Scenic Tours


Voyages for history lovers

Next year marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day, and river cruise lines are commemorating the event with dedicated voyages for history lovers. What was once a scene of death and destruction is now a place […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 19 2023

Scenic fights multi-million dollar compensation bill as judge rules passengers should get what they pay for

Teacher David Moore has won a landmark case against one of Australia’s leading cruise companies over his treatment when heavy rain in France and Germany sparked flooding and stopped ship movements. Yesterday, Scenic, one of Australia’s […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 31 2017

Class action against Scenic starts today

Over 1,000 unhappy passengers took their class action against leading cruise company Scenic Tours to the NSW Supreme Court today in a case the industry will be watching closely for its ramifications. Changing river conditions […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 26 2016

Kathy Lette on cruising

They’ve changed their name to Scenic (ok – not that big a change). And next Tuesday, they launch the third-generation space ship, Scenic Jasper, with the largest suites on Europe’s rivers and a plunge and jet […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 17 2015

Scenic Tours defends class action over European floods

Scenic Tours, the luxury Australian river cruise line facing a class action which could involve hundreds of clients over how they handled the European floods two years ago, is using the fine print of its […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 7 2015

Scenic Tours 2016 pre-release sale

Today Scenic Tours released its 2016 pre-release Europe river cruising program, offering early bookers the chance to book 2016 cruises at 2015 prices. Pre-release only offers include free return flights to Europe, including taxes. Plus […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 19 2015

Scenic Tours officially christens Scenic Gem

It was a special day for both ship and the company’s founder, when Scenic boss Glen Moroney’s mother christened Scenic Gem. Lillian Moroney was appointed godmother of the 126-passenger ship, and carried out her first […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 7 2014

Scenic unveils first small ship luxury cruising brochure

Scenic Tours has partnered with Compagnie du Ponant to launch its first 2015 Small Ship Luxury Cruising brochure. The program includes seven itineraries aboard Compagnie du Ponant’s boutique luxury ships – Le Soleal, Le Boreal, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 16 2014

Scenic releases Mekong river cruise brochure

Scenic Tours has released a 2015 pre-release Mekong river cruise brochure, featuring four itineraries plus a five-day pre-tour extension. Released this week, the itineraries range from eight to 27 days and include a seven-night sailing […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 9 2014