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Chagres River in Expedition Kayaks in Panama

Kayak
2 Guests

About This Kayak

Highlights 

  • 1 full day tour kayaking
  • Sea food lunch
  • Virgin Forest
  • All-inclusive package
  • Historic Spaniard fortress
  • Age: 9 and up
  • Gateway: Panama City  
  • Panama Canal Gatun Locks and Dam

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WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE ? All mentioned transportation, expedition kayaks and gear, guides, and meals. Our guides are trained in kayak navigation skills, first-aid and CPR.

WHO CAN GO ? Any person from twelve to seventy years old, in good health. Minors must travel with a responsible adult.

WHAT SHOULD YOU TAKE ALONG ? A pair of short for navigating, sneakers or straped sandals, a cap, sun-block, a light jacket or windbreaker (in case of rain), a towel and dry set of clothes for the trip back.

WHAT SHOULD NOT BE BROUGHT ? Any object than can be deteriorated by water or valuables like jewels, cash, credit cards, etc.

To create it the Gatun Lake was created in 1928 by building a damp at the Chagres River before it encounters the Atlantic Ocean.

Every time a Ship cross the canal toward the Pacific Ocean at Pedro Miguel Locks or toward the Atlantic Ocean at the Gatun Locks 52,000,000 gallons of fresh water are bleeded from Gatun Lake.  It used to be the world biggest artificial lake.  

   With the creation of Gatun Lake many mountain tops were turned into islands. It offers endless channel possibilities to scout.  In its shores covered by densed tropical forest  you will find all kind of exotic flora and fauna.  This was discovered by the Smith Sonian Research Institute that operates the famous Tropical Research Center of  Barro Colorado since 1940

Details

  • Type: Kayak
  • Capacity: 2 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

Specs

  • 2 Berths
  • Life jackets/required safety gear

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Member Since May 2015

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