Oceania Cruises has announced details on its winter 2016-2017 itineraries, including voyages on the line's newest ship, Sirena.
Oceania Cruises’ early booking incentives program, OLife Advantage, has been extended to include all 2016-17 Winter Collection sailings. Guests who book before December 31, 2015, are eligible for numerous complimentary amenities, including free shore excursions, unlimited Internet and pre-paid gratuities.
The 2016-17 Winter Collection itineraries include visits to 19 ports of call that are new to Oceania Cruises, including:
- Alotau, Papua New Guinea
- Arica, Chile
- Broome, Australia
- Burnie (Tasmania), Australia
- Catalina Island, California
- Ensenada, Mexico
- Esperance, Australia
- Exmouth, Australia
- Golfito, Costa Rica
- Harvest Caye, Belize
- La Paz, Mexico
- Manzanillo, Mexico
- Nelson, New Zealand
- Sept-Iles, Quebec
- Perth (Fremantle), Australia
- Portland, Australia
- Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- Penneshaw (Kangaroo Island), Australia
Other highlights of the new 2016-2017 Winter Collection are:
For its first set of winter cruises, the new Sirena is slated for 14 journeys through the Caribbean and Pacific regions. A Christmas-time cruise, Pacific Holidays is a 16-day voyage from Miami to Los Angeles that traverses the Panama Canal. Others visit destinations in Mexico and Central America, as well as itineraries to Hawaii, South Pacific islands, and throughout Australia.
The Americas are the focus of Regatta’s voyages, including the 22-day Patagonian Odyssey. From Buenos Aires, the journey traverses through the Strait of Magellan and the Chilean fjords, winding around Cape Horn en route to Lima while making 11 stops in South America. Additionally, new Caribbean sailings travel through the Panama Canal and explore Mexico’s Copper Canyon.
In January 2017, Insignia will depart Miami on the Around the World in 180 Days cruise, visiting 98 ports in 36 countries on six continents. Guests also have the option to choose from eight individual segments of the voyage.
Journeys through Asia and Africa comprise Nautica’s eight itineraries, four of which are new. Among them are the 30-day Cape Town to Singapore journey through the Indian Ocean – Safaris, Temples & Jewels – which visits 15 ports, including Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Malé, the capital of the Maldives.
Three South American voyages and several throughout the Caribbean highlight the itineraries offered on Marina. Also, a 21-day transoceanic voyage – Passage to Discovery – travels from Miami to Lisbon with excursions in the Caribbean and off the west coast of Africa.
Most of Riviera’s seven- to 14-day voyages explore the Caribbean, including the round-trip Islands in the Sun cruise from Miami that calls on Grand Turk and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, among others.