More about Fuerte Amador (Balboa)
Why go to Fuerte Amador (Balboa)?
Fuerte Amador has a good view of the Panama Canal, and offers access to many of Panama City's attractions
Independent touring can be a challenge due to traffic and time constraints
Organized shore excursions are ideal for exploring this port and the surrounding areas
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
Currency is the Panamanian Balboa, which is tied to the U.S. dollar. There's an ATM in the shopping area by the marina by the tender pier. U.S. dollars are widely accepted. For up-to-date currency exchange rates, visit www.oanda.com or www.xe.com.
Spanish is the official language. Some vendors will speak English.
--By Erica Silverstein, Senior Editor