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Address: Ave A | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6780 3010
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Description: BarefootPanama is a top notch tour company offering the best in service...
BarefootPanama is a top notch tour company offering the best in service, quality and value.
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Monkey Island and the Embera tribe

I was in Casca Vieja for the day and stopped in to the Barefoot tours office where I met Itz, a delightful and very helpful girl, and arranged an all day tour to monkey island and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was in Casca Vieja for the day and stopped in to the Barefoot tours office where I met Itz, a delightful and very helpful girl, and arranged an all day tour to monkey island and the Embera tribe of Panama. It was explained to me that they could not guarantee a booking until they had 4 or more passengers... More 

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Vancouver
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I essentially had a 12 layover in Panama City from 6 am to 6 pm and so I thought that a city tour was a completely reasonable request. I contacted five different day trip companies and Kevin (the owner of Barefoot Panama) responded promptly and was the only one with a tour for me to join. He was also willing... More 

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

I'm glad we were able to accommodate and thanks for the review! With Panama positioning itself as a new HUB for air travel in central america, layovers are becoming a more common thing and Panama City is almost the perfect stop over destination, if timed correctly. Glad we could help out! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful tour with Ross this week to Monkey Island and the Embera Village. Ross was so friendly and knowledgeable. He has a wonderful rapport with the Indians and is well informed and knowledgeable about the habitat in the rainforest. Fantastic experience and day! Loved feeding the monkeys!

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Glad you were able to feed the monkeys! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The tour was excellent. Gonzo our guide was fun and had a lot of interesting stories about Panama City and how it evolved over the past years. I would recommend the tour to everyone!

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Every one of our guides has a unique perspective on life in Panama, adding to the original experience you will find on our tours. More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My girlfriend and I book the Panama City and Canal tour and it was great! We went on a Monday(today), our tour guide Kevin was fantastic!!! He picked us up on time and was very knowledgeable about the city, the history and the people. Gave us tips and advice on the what to do in Panama. Personally I do recommend... More 

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We also highly recommend taking our city tour right when you get here. We like to help people save time and money by orienting you and pointing you in the right direction, to make the most out of your trip to Panama! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Excellent boat tour through Panama canal area and adjacent rainforest. The guide Ross, was very personable and knowledgeable. We saw 3 species of monkeys, countless birds and even some baby crocs. Highly recommended.

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Its the perfect time of year right now for baby crock spotting. Nice work, and thanks for the review! More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Barefoot Panama definitely lived up to the other great reviews I saw here. I took the Monkey Island and Indian Village tour and had a great experience. The Indian Village part isn't quite explained on their website the way that it could be - I won't type the whole history here but basically you see one of I believe two... More 

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We will revisit our Monkey Island and Indian Village page and see if we can't do it more justice. It is one of our most popular tours and we would hate for anyone to miss out! More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A tour is as good as its guide, and our guide, Ross, was terrific. He showed us the Panama Canal from the land, we went to the museum, and learned about its construction. The walk through Casco Antiguo (old town) was the best way to experience the history of this city, and Ross gave us interesting stories about its conquerors,... More 

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Glad you feel like you learned a thing or too, we always try to bring the history to life. Thanks for the review! More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

simple is the only way to write a review of Barefoot Tours Panama. Excellent tours,excellent staff. Zero complaints. If you're traveling to or through this beautiful country do a tour with these guys, it's mistake to overlook it.

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, hope to see you again! More 

Bregenz, Austria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I took a last minute Panama Canal tour and the owner went out of his way to get me on a tour the following morning. The trip was well organized, it was the smaller (and better) of the boats being offered on the tour.

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UA_Panama_Jeff, Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

We always try our best to accommodate last minute bookings, thanks for the review! More 

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Address: Address: Ave A | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6780 3010
Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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