Panama Canal & Central America Cruises

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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.
Panama Canal Cruise Tips Panama Canal Cruise Tips
Considering a cruise through the world's most famous shortcut? Here's what you need to know.
Best Panama Canal Shore Excursions Best Panama Canal Shore Excursions
Besides the voyage, a Panama Canal cruise offers plenty of excursions about the canal, the countryside and wildlife.
Cruising the Panama Canal: Big Ship vs. Small Ship Cruising the Panama Canal: Big Ship vs. Small Ship
Which ship is best for a Panama Canal transit? We compare a large ship cruise with a smaller expedition vessel.

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Acajutla
El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America, and one of ...
Bahia Drake
Bahia Drake (or Drake Bay) is a remote area, located on the northern ...
Cartagena (Colombia)
You're in for a big treat if you've booked a Caribbean or Panama ...
Colon (Cristobal)
Panama's Colon is best known as the gateway to the Miraflores Locks, ...
Fuerte Amador
Fuerte Amador (Balboa), Panama, is the port closest to the Pacific ...
Puerto Limon
If there was ever a country created for eco-tourism, it is Costa ...
Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Puerto Quetzal -- a Guatemalan port that serves as the jumping-off ...
Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Costa Rica is a small country, about the size of West Virginia, but ...
Quepos
Quepos may just be the biggest town you see on a cruise along Costa ...
Panama Canal trip #1survivorfan
07/16
We have always wanted to cruise through the Panama Canal. When the time and opportunity came up, we booked it. Going through the canal was spectacular...a once in a lifetime experience. To think that this was built over 100 years ago without ... Read more
My Husband and I learned about Oceania Cruise Line last year while taken a tour of this Ship, we fell in love with it right a way. The entire ship is decorated in the old World décor, no glitter or anything supper modern. It really looks ... Read more
Absolutely loved the small ship atmosphere. Embarkation and disembarkation were quick and free of hassles. We got to know quite a few people since we would see them at several different activities. Liked the ship decor which was very ... Read more
Pros and Cons bridal1
05/16
My first on Holland America and I've done 9 on Princess and I'm still partial to Princess. Nothing at all wrong with Holland America. I just think Princess is the better of the two. I don't know that I could pinpoint any one thing, but there were ... Read more
We booked this cruise based on a recommendation from friends who had travelled the previous year. We successfully booked through our travel agent & then contacted Oceania Australia (OA) directly in regard to the La Reserve dinners & ... Read more

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This cruise was to places unknown to us, in Central America, which was a wonderful highlight, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and fascinating Guatemala. Mexico, and even in the US, San Diego, which was delightful .The public spaces, and there are many, on ... Read more
04/16
We really enjoyed our cruise to Panama, learnt a lot on the excursions and met some wonderful people, the cruise ship was great, perhaps looking a little tired in places, the Food was fabulous no matter where you ate, the excursions offered were ... Read more
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