Diving and Snorkeling on the Pacific Coast of Veraguas

Discover the Pacific Coast of Veraguas, with the largest coral reef in the eastern Pacific, and explore some of the best diving spots in Panamá and the world. You can dive in more than 40 places and see more than 760 species of fish, 33 types of sharks and 20 species of whales and dolphins.

Coiba Island National Park

Coiba Island National Park

Discover this diving destination with access to the vast reef of Bahía Damas, the largest reef on the western coast of the American continent.

Observing Marine Life

Observing Marine Life

On your visit to the coast, you will be able to see part of the 4,200 acres (1,700 hectares) of coral, where endemic and migratory species live.

Diving and Snorkeling Tours

Diving and Snorkeling Tours

With so many diving and snorkeling spots, you will see that there are places divers of all levels and within a short distance.

To see the greatest number of species on your snorkeling trip, follow your guide's recommendations. Some operators have special equipment for underwater photos and video, which will make this experience even more memorable.

Getting There

To get to Coiba Island National Park, you must take a boat from one of the ports on the coast in Pixvae or Playa Santa Catalina. Although Santa Catalina is the furthest port from the islands, it is the one that’s most recommended. There, you will find all types of accommodation and tourist services. Ask your tour operator to see which one is best for you according to the plan you have chosen.

On your next trip to Panamá, be sure to visit the Pacific Coast of Veraguas and combine your diving vacation with experiences such as bird, whale and turtle watching, hiking or surfing. The Pacific Coast of Veraguas has a lot of activities for you to enjoy. Don’t miss out!

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