Central America Cruises

Volcanoes and rainforests, indigenous cultures and pristine waters of the Caribbean, famous nature parks and astounding wildlife, ancient ruins and fiery music - there are a million reasons to explore.

Central America

Experience life through a wholly new kaleidoscope on board an unforgettable cruise. A visit to Central America can be both thrilling and relaxing, offering an array of attractions including clear, pristine and turquoise waters, Maya ruins, bustling markets and coffee farms. This region is full of history, colour, culture and beautiful scenery. Cruise to Central America and experience the ruins of Spanish forts, idyllic beaches and diverse and dynamic cultures in all their splendour.

Central America delivers some of the best beaches in the world, perfect for relaxing on. Don't miss out on Central America's indigenous Heartland of Guatemala, discover the ruins of the great Maya civilisation whose territory spread from Mexico to Honduras, view the astonishing wildlife or make the most of the opportunities to trek through fascinating rainforests. Panama and Costa Rica offer you the chance to travel into the jungle and discover the best of Central America.

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  From Miami
Trip with Royal Caribbean from Miami
Trip with Royal Caribbean from Miami
8 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 21.04.2019
p.p.from AU$ 1689
Expedition from Miami with the Empress of the Seas
Expedition from Miami with the Empress of the Seas
5 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 April 2019 - November 2019
p.p.from AU$ 1140
Voyage with Royal Caribbean from Miami
Voyage with Royal Caribbean from Miami
8 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 09.12.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1383
8 day trip on board the Empress of the Seas from Miami
8 day trip on board the Empress of the Seas from Miami
7 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 October 2018 - May 2019
p.p.from AU$ 969
Voyage with Royal Caribbean from Miami
Voyage with Royal Caribbean from Miami
5 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 June 2019 - October 2019
p.p.from AU$ 1276
  2-Week Cruises
Sail from Miami with the Jewel of the Seas
Sail from Miami with the Jewel of the Seas
14 Nights with the Jewel of the Seas
 29.03.2019
p.p.from AU$ 1392
14 day expedition from Barcelona
14 day expedition from Barcelona
13 Nights with the Vision of the Seas
 18.10.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1647
Cruising to Miami from Southampton
Cruising to Miami from Southampton
13 Nights with the Navigator of the Seas
 05.11.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1688
15 day journey on board the MSC Seaside from Miami
15 day journey on board the MSC Seaside from Miami
14 Nights with the MSC Seaside
 September 2018 - October 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1699
Travelling from Miami with the MSC Seaside
Travelling from Miami with the MSC Seaside
14 Nights with the MSC Seaside
 November 2018 - January 2019
p.p.from AU$ 1599
  Super Sales
Sail with Royal Caribbean from Miami
Sail with Royal Caribbean from Miami
8 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 15.09.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1462
Lush Caribbean Sights
Lush Caribbean Sights
10 Nights with the Island Princess
 19.01.2019
p.p.from AU$ 1949
Swirling in Central America
Swirling in Central America
10 Nights with the Island Princess
 21.10.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1729
Cruising from Miami via Key West
Cruising from Miami via Key West
4 Nights with the Azamara Journey
 20.11.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1570
Cruising to Miami from Southampton
Cruising to Miami from Southampton
13 Nights with the Navigator of the Seas
 05.11.2018
p.p.from AU$ 1688
Our Recommendations
Julie
Discover Costa Rica and the Panama Canal
11 days visiting Caribbean and Central American locations including a day of cruising the Panama canal, with a stop in Costa Rica and even Jamaica. This return journey sets off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a great port with fantastic infrastructure making your embarkment and disembarkment easy and stress-free.
Our advice:
Make sure you have your camera charged and ready to go for your day in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, as the area is famous for its fantastic photo-opps. With multiple sailings, you can find the one that's right for you.

  • Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale
  • Central America
  • September 2018 - February 2020

from AU$ 1650
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Kerryn
Panama Canal from/to Miami
A fantastic, budget friendly 12-night expedition with Norwegian Cruise Line. You will visit all of the area's best cruise ports on this comprehensive tour of Central America, including Cartegena in Colombia, Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, and Roatan in Honduras.
Our advice:
Roatan, Honduras boasts the second largest coral reef in the world (behind our own Great Barrier Reef of course..) so why not try your hand at diving or snorkeling during your day in port?

  • Miami - Miami
  • Central America
  • November 2018 - April 2019

from AU$ 1403
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Teresa
Sail from Miami with the MSC Divina
This longer, 21-night voyage packs in many fantastic ports all over Central America and the Caribbean. You will first tour the Caribbean, with visits to the British Virgin Islands, Antigua, and more. Then, Central America is on the agenda, with ports in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, and finally, Mexico.
Our advice:
As your holiday starts out in Miami, Florida, it could be a great idea to arrive a day or two early to acclimatize yourself to the new time zone, ensuring you board your cruise energized and ready to soak it all in.

  • Miami - Miami
  • Central America,Caribbean,Panama Canal
  • 29.11.2018

from AU$ 2499
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Ports in Central AmericaTop Central America Ports
Miami, Florida, USAfrom
AU$ 437

Miami is situated on the Atlantic coast in Southeast Florida.An array of world famous beaches such as South beach continue to put Miami on the map for cruiser vacationers. Miami port is the busiest cruise port in the world. South beach is also known for having a vibrant nightlife scene with the many bars, restaurant and clubs which line the district. Miami is home to many beautiful and lush national parks and botanic gardens such as the Biscayne National Park and the divine Pinecrest Gardens. Step back into the 1920s with a trip to the Art Deco Distrct to enjoy some of the city's older buidings .

Highlights of Miami
  • Soak up the sun on one of Miami's world-class beaches
  • Take some time out and explore Coconut Grove, once known as an oasis for free-thinkers
  • Enjoy the restaurants and bars that Little Havana and Calle Ocho have to offer
Cozumel, Mexicofrom
AU$ 462

The island of Cozumel is located on the Mexican Yucatan peninsula and has a long history. The Maya built a religious center and many temples on the island. Even today you can still visit the ruins. Cozumel offers great diving opportunities with beautiful coral reefs.

Highlights of Cozumel
  • Scuba dive in the Arrecife Palancar coral reef
  • Uncover Cozumels oldest historical village El Cedral
  • Relax at EL Cielo - Cozumel's best kept secret
San Juan, Puerto Ricofrom
AU$ 458

San Juan is one the capital city of Puerto Rico while also being a hot-spot for cruises in the Caribbean. San Juan offers all of the amenities and attractions of a modern city. The city is divided into Old and New San Juan to allow visiors to experience the city's past and also look to it's future. Old San Juan dates back five centures and is known for it's colouful buildings, ambiance and old forts which were used as a form of protection for the island. El Morro is a well-known fort which is now also home to a small military museum. The area surrounding the fort has provesn itself to be a popular picnic spot.

Highlights of San Juan
  • Explore the popular resorts of Isla Verde
  • Marvel at the colouful buildings which line Old San Juan
  • Discover the colonial history of the San Juan Historical Site
Costa Maya, Mexicofrom
AU$ 499
The Costa Maya is a 160 km long coastline on the Yucatan. Wonderful, quiet sandy beaches, lush rain forests and small fishing villages line it. In addition to the picturesque landscape,the Maya built palaces and temples here over 1,500 years ago. Explore this mystical land.
Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera), Costa Ricafrom
AU$ 1530

Puntarenas is a small harbor town in Costa Rica. The town lies on the Pacific coast and is surrounded by some beautiful conservation areas such as the wonderful beaches and coves.

Highlights of Puntarenas
  • Experience breathtaking views and wildlife at Reserva Biologica Carara
  • Uncover the history of Puntarenas in Museo Histórico Marino
  • Experience dining like never before in El Shrimp Shack
Cabo San Lucas, Mexicofrom
AU$ 820

Cabo San Lucas is located at the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. The El Arco rock is the landmark of the region and is only accessible at low tide as the vast sandy beaches are inundated during high tide. The beautiful beaches and clear waters have made Cabo San Lucas a popular holiday home for the rich and famous

Highlights of Cabo San Lucas
  • Uncover the rock'n'roll scene at Cabo Wabo
  • Go whale chasing off Baja
  • Dine on exquisite Mexican food at Mi Casa
Central America

Connecting two larger continents, Central America is a wondrous belt of islands and lands bursting with exotic wildlife, rich forests, crystal-blue waters and long white sand beaches. A cruise to this part of the world promises to be an experience filled with sunshine, culture and history.
Panama – officially the Republic of Panama

The tropical region of Central America – discover vibrant cultural meccas and cities with a rich colonial past. Explore regions rich in African, European and Creole heritage. View the wonders of ancient civilisations such as Tikal, Palenque and Copán. See colourful culture vary from region to region and travel from the tropical soul of Belize to the rich Mayan culture of Mexico. Central America boasts year-round sunshine with lush forestry, white sand beaches and clear blue waters.
Panama

Visit the world-famous Panama Canal, a ship passageway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, a key transport waterway for international trade. The island nation’s capital, Panama City is a central hub both nationally and internationally as history and modernism intertwine in this bustling centre. On a cruise to Panama you cannot miss out on a visit to the city’s oldest region – the 16th Century Panama Viejo ruins – one of the oldest European settlements in the New World. Amble along Old Panama’s Craft Market where you will find a vast array of of beadwork, painted hats, hair combs, ceramic art work and more.