Panama Canal Partial Transit


  • Duration 4-6 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum 2 persons

Note: Complete Panama Canal Transits are also available, but only certain days of the month.


  • Pick up/drop off at hotel
  • A/C Transportation
  • English speaking narrator on board of the ship
  • Traditional Panamanian lunch

What to Expect

Navigate through the Panama Canal locks and the man made “Culebra cut”, which runs through the Continental Divide of the Americas, up to man-made Lake Gatun.  See the Canal in full operation while we share with you the history, engineering, economics and future of this important waterway.


Tour Description

This morning a Dynamo Travel Agent will meet you in at the lobby of your hotel to take you to the marina from where your adventure will start.

During this unique experience, you will be part of the day’s live action on the Panama Canal, as you navigate through the locks to the height of man-made lake Gatun, located 26 meters above sea level and through the majestic gap that was made in the Continental Divide of the Americas, to unite both oceans and create this important commercial waterway. 

The narrator will take you through the history, construction, politics and future of the Panama Canal, as you witness the operation of this engineering feat from beginning of the 20th Century.

During lunch time, you will have a chance to try some of Panama’s traditional cuisine.


Tour Highlights

  • First hand action in the Panama Canal
  • Learn interesting facts about the Canal
  • The Canal expansion project
  • A taste of Panamanian cuisine

What to bring:

  • Light clothes
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Backpack
  • Raingear