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Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal and Jungle Tour

By Panama Day Trips
4.9/5
Price is AU$190per traveller*

Features

Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected

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From Central Panama City Hotel 07:00

Free cancellation
8h

From Panama city Hotels : Pick up and drop off in Central Panama City Hotels
Pickup included

Starting time

startTime for From Central Panama City Hotel 07:00, offer 1
Price is AU$189.54 per ticket, price for 2 Travellers is AU$379.08
AU$379.08

Total

Price is AU$379.08
* Select 2 travellers to get the lowest price of AU$189.54

From Outside Panama City Hotel 07:00

Free cancellation
8h

Pick up/drop off from outside Panama City as Playa Bonita, City Of Knowledge, Amador Causeway, Panama Canal,Costa del este.
Pickup included

Starting time

startTime for From Outside Panama City Hotel 07:00, offer 2
Price is AU$210.60 per ticket, price for 2 Travellers is AU$421.20
AU$421.20

Total

Price is AU$421.20
* Select 2 travellers to get the lowest price of AU$210.60

What's included, what's not

  • Panama Canal boat ride (90 minutes)
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Entry/Admission - Agua Clara Locks
  • Entry/Admission - Fort San Lorenzo
  • Service charge
  • Due to heavy traffic, no free pickup from hotels located near Amador Causeway, Clayton (City of Knowledge) Playa Bonita. Separate transport for the an extra charge
  • Playa Blanca, or Rio Hato, Metromall or Tocumen Airport need to arrange own transport
  • This is not a TRANSIT tour, we wont travel by boat inside the locks.

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • The tour starts in a very remote area and there will be no access to public bathrooms until around 10:30am. There is a sheltered latrine available for women at the dock but it is very rustic.
  • Vegetarian and vegan option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
  • Minimum age is 3 years
  • If you will be staying at a hotel area that is not on the list, please contact your local operator prior to booking your tour
  • Near public transport
  • This tour is in ENGLISH
  • Not recommended for travellers with walking problems or other serious medical conditions that prevent to getting inside a small boat.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
  • Departure time: 7:00 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Panama City, Panama City, Panama Province

This tour begins with hotel pickups starting at 6:45am. I know it sounds crazy to get up so early on your holiday, but you will thank me for it later. Starting this early we can beat the crowds and see more wildlife in cooler temperatures.

Pass By: Lake Gatun, Lake Gatun, Colon Province

To start this tour, you will follow the Panama Canal north to the town of Gamboa.

Stop At: Monkey Island, Gatun Lake, Panama City Panama

You will visit the famous Monkey Islands where you will see capuchins, howlers, and tamarins.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Agua Clara Locks, Avenida Bolivar Lago Gatun, Colon 0301 Panama

Caribbean side of Panama. You will visit the Agua Clara Visitor Centre to see the new expansion locks working up close. 

Located on the west side of the brand new Agua Clara Locks, the Agua Clara Visitor Centre allows you to observe transiting vessels from a scenic lookout point and learn first hand about the various operations of the Panama Canal, the history of its construction, its participation in the world markets, and the importance of its watershed. An observational deck lets you watch the ships pass through the Agua Clara Locks on their way to the Pacific or Atlantic oceans.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort San Lorenzo, Colon Panama

The next stop will be a visit to San Lorenzo National Park where you will visit a remote rainforest full of flora and fauna, followed by a freshly made picnic lunch and a tour Fort San Lorenzo. A 400 year old Spanish fort on a scenic cliff overlooking the Caribbean, here you will recount the many attacks by pirates and privateers that happened at one of the most historically important places in Panama. 

The Fort of San Lorenzo, located on an 80 foot (25m) cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea at the estuary of the Chagres River, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980 along with the fortifications of the city of Portobelo. It was part of the defensive system for the transatlantic trade of the Spanish Crown, and is a fine example of military architecture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The Fort of San Lorenzo is one of the oldest fortresses in Spanish America. Here you will recount the many attacks by pirates and privateers that happened at one of the most historically important places in Panama. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Panama Day Trips- Canal Eco Tours, Calle El Cangrejo Calle D El cangrejo, Panama City 0807 Panama

Return to Panama City for Hotel Drop off

Duration: 1 hour

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Panama City Panama Province

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered Pickup from centrally located Panama City hotels in the following areas: • El Cangrejo • Obarrio • Punta Pacifica • San Francisco • Punta Paitilla • Avenida Balboa • Bella Vista • Casco Viejo • Marbella • Financial District • El Dorado • Bethania
    • Panama City Panama Province

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