Looking for some of the best whale watching Panama has to offer? Believe it or not it can be found just off the Pacific Coast of Panama City! Catamaran tours to the Pearl Islands and small private charters will enable you to discover the majestic Humpback whales in Panama up close! Take a look at our list of Panama whale watching tours and choose the best option for you!
The warm waters around the Equator give the ideal conditions for humpback whales to breed and protect their offspring during their winter season. Panama, being in the middle of this transit route, welcomes whales from the southern hemisphere from July through October, while whales from the northern hemisphere are found from January to March. Whale watching in Panama is possible nearly all year long! And the best part, most Panama whale watching adventures depart right from Panama City! It is no wonder whale watching is among the top things to do in Panama City!
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For more general information on the humpback whales in Panama, take a look at our blog posts about whale watching in Panama in general, our team experience whale watching to Contadora Island, and some information about the Pearl Islands in general too.
Panama Whale Watching + Sonny Island Resort Day Pass in the Pearl Islands
This is not your average whale watching trip in Panama. Aside from spending 2 hours navigating the Pearl Islands seeking out whales, you get to spend a few hours at the Sonny Island Beach Resort too! All your favorite beach club amenities, lounge chairs, umbrellas and of course a bar where you can purchase cocktails or your favorite Panamanian beers to celebrate an amazing day. This is a VIP whale watching experience in Panama for sure!
The Real Deal: $148.00
Real Deal: $127.00
Panama Whale Watching Private Charters
Private whale watching charters to the Pearl Islands Panama. Customize your own 8 hour private snorkeling, island hopping and whale watching trip for you and 8 of your friends on our comfy 27’ Proline perfect for whale watching. Departs any time any day of the week!
Real Deal: $1,240.00
Pearl Islands Whale Watching & Chapera Beach Break
Board a double decker catamaran and cruise out to the Pearl Islands in search of the majestic Humpback Whales. Top that with a BBQ on board and a beach break at Playa Cacique on Chapera Island and you have one of the best whale watching tours in Panama. This discounted whale watching tour runs Certain Days only from July to September, so book your space now!
Real Deal: $162.00
Real Deal: $110.00
Whale Watching Pearl Islands & Isla Bolaños Beach Break
Join the pioneers of whale watching in Panama on our comfortable fast ferry while we seek whales in the Pearl Islands. Listen to the whale songs from the hydrophone, then stop for lunch on the secluded beaches of one of the Pearl Islands best kept secrets, Isla Bolaños. Limited spaces on weekends only from July through September.
Real Deal: $170.00
Real Deal: $150.00
Whale Watching Tour from Contadora Island
If you are staying at Isla Contadora in the Pearl Islands, here's the perfect whale watching tour for you! Head out your doorstep and jump on board with our naturalist guides to get up close and personal with the Humpback Whales and other marine life waiting for you.
Real Deal: $140.00
Real Deal: $70.00
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