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Gatun Eco Adventures

Colon, Colon 0301, Panama
+507 6785-0129
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Monkeys

Colon, Panama. We were on an eleven day cruise. Our second stop was Colon, Panama. We booked a tour... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
RaySanDiego
,
San Deigo
via mobile
Great fun streaming by the big ships on the Lake

Always wanted to be out on that Lake with the ocean going ships. Sure had to watch for their... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
travellingon60
,
kingston, ontario
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GATUN ECO ADVENTURES (GEA) is a different and unique Ecotourism Center located in the Province of Colon, only 45 minutes away from Panama City. Its 27 hectares (67,5 acres) include the pristine rainforest of Fort Gulick, a former US Army post. The area formerly served as protection to the Panama Canal on the 2nd War and training grounds for special US Forces such as the Green Berets. GEA has all the necessary elements to facilitate entertainment, enjoyment and recreation; activities such as low-impact tourism, sustainable extreme adventures, ecology, preservation and conservation of the surrounding biodiversity and the region’s natural and cultural resources are promoted with the sole purpose of guaranteeing the enjoyment of nature.We offer: 10 Zip lines, Hanging bridges, Ecological trails, Catamaran tours and more….
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“monkeys” (3 reviews)
“guide” (2 reviews)
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Colon, Colon 0301, Panama
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+507 6785-0129
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Colon, Panama. We were on an eleven day cruise. Our second stop was Colon, Panama. We booked a tour to see the Canal, and monkeys. It was an outstanding tour. After an hours drive to Gatun lake and the Panama Canal we boarded pontoon boats....More

1  Thank RaySanDiego
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always wanted to be out on that Lake with the ocean going ships. Sure had to watch for their wake. So high thought you would bounce out of the boat. Great drivers who do it all the time. They went to the. Low lieing areas...More

Thank travellingon60
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We booked this tour after going to see the Canal Lock. Jeeps took us up the mountain for breathtaking vistas, and Sloths! We zip lined for about an hour. Guides were delightful. Took the boat tour on Lake Gatun Following this excursion. Also very nice...More

3  Thank Bigbassgirl
Reviewed 14 January 2014

The company is now called Gatun Adventura in Colon - just down the street from Melia Hotel.The zipline takes you right over Gatun Lake--howler monkeys in the trees, etc... Our three teenagers had a fantastic time! Call Antonilo if you want more information 6785-0129

1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 30 January 2012

We got to take a boat ride on the lake, and it was wonderful. We got to see a sloth, a toucan and monkeys! Absolutely breathtaking.

4  Thank LaLuna333
Reviewed 13 July 2010

Sure, the Panama Canal is a wonder for the world to see, but this ecological experience I had with Gatun Eco Adventures was the funnest thing I did in Panama, and obviously one of my favorites. The zipline is an amazing experience that kept me...More

3  Thank JuancaP
Reviewed 18 June 2010

I did their zip line when I was in Panama with an Overseas Adventure Travel group in June 2010. It was the highlight of my trip! Of course, going through the locks is why I came to Panama, but this was a thrill that I...More

5  Thank TravelNewbie2009
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