Gamboa | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOGamboa

Gamboa is a small town in Panama. It was one of a few permanent Canal Zone townships, built to house the employees of the Panama Canal and their families. It is named after a tree from the quince family.

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Panamá

TEMPERATURE

72 - 90°F (22 - 32°C)

CLIMATE

Tropical

TERRAIN

Rainforest

Due to its location within the Canal Zone, Gamboa is surrounded by an abundance of exuberant vegetation. In this area we can find the Municipal Summit Park, home of the harpy eagle; Soberania National Park, one of the city’s largest green areas and home to lush flora and varied fauna (such as caimans, crocodiles and iguanas), as well as the starting point to many outstanding birding trails; centers for those interested in ecotourism; and hotels that invite you to relax in a jungle environment.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

The Gamboa Resort, the aerial jungle tram and wildlife.