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Panama City Travel Guide

Panama City Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Panama City with our insider's guide.

Beaches

Because of the silt that the Panama Canal dumps into the ocean and the sewage from Panama City, the beaches near the city are not recommended...

Biking

Bicicletas Moses. This bike shop rents an array of bikes for riding on the causeway. The shop is open Monday through Friday from 9 to 7:30...

Bird-Watching

Panama City has world-class bird-watching as close as the Parque Natural Metropolitano, which is home to more than 200 avian species and is...

Canal Tours

Although the canal is impressive when admired from any of the city's various viewing points, there's nothing quite like getting onto the water...

Golf

Summit Golf Resort. The resort has an 18-hole, par-72 championship course designed by Jeff Myers that is hemmed by the rain forest of Camino...

Hiking

The hiking options near Panama City range from the 40-minute trek to the top of Cerro Ancón to more demanding expeditions into the vast lowland...

Sportfishing

The Bay of Panama has good sportfishing, but the best fishing is around and beyond the Pearl Islands, which are best fished out of Isla Contadora...

White-Water Rafting

Aventuras Panama. Aventuras Panama runs white-water rafting trips on the Chagres River (Class II–III), which flows through the rain forests...

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