Panama City: Panama Canal Partial Transit Boat Tour

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Navigate the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks on a 5-6 hour boat tour. Includes a buffet lunch and refreshments.

Highlights

  • Witness the engineering feat of the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel locks
  • Enjoy a buffet lunch and refreshments aboard the boat
  • Experience the natural beauty of the Amador Causeway and surrounding islands
  • View the majestic Bridge of the Americas and Panama City skyline

Description

Embark on a unique journey through the Panama Canal on this 5 to 6-hour partial transit boat tour. Starting from Panama City, you'll travel through the historic Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks, experiencing the engineering marvel of the canal's operation firsthand. As you glide along the water, enjoy included refreshments and a delicious buffet lunch, making this a perfect outing for families and history enthusiasts alike. Your tour begins at the Amador Causeway, offering stunning views of Naos, Perico, and Flamenco Islands, linked by a road built from materials excavated during the canal's construction. As you pass under the iconic Bridge of the Americas, appreciate its vital role in connecting North and South America. The tour continues past the skyscraper-lined skyline of Panama City and into the bay's protective island group. Inside the Miraflores locks, witness the impressive process of raising the ship 9 meters above sea level. You'll navigate the entire Pacific entrance, including the Pedro Miguel locks, where you'll see the new third set of locks that accommodate today's mega-ships. The journey concludes with a passage through the Corte Culebra, or 'Snake Cut,' a critical section cut through the Continental Divide, fed by the mighty Chagres River.

Includes

Boat tour Lunch Water Soft drinks Coffee and/or Tea

Important Information

  • Activity requires favorable weather conditions

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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