scenic eclipse


Cruise Month: The most luxurious ships afloat 

October not only signifies Cruise Month but also marks the beginning of the Australian cruise season. It's the time when major cruise lines from around the world send their most exquisite vessels from the Mediterranean or the Caribbean down under.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 19 2023

Scenic’s two luxury yachts meet in Greenland

Scenic's two luxury yachts have come face-to-face while sailing in Western Greenland. Scenic Eclipse I and Scenic Eclipse II marked their first ever meeting, in the Qeqertasruaq Channel.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Aug 21 2023

Video: Dive! Dive! Dive! What’s it really like on an Antarctic submarine?

By Peter Lynch, on board Viking Polaris in the Antarctic Meet Ringo the submarine – and yes, just like the Beatles song, she is yellow. Hence the name. They say more men have gone to […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 24 2022

All safe after Scenic Eclipse’s submarine encountered a wind incident in Antarctica

Excited guests on a dive excursion aboard luxury Scenic Eclipse’s submarine in the the icy Antarctica waters have returned safely to the expedition ship after encountering katabatic winds which affected the submersible’s return to the […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Nov 23 2022

Explore the cultural wonders of Japan in ultra-luxury on the World’s First Discovery Yacht in 2023

The allure of the land of the rising sun has long attracted cruisers with its rich culture, historical art and delightful Japanese cuisine. As Japan welcomes the rest of the world, 6-star Scenic Eclipse has […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 16 2022

A Scenic Eclipse Ultra-Luxury Expedition of a Lifetime Awaits in 2023 and 2024

Discover the beauty of Antarctica on board Scenic Eclipse in 2023 and 2024 with six stunning itineraries and  economy flights included*. These voyages on the world’s first discovery yacht give guests the opportunity to experience […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 22 2022

Under the sea: Take a look at Scenic’s first submersible dive in South Georgia

The Scenic Neptune, the Scenic Eclipse’s submarine took guests on an underwater exploration in Stomness in South Georgia, the first time a passenger submersible has been given permission to dive in this location. Scenic has […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 4 2022

Coming home: Scenic to cruise in Australian waters for the first time

Luxury cruise and tour company Scenic has announced the maiden voyage of its latest discovery yacht in Australia – a momentous event for an Australian line which has sailed the world’s oceans and rivers for […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 12 2022

Scenic designing a new class of luxury yachts

Scenic Cruises will continue its expansion into luxury ocean, confirming the upcoming Scenic Eclipse II and the Emerald Sakara, from its sister brand, will be the last for those classes. “ There will be a […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 22 2021

Scenic Eclipse swaps Australia for the Red Sea in a cruise coup

The ultra-luxury Scenic Eclipse, which was to have sailed its first Kimberley season this year, will now cruise the Red Sea for the first time from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Scenic Eclipse will homeport in […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jul 9 2021

Exclusive: Home Affairs says all foreign-flagged cruise ships must employ Aussie staff

The government is insisting cruise ship operators wanting to sail Australian waters must employ Australians to take on hospitality and other non-specialised jobs, despite a shortage of such staff across the country. The surprise ruling […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 14 2021