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Monkey Island, Panama City

(3.5/5 based on 340+ 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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  • Have taken a boat trip on the Gatunsee. On different islands where wild monkeys live. They can be attracted with bananas and almonds. Really a great experience. Absolutely do it!
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  • On the boat trip, we went to see mainly the island of Monkeys, and they are quick to pick up the grapes from the hands, in addition to bananas that the boatmen would put on the boat. Impedível
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  • We hired Marc Vargas, a Panamanian man, to take us to see the monkeys. He handled all the details. The boat ride along the Panama Canal was excellent, as we passed big ships and tug boats. We stopped ...  more »