Top Adventures in Panama

  • Cliff Jumping in Panama

    If you find yourself in Chiriqui, Panama, Los Cangilones de Gualaca river canyon is a great spot to spend a carefree afternoon, about 40 minutes by bus from the David Terminal. The water is warm and welcoming, and also plenty deep, so don't worry ...

  • Explore the Islands of San Blas, Panama

    This best-kept-secret, beautiful location is starting to become more popular, but still remains a low key, relatively secluded area – San Blas is made up of more than 2,000 islands, after all.You will first need to take a car to Carti, around $25 ...

  • Camp at Jaguar Falls in Los Tres Brazos

    The hike to Jaguar Falls is an out of this world experience. You start out at the Kalu Yala base camp, which you can get yourself to by booking here. They are a sustainability institute that hosts visitors in addition to their long term students. ...

    7.4 miles 725.1 ft gain

  • Climb the Basalt in Boquete

    To get to Gunko Wall, you can ask any taxi driver in Boquete to take you to "Los Ladrillos". The wall is right off the road, being absolutely impossible to miss. That being said, there is still ample room to belay, park your car, etc.  The rainy s...

  • Climb the Mana Wall in Boquete

    Getting to the Mana Wall from Boquete, you can ask a taxi driver to take you to "Los Ladrillos" then when you arrive at the Gunko Wall (highlighted in another Outbound Adventure), just continue 100 meters down the road and the Mana Wall will be on...

  • Hike to "Boys Pool" in Los Tres Brazos

    Starting from the Kalu Yala base camp, you go right out of the main gate. This road goes immediately downhill. Once you hit the Pacora River, stay on the near side, continuing on the road to the right. Walk past the gate of Parque Pacora. Once you...

    2.5 miles 147.6 ft gain

  • Swim at the Paradise Pool in the Río Pacora

    This place is called Paradise for a reason. Starting off from the Kalu Yala base camp (you can learn more about staying at their site here), it is just a ten minute hike to the swimming hole. Through the main gates, you go right (downhill) to the ...

    0.4 miles 118.1 ft gain

  • Hike up the Mother Tree Tributary to Deep Water Soloing

    This hike starts at the Kalu Yala base camp. You will most likely be able to grab an outdoor rec or biology intern to go with you on this hike, but it is easy enough to find on your own. From the main gate, go right onto the road, immediately taki...

    3.7 miles 508.5 ft gain

  • Hike the Honey Creeper Trail in Los Tres Brazos

    The Honey Creeper Trail, named after the rare Honey Creeper bird that can be found there, is the "base camp" trail of the Kalu Yala community. It is a loop that starts in their town square, heads up the nearest hill, taking you immediately into th...

    1.7 miles 390.4 ft gain

  • Hike Candy Mountain in Los Tres Brazos Valley

    You start this hike from Kalu Yala's town center. You can find more information out about there and make bookings to camp with them here. From town center, you go out of the main gate and take a left. Follow the main road through three river cross...

    4.3 miles 1256.6 ft gain

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