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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tours
Owner description: We offer the best day tours on the Panama Canal. Our tours showcase the flora, fauna, and the Canal operations. For a very... more » Owner description: We offer the best day tours on the Panama Canal. Our tours showcase the flora, fauna, and the Canal operations. For a very unique experience we operate the only floating lodge on the Panama Canal. Don't just visit the Canal "LIVE IT!" « less
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Panamá Rainforest Discovery Center is the main project of the Fundación Avifauna Eugene Eisenmann, non-profit... more » Owner description: The Panamá Rainforest Discovery Center is the main project of the Fundación Avifauna Eugene Eisenmann, non-profit environmental organization for the conservation of birds in Panama. Our objective is to protect the tropical rainforest throught sustainable tourism.We offer bird feeders, a 32 meters observation tower, 2 kilometers of trails, gift sotre and educational programs for students.Most of the staff of the Panamá Rainforest Discovery Center are from neighbouring communities. They are incorporated into the center after going through a training and selection program. « less
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tours
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Ranked #5 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Take a boat tour through the Panama Canal into secret waterways to find hidden islands where Capuchin and Howler monkeys can... more » Owner description: Take a boat tour through the Panama Canal into secret waterways to find hidden islands where Capuchin and Howler monkeys can be seen leaping in the trees above. Occasionally, they become curious of visitors and venture down to take a closer look. This Panama Canal tour provides a unique opportunity for viewing wild monkeys in their natural habitat. Other animals you might spot on this tour includes Two and Three-toed Sloths, Crocodiles, and turtles that are native to Gatun Lake. The boat ride to and from the island passes through the Panama Canal, giving you the chance to spot huge container ships during their passage across the world. « less
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #7 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tours
Owner description: Get the forest’s different perspective, take a close look from above! You can be eye to eye with the birds and animals of the... more » Owner description: Get the forest’s different perspective, take a close look from above! You can be eye to eye with the birds and animals of the rainforest while sitting comfortably in the seat of our Swiss-engineered aerial tram system. Gliding smoothly through the tree tops, you will experience firsthand the sounds and peace of the deep tropical rainforest. One of the Gamboa’s tour guides will accompany you to describe the flora and fauna that you will see. The 1.2-kilometer ride culminates at a hill top where you have the opportunity to visit the Observation Tower. After walking up the spiral ramp, you will discover a panoramic view of the Chagres River, Panama Canal, Embera Indigenous Village, and the Town of Gamboa. All surrounded by lush mountainous rainforest. Recommendations: comfortable clothes, binoculars, water. Departure times: from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays for maintenance « less
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Ranked #8 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #9 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #10 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #11 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tours
Owner description: If you have asked yourself, “What is the wild life doing while we are sleeping?” then this Panama tour can answer your... more » Owner description: If you have asked yourself, “What is the wild life doing while we are sleeping?” then this Panama tour can answer your questions. It is ideal for lovers of adventure and mystery at night. This safari goes in search of plant and animal life on the Chagres River. Get ready for an experience beyond the common tour! Possible sightings include caiman, capybara, and two-toed sloth. « less
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Ranked #12 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tours
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Ranked #13 of 13 attractions in Gamboa
Category: Tours
Owner description: Gamboa Rainforest Resort and its guests are fortunate to have one of the world’s best bird-watching sites just minutes away.... more » Owner description: Gamboa Rainforest Resort and its guests are fortunate to have one of the world’s best bird-watching sites just minutes away. Pipeline Rd. and its vicinities, have a documented bird list of more than 400 species. Let one of the Gamboa Rainforest Resort bird guides take you along Pipeline Road for a peaceful, easy and early morning hike, accompanied by an orchestra of birds singing. Commonly spotted birds include: Blue Cotinga, Green Shrike-Vireo, Antbirds, and Trogons. « less
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