We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort Night Safari

Features Animals
Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
Website
Save
Review Highlights
At least it's free

We only saw rodents, very disappointing. Of course we know the tour cannot guarantee we see any... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Chloe B
via mobile
Very good and saw a sloth

Tour of surrounding area in a open vehicle. Guide spot lights Capebara, sloths and anything else he... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Tim D
,
Dover
via mobile
Read all 29 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
If you have asked yourself, “What is the wild life doing while we are sleeping?” then this Panama tour can answer your questions. It is ideal for lovers of adventure and mystery at night. This safari goes in search of plant and animal life on the Chagres River. Get ready for an experience beyond the common tour! Possible sightings include caiman, capybara, and two-toed sloth.
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good29%
  • Average27%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“an adventure” (2 reviews)
“turtle” (2 reviews)
“capybara” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Zona 5 | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (29)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We only saw rodents, very disappointing. Of course we know the tour cannot guarantee we see any wildlife as the animals are free so we might have been unlucky, however they are not really making it easier with the loud tram and bright flash light....More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Tour of surrounding area in a open vehicle. Guide spot lights Capebara, sloths and anything else he sees. Very well done.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 13 April 2017

30 min tour around the hotel property at night and the guide only spoke Spanish. I was lucky my wife was able to translate for me. We did see sloths, an anteater, Cayman and a Crocodile. For 30 min and free, I thought it was...More

Thank bandit153
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took this tour. Saw a turtle, some rats and egrets. It's okay. Kids would probably enjoy. Not much to it. In an open truck.

Thank DJFDallas
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Motor tram to noisy at night makes it hard to see animals at night. Didn't see one nocturnal animal.

Thank t d
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

An ok trip, but you go round in a big car and yes, you see a few animals, but you stay very close to the hotel and it's not that big of an adventure - but it's easy. I wish the hotel would offer walking...More

Thank Foodiestravel
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It's free if you stay at the resort and it should be. You drive the grounds which takes all of about 20 minutes in a bumpy truck , they shin a flash light in the tees and all you see is bugs. Find something else...More

Thank DaveThornbury
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have done this activity several times each with a similar experience. The guide spoke English, Spanish, and some Portuguese and did a very good job of finding and describing the animals. We saw two Sloths, which luckily were low in their trees, a fox,...More

Thank Gregory K
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The only good thing I can say about this safari that it was free, total waste of 30 minutes. Saw no animals, very muggy night, rough roads be prepared to be shaken up on the vehicle .

Thank hblask
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Having done this type of tour in the Amazon, I should have known what to expect. Some nighttime birds, but mostly focused on finding and grabbing crocs and caimans to bring into the boat to show guests. Living where there are alligators galore, this really...More

Thank charlestoncat
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gamboa Rainforest Resort Night Safari staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit