Seabourn Sojourn departs Los Angeles on Jan. 6 for the 28,000-nautical-mile journey to Vancouver, BC, crossing the international dateline and equator twice. The ship will chart lush volcanic islands and atolls of the South Pacific, circumnavigate Australia and weave through Japan's islands at the cusp of spring flowers season before crossing the North Pacific to Alaska.
The itinerary includes five maiden calls, seven overnight port visits and seven late-night stays.
Amenities and exclusive events
Travelers who book the full voyage, priced starting at $87,999, will get amenities and several new offerings such as private dining experiences and tasting menus, premium Starlink internet packages, a medical services package, a two-night pre-cruise hotel stay and a 30% increase in shipboard credit of up to $10,000 per suite.
Business or first class air are included, along with private car airport transfers, luggage shipping, a visa package, unlimited laundry and a 50% reduced deposit at booking.
Full-voyage passengers will also be invited to a gala bon voyage dinner in Los Angeles the night before embarkation, hosted by Seabourn President Natalya Leahy; a private Māori welcome and performance in Māori Galley in Auckland, an exclusive dinner with entertainment at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens and an elegant dinner of traditional and modern Japanese dishes and beverages in Kanazawa.
Highlights of the Los Angeles to Sydney segment include calls at Hawaii, French Polynesia and eight New Zealand ports. There are extended stays at Honolulu, Bora Bora and Tahiti and an overnight in Auckland, a visit to Fiordland National Park, a stop at Suva, Vitu Levu, Fiji and Seabourn Sojourn's maiden call at Mystery Island, Vanuatu.
The ship will circumnavigate Australia and sail the Sapphire Sea, visiting 14 ports with overnights in Sydney and Melbourne and extended stays at Hobart, Broome, Lombok and Bali before cruising the Kimberley Coast. South Australia's Robe is a maiden call for Seabourn.
The Hong Kong to Yokohama segment includes overnights in Hong Kong, Busan and Tokyo plus other Japanese ports like Ishigaki, Miyako and Aomori. Hualien, Taiwan is the gateway to Taroko Gorge, the world's deepest marble canyon. The hot springs and samurai districts of Akita and Miyako are new for Seabourn.
The Yokohama to Vancouver segment bridges Japan's Golden Week, a period of festivals and family time, crosses the Ring of Fire with calls at smaller ports and lesser sailed waterways against the backdrop of rugged volcanic terrain, and continues in Alaska. Rare birds and plants may be seen on an excursion in Kushiro, Japan, while Glacier Bay and historic Sitka are among the Alaska destinations.
Voyage details are here.