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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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MorningMost Popular
from 7 to 11am
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from 2 to 6pm
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 (53)
1 - 5 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Great... You should do this!

We were looking at something else to do in Panama. We found this on trip advisor. We were picked up as indicated. 45 minutes later we were getting on a boat on Gutan lake. We went up the canal to a small island. Scenery was...More

1  Thank starryk02
Reviewed 5 August 2018
Book the tour, you will be glad you did!

What a great tour! We opted for the morning tour based on previous reviews, and I'm so glad we did! The peace and quiet of the boat ride was just the thing after dealing with a few days of Panama City traffic! The scenery was...More

1  Thank Curt L
Reviewed 30 July 2018
Best Excursion I've Done

Amazing boat ride in the Panama Canal. Monkeys are amazing to see. Also saw a caiman and multiple massive industrial ships. Great guide. Be ready for last minute changes to the timing of your tour or cancellations if you don't have at least 2 people.

2  Thank lucas s
Reviewed 22 July 2018
Amazing Experience!

Phenomenal tour worth every penny! In addition to everything the tour promises (and delivers on), we had two "National Geographic Moments" ... a fight between a monkey and a bird protecting her eggs, and a newborn monkey riding on the mother's back. Pickup/dropoff were as...More

2  Thank mltarver
Reviewed 8 July 2018
Actually getting to see the monkeys up close and on the boat itself was worth the price alone.

The morning tours are better because the monkeys are hungry and will come out to eat the fruits that people bring them. The afternoon, the get a little scarce because they are full. I had crackers and the monkeys loved them. A father monkey came...More

Thank SupriseChef
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10 October 2018|
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.