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Barefoot Panama

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Address: Ave A | Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama
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+507 6780-3010
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BarefootPanama is a top notch tour company offering the best in service,...

BarefootPanama is a top notch tour company offering the best in service, quality and value.

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US$145.00*
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Monkey Island and Indian Village Tour from Panama City
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US$120.00*
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Panama City's Top Tour

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Awesome tour!!

The tour was conducted by the owner. He tell us what the expect to see every step of the way. Went to see the canal and do city tour. I left there feeling like I know the history... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2015
marlymar32
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Laurel, Maryland
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Laurel, Maryland
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

The tour was conducted by the owner. He tell us what the expect to see every step of the way. Went to see the canal and do city tour. I left there feeling like I know the history of the canal and the old city.

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Vancouver, BC
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Can't tell you what a grade A company this is. Kevin O'Brien really took care of me and they are a great company.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Let me first start off by saying that when my husband and I return to Panama, we will only be contacting Barefoot Panama for any tours we want to book. We highly recommend Barefoot Panama! When I initially sent my email, with special requests on trying to work around our arrival time versus the times of the tours, I was... More 

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California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Monkey Island: Pros: Being on the canal seeing large ships go by, seeing monkeys, the amazing rainforest surrounding the canal, "hike" in the forest at the Indian village. Guide was knowledgeable and nice. Cons: Everything was too short. We were surrounded by beautiful landscape that we barely explored via boat. Would have loved to spend hours boating through the waterways... More 

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1 Thank sublime10la
panamatours, Public Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

These 2 tours have complete write ups describing exactly what we do.. You didnt book the hiking tour in El Valle which is an option, thats not our fault We dont 'hike' in the village.. we explore the medicine trail to learn about there culture Thanks for your feedback More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Overall the tour was great and our guide was wonderful. The only questionable thing was when we went to the Indian village and they were explaining all the things they made. However, they were the exact same things we found in souvenir shops, but only more expensive. We then questioned the authenticity of the whole village.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

I had booked a service with this outfit, as well as with a few other tour guides, when I first scheduled our trip to Panama City. The day before I was to use their services, I received a reminder email exempting them of any responsibility of any wrongdoings during the tour. Because that was so different from the tours I... More 

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panamatours, Owner at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

We send an email with the start time and received a threat. We replied y coping and pasting the tour that was booking that contains all the info, no surprise. Again, we were threatened. The 'service' we provide is world class.. we can help it if the clear instructions on the site where you book were not read. We do... More 

Peyton, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

The actual tour was wonderful. The boat was great and the guide on-board was exceptional. He was giving information about the canal, the history, the area etc. almost non-stop for the trip. He would speak in Spanish and English giving the same information. The name of our boat was the "Islamorada" - not sure of the name of the company... More 

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1 Thank Troy V
panamatours, Owner at Barefoot Panama, responded to this review

We state loud and clear on the site that we dont run this tour, we facilitate... so, not sure why that was a surprise.. here is the difference.. I am open 24 hours, I speak english.. so, you can book with me for the SAME PRICE as with the other companies that wont answer you.. Start time.. this is controlled... More 

Slovenia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We get all the informations we needed, very nice and good english speaking employee, honest to us with the advices of getting the best experience in the Panama city and the attractions around. We recomand this agency to every tipe of the traveler.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

It was pretty cool! Saw tons of monkeys and got to briefly feed them, then went to the village and got a speech from one of the villagers. Bought a few hand made gifts,and there is a 25 min hike. Beware of the mosquitos this time of year, I got bite over a dozen times. Overall pretty good.

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Redwood City
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend Barefoot for exploring Panama. We took a van tour of Panama City and guide was pleasant and informatie. Gave a perfect amount of information. Their walking tour of Casco Viejo was also very enjoyable. The owner of Barefoot conducted the tour himself and made our trip. Again, Barefoot is highly recommended for organized tours.

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