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17-Day Panama Canal from San Francisco

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  • Ship

    Norwegian Pearl

  • Specials

    Suite and Haven Bonus

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$ 1,239  

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Discover the manmade wonder of the Panama Canal, and visit many incredible ports on this 17-day voyage aboard Norwegian Pearl. Depart from San Francisco for a stop in Los Angeles with enough sightseeing to ensure a memorable day. Then it's off to Mexico, for snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas, whale watching in Puerto Vallarta, or river kayaking in Huatulco, to name just a few. Find adventure in Costa Rica with a zipline tour of Puntarenas. Onboard, enjoy the casino and duty free shopping among the ship's many entertainment options before ending your journey in Miami.

Day Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Thu San Francisco, California (EMBARK) --- 6:00 pm
San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California
Come see why so many people end up leaving their hearts in this city by the Bay. It's a place where little cable cars rise up steep hills to reveal magnificent vistas and winding streets meander past candy-colored Victorian homes. With so many sights you may want to plan a few extra days to take it all in.

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Sat Los Angeles, California 8:00 am 4:00 pm
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Check out the scene at Venice Beach. Spot a celebrity or two on Rodeo Drive. Take a walk down the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the La Brea Tar Pits or Getty Center. Or spend the day at one of L.A.'s world-famous theme parks.

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Mon Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 11:00 am 6:00 pm
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Cabo's signature landmark is El Arco ("The Arch"), a rock formation at the tip of "Land's End." The jewel of the Baja Peninsula is famous for its world-class sportfishing, as well as its high-end resorts and exclusive gated communities that line an area simply called "the Corridor." View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.)

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Tue Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 11:00 am 7:00 pm
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Smaller and more subdued than Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta has retained a good deal of its small village charm along with 26 miles of spectacular beaches along the Banderas Bay. Stroll the cobblestone streets to the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Or peruse the many local wares for sale at the open-air markets. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.)

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Thu Huatulco, Mexico 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Huatulco, Mexico
Huatulco, Mexico
Its ancient name means "the place where wood is adored." Thanks to some eco-tourism planning, Huatulco retains a great deal of its beloved natural beauty that surrounds its nine crystalline bays and has been awarded the prestigious Green Globe certification for its efforts. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.)

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Fri Puerto Chiapas, Mexico 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
Ancient Mayan ruins and lush tropical rainforest are home to the Chiapas region. Situated on the Pacific Coast in Southwestern Mexico, Puerto Chiapas serves as a small fishing and agricultural center. The archaeological museum in nearby Tapachula exhibits artifacts excavated from the region. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.)

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Sat Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 8:00 am 6:00 pm
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
This port city was constructed in 1984 to help connect nearby cities. Travelers often venture out to Antigua, a 90-minute trek to where 17th century colonial facades beckons and Guatemalan history comes alive.

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Mon Puntarenas, Costa Rica 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Stroll the seaport town with its multi-colored cottages and local markets. Head to Carara Tropical Rainforest to explore exotic flora and fauna with a naturalist guide. Or opt for a tour of San Jose – home of the Teatro Nacional and Museo del Oro.

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Wed Daylight Transit Panama Canal --- ---
Daylight Transit Panama Canal
Experience one of the world's best short cuts! Journey 40 miles through the Panama Canal for an unforgettable experience. Witness first-hand one of the world's manmade short cuts that has changed travel and the transport of goods worldwide.

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Thu Cartagena, Colombia 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena, Colombia
The old walled city of Cartagena reflects a turbulent history of conquistadors and pirates. Climb "las murallas" for an unforgettable view of the harbor. Shop for emeralds and leather goods along the cobblestone streets of this enchanting city. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.) Looking for a cruise to Cartagena? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

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Sun Miami, Florida (DISEMBARK) 8:00 am ---
Miami, Florida
Miami, Florida
Miami's amazing medley of cultures and flashy urban settings makes it a scene to be seen. Visit trendy Art Deco district of South Beach, Calle Ocho in Little Havana, the super-upscale neighborhoods of Coconut Grove and Coral Gables and the unique ecosystem of the Everglades. Looking for a cruise from Miami? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

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17-Day Panama Canal from San Francisco
Please Note:
  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.