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Panama Canal Cruise from Bridgetown to Los Angeles aboard EXPLORA I ship

7.860€ 8.615€ 755€ off

About this cruise

Embark on a 26-day cruise adventure through the Panama Canal aboard the EXPLORA I ship. Departing from Bridgetown and heading towards Los Angeles, you`ll have the chance to visit beautiful destinations such as Barbados, Dominica, Curaçao, Aruba, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and the USA.

Cabin Prices

The cruise price at the top of the page (7.860€) is listed for the accommodation of one person in a double cabin. To get the total cabin cost, multiply this price by two. All subsequent prices are listed for the entire cabin and do not require additional multiplication.

All prices presented on this website are approximate and do not constitute a public offer. For precise price information, please contact the service provider.

Single Cabin Price

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
17/03/2024 - 13/04/2024 - - - 15.550€
18/03/2024 - 12/04/2024 - - - 14.790€

Double Cabin Price

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
17/03/2024 - 13/04/2024 - - - 17.230€
18/03/2024 - 12/04/2024 - - - 15.720€

Cabin Price for Two Adults with One Child

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
17/03/2024 - 13/04/2024 - - - 21.720€
18/03/2024 - 12/04/2024 - - - 19.460€

Cabin Price for Two Adults with Two Children

Cruise DateInterior CabinOcean View CabinBalcony CabinSuite
17/03/2024 - 13/04/2024 - - - 26.220€
18/03/2024 - 12/04/2024 - - - 23.190€

Cruise Route

Day 1: Bridgetown, Barbados. Departure time: 18:00. Bridgetown is the capital of the state of Barbados. The city, with a population of 6,700 inhabitants, is located on the south coast of the country. Tourists can find numerous shopping opportunities in the highly modern harbor area of the picturesque town, as well as an exciting nightlife. In Bridgetown, there is a historic synagogue that was built in 1627 shortly after the founding of the British colony by Brazilian Jews. The beaches of Dover, Rockley, and Needhams Point offer a wide range of water sports activities.

Day 2: Roseau, Dominica. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Roseau is the capital and economic and cultural center of the island of Dominica, which belongs to the Lesser Antilles. Located directly at the harbor is the Market House from 1810 and the lovingly restored Old Market, where souvenirs are sold today. Particularly worth seeing are the Anglican Church, the State House, once the seat of the governor, and the new parliament building from 1811. The Methodist Church, the Botanical Garden, and the Roman Catholic Cathedral are also worth a visit. From the Morne Bruce hill, which used to be an ideal defense post, one has a wonderful view over the capital and the bay. Dominica`s trademark are extinct volcanoes, vast tropical forests with hot sulfur springs, waterfalls, and dark blue lakes.

Day 3: Sea day.

Day 4: Willemstad, Curacao. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 23:00. Duration of port stay: 15 hours. Willemstad is the capital of Curaçao, the largest island of the ABC Islands and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. The city is divided into two parts by the harbor entrance, which are connected by the famous Emma Bridge. Worth seeing is the floating market with sailors and schooners from South America, who offer fish, vegetables, fruits, and even monkeys directly from the ship. Other attractions include Fort Amsterdam, built in the 17th century, the Curaçao Museum with old furniture, and the Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue from 1732, the oldest synagogue in the Western hemisphere. The Dutch colonial-style houses in the old town are also worth a visit. The bustling harbor city is worth a shopping spree, as numerous shops and shopping malls invite you to stroll and linger.

Day 5: Oranjestad, Aruba. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Oranjestad is the capital of Aruba, the smallest of the ABC Islands and closest to Venezuela. Oranjestad is a lively small city with many shopping galleries and restaurants. The new houses imitate the old colonial style in a somewhat flashy and colorful way, sometimes resembling a Caribbean Disneyland. Here you will find the beautiful Schooner Harbor, where a daily market takes place. The Zoutman Fort, the oldest building on the island, houses the Historical Museum. Every Tuesday, a mini-festival with music takes place in the courtyard, providing insight into the island`s culture. Also worth visiting are the Archaeological Museum, the Geological Museum, and the Numismatic Museum. Oranjestad is known for its good shopping opportunities, with the widest selection in Caya Betico Croes shopping street. Aruba is the most developed tourist destination. Passengers are attracted by the duty-free luxury items offered in Oranjestad, spend a day at the beach, or immerse themselves in the nightlife in one of the island`s many casinos. The main beach of the island, a beautiful 12-kilometer-long sandy beach lined with palm trees and upscale to luxury hotels, starts northwest of Oranjestad. Those who stay longer in Aruba should definitely explore the interior of the island and visit the enormous monoliths and ancient rock paintings of the indigenous people in the caves of Fontein and Canashito, as well as the rocks of Arikok and Ayo.

Day 6: Sea day.

Day 7: Cartagena, Colombia. Arrival time: 08:00. Cartagena was founded in 1533 by Pedro de Heredias, a Spaniard and companion of Columbus, as a military port. The old town and the port are therefore protected as historical monuments and have been part of the World Heritage since 1984. Due to the booming trade in gold from Peru, silver from Bolivia, and emeralds from Muzo, the city developed very quickly and splendidly. Today, mainly oil, coffee, and platinum are exported, and the city has established itself as one of the most beautiful colonial cities in South America. Attractions include the Gold Museum, the 16th/17th-century cathedral, and the "San Felipe de Barajas" fortress with a fantastic tunnel system.

Day 8: Cartagena, Colombia. Departure time: 20:00. Cartagena was founded in 1533 by Pedro de Heredias, a Spaniard and companion of Columbus, as a military port. The old town and the port are therefore protected as historical monuments and have been part of the World Heritage since 1984. Due to the booming trade in gold from Peru, silver from Bolivia, and emeralds from Muzo, the city developed very quickly and splendidly. Today, mainly oil, coffee, and platinum are exported, and the city has established itself as one of the most beautiful colonial cities in South America. Attractions include the Gold Museum, the 16th/17th-century cathedral, and the "San Felipe de Barajas" fortress with a fantastic tunnel system.

Day 9: Sea day.

Day 10: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica. Arrival time: 07:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. Puerto Limon is the port and capital city of the Limon province on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, and the main Atlantic port for the export of bananas and coffee. A multicultural atmosphere dominates the bustling center of the city. The Vargas Park is particularly worth seeing, where numerous banyan trees grow and three-toed sloths are often observed.

Day 11: Strong Amador (Panama), Panama. Arrival time: 20:00. Fuerte Amador is a Pacific island located before the entrance to the Panama Canal, which is also the gateway to Panama City. The former US Army base, which guarded the southern end of the Panama Canal, was handed over to Panama in 1999 and has since become a major tourist attraction. Nowadays, the military sights are particularly popular, as well as the legendary view of the Amador Strait. The many cozy restaurants and shops make this destination, where English pirates like Captain Cook and Henry Morgan once settled, something very special.

Day 12: Strong Amador (Panama), Panama. Departure time: 20:00. Fuerte Amador is a Pacific island located before the entrance to the Panama Canal, which is also the gateway to Panama City. The former US Army base, which guarded the southern end of the Panama Canal, was handed over to Panama in 1999 and has since become a major tourist attraction. Nowadays, the military sights are particularly popular, as well as the legendary view of the Amador Strait. The many cozy restaurants and shops make this destination, where English pirates like Captain Cook and Henry Morgan once settled, something very special.

Day 13: Sea day.

Day 14: Quepos, Costa Rica. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 18:00. Duration of port stay: 10 hours. The port city of Quepos is located in the Puntarenas Province on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Its name comes from the native people, the Quepo Indians. Today, Quepos is a thriving small town with a popular location. The town is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches as well as sport fishing. The waters are rich in species and offer abundant catches. Within the bustling pedestrian zone, numerous restaurants, bars, art galleries, and shops invite visitors to linger. Special emphasis is placed on ecotourism in the adjacent Manuel Antonio National Park. Here, visitors can get to know the region in various ways.

Day 15: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. In the idyllic town on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, approximately 17,000 people live. In addition to many visitors from all over the world, San Juan del Sur and the coastal area are also very popular among the locals. The excellent weather conditions for surfers and the impressive white beaches are particularly attractive reasons to visit the fishing village. From a statue of Jesus, located on a hill of the town, one has an impressive view over the crescent-shaped bay of San Juan del Sur.

Day 16: Sea day.

Day 17: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala. Arrival time: 08:00. Departure time: 17:00. Duration of port stay: 9 hours. The Pacific port of Puerto Quetzal is located about 2 hours south of the capital city of Guatemala City and is named after the Quetzal bird, the national bird of the Central American country. The place is the starting point for excursions inland, following the footsteps of the Mayans and into the tropical rainforest.

Day 18 - 19: Sea day.

Day 20: Puerto Vallarta (Jalisco), Mexico. Arrival time: 07:00. Departure time: 14:00. Duration of port stay: 7 hours. This romantic city on the Mexican Riviera with its palm-lined beaches and jungle-like vegetation offers pure relaxation. Long beaches extend to the north of the city, while dreamy coves in the south invite you to swim, snorkel, and dive. Even Liz Taylor settled here because of the tranquility and the special beauty of the landscape.

Day 21: Cabo San Lucas (Lower California), Mexico. Arrival time: 09:00. Departure time: 20:00. Duration of port stay: 11 hours. The city of Cabo San Lucas crowns the southern tip of the Mexican peninsula Baja California. The area around the town has the most beautiful beaches in Mexico, which can be fully enjoyed due to the 360 sunny days per year. Due to the collision of the colder Pacific water with the warmer water of the Gulf of California, it is never too cold in winter and never too hot in summer. The absolute highlight is the city`s landmark, the rock formation El Arco, which disappears into the water at high tide.

Day 22: Sea day.

Day 23: San Diego (California), USA. Arrival time: 17:00. San Diego, the second largest city in California located in the very south of the country, is characterized by Spanish, Mexican, and American culture. The year-round consistently warm and sunny climate adds to the attractiveness of this palm-fringed trendy city. Matching the weather, the greater San Diego area offers a total of 112 km of beach. Mission Bay provides ample opportunities for fishing, sailing, motorboating, surfing, and swimming. Additionally, San Diego is surrounded by a beautiful landscape with mountains and large fruit and vegetable plantations. Attractions include: Old Town, San Diego Zoo, the upscale suburb of La Jolla, the Maritime Museum, Balboa Park, the Museum of Art, and the Science Center.

Day 24: San Diego (California), USA. Departure time: 17:00. San Diego, the second largest city in California located in the very south of the country, is characterized by Spanish, Mexican, and American culture. The year-round consistently warm and sunny climate adds to the attractiveness of this palm-fringed trendy city. Matching the weather, the greater San Diego area offers a total of 112 km of beach. Mission Bay provides ample opportunities for fishing, sailing, motorboating, surfing, and swimming. Additionally, San Diego is surrounded by a beautiful landscape with mountains and large fruit and vegetable plantations. Attractions include: Old Town, San Diego Zoo, the upscale suburb of La Jolla, the Maritime Museum, Balboa Park, the Museum of Art, and the Science Center.

Day 25: Los Angeles (California), USA. Arrival time: 08:00. Los Angeles, the largest city in California, is located on the West Coast of the USA on the Pacific Ocean. The metropolis is best known for its film industry, centered in the Hollywood district. The Universal Studios offer insights into the world of film. With its direct location on the coast, the beach resorts of Venice Beach, Malibu, and Santa Monica offer kilometers of sandy beaches. Each of these coastal areas is used in its own way by both tourists and locals. Santa Monica is especially known for its entertaining pier, while Venice Beach invites strolling and sports. Los Angeles offers a wide range of activities for every taste. As the entertainment capital, Los Angeles has long made a name for itself. With over 300 museums, the second-largest city in the USA can also compete culturally. The impressive Walt Disney Concert Hall is also worth seeing, housing the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. For relaxation, the largest city park in California, Griffith Park, invites you. At the same time, it offers a breathtaking view of the Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles skyline.

Day 26: Los Angeles (California), USA. Los Angeles, the largest city in California, is located on the West Coast of the USA on the Pacific Ocean. The metropolis is best known for its film industry, centered in the Hollywood district. The Universal Studios offer insights into the world of film. With its direct location on the coast, the beach resorts of Venice Beach, Malibu, and Santa Monica offer kilometers of sandy beaches. Each of these coastal areas is used in its own way by both tourists and locals. Santa Monica is especially known for its entertaining pier, while Venice Beach invites strolling and sports. Los Angeles offers a wide range of activities for every taste. As the entertainment capital, Los Angeles has long made a name for itself. With over 300 museums, the second-largest city in the USA can also compete culturally. The impressive Walt Disney Concert Hall is also worth seeing, housing the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. For relaxation, the largest city park in California, Griffith Park, invites you. At the same time, it offers a breathtaking view of the Hollywood sign and the Los Angeles skyline.