SEATTLE — Seabourn’s fall 2018 and winter 2019 seasons look stacked, featuring 37 unique sailings to must-see cities and the chance to sail aboard its newest ships: Seabourn Encore, launched in late 2016, and Seabourn Ovation, launching in May 2018.
The new program will include 103 departures of seven to 66 days in length that visit exotic destinations around the world. Itineraries, fares and additional details of the complete fall 2018/winter 2019 cruise schedule can be viewed at seabourn.com.
“Each year we meticulously craft itineraries with carefully selected experiences to show guests the world as only Seabourn can,” said Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn. “These itineraries will be truly exciting for our guests as they visit fascinating destinations around the world from the comforts of the finest ultra-luxury experience at sea.”
- Seabourn Ovation: Following the ship’s 2018 inaugural summer season in Europe, she will depart Athens on a 20-day ‘Holy Land and Arabia’ voyage headed to Dubai. An additional 18-day voyage of Arabia, India and Sri Lanka will position the ship in Singapore to begin her inaugural Asia season of five 14-day voyages between Singapore and Hong Kong. The ship will then depart Singapore on a 22-day voyage to Dubai via Myanmar, India and Oman, followed by a 20-day voyage to Arabia and the Holy Land, arriving in Athens to begin the 2019 Europe season.
- Seabourn Encore: Following the summer season, this ship will depart the Mediterranean bound for Australia & New Zealand via four voyages: 19 days through the ‘Holy Land and Arabia’; 18 days through ‘Arabia and India to Singapore’; seven days between Singapore and Benoa, Bali; and an 18-day sailing from Bali to Sydney via the Great Barrier Reef. The 2018-2019 season in Australia & New Zealand will consist of four 16-day voyages between Sydney and Auckland, interspersed with two alternate 16-day South Pacific Islands voyages roundtrip from Auckland, visiting New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. The start of spring will see Seabourn Encore depart Sydney for a 16-day voyage featuring the Queensland Coast & Great Barrier Reef, plus Indonesia islands to Bali. The return to Europe will include a 16-day cruise through India and Arabia to Dubai, and an 18-day voyage from Dubai to Athens via the Holy Land.
- Seabourn Quest: During fall 2018, this ship will sail on four 10-day Canadian Maritimes & New England voyages between Montreal and Boston, as well as a 12-day cruise roundtrip from Montreal. A 14-day positioning cruise ends in Miami, from which Seabourn Quest will sail 25 days southward to Key West, Panama Canal and the Inca Coast of Peru. She will then sail on five voyages in Antarctica and Patagonia, including a 24-day Holiday voyage from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso. In spring 2019, she will depart from Buenos Aires to travel up the coast of Brazil on a 21-day voyage into the Amazon, then sail a 24-day itinerary from Manaus, down the Amazon and across the Atlantic to Lisbon for its summer season in Europe.
- Seabourn Odyssey: Following an Atlantic crossing, this ship’s fall 2018 season begins with a series of 18 seven-day Caribbean cruises between Bridgetown, Barbados and Philipsburg, St Maarten. In early spring, she will cross the Atlantic to Lisbon in 11 days, and then sail 14 days through the Canary Islands, Morocco and Spain to Barcelona to be poised for another European season.
Itineraries for Seabourn Sojourn are currently being finalized and will be announced soon. The ship will feature a number of Extended Explorations voyages in late 2018 & 2019, which are suited to the traveler looking for a longer, more in-depth experience from their journey.