Join the SS Mariner and explore the world by sea. This 2022 world cruise navigates through the Pacific Rim on a roundtrip journey from San Francisco. Passengers will have the opportunity to uncover the secrets of the South Pacific and trek across the wild lands of destinations like Australia and Tasmania. This voyage offers 18 overnight port stays, and dozens of ways to for guests to immerse themselves in each destination.
The SS Mariner begins its 120-night voyage in San Francisco, California. Cross the Pacific Ocean to the shores of Hawaii to greet your first overnight stay at Honolulu. Explore the world above and below the surface of the water as you visit Kahului and Hilo. The ship will then set out for the South Pacific to call at destinations including Nuku Hiva, Moorea, and Bora Bora. An overnight in Papeete offers beautiful landscapes and pristine waters. Next up is Pago Pago and Apia, followed by a visit to the tropical paradise of Fiji.
Make a quick stop in Vanuatu, then it's on to New Zealand to explore its contrasting landscapes of forested cliffs and glacial fjords. Overnight in Auckland , the island's largest city, and enjoy modern attractions or take an excursion to learn about the Maori culture. Grab your walking shoes to explore picturesque towns such as Akaroa and the vineyards of Napier, or put on a pair of goggles and dive with the dolphins at Bay of Islands. Enjoy the view as the ship sails through the breathtaking Milford Sound to Australia. Trek through the iconic Outback and enjoy overnight stays in Sydney and Brisbane. Journey through the wilderness of Tasmania and join a tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend a day strolling through Darwin, then it's on to Indonesia and north to Asia.
Come face-to-face with a Komodo Dragon, then enjoy an overnight stay in Benoa, Bali. This region is full of vibrant cultures and mystical secrets. Reward your taste buds with the well known street food scene in Bangkok, lose yourself in the cultural blend of Singapore, and tour the ancient towers and temples spread all around. You will enjoy many overnight stays throughout Southeast Asia including Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. See the Terracotta Warriors up close in Xiamen and talk a walk along the Great Wall of China. Next up, the SS Mariner will take you on a small tour through Japan. Call first at Nagasaki, then continue around to visit Naze and Okinawa. An overnight in Kobe provides the opportunity to visit the famed Himeji-jo, surrounded by flourishing gardens of wisteria blossoms, cherry trees, and more. Discover the charms of Tokyo nightlife with an overnight stay in this vibrant city, then sail on to the outer extremities of the Russian coast to call at Petropavlovsk.
Cross the northern Pacific and witness the beauty of Alaska. Explore Dutch Harbor, then sit back and enjoy the view as the ship sails along to Hubbard Glacier, the longest glacier in North America. Continue on through Alaska to visit destinations including Sitka, Ketchikan, and Anchorage. Sail through the Inside Passage and admire the far reaching wilderness as you pass through to overnight in Vancouver, Canada. Traverse the Capilano Suspension Bridge or visit the famous steam clock in Gastown. From there, the ship will head south where you will have a bit more time to relax and unwind before returning to San Francisco. Overnight, then guests will disembark for the end of the cruise.
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