Ocean Cruises

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What is an ocean cruise?

Ocean cruises are much larger than a river cruise, where accommodations are around 6,000+ on the ship. Destination is further out toward remote locations such as Tahiti, Mediterranean ports, North Pole, etc. There are many dining room options and large scale entertainment; broadway shows, night clubs, and more. The benefit or such a large ship is the smoothness on the water. River boats are much smaller but again, the current is as open as the ocean.

What would one expect on an ocean cruise?


Rooms tend to be larger for ocean cruise ships. They average to around 1,000 sq/ft. A lot nowadays have French balconies. There are a lot of amenities inside the rooms. There are stateroom where often are river-facing and equipped with hotel-style beds, private bathrooms, climate control, refrigerators, safes, and TVs.

Onboard Amenities:

The massive ocean cruise has a lot to offer. Imagine the following on a single boat:

  • Casinos

  • Rock climbing walls

  • Water parks

  • Fitness center

  • Shopping arcardes

  • Gala production entertainment

  • Night clubs

    ALL Aboard!

FAQs about river cruising:

Who attends ocean cruising?

They are for everyone. River cruises is a more specific niche but ocean is a wide spectrum to entertainment each and everyone.

When is the best time to attend an ocean cruise?

Year round is always good, best to avoid certain area when it’s Hurricane season; you may tend to feel the ship rock more.

What should I pack when attending an ocean cruise?

Since weather shifts all the time and you are on the water which effects weather itself, I would bring both warm and cool clothes. I also recommend high end clothing for a luxurious dining on the ship or within the local destination.Click the company name to view the unique itinerary experiences.