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Travel Program

GREAT JOURNEY THROUGH EUROPE

JULY 5 to 15, 2016
from $4,295 per person plus air
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An exclusively chartered cruise from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to Basel, Switzerland, with port calls at Cologne, Koblenz, Rüdesheim and Mannheim for Heidelberg, Germany; and Strasbourg, France.

CUBAN DISCOVERY

OCTOBER 8 to 15, 2016
from $5,399 per person plus air
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This trip is specially designed to broaden your understanding of a nation of stark contradictions molded by a turbulent past. Time seems to stand still as you watch vintage 1950s-era automobiles roll along cobbled streets past beautiful Spanish colonial buildings.

PASSAGE THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL AND COSTA RICA

Exclusively Chartered Five-Star All-Suite Small Ship M.V. STAR PRIDE
February 17 to 25, 2017
From $4,795 plus air
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Join this spectacular nine-day journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal. Spend one night in a deluxe hotel in San José, Costa Rica. Cruise for seven nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, all-Suite M.V. STAR PRIDE. Explore the terrestrial wonders of Costa Rica’s National Parks and wildlife refuges. Experience a daylight passage through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal to remote island paradises and pristine waters home to diverse marine life. Tour Panama City and visit Panama’s San Blas Islands. Enjoy lectures by exclusive onboard Study Leaders. Costa Rica’s Volcanoes Pre-Program Option and Panama Post-Program Option.

OUTRAGEOUS OUTBACK

Sydney to Auckland (14 nights)
April 7–23, 2017
From $6,799 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities)
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Discover rugged outback scenery, cosmopolitan cities, and whimsical wildlife on this odyssey aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Sirena. Relax on Eden’s golden beaches, take in Melbourne’s graceful Victorian architecture, and browse the Makers’ Workshop in Burnie, Tasmania. Then cruise the glassy waters of Milford Sound fjord, a magnificent sight with its towering cliffs swathed in verdant forests. Delve into the Scottish heritage of Dunedin, glimpse the fascinating Maori culture of Akaroa, and explore the artists' galleries and boutique wineries of Nelson. Take a cable car ride to the top of Mount Victoria, offering stunning panoramic views of Wellington, and admire the art deco architecture of Napier. Before concluding your adventure in Auckland, laze on Tauranga’s pristine beaches or head to nearby Rotorua, renowned for its steaming geysers and thermal pools.

ALASKA CHARMS

Seattle to Seattle (7 nights)
July 21–28, 2017
From $1,999 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities)
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Let the charms of Alaska—America’s last frontier—captivate you as you sail aboard Oceania Cruises’ intimate Regatta, a state-of-the-art haven of elegance. Depart from Seattle and cruise through the Inside Passage en route to one of Alaska’s oldest towns, Wrangell, renowned for its unique Petroglyph Beach and intriguing gold rush history. Continue cruising through Tracy Arm, a breathtaking fjord whose pristine waters reflect its ice-blue tidewater glaciers and soaring granite cliffs. Watch more glorious scenery unfold at Sitka, home to Sitka National Historical Park. Before returning to Seattle, explore British Columbia’s delightful maritime port, Prince Rupert, known as a gateway to Canada’s only grizzly bear sanctuary. Take in the majesty of ancient glaciers, towering mountains, and picturesque coasts on this remarkable Alaskan voyage.