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Adventures Afloat: Kingdoms of the Maya: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize

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Program #21222RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Feb 3 — Feb 13, 2015

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Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day One: Tuesday, February 03 - Embark on Ship/Set Sail from Port of Miami at 5 p...
Note: All participants must be onboard the ship no later than 60 minutes prior to sailing.

Afternoon: Embark ship.

Participate in the ship's Safety Drill.

**Note: Participants will receive a full itinerary once onboard. The Road Scholar group leader will deliver an itinerary to each participant's stateroom and try to meet all members of the group prior to dinner and the program orientation.

Dinner: On board the ship.


Evening: Welcome Orientation.
Get to know your group leader and fellow Road Scholar participants during a welcome and introduction session. We will review the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have.

Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Wednesday, February 04 - Day at Sea - Cruising the Straits of Florid...
Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Lecture: "The Watery World of the Ancient Maya"

Enjoy a lecture about exploring the eastern Caribbean from the late Ice Age through the Classic Maya period when the sea was defining the feature of the spiritual realm as well as an important avenue of communication.

Opportunity for discussion with leader and members of the group.


Lunch: On board the ship.


Afternoon: Free afternoon to enjoy ship amenities.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Thursday, February 05 - George Town, Cayman Islands - Exploring Geo...
George Town, Cayman Islands -
Exploring George Town/Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park.


Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: After breakfast, disembark and explore the east side of the island. Start with a drive through George Town, the island’s capital and major financial center. Continue along through the coastal residential district of South Sound with its fabulous homes. Visit Pedro St. James, a refurbished plantation home built in 1780, which boasts a multi-media theatre presentation that explains the history of the island and the house itself.

Continue on to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park to view the colorful Caymanian flora and fauna of the park along with a traditional Caymanian cottage with its medicinal plants and local fruit trees. During the nature walk, visitors can hope to see a variety of native and migratory birds and animals including endangered Cayman parrots. While you are there keep an eye out for the endangered Cayman blue iguana--one of the park's star attractions.

After enjoying panoramic views of the garden from the park's gazebo, finish the day with a stop at the Tortuga Rum Cake Factory.


Lunch: At a local restaurant where you can try West Indian fare and savor fresh snapper, conch or marlin prepared Cayman-style.


Afternoon: After lunch return to the ship.

Recap and orientation for the next day.

Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the ship amenities.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Friday, February 06 - Cozumel, Mexico - Ferry to Playa del Carmen...
Cozumel, Mexico -
Ferry to Playa del Carmen/Exploring Tulum Ruins.


Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Disembark in Cozumel and board a ferry to Playa del Carmen.

From Playa del Carmen, transfer by coach to Tulum. Admire and study the ancient Maya ruins of Tulum during walking explorations of the archaeological site.

Although the ruins at Tulum lack the grandeur of Chichén Itzá and Cobá, its setting is breathtaking. The ancient city is situated on a cliff overlooking the azure waters of the Caribbean. It is easy to understand why the Tulum ruins are such a popular destination for travelers to the Yucatán.

Despite having been built sometime during the Early Classic Period (250-600), the walled city of Tulum did not gain true importance until the Late Post Classic Period (1200-1530). When the Spaniards arrived in the early sixteenth century, Tulum still operated as an important trading port. It is believed to be one of the last cities of the Mayan world to be abandoned after Spain's conquest.

Transfer back to Playa del Carmen.


Lunch: At a local restaurant at Playa del Carmen.


Afternoon: Time at leisure to explore Playa del Carmen.

Take the ferry back to Cozumel and board the ship.

Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Saturday, February 07 - Belize City, Belize - Lamanai Ruins.
Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: After breakfast, transfer to the New River dock and embark on a scenic boat ride (approx. 31 miles) upstream to the Mayan ruins at Lamanai. While navigating the calm waters of the New River, try to find and identify some of the many bird species found in the area, including: Black-collared Hawks, Northern Jacanas, Mangrove Swallows, Olive-throated Parakeets, American Pygmy Kingfishers, and Purple Gallinules, to name just a few. If lucky, we may even catch a glimpse of the rarely seen Jabiru Stork! Get close-up views of mangroves and virgin forests flanking the narrow waterway and try to spot the colorful orchids that grow along the river banks.

Disembark at Lamanai for a walking exploration of the more than 50 impressive structures found at the archaeological reserve.

This large Mayan ceremonial center is set in a tropical forest on the banks of the New River Lagoon in the north central region of Belize. Unlike most Mayan sites, the ruins found at Lamanai were built in layers; each generation adding on to the existing structures. Some of the site's highlights include the Jaguar Temple, the High Temple, and the Mask Temple. A beautiful panoramic view of the lagoon and surrounding jungle can be seen from the top of the High Temple. It is believed that the ancient center was occupied during more than 3,200 years, and as recently as in the 18th century.


Lunch: Lunch at site.


Afternoon: Boat ride and bus transfer to Belize City and board the ship.

Take advantage of some free time to freshen-up before dinner.

Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Sunday, February 08 - Santo Tomas, Guatemala - Quiriguá.
Note: Participants who would like to visit Tikal can sign up for a shore excursion with the boat directly.

Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Guatemala’s port town of Santo Tomas de Castilla is our gateway to Quiriguá. Transfer 1 1/2 to 2 hours to the nearby Mayan ruins at Quirigua, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Quirigua is famed for its intricately carved stelae sandstone columns, some of which are over 30 feet tall. Completed in the 8th century a.d., the carvings depict the deeds of local rulers, mythical figures, and animals, and contain Maya glyphs


Lunch: Lunch at local restaurant.


Afternoon: This afternoon as we transfer back to the ship we pass by the town of Rio Dulce, where we cross one of the largest bridges in Central America. After a stop for lunch, we will visit the Spanish colonial fort of Castillo de San Felipe de Lara, built to prevent pirates from entering the lake from the Caribbean when this part of Central America was an important shipping and staging point.

Late afternoon, return to the ship.
Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Monday, February 09 - Roatan, Honduras - Carambola Botanical Gard...
Roatan, Honduras -
Carambola Botanical Gardens/Reef Ecology and Snorkeling at West Bay.


Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Disembark at Roatan, the largest island in the Bay Islands archipelago. Once favored by pirates then controlled by the British, the island is now a preferred destination for divers and romantics. It has a mountainous backbone, is surrounded by coral reef, and boasts some of the best snorkeling and diving in the hemisphere.

A short, 20 minute, drive by air conditioned bus will take us to the beautiful Carambola Botanical Gardens. Listen to a lecture on the history of fruit commerce between Roatan and New Orleans before enjoying a guided walk on the botanical garden's trails.


Lunch: At local restaurant.


Afternoon: After lunch, transfer to West Bay.

A lecture on reef ecology, plus an overview of snorkeling procedures will prepare us for a guided exploration of Roatan's beautiful coral reefs.

Return to the ship.

Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Tuesday, February 10 - Costa Maya, Mexico - Chacchoben Archaeolog...
Costa Maya, Mexico -
Chacchoben Archaeological Site/Local Maya Community.


Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Morning at leisure to enjoy the ship amenities and get ready for today's activities.

Disembark at Costa Maya Port in the town of Mahahual.

Transfer to the Chacchoben Maya community (approximately 50 mins drive). Once there, enjoy some cultural interaction and learn about the life of the modern day Maya. Visit the home of a local family.


Lunch: Learn about local foods and help to prepare a typical meal--including the making of corn tortillas. Then sit down to enjoy the savory fruits of your labor and watch a demonstration of traditional Maya dances.


Afternoon: After lunch, transfer to the nearby Chacchoben Archaeological Site.

Most of the ancient Maya buildings at Chacchoben were designed in the Peten style and were constructed during the Classic Period (A.D. 200-700). The complex contains a number of temples and smaller structures that were used for ceremonial purposes. Because some of the buildings still have the remnants of the original stucco and paint, visitors are not allowed to climb the temples.

Late-afternoon return to the ship.

Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Wednesday, February 11 - Day at Sea - Cruising the Straits of Florid...
Day at Sea -
Cruising the Straits of Florida/Shipboard Activities.


Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Lecture: Sailing into the Dawn of the New Mayan Age – Review of the Maya Calendar, the Maya in the Modern Period and the Prospects for the Maya in the post 2012 era.

Opportunity for discussion with the group leader and other members of your group.
Disembark in time for an early lunch.


Lunch: On board the ship.


Afternoon: Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the ship's wide range of amenities.

Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Riviera is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: STATISTICS Year Built: 2012 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2012 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests (Lowers): 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International STATEROOMS Total Rooms (all categories): 625 Suites: 147 Balconies: 444 Ocean/River View:18 Interior:16 Accessible: 6

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street, Suite 308
Miami, FL 33122 USA
phone: 800-531-5619
web: http://oceaniacruisesale.com

Room amenities: Private bathroom, hair dryer, bath robe and slippers, toiletries, minibar/refrigerator, in-room safe, TV with in-stateroom movies, and direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: Multiple restaurants: Grand Dining Room, Jacques, Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana, Terrace Cafe, Waves Grill, Privee, La Reserve wine tasting center, Afternoon Tea, and Baristas coffee shop. Entertainment options include a casino, a cocktail lounge with live piano music, a full service bar, a lounge featuring nighttime entertainment, and an observation lounge with bar service, The ship also features a Spa, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, jogging track, beauty salon, a culinary arts center, shops, infirmary, and laundry services. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Ten: Thursday, February 12 - Key West, Florida - Exploring Key West's Hi...
Key West, Florida -
Exploring Key West's Historic Sites/Trolley Tour/Free


Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Enjoy a lecture about Harry Truman's Little White House with Bob Woltz, our Truman expert on board the ship.

Disembark in Key West and take the City View Trolley.

We will take the Trolley for an hour long, narrated trip around the island- 4 miles long and 2 miles wide. This will help you see why this is such a fascinating place to visit!

We will get off the trolley at stop 6, to visit the Hemingway House and a professional docent will lead us through this famous residence of a very colorful former resident.


Lunch: At a local restaurant.


Afternoon: After lunch we will get back on the trolley and complete the tour and get off at stop 1, where we will visit the Little White House and Audubon House both led by a professional docent.

Return to the ship.

Recap and orientation for the next day.


Dinner: On board the ship.


Lodging: Riviera - Oceania Cruises

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eleven: Friday, February 13 - End of Cruise/Disembark in Port of Miami.
Note: The ship is expected to dock in Miami at 7:00 a.m. Once at port, the crew will begin readying the ship for the final disembarkation a few hours later.

Breakfast: On board the ship.


Morning: Arrive in Miami and disembark.

Participants will need to undergo Immigration and Customs procedures before leaving the port. Please take this into consideration when booking flight reservations (if applicable).


Meals Included: Breakfast

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29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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