Exotic Wildlife of Soberanía National Park

Experience a unique perspective on the Panama Canal at Soberanía National Park and Lake Gatun. On this day-long tour, you will see plenty of tropical nature, as well as giant Panamax vessels.

  • Explore the beauty of Soberanía National Park
  • Spot rainforest wildlife by foot and by boat
  • Experience the Panama Canal from a unique perspective in Lake Gatun
  • Learn about the local flora and fauna
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

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  • Please note

    Comfortable and stable walking shoes, sun protection, and rain gear are recommended.

Your day starts with an interesting drive to the town of Gamboa, located in the center point of the Panama Canal and right on the shores of Lake Gatun.

Here you will begin an easy 2-hour walk through one of the most important natural reserves of the Panama Canal watershed.

The almost 20,000 hectares of Soberanía National Park are home to a great variety of mammals, birds, and reptiles. Our experienced guides know exactly where to look for them.

After your nature walk, you will head to the local marina. Embark on a 2-hour boat ride on Lake Gatun, navigating next to the giant Panamax vessels that transit the Panama Canal.

Our captain will take you to different areas of the lake, in search of wildlife. Along the way, your guide will point out the flora and fauna of the rainforest. Howler monkeys, crocodiles, sloths, and toucans are just some of the species that might cross your path during this amazing day-long adventure.

Practical information:

  • Included: Private air conditioned transportation, private boats, professional interpretive guide, and water
  • Remarks: Comfortable and stable walking shoes, sun protection, and rain gear are recommended.
  • Language: English/German
  • Walking information: Walking is required
  • Wheelchair accessible: No