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Isabel Island National Park

San Blas

From the San Blas dock, it is a two-hour trip to el Parque Nacional Isla Isabel (Isabel Island National Park). This paradise of volcanic origin is inhabited exclusively by birds and iguanas, occasionally visited by fishermen.

Isabel Island is a sanctuary for marine birds, you can find blue and red-footed boobies, frigates, Sooty tern, pelicans, brown swallows, tropicbirds and partridge gulls, the last two considered in danger of extinction. Because of its rich ecosystem, the island is classified as a Biosphere Reserve and only allows access to 30 tourists per day.

Activities such as diving, snorkeling, hiking to the lighthouse to see the sunset, kayaking, and hiking in the lagoon are offered. From November to February, one of the attractions is swimming with the whale shark and watching humpback whales. In the immersions, you can observe sea lions and turtles.

Due to the conditions of the sea, whoever visits Isabel Island cannot return to land the same day, so it is possible to camp. The services are provided by the tour operators.

From the San Blas dock, it is a two-hour trip to el Parque Nacional Isla Isabel (Isabel Island National Park). This paradise of volcanic origin is inhabited exclusively by birds and iguanas, occasionally visited by fishermen.

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Isabel Island is a sanctuary for marine birds, you can find blue and red-footed boobies, frigates, Sooty tern, pelicans, brown swallows, tropicbirds and partridge gulls, the last two considered in danger of extinction. Because of its rich ecosystem, the island is classified as a Biosphere Reserve and only allows access to 30 tourists per day.

Activities such as diving, snorkeling, hiking to the lighthouse to see the sunset, kayaking, and hiking in the lagoon are offered. From November to February, one of the attractions is swimming with the whale shark and watching humpback whales. In the immersions, you can observe sea lions and turtles.

Due to the conditions of the sea, whoever visits Isabel Island cannot return to land the same day, so it is possible to camp. The services are provided by the tour operators.

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