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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Chagres River Boat Tour

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Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

I think just being out on the Canal and watching the ships pass is pretty cool, but seeing various species of monkeys and other critters is even better.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JCW703
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I went on this tour early April and it did not disappoint. I saw monkeys in the wild, a sloth in the wild, toucans in the wild, iguana - plus more! as well as a crocodile just off the side of the Rainforest Resort restaurant...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Carolynn M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Staff were well informed and tried to give you a basic information of the area. It was a little short for what you pay but was good for our 7yr old and grandparents. Boats hold about 20 people or so and your out for about...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Travel through the Panama Canal. See Capuchin monkeys, iguanas, and more. We went on a morning tour that included a boat ride, Buffett lunch, aerial tram ride, and animal conservancy tour. It was a fun day. My son loved the sloth rehabilitation center. The whole...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank VeggingOut
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Was recommended by a local friend and we were not disappointed! Take a taxi (or uber) to the Gamboa Resort and pay for the next boat ride. We had to wait 1:30 as the previous boat had just left. The tour guide speaks perfect English...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

After a snack at the Gamboa Rain Forest Resort (which consisted of fried chicken fingers, fried cheese sticks, and french fries as there is not a big selection), we headed to our launch. The boat was comfortable and not too crowded although there were other...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This huge complex, once the staff housing for people working on the Panama Canal is just 1/2 mile from the canal and over looking the Charges River. The grounds are well maintained and the trees full of pink faced parrots, motmots, chachalacas and hundreds of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mmkhlava
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This was a relaxing boat ride. The guide tells you about the scenery and history of the river and canal. We saw monkeys, sloughs and birds.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank t d
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Ok trip, nothing crazy. We booked a 1 hour trip. They take you to see monkeys and that's pretty much it. If I could redo it I would try to book a longer trip where you could take it slow and maybe see if you...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Foodiestravel
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I saw half dozen animals with this tour. Crocodile, Monkey (3 types), lizards, and a bird that I cannot remember the name. Try to get the seat that is not in the middle.

Date of experience: December 2016
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12 December 2016|
Response from vwc20841 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Gamboa Resort and they had a desk there with various tours that you could take. We did all of our tours through that desk. Perhaps if you contact the resort, they can help you out.
21 August 2016|
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Response from XaineB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember either. I don't remember the cost being high enough to make me think it was unreasonable though. And totally worth the memories... Enjoy!