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Panama Canal & Central America Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Panama Canal & Central America
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20 Panama Canal & Central America Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews


Martha1234 avatar

Martha1234

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Costa Rica & Panama Canal with Zegrahm Expeditions

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After 6 National Geographic/Lindblad trips, we made a change and went with Zegrahm Expeditions. What a huge difference after only one trip, we will never go back. We are heading to the Pantanal in Brazil with them ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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eawinnyc

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Solid Small Ship Cruising; Fabulous Crew

When you travel on the Tere Moana you come to feel like you are traveling with family. Everyone from the Captain to the waitpeople to the housekeeping group to those whom you never see work together as an incredible ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Joseph Mok

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Variety Voyager; Costa Rica and the Panama Canal

There were two of us on this cruise: my father, who is 85 and retired, and myself, a 53-year old educator. My father has gone on many cruises; I have just been on four. The Cabin As one would expect on a "mega ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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stasut

9 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship Amazing Canal

After cruising many times in the past, I finally convinced my sister and brother-in-law to join me and my parents on a cruise. It was the first for them. My parents are Elite status and I am platnium. It was so much ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Etheldog

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

A fabulous week in the Galapagos

We took the eight-day Galapagos cruise on the Celebrity Xpedition. While the Galapagos animals and environment are the core of the trip, Celebrity does finesse the supporting logistics. Like many visitors, we ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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Etheldog

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Le Boreal - Central America cruise

We enjoyed a two week Central America cruise on Le Boreal, a 2010-built vessel with 264 pax capacity. We had 186 on board. Crew 144. New vessels offer lots of advantages. First, the pluses: Cabins are small ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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oldbristolsailor

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wind Star pleasure

We sailed on the Wind Star from Puerto Caldera to Panama leaving on Sat. 3/9/13. The transfer to the ship was very efficient and the boarding went quickly. The check in was very efficient and we were in our cabin ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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a4311ck

1 Review Written

First Princess Cruise; last Princess Cruise

We traveled with Princess because of the itenerary. That was great; just what we wanted. We had a mini suite at the very back of the ship. We had no trouble with the location as we enjoyed the walk to the dining ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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capecod transplant

1 Review Written

Chose Celebrity's Infinity for its itinerary!

We chose this cruise for its itinerary--very anxious to cruise the Panama Canal and we also used the cruise as our transportation back to Florida following a 2+week of independent travel throughout Peru and Chile. ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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cruisinggranmama

3 Reviews Written

Zuiderdam - Panama Canal

Cabin - we like the plexiglass balconies on deck 4 aft of the lifeboats. Big balconies, close to MDR steps, no noises from below or from the elevators. The beds and pillows on HAL are my favorite. Plenty of storage ...
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Sail Date February 2012


olegar avatar

olegar

2 Reviews Written

Wind Star...nothing better anywhere

We have sailed with Windstar before and they did not disappoint. Within ten seconds after embarkation we met three crew members who remembered us from our previous two cruises. Following our check-in, which also ...
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Sail Date January 2012


Lucy12345 avatar

Lucy12345

1 Review Written

Panama Canal/Aruba/Costa Rica

Took first cruise on the Holland America line and was generall very pleased. Food was excellent, service in the main dining room was very good, ship was clean, deck chairs were readily available, pool warm, ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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torringtonwyo

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

panama canal

great cruise overall .. the crew the crew make this ship and trip great!!! dinning as you wish turned out we stayed at table 181 lower level and at 6pm because of Yesir our steward .we did dine in Canaletto and ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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missmyqueen

1 Review Written

Impressed with Attention to Hygienic Safety

The Holland America Zeiderdam is comparably smaller than our previous cruises, which made it much more comfortable to get around. Due to the size it also limited the activities that were offered. The majority of ...
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Sail Date October 2011


zenlife avatar

zenlife

1 Review Written

Zuiderdam - Panama Canal

As a seasoned cruise vacationer, I've come to the sad conclusion that Holland America, a self-proclaimed "Premium" cruiseline, unfortunately falls way short of it's mark. If you're expecting the Hilton, you're ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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supersurf

1 Review Written

Coral Princess-below par, in so many ways... Canal GREAT!

I recently sailed on the Coral Princess, out of Ft Lauderdale, through the Panama Canal, and on to Los Angeles, sail date 10-11-11. Itinerary was main reason for booking Princess, ship went into Panama, and Aruba, ...
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Sail Date October 2011


560sl avatar

560sl

1 Review Written

Cunard not great

The Queen Victoria is far from being a Queen in my book. Starting with disorganized and delayed embarkation and again with disembarkation process that nearly caused us to miss our flt. Very poor service in the ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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CassNJ

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Star Clipper with Kids, One family's great experience!

When booking our first ever cruise, I was nervous about what I had read on the boards regarding kids on Star Clipper. So I thought I would share our experience which can be summoned up in a single word- Great!!!!!I ...
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Sail Date March 2011


ronatchatham avatar

ronatchatham

1 Review Written

After a slow start, a very pleasant cruise.

Our December cruise on the Zuiderdam was our third, all on Holland America ships. The first two were on the Eurodam. My wife is in her mid 60s and I am 71. We are generally fit, like to visit new destinations and we ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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acesupp2001

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime II – Prince Albert II

Trip of a Lifetime II - Prince Albert II The Prince Albert II is a luxurious expedition ship with 5 star cuisine and outstanding attention to detail and service. It offers the ambiance and beautiful lines of a ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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