Sail by the iconic Sydney Opera House. Credit: Shutterstock

Cruise to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific with the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line

Author: Lucy Abbott

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Welcome to the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line. Seabourn brings you to faraway destinations such as Australia and New Zealand.

Seabourn offers up a stunning selection of exciting itineraries to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific – this is bucket-list ticking travel in the most stylish way.

What better ship to sail on to these destinations than Seabourn Odyssey, designed to accommodate just 458 guests in spacious ultra-luxury and offering the perfect blend of impeccable service, all-suite accommodation, exquisite cuisine and highly personalised destination experiences.

Guests will find a spacious private veranda in nearly all the luxuriously appointed suites. Restaurant choices include The Grill by Thomas Keller, with a menu designed exclusively by this multi-Michelin star chef; plus six or more open bars and lounges alongside ample deck space, sparkling pools and the pampering delights of the Spa at Seabourn.

Dotted across the vast Pacific Ocean are emerald isles reminiscent of lost Eden. Follow the course of the earliest native explorers who spread their cultures by canoe, guided only by the currents, the waves and the stars.

An astonishing variety of sights await you: towering peaks, steaming geysers and sprawling vineyards, mighty fjords and quaint villages, vivid coral reefs and – yes – koalas, kiwis and kangaroos.

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Marquee cities such as Sydney, Auckland, Wellington and Adelaide blend with hidden gems such as Picton, Dunedin, Kaikoura and more.

Unique experiences such as Turtle Cove on a snorkel safari, and searching for koalas on a hiking excursion on Philip Island. Or shopping for fresh seafood at a local market in Melbourne with an expert Seabourn chef as your guide.

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The Pacific Ocean occupies one-third of the globe, and at its widest point stretches halfway around the world, embellished with over 25,000 islands.

Luckily for you, in spring 2023, Seabourn Odyssey will follow a path of islands across this immense ocean, sailing from one intriguing, enticing landfall to the next, creating the best way to explore these extraordinary islands.

So, what’s left but to discover these beautiful itineraries in depth with Seabourn…

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Discover Australasia onboard Seabourn Odyssey. Credit: Seabourn

The Seabourn difference in Australasia

You can explore this extraordinary part of the world with Seabourn while enjoying The Seabourn Difference on one of these ultra-luxury cruises on the all-suite, all-inclusive Seabourn Odyssey.

Not only will you enjoy hand-selected itineraries including boutique ports, sheltered coves and hidden harbours where larger ships simply cannot go, but you can also take advantage of regionally inspired cuisine using local seasonal produce.

Off-board, you can have just as much fun, with Ventures by Seabourn offering up a double sea kayak and Zodiac tours which allow you to explore up-close at sea level.

If you want to learn more about each destination you visit, then take advantage of Seabourn Conversations, where you can learn from fascinating guest speakers.

Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Daintree National Park. Credit: Shutterstock

Seabourn's onboard team will ensure you spot exciting wildlife on shore excursions to UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Daintree National Park and Hamilton Island.

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Pacific wonders

Explore the Pacific Ocean alongside Australia and New Zealand with Seabourn to admire an array of truly unique islands - Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Highlights of the Pacific Ocean islands include Fiji - a paradise on earth, with a reliable tropical climate, gorgeous stretches of beach and plenty of water-based activities.

Fiji is a stunning place to visit with Seabourn. Credit: Shutterstock

Get onboard

15 or 16-night Australia & New Zealand

Sydney to Auckland (or reverse~)

6, 22~ Jan; 7 Feb; 23 Nov~; 8, 23~ Dec 2023; 7 22~ Jan 2024

Sydney; Phillip Island; Melbourne; Milford Sound; cruising Fjordland National Park; Oban (Halfmoon Bay, New Zealand); Port Chalmers (Dunedin); Timaru; Kaikoura; Picton; Wellington; Matiatia Bay (Waiheke Island); Auckland.

Itineraries may vary slightly

15-night Australia Exploration

Roundtrip Sydney – 6 Feb 2024

Sydney; Batemans Bay (Canberra); Hobart (Tasmania); Portland; Penneshaw (Kangaroo Island); Port Lincoln; Adelaide; Phillip Island; Melbourne; Eden; Sydney.

26-night Australia, Fiji & French Polynesia

Sydney to Papeete (Tahiti) – 21 Mar 2023

Sydney: Brisbane; Airlie Beach; Townsville; Cairns; Noumea (New Caledonia); Easo (Lifou); Lautoka (Fiji); Dravuni Island; Savusavu; Apia; Pago Pago; Raiataea; Huahine-Iti; Moorea; Papeete (Tahiti)

12-night Hawaiian Odyssey

Honolulu to Vancouver – 30 Apr 2023

Honolulu; Nawiliwili; Manele Bay; Kona; Astoria; Victoria (Vancouver Island); Vancouver.

If this sounds right up your street, you can find out more information at or by calling 03443388615.

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About Lucy Abbott

Lucy is a cruise journalist who has sailed on a variety of ships, from expedition to river – with her favourite being expedition cruising.

Lucy is interested in new sustainable ways to cruise as well as how cruising is becoming accessible for all.

She works together with Kaye Holland to keep the World of Cruising website up to date with all the latest cruise news.