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Aamvecona

#1 of 2 things to do in Changuinola Features Animals
Puente San San S/N , Carretera guabito, changuinola, Changuinola 0103, Panama
+507 6679-7238
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Amazing place!

This place is amazing! I had a group of 36 students to go here. It is extremely basic, like... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
amylynn22
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Sacramento, California
Nice tour, unfortunately no manatees for us, but real eco-tourism!

We didn't reserve in advance, which wasn't a good idea. We got off the bus from Almirante to the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
CrazyBelgianGirl
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Mechelen, Belgium
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20 Apr 2016
“Amazing place!”
8 Apr 2016
“Nice tour, unfortunately no manatees for us, but real eco-tourism!”
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Puente San San S/N , Carretera guabito, changuinola, Changuinola 0103, Panama
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

This place is amazing! I had a group of 36 students to go here. It is extremely basic, like camping, with lots of bugs, but if you're prepared, it can be one of those amazing experiences you talk about for the rest of your life....More

Thank amylynn22
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We didn't reserve in advance, which wasn't a good idea. We got off the bus from Almirante to the border at the san san bridge, But no-one was in the office. Luckily there was a phone number to call and we could arrange a tour...More

Thank CrazyBelgianGirl
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We arranged a tour for a Saturday via email with a lady called Elizabeth. The tour was supposed to start at 9 am. We arrived a bit early and waited there till 10,30 am. Nobody showed up. Tried all the telephone numbers, nothing. After that...More

Thank ZuzanaKvet
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Firstly, I want to warn you. Facilities here are incredibly basic. If you stay overnight you just get a vety basic room and showering was with a bucket and scoop. As long as you go un expecting really back to basic facilities you'll be fine....More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Probably the highlight of my trip to panama, had the opportunity to see at least two manatees, release baby turtles, see many sloths and birds. However the highlight of the trip was meeting the many people absolutely dedicated to ensuring the future of these wetlands....More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 8 May 2015

If you like off the beaten track things, endangered wildlife at it's best in it's natural habitat and are prepared for more rustic conditions then you absolutely MUST do this trip! We visited a few days ago and loved it. We had emailed Elizabeth a...More

Thank natasha b
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Aamvecona! These guys are awesome! They work for the future, to give the next generations a chance to see nature as how it should be! We arrived at the office from Aamvecona and Elizabeth welcomed us with a lot of information about the turtles and...More

Thank Jojosiene
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I can think of no better organization to support in the area than aamvecona, whose staff and volunteers are dedicated to protecting the manatees and nesting turtles along the coast and down the beautiful river, which is actually a man-made canal once dug for the...More

Thank Jake_Godfrey
Reviewed 6 September 2014

A well run office in charge of the wetlands. Contact them via info@aamvecona.com to arrange seeing the manatees and/or the turtles. Where do I begin to tell you how wonderful this place is? Firstly, not only was seeing the manatees great, they also have a...More

1  Thank Maderku
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We took public transportation (water taxi, bus, and taxi) to AAMVECONA headquarters (Humedal de San-San Pond Sak) from Bocas del Toro. The headquarters are on the east side of the road toward the Costa Rica border crossing. Email or call in advance to set up...More

2  Thank joslyn1966
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