Seabourn Quest season to offer voyages to Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, ending with four all-new Japan-centric itineraries.
London, 11th July 2023 – Seabourn,the leader in ultra-luxury voyages and expedition travel, is offering guests extraordinary worldwide itineraries to the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, and Asia. Seabourn Quest will take guests to more than 40 unique ports of call to hidden harbours, marquee ports, and must-experience destinations, including four all new Japan-centric itineraries. Prices and complete details of Seabourn’s Autumn 2024 to spring 2025 schedule can be found on Seabourn’s website.
The itineraries, which range from 14 to 34 days, will offer abundant opportunities for luxury travellers to see and explore new sights and cultures in a combination of both iconic destinations and smaller, less-explored ports. With overnight stays in port and many late evening departures you can make the most of your time ashore and fully immerse yourself in the culture and cuisine of the region. Following the conclusion of its Canada & New England season, Seabourn Quest will embark on an awe-inspiring adventure through the Panama Canal, traversing the picturesque Hawaiian Islands, and finally reaching Auckland. From there, the ship will embark on four captivating Australia & New Zealand itineraries, including a special holiday voyage, before venturing northward through the enchanting South China Sea to commence its exploration of Japan in the peak of cherry blossom season.
“Seabourn guests are extraordinary people looking for out of ordinary experiences, and Seabourn Quest will navigate them to breathtaking landscapes where they will be immersed in vibrant cultures while also experiencing our signature onboard intuitive service and unmatched luxury,” said Natalya Leahy, president of Seabourn. “This upcoming season’s ultra-luxury voyages will offer unparalleled opportunities to create extraordinary Seabourn Moments and memories. From traversing the marvels of the Panama Canal to exploring the enchanting beauty of Japan during cherry blossom season, these itineraries are designed to indulge luxury travelers with a perfect blend of iconic destinations and hidden gems.”
Seabourn Quest itinerary highlights include:
- Panama Canal – Commencing on 9th November 2024, guests will experience the marvels of the Panama Canal, navigating twisting waterways and mighty locks. This 18-day voyage from Miami to Los Angeles will immerse travellers in vibrant cultures, colonial towns, and the breathtaking natural wonders of the region. Along the way, guests will discover the fascinating history of the Panama Canal and delve into the ancient Mayan culture. Notable stops include Cartagena, Colombia; Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala and Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur.
- The Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific season aboard Seabourn Quest features five extraordinary sailings from November 2024 to February 2025. With 39 unique ports of call, itineraries feature stops at unique ports that are only accessible to small ships, including Kaikoura, New Zealand; Oban (Half Moon Bay), New Zealand; and Phillip Island, Australia. From the idyllic beaches of Hawaii to the iconic Fiordland National Park, guests can immerse themselves in breathtaking landscapes, uncover bucket-list nature destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef and Diamondhead, or delve into the rich history and culture of small towns and villages. Embarking from Los Angeles, Auckland, and Sydney, guests can select voyages ranging from 14 to 32 days, including three featured combination voyages.
- Southeast Asia and Japan – With brand-new itinerariesfocusing on Japan and Southeast Asian culture,Seabourn Quest’s 2025 Spring Asia season promises to be a delight for both new and repeat guests. Running from March to April, these voyages range from 14 to 34 days with options to combine voyages for a truly comprehensive exploration of all that Asia has to offer. Guests will explore the northernmost and southernmost islands of Japan, immersing themselves in the nation’s geography, history, and beauty at the height of cherry blossom season. Select voyages will offer the chance to sail Japan’s Seto Inland Sea—an exclusive experience for small ships. Seabourn will also offer a Pacific Passage: Golden Week to Glacier Bay 20-day voyage in April 2025. The best of both worlds, this itinerary will immerse guests in bustling the cultural festivities of Golden Week in Japan and then bring them to Alaska during a less-crowded early season to enjoy the scenery and wildlife all to themselves.
Guests will experience the unparalleled Seabourn all-inclusive difference aboard the intimate, yacht-like Seabourn Quest. The ship’s dedicated crew will provide intuitive and authentic service, ensuring that every guest enjoys a personalised and extraordinary experience. From the moment of embarkation, guests will have endless opportunities to create lasting Seabourn Moments. In addition, the ship will be equipped with SpaceX’s Starlink, the leader in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite technology, to provide guests with greater connectivity to share their experiences with friends and family.
Source: The M Collective