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Monkey Island, Panama City
(3.4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Monkey Island allows you to explore a jungle lake and get up close and personal with a wide variety of monkeys. The tours here explore Lake Gatun, stopping off at various spots to interact with four different species of monkeys. Experience the monkeys personally, as they climb on you and snatch food. See many other wild animals including crocodiles, toucans, sloths, iguanas, turtles, and numerous exotic birds. The tour also includes the chance to paddle to a natural spring swimming pool and fish for native fish in the lake. Tasty local Panamanian food is served on a banana leaf while on the tour. Put Monkey Island into our Panama City itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Panama City.
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  • Only a monkey and other hidden howler, or toucans, or butterflies, or nothing at all and the third time n 5 days that particularity to the channel. 40 minutes to the hotel... And from the restaurant of the hotel (without paying a dollar)... lots of turtles, caimans of different size, birds, etc... WE COULD HAVE SAVED THE EXSCURSION, THE MONEY OF THE SAME and THE MADRUGON (Hotel Gamboa Rainforest resort)
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  • Thanks to Ingrid (see comment below) Louis took us to a private tour in a boat only for the 3 of us. He made it the best experience with the monkeys. We fed them and pet them. Louis was so good that w...  more »
  • However they do take you to a little piece of land the monkeys have been trained to come onto your boat and take food out of your hands. It is worth the trip if you don't pay too much.