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Highly recommend overnight

My daughter and I did the overnight stay. It was even better after the day crowd left. Fantastic meal. Free sundowner drinks on the roof. A great night cruise. In the morning... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I did the overnight stay. It was even better after the day crowd left. Fantastic meal. Free sundowner drinks on the roof. A great night cruise. In the morning while capt Carl went to pick up the new day guests we had a chance to go out on our own with one of Carl's other guides to... More 

Thank Peteydogohio
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

An exhilarating 30-minute boat ride at high speed on which our excursion from our cruise ship, took us to the heart of the Panama Canal. With a small, covered boat we went through the labyrinth of jungle-covered islands of Lake Gatún. Wildlife was plentiful, we were lucky to encounter capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys, various kinds of bird life as well... More 

Thank Jeroen64
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were on a Carribean celebrity cruise and signed up through celebrity cruise shore excursions for the "Colon (cristobal) monkey watch" excursion for our panama port visit. We paid $99 each and the trip was from 10 AM and arrived back at 3:00. The tour was through Aventura 2000 and pie tour guide was Alexis We were fortunate because the... More 

Thank TootleLou2
Toms River, New Jersey
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75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this tour thru Celebrity Cruise Line as part of our Panama Canal cruise. We were picked up promptly by an air conditioned motor coach at the pier in Colon and driven through town during rush hour to a Melia hotel where we were able to use the restrooms before walking past their beautiful swimming pool to the dock... More 

1 Thank Kathi E
North Carolina
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394 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Spent actually viewing monkeys, herons, ducks,crocodiles and other wild life. Lifejackets supplied, covered boat, Knowledgable and fair english speaking guides. They get a bit grumpy at the end though if you don't offer a tip. ( this seems to be a quite prevalent behavior in the panama i experienced. ) Really unattractive.

3 Thank rhamba k
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We went on the Aventuras 2000 Eco canal tour but I think most tours will be similar . Organisation was ok but the guide did not speak great English and also did not have much in depth knowledge of wildlife . The lake itself and rainforest inlets were interesting we saw a couple of capuchins who seemed to be trained... More 

Thank Diane K
Bronx, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent guide, interesting locations , only thing keeping from being great was the baloney sandwich lunch Recommend for all ages

1 Thank William G
Quebec, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

If you only have one tour to do in Panama canal area, this is the one you want to do. It starts on a motor boat cruise the more commercial path of the canal where you navigate along the commercial ships transiting and explore the jungle side where you get to feed the monkeys. Then they bring you to the... More 

1 Thank Amélie B
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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127 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

A great day on the water with wildlife. As much fun as it is to be on the canal next to the cargo ships and realize just how big they are, the real fun starts when you get off th main path. When you start into the little inlets, you begin to see just how beautiful the land really is.... More 

Thank Samantha W
Kitchener, Canada
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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

we took two young kids with us to see the monkeys and wild life, which they did...but lunch wasn't until 1:30 when we made sandwiches and had a muffin and pop...a long time as we did a two hour bus ride, a boat ride, a walk in the jungle...so take food!

4 Thank Jane3722

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