Oceania Nautica

Oceania Nautica Review and Specifications

Specifications of Oceania Nautica

Year built2000  /  Age : 18
Flag state Marshall Islands
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassRenaissance / R-Class
Building costGBP 150 million (USD 200 million)
Owner(NCLH) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd
OperatorOceania Cruises
Speed18 kn / 33 kph / 21 mph
Length (LOA)181 m / 594 ft
Beam (width)25 m / 82 ft
Gross Tonnage30277 gt
Passengers698 - 803
Crew372
Passengers-to-space ratio38
Decks11
Cabins349
Decks with cabins5
Last Refurbishment2016-2020
Former namesR Five (Renaissance Cruises)
Christened byFana Holz

Current itinerary of Oceania Nautica

Oceania Nautica current cruise is 38 days, one-way from Stockholm to Barcelona. The itinerary starts on 02 Sep, 2018 and ends on 10 Oct, 2018.

Date / TimePort
02 Sep      Departing from Stockholm, Sweden   
03 Sep 10:00 - 18:00     Helsinki, Finland   
04 Sep 09:00 - 18:00     Saint Petersburg, Russia   
07 Sep 08:00 - 16:00     Tallinn, Estonia   
08 Sep 10:00 - 18:00     Riga, Latvia   
09 Sep 09:00 - 16:00     Visby, Gotland Island, Sweden   
10 Sep 10:00 - 19:00     Copenhagen, Denmark   
12 Sep 08:00 - 17:00     Amsterdam, Holland   
13 Sep 08:00 - 18:00     Zeebrugge, Bruges, Belgium   
14 Sep 07:00 - 18:00     Southampton, England   
16 Sep 08:00 - 21:00     Newcastle, Port of Tyne, England   
17 Sep 08:00 - 19:00     Leith-Edinburgh, Scotland   
19 Sep 08:00 - 22:00     Greenock, Glasgow, Scotland   
20 Sep 08:00 - 18:00     Belfast, Northern Ireland   
21 Sep 08:00 - 18:00     Liverpool, England   
22 Sep 08:00 - 22:00     Dublin, Ireland   
23 Sep 08:00 - 18:00     Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey, Wales   
24 Sep 07:00 - 16:00     Waterford, Ireland   
25 Sep 11:00 - 21:00     Isle of Portland, Dorset, England   
26 Sep 06:00 - 18:00     Southampton, England   
27 Sep 08:00 - 16:00     Guernsey, St Peter Port, Channel Islands   
28 Sep 08:00 - 18:00     Brest, France   
29 Sep 09:00 - 20:00     La Rochelle, France   
30 Sep 12:00 - 10:00     Bordeaux, France   
01 Oct 15:00 - 19:00     Le Verdon-sur-Mer, France   
02 Oct 08:00 - 23:00     Bilbao, Spain   
04 Oct 07:00 - 17:00     Vilagarcia de Arousa, Spain   
05 Oct 12:00 - 15:00     Lisbon, Portugal   
07 Oct 10:00 - 20:00     Cadiz, Spain   
08 Oct 08:00 - 19:00     Malaga, Spain   
10 Oct      Arriving in Barcelona, Spain   

Review of Oceania Nautica

Launched in 2000 as R Five, Oceania Nautica cruise ship is company's third R-class liner, with sisterships Regatta,Insignia and Sirena (former Ocean Princess). Oceania ship Nautica will be drydock refurbished in 2020 (June) by company's new OceaniaNEXT fleet renovation project (2019-2020).

History - construction and ownership

Oceania Cruises is an US company and brand owned by NCL Norwegian (shipowner), Between April 2007 and September 2014, the company (as part of "Prestige Cruise Holdings") was owned by Apollo Management LP - one of the world's largest private investment equity funds. Since September 2014, Oceania and the sister company Regent Seven Seas Cruises are owned by NCL, acquired at the total cost of USD 3 billion. Oceania ships offer luxury cruises with relatively shorter itineraries, as well as Around The World voyages up to 180 days in length.

Oceania Nautica cruise ship

The 30,277-ton, 824-passenger cruise ship Nautica keeps the strategy of Oceania Cruises to create an atmosphere far more remindful of an English country house hotel, not to a cruise vessel. There is an appropriate range of amenities, yet the ambience is comfortable and intimate. The decor is quite similar fleetwide, and all ships feature nice dining venues, Mandara spa and a cyber lab. Nautica's crew members routinely rotate between the 3 vessels, so a returning cruiser on any of them is probably to recognize friendly faces.

Cruise itinerary program

Nautica itinerary program is based on luxury cruises to exotic destinations in Asia with departures from Singapore, Thailand and China, European voyages in the Mediterranean and Baltic, South Africa and Suez Canal repositioning transits.

Cabins

Most Nautica staterooms (66%) are 175-sq.foot Balcony rooms (171). There are a total of 351 staterooms in 16 categories. The largest aboard Nautica are the Owner’s Suites (735 ft2).

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Nautica guests take advantage of the flexibility of 4 open seating dining venues. The Grand Dining Room serves Continental cuisine. it is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Alternative, reservations-required options are Toscana, which offers gourmet Italian food, and the steak house Polo Grill. The buffet restaurant Terraces serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is transformed into "Tapas on the Terrace" at night for a relaxed atmosphere. All dining venues have bars, and there is no cover charge. In addition, a poolside grill offers hamburgers, sandwiches and salads at lunchtime. There is also a pizzeria in the buffet area. The observation lounge Horizons serves afternoon tea. Room service is available 24 hours.

Follows the complete list of Nautica restaurants and food bars.

  • Grand Dining Room (complimentary 340-seat restaurant for open seating Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; offers French-inspired dishes, and menus change daily)
  • Waves Grill (casual dining fastfood bar; serves the pool deck area with made-to-order daily specialties and gelato icecream)
  • Terrace Cafe & Bar (casual buffet restaurant, complimentary; open for breakfast and lunch; features indoor and outdoor sitting areas; the Terrace Bar serves as a small pizzeria as well; the Terrace Cafe transforms into “Tapas On The Terrace” at night serving traditional Mediterranean cuisine)
  • Toscana (96-seat Italian fine dining restaurant, dinner-only, reservations-only, complimentary; offers traditional Italian cuisine)
  • Polo Grill (96-seat Steakhouse restaurant, complimentary; reservations required).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Just as travelers approach the red carpet that snakes out onto the dock from the gangway of Nautica, they hear the strains of "When the Saints Come Marching In," by the ship's Orchestra, tucked up on Deck 5's promenade. A banner hung over the entrance greets "Welcome Home." All guests are offered fresh juices and hot towels. There is an immediate change in spirit as the cruisers stand up straighter, smile genuinely and shake off their weariness.

Oceania Nautica cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Nautica lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Nautica Lounge (main show room/theater for live evening entertainment and themed dancing parties; hosts daily trivia quizzes, lectures and presentations)
  • The Casino (operates with USD bets; served by the Casino Bar)
  • Martinis (piano bar serving a variety of Martinis)
  • Two Boutiques (duty-free perfumes, jewelry, Oceania-logo merchandise, clothes, gifts, convenience goods)
  • Upper Hall lounge area (with grand piano for live performances ; served by the Martinis Bar)
  • Grand Bar (wine bar; hosts wine tastings; served by Baristas making complimentary illy beverages)
  • Nautica Wellness Center (includes a Spa Terrace, Spa Whirlpool, Steam Rooms, Treatment Rooms, Styling Salon, Canyon Ranch Spa Club, Fitness/Gym, and Boardroom (cards playing and board games; Canyon Ranch Spa Club treatments include: Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Healing Energy, Body Wraps and Scrubs, Skin Care, Tanning, Massages and Exotic Treatments.)
  • Oceania@Sea (24-hour Internet computers room; Private lessons/group classes are also provided)
  • Pool area (with one swimming pool, two Whirlpools, sunbathing area and a Band Stand; served by the Waves Bar)
  • The Patio (outdoor shaded lounge with chairs, daybeds, sofas)
  • Horizons (Lounge & Bar served by the Horizons Bar; has floor-ceiling windows, live entertainment, full bar; also serves Afternoon Tea; becomes a nightclub at night)
  • Fitness Track (Power Walking/Jogging Track)
  • The Library (1000+ books of which many port-destination guide books)
  • Sun Deck (served by the Polo Bar; has sunloungers, showers, deck games - Shuffleboard, Golf Driving Net, 9-hole Mini-Golf putting greens).

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  • Cabin grades number: 16
  • Total number of cabins: 351 (of which 63 Suite, 171 Balcony, 28 Inside rooms).
  • Dining Rooms: Grand
  • Restaurants and food bars: Terrace Cafe (buffet), Polo Grill (steakhouse, seafood), Toscana (Italian), Waves Grill & Bar (poolside).
  • Lounges & Bars: Nautica Lounge (theater), Horizons (observation, nightclub), Upper Hall, Grand Bar (wine), Martinis, Terrace, Polo, Casino, Promenade (Deck 5), Gym, Canyon Ranch Spa & Salon, 3 jacuzzis, 1 pool (Nautica), Jogging Track, 9-hole putting green.
  • Oceania Nautica cruise ship is the line's third vessel of the Renaissance/Regatta-class. Her sisters in the fleet are the Oceania ships InsigniaRegatta and Sirena (Ocean Princess). Regarding the marine vessel-class, Nautica is also related to the ships are Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest (Azamara Club Cruises), Pacific Princess (Princess Cruises) and Adonia (Azamara Pursuit since 2018).
  • MS Nautica was ordered and operated as "R Five" by Renaissance Cruises in the period 2000-2003. After the Renaissance line's bankruptcy, Royal Caribbean (RCCL) bought the ship and transferred her to Pullmantur Cruises fleet (2004-2005). In 2005, after a major refurbishment, she was transferred to Oceania under her current name "ms Nautica".
  • Making the news as one of the world's most strange cruise ship accidents ever, in 2008 (Nov 30) the Oceania ship Nautica was attacked by Somalian pirates. It happened in the Gulf of Aden (Arabian Sea) en route from Safaga, Egypt to Salah, Oman. The ship was fired eight times but outran the attack without any injuries or damage.
  • On September 2, 2014, the NCL Norwegian company purchased the company "Prestige Cruise Holdings" (owner of Oceania and RSSC-Regent Seven Seas Cruises) for USD 3,025 billion, thus becoming the official owner of all vessels in both fleets.
  • The Apollo Group company provides all Oceania ships with the entire onboard hotel product and services. This includes administration, food staff (preparation and serving), housekeeping staff, also the vessel's provisioning and crewing. Other cruise lines served by Apollo are Thomson UK (Marella Cruises) and RSSC Regent Seven Seas.

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Oceania Nautica Itineraries

The below listed Oceania Nautica cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Oceania Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 Jun 08 20 days, one-way from Southampton to Dublin Southampton
2018 Jun 18 10 days, round-trip Gaelic Exploration Dublin To Dublin Dublin
2018 Jun 28 32 days, one-way from Dublin to Southampton Dublin
2018 Jul 18 32 days, one-way from Oslo to Southampton Oslo
2018 Jul 18 32 days, one-way from Oslo to Southampton Oslo
2018 Jul 18 12 days, one-way from Oslo to Southampton Oslo
2018 Jul 30 33 days, one-way from Southampton to Stockholm Southampton
2018 Jul 30 20 days, round-trip Vikings & Royals London To London Southampton
2018 Aug 19 13 days, one-way from Southampton to Stockholm Southampton
2018 Sep 02 38 days, one-way from Stockholm to Barcelona Stockholm
2018 Sep 02 24 days, one-way from Stockholm to Southampton Stockholm
2018 Sep 02 12 days, one-way from Stockholm to Southampton Stockholm$5199
2018 Sep 14 33 days, one-way from Southampton to Civitavecchia Southampton
2018 Sep 14 26 days, one-way from Southampton to Barcelona Southampton$10099
2018 Sep 14 12 days, round-trip British Isles Medley London To London Southampton$5949
2018 Sep 26 21 days, one-way from Southampton to Civitavecchia Southampton
2018 Sep 26 14 days, one-way from Southampton to Barcelona Southampton$5449
2018 Oct 10 7 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia Barcelona$3599
2018 Oct 17 19 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Venice Civitavecchia
2018 Oct 17 10 days, round-trip Coastal Vignettes Rome To Rome Civitavecchia
2018 Oct 27 9 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Venice Civitavecchia
2018 Nov 06 10 days, one-way from Venice to Piraeus Venice$5499
2018 Nov 16 19 days, one-way from Piraeus to Dubai Piraeus
2018 Dec 06 28 days, one-way from Dubai to Cape Town Dubai$9599
2019 Jan 05 14 days, round-trip South African Explorer Cape Town To Cape Town Cape Town$6099
2019 Jan 20 29 days, one-way from Cape Town to Singapore Cape Town$10499
2019 Mar 07 33 days, one-way from Hong Kong to Singapore Hong Kong$11799
2019 Mar 07 14 days, one-way from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hong Kong$6199
2019 Mar 22 18 days, one-way from Shanghai to Singapore Shanghai$7399
2019 Apr 09 39 days, one-way from Singapore to Barcelona Singapore
2019 Apr 09 18 days, one-way from Singapore to Dubai Singapore
2019 Apr 27 21 days, one-way from Dubai to Barcelona Dubai
2019 May 18 22 days, one-way from Barcelona to Southampton Barcelona$7799
2019 May 18 11 days, one-way from Barcelona to Lisbon Barcelona$4299
2019 May 30 10 days, one-way from Lisbon to Southampton Lisbon$4499
2019 Jun 09 18 days, one-way from Southampton to Dublin Southampton
2019 Jun 09 10 days, one-way from Southampton to Dublin Southampton$4899
2019 Jun 19 8 days, round-trip Gaelic Glory Dublin To Dublin Dublin
2019 Jun 27 26 days, one-way from Dublin to Copenhagen Dublin
2019 Jun 27 8 days, round-trip Gaelic Glory Dublin To Dublin Dublin
2019 Jul 05 30 days, one-way from Dublin to Southampton Dublin$11599
2019 Jul 05 18 days, one-way from Dublin to Copenhagen Dublin$7499
2019 Jul 23 32 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Southampton Copenhagen$11499
2019 Jul 23 12 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Southampton Copenhagen$4799
2019 Aug 04 31 days, one-way from Southampton to Copenhagen Southampton$11199
2019 Aug 04 20 days, round-trip Vikings & Royals London To London Southampton$8299
2019 Aug 24 11 days, one-way from Southampton to Copenhagen Southampton$4499
2019 Sep 04 7 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Stockholm Copenhagen$3099
2019 Sep 11 21 days, one-way from Stockholm to Southampton Stockholm$7899
2019 Sep 11 10 days, one-way from Stockholm to Southampton Stockholm$3799
2019 Sep 21 23 days, one-way from Southampton to Barcelona Southampton$7999
2019 Sep 21 11 days, round-trip Castles To Crowns London To London Southampton$4599
2019 Oct 02 12 days, one-way from Southampton to Barcelona Southampton$4599
2019 Oct 18 10 days, one-way from Monte Carlo to Barcelona Monte Carlo$2699
2019 Oct 28 9 days, one-way from Barcelona to Venice Barcelona$3199
2019 Nov 07 30 days, one-way from Venice to Dubai Venice$9999
2019 Nov 07 10 days, one-way from Venice to Civitavecchia Venice$4099
2019 Nov 17 20 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Dubai Civitavecchia$7299
2019 Dec 07 29 days, one-way from Dubai to Cape Town Dubai$9299
2020 Jan 06 13 days, round-trip Accent On Africa Cape Town To Cape Town Cape Town$5099
2020 Jan 20 13 days, round-trip Accent On Africa Cape Town To Cape Town Cape Town$9399
2020 Feb 03 29 days, one-way from Cape Town to Singapore Cape Town$9699
2020 Mar 04 30 days, one-way from Singapore to Yokohama Singapore$11399
2020 Mar 04 14 days, one-way from Singapore to Hong Kong Singapore$5799
2020 Mar 18 26 days, one-way from Hong Kong to Yokohama Hong Kong
2020 Mar 18 16 days, one-way from Hong Kong to Yokohama Hong Kong$6499
2020 Apr 03 28 days, one-way from Yokohama to Singapore Yokohama
2020 Apr 03 10 days, round-trip Japan In Bloom Tokyo To Tokyo Yokohama
2020 Apr 13 36 days, one-way from Yokohama to Dubai Yokohama$11799
2020 Apr 13 18 days, one-way from Yokohama to Singapore Yokohama$7299
2020 May 01 38 days, one-way from Singapore to Civitavecchia Singapore
2020 May 01 18 days, one-way from Singapore to Dubai Singapore$5699
2020 May 19 20 days, one-way from Dubai to Civitavecchia Dubai