Panama Canal Enthusiast’s Tour

Starting from $119/pers$159/pers

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Discover all about the canal, the ships that transit through the canal, its history, its expansion and more

On this full day tour, specially built for the canal enthusiasts, you will visit the following sites:

Experience the marvel of engineering of both the original locks in Miraflores and the new expansion locks in Agua Clara along with spectacular views of the Gatun Lake. Throughout the entire tour, our knowledgeable guide will offer comprehensive insights into the canal, covering its history and operational details.

Panama Canal Agua Clara Locks Visitors Center $
The new visitors center offers spectacular views of the new locks following the expansion of the canal, and also Lake Gatun. You will be able to see the operation of the Panama Canal and maybe post-panamax vessels transiting the locks.
$ Tickets can be purchased during the booking process or onsite.

Panama Canal Museum $
Step into a world where history meets innovation at the Panama Canal Museum and immerse yourself in the captivating tale of one of the world’s most engineering marvels. The Canal museum is a treasure trove of knowledge, offering a fascinating journey through the creation, expansion, and significance of the Panama Canal.
$ Tickets can be purchased during the booking process or onsite.

Panama Canal (Miraflores Locks Visitors Center + IMAX) $
Located right in front of the Miraflores locks on the Pacific side of Panama, this is where you can see up-close the operations of the canal and the transiting ships through one of the original locks.
$ Tickets can be purchased during the booking process or onsite.

Optional Panama Canal VIP tour $
Gain exclusive access to the inner workings of this engineering marvel, venturing into the heart of the locks from a front-row vantage point inaccessible to standard visitors. This extraordinary privilege offers canal enthusiasts a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the intricate operations and sheer magnificence of the canal up close.
$ VIP Tickets can be purchased during the booking process or onsite.

  • Days availables

    Everyday exept Monday

  • Duration

    Pick up times:

    • Private tours: 8am
    • Semi-private tours: between 7:30am and 8am
      (exact time will be confirmed 24h in advance)


    Duration: 9h

  • Included

    • Hotel pick up (Panama City only)
    • Transportation
    • Guide
    • Bottled water
    • Taxes
  • Not included

    • Entrance fees to Panama Canal Miraflores & Agua Clara Visitors Centers
      (tickets available for purchase during checkout)
    • Entrance fees to the Canal Museum
      (tickets available for purchase during checkout)
    • Lunch / Meals
    • Gratuities
  • What to bring

    • Passports of all passengers (mandatory)
    • Hat / Cap / Sunglasses
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Light & comfortable clothes
    • Cash (USD) for meals and souvenirs
  • Difficulty

    • Level: Easy
    • Details: Little walking (1h to 2h), some stairs.
    • Suggested age: All ages


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  • Please note that currently the Miraflores visitors center is undergoing a major renovation. Because of that, the museum and exhibition halls are currently closed. Expect long delays at the ticket booth, we strongly suggest puchasing your tickets in advence on our website. You will have the option to add the tickets to your booking during the checkout process.
  • Our semi-private tour offers an exclusive small group (max. 12 guests) experience with personalized attention, while allowing for some interaction with other like-minded travelers.
  • Our private tour provides a fully personalized and exclusive travel experience tailored to the individual or group’s specific interests and preferences, with a dedicated guide and no other participants.
  • This tour must be booked at least 2 days in advance of the tour date.
  • Kids 0-5yo are always free
  • Cancellation terms and conditions

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