Panama Canal (22 Days)

Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Vancouver, BC, Canada to Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Dates: 28 Sep 2019 - 19 Oct 2019

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28 Sep 2019
Vancouver, BC, Canada
4:45 PM
29 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
San Francisco, CA, United States
8:00 AM 11:00 PM
02 Oct 2019
03 Oct 2019
San Diego, CA, United States
9:00 AM 5:00 PM
04 Oct 2019
05 Oct 2019
06 Oct 2019
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 10
07 Oct 2019
DAY 11
08 Oct 2019
Huatulco, Mexico
10:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 12
09 Oct 2019
Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 13
10 Oct 2019
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 14
11 Oct 2019
Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua
8:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 15
12 Oct 2019
Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 16
13 Oct 2019
DAY 17
14 Oct 2019
Panama Canal, Panama
5:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 18
15 Oct 2019
DAY 19
16 Oct 2019
Oranjestad, Aruba
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 20
17 Oct 2019
DAY 21
18 Oct 2019
DAY 22
19 Oct 2019
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
7:00 AM
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About Us

For more than 140 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you've come to the right place. We are committed to our mission: through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.

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The Holland America Line Culinary Council® is an innovative team of top-name chefs from around the world assembled to guide and enhance all aspects of the shipboard culinary experience.

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Shore Excursions

Vancouver, BC, Canada - 28 Sep 2019

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 12 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Sightseeing
Day Tour to Victoria by Land and Sea (12-hours)

On this all-day private sightseeing tour of the “City of Blooms,” you will visit world famous Butchart Gardens, cruise along scenic Marine Drive, and tour several other highlights of beautiful downtown Victoria. Your day begins with a short drive to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, where you will embark on a scenic 90-minute ferry ride through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island. Watch out for wildlife en route, as you may see whales, porpoises, and seabirds in the Strait of Georgia. Upon arrival in Swartz Bay, you will head to the 50-acre Butchart Gardens to stroll through the Sunken Garden, the English Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden, the Italian Garden, and the Show Greenhouse. Afterwards, it’s on to downtown Victoria, home to the Royal BC Museum, the Empress Hotel, the Parliament, and Chinatown. Finally, you’ll enjoy a driving tour along spectacular Marine Drive past a Tudor seaside hotel, Victoria's premier golf course, Beacon Hill Park, and the posh neighborhoods of Uplands and Oak. You’ll stop for a gourmet picnic lunch en route.

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 3 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Sightseeing
Stanley Park and Seaside Biking Adventure (3-hours)

Vancouver is a grand international city. Even if you’re just passing through as you embark or disembark an Alaska cruise, we can make the transition from the airport to your ship comfortable and luxurious with or without a tour en route. If you have a free day prior to or after your cruise, enjoy a guided Vancouver city tour with a picnic lunch. You can even upgrade the experience to include your own private helicopter! Any way you choose, you’ll savor Vancouver in the comfort of our private guided luxury SUVs.

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 4 Hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Culture, History & Arts • Sightseeing
Different Faces of Vancouver (4-hours)

This four-hour tour explores different aspects and areas of Vancouver, highlighting the city’s physical and cultural diversity. First, you’ll discover West Coast living in the West End residential area, which enjoys the highest restaurant density and the best views in the city. You’ll glimpse the city’s mixed native and European past in Stanley Park and Gastown. Continuing over the Capilano River Canyon, you’ll experience a magnificent Rain Forest Adventure. Finally, you’ll venture through Chinatown. The intriguing sights and fragrances will come alive as you explore the centuries-old herbal culture of a Chinese pharmacy and admire the beauty of the jade, ivory, china, and silk of the orient.

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 5 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Air & Helicopter Tours • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Bowen Island by Land, Sea, & Air (4 to 5-hours)

This five-hour private excursion will provide you with an exciting Vancouver experience on foot, on water, and in the air—all in one day! Start your day with a scenic and leisurely drive along English Bay and Marine Drive, with spectacular views of West Vancouver homes and the city. On arrival at Horseshoe Bay, you will board a ferry for the short ride to Bowen Island. There, you will embark on a one-hour (two-mile) interpretive nature walk from Snug Cove through the rainforest. Your destination will be Killarney Lake at the foot of Mt. Gardner, and you will be treated to a gourmet box lunch in an idyllic setting along the way. Returning to Snug Cove, you will have free time to explore the quaint village prior to boarding a floatplane and returning to downtown Vancouver. The views en route may just be the highlight of your day! Add two hours of classic sightseeing in downtown Vancouver to get a complete “city and nature” experience.

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 6 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Vancouver's Ultimate City & Nature Tour (6-hours)

This private tour explores both the downtown core and the North Shore, and includes a gourmet picnic lunch to be enjoyed along the way. You’ll discover the metropolis of the city from the business district to trendy Yaletown; get a feel for the city’s multi-cultural nature in the Asian Market, legendary Chinatown, and historic Gastown; and discover the thriving residential community known as the West End as you head into Stanley Park to see the famous West Coast Totem Poles. Continuing over the Lions Gate Bridge to the North Shore, you’ll visit the tranquil setting of the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and tour the Capilano Salmon Hatchery, where you will learn all about the life cycle of the Pacific Salmon. The grand finale will be a walk through the Coastal Rainforest of the Capilano Canyon to discover lichen, moss, ferns, and flowering plants growing under the mantle of some of the oldest and largest Douglas fir, Cedar, and Hemlock trees in the Lower Mainland.

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 6 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Sightseeing
Vancouver for the Kids (6-hours)

This tour will reveal the side of Vancouver that is sure to impress the kids and teach them a thing or two along the way! You’ll experience the totem poles in Stanley Park and find out more about West Coast Native culture as you look for seabirds, rabbits, squirrels, and seals. A stop at the Vancouver Aquarium is an excellent way to discover the underwater world; kids love Steller sea lions, sea otters, and other local marine life. Alternatively, you might want to visit Capilano Suspension Bridge—the world's longest suspension footbridge—and experience the forest canopy walkway. Next, continue to Granville Island and the only market in the world devoted entirely to children—where adults are only allowed when accompanied by a child! The Kids Market sells wooden toys, art supplies, kites, puppets, stuffed animals, glitzy costumes, handmade clothes and more, and boasts both a giant indoor Adventure Zone and a 50-year-old Canadian Pacific caboose. Finally, choose from over 200 flavors of frozen homemade treats at the Casa de Gelato!

Offered by: Canada by Design powered by Discover Holidays
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 8 Hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Adventure • Air & Helicopter Tours • Food & Wine • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Whistler Tour (Return by Floatplane)

This tour takes guests through the breathtaking views and scenic stops along the spectacular Sea-To-Sky Highway. Guests enjoy Whistler’s spectacular beauty and quaint mountainside village appeal. Take time to relax, shop, or partake in a variety of seasonal activities. End the day with an awe inspiring 35-minute floatplane flight to Vancouver with stunning aerial views of mountains lakes and glaciers.

Offered by: Entrée Alaska
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Length: 9 Hours
Meals: Snack
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Air & Helicopter Tours • Family Vacations • Sightseeing
Day Tour to Victoria by Floatplane & Private Vehicle

This sightseeing tour of the “City of Blooms” begins with a private transfer from your hotel to the Vancouver floatplane terminal for your scheduled floatplane ride to downtown Victoria—a 35-minute flight that will see you soar over Stanley Park and the Gulf Islands. In Victoria, you will be met by your guide and driver and enjoy a privately guided tour through the city center. Cruise around the harbor and along Government Street, dotted with independent boutique and gift shops. After leaving downtown, you’ll travel 30-minutes to the 50-acre horticultural showplace that is Butchart Gardens. Stroll through the Sunken Garden, the English Rose Garden, and the Japanese and Italian Gardens. On your return to downtown Victoria, your route may include some or all of the following: the scenic Dallas Road drive and several points of interest, including Mount Tolmie, Beacon Hill Park, Government House, Mile 0, and the Legislative Buildings. Upon the conclusion of your tour, you will be dropped off at the Fairmont Empress to enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Tea Lobby—a tradition since 1908—before making your way back to the seaplane terminal for your return flight to Vancouver. There, you will be transferred by private vehicle back to your hotel.

Includes: Roundtrip transfers in Vancouver, roundtrip scheduled floatplane flights, vehicle, driver, and guide for 5-hour tour of Victoria, Butchart Gardens admission, Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress, and driver, guide, and tea gratuities.

Note: Butchart Gardens is self guided; your guide will join you inside the gardens but is unable to provide a guided tour.

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