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Punta Culebra Nature Center
Punta Culebra Nature Center

Punta Culebra Nature Center

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This outdoor museum is located on an island at the end of the Amador Causeway, a four-mile-long road on a strip of land made from soil and rock that was extracted during the construction of the Panama Canal. At Punta Culebra Nature Center, a total of 3.7 acres (1.5 hectares) are dedicated to the study of marine biodiversity and the great natural wealth found in the area.

The Smithsonian Foundation of Panama has a space here dedicated to marine science and education, as well as to the conservation of coastal environments. Visitors can learn about marine life in Panama and other regions of Central and South America through science exhibitions, movies and art exhibits. There is also a turtle tank and an aquarium comparing the marine life in the Pacific to that of the Caribbean. The touching pool provides the opportunity to come into close contact with starfish, stingrays, sea urchins and octopuses.

Outdoor paths wind through a dry tropical forest with birds and iguanas, and from the observation deck, visitors can appreciate the scenic views of the Panama Canal.

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Amador Causeway, Panama City

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Beautiful BioTour

Beautiful BioTour

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A day in contact with the beauty of nature and wildlife, just minutes from your hotel in Panama City.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Panama Canal & City Sightseeing Tour Including Miraflores Locks

Panama Canal & City Sightseeing Tour Including Miraflores Locks

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Combine a tour of the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Locks with a walking tour of Panama City’s UNESCO-listed Casco Viejo and a city driving tour to notable landmarks —it’s a full-day of sightseeing at the capital’s top attractions. Admire city views from atop Ancón Hill; visit a local market; see the Bridge of the Americas from the Amador Causeway; and more. This small-group tour runs with a maximum of nine people, ensuring personalized attention from your informative guide.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Fuerte Amador Shore Excursion: Private Full-Day Tour of Panama City and Canal

Fuerte Amador Shore Excursion: Private Full-Day Tour of Panama City and Canal

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Discover the highlights of Panama City on a full-day shore excursion that visits the Miraflores Locks and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Casco Viejo (Old Town). Get close views of the Panama Canal from the viewing platforms, stop into the visitor's center, and follow your guide on a walking tour of the Old Town. Includes port pickup and drop-off, and the option to further explore the Old City on your own at the end of the tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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Punta Culebra Nature Center hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday from 1 to 5 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.