Train in Panama City

Panama Canal Railway Company

This glass-domed train takes passengers on a lovely ride from Panama City to Colón on weekdays, departing at 7:15am and returning at 5:15pm. The train follows the canal, at times engulfed by dense vine-strewn jungle…
Shuttle in Mal País & Santa Teresa

Tropical Tours Shuttles

A reliable local company that operates year-round and specializes in air-conditioned transport around the Nicoya Peninsula, and also to the Nicaragua border and other touristic points of interest. On the main drag.
Boat in Sayaxché

Viajes Don Pedro

Viajes Don Pedro offers river transportation, including a straightforward half-day return trip from Sayaxché to Aguateca, charging Q700 for up to five people.
Boat in Central America

Blue Sailing

This company keeps the schedule for more than a dozen boats that sail between Colombia and Panama. Look online to see photos of the boats, to learn about the captains and to book the trips.
Boat in Central America

Sail Colombia Panama

Does sailing trips to Colombia out of Puerto Lindo, Portobelo and El Porvenir. There's an option for a (pricier) private cabin, and the company can cater to special dietary requirements.
Boat in Central America

Mamallena Tours

This tour company – based at the hostels of the same name in Panama City and Cartagena (Colombia) – organizes sailing trips between the two countries, via San Blas.
Boat in Central America

Sailing Koala

A recommended sailing operation with an office in Cartagena (Colombia).
Scooter Hire in Playas del Coco

Coco Golf Carts

Why get jammed up in a fossil-fuel-guzzling behemoth when you can scoot in and around town on one of these funky electric golf carts? All you need is a valid driver's license and, naturally, a credit card.
Bicycle Rental in Placencia

Captain Jak's Rentals

From his office on the main street, Captain Jak rents kayaks (BZ$10 per hour), bikes (BZ$20 per day) and golf carts from (BZ$70/100 per half/full day).
Car Rental in West Bay

Captain Van’s

This reliable (if pricey) West End agency rents scooters (L930 per day), motorcycles (L1300) and cars (from L1300).