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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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  • We just returned from an 8 day tour of Panama aboard the Discovery, a 24 passenger catamaran that we booked via Adventure Life Tours. Incredible trip, which included touring the Pearl Island, 3 days i...  more »
  • A great place to visit, looks exactly like a tourist attraction. This nature, any way to relax.
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  • The Lake Gatun form part of the Canal of Panama and is must visit it. The beautiful tour, in the company of the fauna of the area, complete the experience within the channel. The monkeys appreciate interaction with tourists, provided that you give them fruit.
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