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Panama Canal

Gatun Lakee, Panama City, Panama
+507 272-3165
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Operating since 1914 and considered one of the wonders of the world, this fifty-mile waterway transports ships by raising them from sea level to more than 85 feet via a series of gravity-powered locks.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“miraflores locks” (541 reviews)
“bucket list” (258 reviews)
“cruise ship” (280 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Gatun Lakee, Panama City, Panama
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"miraflores locks"
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"bucket list"
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"cruise ship"
in 280 reviews
"engineering marvel"
in 158 reviews
"partial transit"
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"huge ships"
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"pacific side"
in 114 reviews
"observation deck"
in 128 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 86 reviews
"ships passing"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 73 reviews
"miraflores visitor center"
in 71 reviews
"canal"
in 3,717 reviews
"museum"
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Reviewed yesterday

Visit the Amador Causeway. Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal. Ride the boat to experience transiting the Canal.

Thank Johnnie J
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cruise was outstanding. NCL ship Sun just out of dry dock has a far way to go to be a totally positive cruise.

Thank tabowersox
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Reviewed yesterday

The price f the tickets are different for foreigners, the ticket inlcudes the visit of Panama Canal museum, one video watching and the real experience of a ship being moved through the canal- in case you are there at the right time.

Thank Diana S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You got to see it to believe it...engineering at its best! The facility was very organised, informative and clean. Well suited for kids and there's a restaurant there too. A must see when in Panama

Thank CandaceandAngelo
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Reviewed yesterday

The trip to the canal was very interesting and we got to watch a vessel go through the locks.T he video we saw before viewing the locks was great. It was amazing how the build it so many years ago and how they made a...More

Thank mrsanp2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent trip and amazing view, recommend for kids and adults. Many restaurants around with good price and quality

Thank Rogelio M
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a good place to learn about Panamanian history and our nation's biggest accomplishment. Very educational.

Thank LakeRats507PTY
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Reviewed yesterday

The canal is well worth seeing but be prepared for the heat! Take lots of water with you and be prepared to wait to see a ship come in and leave through the canal. If you love history, this is well worth visiting.

Thank Shivana P
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Reviewed yesterday

You must go and watch how the canal locks work, the water lowers so the vessel (ships) can go thru and then it fills back up with water and waits for the next vessel. Its amazing

Thank Tina L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It would be a mistake to visit Panama City without a trip to the Panama Canal. The visit starts with a short video on the history of the canal. Then you are able to watch the canal at work as massive ships pass through. The...More

Thank CB N
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Mary J G
24 May 2018|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
Gray line tour boat. It was affordable and very informative. They picked us up at hotel, took us to the lake, boarded tour boat, went thru two sets of locks, under Bridge of the Americas, had lunch on the boat and exited... More
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sparky2040
13 February 2018|
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Response from Diane F |
You go through the first series of locks into Gatun Lake and then return by the same series of locks later in the same day to the ocean you came in on.
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Lynda123_chris
12 February 2018|
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Response from Hans N | Reviewed this property |
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