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Location: Panama, Panama | Panama, Panama
Category: Day Trips & Excursions
Opportunity to explore the history of the 1914 Panama Canal
Chance to observe impressive engineering & locks in action
Cargo ships & vessels passing through the Miraflores Locks
Free time at 2 of Central America's largest shopping malls
Shopping & bargain-hunting for clothing, souvenirs & more
Guided tour of the Panama Canal
Stops at 2 shopping malls
Snacks, water, and soft drinks
Roundtrip transportation to and from select Panama beach hotels
Admire the impressive engineering work of the Panama Canal as you watch the 54-foot (16.5 m) tall Miraflores locks in action, shuttling cargo vessels in and out of the Pacific Ocean port of Balboa. Afterward, enjoy a shopping excursion to 2 of Central America's largest shopping malls.
Your full-day tour begins with a stop at Panama’s Miraflores locks to watch huge cargo ships navigate the Panama Canal, a 48-mile (77 km) manmade ship canal that connects the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the broader Atlantic. Watch as the gates of the lock open to let boats in, then close to either fill with or release water, raising or lowering the ships within to the height of the waters beyond. This incredible 1914 feat of engineering sees the passage of nearly 20,000 vessels per year.
Next, head to 2 of Central America’s largest and most popular shopping malls to hunt for bargains, use your discount voucher, and purchase any variety of items to bring back home.
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours
Know before you book:
Children 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.,
Hotel pickup is available from the Royal Decameron, Royalton Beach Resort, Playa Blanca Resort, Bristol Buenaventura, and the Sheraton Bijao.
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