Panama Canal Cruises: Overview

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Take the world's greatest shortcut with our Panama cruise.

Traversing the 40-mile Panama Canal is a rite of passage and something you'll remember this Panama Canal cruise for a lifetime. Add in compelling ports like Cartagena, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas on your Panama Canal vacation, and you're in for a unique adventure. Depart from Miami or Los Angeles and cruise to some of the most exotic and beautiful destinations on earth.

Panama Canal Cruises Destinations

  • Cruise Panama Canal, an exotic destination on earth.

    Panama Canal

    Cruise the Panama Canal and sail for 13, 14, 15 or 17 days on these unique one-way itineraries.

What is Included?

  • Many dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations.
  • Entertainment day & night. Spectacular stage & comedy shows, dance clubs, bars & lounges, piano bars and live music.
  • Fitness center, sports court, pools, and hot tubs.
  • Youth programs for children ages 3-17.
  • Attentive room steward and complimentary room service.

Things to Know

  • Short Cut

    The Panama Canal saves 7,872 miles from New York to San Francisco.

  • Big Bang

    Over 60 million pounds of dynamite were used on the Panama Canal.

  • Small Toll

    A swimmer paid a toll of 36 cents in 1928 to pass through the Canal.

  • Breathe In

    The amazing Amazon rainforest produces 20% of the earth's oxygen.

  • Bird Buzz

    There are at least 52 species of hummingbirds in Costa Rica.

  • Green Gems

    Columbia is responsible for 90% of the world's emeralds.