The wait is finally over as Seabourn has announced the date of its first world cruise in six years. This world-class luxury cruise will set sail from the Port of Miami on January 4, 2020, at 6 p.m. and will arrive at its first port of call in Key West, Florida bright and early at 7 a.m. the following day. This is just the first of many amazing destinations as the cruise will dock at 62 ports in 36 different countries across five continents.
Not Your Typical Cruise
As you would imagine, a world cruise includes many amazing sights and this extraordinary 146 day Seabourn world cruise is no exception. Feature ports include Hong Kong which is divided into four sections including Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories and numerous outlying islands; Sydney, Australia, and Oranjestad, Aruba. Other grand stops include a day docked in Bonaire for a chance to scuba dive in a world-renowned oasis, a day to explore the Ivory Coast, two days in Cape Town, South Africa as well as departure past the Cape of Good Hope, two days in India, three days in Malaysia, a week in Australia and four crossings of the equator. The world tour wraps up with four days touring the Hawaiian Islands and then a five-day sail back to San Francisco and an amazing voyage culminating as you pass under the Golden Gate Bridge.
Some Outstanding Experiences
Shore excursions are offered throughout the voyage with some of the more notable locations including Namibia, India, and South Africa. Safari outings can be booked from Cape Town, Durban and Mombasa and snorkeling and diving excursions are a once in a lifetime event when visiting the Great Barrier Reef. To learn more about each region that guests visit, Chef excursions are offered which guide you through the port as well as the local markets to experience immersion in the culture and cuisine of the area. A BBQ and Marina Day will feature complimentary watersports and a delicious meal enjoyed on the beach. And from time to time, a local chef will visit the ship to share his or her knowledge in a cooking class as well as in the preparation of a meal featuring local cuisine and wine.
After a six-year hiatus, Seabourn could ignore travelers requests for the return of their spectacular world cruise. At nearly five months in duration, this cruise is a once in a lifetime experience that is certain to tick off many items on any world traveler’s bucket list. But space is limited and cabins are booking quickly so be sure to place your reservation quickly so you don’t miss this amazing adventure.