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Panama Marine Adventures - Day Tours

Panama City, Panama
+507 226-8917
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Panama Canal Partial Tour - Southbound Direction
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Panama Canal Full Transit Tour
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Panama Marine Adventures is the leader tour operator in Panama Canal Tours aboard the MV Pacific Queen. We offer two options to experience the Panama Canal and its history up close. The Partial Transit tour has a duration of 4 to 5 hours. It goes through the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks, underneath the Bridge of the Americas and Centennial Bridge and Gaillard Cut. The Full Transit tour has a duration of 8 to 9 hours. You will transit through the three set of locks: Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks, commencing in Pacific Ocean and ending in the Atlantic Ocean.In both options you will observe some of the works that are being held for the Canal's expansion.
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We booked the half day trip as the full day was not available on the dates that we were going to be visiting Panama City. In the end, I am so glad that the full day was not available as there were many logistics issues...More

1  Thank slbcpa58
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Canal and former Canal Zone represents an engineering marvel and American colonial architecture. On our must see list, the Canal did not disappoint. Our guide was excellent and always available for one-on-one. The food was typical (the rice is my go to food for...More

1  Thank 2NavyVeterans
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Transitting the Panama Canal has been on my bucket list for a couple of years, and as I didn't want to do a cruise, this half day tour with Panama Marine Adventures was perfect. I saw first hand what I had read about in 'Panama...More

Thank StormAustralia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is very nice trip across the Panama Canal. You can do the "short" or the "long" trip. If I would repeat it, I will take the short one. Another recommendation, is be patience with the time, if you take the tour from "Flamenco Marina"...More

1  Thank franciscoherrera
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We chose to go all out and take the full tour. It is only offered once a month, but was worth it to us to plan our trip around the date it was available. Passing into the first set of locks and then through them...More

3  Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

General tour score 4/10. Food rating 2/10. Boat score 7/10. Score time spent on the tour 1/10. I made the tour organized by Panama Marine Adventures on Sat October 8; I paid 90$+45$ plus some taxes = $ 142.50. The route is very interesting, you...More

1  Thank Ariel M
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It was a great experience. It´s perfect to see and to know the Canal. You see huge ships, but you also have to wait a long time to pass through.

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I did this tour about a month ago and booked it independently - directly with panama Marine adventures. The trip was $150 for the partial transit - though I think it is on Viator for $135. Our tour started from the Flamenco Marina off the...More

Thank Trav3lG1rl
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I never really "got" the Panama Canal - it's a canal! How cool can it be? Turns out it is way cool! I had just read the excellent book, Path Between the Seas by David McCullough, so I began our 6 hour tour with new-found...More

Thank MinnieKat
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is the best tour I have ever done. Fantastic way to see the canal. I went in early to mid May . Very few people on the boat. Excellent commentary in English and Spanish. I did the partial northbound morning trip. Could be very...More

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30 June 2016|
Response from _Time_Trav3l_ | Reviewed this property |
The torus take you to various places. For example the "Panama City’s Colonial Quarters Tour" Takes you to Merced Arian Church, Herrera Plaza, Saint Joseph Church, Independence/Cathedral Plaza, French Plaza, National Theatre... More