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Portobelo and Caribbean Island Tour from Panama City provided by Almiza Tours by My friend Mario

Portobelo and Caribbean Island Tour from Panama City

Portobelo and Caribbean Island Tour from Panama City
1.5
from €72.64 per adult
Book in advance
from €72.64 per adult
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Begin with pickup at your Panama City hotel, then make the 2-hour trip to Portobelo in an air-conditioned vehicle. You’ll have an hour to explore the town’s UNESCO-listed fort, which was built between the 17th and 18th centuries to repel attacks from the pirates that patrolled the Caribbean coast, including the fierce pirate Henry Morgan. Walk the batteries where iron cannons still point out to sea, and hear the legends of Spanish gold that passed through the fortified town—and about the treasures said to be lost along the coast. After exploring the historic site, board a boat for a 10-minute ride (boat trip not included in tour price) to a nearby island, where you’ll spend the afternoon on the beach. Swim in the clear water, soak up the sun on the beach, or bring a snorkel to hunt for sunken treasure. At the end of the afternoon, return to Portobelo for the trip back to your Panama City hotel, where this tour concludes.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 41127P5
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Transport by air-conditioned minivan or Minibus • Professional driver • Professional local guide • Beverages (soda, water or local beer) • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
Lunch • US$8 each / round trip boat ride to Mamey island
Duration
5h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We pick up clients from hostals and vacation rentals inside the city. Hotel or resort outside the city need to meet us in Panama City hotel or pay round trip transfer US$10 each person
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Transport by air-conditioned minivan or Minibus • Professional driver • Professional local guide • Beverages (soda, water or local beer) • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
Lunch • US$8 each / round trip boat ride to Mamey island
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We pick up clients from hostals and vacation rentals inside the city. Hotel or resort outside the city need to meet us in Panama City hotel or pay round trip transfer US$10 each person
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
5h
Additional information
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Not wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Near public transportation
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Almiza Tours by My friend Mario
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Portobelo National Park
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Puerto Lindo
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
    Pass by
    LDS Panama City Panama Temple
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JOHN R
3 contributions
ABSOLUMENT A PROSCRIRE.
Mar 2019 • Solo
The morning the tour was supposed to run, Mario shown up to say an event in town, couldn't make the tour to run. So my day was wasted..The panama carnaval event has dates fixed long time before!!
We said to report on March 7th, but Mario didn't show up on that day.
Obviously, I rang on that morning, he answered not enough people wanted to do it so it has been cancelled; 2nd day wasted for me...
It would be useful if TripAdvisor has customer service email to let know..
Firstly, I've got to get my money back to jkeep travelling, secondly, the phone number they give reach Massachusetts, so from Panama, your prepaid local phone credit goes in 2 minutes...
Written 9 March 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

David G
Fort Myers, FL4 contributions
Save your money
Dec 2018 • Friends
A worthless trip that involves nothing but extended hours of riding in a bus. Called the afternoon before to confirm pick time and location and was told 10:00 at my hotel. Called at 10:30 that morning and told they would be there soon. Had hotel call at 11:00 and was told they would arrive just not sure when. We were picked up at 11:30 and rushed to Colon. Once there we were rushed through a grocery store and told to buy everything including beer and water. I showed on the receipt that those two items were included and after some arguing the guide purchased. Then we were put back on the bus for a 90 minute ride to Portobelo. Our tour there was an entire 10 minutes before being pushed back on the bus for another 30 minute ride to the boats. We ended up with 2.5 hours on the beach. The beach was beautiful but had almost no facilities. On the return we did not get off at the dock but instead had to exit the boat in a muddy marsh. The final insult was the driver telling us we would be back on Panama City by 7:00 (1 hour drive). It ended up taking closer to 3 hours. So unless you enjoy riding 6-7 hours in a bus to sit on a beach with limited facilities for 2.5 hours I would look elsewhere.
Written 28 December 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

alancarter78
Memphis, TN29 contributions
2 person minimum
They don’t bother to tell you that they won’t run the trip with only 1 person. I booked this excursion a couple of weeks ago & got a message via what’s app at 7:09 am (pick up at 8 am) that my trip was cancelled because I was the only person booked. Today is my last day in Panamá & now I have nothing to do. They didn’t bother to let me know yesterday that this could happen. It would’ve been nice to have had time to make other arrangements. Sure, they’re refunding my money, but they’ve wasted my time here that I can’t get back. I had great experience with Barefoot Panamá on other adventures. Find a trip with an honest, trustworthy company instead.
Written 25 May 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Almiza Tours by My friend Mario
AshleighRider
AshleighRider
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Great tour!!
We had a great afternoon with Mario and his crew (and the monkeys!). We were picked up from our Airbnb on time and
markballer
markballer
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MONKEY ISLAND 🏝️
What a well organized and fun adventure to see monkey island. Tons of monkeys to see we saw three different types o
markballer
markballer
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This was a great tour
Mario and party where really nice the trip was on time and they really went the extra mile to make it memorable. We
allisonr263
allisonr263
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Great experience!
Really enjoyed the experience but would have liked to know ahead of time to buy bananas and nuts for the monkeys .
Jen K
Jen K
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Monkeys!
Monkey Island was so much fun! We were the only tourists on the boat, and our boat was the only one on the lake tha
KP C
KP C
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Great blend of history and adventure
We had a great experience on this tour. Mario picked us up exactly on the dot at our agreed upon and was a very kno
WeakKneeTraveler
WeakKneeTraveler
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Excellent Tour/Wonderful Guide
The tour was well organised including the pick up and drop off. The guide was great. Enjoyed it so much especially
S5478SHmegant
S5478SHmegant
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Great tour!
Mario did an excellent job as a guide. We saw several kinds of wildlife which was wonderful and made it well worth
RobertW7563
RobertW7563
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I love monkeys
We used a private tour guide to take us around the islands.We had a large group of 14 people so it made sense and
N694LCmarcelk
N694LCmarcelk
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Day tour
First impression before tour started: Why nobody confirm the tour and the exact pickup time. So I send a message ni
James C
James C
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Something unique
Very interesting half-day tour.Quite fascinating as monkeys jump on to boat and eat from your hand.Not experienced
yvonnep588
yvonnep588
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Excellent Tour and Driver Mario - THE BEST
Couldn't have asked for a better driver. Mario went above and beyond to provide an enjoyable, educational and fun
Jet670873
Jet670873
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Up close & personal
Great tour!! Monkeys got on the boat with us. Up close interactive adventure. Do take a small bag of grapes with yo
alanz2020
alanz2020
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Must do in Panama
This is really an amazing tour. The monkeys came on our boat numerous times. Mario was a great guide.
Denise-and-James
Denise-and-James
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Once in a Lifetime Experience!
This was a fabulous tour. We were picked up on time, the guide was very informative and passionate about the tour
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