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Colon
Panama

Two docks accommodate cruise ships. The Colon 2000 is the most modern and is part of the tax free zone.

The Cristobal wharf is located nearby and an artisan market is close to it.

Useful Information

Language

Spanish

Currency

USD
United States dollar

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Time difference

UTC: -5

from New York: 0h

from San Francisco: +2h

from London: -5h

Tips

10% will be appreciated in high end restaurants.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Maximum
(mminch)
January
24 75
29 84
1094.25
February
24 75
29 84
502.00
March
24 75
29 84
361.50
April
25 77
30 86
943.75
May
24 75
31 88
27410.75
June
24 75
30 86
36814.50
July
24 75
29 84
41916.50
August
24 75
29 84
41716.50
September
24 75
31 88
29211.50
October
23 73
30 86
46718.50
November
23 73
29 84
62024.50
December
24 75
29 84
32012.50

Where is locate the Port of Colon

Travelling around the port of Colon

The taxi industry is regulated and safer than before. The taxi station will take note of your name, your ship, the name of your driver and the expected time of your return.

Excursions in Colon

Cruise line tours are probably the most convenient and safe option. In addition, many ships do not stay long in this port and stop mainly to disembark or board passengers for excursions.

It is not advisable to try to walk around this area on your own. There are not many tourist attractions in Colon. You can shop at the port. If you’d rather relax, you can enjoy a drink on the terrace of the Washington Hotel, which offers views of the mouth of the Canal. Colon Cathedral was built in honour of Christopher Columbus.

It is not advisable to try to walk around this area on your own.

  • Gatún Lake Locks: Locks are open to visitors from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day of the week.
  • You can now see the new locks. Some ships are beginning to use these locks for their cruises.
  • Portobelo: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this small Spanish colonial-style town offers interesting views of the sea. You will also discover the ruins of six forts.
  • Village of the Embera Tribes: Experience what life was like for the Embera tribes 600 years ago and discover their history and folklore.
  • Kayak in the locks of the Panama Canal
  • Excursion to the [Miraflores Locks]http://visitcanaldepanama.com/en/centro-de-visitantes-de-miraflores/): The observation centre and its museum will allow you to understand the workings and history of the Panama Canal.

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