Canal Wild Life Observation

In the Panama Canal, you will be surrounded by abundant birdlife and just wildlife altogether. This is the same general area where the world bird watching record for most species of birds sighted in 24 hours is held. We frequently spot crocodiles, iguanas, sloths, monkeys, and other animals from the boat and we are happy to close up for pictures or to get a closer view if desired.

We board the boat at Gamboa marine which is the area where the junction of the Chagres River and the Panama Canal takes place in and then head out to the Panama Canal itself, cruising by Panamax-size ships as they transit through this lake section. We then turn into the jungle water pathways that wind around hundreds of rainforest-covered islands, offering many shaded inlets to explore.


These wildlife trips last 3 hours and are designed for all needs; Families, photographers or quick travelers who have little time. We have you all covered!

FOR ALL TRIPS IN PANAMA We offer day trips and special custom made itineraries throughout Panama with Ancon Expeditions.

Trip includes transportation from and to your hotel, naturalist guide, captain, water, beers and sodas.

All Our Packages

Snook in Gatun Lake / Panama Canal Fishing

Panama Canal Gatun Lake Fishing

fly fishing in Gatun Lake / Panama Canal Fishing

Fly Fishing in The Panama Canal

Bayano River panama canal fishing

Bayano River Expedition

panama fishing expeditions, panama canal fishing, deep sea fishing, mahi mahi

Panama Deep Sea Fishing Trips

Monkey Island in Gatun Lake white faced capuchin monkey

Canal Wild Life Observation

San Blas island Guna Yala / Panama Canal Fishing

San Blas Archipelago Fishing

Our Boats

Lake Boat
Hurricane Boat
Lake Boat
Galilea Salt Water Boat
Majo saltwater boat