From $115 Price per person – Half Day Tour

Monkey Island & Sloth Sanctuary

Combo: Monkey Island, Navigation in the Panama Canal & Sloth Sanctuary

Panama Travel – Other Tours

Experience secret sights of Panama

Embark on an exhilarating half-day eco adventure along the Panama Canal, nestled beside massive ships, and immerse yourself in the hidden wonders of Panama.

Climb aboard a high-speed motorboat and be captivated by the stunning array of plant and animal life that surrounds Gatun Lake. Explore enchanting stops at Monkey Island, Sounds of Silence Island, the Sloth Sanctuary, and the Butterfly House.

Whether you opt for a shared tour with fellow explorers or a private expedition with your own companions, this experience promises to be unforgettable.

Half – Day Tour

From $ 115

Price per person

Tour suitable/available for your stop of less than 1 day in Panama City.

Embark on an exhilarating half-day eco adventure along the Panama Canal, nestled beside massive ships, and immerse yourself in the hidden wonders of Panama.

Climb aboard a high-speed motorboat and be captivated by the stunning array of plant and animal life that surrounds Gatun Lake. Explore enchanting stops at Monkey Island, Sounds of Silence Island, the Sloth Sanctuary, and the Butterfly House.

Whether you opt for a shared tour with fellow explorers or a private expedition with your own companions, this experience promises to be unforgettable.

Your Itinerary

We will admire the fauna and vegetation of the tropical forest, as well as the Monkey Island where you could admire the White-Faced Capuchin Monkeys, Geoffrey’s Tamarin Monkeys and the Mantled Howler Monkeys in their natural habitat.

This is for those looking to witness spectacular scenery of the tropical jungles in the Panama Canal watershed. Just a short trip outside the city, the Gatun Lake & Monkey Islands Expedition has a mix of history, wildlife, nature, and the unique experience to travel by boat through the Panama Canal next to freight ships. Later we will visit the Sloth Sanctuary for watching three-toed and two-toed sloths that have been rescued.

After seeing the sloths we will go to the Butterfly House where we will observe the butterflies that live in the rainforest such as the colorful Blue Morpho Butterfly. We will also visit the orchid and frog exhibitions.

This tour is done from the comfort of a motorboat, with a small group. The tour will be guided by a certified guide, with an average of 4-5 people on the tour. Your guide can take you as close as possible to the monkeys and other animals, but always taking into account to not disturb them in their natural habitat or disrupt their natural feeding patterns.

Prices
Adult

SHARED TOUR
$ 115 (per person)

PRIVATE TOUR
$ 170 (per person)

Child

1-10 Years $ 30

>11 Years Adult Price

Please Note

*A minimum of 2 adults are required, if traveling with only 1 adult the child will be charged as an adult.

Journey details

Food

Please note that meals are not included in this tour. The morning tour concludes before lunch, while the afternoon tour finishes before dinner. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages to enjoy during the tour.

Food

Please note that meals are not included in this tour. The morning tour concludes before lunch, while the afternoon tour finishes before dinner. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages to enjoy during the tour.

Tour

This tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, as it is not physically strenuous. We will embark on the boat from a conveniently located port, ensuring a comfortable boarding experience.

Tour

This tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, as it is not physically strenuous. We will embark on the boat from a conveniently located port, ensuring a comfortable boarding experience.

Nature

We will visit the animals in their natural habitat, it is crucial to approach them with utmost respect and admiration. Our guides ensure you see diverse wildlife for an unforgettable experience.

Nature

We will visit the animals in their natural habitat, it is crucial to approach them with utmost respect and admiration. Our guides ensure you see diverse wildlife for an unforgettable experience.

ATTENTION!

You are booking with a down payment (NOT paying the full amount), the balance will be paid in cash or with credit/debit card on the day of the tour.
AFTER BOOKING, MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAIL AND RECEIPT.

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All about this tour

AVAILABILITY

Tuesday to Sunday (Sloth Sanctuary closed on Monday)

WHEN TO BOOK

Spots are very limited. You can book up to the day before the tour, as long as there are places remaining. ​
Book now to guarantee your spot.

HOW TO BOOK

The reservation is made by paying a down payment, the remaining balance will be paid on the day of the tour either in cash or with a credit/debit card. You will receive an instant confirmation by email. With Mobile Ticketing, you can use your phone or print your voucher.

FREE CANCELLATION

Cancel up to 72 hours in advance to receive a full refund. Read our Refund Policy for more details.

PLACE OF DEPARTURE

Lobby of your hotel/Airbnb in Panama City

DEPARTURE TIME OPTIONS

7am • 1:30pm

TRIP DURATION

4/5hs

EXTRA

For transport from these places: Westin Playa Bonita, Dreams Playa Bonita, or any of the hotels in Veracruz there is an extra cost of $30 in total.

What is included in the package?

Comfortable land transportation
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
​​​​Navigation on the Panama Canal
Entrance to the Sloth Sanctuary
Navigation on the Panama Canal
​​Sighting of monkeys and other animals
​​Rain Ponchos  (Rainy season, May-December)
​​Tour Guide: Spanish and English speaking guides (Panama Canal History)

What else should you know before this trip?

We prefer a client who is informed and aware of his/her choice to a client with wrong expectations.

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