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Summit Botanical Gardens

#55 of 172 things to do in Panama City Features Animals
Soberania National Park, Panama City, Panama
+507 6452-6226
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Great little gem

We were recommended this place by several Uber drivers, so we decided to check it out. Several cool... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
San Angelo, Texas
Panama Park

It is a nice park but like many attractions in Panama very limited in what you can see and do... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
Paul H
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Featuring a small zoo and paved trails, this tropical botanical garden features Panama's national bird, the Harpy Eagle.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“harpy eagle” (22 reviews)
“small zoo” (6 reviews)
Soberania National Park, Panama City, Panama
+507 6452-6226
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

We were recommended this place by several Uber drivers, so we decided to check it out. Several cool animals, unfortunately the croc wasn't there for some reason. Not a whole lot of interaction with any staff though. You are kind of on your own, which...More

1  Thank ellerbem
Reviewed July 21, 2016

It is a nice park but like many attractions in Panama very limited in what you can see and do. Close to the city and inexpensive therefore worth going.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Several of us traveled to Zoo Summit from Panama City, Florida for the purpose of assisting with the movement of Jaguar cubs that were sent to Summit after they were confiscated. The mother Jaguar had been killed and the cubs were taken to Summit while...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went specifically to see the Harpy Eagle and we were not disappointed. Although it was sad to see one in captivity, they have a breeding program at Summit and they are helping to re introduce the Harpy to habitats where the populations are hurting

Thank jonnieak
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Weekends are busy with locals but well worth while to watch them enjoying the outdoors. Some animals, but plants are the main attraction.

Thank lj3efird
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had a walk round the gardens, looked at the trees, flowers and animals. Had a nice play area for the children. Watched a video and had a talk on the Harpy Eagle, Panama's national bird

Thank AndyCorns
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Just okay. If you are out of things to do, it's okay. Otherwise, never mind. There is nothing to do for the kids, by the way. Just not that great.

Thank shendrix
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Especially if you have kids with you, and they are bored with the Miraflores gates and the Old Town churches and museums, this is where you should go. They - and you as well, believe me - enjoy the quaint local animals and will be...More

Thank Pier G
Reviewed March 23, 2016

I joined the long queue on a Sunday morning to pay the entrance fees to enter the gardens. It was a very educational experience by seeing different plants and animals in Panama and history of the land. Highly recommended if you have the time.

Thank Entertainment100
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The park is a nice place to visit for a couple of hours. Summit is a wildlife rehabilitation center where confiscated/ "domestic wild" animals are brought to in order to recover. Most of them are sent back into the wild but some have to stay...More

1  Thank TammyA0815
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Paula W
What are your hours?
June 16, 2015|
Response from MurseNate |
Hours 08:00-17:00 You can Google panamatours or Summit Botanical Gardens for more info.