7 Nights | Inclusive

Tap into all your senses on our Costa Rica & Panama Adventure Cruise – especially your sense of wonder. Hike in lush jungle watching for colorful macaws and hummingbirds, sloths, screeching howler monkeys, white-faced capuchins, and squirrel monkeys. Investigate a multi-colored coral reef by snorkel. Navigate secluded island coves and mangrove forests by kayak and skiff. And witness the incredible Panama Canal. You’ll thrive through adventure, relaxation, and eye opening experiences. Pura vida!

Highlights: Panama City, Panama Canal, Gulf of Panama Islands, Coiba National Park, Golfo Dulce, Corcovado National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Curú National Wildlife Refuge, Isla Tortuga, San José

Trip Itinerary

This trip included transit of the 48-mile-long Panama Canal, two national parks and one wildlife refuge in Costa Rica, hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and exploring by skiff, interpretive presentations on board and ashore by your expedition team, all onboard meals, premium spirits, fine wine, microbrews & non-alcoholic beverages, exclusive transfers and baggage handling between airport/vessel on embark/disembark days, port fees and taxes, entry fees to national parks/preserves, all from-the-boat adventure activities and equipment, wellness program: sauna, fitness equipment, yoga mats, and a complimentary massage.

DAY 1: San José, Costa Rica – Embarkation

On arrival in the capital city of San José, Costa Rica you’ll be transferred to our hospitality area. After everyone has arrived, we will travel to Playa Herradura on the Pacific Ocean, where we’ll board the Safari Voyager and meet our enthusiastic crew.

DAY 2: Curú National Wildlife Refuge

We’ll kick off our week of adventure on the southeastern tip of Nicoya Peninsula — untamed wildlife, lush scenery, and active recreation. Local “residents” include a variety of different animals, reptiles, birds, and insects.. Hike in Curú National Wildlife Refuge —a prime place to inspect diverse flora and fauna. Off shore, the vibrant, turquoise waters near Isla Tortuga offer inviting opportunities to snorkel, kayak, and paddle board.

DAY 3: Manuel Antonio National Park

Boasting 109 species of mammals, 330+ bird species, and abundant marine life, Manuel Antonio National Park provides endless opportunity for discovery. On a jungle hike, we’ll watch for two- and three-toed sloths, white-faced capuchins, scarlet macaws, tanagers, coatis, and iguanas.

DAY 4: Corcovado National Park

Osa Peninsula is home to the country’s largest national park, Corcovado, known for its diverse plant and animal species including all four of Costa Rica’s monkeys, tree frogs, caimans, anteaters, scarlet macaws, coatis, and 16 different species of hummingbird!

DAY 5: Golfo Dulce

A birder’s paradise, we’ll explore a tropical botanical reserve exploding with vibrant color. From bromeliads, ginger plants, and heliconias, to toucans, hummingbirds, mischievous monkeys, and fluttering butterflies—there’s a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, and tastes in every tree and bush you pass on our walking tour. In Golfo Dulce, which separates Oso Peninsula from the mainland, we’ll explore the rare flora and fauna of mangroves by kayak and skiff.

DAY 6: Granito de Oro, Coiba National Park, Panama

Sail through the islands of Coiba National Park, making a stop at the postcard-perfect Granito de Oro islet. Offering a little bit of everything despite its small size, volcanic outcroppings at either end of this tiny landmass and a dense, mini-jungle in the center are connected by gorgeous white sand beach. Named one of the world’s top 10 diving sites, our day of play features snorkeling among abundant marine life, kayaking around rocky outcroppings, and lounging on the warm sand.

DAY 7: Gulf of Panamá Islands / Panamá Canal

The diverse islands and islets in the Gulf of Panamá are all unique, and on our last day, its captain’s choice as we cruise among them. Hosting hundreds of avian species, we may enjoy superb bird watching on an exciting skiff exploration, or stroll a charming coastal village that boasts the hemisphere’s second oldest church. Later in the day we’ll prepare to experience one of the top bucket-list destinations—transit from ocean to ocean along the 48-mile Panamá Canal. Special farewell dinner.

DAY 8: Panamá City – Disembarkation

Early breakfast aboard the Safari Voyager and farewell. Disembark in Colón and be transferred to the Panamá City airport for our flight home.

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