Take the world's greatest shortcut.

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 Miami or Los Angeles and cruise to some of the most exotic and beautiful destinations on earth.

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  • 2. FREE Specialty Dining
  • 3. FREE Shore Excursions
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All Haven & Suite Guests Automatically Get

  • 1.FREE Unlimited Beverages
  • 2.FREE Specialty Dining
  • 3.FREE Shore Excursions
  • 4.FREE WiFi
  • 5.FREE Friends & Family*
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 ITINERARIES

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Past and present perfectly blended in Alcapulco

14-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles

Readers Choice Award - Favorite Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Acapulco (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); Corinto (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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Stunning colonial architecture towers over the streets of Cartagena

11-Day Panama Canal Round-trip from Miami

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SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
Cartagena (Colombia); Panama Canal/Gatun Lake (Panama); Colon (Panama); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Roatan (Bay Islands); Belize City (Belize); Costa Maya (Mexico);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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Costa Rica's rich waters are bursting with life

10-Day Roundtrip Panama Canal from Miami

Readers Choice Award - Favorite Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
Oranjestad (Aruba); Cartagena (Colombia); Panama Canal/Gatun Lake (Panama); Colon (Panama); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica);
DISEMBARK Miami (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! Pic...

DETAILS

Panama Canal SHIPS

  • Ship
    93,502 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,376 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    105ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2005 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,100 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    93,530 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,394 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    965ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    105ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2006 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,099 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    78,309 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    1,936 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    848ft Overall
    Length
  • Width
    105ft Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2001 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    953 Ship
    Crew

Learn From our Guests CRUISE STORIES

Some may find this odd, but the cruise is one of the most relaxing, the scenery breathtaking, and the Canal itself spectacular!

-Robert C.
Gilbert, AZ

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