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Panama Canal Partial Transit Tour

Via Porras y Calle Belen, No. 106, Panama City, Panama
+507 226-8917
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Amazing from start to finish, JC was our guide, he was excellent . Breakfast and lunch was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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What a great way to see the canal!! Really it is. The boat was fun and the staff was great. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Via Porras y Calle Belen, No. 106, Panama City, Panama
+507 226-8917

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing from start to finish, JC was our guide, he was excellent . Breakfast and lunch was provided, very good quality along with beer and non alcoholic beverages. Highly recommend this trip,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to see the canal!! Really it is. The boat was fun and the staff was great. There is a bathroom, very small but it works. While sailing down the canal you enjoy a nice lunch with bottle water and soda. Beer...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lovely tour of the Panama Canal system. It does take time as the boat must wait for a larger boat to enter the canal at the same time. We started after 8am and ended after 2pm on this day. You should bring a layer of...More

1  Thank TheFranticDancer
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Writing a review on the Panama Canal must be an impossible task. Surely by now every superlative will have been used to describe this awesome feat of civil engineering. If this is not on everyone's bucket list, it should be put there immediately. Not only...More

Thank Duquesadiner
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The partial transit is plenty for most travelers. The whole experience is a curious blend of sightseeing, group activities, bus riding, boat riding and the like. Pleasant and interesting guides to explain the history and construction of the Canal. Going through the first step in...More

2  Thank RCPNewYork
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We took a partial transit tour on the Pacific Queen. We had to leave our hotel at 5:30am because the Panama Canal Authority controls all the ships and sets the times for the transits. However it was well worth the early rise. In fact we...More

2  Thank bkpoud2
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Very interesting educational tour that gives you not only the history of the canal's construction but also the engineering genius that raises and lowers the water with out pumps.

Thank Aj P
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We booked the Panama Canal partial transit tour northbound, on the Pacific Princess. It starts very early, we departed Flamenco Marina at 7:30am, but then after an information filled 6 hours ( including breakfast & lunch), loads of ships & people watching, you have your...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It can be a bit of a touch and go story to book a tour in a foreign country via any website, but we were in Panama City with little time to spare and wanted a tour of the canal. I got on trip advisor...More

Thank SanGJan
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We booked a Panama Canal Partial Transit Tour from a Gamboa Tours representative at our resort, although the tour was actually run by a different tour company. Gamboa picked us up/dropped us off at our hotel and took us to the Flamenco Marina where we...More

2  Thank Dave B
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Thomas F. D
20 May 2017|
Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tour at the hotel from Gamboa Tours, although it was actually run by another tour company. We checked in at Flamenco Marina. People were coming there from many different hotels and tour companies and we all... More
2 September 2016|
Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
No, the Centennial bridge is a modern highway bridge that many, many cars use daily. It was finished in 2004 and is the second major roadway across the canal. We saw it on a canal tour, so we sailed under it and I do not... More