Oceania Cruises has announced seven brand-new sailings to French Polynesia and Hawaii for 2025.
The sailings will be on the 670-guest Regatta and can be booked from October 4.
The sailings into the Pacific will be in the months of August, September, and October, when humidity is low and the sun is shining. Four of the seven sailings include ports in both French Polynesia and Hawaii. It brings together scenery and culture in the itineraries.
The itineraries range from 10 to 18 days, offering different levels of immersion. The sailings either leaving from Honolulu or Papeete, both an easy flight for Australians.
Port highlights include the coral reefs of Raiatea, the mountains of Polynesia, waterfalls of Hawaii. As well as the black sand beaches of Tahiti, the blue lagoon of Bora Bora, and more.
Frank A. Del Rio, President of Oceania Cruises said: “At Oceania Cruises, we offer a captivating array of sailings in French Polynesia and Hawaii, charting lesser-known coastlines and taking travelers to boutique ports and off-the-beaten-track islands thanks to our small, luxurious ships.
“One of the highlights of these parts of the world is undoubtedly the food. Whether you’re exploring Bora Bora and Nuku Hiva or Nawiliwili and Hilo, the flavours of these islands are meant to be savored and enjoyed just as much as the spectacular scenery.”
Polynesian Dreams: 15 days from Honolulu to Papeete aboard Regatta, visiting Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Lahaina, Kailua-Kona, Hilo, Nuku Hiva, Rangiroa, Raiatea, Bora Bora and Papeete. Departs 1 August and 15 September 2025, which offers the itinerary in reverse.
Tahitian Legends: 10 days from Papeete to Papeete aboard Regatta, visiting Papeete, Moorea, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Rangiroa, Bora Bora and Raiatea. Departs August 16 and 26, and 5 September 2025.
Divine Pacific Oases: 15 days from Honolulu to Papeete aboard Regatta, visiting Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Kahului, Kailua-Kona, Hilo, Nuku Hiva, Rangiroa, Raiatea, Bora Bora and Papeete. Departs 30 September 2025.
Song of Polynesia: 18 days from Papeete to Los Angeles aboard Regatta, visiting Papeete, Moorea, Rangiroa, Nuku Hiva, Hilo, Lahaina, Honolulu, Nawiliwili and Los Angeles. Departs 15 October 2025.
What to know about Regatta
Regatta offers a boutique-style experience, with quite an intimate capacity of only 670. Around 70% of the 340 suites have private verandas. There is a state-of-the-art library, the luxuriously equipped Aquamar Spa. There are also eight lounges and bars on board.
Oceania Cruises prides itself on having some of the best cuisine at sea, and Regatta has four different gourmet, open-seating restaurants for guests to try out.