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Gamboa Rainforest Resort Aerial Tram Tour

Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
+507 314-5000
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Nice tour

Very well done. Guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Not too buggy at the time we visited. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim D
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Dover
via mobile
Wonderful Rainforest Caonopy Views!

We booked this tour as a last minute, same day, excursion, not knowing that it would start pouring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SistarMartin
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Lawton, Oklahoma
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Get the forest’s different perspective, take a close look from above! You can be eye to eye with the birds and animals of the rainforest while sitting comfortably in the seat of our Swiss-engineered aerial tram system. Gliding smoothly through the tree tops, you will experience firsthand the sounds and peace of the deep tropical rainforest. One of the Gamboa’s tour guides will accompany you to describe the flora and fauna that you will see. The 1.2-kilometer ride culminates at a hill top where you have the opportunity to visit the Observation Tower. After walking up the spiral ramp, you will discover a panoramic view of the Chagres River, Panama Canal, Embera Indigenous Village, and the Town of Gamboa. All surrounded by lush mountainous rainforest. Recommendations: comfortable clothes, binoculars, water. Departure times: from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays for maintenance
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well done. Guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Not too buggy at the time we visited. We saw a sloth too.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this tour as a last minute, same day, excursion, not knowing that it would start pouring rain right before it was time for us to depart. We waited in the hotel lobby for the hotel staff to find out if the excursion was...More

Thank SistarMartin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The tram provides a chance to see the rainforest from above. The guide points out the various plants, trees, insects, birds, frogs, monkeys and other animals that you see and/or hear on the way up (about 280 feet). At the end of the ride, there...More

Thank LBW52
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A great tram tour of the rain forest. While we did not see many animals the fact that each tram basket had its own tour guide was great. The observation deck at the top of the tram was a big plus. Great views. Our tram...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

What a great tour, swinging through the trees, spotting monkeys, parakeets and a couple of toucans. At the end of the tram line, a short walk up the hill brings you to an observation tower - lots of stairs but well spaced enough to make...More

Thank hortiq
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had a free day and headed to the Gamboa Rain Forrest starting with the beautiful resort. The lobby is spectacular with amazing views. We headed to the bar for a nice cocktail, then headed to the tram tour. The ride was pleasant and not...More

Thank djordan777
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We did this as part of a tour. We rode the tram with a guide in our car. She really took care to search for sloths, flowers, monkeys and crocodiles. It's not a long ride but really fun. Well worth doing as you really do...More

Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The aerial tram ride to the top is very easy going and quite peaceful. There isn't a lot to see as you go up though. Once you arrive to the top, there's an observation tower that you have to hike up to really get the...More

Thank ssy24
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We took a tour bus from Panama City to Gamboa (approx. 1.25 hours depending on traffic) as part of a cruise ship excursion. Our group waited for about 45min before we could board the tram as we were waiting out pouring rain with thunder &...More

Thank Kilohana
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We traveled from Panama City to Gamboa for a day in nature. The tram was a lie key way for two seniors to see the canopy. The ride was enjoyable and we saw several varieties if you can, vultures, a sloth and beautiful flowers plus...More

Thank karen a
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Eileen H
26 May 2016|
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Response from cindy h | Reviewed this property |
Shorts, tank top, hat, sun glasses, comfortable shoes.
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Eileen H
26 May 2016|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No specific dress code,, just dress comfortably. The ride takes you to an area where you can walk in the rainforet and then up a look out tower, which is a ramp up rather than the usual multitude of stairs. Can get a little... More
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Migdalia R
10 November 2015|
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Response from Cori R | Reviewed this property |
I don't love heights and was ok. The tram moves very slowly. The views are not scary - very peaceful and pretty.
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