Panama Canal Explorer
16 Night Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 BONUS Value
Deal Code: MC-75589
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- 16 Night Cruise
- Return Flights
- All Onboard Meals
- Activities & Entertainment Onboard
- Port Charges & Taxes Included
Exclusive Bonus Value
- 1 BONUS Night in Miami
- 1 BONUS Night in Los Angeles
- BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Holiday Savings
- 16 Night Panama Canal cruise onboard Norwegian Joy in an Inside Cabin
- Economy Class flights to Miami, returning from Los Angeles including checked luggage
- All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues, & selected non-alcoholic beverages
- A wide range of onboard activities, & entertainment
- All port taxes & charges included
- BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Holiday Savings
- BONUS 1 Night, pre-cruise accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Miami
- BONUS 1 Night, post-cruise accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Los Angeles
General Sail Date Information
Set Sail on Friday, November 08, 2019.
*Surcharges may apply
Day 1: Miami (Florida), United States of America
Welcome to Miami! The Cuban influence of this city is evident through the many cafes and cigar shops situated in Little Havana. Spend a few hours down at the famous South Beach, explore the colourful art deco architecture, restaurants and invigorating nightclubs.Day 2: Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas
The small island in the Bahamas is home to pristine beaches, impeccable water and more palm trees than you could poke a stick at.Day 3-4: At Sea
Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.Day 5: Cartagena, Colombia
Welcome to Colombia! Cartagena is a centuries-old colonial walled town with a fascinating history of explorers, invasions and pirates. A mix of charming cobbled streets and open-air cafes in the old town, typical South American chaos in the outer-town and modern, luxurious restaurants along the Bocagrande – Cartagena’s fashionable beach-front district.Day 6: Panama Canal, Panama
Known as the world’s biggest short cut, the Panama Canal joins the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Started by the French and completed by the USA on Panama’s land, the 48-mile canal was opened just over 100 years ago in 1914. Since then over 1-million ships have used the short cut. On your journey through the canal you will be able to see how the series of locks slowly elevate the ship up through the canal and back down again on the other side.Day 7: At Sea
Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.Day 8: Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera), Costa Rica
Puntarenas in Costa Rica is our next stop, well-known for its fantastic rainforest, volcano and coffee plantation tours! The wildlife and natural scenery in Costa Rica is outstanding, keep an eye out for butterflies, birds and monkeys to name a few!Day 9: At Sea
Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.Day 10: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
There are various tours available that take passengers to La Antigua, Auto Safari Chapin zoo, La Reunion world-class golf resort, and other various tour packages are offered specially created for cruise passengers. At the port, there is a market selling lots of crafts and souvenir items for those who choose not to take any tours inland. There is also several bars, hammocks to relax in, a restaurant, and performances from Marimba bands. The nearest town, San Jose, is about a mile away.Day 11-12: At Sea
Fall in love with this coastal Mexican resort town with plenty of allure. Mazatlán combines sun and beach with the architectural richness of its historic downtown featuring neoclassical and French Baroque finishes.Day 14: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Welcome to the resort locale of Puerto Vallarta. Famed for it’s incredible beaches, vibrant nightlife and water sports. The cobblestone streets are home to boutique restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs and the elaborate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church.Day 15: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Welcome to Cabo! There are plenty of shore excursions to choose from including whale watching, snorkelling, fishing and jet skiing. If you would prefer to entertain yourself head to Playa El Medano, Cabo’s main beach and enjoy lunch while doing a bit of celeb spotting. Or perhaps venture to the very end of the Baja peninsula to Lovers Beach and ‘El Arco’, Cabo’s iconic natural arch.Day 16: At Sea
There is so much to do in Los Angeles you won’t know where to start! Catch a few rays on Venice Beach, shop until you drop on Rodeo Drive, or study the stars at the Griffith Observatory. Check out the film studio schedules before you go and become part of the audience to watch your favourite TV show being filmed live!
Norwegian Bliss’ sister ship, Norwegian Joy! Cruise Alaska, the Mexican Riviera and Panama Canal from Miami and Los Angeles in complete style. Reap total happiness aboard this majestic vessel as thrill-seekers rejoice with a 2-level race track and a virtual world in the Galaxy Pavilion while those looking to relax are pampered in extravagance in the brand-new, first-rate Concierge Accommodation. Animal-lovers can make friends with the pod of whales playing alongside the ship, and those after a killer view will love The Waterfront dining promenade! True to its name, the Norwegian Joy is the place of ultimate delight.
Travel based on sail date, November 08, 2019.
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Accommodation is subject to change and availability. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
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