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Oceania Nautica Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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39 Oceania Nautica Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


fishr avatar

fishr

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very rough start and sailing, but in the end but in the end excellent

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We were on what was actually the first ten days of a thirty day cruise. We embarked in Venice . We arrived in Venice three nights early on our own (infinitely cheaper than letting Oceania arrange it). There are two ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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rlb1950

9 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Oceania vs. Princess

For those interested in a comparison, let's look at the differences between Oceania and Princess. We were on the 18-day Dublin-Copenhagen segment. This was our first cruise with Oceania. We are elite with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Spudsmack

9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

When Do We Get to the Next Port?

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. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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leaj

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

South African Splendor

My husband & I chose this trip so he could take some CE and do a safari!. We booked the pre-cruise safari at Lion Sands River Lodge. While Oceania did not really do a good job with communicating our hotel info or ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Pickleball Girl

1 Review Written

Ship & Crew Awesome...Excursions, Not So Much

The Ship, Cabin, Dining, Entertainment & Service were Excellent. Unfortunately, Travel that far is also about, if not mainly, the location and that experience. Ireland and its people were a found Treasure in spite ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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9singer27

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary/Uneven Ship Service

The cruise had a fabulous itinerary and we chose it for that. We were not disappointed. The cruise was amazing and the ports were phenomenal. Everything was interesting and easily explored. Sometimes we had to ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Roselawn_1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

High Pressure Sales

We took an Athens-Rome Mediterranean cruise on Marina in 2017. Loved the ship and the experience. We purchased this cruise on board. Nautica is much smaller than Marina but is dated and lacks the feeling of space ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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PanAm88

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Oceania is In the top 10%. Cruised 1-2 times/year since 1972.

Destination, ports and season always win out over cruiseline loyalty. 12 days Stockholm to Southampton. 3 days in St. Petersburg was the highlight. Booked 3 day small group tour with Russian agent. Elisabeth of TJ ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bertstone

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous ports of call.

Very worthwhile cruise to see new and exciting ports on a first class ship. Although staterooms are.a bit compact and we prefer the “O” class ships, the smaller ship allowed us to dock close to city centers in ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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patzimbo

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Nautica - 30 day Cruise from Cape Town to Singapore

We chose this cruise as we have already sailed on the Oceania line (Riviera). An added bonus was the fact that the departure port was in our home city of Cape Town. We also wanted a longer cruise and 30 days was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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cruisegermany

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Small ship with an excellent kitchen

Oceania is well-known as the upper premium class cruise line with excellent gourmet food. indeed, the appearance of the buffet restaurant could compete with fine dining serviced restaurants on other vessels. The ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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snirkle

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The good and the bad of Nautica

WE chose the Baltic cruise because we liked the itinerary and wanted to try Oceania Cruiseline. We like the smaller ships and this fit the need. The ship itself is well maintained and the common areas are nice. I ...
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Sail Date August 2017


LibraryJo avatar

LibraryJo

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise!

Three days in St Petersburg is what drew us to this particular cruise. From the moment we stepped on board, we felt like family. Everyone was so pleasant -- the crew and the passengers! Our cabin attendant was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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DeepSnap

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Concur with HMCSBN's review

Recognizing that at any given time, the Wait Staff on a cruise ship is almost always in flux, we got the feeling many of the staff had just reported in for their first contract. HMCSBN nailed it on the crush for a ...
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Sail Date July 2017


MaeJohn avatar

MaeJohn

1 Review Written

Great ports of call and selected excursions on a smaller ship

This was two ports in Scotland, three in Ireland plus Iceland and Greenland and Fareo islands. The North Atlantic was rough but we endured. We knew the smaller 55 thousand ton ship would have pluses and minuses, so ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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chirk

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Amazing Vista Suite, but...

We are active, mature, independent experienced travelers who've been on 10 cruises or so. We had booked Oceania's Lima-Miami cruise, which they must have oversold because they kept sending emails inviting us to ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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teasel john

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

FAR EAST EXPLORATION

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary which started in china and included japan,vietnam,cambodia and thailand. Initially the weather was cold,nearly freezing but warmed up as we headed south finishing at 97 ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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cv8007

1 Review Written

African Sojourn

This was a destination specific cruise. Lecturer Mike Boll was fabulous giving histories of the countries visited. All nationalities were onboard which was a great mix. Entertainment was average & the so ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Wong1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

General Comments

Oceania always provide good services, food and entertainment. The only disappointments were the cancellation of Istanbul and Cairo within the lists of Port of Call. Those cities were the reasons for the initial ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Invicta1948

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

An enjoyable first ocean cruise which met most of our expectations.

As virgin ocean cruisers, but experienced river cruisers, we were not sure what to expect. We chose this particular cruise mainly because of the reputation of Oceania, the cruise had only one sea day, a relatively ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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blondietoo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

1st time but not the last!

Just back from our first but not last Oceania cruise.We did a 12 day Baltic cruise in verandah stateroom aft on deck 6. Great location. Quiet. Handy for the Terrace Cafe. Used the stairs all the time. Room is ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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cuttingedgeglassworks

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic food, great service, terrific ports - what more could you ask

We really enjoyed this Baltic cruise on the Nautica. We like the way we are treated by Oceania and we especially enjoy the food onboard. This cruise was port intensive with only one sea day, so we knew that there ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Jocko.48

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Onboard Experience/ Substandard Outside Excursions

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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caroline o

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Fantastic Service, Very Good Food

Nautica is kept in very good nick, deck 7 concierge cabin small but manageable..just, crew well trained and cleverly rehearsed. Entertainment led by Skeggy man Nolan good. Food was really really on the button ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Lorraine Giddings

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous South East Asia Cruise

This review is for the Nautica cruise to South East Asia departing from Hong Kong on 24 January 2016. Overall we had an absolutely fabulous cruise with a varied and interesting itinerary, the highlights being Ho ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Nautica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining5.04.3
Entertainment3.03.3
Public Rooms5.04.4
Fitness Recreation5.03.8
Family2.01.5
Enrichment5.03.5
Service4.04.5
Value For Money5.03.5
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