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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Seabourn Cruise Line $5,064

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14 NIGHT PANAMA CANAL Cruise

Departing From: Los Angeles

Duration: 14 nights

Ship: Queen Elizabeth (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Los Angeles Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Puntarenas Costa Rica, Day At Sea, Transit The Panama Canal Panama (cruise-by), Day At Sea, Oranjestad Aruba, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Fort Lauderdale Fl Usa (View Itinerary)

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19 NIGHT PANAMA CANAL Cruise

Departing From: Vancouver

Duration: 19 nights

Ship: Queen Elizabeth (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Vancouver Bc Canada, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, San Francisco Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Los Angeles Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Puntarenas Costa Rica, Day At Sea, Transit The Panama Canal Panama (cruise-by), Day At Sea, Oranjestad Aruba, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Fort Lauderdale Fl Usa (View Itinerary)

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16 NIGHT PANAMA CANAL Cruise

Departing From: San Francisco

Duration: 16 nights

Ship: Queen Elizabeth (Ship Info)

Port of Call: San Francisco Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Los Angeles Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Puntarenas Costa Rica, Day At Sea, Transit The Panama Canal Panama (cruise-by), Day At Sea, Oranjestad Aruba, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Fort Lauderdale Fl Usa (View Itinerary)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, Ocean Cruise, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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29 NIGHT PANAMA CANAL Cruise

Departing From: San Francisco

Duration: 29 nights

Ship: Queen Elizabeth (Ship Info)

Port of Call: San Francisco Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Los Angeles Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Puntarenas Costa Rica, Day At Sea, Transit The Panama Canal Panama (cruise-by), Day At Sea, Oranjestad Aruba, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Fort Lauderdale Fl Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Bermuda, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Funchal Madeira Portugal, Day At Sea, Seville (tours From Cadiz) Spain, Day At Sea, Barcelona Spain (View Itinerary)

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32 NIGHT PANAMA CANAL Cruise

Departing From: Vancouver

Duration: 32 nights

Ship: Queen Elizabeth (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Vancouver Bc Canada, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, San Francisco Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Los Angeles Ca Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Cabo San Lucas Mexico, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Puntarenas Costa Rica, Day At Sea, Transit The Panama Canal Panama (cruise-by), Day At Sea, Oranjestad Aruba, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Fort Lauderdale Fl Usa, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Bermuda, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Funchal Madeira Portugal, Day At Sea, Seville (tours From Cadiz) Spain, Day At Sea, Barcelona Spain (View Itinerary)

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