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Mesmerizing Melanesia

Ship: Riviera   
Departure: Sunday, February 8, 2026
Nights: 35 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Sydney
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Duration
35
Nights
Days at Sea
16
Sea Days
Ports
16
Ports
Countries Visted
7
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Mesmerizing Melanesia

    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 Sunday, February 8, 2026 Sydney, Australia Embark 8:00 PM
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney, the capital of New South Wales is located on Australia's east coast. It is the most popular city to visit, thanks to its iconic Sydney Harbour, beautiful beaches, lush national parks, world-class restaurants and the famous Sydney Opera House. In 1973, the Opera House completed construction and is the most popular building in Australia and one of the most famous in the world. Read more about Sydney, Australia

    2 Monday, February 9, 2026 At Sea
    3 Tuesday, February 10, 2026 Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Australia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Australia

    Mooloolaba is a tourist resort township on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. It is located 97 km N of the state capital Brisbane and is part of the Maroochydore urban centre. The relaxed atmosphere, friendly people and endless scenic beauty make it a hugely popular destination. Read more about Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Australia

    4 Wednesday, February 11, 2026 At Sea
    5 Thursday, February 12, 2026 Airlie Beach, Australia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Airlie Beach, Australia

    Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, is the main hub for all Reef activities and access to the Whitsunday Islands. Experience stunning views by day and a vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking for a spot to relax then head to the Airlie Beach Lagoon to relax and unwind. Read more about Airlie Beach, Australia

    6 Friday, February 13, 2026 Cairns, Australia 10:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    7 Saturday, February 14, 2026 Cooktown, Australia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Cooktown, Australia

    Cooktown, Australia's first European settlement, was charted and settled by Captain Cook and his crew in 1770. It is a small frontier town located on the Endeavour River (named after Captain Cook's ship) in far north tropical Queensland. A century later thousands, including many Chinese, came to Cooktown, the port for the Palmer River gold rush, leaving a fascinating history that can be explored at the James Cook Historical Museum. Read more about Cooktown, Australia

    8 Sunday, February 15, 2026 At Sea
    9 Monday, February 16, 2026 At Sea
    10 Tuesday, February 17, 2026 Darwin, Australia 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Darwin, Australia

    The new Darwin cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf is adjacent to the convention centre, only one kilometre from Darwin’s CBD. Modern amenities, hotels and parking are there, plus a mini-market with beautiful local productions – Aboriginal art and crafts, diamonds and opals, and eateries, distinctive of the Top End. Darwin is a home port for the small luxury vessels Coral Princess and Coral Discoverer that explore the Kimberley coast to Broome. Read more about Darwin, Australia

    11 Wednesday, February 18, 2026 At Sea
    12 Thursday, February 19, 2026 Komodo Island, Indonesia 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Komodo Island, Indonesia

    Komodo Island may be closed to visitors throughout 2020, following which numbers may be limited to 5000 annually. The decision will be made in mid 2019. Komodo Island lies in the Wallacea Region of Indonesia, identified by Conservation International as a global conservation priority area, and is located in the centre of the Indonesian archipelago between the islands of Sumbawa to the west and Flores to the east. Read more about Komodo Island, Indonesia

    13 Friday, February 20, 2026 Celukan Bawang, Indonesia 11:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Celukan Bawang, Indonesia

    Celukan Bawang, with its large wharf, is the main cargo port of northern Bali, trading in timber and cement from Kalimantan (Borneo) and Java. Bugis schooners, the magnificent sailing vessels that take their name from the seafaring people of Sulawesi, anchor here. What you see here is not the westernised tourist potpourri of Kuta Beach. Read more about Celukan Bawang, Indonesia

    14 Saturday, February 21, 2026 Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    Bali is an Indonesian island at the western-most of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of Indonesia’s 33 provinces, with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Bali is home to the most of Indonesia's Hindu minority, and also the largest tourist destination in the Archipelago. Read more about Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    15 Sunday, February 22, 2026 Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    Bali is an Indonesian island at the western-most of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of Indonesia’s 33 provinces, with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Bali is home to the most of Indonesia's Hindu minority, and also the largest tourist destination in the Archipelago. Read more about Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    16 Monday, February 23, 2026 Komodo Island, Indonesia 11:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Komodo Island, Indonesia

    Komodo Island may be closed to visitors throughout 2020, following which numbers may be limited to 5000 annually. The decision will be made in mid 2019. Komodo Island lies in the Wallacea Region of Indonesia, identified by Conservation International as a global conservation priority area, and is located in the centre of the Indonesian archipelago between the islands of Sumbawa to the west and Flores to the east. Read more about Komodo Island, Indonesia

    17 Tuesday, February 24, 2026 Kupang West Timor
    18 Wednesday, February 25, 2026 At Sea
    19 Thursday, February 26, 2026 Darwin, Australia 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Darwin, Australia

    The new Darwin cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf is adjacent to the convention centre, only one kilometre from Darwin’s CBD. Modern amenities, hotels and parking are there, plus a mini-market with beautiful local productions – Aboriginal art and crafts, diamonds and opals, and eateries, distinctive of the Top End. Darwin is a home port for the small luxury vessels Coral Princess and Coral Discoverer that explore the Kimberley coast to Broome. Read more about Darwin, Australia

    20 Friday, February 27, 2026 At Sea
    21 Saturday, February 28, 2026 At Sea
    22 Sunday, March 1, 2026 Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    Port Moresby, situated on the Gulf of Papua on the SE coast of New Guinea island, is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea. The Port lies on the underside of the Bird’s Tail Peninsula with Australia’s northernmost tip 500 km to the WSW. Before colonisation the local Motuan people traded their pots for food (sago) in large scale canoe expeditions to the west. Read more about Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    23 Monday, March 2, 2026 Alotau, Papua New Guinea 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    24 Tuesday, March 3, 2026 At Sea
    25 Wednesday, March 4, 2026 Honiara, Solomon Islands 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Honiara, Solomon Islands

    Honiara, located on the northern coast of the island of Guadalcanal, is the capital of the Solomon Islands, which lie between Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Pijin is the principal language. The climate is tropical, and while the most pleasant time to visit is winter, July to September, the cooling sea breezes temper the humidity and heat along all coasts year-round. Read more about Honiara, Solomon Islands

    26 Thursday, March 5, 2026 At Sea
    27 Friday, March 6, 2026 Luganville (Espiritu Santo)
    28 Saturday, March 7, 2026 Port Vila, Vanuatu 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Port Vila, Vanuatu

    Port Vila, also known as “Vila”, is the capital and the main hub of Vanuatu. Port Vila is located on the island of Efate. There are over 100 indigenous languages spoken in Vanuatu however Port Vila’s main language is Bislama. Read more about Port Vila, Vanuatu

    29 Sunday, March 8, 2026 At Sea
    30 Monday, March 9, 2026 Lautoka, Fiji 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Lautoka, Fiji

    Lautoka is situated on the western side of Viti Levu, the largest island in Fiji, and just 20 km north of Nadi. The Fiji archipelago lies just to the western side of the International Date Line. Lautoka is Fiji's second largest city. Read more about Lautoka, Fiji

    31 Tuesday, March 10, 2026 Suva, Fiji 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Suva, Fiji

    Suva is the capital and largest city of Fiji, perched on a hilly peninsula between Laucala Bay and Suva Harbour in the SE corner of the island of Viti Levu. It is a beautiful tropical city full of colour and diverse cultures. Although it is the only place in Fiji where you will see buildings taller than palm trees, local folk traditions such as fire walks, welcoming ceremonies, wood-carving and the fabrication of tree-bark cloth, remain strong. Read more about Suva, Fiji

    32 Wednesday, March 11, 2026 At Sea
    33 Thursday, March 12, 2026 Noumea, New Caledonia 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Noumea, New Caledonia

    Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia is located just a couple of hours flight away from Australia’s east coast and is the gateway to the South Pacific archipelago. Noumea is a seaside town known for its beautiful bays, stunning islets and relaxed Melanesian and European culture. The locals closest to the cruise port speak a little english however for the most of Noumea, French is spoken with very little English. Read more about Noumea, New Caledonia

    34 Friday, March 13, 2026 At Sea
    35 Saturday, March 14, 2026 At Sea
    36 Sunday, March 15, 2026 Sydney, Australia 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney, the capital of New South Wales is located on Australia's east coast. It is the most popular city to visit, thanks to its iconic Sydney Harbour, beautiful beaches, lush national parks, world-class restaurants and the famous Sydney Opera House. In 1973, the Opera House completed construction and is the most popular building in Australia and one of the most famous in the world. Read more about Sydney, Australia

  • Ship

    Riviera Overview

    Riviera

    Riviera entered service in May 2012 and, at 66,084 GT and with 1258 guests, is the largest of Oceania’s fleet. The vessel is decorated internally with rich woods, Italian marble, granite, wool carpets and leather. Intimate lounges abound, keeping the Line’s small-ship feel, and the layout makes it easy to find your way around.

  • Cabins

    Riviera Cabins

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Riviera Penthouse on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, OC, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 83.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 2,000 sq. ft. / 185 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still amp; sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. FREE laundry service ndash; up to 3 bags per stateroom (some restrictions apply). Priority Noon ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. Exclusive card-only access to private Executive Lounge staffed by a dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. 24-hour Butler service. Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. Optional private in-suite embarkation day lunch from noon to 2 pm in Ownerrsquo;s Suites. Customized entertainment system. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag and personalized stationery. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complementary iPadreg; upon request for your enjoyment on board. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.+King-size bed for Ownerrsquo;s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms++Not available in Inside Staterooms

    Concierge

    Concierge

    Concierge  on the Riviera Concierge  on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, A4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive+. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily. Still amp; sparkling Vero Water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub++. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive. 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. Room service from The Grand Dining Room menu during lunch and dinner. FREE laundry service ndash; up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority noon ship embarkation. Exclusive card-only access to private Concierge Lounge staffed by dedicated Concierge featuring complimentary soft drinks, coffees and snacks throughout the day. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to 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.+King-size bed for Ownerrsquo;s, Vista and Oceania Suites (cannot be converted into twin beds) and queen-size bed for all other suites and staterooms++Not available in Inside Staterooms

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Riviera Verandah on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    B1, B2, B3, B4

    Average Cabin Size – 22.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 3.7 m2

    Size: 282 sq. ft. / 26 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Private teak veranda. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Full-size bathtub/shower and separate shower. Belgian chocolates with nightly 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 Riviera Inside on the Riviera

    Cabin Types

    C, F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 242 sq. ft. / 22 sq. mt. Features: UltraTranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player with 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 Riviera

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette
  • Promotions

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    • FREE Shore Excursions (value up to US$1,600 per stateroom)*
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  • Mesmerizing Melanesia

    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Riviera Departure: Sunday, February 8, 2026 Nights: 35 nights Departs: Sydney Returns: Sydney

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