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Birding Pipeline Road provided by Guided Bird Tours

Birding Pipeline Road

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Pipeline Road Panama is one of the best places in America for tropical birds exceeding the 400+ species.
  • You'll start at
    Café Unido Casco Viejo
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Panama Canal
  • 1
    Soberania National Park
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    We will walk along the Pipeline Road, inside Soberania National Park for some of the best birding in Panama!
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  • You'll end at
    Café Unido Casco Viejo
    Lobby American Trade Hotel, Av Central, Panamá, Panama
    Casco Antiguo, Calle 10 & Avenida Central, in a corner inside the American Trade Hotel.
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Café Unido Casco Viejo, Lobby American Trade Hotel, Av Central, Panamá, Panama
5–6 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Stop for Lunch Included - Birders pay for their own meals.
  • Entry/Admission - Soberania National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Lunch Stop Included - Birders pay for their own meals.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Light clothing is recommended: cotton shirts or t-shirts - earth colors preferable- long (preferable) and short pants, poncho, hiking shoes, hat, insect repellent and sun block. Dress as for tropical hot humid weather and be ready for rain.
  • Bring binoculars, scope (optional), field guide, notebook and camera (optional).
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Darren G wrote a review Feb 2020
Atlanta, Georgia, United States53 contributions17 helpful votes
This was our Valentines Day treat as part of a month-long stay in Panama City while everyone else was busy with the traditions of the day so it was just the two of us with Gonzalo. He picked us up promptly at our hotel then described how the time was going to go along with our
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Date of experience: February 2020
Aliginn wrote a review Feb 2020
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida46 contributions6 helpful votes
We went on a private tour for the 2 of us. Gonzalo was terrific and so knowledgeable and we saw many birds we would have never seen on our own. He was sensitive to our needs and offered additional areas to view birds, although we declined as one of us was not up to par. A
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Date of experience: February 2020
Harry G wrote a review Jan 2020
ROCKLEDGE, United States1 contribution
Our guild was Gonzalo Horna and he was great. I am almost deaf and he took great pains to make sure I knew where to look and what the name of the bird was. We were picked up at our Hotel right on time and started birding as some as we were in the Gamboa area. Gonzalo knew
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from panamaonwheels, Owner at Birding Pipeline Road
Responded 5 Feb 2020
Saludos 936harryg! Thank you for your comments and help other persons decide to go birding in Panama with our Cheers and Good Birding!
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Richard C wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Domi lead us with his ears and eyes, spotting spectacularly colorful birds and teaching us about all the life in the rainforest. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from panamaonwheels, Certified Birdguide at Birding Pipeline Road
Responded 5 Feb 2020
Thank you Q2678RKrichardc. We look forward to take you birding again when back in Panama! Domi
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Erin Balch wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
Gonzalo was very knowledgeable and accommodating. The birds were absolutely spectacular. I am 100% satisfied.
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Response from panamaonwheels, Manager at Birding Pipeline Road
Responded 7 Oct 2019
Thank you for your kind words. Looking forward to take you birding to other hotspots and help you increase your world bird-list. Good Birding E. B.! Gonzalo
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Guided Bird Tours
How to throw away $240
I signed up for this birding trip, but typed the wrong date. When I tried to correct it, I learned that the fee is
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Highly Recommended Private Guide!
I spent a morning with Gonzalo birding Plantation trail in Soberania. I would definitely recommend him to anyone w
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Birding with Gonzola Grimaldo a great life experience
Birding with Gonzola Horna was one of our great life experiences. We birded Metropolitan Park, Achcoate, Old Gambo
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personalized experience with Gonzalo Horna
My husband and I recently had the pleasure of spending a day with professional tour guide, Gonzalo Horna. Gonzalo
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Tom F
Birding with Gonzalo Horna Grimaldo
Gonzalo was our guide for 5 days and enjoyed every minute with him. I am a professional photographer and he took us
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Yvon B
Guided Bird Tour
Excellent. Very experimented bird guide. A guide is the only way to get in touch with the wild birds in Panama.
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Birding with Gonzalo Horna
My husband and I enjoy birding with Gonzalo Horna. HIs knowledge of birds and of Panama makes for a fascinating da
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The guide and his website did not explain we’ll or give information to pay more to be able to go to the canopy so w
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Generalist easy birding
The guide turned up at our hotel on time in a very smart and large comfortable vehicle. I felt very safe with his d
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Paul N
Great day birding
Gonzalo was waiting when I disembarked our ship. He spoke excellent English and was very informative with a good kn
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Private 1/2 Day Birding Pipeline Tour
Excellent English speaking bird guide. We saw 70 species in a half day in Panama - primarily PIPELINE ROAD next to
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Birded Pipeline Road with Gonzalo - wonderful morning
Gonzalo was easy to work with to schedule our morning for Pipeline Road. I appreciate that because I probably wasn
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Fantastic Bird Guide
We had limited time in Panama and luckily we were able to spend a day out birding in the Gamboa and Pipeline Rd are
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2 Days of Birding
Gonzalo was a great guide. He was on time for our pickups, knew his birds, and maintained a reasonable pace when w
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Excellent wildlife observation tour
Gonzalo is an expert guide. He knows exactly where to go on the Panama canal, the Charges River and the Gatun Lake.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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