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City Sightseeing Panama City Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    What to Expect
    From the skyscrapers of Panama City to the impressive Miraflores locks of the Panama Canal, you’re introduced to the most famous attractions of the capital city on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. Your sightseeing tour begins at the Multicentro, but you can board the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 12 stops along the route — using your 24- or 48-hour pass.

    Listen to interesting recorded commentary on the historical background of each sight; you’ll learn how the 50-mile-long (80-km) Panama Canal, first opened in 1914, transports ships from sea level to 85 feet (26 meters) via a series of gravity-powered locks. You can disembark at any stop to explore Panama City at your own pace.

    At the modern Multicentro, you’ll find plenty of local shops, restaurants and cafés where you can try authentic Panamanian dishes (own expense). To explore even more shops and restaurants, stop at Isla Flamingo.

    Stops Include:
    • Balboa Boutiques Plaza
    • Parque Urraca
    • Mi Pueblito
    • Albrook Mall
    • Miraflores Locks - Canal
    • Biomuseum
    • Punta Culebra
    • Isla Flamenco
    • Isla Perico
    • Sabores Del Chorrillo
    • Caso Antiguo
    • Multicentro
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
    Departure Time
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    Return Details
    You may disembark at any of the available stops.
    • Unlimited hop on hop off for 24 or 48 hours, depending on option selected at check-out
    • Audio commentary available in English, Spanish, Portuguese
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Season: All Year Round (except on Carnaval - March, 25th December, 1st January)
    • Duration: 120 Minutes
    • Frequency: 90 Minutes
    • Tour operates: 8:30am - 5:50pm
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tour suspended for 1 hour over lunch, stopping at Albrook Mall & Isla Flamenco
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This company should have better information provided on their website. It's very simple to purchase your tickets online and receive a mobile voucher, but that is the only positive. The listed "stops" are only shown at general locations (i.e. no cross streets provided) and the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank laurenbN6247ZL
    CitySightseeingPA, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at City Sightseeing Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Indeed, the first bus does not go to Flamenco Island and the customer service guy explains it to the clients so that they can take the appropriate measures. We appreciate the suggestions, as they help us improve our service.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    City sight seeing is such a great thing to do in a city that you are not familiar with. The Red Bus travels throughout the city and give you information about many places. It also gives you the chance to walk through these sites.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank parshenay
    CitySightseeingPA, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at City Sightseeing Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for you comment! Hope to see you soon!

    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    If I could have asked for a refund I would have! Worst tour ever. I've been on several hop on hop off tours and have loved them all until this one. So boring. Bought 48 hours and was not interested in the second 24. We...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank TD1110
    CitySightseeingPA, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at City Sightseeing Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are very sorry for your bad experience, comments like yours help us improve day by day. Hopefully you can give us another chance.

    Reviewed 20 July 2019

    Have done hop on hop off in London and Barcelona. Worked great there, not here. The headphones provided for a prerecorded "guide" were almost useless. Too much time at each stop and not nearly enough stops. Don't do it.

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Tmartin501
    CitySightseeingPA, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at City Sightseeing Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your review and sorry fo the inconvenience of the audio. Comments like yours help us improve day by day, take care!!

    Reviewed 12 July 2019

    Please please avoid doing this tour in Panama City. It might makes sense to do a hop on hop off bus in Singapore or HK or London but it just doesn't make sense here. It's very infrequent (only one departure per hour) with too long...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Yang Z
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    5 December 2018|
    Response from ksn1122 |
    I went on google map and tried to find hotels near my stay. very easy to do and find your pick up drop of point...
    Jorine S
    13 April 2018|
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    Response from MaMi1976 | Reviewed this property |
    pick up a free brochure at one of the stops. They will show you the route
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