Panama City Sports & Activities

Thanks to its proximity to forest, canal, and ocean, Panama City offers plenty of options for enjoying the outdoors, which include hiking in the world's largest chunk of urban rain forest, biking down the causeway, navigating the Panama Canal, and white-water rafting in the jungle.

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. Behind Pencas Restaurant, on the mainland at the entrance to Calzada Amador, Bicicletas Moses rents an array of bikes, including...

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...

Fishing

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...

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...

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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