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Parrots native to panama and costa rica.


Cruisers ranked Holland America Line first in the Panama Canal at the 2019 Cruise Critic’s Awards. One reason: authentic excursions that connect you to this fascinating country, like paddling a kayak in Gatún Lake or visiting an Embera Indian village deep in the rainforest. Whether your Holland America Line ship calls in Gatún Lake or Fuerte Amador, you’re free to wander Panama’s Old Town, explore Frank Gehry’s Biomuseum, ride the isthmus railroad, or take a motorlaunch up close to the Locks.

An aerial view of a boats docked in Fuerte Amador, Panama while on a Panama Canal cruise
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Fuerte Amador, Panama

Located west of Panama City at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, Fuerte Amador is a gateway to exploring the many faces of this unique Central American country.

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