Panama Canal to the Caribbean

This 14-night tall ship sailing holiday includes a transit of the magnificent Panama Canal, visits the historic town of Cartagena and explores the stunning islands of the Caribbean

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14 nights from £2461pp

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Join Star Flyer for an exciting transit of the Panama Canal and a grand tour of the Caribbean islands.

Enjoy a thrilling transit of the Panama Canal before sailing to the remote San Blas Islands. Visit the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cartagena, stroll along the palm-lined streets of Oranjestad, Aruba's capital, and admire the magnificent colonial Dutch architecture in Willemstad.

There is time to relax on the 'barefoot' island of Jost Van Dyke before mooring in the stunning bay at Soper’s Hole. Massive boulders are strewn along the sandy beach at Virgin Gorda’s famous 'Baths' and luxury yachts line the harbour in Gustavia, capital of glamorous St Barts.

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Panama Canal to the Caribbean Itinerary

Day 1 - Balboa (Panama)

Embark Star Flyer in Panama.

Day 2 - Panama Canal Transit

The transit of the Panama Canal is a thrilling experience. Stay on deck and watch as your ship navigates the mighty canal.

Day 3 - San Blas Islands

These remote coral atolls are home to an independent people who value their communal culture and artistic heritage. The reefs around the archipelago offer fantastic diving and snorkelling opportunities.

Day 4 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 5 - Cartagena (Colombia)

Cartagena is a UNESCO World Heritage site with a superb collection of colonial buildings. Highlights include the old walled city, the 17th-century fortresses, the Palacio de la Inquisicion and the dungeons of Las Bevedas.

Days 6-7 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 8 - Oranjestad (Aruba)

Aruba's charming capital is easy to explore on foot, with palm-lined streets and brightly-painted Dutch colonial buildings. Aruba's stunning beaches are ideal for relaxing, or try out the amazing diving opportunities.

Day 9 - Willemstad (Curacao)

Willemstad is home to 17th and 18th-century colonial Dutch architecture. Explore the island's elegant plantation houses, lovely beaches and numerous forts, including Fort Nassau, built in 1797 and now an international restaurant. The floating market in St Anna Bay sells mangos and papayas.

Days 10-11 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 12 - White Bay, Jost Van Dyke (British Virgin Islands) - Sopers Hole

Tiny Jost Van Dyke has some of the best and least crowded beaches in the Caribbean and a relaxed atmosphere. Later, moor at the yachting centre of Soper's Hole which is set in a stunning bay.

Day 13 - Gorda Sound, Virgin Gorda

Virgin Gorda was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, and is noted for its tranquil bays, sheltered beaches and indigenous plant-lined walking trails. Perhaps hike to the island’s highest point, Gorda Peak, for panoramic views of the surrounding islands.

Day 14 - Gustavia (St Barts)

St Barts was once a trade port where booty from sea raids was stored or sold. Now it is home to luxury yachts owned by the world's wealthiest, and the stunning capital of Gustavia has upmarket boutiques and good French restaurants.

Day 15 - St Maarten

Disembark Star Flyer in St Maarten.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 14-night full board accommodation on Star Flyer in chosen cabin category

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - please contact us for a quote
  • Port Charges
  • Optional excursions

Save 10% on 7 Dec 2019 departure PLUS exclusive £50pp discount on all departures! Book by 30 Apr 2019

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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Price Information

  • Guaranteed Single - 2018: £3480 2019: £3550
  • Third Person - 2018: £1080 2019: £1150
  • Port Charges - £295pp
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