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Gatun Lake, Panama City

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Charter a boat and observe huge cargo ships heading for the Panama Canal at Gatun Lake, a massive man-made lake, and the largest of its kind when it was constructed in the early 20th century. You’ll get to meet lots of confident capuchins and tamarins, who are accustomed to humans and can be fed by hand. Keep an eye out for elusive crocodiles, who lurk in the lake's waters. Consider bringing a picnic along, as sometimes the food served on the boat isn’t enough to get you though the day. Put Gatun Lake and other Panama City attractions into our Panama City itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Gatun Lake is part of the Panama canal. Very pretty ballad feels tiny next to the big boats and where there are then surprised to see monkeys steal our bananas.
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  • Unless you have lots of time, tour on the lake is good only for transfer from one lock to another. Visit some islands in the Pacific or Caribbean Sea.  more »
  • We did this wonderful tour in conjunction with Alexander Biggs Tours and a tour group in the Gamboa Resort. It was fabulous! You begin your tour learning about the process involved in the expansion of...  more »