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Layover Tour - Panama City Tour and Canal Visitor Center

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    Panama Canal
    Stop: 5 hours -
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    Casco Viejo
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador)
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Pass by Bridge of the Americas
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    Miraflores Visitor Center
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up at most hotels in the city center.


    • Tocumen Intl Airport, Panama City Panama
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    9/1/2016 - 12/31/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    • Bilingual driver/guide narrator.
    • Panama City Tour.
    • Entry/Admission - Miraflores Visitor Center
    • Note: You must also add airport transfer costs: $45 USD for 1 or 2 people per direction ($90 USD round-trip for 1 or 2 people). Third and additional person over 3 years of age $20 per direction. Paid upon arrival at the airport.
    • Meals not included.
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Note: You must also add airport transfer costs: $45 USD for 1 or 2 people per direction ($90 USD round-trip for 1 or 2 people). Third and additional person over 3 years of age $20 per direction. Paid upon arrival at the airport.
    • Lunch and dinner is available at the Atlantic & Pacific Company restaurant located at the Miraflores Locks Visitors Center during the hours of operation noted above. If you wish to eat at a different restaurant in the city, your guide will assist you. Meals are the responsibility of each guest.
    • We also can offer to transport you to the museum of the famous architect Frank Gehry, The Biodiversity Museum. At the Biodiversity Museum you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the birth of Panama and about how our beautiful country changed the world. Entrance fees to these museums are at the responsability of each guest. Our guide is available to pick you up at these museums when you complete your visit.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Had a layover in Panama City for 10 hours which I love because it gives me a chance to do a quick check on a city to see if I need to come back. TA sent me Ali Douglas of Ivan Tours. He did an amazing job. I got the highlights of the city and a good bit of history from Ali. Will
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    Looking for an amazing, educational tour? Look no further than Luis Vega! I can not speak enough great things of our experience with Luis. He knows all the good times to go to the canal. He knows the history and facts about the city. He drives a nice van so plenty of room
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    This was a great bus tour and the canal museum and the visitor's center were the highlights. It is just amazing how this canal was made and equally sad to see how many people died in the construction. Just outside the visitor's we saw a sloth in the trees.
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    The Miraflores visitor centre had a museum, audio-visual room and a restaurant. I think it had 4 floors. My mom and I went when we visited Panama and we loved the experience. On the top floor we had an amazing view of the Canal as the ships came and went. We did not go with
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    About the operator
    By: Bocas del Toro Tours
    61 reviews
    Tobias O
    Panama City, Panama
    Excellent tour
    Great, informative trip. Recommended to do the full transit even if Lake Gatun can feel a bit long, but we saw
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    Panamá Canal
    Great tour! The staff was professional & worked efficiently to make the tour run smoothly from boarding to
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    Beverly Y
    Panama Canal Partial Transit Tour ( Pacific side)
    We joined the tour by Canal & Bay Tours for the partial transit. The tour started at 1030. The tour operator took
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    Munich, Germany
    Filthy Friday
    We went to the famous party crawl of Bocas del Toro, the Filthy Friday. Nice views by good weather, first bar for
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    Take a pass, the visitor center in Colon is better.
    It is nice to watch ships passing through the historic locks although you will be sitting directly in afternoon
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    As previously said they are a third party reseller with NO customer service. I mistakenly thought they were a
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    Kenneth J
    Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
    Failed Partial Transit of Panama Canal
    On March 4, purchased 4 partial canal transit tickets, with lunch, for March 6, departure between 7-8AM, arrival
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    You can buy entrance ticket for $20 USD kids under six are free
    Center itself is good. Do not spend crazy money on overpriced “tours” the Miraflores entrance fee is $20 for non
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    James W
    Partial Transit
    We booked Canal Cruise two months before. Had limited days in Panama City. Trip was cancelled day prior. Indicated
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    St. Petersburg, Florida
    Awesome. Worth it!
    Canal museum is very interesting. Worth it to see how the locks work and how the cargo ships squeeeeeeze through!
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    Phoenix, Arizona
    Third party re-seller with NO customer service
    OMG! DO NOT book a tour with this site. The company purchases tours without the customer service for this
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    Sarasota, Florida
    Celebrity cruise excursion wonders of engineering cancelled March 2019
    We booked the Panama Cruise with Celebrity Reflection 2 years ago just to see Panama Canal March 2019. We were
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    Sandy Hook, Connecticut
    Partial Transit
    We took the partial transit of the Panama Canal on the Pacific Queen. We left the Flamenco Marina at Amador and
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    Timmins, Canada
    Miraflores Locks from Panamazing Tours
    We booked the tour as the second half of the Combo Pack tour through Panamazing so we had already done the Aerial
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    Rotherham, South Yorkshire
    Once in a lifetime trip but boring and ruined by selfish guests
    We booked this trip through Tui as a shore excursion. Great trip to do and see the huge cargo ships fit through
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