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Sydney to Alaska – 43 ports in 80 days

If you fancy some Northern Exposure and want to drink in probably the most spectacular scenery on the planet, Alaska is the place to cruise. The Inside Passage has mountains that climb a thousand metres straight from the sea, seemingly endless kilometres of lush rainforest and thousands of islands. Beware sensory overload.

Most Australians fly to Canada to board a voyage to Alaska but Australian boutique ship specialist, Cruise Traveller, has released a new grand, ultra-luxe, 81-night cruise package for February, 2024, that will take pampered guests all the way from Sydney to Vancouver via a string of exotic destinations across Asia and Alaska.

For bookings made by November 30, 2023, Cruise Traveller’s package includes a Business Class flight back to Australia, a bonus US$2000 in spending money and an exclusive A$1000 saving on any future Seabourn cruise.

Cruise Traveller’s new, five-star ‘Grand Australia, Asia and Alaska’ package begins in style on February 20, 2024, with a night’s stay in Sydney and a grand, bon voyage dinner. Guests then board the elegant 450-guest Seabourn Odyssey in Sydney for an indulgent, 80-night voyage that visits 43 destinations across Australia, Asia, Alaska and Canada.

The sleek and spacious Seabourn Odyssey boasts sweeping, teak decks, deluxe bars and lounges, European-style cafes, fine dining restaurants, two pools, five outdoor jacuzzis – including one positioned spectacularly in the bow of the ship.

Pampered guests also enjoy free-flowing, complimentary beverages onboard and complimentary speciality dining as well as luxury bathroom products including an exclusive signature scent created for Seabourn by Molten Brown London.

From Sydney, the grand journey will take in ports in Queensland plus Darwin before venturing north to East Timor, Bali, The Philippines, Vietnam and Hong Kong.

The voyage then continues to a string of ports in Japan, South Korea and China before crossing to Alaska for a spectacular cruise through glacier fjords and to mountain-fringed whale-watching towns before the cruise ends in Vancouver, Canada.

Guests will end the holiday of a lifetime on a high note with included Business Class flights back to Australia.

Snapshot of inclusions and features – ‘Grand Australia, Asia and Alaska’ package

* 81 nights from February 20, 2024

* One-night stay in Sydney pre-cruise

* 80-night voyage from Sydney to Vancouver aboard Seabourn Odyssey

* Business Class flight from Vancouver to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth

* Includes onboard, complimentary, premium spirits and fine wines, world-class dining, onboard WiFi and free onboard spending money of between US$2000 and US$3000 per twin stateroom, depending on cabin

* Special Grand Voyage event and pillow gifts plus unlimited laundry and pressing onboard

* Private car transfers

* Exclusive offer of A$1000 per stateroom cruise credit on any subsequent Seabourn cruise booked through Cruise Traveller

The 81-night package is available from A$46,199 per person, twin-share, in an Oceanview Suite – a saving pf A$2500 per person, including US$2000 onboard spending money per twin stateroom. The package with Business Class flights, onboard spending bonus and future cruise credit are for bookings made with Cruise Traveller by November 30, 2023.

For details and to daydream over the itinerary, call Cruise Traveller on 1800 507 777 or visit  

Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne is a crime author (Money Bags), comedy writer an inveterate traveller.

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