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Cruise through the Panama Canal with Adventure Life. It's one of the most important waterways in the world and one of mankind's most impressive feats of engineering, cutting across the isthmus of Panama and connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans - a vital pathway for international trade. Originally, it was built in the early 20th century and officially opened in 1914 for commercial trade, but more than a century later, this intricate canal of locks and levies is open to cruise vessels as well, allowing adventurous travelers to witness this man-made marvel and experience the best that Panama has to offer. We offer a number of half-day and day-long add-on itineraries and also feature several cruises aboard luxurious Panama Canal small ships. Contact us when you're ready to start planning your trip to Panama!
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Top 1 Day Tours & Short Panama Canal Trips for 2022-2023

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Panama Canal Full Transit$3491May 21, 2022This Panama City one-day tour takes you on the incredible journey from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Pacific Ocean, traversing two impressive …
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10 Best Active Adventure Cruises of Panama and the Canal for 2022-2023

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Panama Canal Full Transit$3491May 21, 2022This Panama City one-day tour takes you on the incredible journey from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Pacific Ocean, traversing two impressive …
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Discover Panama$22498May 21, 2022This 8-day hotel-based tour of Panama takes you from metropolitan Panama City, through the lowland tropical forest of Soberania National Park, …
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Encounter Panama$17187May 26, 2022Begin your Panama journey at the manmade marvel, the Panama Canal, and continue your travels into the region's tropical forests, visiting an …
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Caribbean Adventure$27579May 21, 2022Experience the Caribbean from Costa Rica to Panama on this 9-day land-based adventure tour. Whitewater rafting and rainforest exploration along Costa …
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Crossing the Panama Canal: Costa Rica to Panama$22908Dec 31, 2022Board the Panorama for this 8-day Pacific Ocean cruise along the coasts of Costa Rica and Panama. Discover rarely visited ports of call, hidden …
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Barbados to Panama$430015Nov 5, 2022Starting at the Caribbean port of Bridgetown, this 15-day cruise aboard the Royal Clipper sails through the turquoise Caribbean waters en route to …
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Colombia & Panama: Coral, Jungles, Canal$51958Aug 27, 2022During this 8-day cruise from Cartagena to Panama City aboard Safari Voyager the ocean, sky, and palms are painted with the brightest blues and …
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Panama to Antigua$430015Nov 19, 2022Starting in Balboa, Panama, sail through warm Caribbean waters as you make your way to the Antigua aboard the Royal Clipper. Over the course of 15 …
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Philipsburg to Puntarenas$974516Dec 5, 2022Relax and unwind as the Sea Cloud Spirit takes you to the best of the Caribbean, Colombia, Panama, and Costa Rica during this 16-day cruise from …
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143-Day Extraordinary Discoveries$192598100Jan 6, 2023From Miami to Barcelona, embark on Seabourn Sojourn for a 143-day world cruise to discover 61 destinations and 32 countries. The voyage includes …
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Panama Canal Travel Guide

Panama Canal Travel Guide 
The Panama Canal, one of humanity's greatest feats of engineering and tenacity, connects the Atlantic to the Pacific, creating one of the most important international maritime trade routes in the world. In addition to being an important commercial waterway, it provides an excellent way for vacationers to experience the best of all of the tropics.

Activities: 
  • Snorkeling & diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Hiking through jungles
  • Meeting indigenous communities
  • Learing about the human history that has impacted this small Central American country
  • Exploring national parks
  • Crossing through the intricate locks of the Panama Canal!
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In addition to the jungles and beaches of Panama, most cruises also feature several days in Costa Rica, the Caribbean, or both!

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