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9 North Panama

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Rainforest Photography Safaris and Bird Photography Safari on a custom built rainforest expedition boat. Includes specialised photographer's chair with an articulating arm and gimbal. Pro-level DSLR camera and 150-600mm lens included. All tours...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you want to see the wildlife of the canal with knowledgeable guides or get the ultimate photo of a snail kite or osprey, Andrew and Pauline from 9 North are the ones to go to. They combine in-depth knowledge of nature with expertise in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kees Thank you for your positive review. It was a real pleasure being on the lake with you, especially to share your knowledge on so many plants species. I look forward to our next trip just to photo the incredible variety of flowers in...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I had the opportunity of taking this tour and having the cutest couple as our tourist guides: Pauline and Andrew. Thank you for being so passionate about the Gamboa wildlife. This tour was a complete surprise for me, I never imagined how much I would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hi Marianna Most of our guests are totally surprised at how fantastic the lake and rainforest is and the incredible variety of wildlife and plants they get to see. We shouldn't forget to mention your newly identified 'flying blue-stick'. :) We had a great day....More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This was my favorite tour in Panama so far, and I have 5 years living here, it is all included: 101 photography class, sailing in the Panama Canal and understanding the meaning of biodiversity in Panama. Andrew and Pauline are informative and caring, they made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Rafa You guys were great fun on tour. We had some good laughs and got to see and photo an extraordinary number of wildlife species that day. See you on the boat again soon. Andrew & Pauline

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This was my 3rd time with 9northpanama and every time I go I see something new and different and with each time I find a sense of wonder and excitement. Not only are the animals amazing to photograph but the sense of tranquility on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Danielle You are a breath of fresh air on the boat, a tonic. We had such a fun trip. Please join us again, soon! Andrew & Pauline

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My name is René. I have lived in Panamá for more than 6 years now and this is, by far, the best tour I have taken here. The hosts were very kind and very passionate guides. The boat was very nice and clean and they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Rene, the Rainforest never ceases to amaze me. Every time we go out we see and learn something new. The tour we did with you was unbelievable. We saw so many interesting creatures and plants, at times it was difficult to keep up. And...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

My husband and I always wanted to take a tour on the Gamboa Lake and we saw the opportunity to do so when a friend from Florida came to visit us in Panama. We contacted 9 North Panama to coordinate a tour with them on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hello Ruth It was a very special day to have you and Dan on the boat. A day we will remember and cherish always. See you again soon. Andrew & Pauline

Reviewed 13 October 2018

What an amazing photographic tour of Gatun Lake and the surrounding area in Panama. This is definitely a must-do for visitors to Panama interested in seeing the beautiful Panama countryside! Andrew and Pauline were charming and their boat and equipment were amazing. Despite me not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hello David It was so good to meet you and have such a memorable day on the lake. Look forward to seeing you in Panama again soon. Andrew & Pauline

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Hi! My name Is Kristopher, I really want to thanks to 9 north photo safaris for the great expierience that we had at the gatun lake in Panama Canal, since we got there early morning to the boat and the receive us the attention and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you Kris. The Rainforest was amazing and we all got some excellent photos. See you again soon. Andrew & Pauline

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Thank you 9 North Panama for this fantastic experience aboard your very unique boat and amazing equipment. It's just the perfect tour for photography and wildlife lovers. I am not a professional photographer but I had a lot of fun. We were able to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Hi Maelle Thank you for such a kind review. You certainly have the eye for a good photo and I hope your experience with us will inspire you to take up photography. Look forward to seeing you again soon Andrew & Pauline

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Taking photographs while navigating the Rio Chagres was one of the best experiences of my life. I really felt like a Professional National Geographic photographer. The boat has the necessary equipment to achieve this and the staff are incredible. Thanks to Andrew and Pauline for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rich N, Owner at 9 North Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you Karmir, your enthusiasm and joy is so infectious. You are welcome to join us on another trip any day. A & P

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