Alaska, the last frontier of the earth There is no other place like Alaska - unique, primitive place with high mountains, impressive glaciers, silent fjords and stunning wildlife.Alaska has spectacular harbors, rich in local history and old traditions,it is truly the last frontier of the earth.
Everyone can live an adventure in the picturesque Juneau, the place where gold had been discovered for the first time in Alaska. If you are looking for wildlife, go on a cruise to observe whales and nature. To experience the most exciting flight of your life, nothing is better than an helicopter tour. Otherwise travel back in time and try your skills in finding gold.
Ketchikan, the picturesque world capital of salmon is the starting point for seaplane excursions visiting the National Monument of Misty Fiords, a huge area of wild nature. It also hosts the Tlingkit Indians of Alaska and the largest collection of totem in the world. The traditions are alive, allowing you to experience their rich rituals.
Nanaimo is a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It has been dubbed the "Harbour City ". The largest employer is the provincial government. The service, retail and tourism industries are also big contributors to the local economy. Nanaimo has also been experiencing job growth in the technology sector.
Prince Rupert is a beautiful port city in the province of British Columbia in Canada. It is the deepest natural harbour in North America. It is a popular tourist destination, especially for many cruise ships and it is the central point on Alaska's Inside Passage. You can discover the wonderful wildlife such as soaring eagles, whales and grizzly bears. This city has a history as one of the oldest continuously occupied regions in the world. A visit at the museum dedicated to the First Nations peoples should not be missed. The natural landscape is breathtaking and you can have a walk or a ride through narrow, mist-shrouded passageways.
Isy Strait Point is located eighty kilometers west of Juneau at the opening of Glasier Bay, where only one ship at a time is allowed to enter. Here, you will have the opportunity for great tours to observe the wildlife and find out the authentic culture of the local Tlingkits. Take a tour to the area of Adolfus Point, one of the best points for watching Alaska's humpback whales and "orcas".
Seattle is a major seaport located between Puget Sound of the Pacific Ocean to the west and Lake Washington to the east. In this thriving metropolis you can find everything. The mild climate allows outdoor activities, like walking around Green Lake or the many city's parks. The most recognizable landmark of Seatlle is the Space Needle.
During the great era of the gold diggers in 1898, Skagkouei was the gateway to Klontaik and was known as "the toughest city in the world" with its 80 saloon. Follow the old path of explorers, from the historic Broadway up to the White Pass top , 1000 meters high, completing your trip with delicious grilled salmon in Liarsvil, a faithfully reconstructed camp for finding gold.
Sitka was once the center of fur trade of the Russian empire. This heritage is visible all around-the Cathedral of St.Michael with the onion-shaped dome, and the Indian fort where the Tlingkit Indians were fighting the Russians settlers. To learn more you can explore the Sitka Sound, visit a desert camp for fishing and wonder in the rainforest with a local guide.
The city of Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and is known for its mild climate and the dynamic lifestyle of its inhabitants. It has been described as the most "powerful city" in Canada more than once. As it is the capital of British Columbia, is the most friendly city to visitors in the area. Exept visiting the numerous attractions, take time to taste the local cuisine and do shopping.
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Debuted: in 1998
Length: 593.7 feet
Beam: 83.5 feet
Maximum Draught: 19.5 feet
Cruising Speed: 18 knots
Electric Power or Voltage: 110, 220 AC
Guest Capacity: 684 (Double Occupancy)
Staff Size: 400
Guest to Staff Ratio: 1.71 to 1
Nationality of Officers: European
Nationality of Staff: European
Country of Registry: Marshall Islands
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