Oceania Cruises launches unique ‘Tropics and Exotics Collection’

Nuku Hiva Regatta, Oceania Cruises
Nuku Hiva Regatta, Oceania Cruises

Vista’s first Around the World journey is slated for 2026 while other exciting Oceania cruises bring guests to ports across five continents

Oceania Cruises’s new collection includes 135 itineraries across five continents and 329 ports aboard voyages ranging from seven to 180 days. The most anticipated itinerary is Vista’s debut 2026 Around The World Voyage.

The new Tropics and Exotics Collection features “a heady mix of iconic cities, remote islands and hidden gems to discover for the very first time,” commented Frank A Del Rio, President of Oceania Cruises. “With various voyages allowing guests to explore a region for weeks or months at a time, and several new overnight port stays.”

More than 90 sailings feature overnight stays allowing guests the chance to immerse themselves in ports of call including Panama City, Bali and Melbourne. New overnight destinations include Willemstad, Curaçao; San Juan, Puerto Rico and Port Louis, Mauritius.

40 Grand Voyages explore the wonders of Asia, the stunning topography of the Oceania region, vibrant African cities, tropical Caribbean island retreats and South America’s dramatic terrain, all whilst enjoying the home-away-from-home luxury aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant small ships.

Visitors wanting to focus on a specific region of the world have a myriad of voyages to choose from including immersive itineraries discovering the South American continent’s dramatic landscapes and diverse heritage, an array of exotic visits to Japan and Southeast Asia and adventures through Australia and New Zealand. Highlights of the 2025-26 Tropics and Exotics Collection are detailed below.

Asia Odysseys

Regatta focuses on Japan and Southeast Asia, many with multiple overnight stays and ranging from 12 to 16 days. Meanwhile, Riviera offers five additional voyages in these regions. Sirena’s lineup of 10- to 24-day sailings explores the locales of Southeast Asia and Japan with select voyages featuring India and China. The season will open with a 25-day Africa voyage and will close with two South Pacific sailings.

Oceania Discoveries

Oceanic voyages focus on the topography and remote islands of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific aboard Riviera’s range of 14 to 22 day sailings in the region. The season closes with a Bering Sea crossing to Alaska.

Africa Adventures

Nautica focuses on the wonders of Africa, offering opportunities to experience the continent’s culture and nature with a series of five voyages ranging from 11 to 30 days.

Panama Canal & Caribbean Retreats

Caribbean waters, island culture and the Panama Canal can be experienced aboard Insignia, with Tampa, Florida as a new embarkation and debarkation port. Allura, the line’s newest ship, will launch in summer 2025 and will spend the season in the Caribbean across both the Eastern and Western regions with a series of nine sailings, ranging from seven to 14 days.

South America Explorations

Focusing on the heritage and natural beauty of the continent, cruises in this region offer a series of six sailings aboard Marina – ranging from 10 to 24 days. Destinations include Patagonia, Brazil, the Amazon and beyond, before crossing to the Mediterranean in April.

Vista’s First Around the World Journey

A first for Oceania Cruises, Vista’s 2026 journey will explore South America for nearly six weeks before heading to Australia, the South Pacific and Southeast Asia. From Oceania, Vista will continue onwards to spend a month in Europe.

Bookings open 18 April and are available for preview online at

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