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Panama Pipeline Bird Tours

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Gamboa, Panama
+507 6247-7858
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Wonderful bird tour with Saul...

I spent 5.5 hrs. birding with Saul in May of 2018. We walked along the pipeline trail in Gamboa... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
TGrubinger
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Gamboa, Panama
Very broadly knowledgeable bird guide

I only had one morning at Pipeline with Saul but we saw lots of great birds and I very much... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Milotaur
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San Francisco, California
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Professional bird and wildlife tours of the famous Pipeline Road, Panama. Hike in the tropical rainforest of Soberania National Park and explore amongst the highest bird diversity in the world.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great guide” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Gamboa, Panama
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+507 6247-7858
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I spent 5.5 hrs. birding with Saul in May of 2018. We walked along the pipeline trail in Gamboa and stopped at a marsh on the way back to town. Saul was an excellent guide. He knew, and could imitate, an impressive number of bird...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I only had one morning at Pipeline with Saul but we saw lots of great birds and I very much appreciated his all-round knowledge of not just birds, but other flora and fauna too. He's pretty laid back but equally was bang on time -...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Saul could identify the sounds of the birds and locate them but also told us about the trees, bugs, frogs etc. We were fortunate to see the anteater and seeing a tinamou taking a bath. It was a lovely and educational walk. Afterwards we were...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Saul was an extremely knowledgeable guide knew all of the calls and was able to id all of the birds we encountered. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day of birding with Saul. He is extremely professional and incredibly knowledgeable and he has an intimate knowledge of Pipeline Road. He even arrived nearly an hour early when I forgot to change my watch. I can’t sing his praises enough and...More

Thank TR R
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you can, book a tour with PPBT. My guide, Saul was extremely knowledgeable about all the plants and animal life and we saw and heard plenty. I enjoyed being introduced to trogons , howler monkeys ,agoutis , toucans and even a green and black...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We birded Pipeline Road one day, Plantation Road the next, with Saul as our expert guide. One of us is an avid, experienced birder looking for particular birds to add to his lifelist, one a novice who sometimes needs help locating a bird in her...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Saul walked my wife and I slowly down the pipeline road which is in the middle of the rainforest. Although interested in birds we also got good views of mammals including howler monkeys, a sloth, an arboreal anteater and others. Additionally we were told a...More

1  Thank RobHQ6537EU
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had a very knowledgeable guide who knew a lot about the flora and fauna on the trail and made it a good learning experience for all. We had our 7yr old and the guide engaged with him so well that he was able to...More

1  Thank Frotripping
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We made this visit in a family group of 5. Saul the guide was friendly, efficient and competent through all steps from the first contact, then organising the tour along our wishes, then running it in a most pleasant manner, and eventually helping us very...More

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