Panama Canal In Brief

Panama Canal In Brief

panama canal in brief

Panama Canal History in Brief

The Panama Canal is 48 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international shipping. Built from 1904 to 1914, its annual ship traffic has risen from about 1,000 per year in the Canal's early days to 15,000 vessels in 2012.

Add a Panama Canal Shore Excursion

Your Panama Canal cruise will, undoubtedly, be an enlightening and rewarding experience. Make your Panama Canal cruise experience even richer with a Panama Canal shore excursion. Discover the rare beauty of a rainforest canopy aboard an aerial tram or ride the tracks of the first trans-continental railroad. Numerous exciting possibilities exist when you decide to journey ashore.

Panama Canal Honeymoon Cruises - The Views are Spectacular!

Take it all in! Stand face-to-face with the grandeur of the Panama Canal from aboard your luxury cruise ship. Whether you cross from Atlantic to Pacific or vice-versa, you'll encounter the experience of a lifetime that most can only drem of.

Panama Canal Transit - Panama Canal - Connecting Two Worlds

When your ship enters the canal, it will rise 85 feet in one of the legendary Gatún Locks. As you cross the Continental Divide - a journey that took mariners of long ago years to complete - a new world of wonder and amazement awaits you on the other side.