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Address: Colon, Colon 0301, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6785-0129
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GATUN ECO ADVENTURES (GEA) is a different and unique Ecotourism Center...

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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ZipLining Fun!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 April 2015
Bigbassgirl
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 after a hot day at the Canal.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 wanting more and site itself where this is hosted is a beautiful native sanctuary that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 wasn't expecting. I felt they were very professional yet friendly and they seemed very safety... More 

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