Seabourn Odyssey‘s itineraries are distinctive within the market, combining marquee ports equivalent to Sitka and Ketchikan in Alaska with not often visited gems just like the Inian Islands and Alert Bay, a small First Nation village on Cormorant Island within the conventional Kwakwaka’wakw territory of British Columbia. Every voyage will embody spectacular glacier experiences in locations like Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier or Tracy/Endicott Arm, and also will supply the favored Ventures by Seabourn program of expedition-style experiences led by the onboard expedition workforce. The road’s whole 2021 Alaska season is now open on the market, and itinerary particulars with extra info on the particular locations visited on every can be found on Seabourn’s website.
“We’re all the time excited to design and supply journey experiences that allow our visitors to have up-close entry to the superb wildlife, breathtaking pure surroundings, and distinctive tradition of Alaska and British Columbia,” mentioned Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn. “Our seven-day ultra-luxury voyages and experiences, mixed with the splendor of this area, will present the final word Alaska expertise.”
With its intimate measurement, extremely social environment and award-winning facilities, Seabourn is the easiest way to discover America’s Final Frontier for vacationers trying to e book a luxurious trip for subsequent summer season. The dimensions and maneuverability of Seabourn Odyssey, which carries simply 458 visitors, all in spacious oceanfront suites, ensures a privileged view of this nice and beautiful land.
Relying on the itinerary, wildlife recognizing alternatives are plentiful, each on the ship and off. Locations equivalent to Cross Sound are one of many important gateways for humpback whales to enter the sheltered waters of Alaska, the place visitors can get shut sufficient to see every little thing on this extremely stunning surroundings inhabited by Steller sea lions, sea otters, harbor seals, bald eagles and myriad avian species past.
Pure wonders are a key expertise deliberate into each Seabourn itinerary, with Alaska and British Columbia having loads of craggy mountains, lengthy waterfalls, and beautiful vistas, so visitors have many decisions to think about. The North and South Sawyer Glaciers and Dawes Glacier are extraordinarily energetic, calving regularly and filling their fjords with icebergs whereas the huge 650,000-acre-plus wilderness round them is dwelling to brown and black bears, wolves, deer, mountain goats, seals and plenty of seabirds. Misty Fjords, which early explorer John Muir declared some of the stunning locations he’d seen, supply guided experiences through kayak and scenic Zodiac excursions on the very finish of the fjord to take vacationers to an space of inspiring magnificence too slender for the ship to enter, with vertical granite cliffs rising 3,000-feet above sea stage and descending one other 1,000-feet under. Glacier Bay, a U.S. Nationwide Park and Protect, unreachable by car, is a part of a 25 million-acre UNESCO World Heritage Web site. The park is dotted with huge waterways, dynamic glaciers, emerald rainforests, wild coastlines, deep sheltered fjords, and snow-capped mountains topped by 15,300-foot Mount Fairweather.
All 2021 voyages in Alaska and British Columbia will supply non-obligatory Ventures by Seabourn expedition-style excursions, that includes guided Zodiac and kayak excursions launched immediately from the ship, in addition to mountain climbing and wildlife viewing. These excursions might be led by Seabourn Odyssey‘s expedition workforce of naturalists, scientists, and wildlife and historic consultants. They may even work together with visitors all through every crusing, together with complimentary formal shows as a part of the Seabourn Conversations program, and on deck, declaring, decoding, and enhancing fascinating places in addition to in additional informal conversations over meals or at leisure. The expedition workforce additionally spends time on deck with SWAROVSKI OPTIK binoculars, among the best out there and extremely coveted by wildlife fans around the globe. Friends who cannot get sufficient can get extra insights by workforce chronicles and pictures shared through Seabourn’s Voyage Tracker.
Along with Ventures by Seabourn, the road will supply numerous thrilling, non-obligatory shore excursions for visitors to discover the locations, from whale watching outings and nature walks to helicopter and seaplane adventures. One of many choices is the road’s standard “Get pleasure from Your Catch” expertise, an unique culinary tour out there at choose ports the place visitors can spend time fishing within the recent air, then taking their private catch of the day again to the ship to be ready by the onboard culinary workforce.
Friends can prolong their time in Alaska and British Columbia with Seabourn Journeys, pre- and/or post-vacation packages that includes locations and experiences in treasured places that can not be accessed on single-day excursions from Seabourn Odyssey. These embody a go to to Banff Nationwide Park, a chosen UNESCO World Heritage website, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer luxurious prepare.
For reservations or extra details about Seabourn, please contact Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or go to www.seabourn.com.
Extremely-luxury Seabourn at the moment operates a fleet of 5 fashionable ships with two underneath development and is a proud member of World’s Main Cruise Strains. The unique alliance additionally contains Carnival Cruise Strains, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, AIDA, P&O Cruises UK, and P&O Cruises Australia. Seabourn is a model of Carnival Company and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL andNYSE: CUK). Seabourn is the official cruise companion of UNESCO World Heritage underneath a multi-year settlement to assist promote sustainable tourism at World Heritage websites around the globe. Our highest accountability and prime priorities are compliance, environmental safety and the well being, security and well-being of our visitors, crew, shoreside workers, and the folks and communities our ships go to.
Notes to Editors:
Seabourn is persistently ranked among the many world’s prime journey decisions by skilled critics and the discerning readers of prestigious journey publications equivalent to Departures, Journey + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler. Its trendy, distinctive cruising holidays are famend for:
- Intimate ships with a non-public membership environment
- Intuitive, customized service supplied by workers enthusiastic about exceeding visitors expectations
- Curated voyages to all seven continents delivering award-winning experiences
- All ocean-front suites, luxuriously appointed
- Complimentary premium spirits and effective wines out there on board always
- Welcome Champagne and complimentary in-suite bar stocked along with your preferences
- Tipping is neither required, nor anticipated
- Best resort at sea that’s masterfully designed
- World-class eating, additional enhanced by a culinary partnership with Chef Thomas Keller
- All eating venues are complimentary, dine the place, when and with whom you want
- Seabourn Conversations, connecting with visionary consultants
- Ventures by Seabourn™, non-obligatory shore excursions, improve and prolong your expertise in choose locations*^
- Choose purposeful and sustainable journey experiences because the Official Cruise Companion of UNESCO*
- Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, that includes an unique aware dwelling program*
- A night leisure expertise in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice†
- Dedicated to environmental stewardship and sustainability
*Optionally available applications, for added cost
^Accessible on Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Ovation
†Not out there on board Seabourn Enterprise
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