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Gatun Explorer Panama Canal Jungle Day Tour

#33 of 95 Outdoor Activities in Panama City Features Animals
Panama City, Panama
+507 282-8214
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This tour was amazing. So much to see and do. We were able to kayak through he rainforest and fish... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
Jennifer C
Windsor, Ontario
via mobile
Was double billed with no compensation.

Have to say that the tour provided relief from the sweltering heat of Panama City . Safety of the... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
gerard n
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This tour was amazing. So much to see and do. We were able to kayak through he rainforest and fish in the lake. The guide was very knowledgable and so were the staff. The floating house was very neat. The food served was delicious. It...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Have to say that the tour provided relief from the sweltering heat of Panama City . Safety of the tour participants was a primary concern and that's always a worthy marker. I would have walked away happy and content from the experience except that I...More

Thank gerard n
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a trip that is super fabulous, I went with a group. We take a "lancha", that is a type of boat in which we passed trough some areas near the Gaillard Cut; well actually we were on the Canal Area, specifically in Gatun....More

Thank Nany O
Reviewed 5 February 2016

While I admit it is fun to see Capuchin monkeys, they are pretty much trained to come to the boat when it arrives. The disappointing part of this day trip was our guide who apparently hates women and had an real attitude when it came...More

Thank nhhikergirl
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Captain Jack was funny and informative as we saw monkeys, held a boa constrictor, kayaked, and jumped from a water fall. It was a great day.

Thank Paul2key
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Great tour! Got to experience the tropical forest up close. Kayaked on lake Gatun and saw the flora and fauna of the region

Thank myriam r
Reviewed 29 May 2015

This was a fantastic day for us. We loved spending the day out in nature and seeing monkeys and alligators in the wild. There were two families who lived in Panama City and they had a great time too. One of them had been there...More

Thank americanaatoscana
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Unless you have a lot of natural padding, bring something to sit on (a fluffy towel would work). The seating on the boat is very firm and it was quite uncomfortable after a few hours. That said, the trip was enjoyable to be on the...More

4  Thank SlipperyJoe
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Our trip and guide was just like the brochure had advertised. We saw crocodiles, iguana, sloth, monkeys, and plenty of different bird species. The guide was very knowledgeable about the canal, ships, and wildlife. It was wonderful to see so much undeveloped rainforest protected for...More

2  Thank Sheldon K
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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

Okay, if you expect close encounter with wild animals this tour might be a disappointment for you. But if you're looking for a relaxing day outside the city it is a good option. You get a glimpse of the Canal when driving to Gamboa and...More

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Carrie F
Good morning, we are a group of 4 adults and would like a half day tour to see monkeys etc on Lake Gatun. Do you offer a half day excursion? No need for lunch or afternoon activity. Please reply Thank you
10 February 2016|
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hi I was wondering if you could tell me approximately how much you paid for this tour... also, do you have to get yourself there or do they pick you up where you are staying? How long is this tour? I am planning to go to Panama in august and staying with some relatives. thanks Teri
9 July 2015|
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Anne B
Is there a phone number or website?
14 January 2015|
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