Monkey Island experience in the Panama Canal (Gatun Lake)
Experience first hand being inside the Panama Canal while immersing yourself in its intriguing history, the day-to-day operations and the abundant wildlife all around you, while being surrounded by lush rainforest. Gaze at the gigantic ships effortlessly passing us and listen for the distant monkey cries as we approach Monkey Island.
Get up close and personal with four different species of monkeys -the Mantled Howler Monkey, the White-Faced Capuchin Monkey, Geoffroy’s Tamarin Monkey, and the Lemurine Owl Monkey - as they climb on you and snatch food. Discover many other wild animals including crocodiles, toucans, sloths, iguanas, turtles, and numerous exotic birds.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass By:
Panama City, Panama City, Panama Province
We pick up all guests from their lodgings in Panama City.
Pick up time between at 7:00 am.Stop At:
Gatun Lake, Panama City Panama
As we embark on a boat ride towards Monkey Island we will drive inside the famous Panama Canal, encountering large ships. Your English speaking tour guide will talk about the history and significance of the Panama Canal and give you lots of valuable information that is not as commonly known.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Monkey Island, Gatun Lake, Panama City Panama
Our English speaking guide will take you to the Monkey Island, where you will be greeted by 3 different species of monkeys, ready to jump onto your boat to eat bananas.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
Duration: 3 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all guests at their lodging in Panama City at 7am. We strive to make this the best experience possible. In order to encounter as many monkeys as possible we elected to start our tour earlier than most others. If staying at Playa Bonita area, we charge extra and pick up at 6:30am.Airports
Cancellations and refunds:
- Tocumen Intl Airport, Panama City Panama
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.