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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Night Safari

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It's free-why not take it

My husband and I took this tour. Saw a turtle, some rats and egrets. It's okay. Kids would... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2017
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Fast trip

An ok trip, but you go round in a big car and yes, you see a few animals, but you stay very close... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2017
via mobile
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

We only saw rodents, very disappointing. Of course we know the tour cannot guarantee we see any wildlife as the animals are free so we might have been unlucky, however they are not really making it easier with the loud tram and bright flash light....More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Tour of surrounding area in a open vehicle. Guide spot lights Capebara, sloths and anything else he sees. Very well done.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed April 13, 2017

30 min tour around the hotel property at night and the guide only spoke Spanish. I was lucky my wife was able to translate for me. We did see sloths, an anteater, Cayman and a Crocodile. For 30 min and free, I thought it was...More

Thank bandit153
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took this tour. Saw a turtle, some rats and egrets. It's okay. Kids would probably enjoy. Not much to it. In an open truck.

Thank DJFDallas
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Motor tram to noisy at night makes it hard to see animals at night. Didn't see one nocturnal animal.

Thank t d
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

An ok trip, but you go round in a big car and yes, you see a few animals, but you stay very close to the hotel and it's not that big of an adventure - but it's easy. I wish the hotel would offer walking...More

Thank Foodiestravel
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

It's free if you stay at the resort and it should be. You drive the grounds which takes all of about 20 minutes in a bumpy truck , they shin a flash light in the tees and all you see is bugs. Find something else...More

Thank DaveThornbury
Reviewed July 5, 2016

I have done this activity several times each with a similar experience. The guide spoke English, Spanish, and some Portuguese and did a very good job of finding and describing the animals. We saw two Sloths, which luckily were low in their trees, a fox,...More

Thank Gregory K
Reviewed February 14, 2016

The only good thing I can say about this safari that it was free, total waste of 30 minutes. Saw no animals, very muggy night, rough roads be prepared to be shaken up on the vehicle .

Thank hblask
Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Having done this type of tour in the Amazon, I should have known what to expect. Some nighttime birds, but mostly focused on finding and grabbing crocs and caimans to bring into the boat to show guests. Living where there are alligators galore, this really...More

Thank charlestoncat
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