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Nautica<br>30 Night Serenity to Safaris<br>Dubai to Cape Town

Nautica
30 Night Serenity to Safaris
Dubai to Cape Town

Ship: Nautica
Cruise Line: Oceania Cruises
Departures:  07 December 2019
Duration: 30 Nights
Ports: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Muscat, Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore, Cochin, Male, La Digue, Mahe, Port Louis, Pointe Des Galets, Maputo, Richards Bay, Durban, Mossel Bay, Cape Town
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Dubai
Airport gateway (Departure) : Cape Town

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* Ports of call may vary based on itinerary and departure dates selected

 

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***O Life Choice Offer***

Offered on all sailings departing on or after 01 January 2018 and is available to all guests. These fares will now provide guests with complimentary amenities to enhance their Oceania Cruises holiday.

- FREE Unlimited Internet

PLUS Choose ONE of the below offers:
- FREE House Beverage Package (worth US$39.95 per person per day)
- FREE US$800 ship-board credit
- 8 FREE Shore Excursions

O Life Choice offers are per stateroom and valid until 30 December 2018, unless withdrawn earlier subject to availability.

* All prices quoted are PER PERSON in Australian Dollars and include taxes, fees and port expenses (if applicable).
* All prices quoted are for the cruise departing on 07 December 2019. Prices for alternative departure dates may vary.

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***O Life Choice Offer***

Offered on all sailings departing on or after 01 January 2018 and is available to all guests. These fares will now provide guests with complimentary amenities to enhance their Oceania Cruises holiday.

- FREE Unlimited Internet

PLUS Choose ONE of the below offers:
- FREE House Beverage Package (worth US$39.95 per person per day)
- FREE US$800 ship-board credit
- 8 FREE Shore Excursions

O Life Choice offers are per stateroom and valid until 30 December 2018, unless withdrawn earlier subject to availability.

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Ports

Dubai

A relatively new tourist destination, Dubai has gained in popularity in the recent years. It is essentially a desert city with superb infrastructure, liberal policies and excellent tourist amenities. Just 5 hrs from Europe and 3 hrs from most parts of Asia, Dubai makes a great short break for shopping, partying, sunbathing, fine dining, sporting events, and even a few sinful pleasures. It is a city of superlatives: for the fastest, biggest, tallest, largest and highest, Dubai is the destination.

Country - United Arab Emirates
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 8kms
Currency - Emirati Dirham (AED)

Places of Interest
The Burj Hotel, Duty Free Shopping Centres, Bastakiya

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi offers all the attractions of a top class international resort... plus a taste of something extra. It combines year-round sunshine and superb facilities for leisure and recreation with the spice and mystique of an Arabian adventure. Steeped in the ancient culture and heritage of Arabia, the strong tradition of desert hospitality lives on in the genuine warmth and friendliness that welcomes the visitor.

Country - United Arab Emirates
Distance from port to City - 10km
Distance from port to Airport - 40km
Currency - UAE Dirham (AED) 

Places of Interest

Red Bull air race, Qasr Al Hosn palace, Bedouin heritage village, Corniche & breakwater

Fujairah

The historical importance of Fujairah goes back to the period that preceded birth of the Christ, it was known in the old ages as land of the sea giants, and was the first home for immigrants who came from the southeast of Arabian Peninsula and who were later known as the Phoenicians.

Country - United Arab Emirates
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Currency - UAE Dirham (AED)

Places of Interest

Power Boat Racing World Championship, Ain Al Ghamour Mountain hot springs, Ain Madhab Park

Muscat

Situated on a striking cove on the Gulf of Oman, ringed by striking volcanic mountains and guarded by two ancient Portuguese forts, diminutive Muscat is the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. Its architecture is a picturesque blend of Arab, Indian, African and European styles. Look for the sultan's palace at the water's edge, or visit the important national museum.

Country - Oman
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance from port to Airport - 6kms
Currency - Omani Rial (OMR)

Places of Interest
Sultan's Palace, National Museum

Mumbai

The financial capital and most populous city in India, Mumbai is a diverse, vibrant, multi-cultural, modern city teeming with crowds. Situated on the west coast of India, Mumbai is the capital ofthe state of Maharashtra and home to 20 million people.

Country: India

Currency:  Indian Rupee

Places of Interest: Manu Bhavan Museum,  Juhu Beach, Gateway of India, Jijamata Udyan Zoo, Elepnata and Kanheri Caves

 

Goa

The city of Mormugao in Goa state is situated on the west coast of India. Mormugao Harbour is one of the region's most impressive natural ports, offering an incredibly romantic view at sunset, especially when approaching from the waters of the Arabian Sea. Mormugao is a peaceful retreat from the larger cities, with its enchanting Portuguese architecture, golden beaches, and exquisite fresh seafood.

Country - India
Distance from port to City - 10 kms
Distance from port Airport - 385 kms
Currency - Indian Rupees (INR)

Places of Interest
Marmagoa Harbour, Marmagoa Fort, Bom Jesus Basilica

Mangalore

 

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Cochin

Cochin (now known as Kochi) is a city in the Indian state of Kerala and is one of the principal seaports of the country.

Country - India
Distance from port to City - 1km
Distance from port to Airport - 1000kms
Currency - Indian Rupees (INR)

Places of Interest
Elephant Training Centre, Hill Palace Museum, Museum of Kerala, Mattancherry, Thirumala Devaswom Temple, Malayattoor, Cherai Beach

Male

La Digue



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Mahe

Port Louis

Capital and main port of Mauritius, Port Louis was founded by the French in 1735. The harbour lies sheltered in a semi-circle of mountains. The town has plenty of character, its past elegance shows in certain quarters. Off the main square, palm-lined Place d'Armes, there are some particularly fine French colonial buildings, especially the Government House and the Municipal Theatre. There are two Cathedrals, a Mosque, Casino, a fine Supreme Court, some 18th century Barracks and a Natural History Museum. 

Country - Mauritius
Distance from port to City - 2km
Distance from port to Airport - 35km
Currency - Mauritian Rupee (MUR)

Places of Interest

Place D'Armes, Old Government House, Fort Adelaide

Pointe Des Galets

Maputo

Country - Mozambique

Richards Bay

A bustling port town with year-round warm weather, Richards Bay is home to South Africa's largest harbor. The golden sands of the coastline stretch from the Tugela River to the border of Mozambique. These serene beaches are also home to the Richards Bay Game Reserve, a protected lagoon that is home to aquatic birds, hippos, sharks and crocodiles.

Country - South Africa
Distance from port to City - 2km
Distance from port to Airport - 490km
Currency - South African Rand (ZAR)

Places of Interest
Richards Bay game reserve, Richards Bay Lagoon

Durban

Africa's bewitching seaside playground in the sun, Durban has from its earliest days possessed a special charm...a certain mystique that adds 'something extra' to the meeting of warm Indian Ocean, radiant golden sands and lush sub-tropical greenery. The creation of Durban Metro beckons visitors to this sublime paradise.

Country -  South Africa
Distance from port to City - 0kms
Distance to Airport - 15kms
Currency - South African Rand (ZAR)

Places of Interest
Valley of a Thousand Hills, Durban Beach, Sibaya Casino

Mossel Bay

Cape Town

 

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Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises

Welcome To The World Of Oceania Cruises
Formed in 2002 by luxury cruise industry veterans Joe Watters and Frank Del Rio, Oceania Cruises is the world’s largest upscale cruise line. The finest cuisine at sea, award-winning itineraries and outstanding value define Oceania Cruises’ five-star product and have positioned the company as the cruise line of choice for travelers seeking a truly refined and casually elegant travel experience.

Oceania has three intimate and luxurious 684-guest ships which allow you to explore the world in unequalled style and comfort. Elegant and mid-size, you’ll find the onboard atmosphere is extremely convivial, and with more than 400 staff members at your disposal, you will experience a level of personalized service that is unrivaled.

The Finest Cuisine At Sea
You will enjoy the flexibility of four open seating restaurants; you dine when, where and with whom you choose. Our 5 Star menus are crafted under the meticulously watchful eye of renowned master chef Jacques Pépin, our Executive Culinary Director. Host of numerous public television series, he is one of America's best known chefs, food columnists and cook book authors. He has also served as the personal chef to no less than three French heads of state, including Charles de Gaulle.

Award-Winning Itineraries
Regatta, Insignia and Nautica sail itineraries that span the globe. With an entire world of exotic destinations at your disposal, your choices are virtually boundless. The Far East and China beckons with overnight stays in such famed cities as Beijing, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Shanghai, Hanoi, Saigon, Kyoto, Bombay, Luxor and Dubai. South America will capture your fancy with its seductive nature, natural beauty and historical depth as you travel to chic Rio de Janeiro, the rugged outpost of Port Stanley, or sail amidst the majesty of Chile’s glacier-laden fjords. Europe is yours to discover as Regatta, Insignia and Nautica leave virtually no port unexplored, cruising to more than 80 ports in Scandinavia and Russia, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Greek Isles, the Black Sea and such esoteric locales as Libya, Tunisia and Morocco. The Caribbean’s azure blue seas and silken beaches present a tempting diversion from the winter doldrums. From the yachtsmen’s haven of Antigua to tony St. Barts or to the lush jungles of Central America, you will experience a world of tropical bliss that you never knew existed.

A World of Destination Expertise
In each and every destination we call upon, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding, enriching destination experience possible. In many ports, you’ll stay overnight which allows for two days of exploration and provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in the history, culture and cuisine. Our goal is for each and every guest to experience the destinations, not merely visit.

Wave Entertainment Network 
Wave Entertainment Network delivers an at-sea television platform that rivals what viewers currently experience at home and is a significant change in the world of maritime entertainment. The Wave programming platform is the first multi-channel, interactive television system ever to be distributed to passenger cruise ships in all ocean regions around the world. Wave offers abundant content—both linear and “on-demand”–with superior digital picture quality via its satellite delivered IPTV system.

The first ship to deploy the Wave television platform will be Insignia. Nautica and Regatta are scheduled to receive the service later this year.
 

 

Ship info

Nautica

Nautica, sister ship to Regatta and Insignia, radiates her own unique warmth and character. Her distinctive personality shines through from the moment you first step into her newly redesigned, neo-classical lobby or Toscana, resplendent in rich new fabrics and furnishings that reflect the charisma of Tuscany. Nautica boasts decks and verandas graced with the finest teak and exquisite custom stone and tile work. To ensure the elegance shines throughout the entire experience, there is all new Villeroy & Boch china, the finest silver and crystal, and a distinctive museum-quality art collection that is an eclectic melding of traditional and contemporary, with a touch of whimsy.
 

Dining

  • The Grand Dining Room (Traditional)
  • Toscana (Speciality Italian)
  • Polo Grill (Specialty Steakhouse)
  • Terrace Cafe (Casual)
  • Tapas on the Terrace (Casual)
  • Patisserie (Casual)
  • Pizzeria (Casual)
  • Waves
  • 24-hour complimentary room service
     

Entertainment

  • Caberet Lounge
  • Movie Under the Stars
  • Casino
  • 8 Bars & Lounges

Onboard Activities

  • Main Pool
  • 2 Spas
  • Mandara Spa and Beauty Salon
  • Gymnasium and Fitness Area
  • Wine & Cheese Tastings
  • Dance Lessons
  • Jogging Track
  • Libary
  • ScholarShip at Sea (onboard learning centres)
  • 24 Hour Internet
  • Card Room
  • Duty Free






***Nautica Refurbishment commencing 24 April 2014***

The renovated Nautica will debut on May 16 2014 in Civitavecchia for her 10 day Cliffs & Coves Cruise.


- Refurbishment of suites, staterooms & select public rooms in the colours & decor found on the line's newer ships Marina & Riviera
- Owner's & Vista suites will receive new bathrooms including the addition of oversized showers & new vanities
- Original artwork in-line with the collection on Marina & Riviera will be commissioned for all suites & staterooms
- Refurbishment of the Terrace Cafe (Gourment Dining) with the addition of a state-of-the-art grill for grilled dinner specialities
- Addition of the popular Baristas Coffee Bar found on its newest ships.
- Refurbishment of Horizons (the line's observation lounge) with a new colour scheme and decor. Plus the only indoor smoking area located in Horizons will be enclosed with glass and a state-of-the-art air filtration system will be installed
- The Grand Dining Room and Toscana Italian Restaurant will be expanded with more tables for two.
- The ship's show lounges will be refurbished - Maritini's to be outfitted with new furniture & Canyon Ranch SpaClub will receive new steam & changing rooms. 




Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage
 
  30,277 Tonnes
Star Rating
 
  4.5 Star
Size/Style of Ship   Mid/Luxury
Entered Service   Nov 2005
 
Registry   Marshall Islands
 
Former Name   R Five
 
Length   181 metres
 
Beam   25.5 metres
 
Draft   6 metres
Propulsion/Propellers   diesel-electric (18,600kW)/2
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   18
Passenger Capacity (twin)
 
  684
Crew   400
Nationality of Officers   European
Nationality of Crew   European
Total Cabins   400
Total Inside cabins   27
Total Outside cabins   317
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   232
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   3
Passenger Decks   9
Cabin Electricity
 
  110v/220v
 
Elevators   4
Self-Service Laundry
 
  Yes
 
Onboard Currency (subject to change)    US Dollar
 

 

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