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8 Day
Panama Canal Cruise

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Leaving:
Tampa
Visiting:
Puerto Limon, Panama Canal ... see more
Cruise Line:
Carnival Cruise Line
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Tampa
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Puerto Limon
  • Day 5
    Panama Canal
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Grand Cayman
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Tampa
Ship Details

Carnival Legend - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Plenty of fun activities, free food options, a thrilling water slide and adults-only deck

Cons

Outrageous decor is not to everybody's tastes

Bottom Line

Family-friendly ship with American touches but an Australian vibe

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Carnival Legend Reviews

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4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining3.5
Service4.0
Value4.0

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Colon
Visiting:
Holandes Cayes, Panama Canal ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Colon (Cristobal)
  • Day 2
    Holandes Cayes
  • Day 3
    Panama Canal
  • Day 4
    Playa Muerto
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Quepos
  • Day 7
    Herradura
  • Day 8
    Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
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Le Dumont d'Urville - Ponant

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Le Dumont d'Urville Reviews

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0.0/5

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Puntarenas
Visiting:
Herradura, Quepos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
  • Day 2
    Herradura
  • Day 3
    Quepos
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Playa Muerto
  • Day 6
    Panama Canal
  • Day 7
    Holandes Cayes
  • Day 8
    Colon (Cristobal)
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Le Dumont d'Urville - Ponant

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Le Dumont d'Urville Reviews

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Colon
Visiting:
San Blas Islands, Panama Canal ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Colon (Cristobal)
  • Day 2
    San Blas Islands
  • Day 3
    Panama Canal
  • Day 4
    Playa Muerto
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 7
    Curu Wildlife Refuge
  • Day 8
    Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
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Le Dumont d'Urville - Ponant

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Le Dumont d'Urville Reviews

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9 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Colon
Visiting:
San Blas Islands, Cartagena ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Colon (Cristobal)
  • Day 2
    San Blas Islands
  • Day 3
    Cartagena (Colombia)
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Bonaire
  • Day 6
    Los Roques
  • Day 7
    La Blanquilla Island
  • Day 8
    Mayreau
  • Day 9
    St. Lucia
  • Day 10
    Martinique
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Le Dumont d'Urville - Ponant

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Le Dumont d'Urville Reviews

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Colon
Visiting:
Holandes Cayes, Panama Canal ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Colon (Cristobal)
  • Day 2
    Holandes Cayes
  • Day 3
    Panama Canal
  • Day 4
    Playa Muerto
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 7
    Curu Wildlife Refuge
  • Day 8
    Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Ship Details

Le Dumont d'Urville - Ponant

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Le Dumont d'Urville Reviews

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

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Leaving:
Puerto Morelos
Visiting:
Christchurch, Isla de Utila ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Puerto Morelos
  • Day 2
    Christchurch
  • Day 3
    Isla de Utila
  • Day 4
    Livingston Island
  • Day 5
    Half Moon Cay
  • Day 6
    Calabash Caye
  • Day 7
    Isla Mujeres
  • Day 8
    Puerto Morelos
Ship Details

Le Champlain - Ponant

Pros

Ultramodern design and decor with quality dining and classy service.

Cons

Bathrooms are smaller than you'd expect on a luxury ship.

Bottom Line

Superbly comfortable, modern boutique expedition vessel.

Reviews

Le Champlain Reviews

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Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.5
Dining4.0

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Puerto Morelos
Visiting:
Puerto Cortes, Santo Tomas de Castilla ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Puerto Morelos
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Puerto Cortes
  • Day 4
    Santo Tomas de Castilla
  • Day 5
    Livingston Island
  • Day 6
    Belize City
  • Day 7
    Half Moon Cay
  • Day 8
    Puerto Morelos
Ship Details

Le Champlain - Ponant

Pros

Ultramodern design and decor with quality dining and classy service.

Cons

Bathrooms are smaller than you'd expect on a luxury ship.

Bottom Line

Superbly comfortable, modern boutique expedition vessel.

Reviews

Le Champlain Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.5
Dining4.0

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7 Night
Central America Cruise

Leaving:
Puerto Morelos
Visiting:
Seybaplaya, Dos Bocas ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Puerto Morelos
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Seybaplaya
  • Day 4
    Dos Bocas
  • Day 5
    Progreso
  • Day 6
    Progreso
  • Day 7
    Puerto Morelos
  • Day 8
    Puerto Morelos
Ship Details

Le Champlain - Ponant

Pros

Ultramodern design and decor with quality dining and classy service.

Cons

Bathrooms are smaller than you'd expect on a luxury ship.

Bottom Line

Superbly comfortable, modern boutique expedition vessel.

Reviews

Le Champlain Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.0/5
Cabins3.5
Dining4.0

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