Experience the Epic Marvel of the Panama Canal

  • Convenient 11-day roundtrip itineraries from Ft. Lauderdale that offer a partial transit of the Gatun Locks.
  • A variety of 14- to 20-day itineraries that transit through all three sets of locks, with visits to fascinating ports on the Atlantic and Pacific sides.
  • Signature 2-Day Canal Experiences, a full transit with an additional full day in Fuerte Amador to explore even more.
  • Coral Princess® and Island Princess® cruise ships were designed to sail the canal, each with more than 700 balcony staterooms.

Map of Panama Canal

Map of Panama Canal

Take a journey through history and experience the Panama Canal with Princess.

Map of Panama Canal

Sailing through the Panama Canal

Panama Canal History

From Balboa’s historic 1513 crossing of the Isthmus of Panama to the epic effort to build the Canal and right up to today, the Canal continues to have a profound impact on world travel and trade.

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Panama Canal Cruise Vacations

Princess Cruises offers three distinct ways to experience the Panama Canal, with departures from both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as well as voyages featuring Princess Signature 2-Day Canal Experiences.

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Why Cruise the Panama Canal?

An undisputed travel bucket list destination, the Panama Canal holds both historical and international significance.  It’s nearly impossible to grasp its enormity and the amount of work that went into its construction without passing through the canal locks.

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