5 helicopter rides near Panama City

If you are looking for adventure and fun in Panama City, then a helicopter tours would be the top for you. We list the 5 best places to travel by helicopter near Panama City.

1) Casco Antiguo (Old Town)

The capital of Panama, one of the colonial jewels of the Pacific.

It is also known as Casco Viejo.

It is one of the most emblematic places in Panama, where each tour tells a significant story for Panamanians.

In 1997, the Old Town of Panama is declared a Historic Monument by UNESCO.

If you still do not know this spectacular place in Panama City, then do not miss the opportunity to experience the beauty of the country in a different way.

From $267 per person, you can visit Casco Viejo (Old Town) with a 30-minute tour Panama City Tour.

2) Panama Canal

Have you ever seen one of the wonders of the modern world aboard a Robinson R44 helicopter?

Did you know:

The Panama Canal, one of the wonders of the world, terminated by the United States Government in 1914 and due to the Torrijos – Carter agreements, taking full control of Panama on December 31, 1999.

Whether onboard a Robinson R44 or a modern Eurocopter you will have the opportunity to admire the interoceanic navigation route that connects the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, through the narrowest stretch of the Isthmus of Panama, enjoying the horizon of the city, its rich nature and observe until the operation of the Canal.

From $ 267 per person, you can visit this monument with the 30-minute Panama Canal helicopter

3) Taboga Island

Taboga, the so-called island of flowers, your chance to escape to serenity.

Taboga Island was discovered by Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the famous discoverer of the South Sea (Pacific Ocean) in 1513.

Surrounded by warm tropical waters of Panama Bay.

It is a quiet paradise without highways. Entering with dial-up or high-tech wireless connections.

You will feel that you are on an island, but you will always be connected to the world.

The way to get there is by ferry taking approximately 30 minutes or by helicopter flight taking 15 minutes from Panama City.

Each tour is customized according to the client’s requirements.

From $ 267 per person

4) Chagres River

The perfect panoramic helicopter flight contemplating the center of Panama is the tour of the Chagres River, the largest in the Panama Canal basin.

You will appreciate the view of the river inside; as of the indigenous communities that are in its surroundings.

Gamboa Rainforest Resort is the only hotel located in the Chagres River.

From $535 per person on the 1-hour tour.

5) Coastal Belt (Cinta Costera)

If you dreamed of flying over Panama City observing its modernity, the helicopter ride over the Coastal Belt is the right one to have an impressive view of the entire city of Panama.

You can also observe the boats that line up to enter the Panama Canal from the Pacific Ocean while enjoying the green areas, recreational parks and public spaces ideal for walking or exercising.

From $200 per person on the 20-minute Panoramic Panama City Helicopter Tour.

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