Birding in the Canal Zone


  • Duration: 5-8 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum 2 people


  • Pick up/drop off at your hotel
  • A/C Transportation
  • Private bilingual guide
  • Lunch

What to Expect

Enjoy a day of birding and nature in one of the National Parks that were created in the area formerly know as the  “Panama Canal Zone”.   Our experienced guide will take you to some of the best birding spots in this rich region, on a quest to find some of the most unique and spectacular birds of our country.


Tour Description

The Panama Canal is surrounded by several national parks and protected areas, all of them brimming with a great variety of endemic plants, mammals and especially birds. Toucans, motmots, manakins and hummingbirds are just some of the species you can find all along this green corridor from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea.

Choose a location, tell us what you are looking for or let us surprise you with a trip to our favorite birding spots. Half day or full day trips are available.

Suggested locations:

  1. Pipeline Road / Rainforest Discovery Center
  2. Plantation Road
  3. Metropolitan Park
  4. Achiote
  5. San Lorenzo Protected Area
  6. El Valle


Tour Highlights

  • Great birding opportunities
  • Rare findings and endemic species
  • Lush rainforest
  • Wildlife observation

What to bring:

  • Sun protection
  • Camera
  • Backpack
  • Hiking or comfortable walking shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Bug spray