Panama Canal

Central Panama

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is both an engineering marvel and one of the most significant waterways on earth. Stretching 50 miles (80 km) from Panama City on the Pacific coast to Colon on the Caribbean coast, the Canal of Panama provides passage for over 12,000 oceangoing vessels and panama canal cruises per year.

Location and Map

To visit the Canal, the Miraflores Visitor Center is just a 15-minute drive from downtown Panama City. The Agua Clara Locks are a 1-hour drive from the capital, nearby to Colon city in the Atlantic.

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