Southeast Asia & Japans Southern Isles

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YOUR ITINERARY

Yokohama, Japan - Shimizu, Japan - Kobe, Japan - Hiroshima, Japan - Kitakyushu - Kanmon Strait - Busan (Pusan), South Korea - Nagasaki, Japan - Amami - Ishigaki Island, Japan - Keelung, Taiwan, China - Keelung, Taiwan, China - Hualien, Taiwan, Province of China - Hong Kong, China - Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Manila, Philippines - Coron, Philippines - Bitung - Ternate, Indonesia - Baubau, Butung, Indonesia - Benoa (Denpasar), Bali

Date
Port
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Day 1
5th Nov 2025
Yokohama, Japan
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Day 2
6th Nov 2025
Shimizu, Japan

Sprawling, semi-rural Shimizu Ward is dominated by...

Sprawling, semi-rural Shimizu Ward is dominated by forested coastal mountains, with hiking trails and ropeway rides to dramatic viewpoints above Suruga Bay. Miho Beach Park is popular for swimming and water sports in summer, and there are baseball and soccer fields nearby, plus an aquarium at the Marine Science Center. Busy fisheries supply sushi bars and seafood markets with local specialties like sakura shrimp.

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Day 4
8th Nov 2025
Kobe, Japan

Kobe has been an important port city for many centuries, and...

Kobe has been an important port city for many centuries, and was one of the first Japanese ports to be opened to foreign trade in the late Edo Period. Today, Kobe is one of Japan’s ten largest cities. Sustaining heavy damage from the devastating Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995, the city has fully recovered, and remains one of Japan’s more cosmopolitan cities. A typical Japanese harbor town, foreign culture was introduced here centuries ago, and Kobe’s food and architecture posses a diverse and exotic flavor.

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Day 5
9th Nov 2025
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima means “wide island” in Japanese. The city...

Hiroshima means “wide island” in Japanese. The city was established in the 16th Century on Japan’s largest island, Honshu, and grew into an important shipping center and prefecture capital, boasting a fine castle. Although it was an important city in Japan throughout the imperial period, its reputation in the greater world was burned into history when it became to target of the first atomic bombing of a civilian target in August of 1945. The United States airplane Enola Gay dropped a nuclear device nicknamed “Little Boy” on the city that morning, obliterating everything within a two-kilometer radius and directly killing 80,000 people. Approximately 70 percent of Hiroshima’s buildings were destroyed. Within a year, injury and radiation illness had killed an additional 90, 000 to 116,000 citizens. The attacks on Hiroshima and nearby Nagasaki quickly led to the surrender of Japan and effectively precipitated the end of World War II in Asia. Within a few years, Hiroshima had begun to rebuild, and the city became the focus of an international movement to eliminate nuclear weapons from future wars. Relics of its past such as the impressive Hiroshima Castle and the tranquil Shukkeien Garden were rebuilt, and the city undertook the construction of a Memorial Peace Park, which today attracts visitors from around the world. The park, which holds a museum and a memorial “Atomic Dome” constructed on the closest remaining building to the blast site, is a moving and impactful place of pilgrimage in this re-born City of Peace. One notable feature is a colorful memorial to Sadako Sasaki, a young woman whose dying wishes for world peace were recounted in the story A Thousand Paper Cranes.

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Day 6
10th Nov 2025
Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu is the northernmost city on Japan̵...

Kitakyushu is the northernmost city on Japan’s Kyushu Island. Kokura Castle is surrounded by Katsuyama Park, known for its spring cherry blossoms. Riverwalk Kitakyushu is a shopping mall by the Murasaki River. Northeast, Moji Port Retro Area has 1900s buildings, like the red-brick Moji Customs Building and striped Old Mitsui OSK Line Building. Vintage locomotives are displayed at the Kyushu Railway History Museum.

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Day 6
10th Nov 2025
Kanmon Strait
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Day 7
11th Nov 2025
Busan (Pusan), South Korea

Busan is the second largest city in South Korea, and the country...

Busan is the second largest city in South Korea, and the country’s seaside connection to Japan and the West. Lovely urban scenery, the Pusan International Film Festival, and near-by hot springs has made Busan a popular leisure destination. Busan has the sophistication of a major city, as well as famous beaches that lure visitors from all over the world. The city is a microcosm of South Korea, a nation whose economic success often obscures, to Westerners, one of Asia’s most sophisticated and venerable cultures.

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Day 8
12th Nov 2025
Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki is situated on the West Coast of Kyushu on ...

Nagasaki is situated on the West Coast of Kyushu on a scenic bay. Located closest to the Asian mainland, it has historically been an important trading center and highly influenced by Chinese culture. When Japan chose to isolate itself from the Western world for two hundred years starting in the mid 1600’s, Nagasaki was the only port open to foreign vessels. In recent history, Nagasaki was the second city after Hiroshima to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, bringing an end to World War II.

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Day 9
13th Nov 2025
Amami

The Amami Islands is an archipelago in the Satsunan Islands, w...

The Amami Islands is an archipelago in the Satsunan Islands, which is part of the Ryukyu Islands, and is southwest of Kyushu. Administratively, the group belongs to Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

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Day 11
15th Nov 2025
Ishigaki Island, Japan

Closer to Taiwan than to Japan’s main islands, the Ya...

Closer to Taiwan than to Japan’s main islands, the Yaeyama group is a volcanic archipelago known (though not widely) for its coral reefs and clear waters. Ishigaki is the main hub, and attracts mostly Japanese visitors with inside information about the Caribbean-like appeal of the place. A part of the Okinawa Prefecture, the island is ringed by beaches that vary from sandy expanses to whole strands made up entirely of broken, bleached and tumbled coral. The land itself is mostly given over to palm forests and pineapple plantations. Capes such as Hirakubozaki on the west side, or Uganzaki at the northern tip, are marked by lighthouses and offer nice views. At Kabira Bay no swimming is allowed, due to culture of black pearls, but glass-bottom boats offer views of the colorful sea life. Other beaches welcome snorkelers, swimmers and windsurfers.

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Day 12
16th Nov 2025
Keelung, Taiwan, China

Keelung is the second largest port in Taiwan, and a...

Keelung is the second largest port in Taiwan, and a booming trade industry has turned it into a very prosperous city and international seaport. However, the main reason for calling here is to travel inland to visit the contemporary metropolis of Taipei. Not long ago, the scenic valley of the Tanshui River was home to rice and vegetable farmers, but today it is the site of Taiwan’s bustling center of culture, commerce and government.

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Day 13
17th Nov 2025
Keelung, Taiwan, China

Keelung is the second largest port in Taiwan, and a boom...

Keelung is the second largest port in Taiwan, and a booming trade industry has turned it into a very prosperous city and international seaport. However, the main reason for calling here is to travel inland to visit the contemporary metropolis of Taipei. Not long ago, the scenic valley of the Tanshui River was home to rice and vegetable farmers, but today it is the site of Taiwan’s bustling center of culture, commerce and government.

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Day 14
18th Nov 2025
Hualien, Taiwan, Province of China

Located on the Pacific coast of Taiwan island, where the Hual...

Located on the Pacific coast of Taiwan island, where the Hualien River enters the sea, Hualien is a gateway to the island’s most spectacular natural splendors. It was here that Portuguese sailors in the 16th century caught a first glimpse of the grandeur and named the island Formosa. For a first visit nothing could beat a tour to the Taroko National Park, a swathe of mountain peaks, deep-cut canyons, rivers and waterfalls that is simply breathtaking. The rivers here have carved deep gorges into the marble cliffs, and attractions such as the Tunnel of Nine Turns make it even more dramatic. This path leads through marble-walled tunnels, interrupted by natural windows that let the light stream down from above, culminating in a rushing waterfall.

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Day 16
20th Nov 2025
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is divided into four sections: Hong Kong Island, Ko...

Hong Kong is divided into four sections: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories, and the numerous outlying islands. One hundred sixty-four square miles of dense real estate dominate Hong Kong Island, including enormous skyscrapers with futuristic architecture, opulent hotels, residential compounds on Victoria Peak, and some of the oldest Chinese communities in the region. All these elements create one of the most exotic and exciting ports of call in the world; one that is universally loved by tourists and its own enterprising citizens.

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Day 18
22nd Nov 2025
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Visit the Dutch colonial Old City of Zuoying, or ...

Visit the Dutch colonial Old City of Zuoying, or enjoy the scenic seafront at Sizihwan and see the pesky Formosan rock macaques at the Shoushan Monkey Mountain nature park.

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Day 20
24th Nov 2025
Manila, Philippines

The port of Manila is the largest and most important in the ar...

The port of Manila is the largest and most important in the archipelago. The city of Manila proper, which boasts the densest population in the world, is really only the center of a larger urban cluster called Manila Metro, housing over 12 million people. Most visitors will be attracted to the oldest section, called Intramuros, to see Spanish colonial architectural icons such as the Manila Cathedral or the ancient San Agustin church. The city’s Binondo neighborhood is the oldest Chinatown on earth, predating the arrival of the Spanish in the mid-18th Century. Rizal Park, in the area called Ermita, is home to many museums, themed gardens and other notable sights. An overnight stay will enable you to enjoy the renowned Manila sunset along the Baywalk, and also leave time for a visit to the important historical site of Corregidor Island in Manila Bay, the site of an Allied surrender in World War II, and then the triumphant return of General Douglas MacArthur to the Philippines.

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Day 22
26th Nov 2025
Coron, Philippines

Coron is the largest town on Busuanga island in the p...

Coron is the largest town on Busuanga island in the province of Palawan. The town and the islands just offshore are a magnet for visitors seeking crystal-clear waters, fascinating sea life and no fewer than ten well-preserved shipwrecks from WWII. Coron Island is a popular choice, with numerous spectacular snorkeling sites, including Siete Pecados, the Twin Lagoons and Atuwayan Beach. One interesting phenomenon here is a reverse thermocline, with the water being warmer at depth, where it is heated by the volcanic activity that lurks beneath the islands, and cooler nearer the surface. One place where this is dramatically evident is at Busuanga Island’s Maquinit Hot Springs, one of the very few saltwater hot springs in the world. A visit here should include a dip in the spa-like set of pools that vary in temperature from hot to cooler.

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Day 25
29th Nov 2025
Bitung

Bitung is the busy port for Manado on the island of Sulawesi. ...

Bitung is the busy port for Manado on the island of Sulawesi. Like other Indonesian ports, it’s interesting just to see what sorts of ships turn up in the port. The narrow strait between Bitung and the island of Lembeh is famous for its colorful sea life, particularly smaller species such as nudibranchs, miniature seahorses and so forth. Manado has ample evidence of its Dutch colonial history, but many visitors are drawn to the remarkable nature preserves such as Tangkoko, where achingly cute, saucer-eyed tarsiers and endangered crested black macaques are the main attractions, along with toucan hornbills. The village of Airmadidi has remarkable carved stone sarcophagi dating from the pre-Christian Minahasan culture.

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Day 26
30th Nov 2025
Ternate, Indonesia

Ternate is the largest city in the Indonesian provinc...

Ternate is the largest city in the Indonesian province of North Maluku and an island in the Maluku Islands. It was the capital of the former Sultanate of Ternate and de facto provincial capital of North Maluku before Sofifi on the nearby coast of Halmahera became the capital in 2010.

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Day 28
2nd Dec 2025
Baubau, Butung, Indonesia

Baubau is a city in Southeast Sulawesi province, Indonesia....

Baubau is a city in Southeast Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The city is located on the southwest coast of Buton island. Baubau attained city status on 21 June 2001, based on Indonesian Law Number 13, for the year 2001.

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Day 30
4th Dec 2025
Benoa (Denpasar), Bali

Located on the southeastern coast of Bali is the small v...

Located on the southeastern coast of Bali is the small village of Tanjung Benoa. Still considered a fishing village, Benoa has developed over the past 20 years into a major player in the tourism sector. The calm waters and the beautiful white sand beaches have made Benoa the prime water sport area of Bali. Being a peninsula that is only accessible from one direction, Tanjung Benoa is still relatively quiet with a more relaxed feeling.

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YOUR SHIP - The Seabourn Quest

Seabourn Quest is the third iteration of the vessel design that has been called “a game-changer for the luxury segment.” True to her Seabourn bloodlines, wherever she sails around the world, Seabourn Quest carries with her a bevy of award-winning dining venues that are comparable to the finest restaurants to be found anywhere. Seabourn Quest offers a variety of dining options to suit every taste and every mood, with never an extra charge.

Seabourn Quest is the third iteration of the vessel design that has been called “a game-changer for the luxury segment.” True to her Seabourn bloodlines, wherever she sails around the world, Seabourn Quest carries with her a bevy of award-winning dining venues that are comparable to the finest restaurants to be found anywhere. Seabourn Quest offers a variety of dining options to suit every taste and every mood, with never an extra charge.

9-hole Mini Golf
Card Room
Library
Water Sports Marina

Casino
Entertainment Team
Gaming Club Casino
Theatre

Living Room
Shopping Gallery

Internet Cafe

Fitness Center
Gym
Wellness Centre

Greenhouse Spa & Salon
Massage
Spa
Swimming Pool
Whirlpool

Bar
Mariners Patio Bar
Patio Grill
Patio Lounge
Sky Bar
The Colonnade
The Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
The Restaurant
The Restaurant 2

Description

Seabourn Quest is the third iteration of the vessel design that has been called “a game-changer for the luxury segment.” True to her Seabourn bloodlines, wherever she sails around the world, Seabourn Quest carries with her a bevy of award-winning dining venues that are comparable to the finest restaurants to be found anywhere. Seabourn Quest offers a variety of dining options to suit every taste and every mood, with never an extra charge.

Recreational

9-hole Mini Golf
Card Room
Library
Water Sports Marina

Entertainment

Casino
Entertainment Team
Gaming Club Casino
Theatre

Other

Living Room
Shopping Gallery

Technology

Internet Cafe

Fitness

Fitness Center
Gym
Wellness Centre

Relaxation

Greenhouse Spa & Salon
Massage
Spa
Swimming Pool
Whirlpool

Food and Drink

Bar
Mariners Patio Bar
Patio Grill
Patio Lounge
Sky Bar
The Colonnade
The Grill (burgers & hot dogs)
The Restaurant
The Restaurant 2

STATEROOMS

    suite

    Penthouse Suite Approximately 436 square feet (41 square meters) of inside space, plus one veranda of 98 square feet (9 square meters) All Penthouse Suite feature: Dining table for two to four Separate bedroom Glass door to veranda Two flat-screen TVs Fully stocked bar Spacious bathroom with tub, shower and large vanity.

    balcony

    Located on Deck 5; Approximately 300 square feet (28 square meters) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 square feet (6 square meters) All Veranda Suites feature: A full-length window and glass door to private veranda Comfortable living area Queen-size bed or two twin beds Dining table for two Walk-in closet Interactive flat-screen television with music and movies Fully stocked bar and refrigerator Makeup vanity Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower.

    outside

    Located on Deck 4; Approximately 295 square feet (28 square meters) of inside space All Ocean View Suites feature: A large picture window Comfortable living area Queen-size bed or two twin beds Dining table for two Walk-in closet Interactive flat-screen television with music and movies. Fully stocked bar and refrigerator Makeup vanity Spacious bathroom with separate tub and shower
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