Monkey Island, Panama City

3.8
#3 of 19 in Parks in Panama City
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. See Monkey Island and all Panama City has to offer by arranging your trip with our Panama City trip builder tool .
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  • We did a 1/2 day tour to visit Monkey Island. I feed monkeys from my hand and it was pretty awesome. Go early when the monkey's are hungry. The ride in the canal is pretty cool too.  more »
  • We found the local boatmen at the entrance to Gamboa Rain Forest Preserve were much more reasonable than the commercial tour. We went out for an hour, and had monkeys eating out of our hand!  more »
  • In a small round (we were only two) after a short journey from Panama City we went by boat through the Panama Canal to several islands. Monkeys were enough to see or feed - our tour guide very good. This tour is highly recommended.
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