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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 for a lifetime. Add in compelling ports like Cartagena, Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas on your Panama Canal cruise holiday, and you're in for a unique adventure. Depart from various cities, including Miami or Los Angeles, and cruise to some of the most exotic and beautiful destinations on Earth. Discover for yourself 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 Speciality Restaurants, and Best Casinos, you know you're in for an exciting cruise experience. 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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Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

9-Day Panama Canal Round-trip Panama City: Curacao, Aruba & Cartagena

Cruise the Panama Canal on Norwegian Jewel. | Discover staterooms to match every travelling style.
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Panama City (Fuerte Amador) (Panama);
Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Oranjestad (Aruba); Willemstad (Curaçao); Kralendijk (Bonaire); Cartagena (Colombia);
DISEMBARK Panama City (Colón) (Panama);
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Oranjestad, Aruba

9-Day Panama Canal Round-Trip from Panama City: Curacao, Aruba & Cartagena

Experience true luxury in The Haven on Norwegian Jewel. | Cruise through the famous Panama Canal with Norwegian. | The Caribbean's Leading Cruise Line, 8 Years in a Row - World Travel Awards
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Panama City (Fuerte Amador) (Panama);
Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Willemstad (Curaçao); Oranjestad (Aruba); Kralendijk (Bonaire); Cartagena (Colombia);
DISEMBARK Panama City (Colón) (Panama);
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11-Day Panama Canal Round-trip Miami: Mexico, Costa Rica & Belize

11-Day Panama Canal Round-trip Miami: Mexico, Costa Rica & Belize

Best Cruise Line in the Panama Canal & Central America -- 2018 Cruise Critic Choice Awards. | See the Panama Canal, one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World.
SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
Cartagena (Colombia); Panama Canal/Gatun Lake (Panama); Colón (Panama); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Roatán (Bay Islands); Harvest Caye (Belize); Costa Maya (Mexico);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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Cartagena, Colombia

11-Day Panama Canal from Panama City to New York: Curacao & Cartagena

Journey from the Panama Canal to NYC with Norwegian. | Experience Norwegian Jewel’s amazing renovations.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Panama City (Fuerte Amador) (Panama);
Cartagena (Colombia); Santa Marta (Colombia); Willemstad (Curaçao); Kralendijk (Bonaire); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); San Juan (Puerto Rico); Grand Turk (Turks & Caicos Islands);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

11-Day Panama Canal from San Diego to Panama City: Cabo & Puntarenas

Cruise through the famous Panama Canal with Norwegian. | Toast paradise with more than a dozen onboard bars.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK San Diego (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); Acajutla (El Salvador); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) (Costa Rica);
DISEMBARK Panama City (Colón) (Panama);
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Willemstad, Curaçao

10-Day Panama Canal Round-trip Panama City: Curacao, Aruba & Cartagena

Enjoy more days in port than at sea on Norwegian Jewel. | Cruise through the famous Panama Canal with Norwegian.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Panama City (Colón) (Panama);
Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Oranjestad (Aruba); Willemstad (Curaçao); Kralendijk (Bonaire); Cartagena (Colombia);
DISEMBARK Panama City (Fuerte Amador) (Panama);
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11-Day Panama Canal from New York to Panama City: Curacao & Aruba

11-Day Panama Canal from New York to Panama City: Curacao & Aruba

Discover onboard activities all ages will enjoy. | Uncover the mysteries of the Panama Canal.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Willemstad (Curaçao); Oranjestad (Aruba); Puerto Limon (Costa Rica);
DISEMBARK Panama City (Fuerte Amador) (Panama);

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, Boat & Costa Rica Traditions

Revisit history as you board a remodeled train that has been in operation for over 50 years and was used to transport the country’s valuable coffee harvests from the highlands to t...

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Mexican Outback & Camel Ride

This Mexican Outback and Camel Safari is an unforgettable eco-adventure that combines spectacular views, delicious cuisine and an exciting beach camel ride....

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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
    333m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    41m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2018 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,716 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    145,655 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    3,963 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    326m Overall
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  • Width
    52m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2013 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,657 Ship
    Crew
Norwegian Encore
  • Ship
    169,116 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    3,998 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    333m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    41m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2019 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,735 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    93,530 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,394 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    294m Overall
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    38m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2007 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,070 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    93,502 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,376 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    294m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    38m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2005 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,069 Ship
    Crew
Norwegian Joy
  • Ship
    167,725 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    3,804 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    333m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    41m 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
    294m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    38m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    2006 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    1,072 Ship
    Crew
  • Ship
    77,104 Gross Register
    Tonnage
  • Guest
    2,004 Guest
    Capacity
    (double occupancy)
  • Length
    258m Overall
    Length
  • Width
    37m Max
    Beam
  • Year
    1999 Year
    Built
  • Crew
    899 Ship
    Crew

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