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Colon (Cristobal) Cruise Reviews

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Panama's Colon is best known as the gateway to the Miraflores Locks, where visitors can watch the Panama Canal, one of the world's greatest feats of engineering, in action. The famous canal is only ...
CARMEN KANE
04/15
MY wife and I had read the earlier reviews from other members about the full transit,and decided that with ... Read more
Gsp37
02/15
We were in the port at public holiday when almost everything was closed. No time to go to Panama City. Read more
fancruiser
01/15
the port was terrible; to dangerous to go on land; this regarding to the ship personnel; why are we at this ... Read more
DrKoob
12/14
Colon, PanamaThis, for me, was the absolute highlight of our tours off the ship. Mike had arranged another ... Read more
dfswies
12/14
Didn't STOP because of rough water. Read more
happyyaya
11/14
Heed the advice of cruise ship and do NOT walk off the ship by yourself. Colon is a very depressed area and ... Read more
Indybeachgal
04/14
Didn't do anything in Colon itself due to security reasons but we had hired Rudy Private Day Tours for our ... Read more
Podie
04/14
This was a very depressing port. We did not want to do an organized tour and thought we'd spend an hour ... Read more
susie2183
12/13
We went to the shopping area and bought some souveniers, but I do not like the bargaining, so I didn't buy ... Read more
maggie
10/13
Can take this out. Poor. Wouldn't let anyone off in Panama and did not explain why until we found out if you ... Read more
2theship
06/13
It was a very hot day and we were not feeling well so we simply wandered about. Read more
cmlv150
05/13
Not much near the ship at all - arrived on a weekend day early and not much open, we heard that the local ... Read more
ladyslippertraveller
04/13
We got a taxi and went to the large shopping centre - at the Madison Store. What a great selection there and ... Read more
retiretwo
04/13
Seeing the Panama canal was FANTASTIC and this was just a service call while we waited to pick up the people ... Read more
Locomotiveman
04/13
Panama Canal is not a choice...so here's my impression of the Panama Canal. Stupendous! It is always a ... Read more
2freespirits
04/13
Another typical working port, Colon is much busier and less run-down than PL. Ship enthusiasts will love it, ... Read more
jsja79
04/13
All it was were shops with the same touristy carbage! Got off the ship was there 15 mins and then got back on ... Read more
8milfan
03/13
Didn't book an excursion and didn't feel safe to go out on our own past the few spot shops. There was a ... Read more
richard2328
03/13
The canal is the reason for this trip. By all means get off the ship and tour the canal. The excursions to ... Read more
BCranger
02/13
Why stop here? The crew on the ship warned us not to go into town due to rapes, murders and muggings in ... Read more
Nancyquilts
02/13
Just hanging around the pier, it was not great. This is a fake town, sort of like Disneyland but without the ... Read more
GrammyLuv
01/13
Not enough time for an excursion. Just visited the shops near the ship Read more
velevele
01/13
This was arranged by a roll call member, and she did a great job in finding this company and arranging the ... Read more
bluephrog
01/13
Stay on board, sip a cool drink rather than an overpriced tour to see a big ditch Read more
first2flight
01/13
We booked our own. However, the area surrounding the port at Colon was stunning in its dirtiness. It is ... Read more

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