Find Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

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14-day Panama Canal
Departure Port: San Diego
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 21
Holland America Line
Oosterdam
Pro: Entertainment options abound at night
Con: Too much emphasis on up charges in areas such as the spa and shops
Bottom Line: Classic ship with modern decor and amenities
Day 1 San Diego
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Puerto Vallarta
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Huatulco
Day 7 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 8 Corinto
Day 9 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 11 Panama Canal
Day 11 Panama Canal
Day 12 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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10 Night Panama Canal With Costa Rica & Caribbean (new Locks)
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 21 Oct 31 Nov 10 Nov 20 More
2018 Jan 3 Jan 27 Feb 6 Feb 16
Feb 26 Mar 8 Less
Princess Cruises
Caribbean Princess
Pro: Varied selection of dining venues, daytime activities and evening entertainment
Con: Not a lot of active pursuits available onboard
Bottom Line: Port-intensive itineraries and regionally themed activities offer an immersive experience
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Princess Cays
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Cruising
Day 5 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 6 Colon (Cristobal)
Day 6 Gatun Lake
Day 7 Puerto Limon
Day 8 Cruising
Day 9 Grand Cayman
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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15 Night Westbound Panama Canal Cruise
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 24 More
2018 Apr 2 May 2 Sep 24 Less
Celebrity Cruises
Celebrity Infinity
Pro: Indoor solarium and pool ideal in bad weather
Con: A variety of dining options, but most for an additional fee
Bottom Line: A comfortable way to cross the Panama Canal or sail into some sun
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 5 Colon (Cristobal)
Day 6 Panama Canal
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 9 Cruising
Day 10 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 11 Cruising
Day 12 Cruising
Day 13 Puerto Vallarta
Day 14 Cabo San Lucas
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 San Diego
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15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean
Departure Port: San Francisco
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 27 More
2018 Mar 6 Less
Princess Cruises
Coral Princess
Pro: Intimate atmosphere with attentive service
Con: Limited onboard activities, outnumbered by up charges
Bottom Line: Ship's small size and offbeat itineraries tend to draw a more mature crowd
Two alternative restaurants: Sabatini's, Bayou Cafe
Day 1 San Francisco
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Cabo San Lucas
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Cruising
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 San Juan del Sur
Day 9 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 12 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 13 Aruba
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 27 Dec 6 More
2018 Mar 25 Less
Princess Cruises
Island Princess
Pro: Comfortable, mid-sized ship; peaceful adults-only sun deck; good variety of food.
Con: Ship generally feels cramped; bathrooms and standard balconies are also small.
Bottom Line: Ideal for those looking for a traditional cruise ship experience with no surprises.
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Aruba
Day 5 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 6 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 9 San Juan del Sur
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Huatulco
Day 12 Cruising
Day 13 Puerto Vallarta
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Los Angeles
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14 Night Carnival Journeys - Panama Can
Departure Port: Galveston
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 28 More
2018 Oct 27 Less
Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Freedom
Pro: Free dining options and age-appropriate activities, including Seuss-themed events
Con: Layout forces passengers to climb stairs to access other main areas of the ship on the same deck
Bottom Line: Tremendous value to passengers and families, with fun-for-all-ages atmosphere
Day 1 Galveston
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Montego Bay
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Aruba
Day 7 Curacao
Day 8 Cruising
Day 9 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 10 Panama Canal
Day 11 Puerto Limon
Day 12 Cruising
Day 13 Cozumel
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Galveston
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14 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departure Port: Los Angeles
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 3
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Sun
Pro: Thorough refurbishments keep this older ship up to date.
Con: Longer itineraries can make this ship less family friendly
Bottom Line: With exotic itineraries, Sun provides benefits of Freestyle cruising in South America and Panama Canal.
Large ship, but easy to navigate
Day 1 Los Angeles
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cabo San Lucas
Day 4 Cruising
Day 5 Acapulco
Day 6 Cruising
Day 7 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 8 San Juan del Sur
Day 9 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Panama Canal
Day 12 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Miami
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16-day Panama Canal
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 8
Holland America Line
Westerdam
Pro: Emphasis on live music, of a wide variety, that makes for a lot of choice in the evening
Con: Few entertainment and activity options for teens and young adults
Bottom Line: Refined, but casual experience that attracts its youngest and most active crowd in Europe
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Aruba
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 6 Panama Canal
Day 6 Panama Canal
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 9 Corinto
Day 10 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 11 Puerto Chiapas
Day 12 Huatulco
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Puerto Vallarta
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Cruising
Day 17 San Diego
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15 Night Eastbound Panama Canal Cruise
Departure Port: San Diego
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 8 More
2018 Apr 17 Sep 9 Oct 9 Less
Celebrity Cruises
Celebrity Infinity
Pro: Indoor solarium and pool ideal in bad weather
Con: A variety of dining options, but most for an additional fee
Bottom Line: A comfortable way to cross the Panama Canal or sail into some sun
Day 1 San Diego
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cabo San Lucas
Day 4 Puerto Vallarta
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Cruising
Day 7 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 8 Cruising
Day 9 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Panama Canal
Day 12 Colon (Cristobal)
Day 13 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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10 Night Panama Canal With Costa Rica & Caribbean
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 11 More
2018 Mar 31 Less
Princess Cruises
Coral Princess
Pro: Intimate atmosphere with attentive service
Con: Limited onboard activities, outnumbered by up charges
Bottom Line: Ship's small size and offbeat itineraries tend to draw a more mature crowd
Two alternative restaurants: Sabatini's, Bayou Cafe
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Aruba
Day 5 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 6 Colon (Cristobal)
Day 6 Gatun Lake
Day 7 Puerto Limon
Day 8 Cruising
Day 9 Grand Cayman
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean
Departure Port: Los Angeles
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 11
Princess Cruises
Island Princess
Pro: Comfortable, mid-sized ship; peaceful adults-only sun deck; good variety of food.
Con: Ship generally feels cramped; bathrooms and standard balconies are also small.
Bottom Line: Ideal for those looking for a traditional cruise ship experience with no surprises.
Day 1 Los Angeles
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Puerto Vallarta
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Huatulco
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 San Juan del Sur
Day 9 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 12 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Grand Cayman
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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18-day Panama Canal Sojourn
Departure Port: Los Angeles
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 15
Seabourn Cruise Line
Seabourn Sojourn
Pro: Service is exceptional; cruise is all-inclusive with a country club atmosphere
Con: Shore excursions need improvement; best to book your own or a private driver
Bottom Line: If you're looking to explore the world in comfort, it's hard to do better than Seabourn
Day 1 Los Angeles
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Cabo San Lucas
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Cruising
Day 7 Huatulco
Day 8 Puerto Chiapas
Day 9 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 12 Cruising
Day 13 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 14 Colon (Cristobal)
Day 15 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 16 Cruising
Day 17 Cruising
Day 18 Cruising
Day 19 Miami
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11 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departure Port: Miami
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 16 Dec 7 More
2018 Nov 5 Nov 26 Dec 24 Less
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Jade
Pros: Venues are spread evenly throughout the ship, limiting congestion
Cons: Standard cabins are a bit on the small side
Bottom Line: Recent refurbishments have the ship looking and feeling like new
Day 1 Miami
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 5 Gatun Lake
Day 5 Colon (Cristobal)
Day 6 Puerto Limon
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 Roatan
Day 9 Harvest Caye
Day 10 Costa Maya
Day 11 Cruising
Day 12 Miami
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15-day Panama Canal
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 17
Holland America Line
Oosterdam
Pro: Entertainment options abound at night
Con: Too much emphasis on up charges in areas such as the spa and shops
Bottom Line: Classic ship with modern decor and amenities
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Aruba
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 6 Panama Canal
Day 6 Panama Canal
Day 7 Cruising
Day 8 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 9 Corinto
Day 10 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 11 Puerto Chiapas
Day 12 Cruising
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Cabo San Lucas
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 San Diego
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15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean (2-day Canal Experience)
Departure Port: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 21 More
2018 Apr 20 Less
Princess Cruises
Coral Princess
Pro: Intimate atmosphere with attentive service
Con: Limited onboard activities, outnumbered by up charges
Bottom Line: Ship's small size and offbeat itineraries tend to draw a more mature crowd
Two alternative restaurants: Sabatini's, Bayou Cafe
Day 1 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Cruising
Day 4 Aruba
Day 5 Cartagena (Colombia)
Day 6 Panama Canal (Cruising)
Day 7 Fuerte Amador
Day 8 Cruising
Day 9 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera)
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)
Day 12 Cruising
Day 13 Cruising
Day 14 Cruising
Day 15 Cruising
Day 16 Los Angeles
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