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Explore Panama on a small ship cruise with Adventure Life. We work with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Panama Canal, Colon, San Blas Islands, Balboa, and Isla Coiba, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to visiting Panama 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 small ship cruises to Panama start at $2,290 for a trip of 8 to 99 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream small ship cruise to Panama and our team of Panama travel experts will help you make it a reality.  
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Playa Manuel Antonio
$2,290
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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 in:
Puerto Caldera / Colon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, 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
$5,845
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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 Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, 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
$348
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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
$2,290
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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 in:
Colon / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Keel-billed Toucan
$5,530
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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 in:
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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Boats Moored to the Quay at Bridgetown Harbour
$4,300
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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 in:
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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Road along coastline of Valparaiso
$6,490
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Expedition Cruise from Chile to Costa Rica

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Admire historic Coquimbo
  • Marvel at the Atacama desert
  • See the ruins of Chan Chan
  • Look for incredible wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Valparaiso / Golfito
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Ocean Victoryfor this 17-day cruise up the Pacific coast of South America, from Chile to Costa Rica.Experience the natural beauty and learn about the history of the cities of South America's Pacific coast on this expedition cruise from Valparaiso, Chile to Puntarenas, Costa Rica aboard …
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Gatun Lock of the Panama Canal
$4,300
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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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Colorful harbor of Bonaire
$9,680
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Philipsburg to Puntarenas

16 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud Spirit
  • View a tropical paradise Grenada
  • Immerse in traditions and culture
  • Transit the famous Panama Canal
  • Explore spectacular Costa Rica
Starts/ Ends in:
Philipsburg / Quepos
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Fall in love with the crystal waters of the Caribbean, Panama and Costa Rica on this 16-day cruise aboard the Sea Cloud Spirit. Begin your exciting journey in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Enjoy the tropical scenery of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the Carribean. Explore the colonial center …
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Explore Panama
$4,530
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Between the Caribbean and the Maya

Cozumel - Colón - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Visit Mayan sites in Belize
  • Swim and snorkel in the Caribbean
  • Meet the Kuna people of Panama
  • Relax on beaches and explore ruins
Starts/ Ends in:
Cozumel / Colon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Bellot on this 10-day cruise and explore highlights of the Caribbean and Maya sites. Embark from Cozumel, Mexico, and cruise toward Colón, Panama, with plenty of stops for exploration along the way. Explore ancient Mayan ruins in Belize and Guatemala, swim and snorkel in the warm …
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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$192,598
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142-Day Extraordinary Discoveries

142 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Sojourn
  • See Fiji's islands
  • Swim and snorkel in Vanuatu
  • Enjoy Sydney's landmarks
  • Know batik fabric decoration
Starts/ Ends in:
Miami / Barcelona
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
More than 60 ports in 32 countries are visited on this 142-day journey from Miami to Barcelona. Overnight stays in 10 cities and late-night stays in 16 ports are included in the voyage, allowing visitors to spend more time in each location. In addition to crossing two oceans, the Seabourn Sojourn …
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