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Cape Town Oceania Nautica Cruise Reviews

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How to keep 600 people happy during a Coronavirus scare!!!

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paula1947
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

All staff and crew were brilliant - it was a nightmare situation for them to deal with. Everyone was behind them - they did all they could to keep us all safe and happy. A wonderful crew and we love Oceania anyway!!! Everyone is very friendly, the crew relate so well to the guests, nothing is too much trouble and there is a general feeling of bonhomie. Even before the refurb of Nautica, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Poor service , poor food , poor staff

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SusanelizabethP
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I usually cruise Celebrity but chose this cruise for its itinerary and the reputation of excellent food and service . Unfortunately we were disappointed by both . The embarkation was a disaster . Due to high winds in Cape Town the ship was late in arriving in dock . In fact over a day late but it did not warn passengers On the day , no one answered phone calls and there ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


A Solid Upscale Cruising Experience

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Rutman
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It is probably important for you to know my wife and I are seasoned cruisers. Over the past 25 years we’ve sailed a total of 31 times on Celebrity, Azamara, Viking Ocean, Holland America, Cunard, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, NCL, and MSC. This was our first sailing with Oceania. We picked this cruise largely because of the itinerary and the price, which was moderate for an upscale ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Inside


Great cruise on a mediocre ship

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theTaxZombie
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

The cruise was an amazing adventure - from the cities of Cape Town, Colombo & Singapore to island countries of Seychelles & Maldives, being able to see 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, African buffalo, rhino, lion & leopard - only one we didn't see was the leopard). Some amazing sights in the various ports - giant turtles of the Seychelles, the submarine ride in the Maldives, Freddy Mercury's birthplace ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


When Do We Get to the Next Port?

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Spudsmack
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Third time on Oceania, first time on the R-Class Nautica. Had a great time on this 30-day cruise up the east coast of Africa and then Asia seeing some out of the way places but meeting some great people onboard. The biggest detractor on this cruise was time and how long it takes to get from point A to point B. Itinerary Planning - This is a shared responsibility between Oceania Corporate and ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Best O trip and ship yet...!

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zimflyer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Staff, Cruise Director, Chefs, food and service absolutely first rate, and not just for a few days...it was 35 days of pampering. FANTASTIC... keep it up Oceania. CONS: The drinks were pricey, but we could have picked a drink package. Casino was very quiet slots extremely tight, but Manager explained Oceania has just taken contract back from previous independent operator and will be ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Floating Retirement home

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ChristianAdventurers
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise because of the unique African itinerary. We have done about 20 other cruises. We are used to sailing with "older" cruisers but this was the first time we felt like we were in a retirement home. This was due to the boring "party" band. Almost everyone on board was in bed by 9pm. Maybe 10pm if you count the uninspiring guest performers shows. Luke's show was an exception, very ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


The best of over 20 cruises on 7 cruise lines!

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Professional Pilgrim
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We LOVED Oceania's ms Nautica! Only 650 passengers (maximum possible = 684), and a huge, very international crew. An older but well-maintained intimate ship, full of beautiful art; fabulous food (the best we have ever savoured afloat); excellent singers and dancers; a personable cruise director (he made up for the humourless captain); and great cabin/dining service in every respect. Very ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Oceania - Listen to your guests

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2greynomads
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Itinerary was our priority and I fully understand missing Mombasa but from then on it went downhill. Due to currents etc.???, we battled to make ports on time, resulting in less and less time in port. There was no plan B with Nautica, the currents are always there and the weather was not that bad. The itinerary was cut so fine. There was no give in the itinerary, at all, for conditions that ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Fabulous cruise. Ship was great. Ports were interesting

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Mocha15
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ship's crew, staff, and officers were very friendly and competent. They took very good care of us and made us feel appreciated. Production team (4 singers/dancers, 2 fantastic dancers) were excellent. Overall food quality and service was very good. Ken Beattie was one of the best guest lecturers we have ever had. We did the Oceania precruise out of Johannesburg which included Victoria ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite


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