Outdoor Activities

Amador Causeway

The second largest boardwalk in the city, Amador Causeway is a popular place for biking, roller-skating, running or simply walking around, especially on Sundays. Boat trips to Taboga and the Pearl Islands are available from its docks.

Cerro Ancón

It was once used for the administration of the Panama Canal. Today, you can hike up to the top, where you will delight in a breathtaking view of the city, the Canal and the Pacific Ocean.

Gamboa

Surround yourself by an exuberant tropical rainforest. Part of the Canal Zone, this town was built to house the employees of the Panama Canal and their families. You may spend the day in the Municipal Summit Park, home to Panama’s national bird: the harpy eagle; or take a hike in the Soberania National Park, the city’s best area for bird watching and wildlife observation. Day boat tours through the Gatun Lake and to the indigenous Embera community are also available.

Anton Valley & The Sleeping Indian Girl

Located within the crater of the second largest inhabited dormant volcano in the world, its 600-meter elevation makes it cooler than most areas in the country. Amongst its attractions are the sleeping indian girl hike, the Chorro El Macho waterfall, and the local market.

Boquete

Nestled into the lush highlands of the fertile province of Chiriquí in western Panama, Boquete boasts astonishing panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and everlasting spring-like temperatures, ideal for its world-class quality coffee farms. Reaching the highest peak in the country –Volcan Baru-, hiking, rock climbing, zip-lining, whitewater rafting and horseback riding, are only a few of the many outdoor activities Boquete has to offer.

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