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Nadaks
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Have done many cruises on the Nautica. Love the small ship atmosphere and the\of the ability of the ship to stop in smaller ports. The ship is beautifully decorated and easy to negotiate. There is a great selection of dining choices ... Read more
Peter Bosworth
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
The destinations of Iceland and Greenland were new to us and were as hoped for. We had sailed with Oceania before on Insignia and thoroughly enjoyed it with good shows and lectures. This one was different as the shows were poor ... Read more
T Noosa
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed June 2016
This was our first time on Oceania, recommended by our travel agent, we have cruised approx 20 times on 7 different cruise lines, including Crystal, Seabourn, Ponant, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Azamera & Star line, .This was by far ... Read more
tourfrance
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 helpful votes
OVERVIEW: We (my wife and I) selected this cruise based on previous experience sailing with Oceania, and also the itinerary of this specific cruise. The Norwegian Fjords were on our "bucket list" and this cruise also included ... Read more
Jocko.48
Member Since 2016
1 review
27 helpful votes
We have taken two previous Oceania Cruises and have very much enjoyed cruising with Oceania both on their larger ships and smaller one. Although the Nautica is small,it was comfortable. My husband refuses to take a cruise serving ... Read more
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Lindadirk
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
We originally chose a cruise of New England and Canada, but Oceania offered us an upgrade to a Penthouse suite to change to a Scandinavian Cruise on the Baltic Sea-Southampton, England to Copenhagen, Denmark (12 days). We arrived a day ... Read more
Starbirdie
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for its itinerary to sail around the coast of Spain. We wanted to try a smaller ship, as we had sailed on all big ships in the past (1900+, and mostly 3000+). I guess you would consider Oceania a hybrid luxury line, ... Read more
krow13
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
4 forum posts
24 helpful votes
Our first Oceania cruise and sadly our last. For the following reasons: The Nautica did have good food, some of the best we've had on a cruise ship. The service was OK but it was very slow at several of our meals in the main dining ... Read more
Cruise4476
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
26 helpful votes
We have cruised many times with mid-size ships primarily on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess and wanted to see if we'd enjoy the "lite" luxury of Oceania. Pros: Small ship experience, no crowds. No art sales, photos & ... Read more
CorgiNole
Member Since 2016
1 review
52 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my first cruise with Oceania (have cruised in the past on larger ships/other lines) and Mom's 9th cruise with Oceania (5th on the Nautica). Traveling with an experienced cruiser makes a difference! We flew into Athens a day ... Read more
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nurse44
Member Since 2010
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Lovely Ship, Very well maintained and my first trip with Oceania. We have done quite a few in the past with other lines..Service is their main focus with food being the second.The veranda is standard size BUT the bed was amazing, I wanted ... Read more
bengaltiger
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Great itinerary - Oceania goes where most others don't Small ship experience, personally it did not matter to me either way. I like them both! Great service and amenities Veranda cabin 6000 right in the front. Great view every ... Read more
Chekhov
Member Since 2007
1 review
68 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The cruise went to specific countries we wanted to visit. The trivia team games were fun! The lecturer from UCLA, Dr. Teofilo Ruiz, was superb and the best historian I have ever heard on a cruise and I have been on 30 cruises. The ... Read more
MeMa6
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for ports and because there was bridge. Embarkation was easy; disembarkation was chaos. We were given times to disembark in groups. Repeated announcements said Indian officials were not ready, but did not tell later ... Read more
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Charlie2dog
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Chose for itinerary, time of year and previous Oceania Experience. Oceania however changed itinerary dropping disembarkation port of Istanbul and day in Ephesus. Added Rhodes, Santorini and disembark in Athens, areas we have previously ... Read more
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KCEconomist
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
We were very disappointed in the Concierge veranda room on the Nautica. After a prior cruise on the Marina, we expected a quality experience. It was a very small room, little closet space, a very small bathroom ( difficult to use) and the ... Read more
Kiwitraveller90
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
We have completed 5 cruises, 3 on Nautica back to back and 2 on Marina back to back in the last 18 months. Chose to return to Nautica for our 6th cruise of 18 nights as we found Marina impersonal and lacking the atmosphere of Nautica. ... Read more
Tall Ship
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
Oceania is our favourite cruise line, having completed 11 cruises. We have sailed on all their ships except the newest Sarina. Compared to some other cruise lines we have sailed with, Oceania is absolutely the best, and the crew on all ... Read more
Julienr46
Member Since 2016
1 review
36 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We loved the itinerary. The service was impeccable. Dr. Ruiz was brilliant and spellbinding. The food was delicious, especially Polo. I enjoyed the shows, coloring and the movies when not on excursions. We had a perfect outside ... Read more
Economist cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
we chose the cruise because we had been on the Oceania marina a year before and the cruise was excellent (New Zealand to Tahiti). Also, the countries visited (China to India) were new to us. We selected a concierge veranda room, but there ... Read more
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pglg
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Difficult weather conditions were compounded by Nautica Purser staff struggling to efficiently deal with immigration requirements and made for a chaotic cruise. It is as if Oceania did not cruise to these ports (in China, Korea and Japan) ... Read more
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Hrothgar
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Disorganised staff lost us three days of shore trips and no apology. Extremely dismissive attitude: 'don't worry you'll get your money back at the end. (In USD at a very poor rate). Money back is not the issue. A trip to the Great Wall, ... Read more
Oldtony77
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
30 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We are new to Oceania and had booked what we considered to be a great N. Asia port programme. In the end so much of it just didn't happen. I guess they tried hard to overcome the problems that beset this cruise but the first requirement ... Read more
klang64
Member Since 2010
1 review
5 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We did the Beijing to Hong Kong cruise. Absolute chaos at the start when our ship could not dock in Tianjin and some 600 passengers had arrived at the port. There was no one from the shipping company or the port authority who could tell us ... Read more
Tara975
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Interesting Itinerary Hong Kong/Bangkok. Cabin on Deck 7 with Balcony. Small cabin compared to other Cruise lines we have been on. As you enter, Wardrobes on left , Bathroom on right. When W 'robe doors are open, light is obscured , ... Read more
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