The Chairman’s Voyage  

East Coast Islands & Reefs - April 2024 

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime voyage as Scenic Eclipse II sails in Australia

Departing 22 April 2024, this remarkable nine-day voyage will combine 6-star ultra-luxury with extraordinary exploration of the iconic east coast of Australia.

Celebrating the highly anticipated arrival of Scenic Eclipse II, The World’s First Discovery Yacht will enter Australian waters for the very first time in 2024.  

Departing from Newcastle, where Scenic began for 36 years ago, The Chairman’s Voyage: East Coast Islands & Reefs Discovery Voyage will explore the unrivalled beauty of the Queensland coast.  

Reserved for only 228 guests, you will be welcomed with an event hosted by the members of the Scenic Executive Team, including Chairman & Founder Glen Moroney.  

Over the coming days, you will be immersed in spectacular moments as we sail along the breathtakingly beautiful Australian coastline. The iconic white sands of Whitehaven Beach will set the stage for an exclusive lunch and on Anzac Day, watch the sunrise in a moving dawn service in Gladstone.  

In these idyllic waters, be one of the first to delve below the ocean by submarine^. Soar above in one of two on board helicopters^ for our first ever heli-safari^, or join the Discovery Team to explore landscapes only the locals know about.  

On Scenic Eclipse, indulge in unrivalled 6-star ultra-luxury and exquisite cuisine. Choose from one of up to ten dining experiences, with ocean and paddock-to-plate menus curated by Corporate Executive Chef Tom Götter featuring Australian produce exclusive to this voyage. Or simply relax in the indulgent Senses Spa, before taking a dip in the new Sun Deck pool, offering panoramic sea-to-sky views of this spectacular region.  

Whichever you choose, this will be an exceptional journey that will remembered for a lifetime. 

^Flights on board our two helicopters, helicopter experiences and submarine at additional costs, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. 

Voyage Highlights 

See below for an exclusive reveal into what awaits you on this exclusive journey:
  • Meet Scenic Founder & Chairman, Glen Moroney, and members of the Scenic Executive Team at the start of your Discovery Voyage 
  • A moving Anzac Day Dawn Service in Gladstone 
  • An exclusive beach BBQ event on Whitehaven Beach, the finest beach in the Whitsundays 
  • A Scenic Enrich experience on World Heritage listed island of K'Gari (Fraser Island), including a Welcome to Country 
  • Exclusive heli safaris^ excursions over Queensland's beautiful coastline 
  • A specially crafted Australian paddock-to-plate menu on board, ethically and sustainably sourced produce 
  • Expert Discovery Team members, hosting guided and informative talks and demonstrations 


To learn more about this itinerary and our 2023/24 Australia voyages collection order a copy of our new 2023/24 Scenic Eclipse brochure. 
To book The Chairman's Voyage, contact your Scenic Travel Advisor or call our reservations team on 1300 170 588.

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Why Discover Australia on board Scenic Eclipse II

  • 6-Star Ultra-Luxury
    Watch the world go by from your private verandah suite in 6-star luxury. A dedicated Butler service is available for every guest, along with an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio. The Comfort Class 1 notation, featuring the highest sound insulation and vibration rating as per the marine class society Bureau Vista spans throughout all public spaces and suites.
  • Tailored experiences
    Each voyage includes truly all-inclusive curated Scenic Enrich experiences taking you behind the scenes in the most spectacular surrounds with private access and immersive moments. Scenic Freechoice activities are meticulously curated to cater to all interests and fitness levels, including experienced guided walking and bike tours. From a relaxed to active pace, there’s something for everyone.
  • Discovery Yacht Cruising
    Scenic Eclipse II caters for up to 228 guests and features an impressive array of indoor and outdoor spaces for an intimate cruising experience. Enjoy up to 10 dining experiences, nine bars and lounges, the indulgent 550m2 Senses Spa and a dedicated Observation Lounge and Terrace. Be inspired by lectures from our expert Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre.
  • Unrivalled Viewing and Relaxation
    Scenic Eclipse II has an abundance of space, spanning across 10 luxurious decks, from outdoor areas, to the Sun Terrace offering sweeping views, to the spacious Observation Terrace overlooking the front of the yacht. The Senses Spa and Pool Terrace provides a relaxing vantage point to spot incredible landmarks and wildlife, ensuring you never miss a moment.
  • World-Class Design & Technology
    Scenic Eclipse II was custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design. Its state-of-the-art technology includes custom-built stabilisers; an Advanced Wastewater Treatment System; and an electronic Azipod propulsion system, enabling safe and comfortable navigation through Europe waters. Its GPS Dynamic Positioning allows the vessel to maintain its location without dropping anchor onto sensitive seabeds.
  • Culinary & Wine
    Scenic Eclipse II offers an unrivalled range of up to 10 dining experiences on board, from casual to fine dining, inspired by the destinations you visit. Choose from nine bars and lounges to relax in as you enjoy a drink from the premium selection, with more than 100 whiskeys – it’s all included. Engage all your senses while exploring the rugged Australian coastline.
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