We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monkey Island: Tours & Tickets

Features Animals
Save
All photos (313)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“boat ride”(47 reviews)
“gatun lake”(48 reviews)
“howler monkeys”(35 reviews)
About
Located in Lake Gatun, this island gets its name for the white-faced monkeys that inhabit it.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Gatun Lake, Panama City, Panama
+507 390-2322
Call
Improve This Listing
Monkey Island Tours and Tickets
from US$70.00
More Info
from US$135.00
More Info
from US$186.95
More Info
from US$235.00
More Info
from US$70.00
More Info
MONKEY ISLAND
9 Reviews
from US$99.00
More Info
from US$125.00
More Info
from US$165.00
More Info
from US$135.00
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (574)
There are newer reviews for Monkey Island
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
478 results
Traveler rating
288
104
52
24
10
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
288
104
52
24
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviews boat ride gatun lake howler monkeys love monkeys monkey business small boat gamboa resort small monkeys white faced monkeys different species great pictures tour guide indian village big ships barefoot panama great trip visiting panama
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
471 - 478 of 478 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2011

If you really want to see monkeys in Panama City and don't want to spend the $ to go on a tour go out to El Charro hiking trail in the Soberania Forrest. It is only about 30 minutes outside of Panama just before Gamboa....More

Date of experience: May 2011
3  Thank Wajopar
Reviewed 11 November 2010

I read the reviews, but I did not listen. I spent the $37 per person for a one hour boat ride to Monkey Island for myself and girlfriend. It is a complete waste of money. The guides from Gamboa resort are not permitted to feed...More

3  Thank xx7xx
Reviewed 7 October 2010

We were on a cruise on board the Coral Princess. Monkey Island trip participants met at 08:45 at the ship's theater. An hour later we were already on the tender smelling the wonderful smell of burned Diesel in the morning and crossing the waters between...More

4  Thank Urido
Reviewed 14 August 2009

If you're on a budget, walk across the bridge to the boat launch! The Gamboa Hotel is a world class spot and the employees went out of their way to assist me. However, if you are on a budget and think that $35 a head...More

7  Thank RobertLangDirect
Reviewed 25 May 2009

The cruises meet at the Gamboa lodge -- go to the activities desk on the left in the lobby. On our cruise, we saw howler monkeys, white-faced monkeys, iguanas, cayman, and baby crocodiles (not to mention giant ships we passed in the Canal). The driver...More

2  Thank travelingtexan23
Reviewed 19 September 2007

We were on a tour with a group and had about 5 boats go at once. Nice trip to the island. Great to see the Canal ships and waterway. Along the way, the guide saw two howler monkeys and we got to view them. The...More

2  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 8 November 2005

We did the same thing....from Gamboa. The guide cut bananas into chunks. The monkeys hung from the limbs and took the banana chucks from our hands. We had a great time.

8  Thank glennscqr
Reviewed 4 November 2005

I spent a few days in Panama city as a side vacation to a work trip. I decided to visit the Gamboa resort to take a tour on the aerial tram. But the tram was closed for maintenance that day so I chose to go...More

16  Thank Travel22234
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 121 nearby hotels
Gamboa Rainforest Resort
2,211 reviews
9.52 km away
Summit Rainforest & Golf Resort
1,161 reviews
17.73 km away
Melia Panama Canal
806 reviews
23.75 km away
Davis Suites
3 reviews
23.87 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,483 nearby restaurants
Restaurante Los Lagartos
100 reviews
9.49 km away
Tutti Li
5 reviews
22.33 km away
El Corotu
23 reviews
9.50 km away
Viene Qua
7 reviews
25.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 593 nearby attractions
Panama Rainforest Discovery Center
216 reviews
6.03 km away
Jungle Land Panama
324 reviews
4.09 km away
Panama Pipeline Bird Tours
41 reviews
6.59 km away
Birding Pipeline Panama
73 reviews
7.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Monkey Island staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines