Excursions & Discovery

Scenic Eclipse Voyage Styles

The custom design and versatility of Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yachts™ allows guests to experience six-star, ultra-luxury in three distinct voyage styles.  Each has been tailored to best suit each unique regions Scenic Eclipse sails in, from exploring the pristine Polar landscapes to cruising through the azure waters of the Mediterranean. Learn more about each voyage style below.  

Voyage styles

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Scenic Expedition Voyages

The perfect blend of expedition and cruise voyages with:

  • Unrivalled exploration of extraordinary lands with:
  • Up to 200 guests on board to maximise landings in Antarctica, the Arctic & Fjords and the Russian Arctic
  • Up to 20-member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle plus use of special polar boots
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Scenic Discovery Voyages

The perfect blend of expedition and cruise voyages with:
 
  • Up to 228 guests on board for a truly exclusive Discovery Voyage in The Americas and Japan
  • Up to 15-member Specialist Discovery Team
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions and shore side expedition program
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Personalised Scenic Freechoice on shore experiences
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Scenic Cruise Voyages

Immersive on shore exploration with:

  • Up to 228 guests on board for a luxurious yacht experience in Europe and the Mediterranean
  • Up to 4-member Specialist Discovery Team to share insights on history and culture
  • Local entertainment in Scenic Eclipse’s state-of-the-art theatre
  • Explore by E-bike
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Range of water sporting activities, from inflatable trampoline to water skiing
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Personalised Scenic Freechoice on shore experiences

Why choose Scenic?

Scenic Eclipse Discovery Excursions

Scenic Discovery excursions

Scenic Discovery excursions offer rich insights and exploration of your chosen destination. Our expert Discovery Team of activity guides, marine biologists, historians, geologists and expert local guides accompany guests share their knowledge from their local experience and in-depth research of the regions.
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Scenic Enrich

Enjoy unique and exclusively handcrafted encounters in the most spectacular surroundings with Scenic Enrich. Go behind the scenes to enjoy private access and immersive experiences of iconic locations, that take you to the heart of your destination, creating memories that will stay with you forever.
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Scenic Freechoice

Choose from a wide range of Scenic Freechoice activities, meticulously curated to cater to your fitness level and interest. From active to relaxed pace and Zodiac excursions to discovering your surrounds on a unique stand-up paddle board experience to cooking lessons, there’s something for everyone.

Unrivalled Exploration

Enjoy the wonders of the world through exciting truly all-inclusive discovery excursions, handcrafted to showcase the very best of your destination. Led by our specialist Discovery Team and expert local guides, these multi-sensory moments will be the highlight of your voyage.  
 
Soar above and dive below the horizon with Scenic Eclipse's helicopters and submarine, Scenic Neptune.  Imagine flying over remote fjords, icebergs and glaciers or high over the volcanic wonders of Italy^. Or witness wildlife in its natural habitat, which takes on a whole new dimension when you're below the surface in our submarine, Scenic Neptune.  
 
Please note: ^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 South Georgia, Svalbard and Russia. Submarine is unable to operate in US waters and Svalbard.

Discovery Excursions

 

Explore by Zodiac

Our fleet of Zodiac, led by an expert Discovery Team member, will take you ashore to discover in depth the highlights of your destination. Suitable to passage guests through waters in all locations, from Arctic ice beds to warm-weather beaches, you’ll effortlessly be able to board and disembark our Zodiacs thanks to a GPS Dynamic Positioning System that holds the ship in place without the need to drop anchor. The ship stays incredibly stable in the water, which enables easy transfer of guests by our expert Discovery Team members in and out of the Zodiac boats.      

Available on Scenic Expedition Voyages, Scenic Discovery Voyages and Scenic Cruise Voyages. 


 

Discover by Kayak and Stand-up Paddle Board 

Feel the thrill of navigating your very own small vessel, a kayak or stand-up paddleboard, as you venture out to explore your surrounds with an expert Discovery Team member guiding you. Enjoy the sensation as you carve your paddle or oar through the waters of your destination, including the deep navy waters of the polar regions or the azure seas of warm-climate oceans.  This immersive experience really sets our itineraries apart – allowing you to view marine life up close in their natural habitat. 

Available on Scenic Expedition Voyages, Scenic Discovery Voyages and Scenic Cruise Voyages. 

Soar Above and Dive Below the Horizon

 

Soar Above by Helicopter^

Let our state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters take you above and beyond the horizon. Feel like a pioneer explorer on the frontiers of planet Earth as you, along with five other guests, soar above places that are strictly out of reach for the ordinary traveller.

Available on Scenic Expedition Voyages, Scenic Discovery Voyages and Scenic Cruise Voyages.
 
Please note: ^Helicopter and helicopter experiences at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Helicopters are unable to operate in South Georgia, Svalbard and Russia.  
 

Dive Below by Submarine^

An underwater experience like no other, journey to the depths of the ocean on board Scenic Neptune, Scenic Eclipse's customised submarine. Capable of diving down to 300 metres, Scenic Neptune can seat up to six guests, as well as our specialist pilot. 


Available on Scenic Expedition Voyages, Scenic Discovery Voyages and Scenic Cruise Voyages.

Please note: ^Submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Submarine is unable to operate in US waters and Svalbard. 

Warm Water Exploration

In addition to the on shore Scenic Freechoice and Enrich experiences, in warmer waters Scenic Eclipse includes a range of exploration options. Including Tiwal Sail Boats , Stand-up Paddle Boards, Inflatable Kayaks, Large inflatable trampolines, Wake Boarding and Water Skiing. Available on Scenic Cruise Voyages.
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Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team

Meet the Discovery Team

The Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team is at the core of our Expedition and Discovery Voyages. We have the top experts in their field, from historians to geologists, glaciologists, ornithologists, marine biologist, naturalists to archaeologists and photographers.  
The Discovery Team will provide enduring insights and safely guide you every step of the way. They will ensure you get the most out of the places you visit: from on board lectures in the state-of-art theatre, to guided kayak and stand-up paddleboarding excursions and nature walks, to visiting unique and small ports to discover the history and culture of each region. The Discovery Team will share with you their passion for, and knowledge of, these magnificent regions. 

Discovery and Wellbeing: Jason Flesher, Expedition Operations Manager