Tours in Panama City

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Tours in Panama City

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Adventure Tours
6 hours
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AU$127.78
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Bus Tours
4 hours
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AU$101.25
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Car Tours
5 hours
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AU$96.20
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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AU$193.83
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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AU$156.50
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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AU$150.76
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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AU$204.70
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Bus Tours
4–5 hours
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AU$95.72
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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AU$272.80
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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AU$142.14
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Adventure Tours
3–4 hours
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AU$107.68
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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AU$211.68
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Helicopter Tours
30 minutes
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AU$1,292.20
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Day Trips
6 hours
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AU$176.60
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Day Trips
8–9 hours
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AU$845.67
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Adventure Tours
4 hours
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AU$185.21
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Walking Tours
4 hours
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AU$443.65
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  • remi s
    Boston, MA5 contributions
    Overall, this was a decent tour. We were asked to be ready by 5:000 am for pickup, however the driver showed up at 4:45 am and rushed us. We then set off for a one hour drive then stopped at a gas station for food, drink and atm use. We then proceeded to what I’d call the worst ride of my entire life. This was the bumpiest road I’ve ever been on. It didn’t help that the car that we drove in was very old and had terrible shock absorbers. The driver drove like a maniac which made for a very uncomfortable ride. The islands however made all the pain worthwhile. Once we got to the port and boarded the boat, we set off for a smooth ride to the islands. Some of the most beautiful islands I’ve ever seen. The water was so blue and the locals were nice. The lunch served was pretty decent. We had to bring cash for beers. The did serve one drink/beer with lunch. The dog island was our favorite - we enjoyed swimming with the beautiful fish by the sunken ship. The ride back home seemed shorter but still very bumpy. Overall I would recommend this tour if you’re not afraid of a bumpy ride.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • atxgrl79
    Austin, TX144 contributions
    The sailing to and from the island was my favorite part of the experience. At one point one of the members taught us dance moves to several of the songs. The staff were wonderful. The ladies were helpful, enthusiastic and friendly. I definitely recommend this tour if you want a chill time away from the city. Also the lunch was delicious. I particularly enjoyed the macaroni salad. Lastly the restroom was clean ladies.
    Written 25 May 2022
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  • Wander383812
    1 contribution
    It was just simply amazing!!! Our tour guide calling the monkeys and to see them come into our boat was very satisfying. Also, we get to see a couple of ships going through the canal as well. The experience was worth it .
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • MeLikeyTacos
    Austin, TX1 contribution
    We had a great time, tour guide was very knowledgeable and showed us all the good photo spots. We got to see a ship passing through the canal. Chips and water were available. Van was roomy enough and had good a/c.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Logan Phillips
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates3 contributions
    10/10 Guide picked us up at our hotel. Guide was super friendly, spoke perfect English, and took us to the Spanish fortifications on the Pacific coast (UNESCO sites if I recall correctly), Panama Canal (which was dope if you like infrastructure), and even drove us through the former housing for the Panama Canal Authority soldiers/family when the PCZ was US territory. Driver/guide also stopped to show us howler monkeys. I forgot what we paid tbh but it was well worth it. 10/10. This review is from my experience in 2018 pre-covid fyi...but if you're reading it in 2022 or beyond, the company has a great track record and I'd recommend them.
    Written 20 May 2022
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  • Tarik C
    1 contribution
    We could not imagine to have a better guide than Esteban! He was very enthousiastic, fun and was able to answer all of our question. Therefore he made our trip better and even took pictures of us whenever we asked for:) 10⭐️!
    Written 23 May 2022
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  • Tyrone C
    Minneapolis, MN6 contributions
    Great morning tour! John was very informative and engaging the entire trip. We got to see monkeys and a few other animals on the rainforest hike. Additionally, we got very lucky and saw a sloth crossing the road on the way back and John and our Driver were kind enough to pull the bus over and let us watch the sloth climb a tree for a while. Highly recommend!
    Written 23 May 2022
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  • Experience178535
    6 contributions
    This was a fantastic half-day excursion. Juan was our guide and he was friendly, knowledgeable, and went out of his way to make the tour memorable. Pick up at the hotel was smooth and Juan spent the 40-minute drive to the lake talking about the country, and its wildlife and answering all of our questions. We saw a variety of wildlife on the islands including all three species of monkeys, alligators, and a sloth. Keep in mind that you are on the boat for a while so sunblock and/or a raincoat is a good idea. Sloth sanctuary was interesting and it was great to see them up close. We were also offered water bottles and snacks in the van which was a nice touch. Highly recommend this tour for all ages!
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • yeny s
    Coral Springs, FL2 contributions
    I booked the 3 pm meetig at the starting point option and ejoyed touring Casco Viejo with a small group of 6 people, all my questions were answered and I got to see places I'd never have been able to find by myself. Alex is such a friendly local, very knowledgeable and accommodating, he also has a very fluent english. We even had the chance to see a local soccer game. I felt like a local during the tour. 100% reccommended.
    Written 21 May 2022
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  • Inga_K_K
    Quito, Ecuador327 contributions
    San Blas is very beautiful, and finally I had a lovely time. However you have to be prepared that things will just happen according to the understanding of local indigenous community, not as on train schedule in Switzerland. You don't know where you will be going and when, you are just told a short while before: now we go to a different island or now we do the tour (possibly not the same island as in tour description and not on the same day). In the final accounting, all islands very beautiful and all tours were fun. So if you can relax and just let things happen, you will have good time. But if you need to be in control of everything and be informed at all times, this may not be for you.
    The lodgings and food are rather basic (but I did get my lobster dinner). Think toilet on the other end of the island, or at least over the yard. The facilities were nevertheless impeccably clean.
    According to tour description, a drink should have been included with lunch and dinner, but the local providers did not think so – just as well that I had packed plenty of water from the mainland.
    The jungle exclusion follows the course of a stream, wading sometimes knee deep, so dress accordingly. I finally had to do it in my trekking shoes, it did them no favours. The river is rocky so barefoot wading is not an option, and the rocks are sometimes slippery – this may not be appropriate for small children or senior citizens.
    Written 9 December 2021
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  • Rio D
    1 contribution
    Jose was amazing! He was super knowledgeable and fun. He picked us up from the resort and dropped us back off. Would absolutely recommend!
    Written 18 May 2022
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  • John
    7 contributions
    Very pleasant trip. The water of the places we visited was beautiful and of perfect temperature. Jenny and Juan David are two very interesting people, it was nice to listen to their story, they have a lot to tell. I recommend it if you want to do something nice but less touristy.
    Written 21 May 2022
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  • Niall A
    3 contributions
    Fantastic day out!

    Crew were so friendly, skipper clearly knew his trade.

    Language skills across the whole crew avoided any problems and we got clear instructions when needed.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • Frank D
    Slidell, LA438 contributions
    This was a really excellent experience!

    For the Southbound Trip, the bus from Flemenco Marina is large and comfortable and pleasantly air conditioned. It holds about 50 people maximum. For a better shot at the best seats on the boat, sit at the front of the bus; I sat at the back and preferred that as the bus wasn't quite full and there was lots of space back there.

    On the outside, the boat has 3 deck areas. The bow area has rather limited seating (considering the number of people). The upper deck, a few steps down from the bow area, has 2 rows of seating with each row having seats facing outward to water and inward toward center (and the other row). This deck also wraps around to the stern of the boat. The 3rd deck area is on the lower deck at the stern and is also a designated smoking area. With a reasonably full load, there aren't quite enough seats to go around - but that won't matter once you get started because most people are up milling around and taking pictures. Position yourself standing at the very front of the bow for the first part of the trip for good pictures. After the boat enters the Pedro Miguel lock (1st lock) you may want to go to the stern to get pictures of whatever large ship will be following you into the lock and of the water level drop where you're up and then down. This is the best lock for pictures, IMHO, because it has the largest drop; the upcoming Miraflores Locks are a set of 2 locks with smaller drops on each one.

    Inside there is quite a lot of seating in 3 cabin areas. Immediately off the lower deck at the stern is the entrance to the 1st compartment. Going down some steps takes you to the restrooms and you can go forward to the enclosed bow area with seating or go down a few more steps to another cabin with seating where drinks and lunch is served.

    Water and soft drinks are available throughout the trip at no charge; alcoholic beverages are charged for. Lunch is a brown bag affair with everything stored in a cooler for freshness until served. Very nice lunch with a delicious small sub sandwich, generous mixed fruit bowl, and a generous salad. The chocolate chip cookie was great, too!

    The guide on the trip I took is a professor of history at a local college who does the guide bit on weekends - and is excellent. He provides a huge amount of great information about the canal and its history in alternating Spanish and English. He is also available with answers to any questions you may have about the canal.
    Written 27 March 2022
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  • Trineka M
    2 contributions
    This tour was so much fun. Mayra was an awesome
    Tour guide who gave us a lot of information about the city and the bike ride is fairly easy.
    Written 21 May 2022
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