Southern Cross & Orchid Isles

6 February - 22 March 2018


44 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


27 Ports

6 February

Setting sail from Auckland

Auckland offers a buzzing waterfront and a vibrant arts scene, and provides a fascinating introduction to New Zealand's proud cultural heritage. The centre is home to excellent shopping and a number of fantastic restaurants, while the north of the city has a distinctly more laid-back vibe, and to the west is the city's oldest wine region.

Our tip

Standing 328 metres tall, the Sky Tower offers the best view of the city from the observation deck or from its two restaurants.

7 February

New Zealand: Tauranga

8 February

At sea

9 February

New Zealand: Wellington

10 February

New Zealand: Picton

11 February

New Zealand: Kaikoura

12 February

New Zealand: Akaroa

13 February

New Zealand: Dunedin (Port Chalmers)

14 February

New Zealand: Stewart Island

15 February

New Zealand: Fiordland National Park

16-18 February

At sea

19 February

Australia: Melbourne

20 February

Australia: Geelong (Melbourne)

21 February

At sea

22 February

Australia: Sydney

23 February

At sea

24 February

Australia: Mooloolaba

25 February

Australia: Moreton Island

26 February

At sea

27-28 February

Australia: Hamilton Island (Whitsundays), Townsville

1-2 March

Australia: Cairns

3-5 March

At sea

6-7 March

Australia: Darwin

8-9 March

At sea

10 March

Indonesia: Komodo Island

11 March

Indonesia: Lombok

12-13 March

Indonesia: Benoa (Bali)

14 March

Indonesia: Komodo Island

15 March

At sea

16 March

Indonesia: Celukan Bawang (Bali)

17 March

Indonesia: Probolinggo

18 March

Indonesia: Surabaya (Java)

19 March

Indonesia: Semarang

20-21 March

At sea

22 March

Arriving in Singapore

Singapore is one of the world's richest cities, with a standard of living to match, and in recent years it has moved on from its image as a sterile, overly officious nanny state to become one of the most dynamic and exciting cities in the region. Singapore's heritage as an important trading post means that there is a real cultural mix, with four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. Step away from the gleaming towers and you'll find yourself transported into another world amongst the intoxicating streets of Chinatown and Little India.

Don't miss

There’s some serious green space in Singapore and it always feels as if the jungle is just waiting for us to turn our backs for a moment to take over. Seek out the parks and the gardens.

The Ship

Your home from home

Seabourn Encore - Pool deck
Seabourn Encore - The Colonnade
Seabourn Encore - Penthouse Suite

Once again Seabourn leaps ahead, expanding the most modern luxury fleet with the innovative Seabourn Encore and Ovation.

What we love

When Seabourn introduced the three sisters, they changed the face of luxury cruising. Seabourn Encore (and her sister Seabourn Ovation, due to be completed in 2018), with 604 guests on board, will take things a step further, with lots of new thinking and special additions, continuing Seabourn's magical ability to surprise and delight.

Capacity 604 Guests


The contemporary décor appeals to a sophisticated and cosmopolitan crowd. With lots of outside space, you can enjoy an al fresco experience if you choose.

  • All meals in all restaurants including room service
  • Open bar policy throughout the ship
  • Onboard entertainment and lecture programme
  • Extensive spa and fitness facilities
  • Programme of daytime activities
  • Gratuities
Year launched 2016 (Seabourn Encore) / 2018 (Seabourn Ovation)
Tonnage 40,350 grt
More about Seabourn Encore

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Langham Auckland

Where to stay in Auckland

There are some great luxury lodges within easy reach of the city. In the city itself we like the Langham.

Kayaking in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Around Auckland

About 3 hours north of the city is the Bay of Islands, an area of pristine islands and turquoise water as well as small towns of historic and cultural interest.

The Fullerton hotel, Singapore

Our favourite hotel in Singapore

So many wonderful hotels. We like a lot of them, but our choice is the Fullerton.

Eastern and Oriental Express

Leave Singapore in style

If you’ve got time and the dates work, take the Eastern and Oriental Express train to Bangkok.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP