Take the world's greatest shortcut with our Panama Canal 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 Vancouver or Los Angeles and cruise to some of the most exotic and beautiful destinations on earth and discover why Norwegian is the Best Cruise Line in Panama Canal & Central America according to Cruise Critic.

Award Winning Ships

Award Winning Ships

Travel across the Panama Canal in style on our award winning ships! Voted Best Onboard Entertainment, Best Specialty Restaurants, and Best Casinos, you know you're in for an exciting cruise. Sit back, relax, and let Norwegian take you through one of the most magnificent marvels in the world.

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Featured Panama Canal CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Catch a dreamy sunset over the shimmering Pacific.

14-Day Panama Canal from San Diego

Indulge in up to 16 delicious dining options on board. | Norwegian Pearl was recently refurbished in 2017.
SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK San Diego (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia); George Town (Grand Cayman);
DISEMBARK Tampa (Florida);
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Discover the Church of San Pedro Claver in Cartagena.

14-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles

Enjoy unmatched views in our revolutionary Observation Lounges
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Mazatlan (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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Take an off-road trip in the jungles of Jamaica.

14-Day Panama Canal Round-trip from Tampa (Variation)

Awaken your sense of adventure with this itinerary.
SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tampa (Florida);
George Town (Grand Cayman); Falmouth (Jamaica); Santa Marta (Colombia); Cartagena (Colombia); Panama Canal/Gatun Lake (Panama); Colon (Panama); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Santo Tomas de Castilla (Guatemala); Belize City (Belize); Costa Maya (Mexico);
DISEMBARK Tampa (Florida);

Best Panama Canal EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Panama Canal Excursion Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Five Bays Catamaran and Swim

You're in for a lovely day sailing the bays of Huatulco! Picturesque harbors, sun-drenched coastlines and unusual rock formations are just some of the sights that will remain with ...

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Pacific Train, Bus & Boat Adventure

All aboard! Start with a relaxing train ride through rural countryside and tropical fields. Then board your motorcoach to the Tarcoles River and cruise its shoreline in search of t...

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Mexican Outback & Camel Ride

Breathtaking scenery, amazing guides, untouched nature and traditional Mexican culture make this eco adventure unique in every way. Experience an off-road adventure on a Unimog, ri...

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Chileno Bay Snorkel

Cruise by the famed Lovers Beach, past the sea lion colony and the towering rock formations of Land’s End, then set sail for Chileno Bay. Here you'll discover the tropical fish and...

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Panama Canal CRUISE SHIPS

Norwegian Bliss
  • Ship
    168,028 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    4,004 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    1,094ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    136ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2018 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,716 Ship
    Crew
Take a cruise on Norwegian Dawn
  • Ship
    92,250 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,340 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    125ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2002 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,032 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    93,530 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,394 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    125ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2007 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,070 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    93,558 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,402 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    125ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2006 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,037 Ship
    Crew
Norwegian Joy
  • Ship
    167,725 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    3,802 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    1,094ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    136ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2017 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,821 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    93,530 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,394 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    125ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2006 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,072 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    91,740 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,348 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    125ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2001 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,031 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    78,309 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    1,936 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    848ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    123.1ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2001 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    906 Ship
    Crew

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