03 January 2018
Find the freedom to explore the world at your leisure on a cruise, docking in new exciting ports every day while enjoying state-of-the-art facilities on luxurious liners. Push your voyage to the next level by signing up for one of the following unique cruise ships or itineraries…
Exclusive experiences await on the Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first ‘discover yacht’. The height of luxury calls on this intimate vessel with butler service for every guest, all-veranda suites boasting floor-to-ceiling glass windows and a Spa Sanctuary with plunge pools. Choose from 10 dining experiences such as dedicated cooking emporium Epicure, Teppanyaki @ Koko’s with private dining and the Yacht Club poolside grill. Find convenient inclusions when you travel on the Eclipse like complementary Wi-Fi and return flights from 15 UK airports, while you can take advantage of distinct experiences onshore like submarine sea voyages, chef-prepared picnics and helicopter rides.
For an incredibly intimate experience sail on the Celebrity Flora, which will debut in 2019. Hosting just 100 passengers, this opulent yacht-esque ship comes with classically chic cabins which are all 30-sq. m. at a minimum. It will include an elegant lounge area known as ‘The Vista’ with bohemian wicker chairs and 360-degree views, along with a star-gazing platform which will host guided astronomy tours. In 2019 the Celebrity Flora will journey to the Galapagos Islands, renowned for their extraordinary flora and fauna, and there are numerous facilities onboard to acquaint you with your destination. Read up on the islands in the Observatory’s Galapagos-dedicated library, watch presentations hosted by naturalists in the Discovery Lounge and travel in the company of Galapagos experts on your excursions!
Let Hurtigruten, the world’s leading explorer cruise provider, introduce you to the wonders of the Arctic. Spend eight days sailing up Norway’s coastline, stopping at 34 ports while passing over 1,000 rugged peaks and more than 100 spectacular fjords. The highlight of your trip will be a stay at the Snow Hotel in Kirkenes, a frozen wonderland made from 15 tonnes of snow and ice. It has 24 five-metre ‘snow suites’ themed around Arctic culture where you’ll sleep on insulated mattresses, and provides activities like king crab safaris along with husky dog sledding. On this unique trip you’ll also cross into the Arctic Circle and travel to Europe’s most northerly point, where you’ll chase the Aurora Borealis.
Sign up to exceptional excursions with the Ventures by Seabourn programme. Featured on select sailings, these excursions are designed to add new dimensions to your cruise. With this programme, you can spend your whole cruise in the company of scientists, scholars, and naturalists who will impart fascinating knowledge concerning your destinations through illuminating presentations and casual chats. You can even extend your time in selected ports and take excursions with this expedition team. These activities range from hiking to Australia’s picturesque Cape Woolomai at sunset and kayaking in Alaska, to canoeing past wave-sculpted icebergs and cruising the sheer bird cliffs of Canada’s remote Lady Franklin Island in Zodiac vessels, providing thrilling adventures!