Amami Oshima is the largest island of all the Satsunan Islands between Kyushu and Okinawa and belongs to the county of Kagoshima in Japan. It is an ideal destination for those who want to enjoy the rich flora and fauna, its wonderful beaches with warm waters but also the white sand as well as its underwater coral life. But beyond its natural beauty Amami Oshima has a rich history and excellent cuisine. It is also known for producing excellent quality silk.
Kota Kinabalu is located on the northwest coast of the tropical island Borneo and is the capital of the state of Sabah, in East Malaysia. The city was named after the nearby Mount Kinabalu. It is a modern city and a great tourist destination with many attractions in the surroundings. Extraordinary landscapes, tropical beaches, tropical rainforests, coral reefs and a variety of tastes and experiences will fascinate every visitor.
The pearling capital of Australia, Broome is the western gateway to the Kimberley wilderness - home to world famous Cable Beach sunsets and the natural phenomenon of the Staircase to the Moon.Cable Beach is a world famous beach in Broome, Kimberley, Western Australia. A stunning natural paradise, Broome offers an unparalleled tropical lifestyle to locals and unrivalled holiday destination to all visitors. Affectionately known as the 'pearl of the north', it's the home of South Sea pearls - among the largest and most coveted commercially harvested cultured pearls in the world. Their discovery in the 1800s fuelled a mass migration almost as epic as the gold rush. Japanese, Filipino and Malay pearl divers arrived in droves seeking their fortune, creating a melting pot of cultures that makes Broome the multicultural town it is today.
Bali (Benoa) belongs to an island complex in Southeast Asia and attracts millions of tourists worldwide. A paradise on earth, with beautiful beaches, tropical rainforests, rivers, volcanoes and the Balinese people who are polite, highly spiritual, with rich culture and customs still alive through traditional dances and religious, mystic ceremonies, all these will fascinate you.
Here, the rugged gorges of Cape Range National Park give way to the pristine white beaches, clear blue waters and vibrant coral reefs.
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia.It is one of the few areas in Australia that can boast the "Range to Reef" experience.It also provides a large variety of camp sites.The beautifull waters are offered to get a nice snorkelling experience as well as to enjoy the sandy beaches.Of course, for the most adventurous,surfing and diving are highly recommended.Don't forget to discover the rugged beauty of Australia’s Cape Range National Park and watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean.It is a magical moment.Swimming with the giant manta rays is a breathtaking activity.
Perth, the capital of the state of Western Australia is a rapidly growing city in Australia, with a population of more than 1,5 million people. The city is located beside the calm waters of the river Svan. Much of the city's growth is due to the region's natural resources such as gold, iron, diamonds, oil and natural gas.
Geradlton is an Indian Ocean port, clinging to the western edge of Australia, facing west towards the Abrolhos Islands and Africa.
It has a fantastic blend of the City opportunities with the feel and relaxed pace of a country town.
Geraldton is a city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424 kilometres (263 mi) north of Perth. The town is an important service centre for regional mining, fishing, wheat, sheep and tourism industries.Scenic Beaches such as St Georges beach surround Geraldton, and the town foreshore has recently been redeveloped to host a modern playground complete with water activities, Basketball court and shaded play areas for different age groups.Surfing is a popular activity in and around Geraldton. Popular surf spots include Flat Rocks, Back Beach, Greenough, Glenfield and Sunset Beach. Geraldton is also an internationally renowned windsurfing location.
Manila had been the jewel of the Spanish empire in the Pacific and a colony of the U.S. after the Spanish-American War. The city is now a mixture of old buildings and churches and has museums of great interest. A jeepney ride is an unforgettable experience for every visitor.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan. At over 12 million people in the official metropolitan area alone, Tokyo is the core of the most populated urban area in the world, Greater Tokyo (which has a population of 35 million people). This huge, wealthy and fascinating metropolis brings high-tech visions of the future side by side with glimpses of old Japan, and has something for everyone.
Okinawa Prefecture is made up of the Ryukyu Islands, which at their southern extremity begin at Nansei Island, and lie between Kyushu, the most southwesterly of Japan's four main islands, and Taiwan. Okinawa consists of 160 islands of various size scattered across a vast area of ocean. The temperature in winter is about the same as that of springtime in Tokyo and Osaka, making it warm and comfortable throughout the year
Brunei-Muara is the northern-most district in Brunei, it is the smallest of Brunei's four districts in term of area but by far the most populous. Tourism is one of the largest contributors to the district's GDP, since the district contains the most number of tourist attractions in the country, such as museums, parks and shopping stores.
Surabaya feautures a tropical wet and dry climate,with disinct wet and dry seasons.The city's wet seasons runs from November through June,while the dry season covers the remaining five months.The city has one football club currently competing in te Indonesian Premier League,called Persebaya.
Surabaya is Indonesia's second largest city with a population of over 3.1 million and the capital of the province of East Java.The city is one of the busiest ports in the country.Its trincipal exports include sugar,tobaco and coffee.It has a large shipyard and numerous specialized naval schools.
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Insignia radiates her own unique warmth and character. Her distinctive personality shines through from the moment you first step into her newly redesigned, neo-classical lobby or Toscana, resplendent in rich new fabrics and furnishings that reflect the charisma of Tuscany. Insignia boasts decks and verandas graced with the finest teak and exquisite custom stone and tile work. To ensure the elegance shines throughout the entire experience, there is all new Villeroy & Boch china, the finest silver and crystal, and a distinctive museum-quality art collection that is an eclectic melding of traditional and contemporary, with a touch of whimsy.
Year Built: 1998
Year Refurbished: 2010
Gross Tonnage: 30,277
Length: 593.7 ft.
Beam: 83.5 feet
Max. Draught: 19.5 feet
Cruising Speed: 18 Knots
Electric Power or Voltage: 110,220 AC
Guest Capacity (double occupancy): 684
Crew Size: 400
Guest-to-Staff Ratio: 1.71 to 1
Nationality of Officers: European
YOUR WORLD. YOU WAY
Whatever corner of the globe beckons you to explore, Oceania Cruises takes you there in comfort and style. Relax onboard our luxurious ships and savour exquisite cuisine that is renowned as the finest at sea and even rivals the best Michelin-starred restaurants ashore. Inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pepin, these culinary delights have always distinguished the Oceania Cruises experience from any other. And considering the uncompromising quality, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of an Oceania Cruises voyage is its incredible value. Lavish complimentary amenities abound, and there are never supplemental dining charges in any of the restaurants. Value-priced packages ensure that exploring ashore, sipping a glass of vintage wine or surfing the Internet is both convenient and affordable. Every moment spent on an Oceania Cruises voyage confirms that this is Your World. Your Way.
MID - SIZE SHIPS
Mid-size holds great benefits Once you sail one of our mid-size ships, you will never settle for anything less, nor will you ever again be satisfied with anything more in regard to size. Our ships cater to just 684 pampered guests on Regatta, Insignia and Nautica and 1,250 privileged guest on Marina and Riviera. Warmth and conviviality come naturally. Elegance and grace are given. The ambiance is exceptionally relaxed and personal as we singularly focus on your individual desires. Consequently, service standards soar, guests easily develop a rapport with staff and fellow guests, and the friendships only deepen as the days pass effortlessly.
All the elements for bliss Being mid-size even facilitates going ashore, as our ships can slip into boutique ports off-limits to larger vessels. Of course, the fact that our ships are mid-size positively influences every aspect of the onboard experience. With no need to rush, stand in endless lines or worry about crowds, you can savour the defining elements that make our ships so special. Our cuisine, "the finest at sea", is carefully prepared a la minute. Appointments for spa services are readily available in the relaxing Canyon Ranch SpaClub. A comfortable chaise always awaits should you decide to lounge by the pool. Life just seems to proceed at a more courteous pace.
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - MARINA & RIVIERA
Year Built: Marina 2011, Riviera 2012 / Gross Tonnage : 66.084 / Length : 239.24 metres / Beam : 32.2 metres / Cruising Speed : 20 knots / Guest Decks : 11 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 1.250 / Staff Size : 800 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.56 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - REGATTA, INSIGNIA & NAUTICA
Year Built: Regatta & Insignia 1998, Nautica 2000 / Refurbishment Dates : Regatta, May 2014, - Insignia, April 2014 - Nautica, May 2014 / Gross Tonnage : 30.277 / Length : 180.96 metres / Beam : 25.45 metres / Cruising Speed : 18 knots / Guest Decks : 9 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 684 / Staff Size : 400 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.71 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European