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Fall 2015: Explore the Mediterranean & Atlantic

Fall 2015

Explore the Mediterranean & Atlantic

Panama Canal Transit

Panama Canal Transit

Dec 4 - Dec 4

Cross another item off your bucket list as you transit through the Panama Canal. Completed in 1914, the 52 mile-long canal is one of the world’s greatest feats in engineering, providing passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Get an up-close look at the gargantuan locks as you coast through the canal that recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary and is undergoing a massive expansion project.

Quick Facts
  • Locks: 3 locks up, 3 down per transit; all two lanes (2 lanes of locks; locks built in three sites)
  • Status: Open, extension in process
  • Navigation Authority: Panama Canal Authority
  • Date of First Use: August 15, 1914