Monkey Island And Kayak Tour
Gamboa Public Dock
Gamboa Public Dock
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To begin with this shared tour to Monkey Island and Kayak, you must go to the Gamboa Public Dock, located 45 minutes from Panama City. Your guide will pick you up by boat at the dock at 7:00 am to start with your tour. When boarding the boat, your guide will take you on a historical boat trip on Lake Gatun, the guide will explain how the lake emerged and tell you about the history of the Panama Canal while watching some of the ships leaving the Panama Canal.
After the historical tour on Lake Gatun, you will tour the edges of The Monkey Island by boat. During the tour around the Island, you will have the opportunity to feed the monkeys who friendly approaching the boat when they are offered food. It is important not to give any type of food to the monkeys, your guide will give you some fruits for you to feed them.
At the end of the tour around the Monkey Island, you will be taken to the Floating Lodge. Upon arriving at the floating lodge, your guide will show you its facilities that you can use later. After your guide shows you the floating lodge facilities, you will leave your things in the supervision area and then, your guide will give you a brief explanation of the use of the Kayaks to start your Kayak adventure.
You will kayak through the Lake Gatun water trails until you reach the first Waterfall. In the waterfall you can bathe and if you like adrenaline, you can throw yourself from the ravines that are in the waterfall. This is a good opportunity for you to enjoy bathing in the waterfall and take photos in this place in the middle of nature. You will spend approximately 30 minutes in the first waterfall and then, you will continue your kayaking trip through Lake Gatun until you reach the second waterfall where you will spend the next 20 minutes.
Around 11.30am, after relaxing and enjoying the second waterfall, you will return to the floating lodge crossing a different water trail that you crossed to reach the first waterfall. You will arrive at the floating lodge at 12.00pm and there you will have your lunch. Following your lunch, you will have time at the floating lodge to relax and rest after having a fun full day. The floating lodge has hammocks and chairs in case you want to lie down and also has a non-roofed area in case you want to sunbathe.
At 1pm you must pick up your things at the floating lodge supervision area and then board the boat that will take you back to the dock. You will arrive at the dock approximately at 1:30 pm.
- For security measures children of 0, 1, 2 and 3 years can not do this tour.
Lunch menu (may vary)
- Yellow rice
- Chicken or meat tamale
- Cabbage with carrot salad
- Meat and / or chicken
There are vegetarian menu options like yellow rice with salad. If you want a vegetarian menu, please let us know before the day of the tour.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|General (P/P)||168.75 (USD)|
|Child (P/P) (Age 6 - 12)||106.90 (USD)|
|Child (P/P) (Age 4 - 5)||0.00 (USD)|
6.30 - 7.00
Boat pick-up at the Gamboa Public Dock
7.00 – 8.00
Boat trip. Explanation of how Lake Gatun emerged and watch some ships
8.00 – 8.30
Boat trip around Monkey Island. Feed monkeys, animals watching
8.30 – 8.40
Boat Transfer to the floating lodge
8.40 – 9.00
Arrival at the floating lodge. Leave your things in the supervision area, tour in the floating lodge
9.00 – 9.15
Boarding kayaks at the floating lodge
9.15 – 10.15
Kayak tour on Lake Gatun. Kayak transfer to the waterfall 1
10.15 – 10.45
Arrival at the waterfall 1. Enjoy the waterfall
10.45 – 11.10
Kayak transfer to waterfall 2
11.10 – 11.25
Visit at the Waterfall 2
11.25 – 12.00
Return to the floating lodge
12.00 – 12.40
Lunch at the floating lodge
12.40 – 13.00
Use of floating lodge facilities
Return to the dock by boat
- Boat transfers.
- Panama Canal and Lake Gatun history.
- ice cooler with ice.
- Monkey Island boat visit.
- Fruits to feed the monkeys.
- Kayak Tour
- Unlimited drinks (non-alcoholic).
- Visit to 2 waterfalls.
- Use of the Floating Lodge facilities (hammocks, chairs to relax or sunbathe).
- Transportation to the dock.
- Alcoholic drinks (available for sale).
- Sun block.
- Cash for additional purchases.
- Shoes that you can wet.
- Extra change of clothes.
- Plastic bag (for your wet clothes).
- Cancel before 72 hours of the tour for a full refund. No refunds available after this point.