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Panama: Panama Canal Tour through Two Locks with Lunch

Activity provider: Panama Travel
Other experience

Panama: Panama Canal Tour through Two Locks with Lunch

Activity provider: Panama Travel

From US$ 240 per person

Embark on a Panama Canal adventure with this attraction ticket. Discover the history behind this engineering feat as you pass through the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks on the way to Gamboa.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Feel the thrill of passing through the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks
  • Hear the riveting history behind the construction of the Panama canal
  • Admire the snake-like curves that have been carved into the Gaillard Cut
  • Marvel at the Bridge of the Americas which spans Pacific entrance of the canal
  • View the massive expansion project which is set to double the canals capacity
Full description

Experience the wonder of the magnificent man-made maritime passageway of the Panama Canal with this attraction ticket. Enjoy watching the ship as it is lowered at two separate locks. Have a delicious lunch and some refreshing soft drinks. 

Disembark from Isla Flamenco in Panama city and take in sweeping views of the city as make your way to the canal at the north end of the Gaillard Cut, where the Chagres river flows into the canal. Admire the serpentine curvature of the Gaillard Cut which was carved through the continental divide.

Uncover the history and geological value of this region as your boat travels along a 13.7 kilometer route to the Pedro Miguel locks. Pass through verdant landscapes of rolling hills and forests as you drift along. Appreciate the continuous work that is required to maintain this passage.

Observe the Panama Canal expansion project, an engineering feat that is set to double the capacity of the canal. View the Bridge of the Americas which crosses over the canal. Enter the Pedro Miguel locks where the ship is lowered 9 meters and released into Miraflores lake.

Venture across Miraflores lake to the Miraflores locks where the ship is lowered 16 meters in two distinct steps. Continue sailing to the small town of Gamboa. Disembark in Gamboa and board a bus back to Isla Flamenco.

Includes
  • Lunch
  • Guide
  • Soft drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • Be flexible with boarding time
Customer reviews

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Tour and guide were very good. Lunch was not great and seats to eat were hard to find. Also people lining the rails made it hard to see anything if you could not stand, as my wife could not. Seemed over sold and crowded.

December 3, 2022

Product ID: 409159