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76 Oceania South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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Manzana66
Member Since 2008
1 review
31 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
My husband and I spent 10 days aboard the Marina of Oceania Cruises February – March 15 to 25 2015. We had a room on Deck level 10, Concierge level A1. Our room was very nice with a spacious bath which included a marbled bath and a ... Read more
surrey,b.c.
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Beautiful ship, our accomodation was terrific, crew were beyond great, food in every restaurant and buffet was superb. It was probably the best cruise we have been on and hopefully will be going again next year. The crew at every place ... Read more
mediapro
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
82 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We recently sailed on the Oceania Marina to one of our bucket list destinations, the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. The great news first! FOOD, Without a doubt, Oceania has discovered the secret to great meals at sea. My ... Read more
Tsunami74
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
16 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
We booked this cruise almost a year in advance to celebrate our both being retired and now able to travel The cruise itself was, for the most part, wonderful. However, the travel service left us down. The ship and cabin were ... Read more
Spudsmack
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
28 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
Our debut for Oceania and the M/S Marina. Very impressed with the ship and her crew,from overall condition, decor, and attentativeness. The trip itself was spectacular at the begining and the end, while interesting in between (glad we saw ... Read more

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texasag
Member Since 2004
1 review
70 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First let me say we are in our 50's, I think this is important because a review from someone my age may be very different from someone in their 70's. We are also from the US. We allowed Oceania to make our flight reservations so we flew ... Read more
frantic cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I spent 32 days aboard the Marina of Oceania Cruises February - March 2015. We had a room on Deck level 9, Concierge level A2. Our room was very nice with a spacious bath which included a marbled bath and a shower. The room ... Read more
Annemdoglover
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Well, where do I begin? Oceania Cruise Line far surpasses any cruise line I have sailed. I've sailed 8 different cruise lines and many numerous times. I would consider myself to be fairly seasoned as far as cruising goes. With that being ... Read more
cokertexas
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Although this review may seem long I took quite a few notes since the ship itself had mixed reviews so I might give a good perspective on the cruise line, the ship, and the itinerary as well. Our cruise was the Pearls of the South Pacific ... Read more
andrek
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
352 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
Our flight to Papeete was on time and we landed in Papeete at 5:15am on the day we were to embark on the cruise. We did not sign up for the expensive transfers ($129pp) to the port and took a cab to the city center and had them drop us at ... Read more

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Delraybabe1
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
WOW just returned, what a beautiful place. Oceania was a lovely ship. Air Tahiti was good but must complain the seats were very uncomfortable for a person with a bad back, they were on time and the luggage arrived. The cruise wanted a ... Read more
flyingdutchman6989
Member Since 2013
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We're seasoned cruisers (33 total - going all the way back to Grace Lines "Santa Rosa" in 1957), and this marked our first time aboard Oceania. We sailed on Marina from Valparaiso on 17 Dec & disembarked in Tahiti on 4 Jan 2015. We'd ... Read more
Hawaiidan
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
4,896 forum posts
0 helpful votes
In reading other reviews some left me shaking my head..were the on the same ship as me?  Too I have seen over the top WOW's. Then there is me... first of all these are my opinions and experiences and can thus be totally skewed by ... Read more
GliderM
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We took the Islands & Incas cruise on the Oceania Marina in April/May 2014. Easter Island was one of the ports of call. This is a blog on our visit. Easter Island did not disappoint. We had two good days of nice, warm sunny weather, ... Read more
lais
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
1,807 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
This was our first time on the Marina and for us it was by far the best cruise ship we have been on. The cabins are roomy, clean and comfortable. The service is great and so is the food. Oceania does everything to make your cruise an ... Read more
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oldreb
Member Since 2006
1 review
39 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We were attracted to Oceania on the Islands to Incas Cruise because of the ports visited and the claims of outstanding food. Most of our Ocean travel has been on Holland America, with one Royal Caribbean and one Azamara. Our report is a ... Read more
mccrearyg
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
We had the great pleasure of sailing on Marina for her Islands and Incas trip for 17 days from Tahiti to Lima Peru. The itinerary was fantastic: Tahiti, Hurahine, Bora Bora (overnight), Fakarava, Adamstown - Pitcairn Islands, Hanga Roa ... Read more
workstocruise
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
292 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After many cruises with RCI, Princess, and Celebrity, DH and I decided to try Oceania. French Polynesia was on our bucket list and this ship and itinerary were perfect. Oceania is definitely a step up from RCI and Princess, but we felt was ... Read more
dotel
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
My husband & I along with 2 other couples went on our first Oceania cruise to the South Pacific, also for the first time. We LOVED it! It is one of the most beautiful places on the planet with vibrant colors & pristine waters. We ... Read more
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pj_stewart
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We tried this ship based on recommendations of friends, and we are very pleased that we did. The 14 day cruise took in the highlights of French Polynesia as well as a stop in The Cook Islands. Most of the ports required tenders into the ... Read more

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Liat
Member Since 2003
12 reviews
1,327 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2014
Why again?  This was our third cruise to French Polynesia, the first two being on Tahitian Princess in 2008 and Royal Princess in 2010. Simply put; we love these islands, their laid back atmosphere, the beautiful lagoon waters, the ... Read more
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lomimu
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our first cruise with Oceania, and we were curious if it would live up to its reputation. It definitely did - and we'll cruise Oceania again. Flight We had a 7 and a 6 hour layover at LAX, which was less than ideal. However, once we were ... Read more
tvmovielover
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
255 forum posts
0 helpful votes
If reading the other reviews of this cruise, they are either great or would not recommend this cruise. We had a 5 star experience but even on board, I could see that it was a no, 1, or 2 star experience for others. Read CC and other ... Read more
Snoog
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The start was not so good as no one seemed to have a clue what was happening with embarkation. We got a note pushed under our hotel door saying that embarkation was to 5pm even though we were due early embarkation as part of our suite. We ... Read more
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Hpmg87a@aol.com
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
So Oceania's Marina is beautiful and the crew and staff are the best., but that doesn't make up for the negatives. They advertise free air fare. Which is a chartered flight out if LAX on Tahiti Air. This flight is miserable. The plane is ... Read more

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