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Panama Canal & Central America Norwegian Jewel Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Jewel, 14 night full transit Panama Canal cruise

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topdog11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I always wanted to do a full transit of the Panama Canal. The Jewel was sailing on the dates of my 45 anniversary, so that is why we picked NCL Jewel. I usually sail with Royal and Carnival. The Jewel built in 2004 and went into dry dock 2014 if I remember correctly. The ship is showing it's age. I can not say if it was because of the length of the cruise, the average age of the passengers, or ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


On our bucket list

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wc97220
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we have wanted to go through the Panama Canal for a long time. this is our second time on the Jewel, she is an awesome ship. the first time was spectacular. it is a little hard to live up to that. the new management at NCL, it appears are more concentrated than ever on making money. the prices for photos have been raised, the prices of drinks has been raised and are measured out exactly. NCL ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


Full transit of the Panama Canal, a must for any seasoned traveler.

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coreyglab1955
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Even if you know the history, have seen the documentaries and understand the engineering, a full passage of the Panama Canal is a MUST for any lover of history, science or travel. The senior crew members were very assessable and were quite willing to answer questions from the very basic to the very technical. The food set up at the buffet provided a good flow with multiple food islands. Lines ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


The locks are amazing

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ellenro
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Going through the canal was an interesting experience. Hard to believe they have been using them for over 100 years and still working like clockwork. The film about the building of the canal was very enlightening. Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala were all different and we enjoyed our excursions in each port. Catamaran and walled city in Cartagena was a hilite for me. The coffee ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Panama Canal

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peggysue79
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because my brother pics all our cruises and I just trust his choices..lol. I have been traveling with Norwegian for 4 years now and it is amazing. So spoiled by the time i get home,have a hard time adjusting. We had the most wonderful crew, but our waiter was one of the most pleasing people i have ever met. Word of warning...on this ship and a few others. The pull out bed is ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Amazing trip

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sprkysrn
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My Husband has always been a Panama Canal Buff. So when I saw this cruise I gave it to him for our 38th wedding anniversary. Actually we spent our 39th for this cruise. Everything was great from our cabin steward Priscilla to the waiters at the restaurants to the entertainment director Ian, The shows were top rate, the food was excellent, there were many open dining restaurants, we at a Tsars ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Panama Canal

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WIEBER
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

It was our 25 wedding anniversary, we chose going through the Panama canal. This was our first cruise. We disembarked on every stop. We enjoyed the sunshine, the itinerary was geared to the older folk, but we found things to do in the sports part of the ship. The entertainment was good until the nights with the two Russian circus couple, they were the highlight and wished for more. The main ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


Bucket List Cruise Fulfilled!

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Esperanza7
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

As usual a little late with this review, but, better late than never!! Like any cruise, everyone’s opinions and experiences are different, which is what makes the Cruise Critic reviews so interesting. This was our 7th NCL cruise. Panama Canal had been on my bucket list for a very long time, so I was very excited to finally be going. We booked this cruise 9 months before departure and did a ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Panama Canal Tranfer Cruise

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JohnAK
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We had an amazing experience. The staff were incredible. Never saw a grumpy face. Every day on board we were made to feel very special. The specialty restaurants provide a quality meal. I am 74 and the just had the best Lamp Chops at Moderno's that I have had in my entire life. 14 days sounds like a long time, but with all of the activities and ports of call, it was never boring. The entertainment ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


West Bound Panama Canal

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mr.blessed
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was Her turn to choose! It has been on Rachel's bucket list for awhile now. Mine too, a win win I call it! This was our first time on Norwegian and It was not a disappointment. I enjoyed the choice of food in the garden cafe, specialty restaurants, and the other dining options as well. Our cabin was # 4573 inside, no problems at all. The ships decor was a pleasant ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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