SEGWAY ADVENTURES IN PANAMA

 The Official Segway® Tour in Panama is a must do during your stay. Our team provides you with a different and fun way to experience the highlights of Panama City, its History and Natural areas using our eco-friendly Personal Transporter. This is the most fun you can have while standing up. We teach you how to stand & ride our New 2013 Segway’s X2 and review all safety issues.

Join us for a 90 minutes ride, a combination of panoramic-historic tour, on Panama City´s new Coast-line and the Colonial City and get to know one of our World Heritage Monuments (Casco Antiguo). Enjoy going around part of the Former Canal Zone and up 199m (652feet) above sea level to meet the top of Ancon Hill for the best panoramic views of Panama City and the Panama Canal.

Don´t miss a trip gliding through the rainforest exploring for wild life at Gamboa and the world´s famous Pipeline Road and visit the observation tower at Discovery Center that takes you to the top of the forest canopy. You can also travel across the isthmus to the Caribbean coast and get in touch with nature as we ride along San Lorenzo National Park. A forest loaded with nature and a lot of history as our goal is to explore Fort San Lorenzo which is located on a cliff at the mouth of the Chagres River. The fort was built by the Spaniards in the 16th century to defend their well-known gold trail.

 Panama City & Colonial Quarters.

This tour connects the modern seafront city to the squares of the old city. You will be able to enjoy a panoramic of the impressive skyline, move through sidewalks and the brick streets of the historical monuments in just 90 minutes.

·       Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays

·       09:00am and 02:00pm

Points of Interest:  Merced Arian Church, Herrera Plaza, Saint Joseph Church, Independence/Cathedral Plaza, French Plaza, National Theatre, Bolivar Plaza, San Francisco de Asis Church, Presidential Palace.

Price per person:  $65.00

Ancon Hill and Former Canal Zone

This tour takes you back in history to the most important town in the Canal Zone. Once included as part of the U.S. civil/military and canal operational area, it reverted to Panamanian hands after 95 years. Discover part of the Town of Balboa as your PT takes you around historical monuments, Buildings and up 199m (652feet) above sea level to meet the top of Ancon Hill for the best panoramic views of Panama City and the Panama Canal.

·       Saturdays

·       09:00am and 02:00pm

·       Duration: 90 minutes

 Points of Interest:  Stevens & Goethals Monuments, El Prado, Panama Canal Administration Building, Quarry Heights, Canal Zone Governors House, Natural Reservation, Panoramic view from Ancon Hill.

Price per person:  $65.00

The Tours Includes:  Segway Leader tour guide, training, helmets, headsets, bottle of water and poncho.

 Gamboa, Pipeline Road & Discovery Center

Our eco-friendly Segway X2 will take us to the heart of the rainforest. We start our adventure at the town of Gamboa where we can find historical buildings used by the US presence and Canals operations. After a panoramic tour around town we head our PTs towards the Soberania National Park and enter World Famous Pipeline Road and glide through this amazing jungle trail while hearing and viewing the local wild life. Upon arrival to the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center we´ll have a chance to visit a 100ft (32m) high Canopy Observation Tower.

·       Saturday

·       08:00 a.m.

·       Duration: 4:30 hours

 Points of Interest: Gamboa Town, Panama Canals Dredging Division, Pipeline Road, Panama Rainforest Discovery Center

 Price per person:  $140.00

 The Tour Includes: Segway Leader (tour guide specialized on use of Segway PTs), Training, helmets, headsets, bottle of water and poncho. Transfer from meeting point and back. Panama Rainforest Discovery Center entrance fee.

 Parcial Canal Transit & Gamboa Segway Adventure

The tour starts at Flamenco Marina. You will board the Pacific Queen and set sail towards the entrance of Panama Canal on the Pacific Ocean. Take a moment to admire the Bay of Panama and Panama City’s splendorous skyline before you pass under the Bridge of the Americas.

The Pacific Queen will enter the Miraflores Locks and it will be raised 54 feet (16 m) above sea level in two distinct steps. You will then enter Miraflores Lake, which is a small artificial body of fresh water that separates Miraflores from Pedro Miguel Locks. Next, the Pacific Queen will enter Pedro Miguel Locks, which is the second set of locks on the Pacific side, and here the vessel is raised 31 feet (10m) in one step. After exiting the Pedro Miguel Locks, you will be able to view the new Centennial Bridge which crosses over the Canal.

You will then enter the north end of the Gailard Cut where the Chagres River flows into the Canal. The Pacific Queen will travel the Cut’s 13.7 kilometers on the way to Gamboa Dredging Division.

Disembark the Pacific Queen and join our eco-friendly Segway X2 that will take you to the heart of the rainforest. After a brief Segway training, we start our adventure at the town of Gamboa where we can find historical buildings used by the US presence and Canals operations. Than we towards the Soberania National Park and enter World Famous Pipeline Road and glide through this amazing jungle trail while hearing and viewing the local wild life. Upon arrival to the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center we´ll have a chance to visit a 100ft (32m) high Canopy Observation Tower.

Upon previous reservation with Northbound transits (see Pacific Queen´s itinerary)

Duration: 8 hours

Check-in: 9:00 a.m. Flamenco Island, in front of the Duty Free Shop at Panama Marine Adventure’s gazebo. Buses depart at 9:30 a.m.

Time of Arrival: 05:00 p.m. approximately.

Points of Interest: Bridge of the Americas, Miraflores & Pedro Miguel Locks, Centennial Bridge, Galliard/Culebra Cut, Panama Canals Dredging Division, Gamboa Town, Pipeline Road, Panama Rainforest Discovery Center.

 The Tour Includes:  On-board: Bilingual guide, full lunch (chicken, rice, sautéed Potatoes, green salad, dessert, fresh fruits), sodas and water. Segway Leader (tour guide specialized on use of Segway PTs) Training, helmets, headsets, bottle of water and poncho. Transfer from meeting point and back. Panama Rainforest Discovery Center entrance fee.

 Price per person:  $230.00

The minimum age allowed is 10 years old.

The minimum weight the PT can take is 100lbs (45kg) and the maximum is 260 lbs (117kg)

CANCELLATION POLICY

Deadlines

– Departures and itinerary are subject weather conditions and city events.

– We may cancel the tour if the participants’ behavior endangers their own or other’s safety

– In case of bad weather, we contact you within 2 hours prior in order to arrange an alternative

– For pre-paid bookings, the cancellation limit to get a full refund is 48 hours prior to the tour

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