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Starfish Beach & Bird Island Tour
Activities in Bocas del Toro

Starfish Beach & Bird Island Tour

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  • English and Spanish
  • 6 hours

Discover two of the most spectacular places in Bocas del Toro on this day trip: crystal clear sea, lush jungle and paradise white sand await you at Starfish Beach and Bird Island!

Bocas del Toro: Starfish Beach & Bird Island Tour

At 9:30 am on the morning of your day trip, we'll pick you from your hotel on Isla Colón, the main island of Bocas del Toro. From there, we'll head to the Bocas Marine Pier, where a boat will be waiting to take us to two of the most beautiful places in Panama: Starfish Beach and Bird Island. Ready for an adventure in paradise?

We'll cruise across the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea in the direction of Playa de las Estrellas, a beach located on the opposite side of Isla Colón to Bocas Town, and so named for the abundance of starfish, or "estrellas", that live here. This little corner of paradise is one of the most popular beaches in Bocas del Toro, and you'll soon see why as you step foot on its soft white sand and take in the views.

You'll have four hours of free time to enjoy this magical place, swim and snorkel amongst the starfish or simply sunbathe on the sand.

We'll then return to the boat for the journey over to Isla Pájaros or Bird Island, a tiny islet that has become a sanctuary for tropical birds. See if you can spot the different species of native and migratory birds that live here, like pelicans, frigates, gannets and even red-billed tropicbirds, famous for their long tail feathers.

You'll be enchanted by the massive coral reefs visible in the sparkling emerald waters and the lush vegetation on the island - a true delight! After filling your cameras with beautiful photos, we'll make the return journey to your hotel on Isla Colón for around 3:30 pm.

Hotel pick up

This excursion includes pick up from hotels located on Isla Colón. If you're staying on one of the other islands in Bocas del Toro, you'll have to make your own way to Bocas Marine Pier for 9:30 am.

Price

Adults Children under 3 years old
US$ 38
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 38
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

6 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotels on Isla Colón.

English speaking guide.

Transport by minibus and boat.

Not included

Snorkelling equipment.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (9:30 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 38
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel 12 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.