Reach the Pacific Ocean on an unforgettable 15-day voyage taking you through the Panama Canal. Stop in Willemstad, Curacao, to explore the aquamarine waters of the island’s numerous beaches and dive along the stunning coral reefs and hidden caverns. In Santa Marta, Colombia, explore the Ciudad Perdida, or “Lost City,” believed to have been founded 650 years before Peru’s Machu Picchu. Then make your way through the many locks of the Panama Canal, considered one of the most important feats of civil engineering in the world. And as you make your way up the Atlantic coast, experience sun, fun and sand in Harvest Caye, our premier resort-style destination in Belize. Cool off with a drink at the swim-up bar or snorkel the second-largest barrier reef in the world.

Package Includes
  • Airfare to New York and return from Miami
  • 15 night cruise aboard Norwegian Dawn
  • Round trip transfers from airport to pier and pier to airport

November 8, 2019 Vancouver
Inside $2099
Oceanview Obstructed $2399
Balcony $3199
Mini Suite $3499
Taxes & Fees $898
Victoria, Kelowna, Comox add from $300 more
Calgary, Edmonton add from $200 more

Please call to inquire for flights from other departure cities.

 

15-Day Panama Canal from New York
Nov 09 – 24, 2019
Day Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Sat New York, New York (EMBARK) 5:00 pm
New York, New York
Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park.
Sun At Sea
Mon At Sea
Tue At Sea
Wed Willemstad, Curacao 12:00 pm 8:00 pm
Willemstad, Curacao
Walk around this quaint harbour town and you’ll think you’ve travelled back in time to Old Amsterdam. Admire the colourful Dutch architecture and take advantage of the excellent shopping. Relax on 17-century veranda with a drink made with the famous Curacao liqueur.
Thu Oranjestad, Aruba 8:00 am 6:00 pm
Oranjestad, Aruba
Incredibly white sands and cobalt blue seas make the small island of Aruba a popular destination. In the bustling freeport town of Oranjestad, sherbet-coloured Dutch colonial buildings, draped in bougainvillea, oleander and hibiscus are simply picturesque. Small, but informative museums relate the island’s history.
Fri Santa Marta, Colombia 8:00 am 4:00 pm
Santa Marta, Colombia
Admire the stunning bays of Santa Marta and popular beaches. Explore the ancient cultures of the Taironas who occupied the land thousands of years ago. Stroll over to the Cathedral and admire its beautiful architecture and learn about its history.
Sat Cartagena, Colombia 7:00 am 2:00 pm
Cartagena, Colombia
The old walled city of Cartagena reflects a turbulent history of conquistadors and pirates. Climb “las murallas” for an unforgettable view of the harbour. Shop for emeralds and leather goods along the cobblestone streets of this enchanting city.
Sun Panama Canal/Gatun Lake, Panama 5:00 am 3:00 pm
Panama Canal/Gatun Lake, Panama
When you book an overland journey on your partial transit of the Panama Canal, you’ll really travel like the jetsetters do as you sail through the Caribbean entrance of this maritime marvel. Once we arrive at Gatun Lake, booked shore excursion guests can disembark for an unforgettable adventure that not only promises beautiful scenery and wonderful photo ops, but an exciting jaunt to Colón, where guests will resume their cruise back aboard the ship. How’s that for excitement? Please note, only booked shore excursion guests can disembark at Gatun Lake. But everyone is welcome to explore at our port-of-call in Colón.
Colon, Panama 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Colon, Panama
Sail into the Caribbean seaport of Colón and grab a good spot on deck so you can take in the view. What a picture it is. Behold the Atlantic Ocean entrance to the famous Panama Canal. Born from a desire to get to California (and its Gold Rush) as fast as possible, this industrious town was the last stop on the 19th century Panama Railroad. It’s now home to Canal Zones, U.S. military bases and of course, beauty.
Mon Puerto Limon, Costa Rica 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Puerto Limón is known for its multi-cultural community and a festive annual carnaval celebration. In recent years the area has become even better known as must-see stop for eco-tourists. The region’s unique geography and neo-tropical climate combined with abundant rainforests make for one of the most naturally diverse “biospheres” in the world. And you can take advantage of national parks and reserves in all directions from Limón. Pay close attention when you dock as many guests have reported seeing peaceful sloths lumbering in the trees right in port!
Tue At Sea
Wed Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Beautiful and unspoiled, Roatan is a peaceful, eco-tourist’s dream, just 30 miles off the coast of Honduras. Teeming with marine life and home to some of the best pillar coral in the Caribbean, the pristine Honduran Reef is a diver’s paradise. And the beauty of Tabyana Beach is always a sight to see.
Thu Harvest Caye, Belize 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Harvest Caye, Belize
Belize is ideal for eco-tourism. With diverse ecology consisting of jungles, rainforests, swamps, coral reefs and so on, you will find solace and adventure in Harvest Caye’s stunning landscape.
Fri Costa Maya, Mexico 8:00 am 4:00 pm
Costa Maya, Mexico
This coastal paradise in the Yucatan features stunning beaches with soft sand and blue skies. Travel to see ancient Mayan ruins in this region rich with archaeological sites. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.)
Sat At Sea
Sun Tampa, Florida (DISEMBARK) 8:00 am
Tampa, Florida
Tampa, nicknamed “The Big Guava”, is so much more than merely home to Busch Gardens (one of the most popular theme parks in Florida). The Ybor City district is alive with history, shopping and fine dining. The Tampa Museum of Art and the Museum of Science and Industry are also must-sees.

Please Note:

  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.

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