Outdoor activities in Panama City

Top Outdoor Activities in Panama City, Panama

Outdoor Activities in Panama City

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Adventure Tours
6 hours
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€96.44
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Bus Tours
5 hours
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€107.72
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Day Trips
6 hours
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€126.19
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Adventure Tours
3–4 hours
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€73.87
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Adventure Tours
3+ days
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€563.22
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€151.25
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€163.12
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Bus Tours
6 hours
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What travellers are saying

  • Hector R
    Key West, FL8 contributions
    We had a blast even though it rained pretty much the entire trip. The staff was very kind, fun and helpful! Great time for a day trip and make sure to eat at Calaloo Beach Fish Bar on Taboga island - 5! Stars
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • Elizabeth W
    San Jose, CA4 contributions
    The day was amazing! They picked us up in the timeframe setup up through the Viator app and got us safely to the boat. Of course, the road sucked but the reward was paradise for the day. Pro tip: take anti-nausea meds and eat a light breakfast. The lunch was on point with a cold Balboa. I would 100% recommend them to everyone. Mil gracias :)
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • Sergio p
    Miami, FL4 contributions
    Very informative and interesting. Our tour guide was nice and patient with our group. Would like a longer tour, we will definitely come back for more.
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • JuliaPradka
    8 contributions
    This tour was just amazing, nothing to complain about. We saw and experienced everything they have promised. Also I have to underline the knowledge and passion from our tourguide Paola. She answered every question and gave us so many informations about everything that was just great. Worth the money for sure!
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • Sergio p
    Miami, FL4 contributions
    We had a really good time with Alex, he shared important thoughts about Pamama we had never figured out by ourselves. This tour is a must for newcomers. Very recommended.
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • mtwbe
    Cumming, GA6 contributions
    What an amazing tour! My 11 year old loved the waterfall swim and the food (fish, plantains and fruit) were so delicious. The Embera people were so hospitable and lovely. Make sure to grab some mamon at the fruit stand at the launch site. They are delicious.
    Written 28 September 2022
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  • Rick F
    1 contribution
    This was excellent! Highly recommended if you're trying to see these two attractions in a day. The tour guide was knowledgeable and extremely helpful!
    Written 8 September 2022
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  • Marco M
    1 contribution
    One of the best holidays of my life. I wish I could spend there a couple of more days. Highly recommended
    Written 30 September 2022
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  • Mark W
    1 contribution
    Cesar was an excellent tour guide. His pickup/drop off was timely at my AirB&B. He gave the tour group within the van an overview of Panama's history of the canal and the separation from Columbia, which was informative.
    Cesar, was patience pointing out the different wildlife and not rushing to move on when the monkeys were not active.
    Additionally, the boat captain was excellent navigating through the river, so the group was able to see the various wildlife.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • Jody S
    Shrewsbury7 contributions
    Beautiful islands and friendly people. Just need to be prepared for cold showers, limited food and drink options. If you want something other than, water, beer, or juice, you will need to bring it. Also bring a towel!

    The waterfall hike is a bit of a hike so you should be prepared for round trip 5 hours with mud and water.

    Very memorable trip and glad we roughed it for a few days to have this experience.
    Written 28 June 2022
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  • 141justinr
    Waukesha, WI14 contributions
    I had a group of 50 come to Panma City for a conference. The leaders in town a day early did the Monkey Island Tour and Indian Village, Barefoot Panama handled all of our airport transfers (to and from) and then gave us a full group tour of the city (Miraflores locks and Casco Viejo) as well.

    Can't say enough about the prompt communication which made planning a breeze for the many moving parts of our group. All tour guides were right on time for every pick-up. Payment and invoicing was very clear.

    Tour guides are knowledgeable and gave great information even while we were just driving to and from the different sites.
    Written 4 October 2022
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  • Jordan T
    23 contributions
    This was an amazing tour!! Mario was our guide and he was awesome, went out of his way to make this experience memorable! We started with the hike and had a great guide who led us to the top. The hike is tough but so worth the view! The hiking guide had to take my hand a few times to help me up when I got tired but he was very encouraging and helped me reach the top! The hike down is easy and leads to a waterfall that you get a chance to swim in (although the water is a bit chilly). Then we went to the local town to have lunch. The restaurant we went to was very affordable and was situated next to the markets so we had a chance to shop around! The souvenirs here are very cheap so this is a great place to buy gifts to take home! We then went to the zoo and Mario bought a few bags of bananas so that we were able to feed most of the zoo animals! Feeding the Tapir was the coolest and I got some great photos! Mario guided us around the zoo, interacting with all of the animals to give us a cooler experience! We then ended the day at the thermal pools (the water is luke warm rather than hot). The pools felt amazing after a long morning of hiking! We were given mud masks to rub on our faces and arms as well! Overall, an amazing day!!
    Written 1 August 2022
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  • markdsharp
    Portland, OR9 contributions
    This was our best experience in Panama. Starting with our guide Roberto to the Embera people this was an experience we’ll long cherish. I just wish it could’ve lasted longer. I don’t know if it’s possible but turning this into an overnight stay would be wonderful because there’s too much to see and do in a few hours. Standouts include cruising on the amazing Chagres, swimming at the waterfall and most importantly interacting with the Embera people. A well organized, fun filled, educational and memorable experience for all ages.
    Written 10 September 2022
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  • Austin S
    1 contribution
    Where to start! I have done ATV in many places (Hawaii, Costa Rica, Sand dunes, Peru) and this is by far the wildest ride out there. Pick up was great and the guide (Sorhay, owner) was FANTASTIC!!! Was about a 45 min drive from pickup. ATVs were in great condition and everyone had their own. Took off down the trail and it was on. Hills, Ruts, Rivers, Mud. We didn't just drive across a creek, we drove about half a mile down the creek. We had to stop a time or two to chop some jungle down with a machete! Ride was about 3 hours. One guy flipped his ATV (no injury's) and I nearly rolled mine back on a hill I couldn't get up and we all loved every minute! These are some ROUGH trails and one of the ATVs broke a tie-rod, the additional guides had no issues fixing it right on the spot and we were back on the trail in no time. I cannot say enough about "The Real Panama Tours" and the owner Sorhay, this was one of the best experiences we have ever had on vacation. Would do again 100%.
    Written 8 September 2022
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  • dubdoubleu
    Hayward8 contributions
    Picked up on time. Travel was rough. Road was full of pot holes and was on this road for about 2 hours. However, the islands, and the shallow and clear water of San Blas are amazing and beautiful. Did snorkeling but did not see that much fish. It’s a great tour if you can tolerate the rough roads.
    Written 9 September 2022
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