Once-in-a-lifetime cruise through the Panama Canal

Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Island Princess

15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean Westbound (Ft. Lauderdale To San Francisco)

Sail date: November 20, 2018

Ship: Island Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: B730

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Took a full ship tour for the $150 price, absolutely worth it. All staff were marvelous, every one. Shore excursions excellent, well worth the $ Panama Canal itself was a wonder to behold and experience. Bill Fall, the lecturer was terrific. Food very good


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Take a sweater ashore to avoid getting sick on air-conditioned buses

Ports of call

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5

Fuerte Amador, Panama

5 out of 5

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

5 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

4 out of 5


4 out of 5
It was raining. We waited 20 minutes for a taxi home. Why didn't the taxis know about the schuduled and on-time arrival of our ship? It was a bit chaotic in the after-disembarkation process, and needn't have been, with proper communication with the taxi companies.
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