Otoque Island, Bona & Estiva

* Private tour, price starting from 4 people


Otoque is an island located in the Gulf of Panama. This island was originally populated by indigenous people. Currently, Otoque is a small fishing town.

Two other islands surround Otoque Island: Estiva and Bona Islands. Today they are considered wildlife reserves. During the months of July to September, whale watching is one of the main attractions in this destination.

In addition to the whales, you can see great marine biodiversity such as turtles, dolphins and a variety of fish.

You will have the opportunity to go hiking on the island of Otoque. Here you can enjoy bird watching and marine fauna, snorkeling and of course swimming and enjoying the beaches.


  • Whale Watching during their breeding season (July – September)
  • Observation of marine life such as dolphins, turtles, rays, fish and corals
  • Enjoy the beaches of the island
  • Caves, tunnels and rock formations of the islands
  • Hike through the forest with incredible views
  • Enjoy the unique taste of island cuisine
  • Important points for migratory birds

6-8 hours
Easy and Moderate
Minimum age
4 years
4 -15

Starting from
Panama City
Starting Times

7:00 a.m.

Pick Up
At your hotel in Panama city
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Departing from Panama City, we will arrive at Punta Chame. The journey will take approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. In the port of Punta Chame, we will take a boat for about 40 minutes before arriving at Otoque Island. Along the way, you can observe the great diversity of marine fauna, dolphins and, depending on the season, whales. Upon arrival in Otoque, we will hike across the island through its beautiful tropical forest. The hike will take 1 hour, during which you will be able to appreciate the incredible vegetation and the views over the sea and the surrounding islands. Upon reaching the other end of the island, the boat will wait for us to take us to a beautiful beach on the island, where you can swim and snorkel. After having enjoyed the beach, we will take the boat again to go to the town of Otoque, where a delicious Panamanian lunch will await us. After lunch, we will take the boat to the port of Punta Chame, where we will take our vehicle back to the city.


  • Transportation from Panama City
  • Boat
  • Professional guide
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Panamanian Lunch

What To Bring On Your Adventure

  • Passport or ID
  • Sunscreen
  • Proper clothing
  • Swimsuit
  • Shoes you can get wet and shoes for the hike
  • Waterproof bags for camera and cell phone
  • Cap or hat
  • Towel and extra clothes
  • Water and snacks

General Information

Panama is a modern and dynamic city. There are more than 180 buildings that exceed the height of 100 meters. The old town, known as Casco Viejo, is located along the coast and in front of the city. It is a charming place, where the architecture of Spanish and European influence is very present. It is the perfect place to stroll during the day, take pictures and wander the streets. It is a place full of life where you can find a wide variety of restaurants, terraces, bars and nightclubs.

It is impossible to talk about Panama without mentioning the canal, the interoceanic route that joins two oceans, which you can also visit.

Starting from Panama City, you can experience all kinds of adventures. We offer unique experiences for all tastes: cultural immersion, mountain walks, visits to the Caribbean coast and unforgettable experiences in the waterfalls.

Important Information

Physical condition 

The activities we offer require a certain physical condition. For each tour there is a difficulty scale as a guide. People with particular physical and health conditions must indicate it, it’s important that our guides are aware and prepared if one of the participants has a particular physical or health condition.

Vegetarian, Vegan and/or Food Allergy

Some of our tours include lunch, please let us know in advance if any of the participants have a specific diet or if they have any type of food allergy. It is important to keep in mind that the meals we offer are prepared by locals and that depending on the destinations, the options of ingredients may be limited.


Our guides are professionals who know the risks and dangers of each tour or place we visit. It is important that you follow their instructions. We are not responsible for the damage or accident caused by not respecting the instructions and recommendations of our guides.

Drugs and illicit substances

For your safety and the safety of our work team, illicit substances or drugs should not be carried, because on certain tours we will pass through a customs and/or control post. If you put the integrity and security of the tour at risk, you must be held responsible for the damage caused.


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