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The Galeta Marine Laboratory

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Address: Galeta Island | Caribbean Coast, Colon, Panama
Phone Number: +507 212-8191
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Looking for Marine Life in Colon City? Well this is the place to go. Very close to the Colon City and no more than 45mins from Panama City. All researcher and workers are very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2014
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stopped by without realizing a reservation was required. However, they let us wander around to see the pools of sea life. The turtles were huge. This is a working laboratory so it is not really large or set up for tourists. I am still glad was stopped by to see another part of the area and saw some marine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Looking for Marine Life in Colon City? Well this is the place to go. Very close to the Colon City and no more than 45mins from Panama City. All researcher and workers are very friendly and they are very knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2010

We toured STRI's Galeta Marine Laboratory with Gabriel Thomas. He was pleasant, knowledgable, and rightfully proud of the work they do at Galeta. Although the conditions were not optimal - recent storms left the water cloudy with silt and rain and wind were a challenge - Gabriel was happy to show us all the facilities. He showed us how they... More 

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