A super luxurious expedition ship set to sail June 2021
By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva
Luxurious expedition ships are the latest rage. Just about every high-end cruise line worth their sea salt is getting on the bandwagon. And swish Seabourn is no exception. The company is adding two expedition vessels as we speak. The first is the 132-suite Seabourn Venture. Bookings are available now at Pavlus Travel.
Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn is pretty proud of the line’s latest ‘venture’. ” “We have thoughtfully and carefully designed these expedition itineraries,” he said. “Not just to visit an area. We want to provide the best experiences in some of the most interesting and hard-to-reach locations in the world.”
Her first itineraries kick off in June 2021 with Arctic and Antarctica voyages. From there it’s on to the Amazon, Caribbean, Central and South America on 25 immersive voyages of seven to 22 days. All suites sport ocean front verandas The, which is under construction at T. Mariotti, ship adheres to PC6 Polar Class standards and lots of high tech stuff.
Adventure travelers can explore the depths of the ocean in two custom-built submarines that are carried onboard. Other nautical toys include double sea kayaks, mountain bikes, ebikes and Zodiacs. Expedition cruises focus on wildlife, spectacular scenery, nature, history and culture.
“We have thoughtfully and carefully designed these expedition itineraries to not just visit but also provide the best authentic destination experiences in some of the most interesting and hard-to-reach locations in the world,” said Richard Meadows, president of
Seabourn Venture’s 2021 and 2022 itineraries
Seabourn Venture kicks off her maiden season in June in Northern Europe, the Arctic. northern French coast, England and Belgium. In October Seabourn Venture departs the frigid Artic Seabourn for warmer climes such as Bermuda, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. This is followed by Antarctica in November where she does 11 and 22-day voyages.
Next she sails to South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. This exciting schedule features voyages departing from Ushuaia, Argentina, including a 21-day “Ultimate Holiday Antarctica & South Georgia” cruise departing December 14, 2021.
Seabourn Venture voyages also include the Falkland Islands and the mighty Amazon (the latter between March and April 2022). On April 30, 2022, she heads back to Europe with a 12-day “Western European Waterways” cruise from Praia, Ilha de Santiago, Cape Verde, to Greenwich, England, stopping at the Canary Islands, Morocco, Portugal, France and Belgium.
For more details about the award-winning Seabourn fleet, or to explore the worldwide selection of Seabourn sailings, contact a Pavlus travel adviser at 800-528-9300.