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Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal and Jungle Tour

From US$ 135.00
  • Guided itinerary allows even those with limited time to explore Panama by boat and on foot
  • See the newly expanded “Panamax” locks at work from the Agua Clara Visitor Center 
  • Avoid getting lost in the jungle of San Lorenzo National Park,
Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal and Jungle Tour
From US$ 135.00
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Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal and Jungle Tour
US$ 135.00

Taking a guided tour of the Panama Canal allows you to hop between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with minimum hassle. This experience allows you to enjoy Monkey Island and enjoy a picnic lunch near the Gatun Dam before exploring San Lorenzo National Park and Fort San Lorenzo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Plus, lunch and round-trip transportation from Panama City hotels are included for added convenience.

What to Expect
After hotel pickup in an air-conditioned minibus, your tour begins with a 90-minute boat ride on the waterways adjacent to the canal: you'll see jungle wildlife, navigate Gatun Lake, and watch massive ships pass through the canal.

Visit the famous Monkey Island, home to capuchins, howlers, and tamarins, before traveling to the Caribbean side of Panama and the Agua Clara Visitor Center. Here, you'll watch ships pass through the newly expanded “Panamax” locks from a canal-side observation deck and learn about the history, operation, and importance of the Panama Canal.

Next, you'll visit San Lorenzo National Park to see rainforest flora and fauna followed by a picnic lunch and a tour of Fort San Lorenzo, a 400-year-old Spanish fort on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean. One of the most historically important spots in Panama, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort repelled pirates as part of the defensive system that protected the transatlantic trade of the Spanish Crown.

Your full-day tour ends with a return to your hotel in Panama City.
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1 - 5 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent day out

This was such a great day out. We were picked up promptly at 6.55 by Jerin and Willi and were out in the jungle really quickly. The first stop was to board a small boat and get right out on the Canal and lake to...More

1  Thank Cbrudenell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
All Day Excursion

Had no idea how good this would be, but best bang for the buck! From the Pacific to the Caribbean, seeing the canal in action, learning history, seeing toucans, monkeys, sloth, birds, snakes, forts, flora and fauna. Driving, hiking, boating all in a day and...More

1  Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great trip with wildlife, history, and the canal!

We had a great day on the Ocean to Ocean tour! Jerin and Willy were excellent guides - very knowledgeable, friendly, and passionate about the environment. They showed us a ton of wildlife and explained a lot about Fort San Lorenzo and the canal. We...More

2  Thank tgreat123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Outstanding in Every Way!

This is THE way to experience all Panama City has to offer. I took 2 day tours with this group while in town on business, and it literally made my trip (Ocean to Ocean + Wild Side). They are professional and organized, always prompt, and...More

1  Thank Janette A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A tremendous trip--a wonderful experience

I took this trip July 22 and had a fantastic time. We saw the biggest ship possible transiting the Agua Clara locks, visited San Lorenzo National Park, saw the ruins of Fort San Lorenzo, enjoyed a provided picnic lunch where Lake Gatun meets the Caribbean,...More

Thank galaneng
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