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BAHAMAS / ARUBA / PANAMA / COSTA RICA / COLOMBIA

Adventures Afloat: The Southern Caribbean and Panama Canal: A Journey Through History and Nature

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Program #15591RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Discover the interplay of humans and nature in the Caribbean, learn about efforts to conserve the natural wonders of Costa Rica and make a partial transit of the Panama Canal, observing the operation of its busy locks and delving into the story of one of history’s greatest feats of engineering.


Highlights

• Snorkel off the coast of Half Moon Caye to view colorful fish and coral.
• Enjoy an expert-led walking excursion in Willemstad and explore the Hato Caves.
• Onboard lectures delve into the European, and especially Dutch, influence on the Caribbean.

Program Notes

Please note that the Dec 2014 and Feb 2015 dates are 11 nights in length and include an additional port: Cartagena, Colombia

Activity Notes

Walking unassisted up to one hour at a time. Wheelchairs prohibited due to docking methods.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Fort Lauderdale, Fla., embark ms Zuiderdam, 10 nights (ports of call include Half Moon Cay (Bahamas), Oranjestad (West Indies), Willemstad (Curacao), Gatun Locks (Panama), Limon (Costa Rica); disembark Fort Lauderdale, departure.

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Jan 23 — Feb 2, 2015 $3650  
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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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