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Århus, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spending the night at the Jungle Land Lodge is a must-do when you are in Panama. We were picked up at the dock in Gamboa by Capt. Carl and we had a great and informative tour on the canal and Lake Gatun to the lodge. Getting there we had time for a swim before a very tasty Panamanian lunch. The...

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junglelandpanama, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

We agree that a night on the floating lodge is a must do! Cross a few things off your bucket list! We appreciate your referral and it always pleases us to hear when customers have learned something - it makes it all worthwhile to us. Thank you for staying with us!

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After researching what we wanted to do in Panama, a visit to the canal and the Jungle were high on the list (as expected). We came across a handful of reviews (i cant believe there arent thousands) for this so decided to look on the website. We looked at the 2 main packages $125 for the day tour or $200...

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junglelandpanama, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review for us. Spending a night in the jungle is an incredible experience and there are always so many wonderful animals to see.

Reviewed 19 December 2016

After being picked-up at our hotel (Gamboa Rainforest Resort) we motored up the Panama Canal toward the lake and lodge with multiple stops along the way to see/feed monkeys and birds. When we got to the lodge, it was serene place in the middle of the jungle where you spend the entire day watching the jungle, looking at howler monkeys...

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junglelandpanama, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Those howler monkeys can create quite a racket, but they are fun to watch. Thanks for taking the time to write a great review for us!

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This trip with captain Carl and his trainee Jordan turned out to be one of my finest trips I've made in my 30 years career of a flight attendant. One day and night away from the world in the most wondelful lodge in the middle of nowhere. Carl is a real conaisseur of the wildlife and still seems everytime facinated...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

this is what you are going to find when you arrive to Jungleland panama, Tim is his name, a very impresive chef from new zeland, he like to cook with out uniform and shoes, his plates are so fancy...so gourmet, in the pic you can see a nice farfale with a tiny tenderloin, exelent when you pay 390 USD ....

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junglelandpanama, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our great chef! We are thrilled to have him as part of our team. He is quite creative!

Littleton
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Very fun times at Jungle Land. The staff cater to you for everything from food to activities. Where else can you stay on a houseboat in the middle of the jungle, on Gatun Lake? My wife and I spent 2 nights there.

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junglelandpanama, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay with us for 2 nights. There are always interesting things to do and see in the jungle. We appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review for us.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were picked up early in the morning to start our 2-hour trek to the docks on the Panama Canal. Our tour guide was a wealth of information and pointed out various places of interest along the way and provided some general information about Panama. This made the bus ride pass by quite quickly. Once we reached the docks we...

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junglelandpanama, Director of Sales at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica for sharing your experience :) It's always an honor to share our love of the rainforest with guests such as yourself. Hope you join us next time on an overnight adventure! Perhaps your next fishing try will be the lucky one!

Reviewed 23 March 2016

Thank you Captain Carl for hosting us on your floating lodge. The twenty four hours was filled with activities - kayaking & swimming, fishing, hiking, a night time ride down the river in search of alligators, star gazing and monkeys! Who would have thought that I'd be sharing peanuts with a Capuchin. The early morning with the birds, butterflies and...

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junglelandpanama, Owner at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the trip advisor community! We are thrilled that you were able to create so many amazing memories during your overnight adventure. Reading great feedback like this is what keeps us going! You're welcome back anytime. Cheers from the Jungle Land team.

The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 17 March 2016

A local Panamanian resident recommended this tour. They were spot on. How many lifelong memories can you cram into one 24-hour period? My wife and I and three children (ages 7, 9, and 11) spent the day, and night, on this amazing houseboat and jungle tour. Our visit included a boat ride up Lake Gatun (part of the Panama Canal),...

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junglelandpanama, Owner at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much! We love hearing this kind of feedback :) We are so glad you were able to join us on the overnight adventure and truly enjoy the Panama Canal experience. You and your family will always be welcome at Jungle Land!

Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Great experience all around with night time jungle fire, hiking in the jungle, kayaking, bathing and surprisingly good food. Also, if you're an overnighter, this is an all-inclusive thing so there's no meter running when you grab a beer, glass of wine, coke zero or whatever. It is not cheap, and as an overnighter you will perhaps feel a bit...

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junglelandpanama, Director of Sales at Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Fegu, thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you thought it was great and unforgettable :) As for the 'Men of the Jungle', what a great way to put it. We definitely laughed at that. Cheers from the whole (manly) crew!

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  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our floating lodge is the most unique all inclusive in Panama. A stay with us includes all meals, beverages, touring, and activities on the lake. Activities include swimming, fishing, kayaking, and hiking, .. or you can just relax in the hammock lounge. The lodge is anchored in a secluded cove of lake Gatun of the Panama Canal. We are surrounded on all sides by a tropical forest teaming with exotic birds, plants, and animals. Huge ocean going ships transit the canal not far away. Come live a true adventure in the cross roads of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jungle Land Panama Floating Lodge

Address: Lake Gatun, Panama Canal, Gamboa, Panama
Region: Panama > Colon Province > Gamboa
Price Range: $197 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“all rooms are beatyful”
 of 5 bubbles avsteenbergen, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Whether for a room or just spending a day here, the view out into the rainforest is always outstanding from every room”
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