Oceania Cruises unveils 2021 around the world cruise
Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line revealed their latest epic world journey for savvy travellers who aspire to visit all four corners of the globe, the 2021 Around the World In 180 Days aboard the better-than-new Insignia.
The Around the World In 180 Days voyage offers the trip of a lifetime, journeying more than 72,000 nautical kilometres across three oceans and 44 seas, while visiting 100 ports of call in 44 countries. Departing Miami on the 9th January, 2021 and culminating in New York City on the 9th July, 2021, this remarkable six-continent voyage offers an unparalleled opportunity to travel the world in impeccable style and comfort while enjoying the finest cuisine at sea.
“This is a landmark itinerary for Oceania Cruises. Guests sail the world with us to experience extensive and all-encompassing itineraries. This world cruise is particularly exciting; six continents, three oceans and 44 countries; it’s an itinerary designed to appeal to the Kipling in all of us, matching our famous on-board luxury with personal and profound visits to the world’s most compelling destinations,” stated Bob Binder, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises.
From iconic cities and faraway villages to soaring mountains and island paradises, guests can explore all of the world’s greatest treasures during this classic westbound circumnavigation. Not to mention, Insignia offers pleasures to suit every palate – from 342 all-new suites and staterooms, to the heavenly massages and signature treatments at the Canyon Ranch Spa, to the creative workshops at the Artist Loft enrichment center.
A Dream Itinerary
Commencing a timeless route, Insignia’s journey around the world is a study in diversity and presents a virtual kaleidoscope of destinations and experiences. From sultry Havana and the dreamlike South Pacific, to the convergence of cultures in Asia and India and crossroads of history in Istanbul, these intriguing destinations are juxtaposed against the starling modernity of the Arabian Peninsula and the rugged glacial landscapes of Iceland and Greenland. This is a voyage for the ages.
- Six Continents
- 100 Ports
- 125 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Three days in Yangon, Myanmar
- Three days in Istanbul, Turkey
- Additional overnight stays include Bora Bora, Cairns, Hong Kong, Saigon, Bangkok, Singapore, Mumbai, Dubai, Luxor, Jerusalem, Venice, Lisbon, Seville, and Bordeaux
Exclusive Shoreside Events
The 2021 Around the World in 180 Days includes five exclusive and distinctive shoreside events for Around the World guests.
Istanbul’s mysteries and centuries of history come to life during an evening in the ancient and ornate Binbirdirek Cristen. Guests will step back in time to the era of the Ottoman sultans while enjoying a traditional bazaar, local delicacies including Turkish coffee and of course, mesmerising entertainment.
Just outside of Livorno, on the Ligurian coast, lies the famed Alpemare Beach Resort, which is owned by Andrea Bocelli and family. At this fabulous seaside resort, guests will enjoy a wine tasting and lunch amidst the glorious scenery. After lunch, the guests will retire to the family villa for a concert and performance by Andrea’s son, Matteo.
No visit to Dublin would be complete without a private performance by the exquisitely talented Riverdance troupe. The performance is held at the historic 18th-century Mansion House which is not only the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, but has played host to countless luminaries including Pope John Paul II, Queen Victoria, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco.
In Hilo, guests will be feted at the Makahimi Games at the Umauma Falls Nature Center. Here, Hawaii’s rich heritage will be on display as athletes compete in spirited spear hurling competitions such as ̀o’ ihe or an amusing match of strength and dexterity during a haka moa fight.
In Brisbane, guests will delve into Indigenous Australian’s traditional way of life, courtesy of the Spirits of the Red Sand cultural experience. In addition to the extensive cultural immersion, guests will feast on an elaborate traditional barbeque and be treated to a traditional Indigenous Australian performance.
This historic voyage also offers a distinct array of optional Overland Tours ranging from one to three nights:
- Magical Uluru. 3 Nights
- Magnificent Macau. 1 Night
- Hue, Da Nang, and Hoi An. 2 Nights
- Angkor Wat. 2 Nights.
- Ancient Temples of Bagan. 1 Night
- Taj Mahal – The Eternal Masterpiece. 3 Nights
- Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. 3 Nights
- Luxor & The Pyramids. 1 Night
- Traditional and Ancient Spain. 1 Night.
A World of Inclusions
Exceptional value has always been a hallmark of Oceania Cruises and the Around the World in 180 Days voyage offers an extraordinary array of value-rich inclusions.
All guests sailing 180 days from Miami or 164 days from Los Angeles will receive:
- Choice of 70 Free shore excursions, Free beverage package, or Free US$7,000 shipboard credit
- Free gratuities – a value of up to US$8,200
- Free pre-cruise luxury hotel stay
- Free luggage delivery
- Free roundtrip transfers
- Free onboard laundry services
- Free internet
- Free medical care
This is, of course, on top of Oceania Cruises’ standard included amenities:
- Free dining at all specialty restaurants
- Free and unlimited soft drinks, still and sparkling waters, cappuccinos, espressos, teas, and juices
- Free shuttle service from ship to many city centers
- Free Artist Loft Workshops
For more information click to visit Oceania Cruises online, view a brochure, contact your travel agent or call Oceania Cruises on 1300 355 200 (AU), 0800 625 691 (NZ).
To view the Around The World 2021 brochure, click here
About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s six intimate and luxurious ships which carry only 684 or 1,250 guests offer an unrivaled holiday experience featuring the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly crafted voyages aboard designer-inspired, intimate ships call on more than 450 ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, New England-Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific and epic 180-day Around the World Voyages.