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It cost our cruise ship $385,000 to transverse the three locks to enter Gatun Lake (and return) in 2018. Even with the new locks, fewer ships use it.
The Canal is very busy. It appears to be in need of some maintenance although the moving...More
It took about an hour to get to the canal. Once there, I was concerned with the crowd on the ferry boat. It turned out to be very manageable. We went through 3 locks and they were amazing. The other SHIPS were tremendous. I am...More
Best way to view the Gatun Locks is via cruise ship. These are the only way 'down' to the Caribbean if coming from the Pacific is through these Locks and they are very similar to the Milaflores Locks, except these locks take all sizes. A...More
We experienced the journey through these locks while on a cruise last year .
It was the highlight of our trip. We got up at 6 am to see the ship pass underneath the trans American highway bridge . Very hot and humid here. Lots...More
Anyone who travels always has the Panama Canal on their bucket list. I think the idea is more significant than the act. The surrounding landscape is beautiful and ugly. The process of moving a cruise ship is fascinating but the views are limited. So, it...More
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Some cruise lines offer trips on the lake, it depends on how long the ship is to remain in the lake before going back out. We originally had a tour scheduled but since the ship was only going to be there for a couple of... More
Some cruise lines offer trips on the lake, it depends on how long the ship is to remain in the lake before going back out. We originally had a tour scheduled but since the ship was only going to be there for a couple of hours it was cancelled. Need to check with the cruise line on the timing in the lake and it could change the day before or the day of which makes for contracting with someone other than the cruise line tough.