Panama Canal Journey on Holland America Line

21-Night Panama Canal Adventure

Starting on October 2nd, 2021, Nieuw Amsterdam will embark on a new 21-day Panama Canal sailing from Seattle, WA to Fort Lauderdale, FL. Guests will also have the option to embark in San Diego, CA on October 6th, 2021. Cruise through the famed-series of locks that changed the course of history with a marvel of modern engineering. Secure a spot at the bow as your traverse the locks, then listen as your Canal historians expound on the history, culture and wildlife of the region.

Make it happen in 2022! We selected this spectacular 21-day journey this fall beginning in Seattle, Washington and visiting Santa Barbara, CA; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Fuerte Amador, Panama; Cruising the Panama Canal; Oranjestad, Aruba; Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos; and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas before ending in Ft. Lauderdale. Book now for the best pricing and stateroom selection!
Have It All Package: Receive Up to three Shore Excursions, Drink Package, Specialty Dining, and Free Wi-Fi for 50% off.
Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam
Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Sail Date: October 2, 2021
From/To: Seattle to Ft. Lauderdale
Length: 21-Days
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It’s impossible to fathom the sheer scale and ingenuity of the Panama Canal until you pass through it yourself. It’s an experience that should be at the top of every traveler’s “Must See” list and one that Holland America Line perfects.

Discover the best of the Panama Canal and Central America’s verdant jungles, colonial cities and Maya
ruins on a Holland America Line cruise. Thanks to their exclusive Explorations Central® destination programming, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the places you visit with local cultural insights, insider travel tips, cooking demonstrations, unique shore excursions and more.

Only Holland America Line has a dedicated Culinary Council® of seven world-renowned chefs — plus experts in wine and spirits — who guide our onboard dining experiences. On board, chefs serve up favorites from across Central America and the Caribbean in our exceptional Dining Room and specialty restaurants. On culinary shore excursions in partnership with FOOD & WINE®, you can learn to make Costa Rican specialties in a private eco-reserve or taste mezcals and chocolates in Mexico.

A great cruise deserves a great soundtrack with the best in live music, and only Holland America Line gives you so many irresistible sounds to choose from. There’s music for every taste at Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club, Billboard Onboard, Rolling Stone Rock Room and more. No matter what you choose, memorable performances from world-class musicians fill your journey with an unforgettable rhythm all its own.

Known for their sophisticated style, spacious public areas and wraparound decks, our perfectly sized ships always have a sunny corner that you can call your own. Each Holland America Line cruise also features gracious, friendly service from a crew whose goal is to always be available but never in the way. Their genuine warmth and personalized attention earn rave reviews that turn first-time guests into loyal Mariners.

Date Day Port Arrive Depart
Oct. 2, 2021 Sat. Seattle, Washington 5:00pm
Oct. 3-4 Sun. – Mon. At Sea
Oct. 5 Tues. Santa Barbara, California 8:00am 5:00pm
Oct. 6 Wed. San Diego, California 7:00am 5:00pm
Oct. 7-8 Thurs. – Fri. At Sea
Oct. 9 Sat. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 8:00am 5:00pm
Oct. 10 Sun. At Sea
Oct. 11 Mon. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2:00pm 11:00pm
Oct. 12-15 Tues. – Fri. At Sea
Oct. 16 Sat. Fuerte Amador, Panama 9:00am 8:00pm
Oct. 17 Sun. Enter Panama Canal Balboa, Cruise Panama Canal, Exit Panama Canal Cristobal
Oct. 18 Mon. At Sea 1:00pm 11:00pm
Oct. 19 Tues. Oranjestad, Aruba 8:00am 7:00pm
Oct. 20 Wed. At Sea
Oct. 21 Thurs. Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos 7:00am 3:00pm
Oct. 22 Fri. Half Moon Cay, Bahamas 8:00am 3:00pm
Oct. 23 Sat. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 7:00am

The second of their Signature-class ships, Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates historic New York City with its inspired design and an art collection valued at more than $3 million. While on board enjoy regional cooking demonstrations and food and wine tastings with EXC Port to Table programming. Dine in your choice of specialty restaurants. Or rejuvenate in the Greenhouse Spa & Salon.

Prices are per person based on double occupancy, availability and subject to change without notice. Taxes, fees and port expenses are additional at approximately $575per person. Other restrictions may apply. Ship’s registry: Netherlands