Sloth Sanctuary: this animal sanctuary is mainly focused on sloths which are native to the area. Here you will learn about them, how they live, how they mate, the different species that exist and what threats they are exposed to. This sloth sanctuary in the Gamboa Exhibitions helps animals recover so they can be released in the wild. Other species like anteaters or porcupines may also be living in the sanctuary.
Butterfly Garden: one of the meanings of Panama is abundance of butterflies. This butterfly garden reproduces about 200 species of butterflies which are endemic to Panama. Visitors may see about 20 species when they visit as the species rotate throughout the year.
Orchidarium: did you know the national flower of Panama is an orchid? It is called the Holy Spirit Flower and it is white in color. See this orchid, when in season, and other species which are native to the country, including some that only measure millimeters.
Frogs: this small tropical garden replicates the Panamanian jungle in a way that is perfect for frogs to reproduce. See over 30 species of frogs with bright colors. Here you can see their complete cycle from mating, reproduction and feeding. If you are lucky you may even see males fighting for territory.
Available: Tuesday through Sunday.
Time: at your own pace. Pick a time slot: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. or 4 p.m.
What to bring? Comfortable clothes, rain jacket or waterproof bag (green season), insect repellent, sunscreen, hat and camera.
Important information: the Gamboa Exhibitions are closed on Monday. Children’s price is for national and foreign children from 6 to 12 years of age. Children under 5 are free of cost. It is possible to combine this tour with other options in Gamboa for a full day experience.