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Panama Outdoor Adventures

Rio Piedra, Portobelo, Panama
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Canopy zip lining is a great way to explore the rainforest. Panama Outdoor Adventures is a right... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
ShawnLawthe3rd
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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There is a Reason the Owner’s Nickname is “Sharkey”

In February I made a reservation for myself, my wife and my daughter for the zip line and river... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
Frank D
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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Panama Outdoor Adventures is an eco-adventure site located in the jungles of Panama on the Caribbean coast, only 1 hour drive from Panama City. Activities include CANOPY ZIP-LINE ADVENTURE, RIVER TUBING, HORSEBACK RIDING, NATURE TRAILS, BIRD WATCHING, and JUNGLE CAMPING. Meals may also be provided with adequate notice. Many adventurers enjoy their day in the area by going to the historical town of Portobelo after their jungle experience. Please reserve via website form.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“the river” (22 reviews)
“great fun” (5 reviews)
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Rio Piedra, Portobelo, Panama
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Canopy zip lining is a great way to explore the rainforest. Panama Outdoor Adventures is a right turn 20 km before you reach Portobelo, about 3 km into the forest, on a dirt road and I would advise against a city car like our Kia...More

Thank ShawnLawthe3rd
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

In February I made a reservation for myself, my wife and my daughter for the zip line and river tubing tour on a date in May. I did that by contacting Panama Outdoor Adventures. The person who responded was “Sharkey” Lopez who is the owner....More

12  Thank Frank D
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time zip lining and the guides were friendly and informative. Having worked in the outdoors I was a bit disappointed in the safety equipment. Harnesses were good but the carabiners have seen too much use and need to be replaced with...More

3  Thank PadraigHogan
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Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We did a cruise for our honeymoon through the Panama Canal. We had a day stop in Colon and decided to try the zip lining! This was by far the highlight of our trip! The trip and transport was arranged via seafaricks zoo/animal rehabilitation centre-it...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We travelled from Panama City to Colon in the morning and arrived to POA just in time for our adventure to start. When you get there you have to sign a disclaimer. Once everyone's ready, you have to walk to the first platform, which is...More

1  Thank karypunx
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

The place is beautiful, very natural, the river is clean and it would have been a great day except that they expect you to brake with gloves that are full of holes & don´t have any kind of safe landing in each of the zipline...More

1  Thank Itzel O
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Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

First of all, if you make the proper arrangements you will not have any difficulties at all. I called ahead, was told to pay first at Safaricks Zoo (easy to find if you use google maps), then drove to zipline location. ANY 4 wheel drive...More

Thank Erin M
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

I was visiting Panama City with my sons, ages 11 and 14, and had heard that there were ziplines in the rainforest and thought it would be a fun activity. I found Panama Outdoor Adventures here on Trip Advisor and saw that it was highly...More

3  Thank mbrownlee
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

My friends and I were looking for something to do and she really wanted to do ziplining. I was hoping to find one that had a high weight limit as I'm on the heavier side. Well this one was it. The owner was great! He...More

Thank Kenya B
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

I called in Monday morning for the Ziplines tour to be answered by a voicemail and asked to be called back. Anyhow we went on our way to this place after the GPS told me we arrived with just jungle. Drove one kilometer further and...More

1  Thank ProgRes
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Sharleen56
February 4, 2016|
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Response from Alaw58 | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no animals on this zipline. If you want to see them, I highly recommend taking a day trip out to the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. They have a lake tour that allow the monkeys to come up to you on your little boat! Tons of... More
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