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Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yacht

Scenic eclipse introIntroducing Scenic Eclipse, the point on the map where luxury meets discovery.

Scenic Eclipse sets the standard in ocean cruising in terms of technology, size and luxury. State-of-the-art safety features allow us to unlock destinations others can only dream of.

Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime for only 228 guests, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously imaginable.

This extraordinary yacht provides the ultimate ocean cruising experience


  • Six on board dining options
  • Contemporary French fine dining – capacity 44
  • Pan Asian restaurant – capacity 100
  • Italian and steak restaurant – capacity 100
  • Al fresco indoor/outdoor restaurant – capacity 125
  • Ocean Café and Lounge – capacity approx. 40
  • In-room dining with 24-hour room service
  • Personal service with an almost 1:1 staff to guest ratio
  • Two seven-seater helicopters
  • One seven-seater submarine
  • 12 Zodiacs
  • e-bikes
  • Kayaks


  • Six on board dining options
  • Contemporary French fine dining – capacity 44
  • Pan Asian restaurant – capacity 100
  • Italian and steak restaurant – capacity 100
  • Al fresco indoor/outdoor restaurant – capacity 125
  • Ocean Café and Lounge – capacity approx. 40
  • In-room dining with 24-hour room service
  • Personal service with an almost 1:1 staff to guest ratio
  • Two seven-seater helicopters
  • One seven-seater submarine
  • 12 Zodiacs
  • e-bikes
  • Kayaks
  • Snorkelling and scuba equipment
  • Internal mud room



All-inclusive luxury

Your time on board will be one of world-class indulgence and absolute discovery.

From the ultimate spa experience to the spacious lounges and bars, outdoor terraces, pool and jacuzzis, not to mention the theatre and of course your individual private verandah, the luxurious wonders on board Scenic Eclipse never cease.

We won’t even ask you for your credit card at check in. We’ve thought of everything, including bottled water onshore.



  • 100% verandah suites
  • Unlimited complimentary beverages including mini-bar replenished daily
  • All meals on board
  • 24-hour room service
  • Choice of six dining options – from casual fare to fine dining
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Expert-led shore excursions
  • Bottled water for all shore excursions and chef-prepared picnics available
  • Late night menu


  • Cocktails to your room
  • Zodiac, kayak and snorkelling adventures
  • e-bikes
  • On board entertainment and lectures
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Complimentary self-service guest laundry
  • Personalised airport transfers
  • All tipping, gratuities and porterage



Dining Options

With six dining options on board, including Pan-Asian fusion, contemporary fine dining with French cuisine and Italian fine dining. Featuring diverse cuisine across a range of tastes, our handcrafted seasonal menus will offer up extraordinary dining experiences.

From hot croissants and freshly brewed coffee at breakfast to the finest of evening meals at one of our dining venues, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Our chefs source local produce and draw inspiration from the regions you cruise through to create mouth-watering dishes of the highest quality.


The most decadent of French Champagne, Glenfiddich on the rocks or a perfectly shaken dry martini. Whether you’re toasting a day of wondrous experiences or relaxing on deck, we’ll ensure the finest top-shelf beverages are available to help you celebrate the moment.

Our sommelier will hand-select an extensive winelist featuring regional specialties, aperitifs and liquours. Relax in one of the many spacious lounge and bar areas, and allow our expert bartenders serve your favourite drink.

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Luxury Suites

From the moment you step on board you will be surrounded by the ultimate in luxury, from opulent suites and 6-star on board amenities, to attentive service and world-class cuisine; your every wish is granted on Scenic Eclipse.

Your suite will boast elegant lounge areas, oversized bathrooms and the most luxurious of bed linen and comfort. Stocked with lavish toiletries and all the amenities you would expect from a 5-star hotel, your suite includes a complimentary mini bar that is restocked every day.

Individually selected, elegant furnishings, HDTV, climate control a pillow menu, nightly turn down service, safe for your valuables, WiFi internet throughout and 24-hour in-suite dining will all enhance your experience on board. And then there’s your private verandah. A place to watch the world cruise by, observe marine life, marvel at fascinating landscapes, enjoy meals, it will become a favourite place during your cruise.

  • All suites feature a verandah.
  • Verandah Suite: 66 suites at 32sqm
  • Deluxe Verandah Suite: 29 suites at 38sqm
  • Spa Suite: 14 suites at 48sqm
  • Panorama Suite: two suites at 56sqm


  • Grand Panorama Suite: one suite at 100sqm, including a terrace of 43sqm
  • Owner’s Penthouse: two suites at 185sqm, including a terrace of 65sqm
  • Two-bedroom Owner’s Suite: one suite at 233sqm, including a terrace of 65sqm


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Discover a whole new world

Experience unique moments that showcase the true nature, hospitality and wonder of the world.

From local tours to Zodiac, kayak, snorkelling, scuba diving, helicopter and submarine excursions, enjoy exclusive access to locations larger ships can’t reach.

Submarine & helicopters

Our seven-seat submarine and two seven-seat helicopters will give you exclusive access to some of the world’s most spectacular and least visited locations. There’s no limit to where you can go.

Scenic has always sought to go beyond the horizon and with our helicopters, there’s no limit to where we can go. Imagine flying low over the dramatic crags of the Scottish Isles, the volcanic wonders of Italy or the sparkling coral cays of the Caribbean. Venture further inland than most on the Antarctic continent, land on the ice and have the thrill of seeing marine life in their natural habitat.

Discovery Team

Our Discovery Leaders are experts in their fields who will be on board every cruise to provide you with the most incredible discovery experience possible. We also have specialist Discovery Team members in each region, covering a range of subjects and interests plus a full complement of dedicated Antarctic and Arctic team members when in these two regions.

No stone will be left unturned to ensure you experience everything a destination has to offer.

Shore Excursions

We have a fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks on board specifically designed to get you out and about on our all-inclusive shore excursions. See a pod of whales in the Arctic or head out to a little known beach in the Mediterranean – we’ll get you there.

We’ve even built a one-of-a-kind mud room to enable our guests to easily embark and disembark from their excursions. This ability to get you on and off the yacht faster means more time to explore.

Underwater wonders also await you on one of our exclusive scuba diving excursions. A myriad of wildlife and colourful coral reefs are yours to discover.


No matter what your passion or wanderlust, we have a cruise for you.

From the top of the world to Antarctica and everything in between, we’ve got it covered. Settle into your luxurious home-away-from home, Scenic Eclipse and let us help you discover a whole new world.


Lands of pristine beauty, breathtaking wildlife and inestimable importance in an environmental and historical sense, travelling to the base of the globe is a long-held dream for most people. This is your chance to explore the final frontier that is Antarctica and to do it in all-inclusive luxury.

Little islands with big tales to tell. South Georgia Island is one of the most unique and important biodiverse places on Earth and the Falklands offers up plenty of natural beauty, along with an intriguing history. Both captivating places are the perfect addition to your time in Antarctica.

Arctic & Fjords

The Norwegian Fjords and High Arctic offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, a rich and vibrant cultural history plus a great reverence for the natural wonders and wildlife that abound. A place that has inspired great poets, intrepid explorers and canny seafarers, perhaps after your first glimpse of the Northern Lights you too might feel inspired to explore beyond the horizon.

Follow the Viking trail from Scandinavia, across the Scottish Isles, Iceland, Greenland and finally Canada and perhaps discover a bit of their inner fire for yourself along the way.

Europe and the Med

Let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of the spectacular Mediterranean. A region that has had an epic influence across the rest of the world, it’s yours to discover across a range of unique handcrafted journeys.

Windswept, ancient and simply stunning, the islands of Britain and Ireland offer up a host of experiences to treasure. From the complex and fascinating Viking history to the charms of the Isles of Scilly off the Cornish coast.

The Americas

White-sand beaches, rolling mountains, cigars, salsa and rum. The Cuba of your imagination is alive and well. No matter which Caribbean island you happen to find yourself on, from the Caymans to Jamaica, even the hidden island gems off the coast of Colombia, every moment will be a revelation.

Epic mountain tops and remote islands teeming with birdlife, the West Coast of South America is a place you’ll fall in love with at first sight. Travel through the Panama Canal, explore Colombia, vibrant and full to the brim with natural beauty. Journey out to Isle de la Plata and cruise through the Chilean Fjords, one of life’s great moments.

World Discovery

Explore even more of this big beautiful world with our World Discovery cruises. For those of you who would like to spend a little bit more time on the high seas, our Journey Designer has created a range of longer cruises that you’ll simply love.

Itineraries that complement each other, opportunities to go deeper, explore further.
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Innovative Design

From the first ocean-going vessels thousands of years in the past, the quest to design and build even better yachts that could withstand the elements has been ongoing. Scenic has taken all that experience and built the safest, most technologically advanced discovery yacht in the world.

Featuring world-class internal safety features, the very best in dynamic positioning and a high Polar rating, even the roughest of ocean stretches will have minimal impact on our guests.

  • Built: Croatia, 2018
  • Builder: Uljanik Group
  • Port of registry: Malta
  • Cruising speed: 17 knots
  • Gross tonnage: 17,000
  • Gross tonnage per guest: 72
  • Length: 168 metres
  • Breadth: 21.5 metres (moulded)


  • Draught: 5.3 metres
  • Passenger decks: 8
  • Suites: 114
  • Passengers: 228 (200 in Polar regions)
  • Crew: 172 (182 in Polar regions)
  • Nationality of crew: international
  • Rating: Polar Class 6 (Ice Class 1A Super)


Stabilisers and safety

Scenic Eclipse will have custom-built stabilisers that are more than 50% larger than other ships. Fitted with state-of-the-art fins that can adjust themselves to cope with even the biggest swells, she will remain steady, even at zero speeds. This innovation is especially important for our Polar cruises.

Designed according to the old adage, ‘safety in numbers’, along with an ice strengthened hull, we have two engine rooms in separate fire zones, two wheel houses and two galleys and refrigeration units. Guests’ safety and comfort remains our number one priority.


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