How much does travelling cost?

Bocas Del Toro

Transport

  • From Puerto Viejo (Costa Rica) = Bus to Sixaola = $3, Walk border, Bus to Changuinola = $1, Changuinola to Almirante = $1.50, Boat Almirante to Bocas = $6pp
  • Shuttle to San Jose (Costa Rica) = $25+
  • From Panama City = Local bus from Albrook station = ~$30
  • From Panama city via David = Panama City to David = $19, David to Almirante = $9
  • Transport once in Bocas taxis = $1pp
  • Boats to different islands vary. Go to docks, the unofficial ones without life jackets (locals trying to make a quick buck) are cheaper. 
  • Bus return to Bocas Del Drago = $5, then walk for 15mins or boat taxi = $1pp
  • Bicycle rental = $6 per day

Accommodation

  • Hostal Heikkie
  • Double room = $22
  • Triple room = $33
  • Dorms = $10
  • Hostal Amarillo = $30 double room, ensuite, aircon

Food and drink

  • Basic western plates = $6+
  • Beer = $1.50

Street food

Bocas Street Food

  • BBQ chicken and yuca = $4
  • BBQ pork and yuca = $5
  • Falafel pita = $5
  • Breaded chicken pita = $6
  • Meat skewer = $1
  • Burgers = $2 - $3
  • Ceviche cup = $5
  • Hot dog = $2
  • Pizza slice = $1.25

Activities

  • Surf board rental = $10
  • Motorbike rental = $50 per day
  • Bicycle rental = $6 per day
  • Boat to red frog beach = $8pp, extra $8 to see Sloth Island and dolphins
  • Bat cave entrance = $1

Miscellaneous

  • Big black bin bag full of clothes = $7