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Jungle Land Panama: Day Excursions

#1 of 17 things to do in Gamboa Features Animals
Lago Gatun, Gamboa, Panama
+507 213-1172
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Monkeys, birds, waterfalls, kayaking, swimming, boating all in less than a day

Great tour, everything is well timed and it's a nice day of activity. Shuttle picked us up on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami, Florida
Very fun day trip

We recently did a day excursion with Jungle Land Panama and we had a fantastic time. We had small... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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We offer the best day tours on the Panama Canal. Our tours showcase the flora, fauna, and the Canal operations. For a very unique experience we operate the only floating lodge on the Panama Canal. Don't just visit the Canal "LIVE IT!"
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“day trip” (29 reviews)
“captain carl” (109 reviews)
“lake gatun” (28 reviews)
Lago Gatun, Gamboa, Panama
+507 213-1172
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour, everything is well timed and it's a nice day of activity. Shuttle picked us up on time, a big of a wait for our boat (30 mins at the dock), then a nice trip on the canal, a visit to some monkeys and...More

Thank CBMiami
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently did a day excursion with Jungle Land Panama and we had a fantastic time. We had small kids and they all enjoyed the boat ride, kayaking and swimming. The floating lodge is unique and provides a nice place to break, eat a great...More

Thank Stewart R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

What an awesome time! The whole experience is what we were looking for! Capt. Carl and Shane did a great job guiding the tour. I will definitely go again!

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The trip was nice, the lodge was very clean and well appointed, and the lunch served was spectacular. So why ruin a good thing with an arrogant and sarcastic owner. People, like me, really want to learn something on these trips, so when legitimate questions...More

2  Thank Gmoney1955
bigriver63, Owner at Jungle Land Panama: Day Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

I do appreciate the power of Trip Advisor. I use it as a platform to better inform our future clients as what to expect at Jungle Land. This way they can make an educated choice if this is the tour for them. The Captain isnt...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We didn’t do our research properly and we didn’t realise it was 2 hours in a minibus from our hotel in Panama City to the boat, quite a long way down the canal. By the way our English-speaking driver(Saul) on the tour was excellent and...More

1  Thank daviddavies99
bigriver63, Owner at Jungle Land Panama: Day Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

It isnt common to take two hours to get to the lake. Like anywhere in the world traffic can occure. The public boat ramp is managed by the Panama Canal Authority and not only will they not install restroom facilities they wont allow the tour...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Carl was a great guide and host. Heidi was a great hostess. It was a really welcoming, relaxed, and fun atmosphere. We hand fed monkeys, learned a lot about the construction of the canal, as well the flora and fauna around the canal. When...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had an amazing time with Captain Carl and his team at Jungle Land Panama. We wish we would have spent the night at the floating lodge. We truly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank kungfooizzy
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I am very late with my review, but I'm sure things are probably the same. What a fantastic day!! Of the week we spent in Panama, this by far was the best day of all. It was packed with fun filled activity and we learned...More

Thank lag726
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great trip! Picked us up at the hotel on time - drove through the city. Go on a Sunday if you can, traffic is easy. Got to the dock, boarded the boats and headed out into the canal. Saw a number of places where work...More

Thank alwaysmoving_8
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic day... what a wonderful day trip (we wished we stayed for 2 days)... fantastic to be out on the navigable channel of the canal and then informative guides telling you about history and wildlife. The afternoon kayaking trip is brilliant and...More

Thank 565NOSTAY565
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1 November 2016|
Response from caitlincunn | Reviewed this property |
You're likely to get a little wet, especially if you choose to do the kayak excursion. Bring a small bag with you containing a towel and a bathing suit, or wear one under your clothes. The lodge has bathrooms you can change... More
Patrick H
10 October 2016|
Response from Gregory K | Reviewed this property |
$115 for adults and $69 for children per their website. Perhaps there is a different cost if you book it though another seller.
13 November 2015|
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Response from bigriver63 | Property representative |
Please send us an email via our website. Thanks, Carl