to reschedule the trip for one of the next available date. After trying to contact Anne several times...More

2  Thank Amandine S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We booked two tours with them... one private tour and an other one in the big boat. Our family booked fly to Panama only to see the whales with them... But aparently they no longer assume the activity (we read this on the website, we...More

2  Thank 416lauret
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Although it's not whale season, we booked with Anne Gordon de Barrigon for a day trip for our group of 68 - we were interested in snorkeling in Las Pearles (also known as the Pearl Islands) What we didn't expect was to come up on...More

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This tour is just an amazing experience that everyone should do at least once in their life. For me it was just f¿great, we were so lucky to have so much activity that day in the water with differents whales but specially with a baby...More

Thank Maylin R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were about 40 people, taking off with a small ferry (catamaran) from Amador Causeway (Balboa Yacht Club) en route to Las Perlas (Pearl Islands). One-way trip takes something around 2 hours. We were lucky to spot whales for a few times, so we stopped...More

Thank i_segul
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Left PTY in drizzling rain but the clouds rolled back for a spectacular day. View of the city, boats lined up for the canal, and of course the whales. Saw mothers with their calves, whales breaching all amidst the spectacular Pearls. Very nice lunch and...More

1  Thank roberto1642
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I can't speak to the specifics of the day trips as I was part of a week-long retreat with Anne (the owner), but I can assure you that she has extensive experience working with all types of animals and knows pretty much all there is...More

1  Thank Constance L
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic trip! Diego and Joshua were wonderful, very informative and fun. We saw so many whales, it was absolutely incredible. Highly recommend this company to anyone visiting or living in Panama. Anne and her team are very nice and truly care about the ocean and...More

1  Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is our third trip with Anne and first on the Taboga Express. We were on a private tour and returned to Panama City on the Taboga Express, enjoying a very different experience. We were very impressed at how much families were enjoying both their...More

1  Thank Mary_Ellen_W200
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were fortunate to participate in a whale watching trip to see the Humpback whales in July. I was so impressed with the entire Whale Watching Panama team. These creatures are simply amazing! If you have an opportunity to go, don't miss it! You will...More

Thank mamaG_10
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Jamie S
9 December 2016|
Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi Jamie, Thank you for your interest in whale watching here in Panama. Your information is correct, our peak whale watching season is July 1 - Oct. 15 each year. We do receive a few Humpback whales from the Northern... More
10 January 2015|
Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in our whale watching tours. Our peak humpback whale watching season is July-October with a 99% chance of seeing the whales. At that time we have over 2,000 humpback whales from the... More