San Lorenzo & Gatun Locks

Starting at
$95.99 / Person
Colon (Panama Canal) Panama
Moderate Activity Level
No Minimum Age
Snack Only
4.5 hours

Details

Relive the adventures of Captain Henry Morgan at the San Lorenzo Fort and visit the Panama Canal.  

On this excursion you will: 

  • Begin your journey with a scenic motor coach ride through the lush rain forest en route to the one of the largest forts built in Panama, the San Lorenzo Fort.   
  • Traverse a drawbridge across the Gatun Locks to reach the fort, you will have the opportunity to see the walls of the chambers at close range and the Caribbean Sea.  
  • Enjoy a walking tour of this 16th century fortress, with amazing views of the Chagres River and the Caribbean Sea.  
  • Learn the history of the pirates and buccaneers that sailed these waters for centuries and Captain Morgan’s attack on San Lorenzo.  
  • Enjoy exploring the forts Gatun Locks lookout area to view the Canal’s largest set of locks. 

Note:  A light snack and water are included.  This excursion involves walking over uneven ground.  Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat are recommended.  Guests must be able to climb several steps at the Gatun Locks.  Be advised there may be up to a 30 minute wait to cross the Gatun Locks if ships are going through the canal. 

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