Panama Canal Explorer: Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal Explorer: Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal Explorer: Ocean to Ocean

16-day Cruise on Norwegian Bliss

Panama Canal Explorer: Ocean to Ocean

from Los Angeles, California

Cruise from the majestic Pacific Ocean to the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean on an unforgettable vacation aboard the new Norwegian Bliss. In Puerto Quetzal, take an eco-tour of the Valhalla Macadamia Nut Farm or head to the charming Spanish colonial city of Antigua. Spot colourful macaws and sunning crocodiles on a visit to Carara National Park in Puerto Caldera. White sand beaches meet the cobalt blue sea in Aruba - perfect for a relaxing beach day. The adventurous will enjoy boarding a submarine for a close up view of the colourful marine life in Oranjestad.
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    Enjoy exciting themed parties every night aboard the new Norwegian Bliss.
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    Experience a daylight transit through the Panama Canal.
Cruise Offers From
2382
PP / CAD
16 Days. 9 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
Port of Call
Los Angeles, California
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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 Centre. Or spend the day at one of L.A.'s world-famous theme parks.

Port of Call
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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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."

Port of Call
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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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.

Port of Call
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
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This port city was constructed in 1984 to help connect nearby cities. Travellers often venture out to Antigua, a 90-minute trek to where 17th century colonial facades beckons and Guatemalan history comes alive.

Port of Call
Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera), Costa Rica
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Just a few miles from Puerto Caldera is Puntarenas, where stunning beaches, an array of wildlife, and streets lined with restaurants, bars and cafés await. Carara National Park is a must for nature lovers and features ancestral trees and secondary forests, perfect for spotting wildlife such as crocodiles and 400-plus species of birds, including colourful scarlet macaws. Or, switch gears and party with the locals at Jaco, about 30 miles south. There, find sun, fun and sand with plenty of bars and places to grab a bite.

Scenic Cruising event
Daylight Transit Panama Canal
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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.

Port of Call
Cartagena, Colombia
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The old walled city of Cartagena reflects a turbulent history of conquistadors and pirates. Climb "las murallas" for an unforgettable view of the harbour. Shop for emeralds and leather goods along the cobblestone streets of this enchanting city. Looking for a cruise to Cartagena? Check out our selection of Panama Canal cruises.

Port of Call
Santa Marta, Colombia
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Admire the stunning bays of Santa Marta and popular beaches. Explore the ancient cultures of the Taironas who occupied the land thousands of years ago. Stroll over to the Cathedral and admire its beautiful architecture and learn about its history.

Port of Call
Oranjestad, Aruba
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Incredibly white sands and cobalt blue seas make the small island of Aruba a popular destination. In the bustling freeport town of Oranjestad, sherbet-coloured Dutch colonial buildings, draped in bougainvillea, oleander and hibiscus are simply picturesque. Small, but informative museums relate the island's history. Looking for a cruise to Aruba? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Miami, Florida
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Miami's amazing medley of cultures and flashy urban settings makes it a scene to be seen. Visit the 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.

Dates & prices
Staterooms & Accommodations
There's nothing like starting your morning with a glass of sunshine and fresh ocean breezes on your own private balcony. Norwgian Bliss offers a wide range of contemporary and lavish accommodations designed for you, your family or even a retreat with your besties. From convenient adjoining staterooms to the luxurious Haven suites, we've made room for every vacationing style.
  • Mini‑Suite / Club Balcony Suite

  • The Haven

  • Oceanview

  • Balcony

  • Inside

  • Studio

  • Spa Suite

Experience Norwegian Bliss
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • Hottest Ship
    Hottest Ship
  • 2018
    Year Built
  • 4,004
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chefs Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit
  • Moderno

    Moderno

  • Food Republic

    Food Republic

  • Ocean Blue

    Ocean Blue

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favourite may take a few days. Pull up a stool on The Waterfront and pair a new vintage with soothing waves at The Cellars - A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar. Grab a freshly muddled mojito at Sugarcane Mojito Bar. Or Let your hair down in The District Brew House, offering dozens of varieties of bottled and draft beers on tap.
  • The Cavern Club on the Waterfront

    The Cavern Club on the Waterfront

  • Sugarcane Mojito Bar

    Sugarcane Mojito Bar

  • Observation Lounge

    Observation Lounge

Entertainment
Top off your spectacular days with legendary nights. Hang in a swinging speakeasy on the eve of Prohibition. Perfect your dance moves and sing along with The Four Seasons in a Tony Award®-winning musical. Beatles fans can rock out in the famous Liverpool nightclub where the band played. And don't miss SIX, the award-winning musical that has taken the theatre world, and the charts, by storm.
  • Jersey Boys

    Jersey Boys

  • Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical

    Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical

  • SIX

    SIX

Activities
Interested in a little excitement? Burn rubber at the racetrack and then challenge your friends or family to some friendly competition on the Aqua Racer. Dare to whoosh over the side of the ship on Ocean Loops before dodging lasers during an exhilarating game of laser tag. Top off all your victories by hitting the jackpot in the Bliss Casino-where an electric atmosphere buzzes late into the night.
  • Race Track

    Race Track

  • Laser Tag

    Laser Tag

  • Ocean Loops

    Ocean Loops

Spa
Feel free to slow it down, way down, at our award-winning Mandara Spa. Slide into relaxation with a hot stone massage-just one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. Let some steam off in the sauna or recline into pampering with facials, manicures, pedicures and more. "Me time" has never felt so good as at our onboard spa.
  • Spa Lounge

    Spa Lounge

  • Snow Room

    Snow Room

  • Thermal Suite

    Thermal Suite

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your vacation incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Sandbar

    Sandbar

  • Tradewinds

    Tradewinds

  • The Jewel Box

    The Jewel Box

Explore Top Shore Excursions

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.