Panama Canal Engineering Marvel

Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Island Princess

14 Night Panama Canal Westbound (Ft. Lauderdale To Los Angeles)

Sail date: January 09, 2013

Ship: Island Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: A614

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Going through the locks is a great sight. To gave more fun start at the top of the ship and walk to the lower decks as you go through the lock. The view of the internal lock wall is seriously interesting.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Exquisite dining

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Indoor pool was great on the hot days


5 out of 5
Great shows

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Extensive variety of activiites

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Could not fault the service

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Extremely well maintained

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
More than enough room for the three of us

Ship tip

Check the children into kid’s club online before boarding. Take their passport to register as soon as you get on board so you can lock it in the safe for the rest of the cruise.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

5 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 Pedro (Los Angeles), California

4 out of 5


5 out of 5
Really efficient
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