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Xplora Panama Day Tours

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Amazing Lake Bayano Spelunking tour with Alex

My family and I recently booked the Lake Bayano cave tour and had an absolute wonderful time. With... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
KatRocks
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Renton, Washington
Amazing Experience

My husband and I did this tour with Alex. I have to say it was amazing. Alex is a walking... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Ludc1
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Toronto
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We offer small or large group tours with a focus on culture, nature, and adventure. All our tours are guided by local Panamanian guides with 10+ years of professional experience leading safe and informative tours in Panama. In them you will find a...more
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Calle 50 & Via Brasil, Panama City 0833, Panama
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+507 6378-9914
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

My family and I recently booked the Lake Bayano cave tour and had an absolute wonderful time. With two young children (ages 10 and 8), my wife and I were a bit nervous, but our guide Alex quickly put us at ease. We enjoyed the...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for this detailed review. Indeed, this cave is not "tourist" prepared... it is just an amazing place with no special modifications for tourism, and this is precisely what makes it a unique place. We are very happy that your whole family enjoyed our...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did this tour with Alex. I have to say it was amazing. Alex is a walking encyclopedia! He genuinely cares about his guests. He made sure we were safe. He went out of the way to point out tracks in the...More

Thank Ludc1
Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and for sharing with others the way we do business. Yes we will try to save sloths and other animals on the side of the roads, after all is us, the civilization, who...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018

We had a wonderful half day tour. Alex picked us up at our hotel right on time and took us to the canal for the boat ride. Fernando (boat driver) was amazing! He spotted a crocodile from what seemed like 2 kilometers away resting on...More

Thank JMed2018
Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for this review. We love our country and enjoy very much sharing it with travellers like you!!!

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

An unforgettable experience! Beautiful and unknwon places magically brought to life thanks to the effort and dedication of our Xplora team!! The organization was perfect, our guides were more than friendly and considerate, very knowledgable about Panama and its history, spoke perfect english and were...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you Saskia and Armand for your kind words! Our guides are naturalists/biologists and enjoy showing our country´s great bio diversity. It was as fun for us as it was for you :) Thanks!

Reviewed March 24, 2018

Esther from Xplora made arrangments for our week in Panama. She was terrific to work with and the arrangments were flawless. Drivers were always on time (or early) and very pleasant. They were flexible - happy to rearrange or make an additional stop. Without a...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this reivew. It was a pleasure to work with your group!!!!

Reviewed March 23, 2018

We worked with Xplora for transportation for a week (for a small study abroad group). They were organized and easy to work with as we coordinated many, many transportation details ahead of time and throughout our time in Panama. They were always on time, safe,...More

Thank Tracy W
Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed March 21, 2018

Our guide Alex was very knowledgable, letting us in on the history of Panama and the rainforest and its inhabitants. From Panama City, it was around 1.5-2 hrs to the entrance of the hike (in an indigenous area - Guna Yala region). The hike was...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you for your comprehensive review!!!!! We are very happy that you enjoyed our services!

Reviewed March 8, 2018

I cannot say enough good things about our experience with this company and with Alex. I visited Panama with my husband and did two tours. Alex was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We were the only two people on the tour for both days which...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for this wonderful review! Indeed we take small groups in order to minimize environmental impact and to provide personalized attention. We are glad that you noticed this. Thank you!

Reviewed March 4, 2018

The Lake Bayano Cave Tour was like no other tour I've ever experienced, however it is not for anyone looking for a leisurely stroll through a cave. Even though it was the dry season, the water level was still relatively high, which meant a bit...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for writing this review! Yes, there are spiders in the cave but they stay away from people :) It is great that you enjoyed the tour this much!

Reviewed February 27, 2018

This is not your typical touristy excursion. This is a true adventure expedition and the guide, Alex, is absolutely amazing! The hike is approximately 3 miles in each direction through pristine, untouched jungle. You will get muddy and it will be challenging in spot, but...More

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Briant D, Gerente at Xplora Panama Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you for this review. Indeed the experience is for the adventurers and it is not a "walk in the park", but you surely pointed it out: the waterfall is gorgeous. Thank you for taking the tour with us and for taking the time to...More

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Youngmom8
October 14, 2016|
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Hi, there are tours for every one. Our wildlife safari for example can be taken by 5 years old children, but our caving cannot. Please go to our website panamatraveltours and e mail us from there. We can tailor activities... More
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Daniela K
June 7, 2016|
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Hi, thank you for contacting us. For now Alex is available for your dates. Just go to our website and fill the form. There is a link to our website, on the right side of the page where you fill in this question. Or you... More
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