Soberania National Park
Soberania National Park
4.5
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Located 15 miles from downtown Panama City, this scenic park features two hiking paths called el Charco in Gamboa and Pipeline Road, both known for excellent birding and wildlife viewing.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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lucycan
San Diego, CA3,508 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
We did the Jungle Walk / Pipeline Trail as part of a half day tour. We did see a few sloths. If you have never seen dense jungle before you will like it.
Written February 4, 2024
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Rochelle F
Randolph, NJ1,046 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
We came here with a birding guide early in the morning and saw lots of birds. The park is not Gamboa rainforest resort although that is nearby; it is a large national park with many areas. Saw peccaries, coatis, agouti too. Saw a pootoo which is extemely hard to see. Was really a beautiful hike on the pipeline trail also, although as the morning wore on, the birds start to sleep.
Written March 29, 2023
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OffroaderRsa
RSA19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Nice exhibits, accessible mostly from good maintained paths. Places to just sit and listen to the birds and look at the surrounding nature where you may see a sloth if you are lucky.
Written March 21, 2023
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Jan
Nottingham, UK39 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Path shared with cyclists, but nevertheless beautiful peaceful area.
Saw cappucin monkey, howlers and many beautiful birds
Written March 16, 2023
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Ken Q
Denver, United States851 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
We enjoyed seeing the park on one of our tours out of Panama City. It's a fun area to explore and walk around.
Written February 25, 2023
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linda e
New York City, NY124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
The Gamboa Resort offers a variety of activities at affordable prices, including: ziplines, Monkey Island boat tour, a butterfly and sloth sanctuary and an aerial tram with a tower that offers a great view of the canal and the Chagres River.
Written January 22, 2023
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Riso M
39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
We saw some birds, capybaras (or similar) and monkeys, which was awsome. Plus - and that is what makes it worth visiting - you get a real feeling of what the jungle looks like in Central America. And it was amazing to see it (We ended up in Radio Hill, which stunning.). Recommend
Written January 13, 2023
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orrdin
New York893 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Family
Maybe we had a bad day but we got up bright and early to get here early for all the wildlife and while we did see a sloth and a few monkeys and a few birds most were far up in the trees so it was hard to see. We definitely heard a lot but felt like we should be seeing more after reading all the reviews. Guess it’s hit or miss in nature and for us it wasn’t a great day out though we still enjoyed being in nature.
Written December 27, 2022
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SFvegetarian
Vallejo, CA78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Loved seeing the sloth and mariposa sanctuaries, the leaf cutter ants marching, and the monkeys and toucans playing.
Written November 23, 2022
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Panthera2013
London, UK99 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
We stayed at the Canopy Tower and visited the Soberania National Park every day especially to look for birds. It was absolutely stunning. The Discovery centre here is also a good place to visit. The paths and trails to walk/hike on are well sign posted. It is hot and humid like everywhere else in Panama so dress accordingly and carry water.
Written September 27, 2022
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