Panama Canal Cruises

Experience the Man-Made Magic of the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a man-made, 48-mile-long waterway that was created to connect the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. This made sailing from the West Coast of the U.S. to the East Coast and South America — and beyond — far faster. Trade between nations has also increased due to this modern technological marvel.

Panama Canal cruises are sometimes split into two categories: partial and full transits. For instance, a partial transit might sail round trip from Fort Lauderdale, through Gatun Locks to Gatun Lake, and offer stops in beautiful Central American and Caribbean ports, including Cartagena, Limón, Ocho Rios, and Aruba.

Full transit Panama Canal cruises sail one way. You may depart from a west coast city such as Los Angeles or Vancouver, cruise through the Pedro Miguel, Gatun, and Miraflores Locks, and stop in the Caribbean and Central America before sailing up to an East Coast destination port like Miami.

Fleets that offer Panama Canal cruises are as luxurious or as low-key as you like. They include: Oceania, Holland America, Princess, Norwegian, and Seabourn.

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Acapulco City Orientation with Cliff Divers
$49

Experience the many highlights of Acapulco, including a show by the world-famous cliff divers!

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Cabo Golden Coast Cruise and Snorkel
$59

Snorkel the pristine waters of Cabo San Lucas. Afterwards, cruise to the famous Arch, the sea lion colony and Lovers Beach.

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Leisurely Rainforest Experience and Mir...
$109

Panama’s unique geographic location has resulted in a wealth of diversity in plant, animal, and bird life and the impassable rainforest around Gatun Lake.

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Stingray City and Two Snorkel Stops
$69

This motor boat trip (with an average group size of only 30 people) visits Stingray City and makes two snorkel stops at the Barrier Reef.

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Exclusive Puerto Vallarta City Tour
$58

Get to know the city from the perspective of a local.

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Puntarenas Area Highlights
$139

See the most important aspects of the Central Pacific Coast and the rich wildlife of this fascinating region on this exciting tour.

 
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Experience the Man-Made Magic of the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a man-made, 48-mile-long waterway that was created to connect the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. This made sailing from the West Coast of the U.S. to the East Coast and South America — and beyond — far faster. Trade between nations has also increased due to this modern technological marvel.

Panama Canal cruises are sometimes split into two categories: partial and full transits. For instance, a partial transit might sail round trip from Fort Lauderdale, through Gatun Locks to Gatun Lake, and offer stops in beautiful Central American and Caribbean ports, including Cartagena, Limón, Ocho Rios, and Aruba.

Full transit Panama Canal cruises sail one way. You may depart from a west coast city such as Los Angeles or Vancouver, cruise through the Pedro Miguel, Gatun, and Miraflores Locks, and stop in the Caribbean and Central America before sailing up to an East Coast destination port like Miami.

Fleets that offer Panama Canal cruises are as luxurious or as low-key as you like. They include: Oceania, Holland America, Princess, Norwegian, and Seabourn.

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Acapulco City Orientation with Cliff Divers
$49

Experience the many highlights of Acapulco, including a show by the world-famous cliff divers!

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Cabo Golden Coast Cruise and Snorkel
$59

Snorkel the pristine waters of Cabo San Lucas. Afterwards, cruise to the famous Arch, the sea lion colony and Lovers Beach.

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Leisurely Rainforest Experience and Mir...
$109

Panama’s unique geographic location has resulted in a wealth of diversity in plant, animal, and bird life and the impassable rainforest around Gatun Lake.

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Stingray City and Two Snorkel Stops
$69

This motor boat trip (with an average group size of only 30 people) visits Stingray City and makes two snorkel stops at the Barrier Reef.

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Exclusive Puerto Vallarta City Tour
$58

Get to know the city from the perspective of a local.

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Puntarenas Area Highlights
$139

See the most important aspects of the Central Pacific Coast and the rich wildlife of this fascinating region on this exciting tour.

 

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11 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departing From Miami
From
 $539
as little as $49.00/night
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Miami, Fl
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Colon, Panama
  • Panama Canal/gatun Lake,panama
  • Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
  • Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
  • Harvest Caye, Belize
  • Costa Maya, Mexico
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14 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departing From Tampa/St.Petersburg
From
 $599
as little as $43.00/night
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Tampa, Fl
  • George Town, Cayman Islands
  • Falmouth, Jamaica
  • Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Colon, Panama
  • Panama Canal/gatun Lake,panama
  • Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
  • Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala
  • Belize City, Belize
  • Costa Maya, Mexico
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14 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departing From San Diego
From
 $599
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  • Ports of Call:
  • San Diego, Ca
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
  • San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Puntarenas (puerto Caldera), Costa Rica
  • Transit Panama Canal, At Sea
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • George Town, Cayman Islands
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14 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departing From Tampa/St.Petersburg
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 $649
as little as $46.00/night
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Tampa, Fl
  • George Town, Cayman Islands
  • Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Colon, Panama
  • Panama Canal/gatun Lake,panama
  • Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
  • Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala
  • Harvest Caye, Belize
  • Costa Maya, Mexico
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14 Night Panama Canal Cruise
Departing From Los Angeles
From
 $699
as little as $50.00/night
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Los Angeles, Ca
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Mazatlan, Mexico
  • Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
  • Puerto Caldera (puntarenas), Costa Rica
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  • Cartagena, Colombia
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