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Star Clippers Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

Sails at sea, middle of the Atlantic
Rainbow from deck of Star Flyer, middle of the Atlantic.
Star Flyer in Tangier, Morocco
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Did not sail, did not stop at ports, captive on ship 6 days

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roselyne
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

there was no communication between crew and passengers and because of this rumors were flying every day. We were told nothing and crew was mean. We did not stop at any ports because of bad weather but we should have been compensated in some way. We got free drinks one evening. The captain did not answer any questions. There was absolutely nothing to do onboard for those 5 days at sea. It ...
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Sail Date: December 2017


Fair experience for a first time cruise

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stress7925
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Having never cruised previously the idea of going on a tall ship was attractive because of the limited number of passengers and multiple ports of interest. My observations were as follows: 1. Sign in Barbados was not well run. As we were initially attempting to board the ship we were told that we could not board until we had to present an identification card. We had not been given this at ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Disappointing

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leeds cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Be in no doubt this is a beautiful ship. This was our third voyage with them this year. We did one last year and we have another to come in 2016. On the other hand we may not book any more. Only vague thought seems to have been given to the ports of call on this trip. The Panama Canal was interesting but it went down hill from there. Two Colombian Islands one of which was little more ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


Safety and air-conditioning issues

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MIT72
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

In several of the ports in Costa Rica, the landings involved both a tender and a Zodiac. For the first 5 days of the 7 night cruise of northern Costa Rica and Nicaragua, there were never any life jackets in the Zodiacs. I raised the issue with the crew after a particularly frightening transfer. It was mid day and the wind had become strong and the water very choppy. Our Zodiac had one female ...
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Sail Date: January 2013


Star Flyer

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fezcat2028
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Sunday 20th Having spent three and a half days in Panama City, we were collected from the Hotel Deville, the sun had decided to shine today and the sky was bright blue with no hint of rain. We had seen the Flyer in the distance anchored off the Isla Flamneco as we strolled along the Avienda Balboa in the morning and having cooled off over lunch waited for our pick up. We were picked up at 3pm ...
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Sail Date: November 2011


When can I do another one?

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fezcat2028
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Sunday 20th Having spent three and a half days in Panama City, we were collected from the Hotel Deville, the sun had decided to shine today and the sky was bright blue with no hint of rain. We had seen the Flyer in the distance anchored off the Isla Flamneco as we strolled along the Avienda Balboa in the morning and having cooled off over lunch waited for our pick up. We were picked up at 3pm ...
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Sail Date: November 2011


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

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CassNJ
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 have 9 year old son and a daughter who actually turned 12 on our trip. My husband is a Scientist who despises crowds, shopping casinos, & cheesy Broadway reviews. When my daughter asked ...
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Sail Date: March 2011

Traveled with children


Costa Rica....Pura Vida? Pretty much!

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budaman
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

It was over before we knew it...isn't that the way it always happens. Pre Cruise We stayed Saturday evening at Villa Caletas. This is a beautiful small hotel perched on a hilltop between Tarcoles & Jaco. We met up with friends and enjoyed a beautiful sunset that evening. Sunday, we had a leisurely day lounging around the pool and enjoying the amazing views. Before we knew it, it was ...
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Sail Date: January 2011


Barbados to Panama Canal 15 Jan 2011, 14 Days

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cluso
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Star Clipper--Barbados to Panama Canal, 15 January 2011—14 Days Overall, we had a very good trip. However, we were a little disappointed with the "on board" experience compared to our 5 previous Star Clipper voyages. I identified the major issues below, and just took the smaller issues with a grain of salt. It is all part of the adventure. We made some great friends and laughed ourselves silly. ...
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Sail Date: January 2011


Enjoyed It - But Really More of a Reposition Cruise

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freedom2crews
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We decided on this cruise because of several factors - mainly for the islands they would be visiting and the Panama Canal passage. And, we like Star Clippers cruises, as you always meet other great people who love to cruise and have a great time. This was an opportunity to be on the ship for two full weeks, as the one week cruises go way too fast. Our cabin was fine, typical of most of the ...
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Sail Date: November 2010


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