EXPEDITION CRUISES

Seabourn Expeditions are curated by Mother Nature and our 26-person expedition team of wildlife experts, scientists, historians and naturalists who share a passion for creating unforgettable wildlife and destination experiences for our guests. Experience luxury and adventure as you sail through the northern and southern polar regions and become an active participant in the natural world around you. 

Cruise by Zodiac under teeming bird cliffs and along jungle rivers as you spot whales, polar bears and walruses up close.
Kayak among stately icebergs and tropical coral islands.
• Hike through Viking ruins, ancient Incan sites and indigenous Amazon villages
• In our state-of-the-art submarines, adventure beneath the surface past vivid reef walls and towering underwater ice-cliffs and experience sea life in a way few will ever know.

Expedition Destinations
 Antarctic & South America  |  Amazon  |  Arctic  |  Kuril Islands & Far East  |  Northeast & Northwest Passages 

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The Seabourn Expedition Experience

Unparalleled Destinations

Unparalleled Destinations

Seabourn Expedition voyages offer unforgettable journeys to some of the world's most remote, awe-inspiring locales. Explore places few people will ever see — in a style you've never imagined.

Inclusive Experiences

Inclusive Experiences

Expedition voyages include the onboard luxuries that make Seabourn, as well as up-close once-in-a-lifetime experiences in nature via Zodiacs, snorkeling and scuba diving. 

World-Class Guides

World Class Guides

Each Expedition ship is staffed with a knowledgeable, world-class 26-person team of scientists, scholars, naturalists and more. This team will operate activities, give talks and provide insight into the wonders around you. 

12-Day Northern Isles & The Viking Homeland

Seabourn Venture Inaugural Voyage
12-Day Northern Isles & The Viking Homeland
Tilbury (London) to Tromso
July 15, 2022

12-Day Northern Isles & The Viking Homeland

Where We Venture

We curate exceptional experiences in some of the most remote areas of the world. Cruise in signature Seabourn style to 5 continents and over 160 Expedition ports.

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Antarctica & South America

Voyage into the glistening, iceberg-flanked waterways to catch a rare look at local wildlife. The world’s southernmost continent is an underexplored area that seasoned travelers still have left unchecked on their to-visit list.

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Arctic

From icy waters to a rare look at a narwhal, arctic gull or polar bear, the Arctic is a place of pristine beauty. Seabourn puts this distant world right at the fingertips of adventure-seeking travelers.

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Amazon

Kayak over seasonally flooded forests, where you’ll find sloths, howler monkeys and colorful birds. Cruise in a Zodiac to see river life on a caboclo buffalo farm. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences to be had in one of the world’s most wild — and wonderful — places.

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Kuril Islands & Far East

High above the Arctic Circle lies a wonder-filled region seemingly frozen in time. Experience its rugged beauty and remote isolation on an ultra-luxury expedition voyage.

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Northeast & Northwest Passages

These elusive sea corridors have captivated explorers’ minds since the 15th century. Now you can traverse these fabled passages on an Arctic expedition voyage with Seabourn.

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Our Ships

Seabourn Venture

Seabourn Venture

Seabourn Pursuit

Seabourn Pursuit

Expedition Activities

Seabourn Venture and Seabourn Pursuit will provide our widest range of expedition activities yet, operated and escorted by a knowledgeable, world-class 26-person team of scientists, scholars, naturalists and more.

Inclusive Expedition Experiences and Equipped for Exploration
Seabourn Venture and her sister ship, Seabourn Pursuit, will provide a wide range of included shore excursions at nearly every destination the ships will visit. In addition, the ships will offer inclusive expedition experiences, such as hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, and Zodiac cruising. Guests will have ample opportunities to get the most from explorations of spectacular destinations on exhilarating sea-level adventures, from cruising picturesque fjords and waterways to trekking scenic islands, and viewing and learning about birds, seals, whales, and other wildlife. In addition to complimentary excursions, the ships will also offer optional shore excursions and Seabourn Expeditions with kayaking and two custom-built submarines at select destinations. These experiences will provide close-up views of wildlife and natural scenery, as well as unforgettable intimacy with the underwater wonders of the ocean.

  • Included Shore Excursions led by hand-selected tour operators and joined by our Expedition Team, in almost every port.
  • Included Expedition Experiences led by the onboard Expedition Team. Experiences include hiking, Zodiac® cruises/landings, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
  • Optional Shore Excursions led by the onboard Expedition Team. Experiences include submarines and kayaks.
  • Optional Shore Excursions with a third party operator.

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Walks and Hikes

Hiking

Our offshore treks are made to highlight the most stunning highlights of our destinations — and all are accompanied by guides who will give you insights into history, ecology, and culture at every step.

Kayaking

Kayaking

Led by members of our Expedition Team, our shoreline and shallow-water kayaking excursions are treasured by those guests who want to get up close and personal and truly be one with nature as you noiselessly glide by.

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

In warm-weather destinations, members of our expert crew lead scuba diving sessions where you can experience underwater wonders from a prime perspective.

Zodiacs

Zodiac

Made for scenic cruising and landing in remote destinations, our Zodiacs add depth, dimension, and detail to the Seabourn experience, enabling guests to “zoom in” and observe a stunning array of natural wonders up close.

Snorkeling

Snorkeling

Our snorkeling option gives guests who are not certified in scuba diving to get a great glimpse of the underwater world in our warm-weather destinations. Just like our scuba offering, it’s led by our experts who are thoroughly trained in safety procedures.

Submarines

Submarines

Custom-built, state-of-the-art submarines — operated by renowned experts on our Expedition Team — add a whole new facet of adventure to the Seabourn experience. Guests will view everything from vivid reef walls to towering underwater ice cliffs. Learn more.

Packing & Gear

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Packing List

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Complimentary Seabourn Jacket for Arctic & Antarctica

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Seabourn Adventure Outfitter

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Introducing Seabourn Venture Godmother, Alison Levine

From the highest peaks to the decks of a new ship, Alison Levine will preside over the naming ceremony of Seabourn’s first expedition vessel. Levine is a world renowned expert climber, having lead climbs on the highest peak on each continent including as team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition in 2002.

Meet Alison Levine

Along with her accomplishments as an adventurer, Levine is a "New York Times" bestselling author, an Ellis Island Medal of Honor winner, and a successful businesswoman. Learn more about her experiences, insights and tales of adventure.

“With her extraordinary history of travel and adventure, familiarity with the most striking of destinations, and her deep roots in the expedition world, Alison is a perfect choice to send Seabourn Venture off to explore the most-remote corners of the globe.”
- Josh Leibowitz, Seabourn President.

Expedition Accessibility

An expedition is about learning and enriching one’s life through remote travel. An expedition is not necessarily about being a fit traveler, it’s about being actively engaged in the destination. Our expedition ships will cater to a variety of activity levels allowing guests to participate at a comfortable level.
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Seabourn Selects

Enjoy some of our favorite hand-selected voyages and receive a special gift of Double Shipboard Credit up to $2,000USD. Use your credit to indulge yourself in extras like a private tour, a special vintage wine or a pampering spa day. The choices are yours.

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Early Bonus Savings

Receive a special 10% savings on select Expedition voyages when you book now and pay in full. Plan your next ultra-luxury getaway and save today.

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Worry-Free Promise

Seabourn gives you the peace of mind when planning your vacation experience. With our Worry-Free Promise, you can book your cruise with confidence knowing you have the flexibility to change your plans before and during your journey.

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