Panama Canal Cruises. The Panama Canal offers a special vacation experience you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Cruise to the Panama Canal for marvels, majestic creatures and magnificent native cultures. Experience the thrill of your cruise ship being lifted and lowered 170 feet by the man-made canal’s famous locks,...What cruise ship goes to the Panama Canal?
The Island Princess cruises to Aruba and Colombia on its way to Panama. When it reaches the Panama Canal, the ship goes as far as the Gatun Locks and docks in Gatun Lake, where passengers can tender off the ship and take shore excursions.How much did Panama Canal cost?
The Panama Canal cost Americans around $375,000,000, including the $10,000,000 paid to Panama and the $40,000,000 paid to the French company. It was the single most expensive construction project in United States history to that time.