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Contadora Island (Pearl Islands 2D1N Tour)

Pristine beaches, beautiful nature, and crystal clear waters bursting with marine life await you on the stunning Contadora Island.

USD $365.00USD $491.00

Per Person

Embark on a 2-Day Adventure to Contadora Island

Just 30 miles off the Pacific Coast of Panama City, lies the Pearl Islands, a group of more than one hundred stunning islands complete with white sands, crystal clear waters, and an abundance of marine life. This amazing tour will give you the opportunity to explore the preferred luxury island destination of choice. Contadora Island is just one of several stunning tropical paradises, combining adventure, relaxation, fun, nature, and comfort. Swim in crystal clear waters, relax on pristine beaches, and snorkel among colorful marine life. Bring your partner, friends, or the whole family!


  • Whale watch from July to October.
  • Snorkel in crystal clear waters full of marine life!
  • Relax on white sand beaches almost exclusively for you.

Tour Information

Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
Start/End location: Panama City, Panama
Availability: Year-round
Miscellaneous: This tour requires a minimum of 8 people. If your group has fewer than 8 people, please email us at and we can see if there are other travelers interested.


On the first day, at about 06:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel to catch the speed boat to Contadora Island. You will cross the waiting area for ships crossing the Panama Canal. You arrive at the island at o9.00 am, where another boat is waiting to take you to nearby islands, to explore the beautiful beaches and discover amazing marine life by snorkeling in the clear waters. In whale watching season, between July and October, we dedicate at least 1 hour to see mother whales with their young calves, and male whales jumping and diving in the water to demonstrate strength. Around noon, we return to Contadora to enjoy lunch at the best restaurant on the island. After lunch, you will check in Gerald’s B&B. Your guide will return to Panama city and you are free to enjoy the beach or island at your leisure.

Breakfast is included the next day. Then you need to make the hard decision about what to do with your day! You can rent a Kawasaki Mule and drive to one or more of the stunning thirteen beaches around the island, hire a captain for fishing, or simply relax and enojoy the tranquil scenery. For your convenience, you will be given a cooler, so you can buy drinks and food for your adventure. The ship back to Panama City will depart at 15:30 pm, where your guide will be waiting for you at the pier to drop you back at your hotel.

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from hotel
  • Fast ship return ticket
  • Boat transfer to whale watching (in season) or to Pearl Island beaches
  • Lunch on the first day (appetizer, main course, dessert, and drink)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Drinks (water, coke, diet coke, ice tea, and beer)
  • Snacks
  • One night in Gerald’s B&B on Contadora Island

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Shorts/bermudas
  • Cap/hat
  • Sunblock and sunglasses
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Raincoat during rainy season (April to November)
  • Camera

Important Notes

  • Departure: Tours start Monday to Thursday, and return the next day.
  • You are picked up and dropped off at your Panama City hotel. Hotels that ARE NOT in Panama City (i.e. Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Westin Playa Bonita, Intercontinental Playa Bonita, and others) will incur a small extra charge
  • Group size: 8 – 13 people with at least 5 adults in the group.
  • Free for children under 3 years old. Discounted price for children 4 – 11 years old.


  • More than a week in advance: 15% administration fee
  • Between a week and 48 hours prior to departure: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees
  • Less than 48 hours prior to departure or no-show: No refund


Contadora Island, Panamá

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Contadora Island, Panamá 8.626107, -79.039080

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