About Taboga Island – The Island of Flowers
Taboga Island, or Isla de las Flores as it’s also known, is a beautiful island just 8 miles from Panama City.
With Taboga Express Fast Ferry it’s a simple 30 minute trip to this Volcanic Island and its sandy beaches. The island has a rich history and plenty to see. Tourism is the major economic activity on the island, although fishing and agriculture are also practiced. The island has become a popular touristic attraction due to its beautiful natural areas and its proximity to Panama City.
Aside from 3 beaches, the island has trails for hiking to its highest points including Cerro Vigía and Cerro de la Cruz. The latter is a hill located south of the town, topped with a huge cross. Boat Tours for fishing, whale watching, snorkeling, and sightseeing are available from the Taboga Tour Center. We also offer historic walking tours of the town and nature tours.
Taboga is located just 8 miles from Panama City, and only is 30 minutes away with Taboga Express Fast Ferry on our new, modern and comfortable catamaran vessel. The island now hosts 6 restaurants, 6 hotels, 3 beautiful beaches, and coming very soon is a new 12-line Zipline!
Our very popular historic walking tour of the town with our bi-lingual guides is a perfect way to start your day. We also offer Full Day Tours including private beach chairs and umbrellas for shade, bathroom use, full lunch with appetizer and desert, free Wi-Fi and snorkel equipment plus a delicious Welcome Drink on arrival.
Click HERE to see the Tours offered by Taboga Express Fast Ferry.