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A relative upstart among the cruise lines, having only been in existence since 2003, Oceania Cruises officially entered the big time in January 2011 with the launch of Marina, its first new-build. Sleek, ...
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353 Oceania Marina Cruise Reviews

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DandJCruisers
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We booked this cruise based on a recommendation from friends who had travelled the previous year. We successfully booked through our travel agent & then contacted Oceania Australia (OA) directly in regard to the La Reserve dinners ... Read more
Redskin Fan
Member Since 2011
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise of Polynesia solely because it was going to Easter Island - a port that few ships go to, and they are usually on a world cruise. We also were interested in going to the Pitcairn Islands, another port which is very ... Read more
Budriley999
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We flew to Tahiti - and after a very long journey getting there, arriving at 5 am, we were taken by bus to a hotel where we were left until we were picked up again and taken to our ship at noon. This meant we saw nothing of Tahiti ... Read more
Booopedo
Member Since 2013
1 review
66 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were booked on a 3 week cruise of the Tahitian Islands and missed our trip to Peru the year before and since this one ended in Lima, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to do both. Plus, it was less costly than Celebrity's cruise ... Read more
Ollieboy
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
17 night cruise started in Papeete. Easter Island was on the itinerary for this 17 night voyage. It was the only reason I chose this particular cruise. We were due to have two days on the island. Having arrived on time the Captain ... Read more

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ABubbe
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
We chose Oceania because of the itinerary. We have never been to the South Pacific or Easter Island before. With only about 800 passengers aboard, embarkation was swift. We were early so we didn't have access to our cabin but there ... Read more
AZAdventurer
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise primarily because the itinerary included Easter Island, but also because of Oceania's reputation for upscale cruising and wonderful food. What a disappointment this turned out to be! Although the food more than lived ... Read more
Eddie01Edster02
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
I chose this cruise lines because I thought they were above average and I was greatly disappointed. I paid a much higher price on this cruise line than others and it WAS NOT worth it. The food was average. The entertainment was not ... Read more
savvytraveler2
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Our sailing from Papeete to Lima was our 5th cruise with Oceania but our 1st on a larger O class ship. The ship was beautiful and as usual Oceania met our top three criteria with their wonderful crew, excellent cuisine and a super ... Read more
floridatravelersforlife
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
1,128 forum post
4 helpful votes
I have read some of the early reviews of the Papeete to Lima segment of the Marina Cruise. As usual, on certain points, I feel we were traveling on the ship in another dimension! It was wonderful cruise, with reality settling in from ... Read more

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TKCretired
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We arranged our own travel, so no input on Oceania's air scheduling. We enjoyed the ship, the size of the stateroom (Penthouse Suite) and the tub in the bath. The food was good in all venues, service was not. Red Ginger was our favorite ... Read more
asroc
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
67 forum posts
33 helpful votes
I have just completed my eighth voyage with Oceania Cruises. The introduction at the beginning of the Cruise Document package wished me an “unforgettable cruise”. It was an “unforgettable cruise”, for all the wrong ... Read more
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TravelingJohn
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed from Papeete, French Polynesia to Lima Peru. Cuisine on ship was unbelievable. Top quality food. No charge for specialty restaurant dining in the four specialty restaurants on board. Main dining room was excellent also. ... Read more
irisbax3
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I really enjoyed the Marina because they take such good care of their passengers. I wish we would have arrived in Papeete a day earlier to see that city but didn't want to pay the extra Air Deviation fee. Embarkation in ... Read more
philosophy
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
This cruise was to see islands in French Polynesia and travel to Lima via Easter Island. I had wanted to go to Easter Island since college- fifty plus years. This seemed to be a great way to visit. The ship was to be there two days. It ... Read more

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Cruiser Penny
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed March 2016
We had been to the Galápagos and Peru and wanted to go home by ship. We had been on the Nautica the previous year for a back to back that took us away from home for 2 months. My opinion is that even though the Marina is larger, ... Read more
palmerar@shaw.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our friends recommended we take this trip. We did the 10 day trip around the Tahitian Islands aboard the Marina. We upgraded to a Penthouse Room and we did fully enjoy the experience of our own butler and the executive lounge. The ... Read more
Rotenmutts
Member Since 2010
10 reviews
48 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The ship is in excellent shape now that it has aged a bit. The cabins seem smaller than the 242 sq. feet advertised. Oceania is now being cheap with soap and shampoo--not exactly what you expect from a luxury cruise. Other than that, ... Read more
whiteheath
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
The service on this ship was outstanding! Staff were very friendly and very helpful. However the general operation of the ship seemed to be sadly lacking. We rarely saw or heard from the captain other than to give us our compass bearing. ... Read more
Scraps7avernus
Member Since 2013
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
The Marina is a classy ship that was kept spotless. The highlight of the Marina was the friendliness and service of the crew. Oceania's employee training program must be top notch because every crew member we encountered said yes with a ... Read more

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Jammu2
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
1 forum post
19 helpful votes
I haven't published a review in some time, as many of the major cruise lines have thousands of reviews already and what can I add? But Oceania doesn't currently have that many reviews up, and certainly not many of this particular cruise ... Read more
sameh125
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
This was our second experience on Oceania, the first being the Riviera in the Med. The ship sponsored shore excursions as noted in previous comments were really limited coach tours of the countryside. One described as an extraordinary rail ... Read more
rmvennett
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our fourth Oceania cruise and we have become accustomed to the high standard of service and food. One disadvantage of going ashore in a tender/life boat is that high waves will keep you onboard. That happened on one stop in ... Read more
Glenn22
Member Since 2016
1 review
31 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are in our mid 60's and have sailed 7 times in last 7 years. After 2 cruises on Celebrity Millenium ships we decided to go upscale and try Oceania Marina in 2011. One month prior to sailing, we were offered and accepted a bargain ... Read more
possumblue
Member Since 2012
1 review
43 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I am a fan of Oceania, having travelled on a few of their ships. I find the cruise line perfect for us, not to big just the right amount of quests on board. We found the ship clean, comfortable and the food excellent, the quality and ... Read more

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