Port reviews and tips for 7 Night Costa Rica & Panama Canal (Puerto Caldera To Colon) on 2016-12-09.
Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica Departs at 6:00pm - Dec 09, 2016
"Punta Arenas Take the Pacific Rain Forest Aerial Train & the Jungle Cruise on Tarcoles River to see many birds, crocodiles and other wildlife. Take a gondola and see giant trees, waterfalls & gardens. Walk a trail through a forest." - glomarrone
"Sarchi cart factory is very unique for anyone interested in water powered pulley which run the many wood working tools." - margaretmerrill
"Take a shore excursion here as it is quite a run down place. We visited the Central Valley where all the coffee plantations are and the scenery changes to one that is very lush and green -coffee plantation tour was very interesting. Also visited village where the vibrantly decorated oxcarts are made" - Cruiser57038601
Panama Canal Transit Arrives at 5:00pm - Dec 15, 2016, Departs at 11:59pm - Dec 15, 2016
"It's the canal - modern wonder of the world - bucket list item for all engineers!" - KNewville
"Hard to watch from bow - crowds formed early. But views from side were good, and watching ship in next lane showed all of the locks, trains and activity that was happening to our ship as well." - Cruisefan2017
"We got up at 5 am before sunrise to see the canal workers dropped off on our ship and we had an expert narrate the entire transit which took about 12 hours. It was really fun to go through the canal in the daytime." - cat55
"Going through the canal in a small boat is worth the cost of the excursion. It gives you a completely different perspective than the transit on the cruise ship." - MDNana
"went to a flea market and a mall in a taxi. My companion wanted a Panama hat so the Taxi driver took us to a small flea market that had prices that were a fraction of the mall prices. We shared the taxi with another couple." - barrakt
"Port strange, however if you can get out of Colon to rainforest or old fort it is worth it. If staying in Panama City the train from Panama City to Colon is worth the early morning." - rep612
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