Monkey Islands & Eco Cruise Tour inside the Panama Canal

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Cruise along the Panama Canal Watershed and Gatun Lake and see the diverse flora and fauna, including curious and playful monkeys, on Monkey Island.


  • Explore the rich flora and fauna surrounding Gatun Lake
  • See the many species of monkeys on Monkey Island
  • Cruise along the Panama Canal Watershed on a high-speed boat
  • Learn about the Canal History


Enjoy the unique opportunity to be inside the Panama Canal Watershed as you travel to the Gatun Lake eco-cruise and visit Monkey Island where you can see several species of monkeys and lush natural landscapes. Start with a city hotel pickup and a 45-minute drive to the dock. Hop aboard a high-speed motorboat and marvel at the breathtaking flora and fauna surrounding Gatun Lake.  The lake is one of the sets of locks in the Panama Canal, on the side of the Atlantic Ocean. There you will have an ecological experience in the region, where you can sail by the lake, and see animals and the surrounding forest. Enjoy stops at Monkey Island, home to several species of monkeys that are native to Central America. Monkey Island boasts an incredible amount of wildlife. Stay on the lookout for capuchin monkeys, Geoffroy's tamarin and howler, and other species.  If you are lucky, come close to some large ships that transit the canal daily. Finally, our guide will bring you back to your city hotel


Pickup and drop off from any city hotel Transport by air-conditioned vehicle round trip Fully Bilingual Guide (English & Spanish)

Important Information

  • The tour can include some activities that can be challenging for very young children. The suggested age is 2+ years old. Please bring US dollar cash to pay the boat fee which is $30 per person.

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