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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Aerial Tram Tour

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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Aerial Tram Tour
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Get the forest’s different perspective, take a close look from above! You can be eye to eye with the birds and animals of the rainforest while sitting comfortably in the seat of our Swiss-engineered aerial tram system. Gliding smoothly through the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
+507 314-5000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely quiet slow ride through the treetops. We saw sloth and agotis and of course lots of birds and plants. The guide, Kara, was knowledgeable and engaging. The trip up the observation tower was easy because it is ramps all the way. The view...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wilsongirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried booking through a travel agency and they really let us down so we just had the concierge call and make sure there were seats open and took an Uber to the resort. Best decision we made, you set the pace for the day....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dennis w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed my guides 4*4 to get here - and combined with being off peak meant very few others here. My guide was amazing - we saw a vast array of birds and other wildlife - wonderful morning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicknacknoop
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We have travelled all over the world and our time on this tram was one of the most exciting and breathtaking events in our ;lives!! The pure peace of sailing above the canopy and then the burst of howls from the howler monkeys at high...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank junglefun123
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of heights and this is high. You glide across the top of the trees. We were very lucky as there was nobody else at all on the tramway so no chattering or clicking cameras. All you could hear were the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lorrainel908
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This was an excursion we took from our cruise ship and we were very pleased. The first stop there is the restroom before you board the tram to the top of the mountain (no restrooms at the top). Most cars hold 5 people and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

To sum up, this is a relatively short, low-key tram ride to a small trail that leads to a large fire-watch tower. The tower is really the "highlight" of the trip, more-so that the tram ride, with 360 degree vistas. You can see monkeys and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JCW703
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on this tour. I had built myself up for possibke dissapointment after reading the negative reviews but was pleasantly surprised and had a great time. We were lucky enough to see lots of wildlife and our tour guide, Carla was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jonnybyr333
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Rainforest aerial tour with sloth sanctuary. Good service, beautiful tranquil ride on a cable car over the rain forest. Rewarding view from top of observation tower -- can see stretches of the Panama Canal. Visit included the Sloth Sanctuary where you can see the sloths...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CS K
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Of the promised 90' we spent 30 in the gift shop waiting for the activity to start. The guide didn't explain anything. After 10' she was gone. We had to look for her. She rushed us through the rest of the activity with disregard for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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28 November 2017|
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Response from Tim D | Reviewed this property |
Also, the viewing platform is ramps not steps or stairs.
Amy S
12 September 2017|
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Response from Tim D | Reviewed this property |
We did the an inclusive package that had 3 different excursions and all were excellent. I would recommend calling them instead of email as it's easier to understand the details. The lake tour was excellent as was the aerial... More
Eileen H
26 May 2016|
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Response from cindy h | Reviewed this property |
Shorts, tank top, hat, sun glasses, comfortable shoes.