Seabourn Venture is scheduled to launch in June 2021, with a second yet-to-be-named sister ship slated to launch in May 2022. Both ships will be designed and built for diverse environments to PC6 Polar Class standards and will include a plethora of modern hardware and technology that will extend the ships global deployment and capabilities. The new ships, which are being built by T. Mariotti, will be a brand new innovative design, created specifically for the ultra-luxury expedition traveler, and will include many features that have made Seabourn ships so successful. A new and exciting offering will be two custom-built submarines carried onboard, providing an unforgettable view of the world beneath the ocean’s surface. The ships will also be designed to carry a complement of double sea kayaks, mountain bikes and e-bikes as well as 24 Zodiacs that can accommodate all onboard guests at once, which will allow for a truly immersive experience. Each ship will feature 132 all veranda, all ocean-front suites.
Be amongst the very first to experience the best in Ultra-Luxury expedition cruising. Immerse yourself in nature’s different seasons in the Northern and Southern Polar Regions. Kayak close to stately icebergs and tropical islands. Visit Viking ruins, ancient Inca sites and indigenous Amazon villages. Submerge in custom-built submarines and view wildlife up close from our purpose-built expedition ship – Seabourn Venture.
Extraordinary Adventures and Superb Amenities
Seabourn Venture is designed and purpose-built specifically for cruising in the most coveted, remote and unspoiled destinations on earth. The ship has 132 all veranda, ocean-front suites, as well as social relaxing areas designed by renowned icon Adam D. Tihany. Avid adventurers will find themselves sharing exhilarating activities afield with friends during the day – coming back after a day of exploring to the array of superb well-known Seabourn services and brand new amenities.
Seabourn Expedition Team
Onboard you will find no less than a world-class 26 person Expedition Team, comprised of wilderness experts, scientists, historians and naturalists. These inspiring experts will provide an extraordinary insight into the history and culture of the places visited, whether it is a casual conversation over a meal or a more formal presentation in the ship’s Discovery Centre.
Equipped to Explore
Seabourn’s first Expedition ship will feature 24 Zodiacs for landings and scenic cruising. For the warm water destinations, the ship will be equipped with scuba gear, snorkelling gear and mountain bikes free of charge. The ship will also have double sea kayaks for those wanting to explore further. To take the Expedition cruise to new lengths, Seabourn Venture will even have two custom built 6- person submarines for underwater exploration.
Designed for Discovery
For those wanting the Ultra-Luxury cruise experience on an expedition ship, this is the ultimate way to cruise. Seabourn Venture is designed in a casual yet elegant style with a luxury environment and state of the art facilities. The expedition lounge will be a welcoming place where guests can gather to share their photos and experiences in a cosy atmosphere over a complimentary drink. The Discovery Centre is where you can attend lectures and presentations by our 26-person expedition team. Audio-visual experiences will come to life through high-definition screens, showing a variety of programming to create a captivating experience that whets the appetite and creates excitement for each destination. Footage from daily submarine voyages will also be shown, providing an enticing
look at the undersea world and the marine life that calls it home.
Seabourn Venture features 132 beautifully appointed all veranda suites, including Signature Suites, Owner’s Suite and the two levels Wintergarden Suite. All suites have a personal stewardess, an in- suite bar and built-in heated wardrobe for drying clothes after a day of exploring. The Wintergarden suite is split over two levels, whereas one has a luxury spa bathroom. The two-storey windows allows for expansive ocean views.
Join Seabourn in 2021 and be the first to experience their new Expedition ship and see the world’s most exquisite destinations in the most luxurious way.
Each day on board offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.
Enjoy fascinating Seabourn Conversations sessions with guest experts from the fields of arts, history, science, and more.
The Discovery Center, which is adjacent to the Expedition Lounge on Deck 4, acts as the teaching & academic center for natural history and cultural programming in an environment spacious enough to accommodate all guests at one time. Each day, guests will visit this venue for insightful lectures, briefings, and Seabourn Conversations enrichment programming designed to help educate them throughout their expedition experience. The world-class 26-person expedition team of wilderness experts, scientists, historians and naturalists will deliver rich, insightful lectures and discussions on a broad array of topics related to the region where guests are sailing. Inspired by the compelling landscape of some of the expedition destinations, the Discovery Center incorporates the organic shapes of topography maps against the elegant curves of the plush custom seating.
Audio-visual experiences will come to life through high-definition screens 2.5 meters high by 10 meters wide, showing a variety of programming to create a captivating experience that whets the appetite and creates excitement for each destination. Footage from submarine voyages will also be shown, providing an enticing look at the undersea world and the marine life that calls it home.
The Expedition Lounge, located on Deck 4, is the heart of the ship. A gathering place for the curious, guests are invited to relax or linger with a complimentary cocktail or glass of fine wine from the bar as they share photos and stories from the day with their fellow travelers and the onboard staff. The Expedition Lounge will be central to the Seabourn expedition operation where guests convene before and after expeditions each day.
Custom furniture designed in a variety of warm, natural materials creates an inviting, tactile atmosphere. An ode to the adventurous, the Expedition Lounge features an etched glass partition displaying a vintage map of Antarctica and vitrines showcasing intricate tools and devices of the trade. Two large touchscreens will also display a wealth of information including photos, navigational charts, weather charts, and maps.
Many veteran cruisers specifically choose cruises that provide at least a few days at sea. The Card Room is a great choice for the sea-loving cruiser who craves that languorous feeling of lazy leisure. There will be loads of on board activities during those days, including a great game of bridge.
Open for afternoon tea then transforms into a dance club in the evening. Socialize while enjoying cocktails, live music, and great company.
Seabourn’s more casual, indoor/outdoor alternative, features an open kitchen, lavish buffets or table service for breakfasts and lunch, and serves regionally themed, bistro-style dinners with table service nightly. At The Colonnade, special theme nights feature Chef Keller-influenced dinners that pay homage to his American childhood. His interpretations of classic comfort dishes, such as Clam Bake and BBQ Ribs will be served family-style on platters to complement the essence of sharing in a relaxed spirit of fun and togetherness.
*Chef Thomas Keller influenced menu served family-style in The Colonnade are available for reservations once onboard.
Earth & Ocean
Each evening, Seabourn’s chefs create an array of fresh, inventive dishes from around the world, served in a relaxed setting under the stars.
Seabourn’s Fitness Center features high performance Technogym equipment for cardio and strength training. Seabourn also offers a series of complimentary classes including yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. Or, if personal attention is preferred, their personal trainers will design a nutrition and exercise plan that will help you achieve results. Based on your body’s particular needs, this personalized session will expose you to the wellness program that works best with your body. Aboard Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest you may try the Kinesis System. Using a tri-dimensional pulley system, their personal trainers will guide you through a series of exercises designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength.
The Grill By Thomas Keller
The Grill by Thomas Keller is a unique culinary concept for Chef Keller, exclusive to Seabourn. Guests setting foot inside the elegant dining room will be treated to table-side preparations of Caesar salad and ice cream sundaes as well as a range of other steakhouse favorites like Lobster Thermidor and creamed spinach, presented à la carte. The timeless menu will draw on the freshest products from artisan purveyors. A cocktail program and wine list of domestic and old-world labels complement the menu.
For Booked Guests: Dining reservations for The Grill by Thomas Keller can be requested online prior to sailing, subject to availability. Online reservations close 15 days prior to sailing. Due to high demand, online reservations are recommended, however, reservations can also be made on board. One reservation permitted per voyage.
Seabourn is pleased to offer a varied menu available around the clock for service in your suite. You may also order dinner from The Restaurant menu and have your meal served, course by course, in your suite or on your veranda.
Stunning lounge with a bar and panoramic views. Enjoy Coffee and Tea served every morning, and drinks before or after dinner.
Offering the perfect setting for a sunny afternoon, the swimming pool is surrounded by an expansive sundeck with chaise lounges, shaded seating, two large whirlpool spas, and is within steps of the Patio Grill. Sun loungers and cabanas are arrayed in a mix of sun and shade. A stage provides occasional live music for dancing.
Relaxed poolside dining offering luncheon buffets, salads, soups, grilled specialties and freshly baked pizza. Dinners feature a full menu in an alfresco setting. For The Patio, Chef Keller has developed exclusively for Seabourn, a signature Napa burger, as well as an artisanal hot dog dubbed the Yountwurst, named for the hometown of The French Laundry, Ad Hoc, and the original Bouchon and Bouchon Bakery.
Before Seabourn, open-seating dining on a cruise ship was unheard of. Come when you like, with whom you please, and be seated as you wish. The room is beautiful, the cuisine is exquisite, and the service is simultaneously flawless, friendly and fun.