An introduction to Scenic

For those who have yet to travel with Scenic, here’s a guide to what stands us apart.

For more than 37 years, Scenic has created unforgettable journeys to every corner of the world. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences that take our guests to the very heart of spectacular destinations. Every one of our ultra-luxury ocean cruises, 5-star river cruises and land journeys have been created with our guests in mind. From ship design to each exquisite meal our chefs create, even down to the thread count of the sheets in your luxury suite. At Scenic, the difference is truly in the details.

The Evolution of the Scenic Journey

Beginning in Newcastle, Australia, in 1986, Scenic has evolved from outstanding land journeys through Australia and Canada's iconic landscapes to offering world-wide discovery that is truly unparalleled. Today, guests can indulge in 6-star ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery YachtsTM sail to every corner of this world. Or meander the waterways of Europe and South East Asia on a 5-star truly all-inclusive river cruise. Each offer full immersion in culture, cuisine, and history. At the heart of every itinerary are our Journey Designers, who are constantly searching for once-in-a-lifetime experiences that take our guests to the heart of these outstanding regions. Today, Scenic travels to more than 60 destinations and all seven continents.

LEFT: Lake Louise, Canada

Inside 6-Star Ultra-Luxury Cruising

Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™, combine innovative design, world-class facilities, and state-of-the-art technology. With the arrival of our second yacht, Scenic Eclipse II, in 2023, we will be taking guests into 357 inspiring ports in 54 remarkable countries, spanning over seven continents. Setting the benchmark in ultra-luxury cruising, every voyage is filled with once-in-a-lifetime moments. Scenic Discovery experiences will take you to the very heart of these incredible destinations. Soar above the horizon in one of two helicopters^, dive below by submarine^ and go beyond with our fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks. At the core of Scenic Eclipse is the Discovery Team, a group of up to 20 world-class experts ranging from marine biologists, historians and naturalists.

RIGHT: Scenic Eclipse, Antarctica

Each of the 114 suites on board Scenic Eclipse are sophisticated in design, with personalised butler service. There’s an abundance of indulgent spaces, for relaxation, wellness and exquisite dining. Choose to rejuvenate in the spacious 550m2 Senses Spa, Scandinavian-inspired spa facilities and be revitalised in the yoga and Pilates studio. Marvel at breathtaking panoramic views from the Vitality pool on Deck 10. With up to 10 dining experiences ranging from fine dining to casual and nine bars and lounges, Scenic’s truly all-inclusive philosophy ensures you can relax knowing everything is taken care of.

LEFT: Deck 10, Scenic Eclipse

Inside 5-Star Truly All-inclusive Luxury River Cruising

Scenic will take you to the very heart of the most magical waterways on a 5-star truly all-inclusive luxury river cruise. Explore the enchanting rivers of Europe and South East Asia, where rich history, culture and exceptional cuisine awaits. You'll find it’s more than a river cruise, our ships are akin to a floating 5-star luxury hotel. On board, you can expect impeccable service and outstanding hospitality from world-class staff. Enjoy an unrivalled range of dining experiences. From relaxed to fine dining, there’s a venue and menu for every occasion. Scenic also elevates wellbeing to another level, with state-of-the-art gym and dedicated Wellness Area. This is truly all-inclusive luxury in a small ship environment, reserved for up to 163 guests in Europe and 68 guests in South East Asia with an abundance of indulgent spaces. Your home away from home, each suite has been designed with you in mind. Onshore, immersive Scenic Enrich and Scenic Freechoice experiences have been included to take you to the very heart of these remarkable regions.

RIGHT: Portabellos, Scenic Jasper

Handcrafted Land Journeys to Every Corner of the World

Our handcrafted land journeys have grown from touring in Australia to an incredible array of countries around the world. Japan, Egypt, Canada and so many more. Led by world-class Tour Guides, each journey is an incredible experience which connects you with the heart of a destination. Combining unique stays with exceptional moments of history, cuisine and culture. You can also extend your river cruise or Scenic Eclipse journey with land journeys in the destinations you are visiting.

LEFT: Mungo National Park, New South Wales, Australia

A Dedication to Guest Experience

At Scenic, our dedication to guest experience is at the core of everything we do. Every detail of your journey is cared for to the Nth Degree by world-class staff and crew. It’s your butler knowing ‘it’s whiskey, no ice’ after a day of exploration. It’s our Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team spending two years securing permits so we can take guests on the first subversive dive in South Georgia in Antarctica in 40 years. In Europe, it is searching for the artisan makers and creators who will share local insights into a region. It is securing the most dedicated and professional staff in the world, exceptional experiences, and an on board luxury that is unparalleled. We look after the details so you can focus on what’s important, creating travel memories that will last a lifetime.

RIGHT: Scenic Spirit Butler

Exceptional on Shore Experiences

We appreciate every guest is unique so to cater to every interest, taste and mood, we included an abundance of truly all-inclusive exceptional onshore experiences. On Scenic Eclipse voyages, excursions are classed as either Scenic Discovery excursion, Scenic Enrich or Scenic Freechoice. The Discovery Team, a group of up to 20 experts from within their field, are at the helm of each of these excursions. A morning spent on a stand-up paddleboard in Alaska, or a sunset kayak in The Mediterranean. There’s snorkelling in the Sea of Cortez, or site landings to vast rookeries of penguins in Antarctica. To elevate your experience further, it could be soaring above in one of two on board helicopters^, or delving below on Scenic Neptune, a custom-built submarine^.

Every moment of each day has the opportunity to be completely different on Scenic Eclipse. On a 5-star truly all-inclusive river cruise, Scenic Freechoice takes you to the very heart of the region with guided walks, wine tasting, cycle tours and so much more. Scenic Enrich are exclusive moments reserved for Scenic guests only, like an exclusive evening of history and culture at the largest digital art show in the world in France as you’re handed a glass of Champagne.

LEFT: Kayaking, Antarctica

We Believe in Truly All-Inclusive

From the moment you step on board your luxurious Scenic ships, we've thought of everything for your river or ocean cruise*. Dining, premium beverages~, all excursions, your butler, the daily re-stocking of the mini-bar, and even gratuitous tips are all included.

Our truly all-inclusive philosophy means the only time you’ll need think of your wallet is if you want to compliment your experience with an indulgent spa treatment+ or on Scenic Eclipse, a helicopter^ tour or submarine^ experience.

^Flights on board two helicopters, helicopter experiences and submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. +At additional cost. ~All drinks on board Scenic Eclipse are included except for a very small number of rare, fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits.

RIGHT: Crystal Dining, Scenic Spirit

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