Cristobal, Panama Cruise Port
Located on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal and the western edge of Manzanillo Island, Cristobal is part of the Panamanian city and province of Colon, Panama. Cruise to Cristobal and learn about how the city played an important role during the plan to build the Panama Canal, as it was a port of entry for construction equipment and materials, along with canal workers and supplies. As one of the oldest operating ports in Panama, Cristobal is at the entrance to the Panama Canal and its strategic location helps to connect the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans. Just short drives over to Colon, Panama there are many wonderful adventures for everyone and you can experience two vastly different cruise ports and destinations in one cruise to Cristobal. Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Cristobal, Panama:
At the Cristobal pier there are wonderful lively craft markets, folklore shores and wonderful duty-free shopping.
Take a moment to check out the largest locks in the Panama Canal, the Gatun Locks.
Enjoy the views of the amazing Panama Canal locks as your ride to the top of the rainforest in the Gamboa Aerial Tram.