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Oosterdam Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 27

Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
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18 Night Panama Canal (San Diego To Ft. Lauderdale)

Sail date: January 18, 2020

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6035

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

especially enjoyed the canal crossing. suggest more description by the tour guides.


4 out of 5
Instructions not clear and invalid due to a parade that interferred with the boarding. Cruise line sent out instructons and then did not follow what they said.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Dining room excellent. Buffet needs updating, both facility and menu.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
not much


2 out of 5
not very good entertainment

Children's Programs

no children on board

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
very good mostly

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
this ship needs an upgrade and refurbish

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
ok but needs repairs and updates

Ship tip

check first to see when last updated

Ports of call

San Diego, California

5 out of 5

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

4 out of 5

Manzanillo, Mexico

4 out of 5

Huatulco, Mexico

3 out of 5

Puerto Chiapas (Tapachula), Mexico

3 out of 5

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

4 out of 5

Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua

3 out of 5

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

3 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port


4 out of 5
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