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Monkey Island Tour from Panama City

  • 4-hour tour to Monkey Island from Panama City
  • Spend 1.5 hours observing the different species on Monkey Island
  • Boat ride on the Chagres River from Gamboa Marina
Monkey Island Tour from Panama City
From US$70,00
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from 7 to 11am
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from 2 to 6pm
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Observe the monkeys on Monkey Island during this 4-hour tour from Panama City. Round-trip transportation from Panama City hotels included. Morning or afternoon tour times available.
What to Expect
Be ready for convenient pickup at your Panama City hotel; morning or afternoon departure times are available (7 a.m. or 2 p.m.)
Travel to the Gamboa Marina in an air-conditioned tour vehicle with your guide and group. Transfer to a riverboat for a ride on the Chagres River, bound for Monkey Island. The ride takes about half an hour, and once you arrive, spend about 1.5 hours observing the  white-face monkeys, howler monkeys, and Geoffrey´s tamarinds. Snap photos and learn about the different species from your guide.
Return to the marina and to Panama City the way you came; your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Reviews (62)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
A great way to start the 3 days in Panama.

Mario was a great tour guide! The history he provided along the bus ride journey was a great prelude to the boat tour and the other tours scheduled for the duration of time in Panama.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1Ceekay11
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic morning with monkeys!

We had a wonderful time with Mario and colleagues, seeing three monkey species (white faced capuchin, Geoffrey's tamarind, and howler monkeys), along with lots of birds and even a howler monkey swimming! Mario met us at our hotel early in the morning, and we were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile
I Couldn't Stop Smiling

This was definitely one of the most unforgettable experiences I've ever had. Mario was a terrific guide! He's incredibly nice and responsive. I enjoyed his history lesson about Panama as we drove through the traffic to the dock. We zipped across the Canal to these...More

1  Thank SoulEyez
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Monkey Island Tour

My mom and dad had an amazing time on this tour. They were very impressed with the tour guide and the genuine experience. You are face to face with nature and the calls to attract the monkies were impressive. They did say their 1 advice...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank iaheflin
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Excellent tour; go in the morning

What a wonderful tour, and our guide Daniel was the best! Nice boat ride to the islands with monkeys who were looking for the boat to arrive for there free breakfast. Take bananas with you, but Daniel already had some for us. Also saw a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheTraveler888
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Stephanie T
25 October 2018|
Response from lucas s | Reviewed this property |
You have to ask them it depends on your hotel location.
10 October 2018|
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Response from starryk02 | Reviewed this property |
No - they pick you up at your hotel right around 7 am and you are definitely back by 11 - we did the afternoon tour - 2 til 6 and we were back. Its worth it - lots of fun.