Inspire Me

Join Scenic Eclipse for a world of adventure, culture, discovery and gastronomic delights

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Journey beyond the expected, past the limits of the map, on board the World’s First Discovery Yachts. Scenic Eclipse was inspired by a desire to expand our consciousness, venturing across mighty oceans in search of new experiences most travellers can only dream of. From the Arctic to Antarctica in exceptional, 6-star luxury – ocean cruising has never felt like this, and you’re invited to be a part of it.

Join us on board Scenic Eclipse during its inaugural season, and witness the dawn of a new era of ocean cruising. We’ve combined our signature all-inclusive luxury service with the spirit of ocean discovery, affording guests the unique opportunity to explore all four corners of the globe in the height of luxury, elegance, and at-sea safety.

The World’s First Discovery Yachts sets a ground-breaking new precedent in ocean travel, marrying 6-star luxury with world-class safety features and design elements. Guests will enjoy beautiful, spacious suites complemented by fine fare and unique dining experiences, as well as a host of indulgent amenities that elevate sea days from ordinary to exceptional.

With Scenic, you are more than a spectator to the wonders of our extraordinary world. Scenic Eclipse is equipped with a fleet of exploratory vehicles designed to take you beyond the horizon, from Zodiacs, kayaks and e-bikes to submarines and a helicopter, which can be chartered for unforgettable private tours through the world’s most captivating destinations.

Scenic Eclipse offers unique experiences for every traveller, whether you long to discover far-flung cultures, rekindle your spirit of adventure, sample regional gourmet, or simply go where nobody goes. To help inspire your journey on board the World’s First Discovery Yachts, our Inspire Me guides showcase our ocean cruises by interest, including Adventure, Culture, Gastronomy, and Discovery.


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From the on board discovery fleet of Zodiacs, kayaks and state-of-the-art submarines to the streamlined design of the hull, awarded a rating of Polar Class 6 for safety; Scenic Eclipse is built for adventure. Add to that a wide range of Scenic Freechoice active discovery experiences which guarantee unforgettable encounters across land, over water or under the ocean, and adventure-seekers will be in their element on board our pioneering Discovery Yachts.

Journey to the fringes of the habitable world and beyond on the adventure of a lifetime. Our polar ocean cruises afford would-be adventurers the chance to follow in the footsteps of the world’s great explorers, charting their own course through the frozen wilds of the Arctic and Antarctica.

We’ve chosen three ocean cruises which promise exhilarating encounters for the adventurous, combining thrilling daily excursions with an enriching, carefully-curated itinerary. From the towering fjords and glaciers of Iceland and the Arctic to the evocative cultures of Panama, Ecuador, and Colombia, discover a choice of our best ocean cruises for adventure.


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Since our inception, the mission at Scenic has been to introduce our guests to other cultures, providing enriching experiences which go beyond those afforded to the ordinary traveller. This tradition continues on board Scenic Eclipse, with unique and immersive cultural encounters sewn into the very fabric of our extraordinary ocean cruise offering.

Our experienced and knowledgeable Journey Designers carefully curate each Scenic Eclipse itinerary, offering unique cultural excursions in each of the captivating destinations we visit. This, coupled with exclusive Scenic Enrich cultural experiences available during every itinerary, and Scenic Freechoice, flexible daily excursions helping you experience more of the things you love – means our itineraries offer cultural immersion all around the world.

From private cultural encounters on the shores of the Cuban seaboard to exclusive story-telling events on the windswept Scilly Isles, culture comes easy on board Scenic Eclipse. In this Inspire Me guide, we touch on three itineraries which are the perfect fit for those seeking a little culture from their next ocean getaway.


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Step into a world of unique gourmet discoveries, and take your palate on the gastronomic journey of a lifetime. Scenic Eclipse offers a choice of 10 tantalising dining experiences, inspired by cultures from around the world. True to our philosophy of offering the finest experiences on the seas, our epicurean offering is nothing short of extraordinary – allowing our guests to sample cuisines few are fortunate enough to experience.  

Helmed by knowledgeable chefs, our on board restaurants serve regional cuisines inspired by local cultures, each dish lovingly crafted using only the finest ingredients. This dedication is reflected in our open galleys, which allow you to witness the passion of our chefs first-hand, and pick their brains on the best ways to bring the wonderful worldly tastes to your table at home.

Gourmet discoveries continue onshore too, with our Scenic Freechoice excursions encompassing visits to vineyards, distilleries, farms, and producers, bringing you the finest foodie encounters. So if you’re a keen gourmet with an unbridled passion for the world’s most revered regional eats, read our guide to the best Scenic Eclipse ocean cruises for food lovers.


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Go beyond the ordinary tourist trail and experience destinations and cultures few have encountered. Scenic Eclipse sets a course for the horizon, going further than any other in search of new and unforgettable travel moments. From the polar regions at the edge of the world to lesser-known destinations larger vessels simply cannot reach; you will discover a whole new world with Scenic Eclipse.

Until now, destinations like Antarctica, the Arctic, Patagonia, and the Chilean Fjords have been inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. The World’s First Discovery Yachts has changed that, affording guests the chance to experience the wild, captivating lands they’ve long been dreaming of.

Discover the polar beasts of the Arctic, circumnavigating the Svalbard Archipelago in the land of the midnight sun. Track penguin colonies through the frozen landscapes of Antarctica, using a combination of Zodiacs, kayaks, and snow shoes to enjoy close encounters with the majestic wildlife. Or slip among the small, windswept coves of South Georgia and the Falklands, tracing the steps of legendary explorers.

If you want to go where few have been before, we’ve handpicked a selection of itineraries which offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences far from the ordinary traveller’s trail.

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