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Oceania Cruises

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About Oceania Cruises

Oceania is a small-ship cruise line for grownups, with an emphasis on destination-intensive itineraries. A focus on culinary exploration translates into multiple onboard dining venues with no surcharges, wine-pairing dinners and a series of unique foodie tours in port.

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Sirena
Sirena

10 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

240 Reviews
Leaving:Lisbon
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Sep 12, 2023
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Nautica
Nautica

21 Night
Australia CruiseDetails

355 Reviews
Leaving:Tahiti
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Feb 29, 2024
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Nautica
Nautica

10 Night
Tahiti CruiseDetails

355 Reviews
Leaving:Tahiti
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
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Vista
Oceania Vista (Image: Oceania Cruises)

12 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Oct 30, 2024
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Virgin Voyages

18 Night
South America CruiseDetails

720 Reviews
Leaving:Lima
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Mar 19, 2023
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18 Night
Southeast Asia CruiseDetails

204 Reviews
Leaving:Hong Kong
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Jun 2, 2023
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22 Night
Repositioning CruiseDetails

204 Reviews
Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Apr 26, 2023
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Cruise Critic Favorite

10 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

707 Reviews
Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
May 22, 2023
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7 Night
Bermuda CruiseDetails

204 Reviews
Leaving:New York
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
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7 Night
Alaska CruiseDetails

383 Reviews
Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Sep 26, 2024
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10 Night
Middle East CruiseDetails

707 Reviews
Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Dec 19, 2023
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10 Night
Tahiti CruiseDetails

383 Reviews
Leaving:Tahiti
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
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77 Night
World CruiseDetails

383 Reviews
Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Oct 4, 2023
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51 Night
World CruiseDetails

204 Reviews
Leaving:New York
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Jul 12, 2024
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

707 Reviews
Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Sep 26, 2022
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Who goes on Oceania cruise ships?

Passengers tend to be 50-plus and well traveled, hailing mostly from the U.S. and Canada; generally, the longer the cruise, the older the cruiser. The line also draws travelers from the U.K., Ireland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Generally, Oceania doesn't have a formal children's program or onboard facilities, but in Alaska the line offers the Alaska Explorer Youth Program for kids between the ages of 5 and 12, with activities that reflect the region.

Do I have to dress up on a Oceania cruise?

The dress code onboard Oceania cruise ships is country club casual, intended to partner perfectly with the line's "whatever you want, whenever you want" mindset. Passengers typically do dress up, by their own choice, for occasions like a night dining in Jacques Pepin's onboard restaurant, and you won't see jeans, shorts, T-shirts or tennis shoes in the dining venues.

Is everything free on Oceania cruises?

Oceania is partially inclusive. All Oceania cruisers get free and unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, specialty coffees, teas and juices, as well as free unlimited internet and at least one reservation at the specialty restaurants. (Repeaters can go again by getting placed on a waiting list.)

Oceania cruisers have two fare options: Cruise Only or OLife Choice. Those who select the higher-priced OLife Choice fare receive complimentary round trip airfare and their choice of one of three options: up to eight shore excursions, a free beverage package or up to $800 shipboard credit. Passengers in the same stateroom must select the same amenity.

Extra costs include shore excursions, alcoholic beverages, spa and beauty services, and shop purchases. Cruisers in higher accommodation categories may have more inclusions.

What are Oceania’s most popular activities?

The spotlight onboard an Oceania sailing is on the destination, and enrichment lectures are always well attended. When the ships are at sea, many passengers head for the English-style library to stake out a huge leather chair and a good book along with pastry and coffee. The fitness center and spa also get a lot of use, and on Marina and Riviera, the large Artist's Loft studio is usually filled to capacity for creative workshops in painting and drawing, as are the Culinary Center's hands-on cooking classes.

Cruisers also show up for martini and wine tastings, lavish afternoon teas and classical string ensembles.

Why go with Oceania?

  • Luxury, destination-intensive sailing focusing on dining, service.
  • Country club casual dress code onboard.
  • One of the best value-for-money options in cruising.

Best for: Foodies, and those who want a more a la carte upscale experience

Not for: Night owls who want a variety of entertainment options

Oceania Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Enjoyable return to cruising

However it was still very good and it was a pleasure to be served such good food in a beautiful dining room.Chose this cruise as we like Oceania, embarkation close to home, and because of the port calls around the North Sea and part of Southern Baltic.Read More
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zanzan

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Really Fun Trip for a Family Group (5 cabins!)

We chose Oceania because of the relatively small ship size, the reputation for service and food, the ratio of crew to passengers (around 600 passengers/400 crew), and the great ten day itinerary along the Southeastern coast of Alaska." Just getting everyone to the cruise ship in time turned out to be a logistical miracle that could have gone very wrong, so we started out on an excellent note!Read More
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slgslc

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Oceania has become the Amtrak of cruise lines

" The mixed drinks were "short pours" with little or no ice.Time in Bermuda was cut short.Read More
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seajenks

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Great to be back...

The food on the ship was excellent, and I prefer the main dining room to the blah specialty restaurants.Service in the amin ding room was excellent, and the ship was at about 85% capacity.Read More
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Off Shore

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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