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Explore the top-rated Panama small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Panama Canal, San Blas Islands, Colon, Flamenco Marina, and Granito De Oro Island, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Panama small ship cruises start at $1,560 for a trip of 8 to 15 days in 2023. Tell us about your dream Panama small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Playa Manuel Antonio
$2,590
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Crossing the Panama Canal: Costa Rica to Panama

Puerto Caldera - Colon - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Panorama
  • Explore the stunning Manuel Antonio
  • Tour Casa Orquidea's flowers
  • Discover the forest and animal life
  • Cross to the Panama Canal
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Caldera / Colon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery along the Pacific Ocean coastline of Costa Rica. Explore the Nature Reserves and National Parks of Isla Coiba and Manuel Antonio, witness life in the Darrien Jungle, and …
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Macaw in the jungle
$6,500
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Unveiled Wonders: Panama and Costa Rica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Cruise among the Gulf of Panama
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Explore the Curú National Refuge
  • Hike in a birder´s paradise
  • Enjoy San José or Panamá City
  • Search for untamed wildlife
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Uncover the wonder of jungles, mangroves, national parks, preserves, and the Panama Canal - this 8-day voyage has it all to make you adventure unforgettable. From the capital city of San José travel all the way to the rich land ofCosta Rica and discover its vast flora and fauna. Hike, …
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Transitioning the Panama Canal
$338
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Panama Canal Full Transit

1 Day Itinerary
  • See the Panama City skyline
  • Learn the history of the canal
Activities:
Land Exploration, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a guided tour of the Panama Canal, your boat will ascend and descend 26 meters in three separate chambers. The Gaillard Cut is a major tourist attraction because it was carved through the Continental Divide and is rich in history and natural beauty. Continue on to Gatun Lake and the Gatun Locks, …
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Panama City's Bridge of the Americas
$2,950
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Crossing the Panama Canal: Panama to Costa Rica

Colon - Puerto Caldera - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Panorama
  • Visit the famous Panama Canal
  • Swim & snorkel at the Pearl Islands
  • Discover beautiful Casa Orquideas
  • Explore Isla Coiba & Manuel Antonio
Starts / Ends:
Colon / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover rarely visited ports of call, hidden coves, crystal blue waters, ancient history, and rich flora and fauna as you travel from Colon, Panama to Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. Discover why the locals have been called the happiest people in the world.Costa Rica'sabundant ecotourism treasures …
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Zapatilla Cay, Panama
$6,290
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Panama and Colombia: Exploring the Caribbean Coast

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Transit the Panama Canal
  • Meet Indigenous people of Guna Yala
  • Look for unique tropical wildlife
  • See colonial architecture
Starts / Ends:
Panama City / Cartagena
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover an astonishing trove of natural and cultural treasures as you navigate the Caribbean coast of Panama and Colombia on this 8-day cruise aboard theNational Geographic Quest. Hike into dense rainforests that harbor extraordinary biodiversity, glide through little-explored inlets by Zodiac and …
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Keel-billed Toucan
$6,030
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Panama and Costa Rica by Sea: The Natural Wonders of Central America – with Smithsonian Journeys

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Cross the Panama Canal
  • Punta Culebra Nature Center at STRI
  • Snorkel on beautiful Holandes Cayes
  • See Darién National Park rainforest
Starts / Ends:
Colon / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The San Blas Islands of Holandes Cayes, Panama City's Old Quarter, and the Darién National Park are highlights of Le Bellot's journey in Central America. Proceed to Fuente Amador and start your exploration of the Panama Canal. In Costa Rica, you may encounter sloths, the noisy howler …
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Miraflores Locks - Panama Canal
$269
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Panama Canal Partial Transit

½ Day Itinerary
  • Transit through Miraflores Locks
  • Learn the history of the canal
Activities:
Expedition Cruises, Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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Boats Moored to the Quay at Bridgetown Harbour
$4,370
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Barbados to Panama

15 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Explore Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Enjoy Grenada's unique aromas
  • Discover Dutch colonial Curacao
  • Transit the historic Panama Canal
Starts / Ends:
Bridgetown / Balboa
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Royal Clipper takes you to the seas for a stunning adventure packed with incredible experiences starting at the charming port town of Bridgetown, Barbados. Scour the streets of the UNESCO-listed cities of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, and Willemstad, Curaçao. Swim in the protected, …
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Explore beautiful Costa Rica
$1,560
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Costa Rica & Panama

Punta Arenas - Punta Arenas - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Enjoy Isla Tortugas
  • Discover diverse tropical ecosystem
  • Explore Coiba National Park
  • Visit Golfo de Chiriquí
Starts / Ends:
Puntarenas / Puntarenas
Activities:
Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day Central America adventure cruise departs from Punta Arenas to Puntarenas. The waters of San Jose Island are considered to be among the best deep-sea fishing grounds in the world due to their abundance of tropical game species. Then, spend a few days at sea exploring islands and …
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Gatun Lock of the Panama Canal
$4,370
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Panama to Antigua

15 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Transit the historic Panama Canal
  • Enjoy Grenada's unique aromas
  • Discover Dutch colonial Curacao
  • Swim in paradise in Bonaire
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Royal Clipper takes you to the seas for a stunning adventure packed with incredible experiences starting at the charming port town of Bridgetown, Barbados. Scour the streets of the UNESCO-listed cities of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, and Willemstad, Curaçao. Swim in the protected, …
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Enjoy a stroll along the docks at sunset
$9,500
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Latin America Sojourn; Costa Rica, Panama, Cartagena

Cartagena- Costa Rica - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Visit Coiba National Park
  • Explore that flora and fauna
  • Enjoy Tropical rainforest hikes
  • Discover amazing wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Cartagena / San Jose
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is an 11-dayLatin America Sojourn in Costa Rica, Panama, and Cartagena, which will let you explore the diverse places of Panama, Costa Rica, and Columbia by kayak, skiff, and guided hike. This journey will also take you to theUNESCO World Heritage Site of Cartagena,Panamá Canal, Isla …
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