Scenic Group has unveiled its next-generation luxury ocean yacht, Emerald Kaia that will set sail in April 2026.

The 120m Emerald Kaia will accommodate 128 guests and introduce a suite of innovations, that Emerald Cruises’ says underscores its pioneering spirit in luxury yacht cruising.

Emerald Kaia, with its significant design and amenity enhancements, marks a pivotal expansion for our fleet. It builds on the strengths of Emerald Sakara and Emerald Azzurra, allowing us to offer unmatched superyacht experiences along the world’s most captivating coastlines,” said Scenic Group chairman and founder, Glen Moroney.

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The Sky Deck has also been expanded, incorporating a new internal Sky Lounge and private cabanas, offering guests a luxurious open-air experience with expansive panoramic views from the top deck. The larger Observation Sun Deck on the bow now offers a Spa Pool and sun lounges, complementing the existing Observation Lounge.

Enhanced dining

The Open Kitchen - La Cucina Dining on Emerald Kaia.
The Open Kitchen – La Cucina Dining on Emerald Kaia.

Emerald Kaia also offers enhanced dining venues, including a larger terrace for guests to enjoy al fresco dining at La Cucina restaurant, while the new Night Market is an Asian-style grill concept for up to eight guests (at an additional cost).

The popular Marina – now enhanced with a dedicated Marina Lounge – provides additional water sports offerings, blending luxury with adventure. This deck also features a reimagined gym, with an impressive outdoor platform for indoor/outdoor workouts. Meanwhile, the expanded Elements Spa caters to those who want to focus on mind, body and spirit.

An impression of Marina Deck with water slide on Emerald Kaia.
Marina Deck with water slide on Emerald Kaia.

All cabins and suites have a 10 per cent larger floorplan, and there are also new connecting Balcony Suites on Deck 4 allow private spaces for intergenerational travel and small groups.

Emerald Kaia will cruise the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Aegean Seas, and the Seychelles Islands from April 2026, Emerald Cruises standard inclusions covers all meals while cruising, complimentary all-day drinks (including mini-bar), selected shore excursions, EmeraldPLUS cultural experiences, EmeraldACTIVE experiences, WiFi, airport transfers, tipping and gratuities.

Cruises include an eight-day Adriatic cruise starting from AU$9045 per person twin share. Conditions apply.

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An impression of the sun deck of Emerald Kaia.
The sun deck of Emerald Kaia.