Papeete (French Polynesia) to New York

37 nights sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia) on cruise ship Insignia

Itinerary: Sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia), visiting Papeete (French Polynesia), Moorea, French Polynesia, Fakarava, French Polynesia, Nuku Hiva (Marquesas Islands), Honolulu (Hawaii), Honolulu (Hawaii), Hilo, Haw
from £8,652 Price per person based on double occupancy

Cruise Papeete (French Polynesia) to New York

37 nights sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia) on cruise ship Insignia

from £8,652 Price per person

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Cruise Itinerary

Full Itinerary
Day 1 Papeete (French Polynesia) Embarkation | Departure: false
Day 2 Papeete (French Polynesia) Departure: 05:00H
Day 2 Moorea, French Polynesia Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 16:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 3 Fakarava, French Polynesia Arrival time: 09:00H | Departure: 17:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 4 at sea
Day 5 Nuku Hiva (Marquesas Islands) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 15:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 6-7-8-9 at sea
Day 10 Honolulu (Hawaii) Arrival time: 15:00H
Day 11 Honolulu (Hawaii) Departure: 18:00H
Day 12 Hilo, Hawaii Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 17:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 13-14-15-16-17 at sea
Day 18 San Diego (California) Arrival time: 05:00H | Departure: 21:00H 16 hours in destination
Day 19-20 at sea
Day 21 Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 19:00H 12 hours in destination
Day 22 at sea
Day 23 IXTAPA (ZIHUATANEJO) - MEXICO Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 16:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 24 at sea
Day 25 Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 17:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 26 Corinto, Nicaragua Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 16:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 27 Puntarenas (Costa Rica) Arrival time: 10:00H | Departure: 20:00H 10 hours in destination
Day 28-29 at sea
Day 30 Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) Arrival time: 10:30H | Departure: 17:30H 7 hours in destination
Day 31 at sea
Day 32 George Town (Grand Cayman) Arrival time: 08:00H | Departure: 16:00H 8 hours in destination
Day 33 at sea
Day 34 Miami Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 19:00H 12 hours in destination
Day 35 Port Canaveral Arrival time: 07:00H | Departure: 16:00H 9 hours in destination
Day 36 at sea
Day 37 New York Arrival time: 16:00H
Day 38 New York Departure: 18:00H
Papeete (French Polynesia) to New York Cruise itinerary  - Oceania Cruises

Papeete (French Polynesia) to New York

37 nights Cruise on Insignia. Sailing from Papeete (French Polynesia), visiting Papeete (French Polynesia), Moorea, French Polynesia, Fakarava, French Polynesia, Nuku Hiva (Marquesas Islands), Honolulu (Hawaii), Honolulu (Hawaii), Hilo, Hawaii, San Diego (California), Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), IXTAPA (ZIHUATANEJO) - MEXICO, Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala), Corinto, Nicaragua, Puntarenas (Costa Rica), Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), George Town (Grand Cayman), Miami, Port Canaveral, New York, ending in New York.

Papeete (French Polynesia) to New York Cruise itinerary  - Oceania Cruises
Papeete (French Polynesia) to New York Cruise itinerary  - Oceania Cruises

Papeete (French Polynesia)

Papeete is the capital of the French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The commune of Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti. Admire the Point Venus view where Captain Cook settled in Tahiti. Visit the busy port of Papeete before venturing to the waterfalls and black sand shores. Don't forget your camera to take back special memories of the helicopter ride.

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Papeete (French Polynesia)

Papeete is the capital of the French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The commune of Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti. Admire the Point Venus view where Captain Cook settled in Tahiti. Visit the busy port of Papeete before venturing to the waterfalls and black sand shores. Don't forget your camera to take back special memories of the helicopter ride.

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Moorea, French Polynesia

Found only a few kilometers northwest of Tahiti, Moorea is located in the French Polynesian Society Islands. Boasting breathtaking volcanic scenery, its mountain slopes are draped with rain forests and pineapple plantations while its pristine white sand beaches border sapphire blue lagoons. There are a wealth of watersport activities on offer from Deep sea fishing to sailing and of course scuba diving and snorkelling are a must around the islands reefs. The Tiki Village, Opunohu Valley and island tours are also popular attractions with visitors.

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Fakarava, French Polynesia

Between the sean and the sky, Fakarava is a protected atoll, designated as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. This atoll is well known for the outstanding diving sites, specially especially for the 800 meters north of Garoua passes that allow crossing the pelagic fauna and observe rare corals of exceptional quality.

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Nuku Hiva (Marquesas Islands)

Nuku Hiva is the largest island in the French Polynesian Marquises archipelago. It is known for it's 550 meters Ahuii waterfall in the Hakaui Valley. It's amazing beauty goes from the waters to the mountains. The coast is very different from the inland, from a regular coastline in the west to a deep bay to the north, that take you to deeps valleys in the interior. In the south of the island there are a few bays. The inhabitants of the island live in Taiohae, Taipivai, Hatiheu, Aakapa, Pua Houmi, Anaho and Hakaui. Taiohae is the administrative , economical, educational and health centre of the Marquesas Islands. the bay of Taiohae has shape of anfitheatre and the remains of a volcanic crater. The valley is full of Tiki gods stone, ritual places and sculptures. The island offers beautiful places to go diving.

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Honolulu (Hawaii)

The isle of Hawaii is named Grnad Island, and we explain why. It is more than double the size than all the rest of Hawaiian isles together, and is completely full of luxuriant nature, from the rugged volcanoes to the cascades and the rainy forrests. It is the home of smokey volcano craters and rivers of dry lava in the National Park of the Volcanoes.

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Honolulu (Hawaii)

The isle of Hawaii is named Grnad Island, and we explain why. It is more than double the size than all the rest of Hawaiian isles together, and is completely full of luxuriant nature, from the rugged volcanoes to the cascades and the rainy forrests. It is the home of smokey volcano craters and rivers of dry lava in the National Park of the Volcanoes.

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Hilo, Hawaii

Hilo is the county seat of the County of Hawai?i and is located in the District of South Hilo. The town overlooks Hilo Bay, situated upon two shield volcanoes; Mauna Loa, an active volcano, and Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and the site of the world's most important ground-based astronomical observatories.

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San Diego (California)

San Diego is a large coastal city in California. Located on the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, it is home to 1.3 million citizens and is the second-largest city in the state. San Diego is home to the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy. It is also known for its ideal climate, impressive beaches, and several tourist attractions which include the SeaWorld theme park and the San Diego Zoo. The city sits just north of the Mexican border, across from Tijuana. Though a large city, San Diego has a slower paced atmosphere and when visiting, some may find it provides a soothing break from hustle and bustle.

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Cabo San Lucas (Mexico)

Cabo San Lucas is a modern city with natural tourist attractions and interesting nightlife. It is located in the southern tip of the peninsula of Baja California Sur and bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean. the climate is warm. On the coast strong currents cause the erosion of rocks form rocky arches and cliffs that are the principal touristic attraction. From those formations stands out The Arch and Finistere, where the Pacific finds the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez. The region has a shelter for several species of marine life near a deep canyon that opens off the coast. You can also find here a port dedicated to coastal fisheries. Industrial development because this activity was boosted by the establishment of a packing of seafood. San Lucas has become in the favourite touristic spot due to it's extensive beaches and it's beautiful coastline. Fishermen recognize it as an exceptional place because the capture unique specimens can be captured. From the golf courses near the sea, at the same time as you can practice that sport, you will se the migration of the whales that on their journey pass very near the coast. The visitor will also have the possibility of staying in first class hotels, of visiting the elegant shops and various restaurants and night clubs like the famous Hard Rock Cafe and Planet Hollywood.

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IXTAPA (ZIHUATANEJO) - MEXICO

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Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala)

Puerto Quetzal is Guatemalas largest Pacific Ocean port. It is located in Escuintla department, alongside the city of Puerto San José.The area around Puerto Quetzal is supposed to have some of the nicest beaches in all of Guatemala. About three miles west is Balneario Chulamar, and three miles to the east is Balneario Likín, a popular Guatemalan resort town. Bird watching and surfing are also popular pastimes in and around Puerto Quetzal. ´There are various tours available that take passengers to La Antigua, Auto Safari Chapin zoo, La Reunion world class golf resort, and other various tour packages are offered specially created for cruise passengers. At the port there is a market selling lots of crafts and souvenir items for those who choose not to take any tours inland. There is also several bars, hammocks to relax in, a restaurant, and performances from Marimba bands. The nearest town, San Jose, is about a mile away. Cruise lines list this as the port for La Antigua Guatemala, which is approximately 90 minutes away by bus.

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Corinto, Nicaragua

Corinto is a town of on the northwest Pacific coast of Nicaragua in the province of Chinandega. The country's principal port on the Pacific Ocean, Corinto is located in sheltered Corinto Bay, which lies at the southeastern end of low-lying Aserradores (Punta Icaco) Island, connected by bridges with the mainland.. The beaches in Corinto are very beautiful and often very desolate.

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Puntarenas (Costa Rica)

Puntarenas (Pointsands, from "punta arenas", or "sand point" in Spanish) is the capital and largest city in the province Puntarenas, Costa Rica, at the Pacific coast. The eponymous and oddly shaped province has its largest section in the South, far from the capital. Some 100,000 live in the city and close towns. With beaches on the Pacific Ocean, it also attracts many tourists, especially surfers. It is also a possible stopover point for the tourist destination Monteverde, to the northwest. Its port, Caldera, is one of the main ports in the country. Also, regularly scheduled ferries carry vehicles from Puntarenas to the Nicoya Peninsula.

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Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)

Cartagena or cartagena de Indias is a city surrounded by the Caribbean sea. The port has one of the strongest forts in South America. An area system divides the city in three neighbourhoods: San Pedro with the Cathedral and many andalusian style palaces, San Diego where the merchants and the petite-bourgeoisie lived and Gethsemani, the most popular neighborhood. Cartagena offers the tourists ancient forts, palaces and churches. It is a walled town filled with exquisite Spanish 16th and 17th century architecture. You can visit beaches, excellent restaurants, practise snorkeling and scuba diving in the reefs, or enjoy the day doing great shopping.

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George Town (Grand Cayman)

George Town is the capital and principal city of the Cayman Islands, a British overseas territory and located in the Island of Grand Cayman. Live one of the most rewarding experiences of the underwater world, as National Geographic states: the city of the Stringray stripes. See to believe.

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Miami

Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county of Miami-Dade County. Miami is a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. Miami is nicknamed the "Capital of Latin America", with a Spanish-speaking majority, and the largest city with a Cuban-American plurality. The Port of Miami, known as the "Cruise Capital of the World," has been the number one cruise passenger port in the world. It accommodates some of the world's largest cruise ships and operations, and is the busiest port in both passenger traffic and cruise lines. Going south you will find the Coral Gables, a select and elegant neighborhood with beautiful waterways, fountains and squares. It is recommended to take a guided tour that can pick the Old Town Trolley tours and you will have up to 90 minutes ride departing from Bayside. Miami Beach, between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic are some of the most fascinating areas of the Great Miami. Here prevailing Art Deco buildings, the sophisticated atmosphere, and the best beaches...

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Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral is on Floridas Space Coast, on the Atlantic Ocean. Jetty Park is a 35-acre park in Port Canaveral. The park includes a family beach with lifeguards on duty and designated areas for swimming and surfing.A trip to Florida's Space Coast would not be complete without a trip to the Kennedy Space Center, minutes from Port Canaveral. At the Space Center you have the opportunity to tour NASAs launch and landing facilities, view massive rockets and experience the Shuttle Launch Simulation Facility. You might even come face to face with a NASA astronaut.

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New York

Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park. 

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New York

Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park. 

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The ship: Insignia

Insignia - Oceania Cruises

Experience a luxury cruise with the finest service, the highest levels of food and service and attention to detail and perfect maintenance. A ship with charming décor, staterooms that are well equipped and spacious. This is a cruise of a lifetime offering the highest level of personal service available.

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. Insignia 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.

Year renovated 2010
Beam 25 m.
Length 181 m.
Tonnage 30200 tn.
Occupancy 684
Crew 400
Ratio passenger / crew Premium 2:1
Ratio tonnage/passengers Excellent 44:1
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What's included onboard?

Free shuttle service from the ship to the city centre in many ports of call – a daily value of up to $50 per guest

Free dining at all specialty restaurants

Free and unlimited access to Canyon Ranch SpaClub private Spa Terrace (Concierge Level Staterooms and Suites only )

Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices

Room service 24 hours a day 

Accommodation in luxurious staterooms or suites

FREE Unlimited WiFi is included in your cruise fare; enjoy WiFi access throughout the entirety of the ship, including in all suites, staterooms, public rooms and outdoor decks; two free logins will be provided per suite or stateroom, each of which can be used on one device at a time; a login is provided for the first two devices per suite or stateroom; additional logins and upgrade packages are available for purchase on board. 

What's not included?

For your convenience the following gratuities are automatically added to your shipboard account; For guests occupying staterooms, gratuities of $180 per guest, per day will be added; For guests occupying Penthouse, Oceania, Vista or Owner's Suites where Butler Service is provided, gratuities of $23 per guest, per day will be added (please note these may be changed by the cruise line); In addition, an 20% service gratuity is automatically added to all beverage purchases, spa services and dinner at La Reserve. Naturally, guests may adjust gratuities while onboard the vessel at their sole discretion.

Each ship is equipped with limited medical facilities and staffed by international medical personnel; Customary Emergency Room fees and charges do apply for medical services and are dictated by the services performed by the ship's medical staff.

Personal expenses and purchases at the shops onboard are not included in the cruise price.

Also not included are shore excursions, meals ashore, baggage handling, gratuities, beverages not part of the regular menu, laundry service and other onboard amenities and services, including spa and medical treatments

Alcoholic drinks are not included; Wine, beer and spirits can be purchased at an incredible value with Oceania Cruises' beverage packages that enhance your onboard experience; Contact us to book your perfect beverage package.

It is recommended that all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance that includes Medical and Baggage Protection, as well as Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance to cover the full purchase price of the cruise, including air and/or land program costs.

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  • Simply More Benefits!

    Now with simply MORE™, enjoy Free Shore Excursions; Free Champagne, Wine and More; Free Gourmet Speciality Dining and Free Unlimited WiFi.

    simply MORE amenities are per stateroom, based on double occupancy and subject to change; except simply MORE amenities for single travelers who are booked in a Solo category, and are at the per guest rate. simply MORE free shore excursion credit varies by voyage and is up to US$1,600 per stateroom, except for Grand Voyages as amenity value varies according to voyage length and for single travelers booked in a Solo category as amenity is at the per-guest rate. simply MORE Champagne, Wine, and More amenity is the House Select beverage package and is valued up to US$2,800 per stateroom, except for Grand Voyages as amenity value varies according to voyage length and for single travelers booked in a Solo category as amenity is at the per-guest rate. simply MORE shore excursion credit has no cash value. Not all promotions are combinable.

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