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Oceania South Pacific Cruise Reviews

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Nice ship, good dining, mediocre entertainment

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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traveld
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

Chosen for Easter Island port, but it was not meant to be. Surf conditions prevented us from going ashore. Whole ship disappointed. Anyone considering a similar cruise, recommend picking one with an overnight to double your chances of getting on the island. Evening entertainment was not very good. With a few exceptions, evenings were pretty boring. Very few ballroom dancing opportunities, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Amazing suite, fabulous service, delicious food, interesting ports

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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VisionaryJax
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The occasion was our 20th wedding anniversary, and we wanted to have a luxurious cabin on a great ship with no hassles. We are older and can't be bothered. We did a lot of research, planned and saved for a couple years so we could do everything first class, and this cruise, and this ship, really hit the mark. Pre-cruise Papeete 3 days/4 nights Because our cruise would take us only to 3 other ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Oceania Suite


The most rewarding cruise experience

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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slcdann
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I have never been on Oceania before (only Princess, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Holland America and Regent) and after the experience I had, I am going to try and limit my cruise experiences to Oceania, if at all possible. The way I was treated, the quality of the ship desgin and materials, the quality of the staff, the itinerary, and most importantly, the dining experience just set this cruise ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Great food, shore excursions and transfers overpriced

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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davidspence
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise went from Papeete, Tahiti, to Lima, Peru, with stops at Bora Bora, Fakarava, Pitcairn Island and Easter Island. At Pitcairn the local inhabitants (descendants of the Bounty mutineers) come on board to sell crafts and eat ice cream; one of them gave an interesting talk about life on the island. At Easter Island we were unable to land because of rough seas (apparently a fairly common ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Loved this ship!

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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PinguinVA
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first Oceania cruise after many on Celebrity and Holland America. Our French Polynesia cruise was a charter so some of our experiences likely are different from a "regular" cruise so I'll try to stick to the parts I think you would find on both. First of all, we loved the size of the ship compared to the larger ocean liners. At 1,200 guests this made the ship much more manageable ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Disappointed

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drreena
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are not new to cruising as this was our 15th cruise but the first with Oceania. We were attracted to Oceania because of the French Polynesia itinerary as well as its reputation for good service and food. We absolutely loved the itinerary as well as the very good service by our cabin staff and butler as well as the food in the specialty restaurants. However, we found that the added costs were ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Fabulous

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Flyingirl
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Honestly, our best cruise yet. We had a concierge level cabin and it was worth the splurge . The food was awesome in every restaurant and the main dining room. The ship was awesome as in being the right size and not too big. The service was awesome. The only thing that was a bit off was the fitness center. Not well appointed but, we just spent our time walking and swimming in the Tahitian waters ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level


Absolutely the best cruise I've ever been on!

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Catitude2
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

For the middle-aged and older crowd, this cruise was amazing! We arrived in Papeete a day early to insure we made the ship on time in case of any flight/weather issues. We stayed at the Intercontinental on Tahiti, which was very nice and they also had a fabulous Polynesian show the night we were there. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly, no problems. The thing I liked about ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Ripped off

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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Ericmalinee
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We travelled on 30 January for a 10 day Polynesian cruise on the ms marina and what should have been the trip I dreamed off turned completely bad due to incompetent staff. I like to warn future travelers to have a good medical insurance, lucky we had one. But honestly I felt shy to present these bills to the insurance. We were totally ripped off by the medical center. I understand that ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Best cuisine at sea?

Review for Marina to South Pacific

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mountainclimber1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Yes, Oceania has the best cuisine at sea, unless you are health conscientious. Overweight and obese passengers were in pig heaven on Marina. We personally found the food way too salty, too heavy with too much butter and too much sweet stuff. For the first time on a cruise we had trouble finding something that appealed to us. We personally love fruits, nuts, vegetables, good bred, fresh fish; ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


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