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Cruises to 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 Basics Panama Canal Cruise Basics
Considering a cruise through the world's most famous shortcut? Here's what you need to know.
Beyond the Transit: Top Panama Canal Experiences Beyond the Transit: Top Panama Canal Experiences
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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75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Miami -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Aruba -> Cruising -> Cartagena (Colombia) -> Gatun Lake -> Colon (Cristobal) -> Puerto Limon -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Miami
72% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Diego -> Cruising -> Cabo San Lucas -> Puerto Vallarta -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Puerto Quetzal -> Cruising -> Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) -> Cruising -> Panama Canal -> Colon (Cristobal) -> Cartagena (Colombia) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
85% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Los Angeles -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cabo San Lucas -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> San Juan del Sur -> Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Santa Marta -> Cruising -> Aruba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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, ...
Puerto Limon
If there was ever a country created for eco-tourism, it is Costa ...
Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Costa Rica is a small country, about the size of West Virginia, but ...
03/15
First Cruise with Princess Pros Clean ship refurbished in 2013. Much older crowd than we expected. Great service and food in the Horizon buffet. Liked the more formal table settings than other lines we had been on and good variety Nice rooms - ... Read more
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03/15
We were a bit worried because of bad reviews, but thoroughly enjoyed our cruise. Food excellent, cabins spacious and exceptionally clean. Entertainment good and varied. Good enjoyable trips, not always the best organised but they are in some ... Read more
02/15
2015 Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review I am going to take a different approach in writing this review. This will be a collective summary of my wife and I experience on the 11 Night Ultimate Caribbean Cruise aboard the Celebrity Equinox sailing from ... Read more
Disappointment timbocruise
02/15
Along with other people who have posted reviews on this cruise we were really unhappy with this cruise, particularly with the reasons given for all the alterations. I believe these all stemmed from the fact that the ship could not make it's full ... Read more
Arrived back from Montego Bay on Wednesday morning after doing the two above cruises back to back.The flights to and from Birmingham were on the Dreamliner, lovely plane but I did not realise that there were two variations of it.The outbound flight ... Read more
02/15
Everything about this cruise was GREAT!!!! Ship was clean, staff was excellent and friendly, excursions were good. I would highly recommend this cruise to anyone wanting a fun relaxing vacation. The onboard entertainment was mediocre but there were ... Read more
02/15
We had been on this same ship May 2014 with a completely different experience. I think the ports of call may be one reason this trip was disappointing. Last year we did the Mediterrean We have cruised 9 times on different cruise lines. We choose ... Read more
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