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Princess Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

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35 Princess Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America


ScottG avatar

ScottG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

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My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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roberteades

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An amazing time on the Island Princess...

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 27th anniversary and my wife wanted to see the Panama Canal. One of the ports took us to Cartagena and it was a beautiful experience. This was our first trip to Columbia and to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Thosewilsons

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Island Princess is the perfect ship

At somewhere around 90K gross tons, but only as many passengers as some of the smaller ships, we never felt crowded. It was an itinerary focused on the older crowd and younger cruisers and families should take note ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kiliki63

1 Review Written

Christy’s cruising adventure to Panama

The cruise on the Coral Princess from March 17- April 5 2019 was fabulous from the time we started the cruise! The crew, staff, and all aboard made you feel like part of their family! By the second day I think most ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mariadegeus

1 Review Written

Panama Canal

Our ship had been in dry dock and arrived later than planned. There are very long lines outside. When we finally got in, after waiting over an hour......we then had to wait in the hall......yes, there were chairs, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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bthompson1

1 Review Written

Love Cruising With Princess

Every part of our Panama Canal cruise experience met or exceeded our expectations. Both the embarkation and disembarkation processes were seemless and simple. Our stateroom adequatley met our needs and our steward ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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hobbyfarmer2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal - great itinerary

This itinerary has been on our bucket list for a long time. The enrichment activities provided by Chris Roberts and Dr. Angel Colon were most enjoyable and greatly increased my awareness on the topics covered. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Caroldianne

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic service

We wanted to go to the Panama Canal It was our anniversary, and Princess gave us some gifts that were unexpected but appreciated especially the opportunity to eat in a private restaurant. In our dining room, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Dan M.

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Time on Our Panama Canal Cruise

The Panama Canal was always a place that I had heard about, studied in school and someplace I just felt like I wanted to visit. Well, our trip there lived up to expectations. From the time we left Ft. Lauderdale ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Elizabeth59 avatar

Elizabeth59

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing get away

Our destination to the Panama Canal was the reason we chose this cruise. Princess delivered a wonderful vacation. The stateroom and ship were in excellent condition. The food was wonderfully prepared and presented ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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OldTeacher

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Superb In Every Way

Despite having cruised dozens of times with Princess, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and Carnival, we have never submitted a review but felt this one was necessary due to our delight with this ship and cruise. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Julia Ross

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

I didn’t know what a vacation was until we sailed on the Pacific Princess

My Mom booked it for our birthdays. Here is what you should know about this ship and her crew: everything is clean all the time. Dining was super fantastic, delicious. My husband took the tour of the galleys and he ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Dallas Texas

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal

I wanted to sail through the new canal. An excursion allowed me to also travel through the old canal. It was a thrill. I liked the improvements made since my last cruise on Princess. The food was much better ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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camil95

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Coral Princess Panama Canal Cruise - First cruise in the books!

Great first cruise! Port Everglades is a very short distance from Ft Lauderdale airport which was nice. Everything went smoothly throughout the cruise with no major hick ups. All staff was extremely friendly and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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lawyerOdowd

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A wonderful time, wish irresponsible parents would supervise better

best of the 4 crossings I have made. food best yet. lattes better than starbucks--just superlative. the enrichment lectures just fascinating, (thanks for listening Princess), the new Andalusian horse show, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Bwana Tom

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great Canal Experience

The overall cruise was great. This was our 7th cruise (5 with Princess and 2 with Celebrity). My wife and I feel the food on Princess is considerably better than on Celebrity. The Coral Princess ship is one of the ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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mpollock53

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Perfect Cruise

The Cruise staff was excellent. We were treated like we were Bill Gates by all. The ship was a day late for Embarkation, but Princess gave us a very fair compensation. The actual Embark took less than 10 ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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AliciaUNO

1 Review Written

Cruising the Panama Canal was very interesting.

I enjoyed the fellowship of many Faith believing Christians on this cruise. Traveling alone they welcomed me into their group which made the trip extremely enjoyable. I was very impressed with the Sunday Services ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Tchforlang

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Island Princess - 15 Day - Full Transit - April/May 2017

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, in particular, the full transit of the Panama Canal, as well as the other stops. By far, the Panama Canal transit was the highlight of the trip. Make sure you get up ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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DKlec

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Best ever!

We arrived at Ft Lauderdale the day before the cruise so we could rest for cruise day. Ft Lauderdale was fun as we used the water taxi to sightsee the area and explore the beaches and restaurants. Embarkation on ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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jack dcruiser

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

You just cannot beat the service on a Princess Cruise

The ship is older but the food was good, the service was excellent. We never felt like we were imposing (like the bigger ships you can be). We joined up with a Great group of people (from cc) and it felt like ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Onagh

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Grand Adventure

Princess Cruise Lines – Island Princess – Panama Canal Grand Adventure December 20, 2016 Sailing 15 Days Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, Full Panama Canal Transit This is my first time sailing with ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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alice cruise

1 Review Written

Very Enjoyable

1st time going thru Panama Canal Excellent restaurant services, waiter and assistants work together very well, they help each other out. They have good memeory, remember our preference, always bring tea at ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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James F

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

We chose this cruise specifically to experience the Panama Canal passage. We also wanted to visit Costa Rica and always enjoy Aruba and Grand Cayman. When we first boarded we went to the Horizon for lunch. My wife ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Jphn38

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Had a wonderful Christmastime cruise. The ship was beautifully decorated.

We have been on several Canal Cruises around the holidays before and once we had sailed on the Coral Princes which been beautifully and traditionally decorated for the Christmas Season, lots of Red and Green. Have ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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