The guide and captain knew how to call the monkeys. When they made noises, monkeys came and took bananas. You will have 10 minutes or less to watch them. Very cute.
The boat tour stopped in 2 areas where we were able to see 2 kinds of monkeys, baby Caimans and a Jesus Christ lizard. Very cool if you are an animal lover! Remember to take bananas with you!
Has a terrific time. We arrived minutes before the tour started and were booked immediately. We took a small bus to the dock where we boarded a boat (with life vests) for our tour. Our tour director explained everything and we pulled up to the island and saw the different types of monkeys. They will come right on the boat... 更多
We took this boat trip to see the Monkeys. So firstly, note that it is in Gamboa closer to the city than Gatun Lake, where most of the searches in Google or Trip Advisor come up but its about 1 hour from Panama City/Playa Bonita area vs. 2+ hours to Gatun. The resort you leave from is beautiful for sure.... 更多
To clarify rightcoastgirl's previous review, I think she did a boat tour with a different company. This specifically is related to the monkey boat tour with Gamboa Rainforest resort, which is $37 per person, as another has mentioned. They call it the Gatun lake trip, since there is no guarantee of seeing monkeys. I really wanted to see monkeys and... 更多
This trip can be overrated. It is an amazing thing to see the monkeys up close and for the most part you do. I do recommend as others have commented that you go first thing in the morning. There are quite a variety of monkeys - capuchin, tamarind, and howler monkeys. Make sure you use a reputable company because the... 更多
We were able to have a private tour that included a boat tour and then on to Monkey Island. Seeing the monkeys in their natural habitat was fascinating. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the monkeys and their environment. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Panama.
One hour - $37 and well worth it. Say three different kinds of monkeys. They came on the boat and jumped around the top of the boat to investigate all the visitors. Good fun!
I believe this is now the "Gatun Lake Wildlife Expedition" since there is no longer a Monkey Island. After reading the reviews and researching the tour, we were very happy with our experience. We paid $35/person for an hour boat ride, exploring the various wildlife in Gatun Lake (part of the canal), which was a decent price. The only downside... 更多
We enjoyed this one hour trip on the Panama Canal to see the monkeys. There wasn't much to see as far as wild life on the way to Monkey Island (which is no longer an island) but we did see a couple of freighters on the canal. Good family activity as children are 1/2 price.