Arctic Cruises

Arctic Cruises - Journey to the top of the world

Whether it’s discovering the majestic fjords of Norway or Greenland’s glaciers and the intriguing geology of Iceland, a voyage to the Arctic is unlike no other: Scenic Eclipse is purpose-built for exploring these pristine polar destinations. 

The Arctic region is a magical land. Vivid colours celestical lights dance in the skies. The sun stays up above the horizon well past midnight in the summer. Tales of brave Viking worriers are still shared over an evening drink and majestic wildlife roams the land. Exploring the icy landscapes of the Arctic is an experience like no other when during an ultra-luxury voyage on board  Scenic Eclipse.You will be taken to the heart of your chosen destination  through a range of truly all-inclusive discovery excursions.

Imagine soaring over the cascading waterfalls of Norwegian fjords in one of the two helicopters^, by Zodiac or kayaking between enormous floating icebergs in Svalbard and discovering the Arctic marine-life during a submarine^ dive in Greenland. To witness majestic whales breaching on the horizon and keep an eye out for the elusive polar bear. Led by Scenic Eclipse’s expert Discovery Team, sharing their insights and knowledge of the Arctic region

 

Why visit the Arctic...

  • Unique Wildlife
    Home to an abundance of unique wildlife with the largest population of polar bears, Reindeer, Arctic fox, sea birds and whales. Every day will be a feast for the senses, a veritable parade of wildlife.
  • Immersive Discovery
    Whether it be an on board lecture, gliding through the marine-rich waters of the Arctic in a kayak, or coasting on a Zodiac in front of enormous glaciers and icebergs, your journey with Scenic Eclipse will be one of surprise, wonder and enrichment.
  • Pristine Landscapes
    The Arctic provies a special opportunity to escape into the immensity of this vast wilderness, from the majestic fjords of Norway to the Svalbard Archipelago to Greenland’s glaciers and the geological Iceland. Savour rare chances to witness a part of the world few have stepped foot upon.
  • Culture & Heritage
    The Arctic is and ocean surrounded by continents, enjoy Norwegian fjords and photographic fishing villages; Svalbard’s colourful tundra and wildlife; Greenland’s spectacular icebergs and glaciers-carved valleys, musk ox and paleo-Eskimo camps. Discover Iceland’s awe-inspiring waterfalls, Viking heritage, volcanic landscapes and thermal pools.

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Why travel to the Arctic on board Scenic Eclipse?

  • State-of-the-art Safety
    Scenic Eclipse sets the standard in ocean cruising. Your safety is our highest priority and Scenic Eclipse has been built to ensure the highest international safety standards. Scenic Eclipse uses custom-built stabilisers that are 50% larger than those of other ships and will provide greater stability as it navigates the waters.
  • Excursions and Discovery
    From our active discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak, snorkelling, snow shoe or e-bikes, to Scenic Freechoice activities, you’ll have absolute freedom throughout your Scenic Eclipse cruise to select whatever is your preference. Whether you’re a keen naturalist, adventurer or art lover, we have a choice for you.
  • Spacious all-verandah suite accommodation
    Every one of the 114 spacious and beautifully designed suites feature a private verandah, a separate lounge area and Butler Service. Akin to the finest hotels in the world, staying in a Scenic Eclipse suite is one of the greatest ultra-luxury experiences you’ll ever have.
  • Truly All-Inclusive Luxury
    When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of for you with all-inclusive dining and beverages, Senses Spa, gym, yoga and Pilates studio and indoor and outdoor swimming and plunge pools.
  • Helicopter & Submarine Experiences^
    Let our state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters take you above and beyond the horizon. Enjoy an underwater experience like no other, journey to the depths of the ocean on board Scenic Neptune, Scenic Eclipse's customised submarine.
  • Discovery Team
    The Scenic Eclipse Discovery Teams are experts in their fields. They will share their insights into the environment, history and culture of each region and their personal highlights so you are ready to explore the many new horizons that await onshore.
  • Scenic Eclipse Difference
    Scenic Eclipse delivers the ultimate Antarctica cruise experience with only 200 guests in the Arctic.
^Helicopter, helicopter experiences and submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Helicopters are unable to operate in Svalbard and Russia. Submarine is unable to operate in Svalbard and US waters. 

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Scenic Eclipse

We invite you on board Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yacht™. Explore the far horizons of the globe led by a team of experts whose passion and enthusiasm will help you unlock all the wonders of the destinations to which you are travelling, and the sheer enjoyment of travelling on this world-class luxury vessel.
Scenic Eclipse isn’t like any other cruise ship in the world. She is essentially a mega-yacht, designed and looking far more like a yacht than any traditional cruise ship. Yet she is one of the most technologically advanced vessels.

Perfectly designed for safe navigation through all waters and sensitive marine environments, she has an ice class rating of Polar Class 6, the highest of any luxury vessel, coupled with state-of-the-art technology, GPS dynamic positioning system, forward bow thrusters and an electronic Azipod propulsion system.

The on board technology allows us to operate efficiently in compliance with and in excess of all of the current environmental regulations in each and every port we visit around the world, and in particular the very vulnerable places like Antarctica and the Arctic, where we leave a very small footprint.
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Discover the extraordinary wonders of the world in truly all-inclusive ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™.
Inspired by the sleek contours of a sailing yacht and custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design, Scenic Eclipse combines a wealth of world-class facilities with the opportunity for unrivalled exploration. Our handcrafted itineraries are full of rare moments and extraordinary experiences, from the sublime beauty of the polar regions and the magnificent Norwegian Fjords, to the sun-drenched Caribbean and the history and cultures of South America and the Mediterranean. Explore our Scenic Eclipse video collection and get ready to discover the next generation of ocean cruising.

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