Apia is a natural harbour, on Opolu island, one of the Samoa islands. Apia is the largest city and the capital of Samoa. Exept the modern city, still exists the small village of Apia, with the local inhabitants that are living according to their traditional customs.
In this cultural center, the bustling capital of Thailand, you will always have something to do. Look for deals in markets, streets or visit one of the luxury branded stores. Make a gift to yourself tasting the delicious food at one of the many eateries. Be sure to visit the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Explore the vibrant city of Bangkok with the cable car of the city, which is clean, cheap and very efficient.
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.
Bora Bora island is a piece of paradise, an ideal destination for romantic souls. The island is surrounded by a coral reef, which creates a lagoon with calm, shallow, light blue waters. Slopes with rich tropical vegetation, valleys full of flowers and blossoms of hibiscus and palm trees swaying in the wind. Discover the beauty of the island, such as Mount Otemanou, one of the two picks of an extinct volcano that looks like a castle and touches the clouds.
The port of Chan May is located halfway between two historic and important cities.The surrounding coast is lined with superb white sand beaches.Vietnam's major cultural attractions are within an easy drive.
The tropical island of Cairns is a favorite holiday destination and offers some of the most beautiful and exciting attractions in Australia. The golden sandy beaches nearby to intact tropical forests and the Great Barrier Reef located in a distance less than one hour, make Cairns a place that has it all!
Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia. Situated on the Timor Sea, Darwin has a population of 127,532, making it by far the largest and most populated city in the sparsely populated Northern Territory. It is the smallest and most northerly of the Australian capital cities, and acts as the Top End's regional centre. Darwin has grown from a pioneer outpost and small port into one of Australia's most modern and multicultural cities.
Laoutoka is located in the western part of the Viti Levu island, in Fiji islands, at the Pacific. Laoutoka is known as the "Sugar City", because of its sugar cane belt areas. It is worthwhile visiting the "Sugar Mill", the temple "Hare Krishna", the beautiful Botanical Garden, walk to the central shopping street and shop at duty-free shops and handicraft markets.
This World Heritage of UNESCO is a place one should visit.The Halong Bay contains about 3.000 limestone islands in the Tonkin Gulf. Enjoy your time in the sun and taste fresh seafood. Explore the illuminated caves and swim in the clear emerald waters.
Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan. It is best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped an atomic bomb on it at 8:15 A.M. on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II.
Visit the night market of Jordan street and savor seafood delicacies in Kwo Tong. Ride the funicular to reach the top of Victoria hill, about 554 meters high and admire the commanding view of Hong Kong. It's strongly suggested to have a walk in Nathan and Canton avenues at Kaouloun peninsula. Both avenues are a commercial paradise in Hong Kong. Countless shopping malls and branded stores are waiting for you to do your shopping .
Honolulu offers multiple attractions, from Pearl Harbor to lolani Palace - a landmark included in the National Register of Historic Places. You will enjoy exploring the city, which emerges from the rich flora.
Hilo is a town on the Big Island of Hawai.Hilo is the one of the best starting points to explore the eastern half of the island,including Hawai Volcanoes National Park.Hilo is known for its locally made shopping areas,each about a mile away from most of the hotels on the Banyan.
The island is famous not only for its heritage of convits but also for the unique fauna which roam it.The komodo dragon the world's largest living lizard,takes its name from the island.
Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia.The island is particularly nutable as the natural habitat of the Komedo dragon,the largest lizard on earth and consequently named after the island.Komodo Island has a surface area of 390km and a permanent population of over 2.000.
Located just 15minutes south of Kona International Airport,Historic Kailua Village is a lively seaside town in the heart of the sunny Kona Coast.Once a sleepy fishing village and a retreat for Haiwaiian royalty,Kailua Village is now a destination for affordable accommodations great shopping,dining and learning about Hawaii's rich culture.
Sihanoukville, also known as Kampong Som or Kampong Saom, is located in southern Cambodia, in Thailand Bay and is surrounded by sandy beaches with palm trees and primitive tropical islands in the south and west coast. Tourists can go from one island to another and enjoy free diving and fishing.
Mystery Island, officially called Inyeug, lies a kilometre or so off the larger Aneityum Island in Vanuatu. The island is a heaven on earth, is inhabited only by palm trees and white sand. Its blue, clear, crystal water makes it the perfect choice for snorkelling. Mystery Island has no shops, roads, electricity and running water. It is a pure paradise and a perfect destination for vacations away from reality.
The fourth largest island in the Hawaiian group, Kaua'i is known as the "Garden Island". Τhis once isolated island was the site of the first meeting between Europeans and Hawaiians. Kauai has many things to enjoy from foot trails to helicopter flightseeing. Visitors will see the volcanic slopes of Mt. Waialeale, the Poipu Beach and least but not last the Waimea Canyon.
Nagoya is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan. It is the third-largest incorporated city and the fourth most populous urban area in Japan. Nagoya lies north of Ise Bay on the Nōbi Plain. Nagoya's two most famous sightseeing spots are Atsuta Shrine and Nagoya Castle. Atsuta Shrine is known as the second-most venerable shrine in Japan. The Nagoya City Science and Art Museums, located in Shirakawa Park, not far from Fushimi Subway Station.
Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. The central part of the island is a high plateau called Tōvi‘i, covered primarily by a tall-grass prairie, on which experiments in cattle raising are taking place for the first time. Pine forest plantations covering large areas all around the crater of Tōvi‘i give an overall impression of the lower Alps and parts of Germany, Wales and Switzerland.
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.
Kahului is a place on the island of Maui, in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Kahului is the retail center for Maui residents and there are several malls and major stores. Kahului is not generally considered a tourist destination but does feature the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary, Kanaha Beach County Park, and the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.
Osaka is one of the major cities of Japan and is located in Pearl River Gionto, the main island of Honshu. Osaka is currently the headquarters of many multinational companies and its market is one of the most important in the world. Osaka is known for Bunraku (traditional puppet theaters), Kabuki theaters and more recently for manzai (improvised comedy). The city is also rich in museums.
The island of Pago Pago is the capital of American Samoa. The biggest industries of the island are tourism, entertainment, food and packaging plants tone. The island is a mix of suburban communities, a small town, canning factories and a harbor surrounded by cliffs that create a stunning backdrop.
French Polynesia is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of the French territory. The most famous island of French Polynesia is Tahiti, where is located Papeet. Here you can wonder around and visit on foot all the attractions such as Bougainville Park, the cathedral of Notre Dame, the presidential mansion, the city hall and the papeete market.
Raiatea island is the second largest island in the archipelago of French Polynesia. It's considered to be sacred and the cultural heart of all Polynesia. It was the first stop of the first Polynesians who arrived from Hawaii to settle in new places.
Rangiroa is the largest atoll in the Tuamotus, and one of the largest in the world. It is part of the Palliser group and it is located about 355 km Northeast of Tahiti. Black pearls are abundant in the atolls of French Polynesia. These pearls, which have a wide range of natural colors, from white to dark and all kind of grey, are the only cultured pearls in the world with so many different natural. Tourism is a major economic activity of the island with the exceptional lagoon and the passes which are good sites for scuba diving attract a steady number of tourists.
Semarang is the capital and largest city of the province of Central Java in Indonesia. The Semarang is the third most important port in Indonesia, after that of Surabaya and Jakarta. It exports mainly agricultural products, timber and rubber. The industrial sector is associated with shipbuilding, electronic, textile activities and food processing. The city is connected by a dense road, rail and air network with the country's largest cities.
Ho Chi Minh City is located on the Saigon River, in the southeastern region of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the economic center of Vietnam and major commercial and passenger port.
Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the War Museum and the Old Post Office. Elegant boulevards and historic buildings reflect the french colonial style, owing to the French occupation of Vietnam in the mid-nineteenth century.
Shanghai is located in the Yangtze River Delta in eastern China and once was a fishing and textiles town. Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port location and economic potential.Is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yuyuan Garden, as well as the extensive and growing Pudong skyline.
The skyscrapers and bright lights of Singapore hide an eclectic mix of cultures, religions, ancient treasures and British colonial influences that give to the city a distinct identity. A much different environment you are going to meet at the city's outskirts, with the lush rainforests of the nature reserves Boukit Timach and Central Katsment.
Sasebo is a city situated on Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan. The Seishin Cathedral, a Christian church built in 1930 is the city's symbol, while the Sasebo Zoological Park and Botanical Garden is a popular tourist attraction.
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.
Suva is the capital and main port of Fiji. In the city center stands the building of the Old Parliament. The library of the city, which was built in 1909, is a sample of colonial architecture. You must visit the Museum of Fiji,in Therston Gardens, where is exhibited a collection of Fijian artworks, the largest one worldwide. In Suva there are many parks with local species of flora of the South Pacific area.
Thursday Island is the administrative and commercial centre of the Torres Strait Islands, north of Queensland, Australia. The Thursday Island is noteworthy for being the most northerly in Australia.
Nowhere else in the world will you find the fascinating diversity of North Queensland. In just hours you can move from lush rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef, or from a luxurious resort on a tropical island to a cattle ranch. Townsville's many attractions include the world's largest living coral reef aquarium, a wildlife sanctuary, casino, beaches, museums, theatres, galleries and restaurants. Historic gold mining towns, National Parks and World Heritage areas lie to the north of Townsville, boasting rainforests, waterfalls, spectacular beaches and the sheltered waterways of the Hinchinbrook Channel.
There are 83 exotic islands that make up the amazing archipelago of Vanuatu. The Port Vila, the capital of the Efate island, is the heart of the all area. It is a place of extraordinary natural beauty and live ancient traditions of the first inhabitants. Cool off with a shower under waterfalls, enjoy a snack with fresh fruit or relax in the shade of a "banian" tree and feel like the happiest man on earth.
The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the Earth, that runs from the north to the south pole and demarcates one calendar day from the next. It passes through the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180° longitude but it deviates to pass around some territories and island groups.
The International Date line is on the opposite side of the Earth to the Prime Meridian. The Prime Meridian helps to define Universal Time and is the meridian from which all other time zones are calculated. The International Date Line and the moving point of midnight separate the two calendar days that are current somewhere on Earth.
Koh Samui is an island of natural beauty and charm,a place where you can have your holiday anyway you like it,kicked back and relaxed or active and fastpaced.Beautiful white sand beaches,clean,clear warm water,lush tropical,gardens and gentle ocean breezes await you at this ideal holiday destination.If you love the beach,this is the place for you.
Located at the southeast coast of China, Xiamen is a tourist city of Fujian Province famous for its attractive seascape.Is a coastal city in Fujian Province in China. It has been an important port for centuries and became one of China's earliest Special Economic Zones in the 1980s. The name Xiamen means "door to the house", referring to the city's centuries-old role as a gateway to China.It is not Shanghai or Hong Kong, but compared to most other cities in China, Xiamen is definitely a very vibrant, affluent and modern place. It got an international award in a contest for most livable cities in 2002; neighboring Quanzhou won the following year.The most important tourist area is Gulangyu Island, a small island which contains some beautiful colonial buildings and is car free.
|12||Hong Kong, China||14:00||00:00|
|13||Hong Kong, China||00:00||19:00|
|15||Hanoi (Halong Bay)||07:00||00:00|
|16||Hanoi (Halong Bay)||00:00||16:00|
|19||Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam||09:00||00:00|
|20||Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam||00:00||16:00|
|25||Koh Samui Thailand||10:00||19:00|
|40||Thursday Island, Australia||12:00||20:00|
|43||Townsville, Queensland, Australia||07:00||17:00|
|47||Port Vila, Vanuatu||08:00||17:00|
|48||Mystery Island (Vanuatu)||08:00||18:00|
|56||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||10:00||19:00|
|57||Papeete (Tahiti French Poly)||06:00||20:00|
|58||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||08:00||00:00|
|59||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||00:00||19:00|
|61||Rangiroa, Tuamotu Islands||09:00||18:00|
|63||Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands||08:00||16:00|
|68||Hilo (Hawai), USA||10:00||18:00|
|69||Kaiula Kona, Hawai, USA||07:00||18:00|
|70||Kahului (Maui) (Hawai)||07:00||18:00|
|71||Kauai (Nawiliwili), Hawaii||08:00||------|
|72||Honolulu (Oahu), Hawai, U.S.A||06:00||21:00|
|Year Refurbished: 2010||2019|
|Cruising Speed||18 Knots|
|Guest Capacity (double occupancy||684|
|Guest-to-Staff Ratio||1.71 to 1|
|Nationality of Officers||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