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ENJOY YOUR PANAMA BIRDING VACATION

ENJOY YOUR PANAMA BIRDING VACATION

UNPACK. SETTLE IN. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING ELSE.

UNPACK. SETTLE IN. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING ELSE.

Honestly, I have never been anywhere as photographically engaging as Tranquilo Bay on Bastimentos Island in the Bocas del Toro archipelago on the Caribbean side of northern Panama….There can not be many places in the world to equal the easy accessible tropical variety of Tranquilo Bay.
Steve Ingraham, Lightshedder.com

YOUR PANAMA BIRDING ADVENTURE

YOUR PANAMA BIRDING ADVENTURE

BIRD WATCHING IN BOCAS DEL TORO

BIRD WATCHING IN BOCAS

  • BIRDING PANAMA

    Tranquilo Bay has listed over 200 species of birds on-sight and over 500 from our daily excursions to nearby bird-rich environments. Bocas del Toro, Panama is geologically gifted, creating extreme species diversity; there are an incredible variety of ecosystems, habitats and altitudinal zones only a short distance from the lodge. Our guides are passionate about observing wildlife, excellent at spotting as well as identification and frequently work with bird watching groups and individuals with birding specific itineraries.

  • WESTERN CARIBBEAN SLOPE

    W. CARIBBEAN SLOPE

    In western Panama the Caribbean Slope of the Talamanca mountain range, Tranquilo Bay’s back yard, plunges some 11,000 feet from the high alpine forest of La Amistad National Park into the lowland rainforests bordering the Caribbean Sea, in a span of less than 40 miles. Within the areas we explore from our comfortable facility the altitude ranges from 7,000 feet to sea level in a zone where nearly 500 species of birds can be found. This extreme biodiversity and high level of endemic species is due to abrupt changes in altitudinal zones and extreme geographic features creating many distinct ecosystems, as well as, migratory corridors.

  • BIRD & WILDLIFE WATCHING

    BIRDS & WILDLIFE

    Tranquilo Bay is located on 200 pristine acres, adjacent to Bastimentos National Marine Park, amongst the convergence of 3 distinct ecosystems. This creates an extremely diverse and unique wildlife observation site where flora and fauna overlap from separate worlds increasing diversity. In a week it is possible to identify over 100 species of birds without leaving the property. There are several elevated porches throughout the facility, creating an incredible eye-level view. While birding onsite you might also encounter white-faced capuchin monkeys, night monkeys, two and three toed sloths, iguanas, caiman, butterflies, a variety of frogs and lizards, and within the canopy a collage of rain forest hardwood and fruit trees, lianas, mangroves, ferns, orchids and cycads.

  • OVER 1000 SPECIES

    Bird watching in Panama, an area roughly the size of South Carolina, includes over 1000 recorded bird species, more than the U.S. and Canada Combined. The Province of Bocas del Toro hosts two overlapping Endemic Bird Areas, (EBA 019) Central American Caribbean Slope and (EBA 020) Panama and Costa Rica Highlands. A Panama birding tour is not complete without visiting western Panama’s Caribbean slope, one of the most important areas for restricted range avifauna in the world.

    Western Caribbean Slope Clements Bird List

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    Western Caribbean Slope AOU Bird List

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  • CANOPY OBSERVATION TOWER

    OBSERVATION TOWER

    Tranquilo Bays latest eco-adventure soars 100’ above sea level; bringing you to the top of the forest canopy for a panoramic birds-eye view of three distinctly different ecosystems within Bastimentos National Marine Park. The bird watching, wildlife and photo opportunities from this incredible vantage point are truly sublime.

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  • CENTRAL LOCATION

    Our central location in the archipelago allows us to explore freely, traveling by boat directly from the facility for all of our excursions. Due to dramatic geographic formations and Bocas del Toro’s dynamic environment the range of different bird habitats seem endless.

FEATURED PACKAGE

FEATURED PACKAGE

  • 7 Day / Night Package within Western Panama$1660 per person / double occupancy
  • 7 days guided birding within the Western Caribbean SlopeBird Tranquilo Bay Trails, Zapatilla Cayes, Synder Canal, Bird Island, Green Acres Chocolate Farm, mainland Punto Robalo to the Continental Divide and Bastimentos National Marine Park.
  • Package AvailabilityMay - November 2016 subject to availability
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ALL PACKAGES INCLUDE:

ONSITE ACTIVITES

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AMENITIES

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  • default_title200+ Acres of Conserved Land
  • default_titleKilometer+ Caribbean Coastline
  • default_titleDelicious Meals
  • default_titleDrinks
  • default_titleEquipment Usage
  • default_titleFirst-Class Facilities
  • default_titleExperienced Bilingual Naturalist Guides
  • default_titleAdjacent to National Park & Municipal Reserve
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ONSITE ACTIVITES

  • default_titleBirdwatching
  • default_titleCanopy Observation Tower
  • default_titleExploring & Hiking on Nature Trails
  • default_titleFishing
  • default_titleKayaking
  • default_titlePhotography
  • default_titleSnorkeling
  • default_titleStand Up Paddle Boarding
  • default_titleSwimming
  • default_titleWildlife Spotting
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AMENITIES

  • default_titleA/C Individual Cabanas
  • default_title200+ Acres of Conserved Land
  • default_titleKilometer+ Caribbean Coastline
  • default_titleDelicious Meals
  • default_titleDrinks
  • default_titleEquipment Usage
  • default_titleFirst-Class Facilities
  • default_titleExperienced Bilingual Naturalist Guides
  • default_titleNext to National Park & Municipal Reserve
  • default_titleWifi in Main Building
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ONSITE ACTIVITES

  • default_titleBirdwatching
  • default_titleCanopy Observation Tower
  • default_titleExploring & Hiking on Nature Trails
  • default_titleFishing
  • default_titleKayaking
  • default_titlePhotography
  • default_titleSnorkeling
  • default_titleStand Up Paddle Boarding
  • default_titleSwimming
  • default_titleWildlife Spotting
  • Show More

AMENITIES

  • default_titleA/C Individual Cabanas
  • default_title200+ Acres of Conserved Land
  • default_titleKilometer+ Caribbean Coastline
  • default_titleDelicious Meals
  • default_titleDrinks
  • default_titleEquipment Usage
  • default_titleFirst-Class Facilities
  • default_titleBilingual Naturalist Guides
  • default_titleNational Park & Municipal Reserve
  • default_titleWifi in Main Building
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LET YOUR BIRDING ADVENTURE BEGIN

UNPACK. SETTLE IN. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING ELSE.

From your cabana, on the rainforests edge overlooking the Caribbean Sea, wake to the morning call of hundreds of Red-lored Parrots, the beautiful voice of flocks of Montezuma Oropendolas, and the mysterious sounds of the Green Ibis on the wing. Take coffee on your private elevated veranda as humming birds zip by, raptors hunt for their morning meal and brown pelicans share a few sardines with the magnificent frigates, just beyond the mangrove forest. Hundreds of trees, bushes, and flowering plants have been strategically blended throughout our living areas to attract a diverse variety of birds without the use of feeders.

YOUR GUIDES

Jim, Jay and Renee did an outstanding job with this place. They made us feel like we were part of their family... I cannot stress enough how wonderful this place is. It is a slice of paradise.
J & B, New York
  • Owner Operated Lodge

    JIM

    Owner / Operator
    Adventure Leader
    Group Sales & Marketing

  • Naturalist Guide Bocas

    NATALIA

    Naturalist Guide
    Adventure Leader

  • Panama Naturalist Guide

    RAMON

    Naturalist Guide
    Adventure Leader

  • Panama Eco Lodge Owner

    JAY

    Owner / Operator
    Lodge Physical Operations
    Adventure Leader

  • Travel Coordinator Bocas

    RENEE

    Owner / Operator
    Travel Logistics
    Lodge Operations

Everything was perfect:  the accommodations, the food, the people and especially the personal attention we received from all of you and Ramon and Natalia.
J & M, New York

COMPANIES WE HAVE GUIDED

  • VENT
  • Cheeseman’s Ecology Safaris
  • ABA
  • Cheepers! Birding
  • Wildside Nature Tours
  • eBird
  • Eco Tours
  • FIELD GUIDES

FIELD NOTES

FIELD NOTES

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(713) 589-6952 (USA)
(507) 838-0021 (PANAMA)
(713) 344-1125 (USA FAX)

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