A guided tour will explain the unique ecosystems observed at Punta Galeta (marine sea grass beds, mangrove forests, and coral reefs) and can include:
- Visit to Punta Galeta
- How the visitor should come to Punta Galeta?
- A walk along the mangrove boardwalk and explanation of the different species of mangroves
- Whale skeleton exhibit
- Observation deck, with telescopes for viewing the mangrove forest and Northern entrance to the Panama Canal or birdwatching
- Touch tank aquarium
- Information about the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and an explanation of the research taking place at Galeta
Our next exhibit is the Coral reef to reach of its hands! Hardly had you better opportunity to see nearly animals like starfishes, sea cucumbers, rays, locust, and turtles’. Some you can touch it. You will be amazed to learn about all those behaviors that always plotted you. This is the opportunity to be face to face with a nature coral reef barrier and all its colors components: fishes, sea anemones, algae and more. Furthermore, you can see a selected video about the sea life.
Day Visitor’s Fees
A small contribution is required of visitors. PRIOR RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY. Please contact Galeta at least two weeks in advance to reserve a date via phone (+507 212-8191/ 212-8192) or fax (+507 212-8148), or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
- School students: $1.00
- College students: $2.00
- Adults: $2.50
- Retirees: $1.50
- International visitors: $5.00
- Children under 7: free
- Groups under 10 persons must be pay guide’s fee
- Tuesday through Sundays: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
- Closed to the public on Mondays and selected holidays.