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Address: Gatun Lake, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 5073902322
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located in Lake Gatun, this island gets its name for the white-faced...

Located in Lake Gatun, this island gets its name for the white-faced monkeys that inhabit it.

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Nice time part of the touristic must do.

Weather strated out great change to light rian Pochos were handed out Saw plenty of monkey and had a great lunch at the hotel Gamboa

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
rwoods658
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Panama City, Panama
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Princeton, New Jersey
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62 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We absolutely loved our trip to Monkey Island with Paola as our guide! We saw three different types of monkeys as well as iguanas and an adult and a baby alligator! The boat gets very close to the shore which allows you to get a fantastic view of these adorable creatures...thank you for a fantastic experience!!!

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Thank Engerdes
Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Weather strated out great change to light rian Pochos were handed out Saw plenty of monkey and had a great lunch at the hotel Gamboa

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Thank rwoods658
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The monkeys have so much personality. We really loved seeing their interactions with the other people visiting the island. We even saw a monkey steal a whole pie from locals who were hanging out on the beach.

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Thank BrooklynEsq
Bedford, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great monkey viewing. We were thrilled that none of them tried to come into our boat since we had met someone who had been bitten by a monkey. We don't know the real circumstances but it did make us a bit leery. Loved it!

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Thank Elaine S
Saint John, Canada
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183 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked out the Gamboa tours right here in the hotel and then checked out this lady(Sorhay) with a tour van in the French quarter The Real Panama Trs. The tour girl gave us prices 25% less than at the hotel through Gamboa tours. I also noticed some of the hotel tours were pretty packed where this girl took just... More 

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Thank Murray D
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went early in the morning on a boat ride to Monkey Island and actually saw several monkeys. I would imagine later in the day you would not see any, at least that is what I heard. It is a fun and relaxing ride monkeys or no monkeys.

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Thank kevinvest1
Blandon, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monkey Island lived up to its name. Got to see monkeys, vultures, a sloth, and various birds via boat. The tour guide was very informative and friendly. Would recommend.

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Thank Tamara M
Newport, RI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there yesterday and our guides were whistling for the monkeys and feeding them. They were wild, but happy to come and eat some grapes and bananas. They came right onto the boat. It was a hoot!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a love of monkeys! I have seen lots of monkeys in different countries, but never a Tamarinds! My kids got to hand feed some, and they were adorable!! The ride out was beautiful. We also saw Howler monkeys, Capuchin monkeys, Iguanas, turtles and birds.

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Thank TheDukeCity
Laguna Beach, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is worth an afternoon. A half hour out of the city and you will find yourself in the middle of the jungle - complete with howler monkeys and crocodiles. There is also a very nice place for lunch.

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