Colón- Gamboa

Travel on small boats northbound on the canal for 25 minutes

Where you might come close to some of the big ships that transit the canal daily. Slowly you will motor along the forested banks of Gatun Lake, a protected area.

Look for wildlife such as Capuchin Monkeys, 3-toed sloth, Howler Monkeys, various kinds of Toucans and other bird life. This is a place to observe the raw regenerative power of the forest as it struggles to claim what was once wild.

What are the rainforest animals doing at night?

Search for them on a night tour in a Gamboa open air tour bus to find out. It is possible to see tapirs, capybaras, alligators , rare tropical opossums, and two –toed sloths. An extra bonus of this tour is that you will get to know the extent of the resort grounds and learn interesting facts about the area.

Important Note: This tour is only available for clients staying at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Duration: 2 hours

Includes: Transportation from and to Gamboa Resort, English- Speaking naturalist tour guide, Drinking water

Bring: Sneakers or hiking shoes, long pants, camera, binoculars, insect repellent.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort is a luxury destination resort located on the Panama Canal, in the heart of the lush Panamanian rainforest.

Its natural surroundings and the magnificent and modern infrastructure and the professionalism of its staff make it the ideal destination for memorable events.

Our resort has been carefully designed to provide a variety of educational and adventure experiences. Exploring the rainforest has never been easier, since all of our attractions and most of our tours are found right on our property, or only minutes away from your doorstep.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort is located within the Soberania National Park, 30 minutes away from Panama City on the Pacific Coast, and 30 minutes from the Colon Free Zone on the Caribbean. It also lies along the banks of the Chagres River and Gatun Lake, the main water sources for the Panama Canal and part of Panama’s most precious assets.

Is a private retreat

Situated in an exceptional enclave of Portobelo Bay, mixing design, culture, nature and luxury in a unique manner in order to offer its guests authentic, exclusive and custom-made experiences.