Monkey Watch & Canal Nature Cruise

Approximately 4½ hours
Moderate Activity  Snack 

Join this natural adventure -- a wealth of sight and sound, combined with the thrill of speeding through the Panama Canal next to the mighty ships transiting this man-made wonder.

An exhilarating 30-minute boat ride at high speed takes you right through the heart of the Panama Canal.

Slow down to enter the labyrinth of jungle-covered islands of Lake Gatún. In this protected area the wildlife is plentiful, and you are likely to encounter capuchin monkeys, three-toed sloth, howler monkeys, various kinds of toucans and other bird life as well as caimans, crocodiles, turtles and numerous butterflies. This is an exceptional place to experience the sights and sounds of the jungle up closed.

Your trained naturalist guide will ensure that you have an outstanding nature experience throughout this jungle and canal adventure.


Wear light clothing, sunscreen, a hat and sneakers or sandals. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed.


This excursion is led in English