Seabourn Encore Makes First Cruise to NZ

By ,   February 4, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

Hailed as the "sexiest at sea" the new luxury cruise ship Seabourn Encore is making her first voyage to New Zealand.

A 2-week stay costs up to US$40,000 aboard the 604 passenger-capacity vessel and the typical traveler is 66 year-old and affluent.

Seabourn Encore

The liner features restaurants from Thomas Keller, Michelin-starred chef whose New York restaurant costs US$325 a head, as well as a wellness programme designed by celebrity doctor plus star guest speakers (Julia Gillard will be onboard during Australian leg later in 2017), pools, bars, a casino and 12 viewing decks.

Prices range between US$15,800 and US$40,300 for the all-inclusive 16-day New Zealand & Australia tour.

The Seabourn ship will arrive in Milford Sound on February 9. Seabourn Encore then heads up to Auckland for a new trip on February 18.