Where to go

2 locations to discover…

Marine life

Panama has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

Panama is blessed with a warm tropical climate, beaches, mountains and rainforests. Spend a week or more aboard a liveaboard cruising Coiba National Park or venture further to Malpelo, the ‘Everest of sharks’.

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your needs.

Malpelo Liveaboard

Experience shark diving at its best on this challenging trip around Malpelo Island. Depending on the time of year, rewards include large numbers of hammerheads, silkys, and the rare sand toothed sand tiger shark.

  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Liveaboard Diving in Panama

This liveaboard adventure offers experienced divers the chance to enjoy some of the world’s best adventure and exploratory diving in the Gulf of Chiriquí around Coiba Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

When to go

May to November brings the wettest weather, but the finest shark encounters.


  • Cool season

    Dec to Apr: Northern winds bring cooler, calm conditions and clear skies
  • Warm season

    May to Nov: Warmer water rich in plankton means plenty of action, but more rain and choppy seas

Wildlife events

  • Jan to May: Best months for schools of hammerhead sharks
  • May to Nov: Coiba sees humpback whales from both hemispheres gather
  • Jan to Apr: Encounter the rare smalltooth sand tiger shark
  • Jun to Sep: Best months for schools of silky sharks
  • Jun to Sep: Best months for whale sharks


0 related resort. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


1 related liveaboard. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


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