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The Journey Between the Seas

7 Day Itinerary aboard Discovery
  • Meet Embera Indians in the Jungle
  • Kayak along beautiful beaches
  • Discover the history of the Canal
  • Explore Barro Colorado Island
  • Visit important historic sites
Embark on this 7-day small ship Panama voyage between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans via the Panama Canal. Board the 24-passenger ship, Discovery, for a unique and intimate cruise.
Activities: Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Panama, Barro Colorado, Fort San Lorenzo, Panama Canal, Panama City, Portobelo, San Telmo Island
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Passengers: 24
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

The Discovery is a 33 meter, purpose built catamaran providing 8 queen and 4 twin cabins. Passenger numbers on the Discovery are limited to just 24 people, ensuring everyone can enjoy serenity and privacy together with the excitement and closeness of a true exploration cruise.

All cabins have individual climate control, bathrooms and huge windows which extend along the length of the cabin allowing you to enjoy the scenery in complete privacy.

The dining area, bar and lounge are located on the mid deck which is fitted with floor to ceiling “glass walls” providing a spectacular dinning experience and plenty of space to unwind. Enjoy Panamanian cuisine as we delight you with exquisite indigenous dishes prepared by our talented chef. A BBQ and sun deck are located on the topmost observation deck.

The Discovery is equipped with a unique platform that lowers kayakers gently into the water and also retrieves them in perfect safety and comfort.

Discovery Technical Information
* Type of vessel: catamaran live aboard
* Built: hobart, tasmania, australia
* Launched: december 2004
* Hull: marine grade aluminum
* Beam: 9.75 mts
* Maximum ladden draft: 1.85 mts
* Main engines: 2 x detroit diesel mtu series 60, 740 hp
* Capacity: 24 passengers
* Maximum speed: 18 knots
* Cruising speed: 15 knots
* Crew capacity: 11
* Fresh water storage capacity: 6000 lts
* Fresh water production capacity: 500 lts/hour
Comfortable suite
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One Queen-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom, big picture window. 116 sq. ft.
Your suite on the Discovery
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One Queen-sized bed, private bathroom, big picture window. 133 sq. ft.
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This was my first experience with Adventure Life - and I couldn't have been more pleased with the trip. The guides and local staff in both Buenos Aires and Uruguay were terrific - extremely helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed meeting the friendly staff in Buenos Aires in person (I left my bags with them for the afternoon).
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