Panama Canal & Central America Cruises

Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

A cruise on Panama Canal through Central America can appeal to more than one type of passenger. The Panama Canal portion of the trip focuses on the transit itself,with onboard lectures as ships make their way through the locks. Within the rest of Central America, put on your hiking boots and head for the rainforest or kick off your shoes and hit the beach. Port highlights include Costa Rica's Puntarenas and Limon, with excursions that cater to adrenaline junkies.

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  • The ship is older but the food was good, the service was excellent. We never felt like we were imposing (like the bigger ships you can be). We joined up with a Great group of people (from cc) and it felt like family (in a good way). The shows were ... Read more
  • Oh, by the way
    dugnhomie
    Panama Canal,Columbia sounded interesting. After booking and paying for the cruise,we received noticed that there would be an additional service charge of $15/person/day at checkout. Seems dishonest. Cruise went well. How can you change the cost ... Read more
  • Reservations: Overall the cruise was ok. We'd originally planned to do a transatlantic cruise, but it had sold-out, so this was the only cruise that fitted around the dates. We had been on the Pearl before, so knew more or less what to expect. ... Read more
  • Panama Canal from aft balcony.
    heavyoiler
    We chose this cruise because we love sailing on Norwegian and had never seen the canal. Our room had an excellent view of the locks and entering Gatun Lake was the highlight of our cruise. Getting on and off the ship went extremely well; we have ... Read more
  • We chose this cruise for the itinerary as a Panama Canal transit was a bucket list item; the itinerary was excellent, food was great, and service generally good! Our difficulties were with booking the cruise, paying for it, and then getting the ... Read more
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  • Greed Ruins a Great Ship
    briangdg
    My partner and I just completed a ten-day cruise, aboard the Island Princess, March 30 to April 9 round trip from Fort Lauderdale to the Panama Canal and Southern Caribbean The Problems with the Design of the Island Princess The ship was ... Read more
  • Not many cruise lines go through the Canal, which was the best part. Our biggest complaint was the dining. Anytime dining actually means anytime THEY want to seat you. Call after 8:00 each morning to make a reservation. Many times we were off ... Read more
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