Category Archives: whale shark

Coiba opens again – Panama’s sharky destination – let’s talk about diving with sharks


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SHARK DIVING 1×1 – A BEGINNER GUIDE   For many people, sharks are scary monsters and jumping into the water, known for shark sightings, might sound like a crazy thing to do. Not so for scuba divers. To see a shark is the highlight on every dive. Many divers are becoming addicted to swimming with these perfectly adapted and gracious animals, patrolling our oceans for 420 million years. Unfortunately, less and less, as humans are killing them in the Hundreds […]

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Up to 3 Whale Sharks in one dive


Whale Sharks are primarily pelagic animals, spending the most of their life in the open ocean. Coiba National Park and also other islands and sea mounts in the Gulf of Chiriqui are visited in seasonal feeding aggregations, where these migratory biggest fish of the world can be spotted frequently and sometimes in numbers. The reason is,  that they are feeding close to, or even on the surface, when their favorite food is around.  Beside plankton they feed on schools of […]

Hot Whale Shark Season starting


Whale Sharks started to come in mid of November and has been seen frequently around their favorite feeding grounds. We expect the hot whale shark season starting around December New Moon / 13th of Dec. Multiple whale shark sightings are possible this time of the year till end of January and longer.  

Still Open Spaces on our Multi Day Trip 11th to 12th of December


There are still open spaces for ourTwo Day Dive Trip from 11th to 12th of December with one night at Coiba Ranger Station. Last Minute Prices available for bookings.