Seabourn, the leader in cruises and expedition travel, unveiled its 2025-2026 autumn, winter, and spring season with new itineraries to explore the foliage of Japan, the vibrant islands of the Caribbean, the mystical cultures of Southeast Asia and Arabia, and the tropical Hawaiian Islands.

Statues of Devas making offerings at Tian Tan Buddha image on Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Statues of Devas making offerings at Tian Tan Buddha image on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Between September 2025 and March 2026, the award-winning, Seabourn Ovation, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Quest, and Seabourn Sojourn will offer 72 itineraries to more than 105 destinations in over 40 countries.

Itineraries, fares, and complete details of Seabourn’s schedule can be found on Seabourn’s website.

For the first time, Seabourn will offer a series of Japan voyages in autumn for guests to enjoy the country’s iconic foliage.

Seabourn Quest will circumnavigate the Japanese archipelago, visiting all four main islands that will also include four maiden calls.

Seabourn Ovation and Seabourn Sojourn embark on new Caribbean itineraries from San Juan, St. Maarten, Miami, and Barbados.

Seabourn Encore returns to Southeast Asia on curated 14-day itineraries that include an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City that provides guests ample time to fully explore this dynamic city.

Seabourn Sojourn will sail on a “Hawaiian Holiday Overnight” to celebrate the holidays “Hawaii style” with a special Christmas Eve overnight stay in Honolulu.

Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii
Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii

“This collection of extraordinary voyages invites guests to become immersed in an ocean of personalized service, and discovery, exploring hidden gems and staying longer in iconic ports with overnight stays,” said Natalya Leahy, President of Seabourn.

Our carefully curated itineraries will provide our guests with unforgettable ‘Seabourn Moments’ as they sail the high seas in Seabourn’s ultra-luxury style.”

Itineraries range from seven to 22 days with options to combine voyages for longer, more immersive journeys.

Guests can extend their experiences with pre-and post-cruise Seabourn Journeys to UNESCO World Heritage sites and immerse themselves in Seabourn’s signature moments like Caviar in the Surf, Shopping with the Chef, and Marina Day.

Seabourn guests can linger longer in iconic ports with overnight stays and mid-voyage Seabourn Journeys.


Between September and November 2025, Seabourn Quest will explore Japan’s iconic foliage on a series of four sailings, ranging from 12 to 22 days.

The ship will visit more than 20 destinations in all four main islands of Japan, as well as hidden gems of the smaller southern islands, and will make maiden calls to the following destinations:

  • The hot springs and samurai districts of Akita
  • The vibrant arts district of Ishinomaki
  • The coastal beauty of Niigata
  • The impressive architecture of Wakayama.

Features ports include:

  • Wakayama is home to some of Japan’s most sacred sites including the Kongobuji Temple UNESCO world heritage site. Explore Mt. Koya, the center of Shingon Buddhism, a key start location for one of the routes on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage path, and an iconic temple town nestled in the mountains among the trees. Explore the culinary history of soy sauce in Yuasa Town or discover much of the preserved architecture from the Edo Period in the designated “Historic Preservation District of Traditional Buildings.”
  • Akita, Japan (maiden call) – Sheltered along the enchanting Sea of Japan coast, Akita boasts a captivating blend of modern and old, with a cityscape that showcases an intriguing contrast of architectural styles. Akita’s hot springs, known as onsen, provide a therapeutic escape and are set against stunning mountain backdrops, inviting guests to soak in mineral-rich waters to unwind and rejuvenate the senses.


Seabourn Ovation and Seabourn Sojourn will sail to the sunny Caribbean between November 2025 and March 2026, with 27 departures of seven- to 20-day voyages departing from Barbados, St. Maarten, Miami, and new for this season, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The season includes visits to 23 destinations, including a new island destination at Little Bay, Montserrat, and an exclusive beach experience at Prickly Pear Cays, Anguilla.

Also new are three new seven- and 12-day voyages on Seabourn Ovation, featuring visits to the popular ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao in the Southern Caribbean.

Colorful Buildings of Aruba
Colorful Buildings of Aruba

The Caribbean voyages will also include Seabourn’s signature events, including “Marina Day” and “Caviar in the Surf,” with a beachside Champagne and caviar experience and a lavish beach barbecue. Featured ports include the following:

  • Little Bay, Montserrat (Maiden Call) – The breathtaking natural beauty and volcanic activity of this mountainous island have inspired nicknames such as the “Pompei of the Caribbean” and the “Emerald Isle of the Caribbean.” Guests can tour the Soufriere Hills Volcano observatory or the exclusion zone encompassing the southern part of the island. Enjoy a leisurely coastal tour of the island or spend the day lounging on one of the island’s many black sand beaches.
  • Prickly Pear Cays (Notable Call) – Off the coast of Anguilla is Prickly Pear Cays, an exclusive, pristine island with three reefs lying just beyond the shore that provide excellent snorkelling experiences in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. A white powder sand beach bends playfully around the island, guiding guests toward the delicious treats that await at the local restaurant.

Southeast Asia, Indian Ocean & Arabia

From December 2025 to March 2026, Seabourn Encore returns to Southeast Asia with its popular 14-day Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam voyages between Singapore and Hong Kong, all of which include an overnight stay at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat, Cambodia

The ship will also operate voyages in Arabia before and after its Asia season with 17- and 18-day voyages in November 2025 and March and April 2026, visiting Safaga, Aqaba, and bucket-list UNESCO sites like Petra and Luxor.

Notable port highlights include the following:

  • Ko Kood, Thailand – Seabourn has discovered a pristine tropical island paradise on which to create its signature Caviar in the Surf beach barbecue party.
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City covers an area of more than 800 square miles, stretching westward from the South China Sea to the Cambodian border. Its land is overwhelmingly rural, dotted with villages and clusters of houses set amidst rice paddies.
  • Seabourn Journey – Cambodia & Laos: The Temples of Angkor & Luang Prabang – Available as a pre- and post-cruise package, this six-day package allows guests to discover the fascinating history, culture, and architecture of some of Laos and Cambodia’s most famous temples, including the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor. Learn how old traditions are adapting to an evolving cultural landscape and marvel at the vibrant atmosphere of the captivating cities of Vientiane, Luang Prabang, and Siem Reap.

Panama Canal and Hawaiian Islands

On 25th November 2025, Seabourn Sojourn will depart Miami and sail west to Long Beach, Calif., that will include a transit of the legendary Panama Canal.

This voyage will guide guests on a 22-day discovery of Mayan, colonial, and present-day civilizations on a journey through Curacao, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and the historic locks of the Panama Canal.

The ship then sets sail on 17th December 2025 for a 20-day voyage to celebrate the holidays in the true Aloha spirit of the Hawaiian Islands.

This unique voyage will visit four of the major islands – the Big Island, Oahu, Maui, and Kauai – and will include an overnight in Honolulu for an unforgettable Christmas Eve.

Notable port highlights include the following:

  • Honolulu, Hawaii – Home to the state capital and most of Hawaii’s population, Oahu is a vibrant mix of natural, cultural, and historic wonders. In Honolulu, an array of cultures blends harmoniously, allowing each to retain its distinct flavour. The downtown sector combines Hawaii’s royal history with the modern-day action of a major metropolitan centre. Guests will celebrate the holidays “Hawaii style” on Seabourn Sojourn with a special Christmas Eve overnight in Honolulu.
  • Santa Marta, Colombia – The oldest city in Colombia curves around a beautiful bay on the Caribbean coast, where the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Madre de Santa Marta range can be glimpsed from the beach on clear days. Visit the Tayrona National Park to explore the preserved natural wonders of this region such as golden beaches interspersed with huge volcanic boulders, lush jungle vegetation, and plentiful wildlife. A featured shore excursion includes the chance to explore Colombia’s natural beauty with an ecological walk through a lush tropical landscape, revealing the magnificent waterfall at Quebrada Valencia.

For a longer escape, guests may combine these two voyages for a 42-day Panama Canal & Hawaiian Holiday sailing to more than 17 destinations, from the charming Curacao in the Caribbean to the Na Pali Cliffs on the island of Kauai.

Source: The M Collective

Images: ©2024 Seabourn Cruise Lines, Inc

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