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Intriguing Indian Ocean

Ship: Insignia   
Departure: Tuesday, February 18, 2025
Nights: 33 nights
Departs: Cape Town
Returns: Singapore
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
33
Nights
Days at Sea
10
Sea Days
Ports
19
Ports
Countries Visted
11
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Intriguing Indian Ocean

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, February 18, 2025 Cape Town, South Africa Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Cape Town, South Africa

    Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was the first European settlement in South Africa, and today is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and secluded coves encircle the majestic might of Table Mountain, a World Heritage Site and home to some 8,500 species of flowers. Be sure to get to the top of the mountain by taking the Table Mountain Cableway and absorb the fascinating views. Read more about Cape Town, South Africa

    2 Wednesday, February 19, 2025 Mossel Bay, South Africa 11:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Mossel Bay, South Africa

    Mossel Bay is a small harbour town situated on the Southern Cape, or Garden Route, of South Africa. It has, over the years, developed into a town of unhurried hospitality, complementing the natural beauty and rich cultural history of the area. It was here that the first modern Europeans set foot on southern African shores, so most visitors visit the Da Gama Museum Complex - in the town centre - where this event is commemorated. Read more about Mossel Bay, South Africa

    3 Thursday, February 20, 2025 Cruising The Indian Ocean
    4 Friday, February 21, 2025 Durban, South Africa 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Durban, South Africa

    Durban is the third largest city in South Africa and is its busiest port. Its subtropical climate and extensive beaches provide excellent opportunities for sun-worshippers, surfers and swimmers. The Golden Mile, a wide stretch of golden sands, is artificially separated by various piers. Read more about Durban, South Africa

    5 Saturday, February 22, 2025 Richards Bay, South Africa 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Richards Bay, South Africa

    Richards Bay is a city encompassing one of South Africa's largest harbours, a 30 square kilometre lagoon of the Mhlatuze River, on the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The deep water harbour has the largest coal export facility in the world as well as large-scale mineral and chemical exports. Tourism is a major industry, with the ocean beach a very popular kite-surfing destination, and a multitude of first class game reserves are within several hours' drive from Richards Bay. Read more about Richards Bay, South Africa

    6 Sunday, February 23, 2025 Richards Bay, South Africa 12:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Richards Bay, South Africa

    Richards Bay is a city encompassing one of South Africa's largest harbours, a 30 square kilometre lagoon of the Mhlatuze River, on the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The deep water harbour has the largest coal export facility in the world as well as large-scale mineral and chemical exports. Tourism is a major industry, with the ocean beach a very popular kite-surfing destination, and a multitude of first class game reserves are within several hours' drive from Richards Bay. Read more about Richards Bay, South Africa

    7 Monday, February 24, 2025 Maputo, Mozambique 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Maputo, Mozambique

    Maputo, a port city on the Indian Ocean, is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. The centre of many cultures - the Bantu and Portuguese cultures dominate, but the influence of Arab, Indian, and Chinese cultures is also felt - it is often referred to as ‘The Land of Smiles’. It has some beautiful beaches such as Catembe and Ponta d'Ouro, and is also home to a plethora of landmarks. Read more about Maputo, Mozambique

    8 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 Cruising The Mozambique Channel
    9 Wednesday, February 26, 2025 Cruising The Mozambique Channel
    10 Thursday, February 27, 2025 Mamoudzou, Comoros 11:00 AM 7:00 PM

    Located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mozambique, Mayotte (French Comoros) primarily consists of two islands, Grande Terre - on which Mamoudzou the capital of Mayotte is situated - and Petite Terre, as well as many other uninhabited islands. These islands are of volcanic origin as evidenced by the ancient volcanic peaks and ravines, and are endowed with breath-taking natural splendour including endemic flora and fauna. The islet of Pamandzi has a volcanic crater filled with emerald green waters known as the ‘Lake of the volcano’, while another beautiful site is in Sulu, where a waterfall falls directly into the sea. Read more about Mamoudzou, Comoros

    11 Friday, February 28, 2025 Nosy Be, Madagascar 9:30 AM 5:30 PM
    View of Nosy Be, Madagascar

    Nosy Be (‘Big Island’: Malagasy), an island off the NW coast of Madagascar, is its largest port and Madagascar’s most popular beach-resort. Though Nosy Be’s inclination is towards mass tourism, it is still a largely peaceful place with sugar cane plantations, rum distilleries, ylang ylang bushes, and lounging lemurs. This still beautiful island offers some amazing snorkelling and diving opportunities as well as primary forests with great wildlife. Read more about Nosy Be, Madagascar

    12 Saturday, March 1, 2025 Antsiranana, Madagascar 7:00 AM 4:00 PM

    Antsiranana, also known as Diego Suarez, is a prominent marine port located in the northern part of Madagascar (country code MG). It is situated on the shores of the Antsiranana Bay, which is known for its natural beauty Antsiranana, also known as Diego Suarez, is a prominent marine port located in the northern part of Madagascar (country code MG). It is situated on the shores of the Antsiranana Bay, which is known for its natural beauty Read more about Antsiranana, Madagascar

    13 Sunday, March 2, 2025 Mahe
    14 Monday, March 3, 2025 Mahe Island, Seychelles 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Mahe is the largest and most important island of the Seychelles archipelago. While this spectacular island is only 27 km long it is dominated by a mountain range with its tallest peak Morne Seychellois, at 930 m in height, being central to a wonderful national park. There are also some delightful marine national parks off the island. Read more about Mahe Island, Seychelles

    15 Tuesday, March 4, 2025 La Digue, Seychelles 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of La Digue, Seychelles

    La Digue is the third largest inhabited island of the Seychelles, lying east of Praslin and west of Felicite Island. La Digue also boasts the friendliest people and most tranquil, serene and relaxing atmosphere in Seychelles. Where cars are shunned in favour of bicycles and ox-carts, the pace of life is necessarily slower. Read more about La Digue, Seychelles

    16 Wednesday, March 5, 2025 Cruising The Indian Ocean
    17 Thursday, March 6, 2025 Cruising The Indian Ocean
    18 Friday, March 7, 2025 Male
    19 Saturday, March 8, 2025 Male, Maldives 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Male, Maldives

    Male, pronounced Mah-lay, is the capital of the island nation the Republic of the Maldives. This is the smallest country of Asia. The delightful skyline of candy-coloured skyscrapers and historic sites indicate that Male is both a city and an island. Read more about Male, Maldives

    20 Sunday, March 9, 2025 Male, Maldives 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Male, Maldives

    Male, pronounced Mah-lay, is the capital of the island nation the Republic of the Maldives. This is the smallest country of Asia. The delightful skyline of candy-coloured skyscrapers and historic sites indicate that Male is both a city and an island. Read more about Male, Maldives

    21 Monday, March 10, 2025 Colombo
    22 Tuesday, March 11, 2025 New Mangalore, India 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of New Mangalore, India

    New Mangalore is the chief port for Mangalore (formerly Bangalore), on the Arabian Sea of India's west coast. Here a very popular venue for visitors is Panambur Beach that offers jet ski rides, camel rides, boating, dolphin viewing, and food stalls serving ice-cream and natural fruit syrups. Importantly, there are trained beach life-guards and patrol vehicles for safety and security. Read more about New Mangalore, India

    23 Wednesday, March 12, 2025 Cochin, India 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Cochin, India

    Cochin, which now takes in much of the region adjoining the original town, is a vibrant city on the SW coast of India. It is flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west and it enjoys a moderate equatorial climate. It is a blend of modern India, while the old quarter maintains a colonial 'feel'. Read more about Cochin, India

    24 Thursday, March 13, 2025 Colombo, Sri Lanka 12:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Colombo is the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Despite its frenetic traffic and the general hustle and bustle of being where you can see some of the tallest buildings in Asia, it does offer some interesting attractions. In the northern part of the city you can find the British fort, dating from the 19th C, as well as the gracious old buildings of previous colonial eras. Read more about Colombo, Sri Lanka

    25 Friday, March 14, 2025 Colombo, Sri Lanka 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Colombo is the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Despite its frenetic traffic and the general hustle and bustle of being where you can see some of the tallest buildings in Asia, it does offer some interesting attractions. In the northern part of the city you can find the British fort, dating from the 19th C, as well as the gracious old buildings of previous colonial eras. Read more about Colombo, Sri Lanka

    26 Saturday, March 15, 2025 Hambantota , Sri Lanka 7:00 AM 5:00 PM

    Hambantota is the main town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. It is undergoing various development projects that form part of the government's plan to transform Hambantota into the second major urban hub of Sri Lanka, away from Colombo. Hambantota District is part of the traditional south known as Ruhuna. Read more about Hambantota , Sri Lanka

    27 Sunday, March 16, 2025 Yangon
    28 Monday, March 17, 2025 Yangon
    29 Tuesday, March 18, 2025 Phuket, Thailand 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Phuket, Thailand

    Phuket is the main town in the SE of an island of the same name, in the south of Thailand. This destination provides perfect silky-soft beaches, together with superb hospitality. With spectacular scenery and warm blue waters, it is not surprising that it is Asia's most popular beach destination. Read more about Phuket, Thailand

    30 Wednesday, March 19, 2025 Phuket, Thailand 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Phuket, Thailand

    Phuket is the main town in the SE of an island of the same name, in the south of Thailand. This destination provides perfect silky-soft beaches, together with superb hospitality. With spectacular scenery and warm blue waters, it is not surprising that it is Asia's most popular beach destination. Read more about Phuket, Thailand

    31 Thursday, March 20, 2025 Penang, Malaysia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Penang, Malaysia

    Penang Island is located on the NW coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, by the Strait of Malacca, while Penang State includes a narrow hinterland that is separated from the island by a channel. All tourists should visit the World Heritage Listed site of George Town. Take a trishaw ride or a guided walking tour to explore the nooks and crannies of George Town which, with its unique architectural and cultural townscape, and where every clanhouse and building represents a page of its colourful history, is definitely a ‘must-see’. Read more about Penang, Malaysia

    32 Friday, March 21, 2025 Port Klang, Malaysia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Port Klang, Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur - or KL as it is known - is situated midway along the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, and as the nation's capital city it is the focal point of the new Malaysia. The city truly brings together Malaysia's past and present and its varied cultures. Visitors can appreciate the evocative British buildings as well as the unbounded spirit of progress that symbolises Malaysia's unhesitating leap into the future. Read more about Port Klang, Malaysia

    33 Saturday, March 22, 2025 Singapore, Singapore 9:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Singapore, Singapore

    Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It lies 137 km N of the Equator, just south of the Malaysian state of Johor. One of the few remaining city-states in the world, Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is brimming with diversity and has a multiplicity of culture, language, arts and architecture and a world famous variety of cuisine. Read more about Singapore, Singapore

    34 Sunday, March 23, 2025 Singapore, Singapore 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Singapore, Singapore

    Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It lies 137 km N of the Equator, just south of the Malaysian state of Johor. One of the few remaining city-states in the world, Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is brimming with diversity and has a multiplicity of culture, language, arts and architecture and a world famous variety of cuisine. Read more about Singapore, Singapore

  • Ship

    Insignia Overview

    Insignia

    4.4
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    Newly refurbished in 2019, the 30,277 GT Insignia carries just 688 passengers. This is a ‘small ship’ boasting many big-ship features. Dress is informal in a luxurious setting, with an accent on personalised service and five-star cuisine.

  • Cabins

    Insignia Cabins

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Insignia Penthouse on the Insignia

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 36.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.6 m2

    Size: 1,000 sq. ft. / 92 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar. 24-hour Butler service in all suites. Bulgari amenities. Free room service menu 24 hours a day. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Wireless Internet access. Free laundry service ndash; up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority 11am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. 24 hour Butler Service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from our suite beverage menu (certain limitations apply). Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPadreg; upon request for your enjoyment on board. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Insignia Verandah on the Insignia

    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, B1, B2

    Average Cabin Size – 16.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 216 sq. ft. / 20 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar. 24-hour Butler service in all suites. Bulgari amenities. Free room service menu 24 hours a day. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Wireless Internet access. Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from the Grand Dining Room. Free laundry service ndash; up to 3 bags per stateroom. Priority Noon ship embarkation. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPadreg; upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Insignia Oceanview on the Insignia

    Cabin Types

    C1, C2, D, S

    Average Cabin Size – 15.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 165 sq. ft. / 15 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Insignia Inside on the Insignia

    Cabin Types

    F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 14.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 160 sq. ft. / 14 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Insignia

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette
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    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Insignia Departure: Tuesday, February 18, 2025 Nights: 33 nights Departs: Cape Town Returns: Singapore

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