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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
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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 ...
PANAMA CANAL 3-6 TO 3-21 2015 Activities There were numerous activities and then some. Age Group Passenger’s on this cruise tended to be younger than on the last cruise. Background information I made this reservation well in advance, my ... Read more
PANAMA CANAL 2-14 TO 3-6 2015 THIS CRUISE ON THE ISLAND PRINCESS WAS BEFORE DRYDOCK PRIOR TO MAY 22, 2015 Activities There were numerous activities and then some; enough to take in several at the same time. Age Group On this cruise from Fort ... Read more
The GOOD Service - at every level of interface with the crew responsible for making the guests comfortable and welcome did an outstanding job. From the welcoming crew, to the housekeeping staff, to the bartenders, to the food service staff and the ... Read more
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
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