Boating in Panama City

On your next vacation in Panama City, enjoy the Pacific and the city's skyline aboard a boat. If you like boat trips, visit the islands closest to the capital, such as Taboga in the Gulf of Panama, or Contadora, in the Las Perlas Archipelago. Sail on Gatun Lake or live a unique experience through the Panama Canal's locks.

Sail the Panama Canal

Sail the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is one of our great attractions. This mega-project will really leave you speechless, and now you'll be able to get to know it from the inside.

To visit Gatun Lake, you must get to Gamboa, 45 minutes from the city. This small town has 2 ports: one public and one private, from where you can hire tours to sail or fish on the lake.

Sail Through the Pacific Ocean

Sail Through the Pacific Ocean

Departing from the city's ports you can enjoy a day of sailing, visit Taboga, the Las Perlas Archipelago or San Carlos, in the Pacific Riviera.

When to Come

When to Come

In Panama City, you can find tours to sail throughout the year. If you're planning your vacation in advance and are flexible with dates, we recommend coming from June to October, so you can go whale watching.

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