Adam Liaw Culinary Tours – Japan Cruise 2024

Unveiling Cultures Through Culinary Voyages

Embark on an extraordinary journey of luxury, culture, and culinary delights with our exclusive 11-day cruise tour that unveils the captivating tapestry of Japan and Korea. In collaboration with Silver Sea Cruises, Gulliver’s Travel, renowned celebrity cook Adam Liaw Culinary Tours, and JANESCO Travel, this remarkable expedition promises an unparalleled fusion of travel and gastronomy. Delve into the heart of these vibrant cities across Japan and Korea and experience a meticulously curated itinerary that showcases the very best of each destination. From the moment you step aboard the luxurious Silver Sea vessel, you’ll be transported to a world where every detail is crafted for your utmost comfort and enjoyment. Join us as we set sail on this unforgettable journey, where the expertise of each collaborator converges to create an adventure that’s truly exceptional

Culinary Tour Overview

Tour Operators

Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises is the leading ultra-luxury and expedition cruise line, renowned for its exceptional all-inclusive lifestyle and captivating global destinations. As part of the esteemed Royal Caribbean Group, Silversea Cruises has established itself as the “jewel in the crown” of luxury cruising.

Since its launch in 1994, Silversea Cruises has been at the forefront of all-inclusive, ultra-luxury global cruising. In 2018, the Royal Caribbean Group acquired two-thirds of the cruise line’s shares, solidifying Silversea’s position within the  group. By July 2020, the Royal Caribbean Group became the sole owner of Silversea Cruises.  What sets Silversea apart is its commitment to providing an incredibly inclusive experience. Every suite category is complemented by dedicated butler service, ensuring personalized attention throughout your voyage. Indulge in a choice of exceptional restaurants on board, or enjoy the convenience of in-suite dining available 24/7. Savor the finest sustainable caviar on demand and relish premium beverages served throughout the ship.  Embark on a journey with Silversea and explore over 900 destinations across all seven continents. Immerse yourself in curated and immersive experiences in the world’s most remarkable places. From the pristine beauty of remote islands to iconic cultural landmarks, Silversea Cruises takes you deep into the heart of extraordinary destinations, creating unforgettable memories. Prepare to be captivated by Silversea Cruises, where luxury, exclusivity, and remarkable  experiences await.

Butler Veranda
Veranda Suite
Adam Liaw 3

Tour Leader: Adam Liaw

Adam Liaw is a cook, writer and television presenter based in Sydney, Australia.
He is the author of five cookbooks. His latest, The Zen Kitchen, is available in stores now.

His television series, Destination Flavour, has travelled through Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Scandinavia and Singapore, and won the 2016 AACTA award for Best Lifestyle Television Program.

Adam is a regular columnist for Fairfax newspapers’ GoodFood, Sunday Life magazine and The Guardian.

In 2010 Adam won MasterChef Australia. His victory is still the most watched non-sporting television event in Australian history. In 2016, the Japanese government appointed Adam as an official “Goodwill Ambassador of Japanese Cuisine”.

With more than 300K followers, Adam’s social media presence is ranked by Klout as the most influential in the Australian food industry.

Follow Adam on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube or Twitter.
Adam is also UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Nutrition

Tour Itinerary

Shinjuku, Tokyo

Day 1 Tokyo

Own arrangement to Tokyo, depart for Kobe

Day 2 Day at Sea

Cooking demonstration by Adam Liaw

Kobe Harbour

Day 3 Kobe

Arrive in Kobe – full day at leisure, Depart for Busan, South Korea.

Day 4 Day at Sea

First lunch curated by Adam Liaw and Silversea Cruise chefs

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple And Haeundae Sea In Busan

Day 5 Busan, South Korea

Arrive in Busan – full day at leisure, depart for Kanazawa.

Day 6 Day at Sea

Second Lunch curated by Adam Liaw and Silversea Cruise chefs.

Kenrokuen Garden Pavillion, Summer, Spring, Kanazawa

Day 7 Kanazawa

Arrive at Kanazawa – Full day at leisure, before departing for Hakodate

Day 8 Day at Sea

Third Lunch curated by Adam Liaw and Silversea Cruise chefs

Goryokaku Park Seen From The Observatory Of Goryokaku Tower, Hakodate

Day 9 Hakodate

Arrive at Hakodate – full day at leisure.  Afternoon departure for Yokohama.

Day 10 Day at Sea

Lunch with Adam Liaw, and farewell cocktails in the evening with Adam.

Yokohama Port Building

Day 11 Yokohama

Arrive in Yokohama (final port) where the Adam Liaw Culinary Cruise concludes

Additional Tours

JANESCO pre & post tours are available for your consideration below

Additional Tour Extensions by JANESCO Travel

If you wish to extend your tour and explore Japan a little further, we have put together a number of different Pre and Post Tour extensions which you can browse below.

Pre Cruise Tours

Imperial Hotel Tokyo Stay – 1 Night

Dates:  25 Sep – 26 Sep 2024

Duration: 2 Days

Price: $870 Twin share/person, +$460 Single Supplement

Imperial Hotel Tokyo Entrance

Imperial Hotel Tokyo Stay – 2 Nights

Dates:  24 Sep – 26 Sep 2024

Duration: 3 Days

Price: $1,560 Twin share/person, +$920 Single Supplement

Imperial Hotel Tokyo Main Building Deluxe

Keio Plaza Stay – 1 Nights + Transfer

Dates:  25 Sep – 26 Sep 2024

Duration: 2 Days

Price: $360 Twin share/person, +$220 Single Supplement

Keio Plaza Twin Room

Keio Plaza Stay – 2 Nights + Transfer

Dates:  24 Sep – 26 Sep 2024

Duration: 3 Days

Price: $810 Twin share/person, +$360 Single Supplement

Keio Plaza Lobby

Kyoto 3 nights & Tokyo 1 night

Dates:  22 Sep – 26 Sep 2024

Duration: 5 Days

Price: $2,850 Twin share/person, +$970 Single Supplement

Imperial Hotel Exterior
Kyoto Okura Hotel Exterior
Imperial Hotel Tokyo Concierge

Post Cruise Tours

Mount Fuji & Hakone Onsen 1 Night & Tokyo 1 Night

Dates: 6th Oct – 8 Oct 2024

Duration: 3 Days

Price: $1,880 Twin share/person, +$840 Single Supplement

Torii gate of Hakone shrine located on lake Ashi, Japan
Kabukicho District, Tokyo

Imperial Hotel Tokyo Stay – 1 Night

Dates:  6 Oct – 7 Oct 2024

Duration: 1 Day

Price: $650 Twin share/person, +$440 Single Supplement

Imperial Hotel Tokyo Main Building Deluxe

Tour Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Butler service in every suite
  • Unlimited Free Wifi
  • Personalised service – nearly one crew member for every guest
  • All meals onboard Cruise are included, please check for reservation surcharges
  • Multiple restaurants, diverse cuisine, openseating dining
  • Beverages in-suite and throughout  the ship, including champagne, select wines and spirits
  • 24-hour dining service
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Complimentary transportation into town in most ports
  • Onboard gratuities
  • For all excursions please refer to what is included and what is not included in the tour price. This information is shown on relevant pages during the cruise
  • Private Cooking demonstation entry with Adam Liaw
  • 4 x Private Lunches with Adam Liaw
  • Entry to Farewell Cocktail Party with Adam Liaw


  • All transportation to and from Tokyo outside of the cruise
  • Restaurant reservation surcharges
  • Passport and visa costs – please check with this office if you require visas for your tour. If you are travelling on a non-Australian passport, please check if you require a re-entry visa
  • Travel Insurance HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – Please refer to Travel Insurance – Gullivers Sport Travel/Janesco Travel for a quote or purchase
Tokyo At Night Photo By Manuel Velasquez On Unsplash

Bookings & Enquiries


If you have any questions or if you’d like to enquire further about this tour, feel free to contact our team either via the email or by phone or phone number listed below:

Further Information & Bookings

If you’re interested in learning more about this tour, or if you’d like to secure your spot, visit our partners at Gulliver’s Travel here.