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Ave A | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Panama for a week and traveling with 2 returning native Panamanians. Both guides were able to provide new information for them and of course, fantastic experiences for the remaining group members. Transportation was easy and efficient. We are seasoned world travelers and...More

1  Thank Melinda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one day in Panama and wanted to make the most of it. Well... I was not disappointed. Ross was our tour guide and he was EXTREMELY knowledgeable about everything. He is very passionate about Panama and genuinely wanted to make sure we had...More

Thank AmandineCN
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Had two Great trips with Alan and ROSS, both highly knowledgeable and really generous with their time and energy. We did both last minute and Barefoot was very accommodating, even when they didn’t have to be. Highly recommended, from people who’ve taken tours around the...More

Thank JoshG6
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Josh! Wow, thanks so much for a great review, we are honoured to be up there with the best! Thanks for booking with us, we do accomodate last minute bookings as you say! Hope to see you back in panamá son! Kind Regards Barefoot...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Was in Panama for a week , two weeks ago. Wanted to see as much as possible and did two day trips with Barefoot Panama. The Cave Tour was super adventurous but we felt safe with our guide Edgar (? Sorry I'm bad with names...More

Thank Jayna F
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jayna! Sounds like you had an awesome time on the Snorkelling tour and on the cave tour. That is a great combination, two totally different parts of Panama! Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you back in Panama again soon!...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the jungle tour, El Valle de Anton, and Lake Bayano tours with Barefoot Panama. Prompt pickup at hotel and each tour happened as described on website with friendly, knowledgeable guides, small group size, beautiful scenery and minimum waiting around.

Thank YW11111
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for choosing us at Barefoot Panama, great to see you had three awesome adventurous tours! We hope to see you back again! Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Kevin O'Brien of Barefoot Panama Tours organized a custom 11 day tour for us. We traversed the country starting with a Panama city tour, Portobelo snorkeling day, Taboga island ferry trip including lazy beach day, followed by someGorgona seaside relaxation time, Santa Catalina stay including...More

Thank germqueen132
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Germqueen! Thank you for the wonderful trip advisor review, it was a pleasure showing you guys around! We hope to see you back in Panama again soon! Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I did the tour to monkey island & the canal/city tour on 2 consecutive days. Gonzo was the guide both days. He was excellent. Very knowledgeable on the history of Panamá & the canal. Highly recommended.

1  Thank alancarter78
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alancarter! Thank you for your awesome trip advisor review, we hope to see you back in Panama again son! Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I actually hesitated to book Barefoot Panama for our large group of 18 women ages 35-65, based on some of the comments here about Kevin’s abruptness. I’m an early planner, however, and where other tour companies were slow to respond, Kevin was quick, alert, responsive...More

2  Thank SongnDance
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hello Ava! Thank you so much for choosing Barefoot Panama with your group! We do try to me fast with the replies when organizing your trip, I know we seem brash but its all about getting the job done! We, at Barefoot Panama are happy...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

I was in Panama for a couple of days with a friend and we contacted Barefoot Panama to help us. It was absolutely the best decision we made. Kevin O'Brien was so helpful, prompt and responsive with me via email before the trip. I felt...More

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour guide, and excellent value for the money. One of the best tours I’ve ever taken. Easy quick transaction too.

1  Thank JS9577
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hello! Thank you for your wonderful trip advisor review! We hope to see you back in Panama again soon! Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

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Kevin alwYs answered my questions promptly and provided good service to us.
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Amber J
7 May 2017|
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no, it does not . . it starts / ends on the amador causeway (1 of 2 marinas depending on the day..)
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Stephanie U
20 April 2017|
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it depends . . for some tours, 100% must be paid before the tour. . not necessarily at the time of booking . . but usually a week before the tour date . . for some, we can take a deposit and the rest can be paid cash upon... More
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