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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Radio Station Tour

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Address: Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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Fun tram and walk to the tower.

This was a nice way to see the rain forest from the top of the canopy. It was raining very heavily when we did it so the wildlife was not around. Our guide was very good and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
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Aurora
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35 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was a nice way to see the rain forest from the top of the canopy. It was raining very heavily when we did it so the wildlife was not around. Our guide was very good and knowledgeable. We had a view of the canal and river for a few minutes before the clouds covered everything.

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Fabius, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We didn't get to see much except for trees. The view at the top was great. Guide was very nice and gave us a lot of information.

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Athens, Georgia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The neat thing about the radio tower is that at its top, you are even with the top canopy layer. There is a unique perspective of the Forrest to experience, and also a good view of the canal and Chagras River. Technically, the tower is wheelchair accessible because it is all ramp and no stairs. But you will need a... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We had a wonderful view and saw Toucans! I am afrain of highs so it was a bit scary. But was very happy I went all the way up. It's definetly worth the fear!

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Strathroy, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Really wantedto do this , but due to dredgingin the canal this was not available - website needs update.

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Tampa, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Very interesting tour with an informative guide. Loads of howler monkeys and capuchin monkeys in the area.

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Arlington, Virginia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

This was good tour. It gets you out on the river and canal in a small boat. Then, there's an easy hike through the rainforest to see the remains of an old US WWII installation. Very interesting. And, on the way back, we stopped by "Monkey Island." Also fun.

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Los Angeles, California
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

My husband and I did the half-day fishing trip for $214 (includes tax) with our guide Marcus and had a marvelous time. We left at 9:00 a.m. and returned around 1:00 p.m Marcus was very friendly and knowledgeable. There are not many places where you are pretty much guaranteed to catch fish, speed past HUGE cargo ships and see monkeys... More 

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Rockville, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We hired the fishing guide service at the Resort at a very reasonable price for a family of three, my wife, our seven year old son and myself. The ride to the fishing flats was through the Panama Canal. The guide, Alberto, was talented and understanding. He helped our son catch 19 peacock bass and one oscar fish. Altogether we... More 

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