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The Search for Wonder: 5 Travel Experiences from Around the Globe

If you’re looking for the road less travelled – or the ocean less cruised, perhaps – allow us to present five Scenic travel experiences for you to explore the four corners of the globe like never before. Part of Scenic Eclipse – the world’s first Discovery Yacht and our inaugural foray into ocean cruising – these unbelievable experiences form the ultimate ocean cruising adventure - a luxury, all-inclusive package that is sure to be truly unforgettable.

From the majesty of the Norwegian Fjords to the alluring spirt of Cuba, inspire your next journey with our selection of some of the most exotic, far-flung and luxurious destinations Scenic Eclipse offers.

 

Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

Unearth your inner explorer with an unforgettable cruise through Earth’s southernmost continent to the peerless shores of South Georgia and the Falklands’ awe-inspiring sea cliffs.

Over the course of 21 days, you’ll take in encounters with marine species, follow in the footsteps of Ernest Shackleton, spot Rockhopper penguins and literally immerse yourself in its waters as part of a truly spectacular Antarctic submarine tour*.

Travelling with you, our special Discovery Leader will be on hand to impart their expert knowledge, enriching your experience with vast, in-depth insights to make for an extraordinary experience that’s sure to last a lifetime.

Chilean Fjords

Are you the kind of person who gets inspired by nature? Love to be at one with awe-inspiring lands and explore the most extraordinary sites the world has to offer.

Our Chilean Fjords journey is tailor-made for those enthralled by the beauty and grandeur of nature. Home to some of the most iconic scenery in the Americas, experience the Brüggen Glacier, the longest glacier outside Antarctica; the spectacular expanse of the Torres del Paine National Park, and the bay of Valdivia – an important battle site in the Chilean War of Independence.

From the comfort and luxury of Scenic Eclipse’s Sky Terrace, Observation Terrace or your private verandah, enrich the senses with a serene four-day cruise through its Inner Fjords. Weave through the islands and channel markers of the English Narrows, taking in its spectacular vistas and landscapes in complete tranquillity.

Footsteps of the Vikings

One of history’s most revered and feared civilisations, explore the Vikings’ influential 500-year impact with this 10-day ocean cruise that weaves through the striking beauty of their Norwegian homeland before soaking up Scotland’s quaint charm.

Beginning in Bergen, savour the awe-inspiring grace of Hardanger Fjord, Norway’s second longest, experiencing its mesmerising beauty from our intimate Discovery Yacht at your own leisure.

From Norway, you’ll travel across the North Sea to take in some of Scotland’s most enchanting, scenic islands, including the Shetlands’ ancient ruins and archaeological sites, Orkney’s enriching ancient history and Viking heritage, and the vivid hub of Gaelic heritage that is Stornoway. 

Immerse yourself in Inverewe Estate and its gardens, a spell-binding oasis of exotic plants and bold colours that ranks as one of the most beautiful places in Scotland. Experience it by helicopter or submarine for added adventure*.

After following in the footsteps of the Vikings’ Scottish skirmishes, you’ll move across the Atlantic to Iceland, where they settled in the second half of the 9th century.

Mediterranean Treasures

The Mediterranean’s peerless culture, mesmerising architecture and collection of historical touchstones are yours to discover as part of this mesmerising nine-day cruise.

Experience the region’s most popular destinations differently. Scenic Eclipse brings the cities and areas that shaped Europe’s cultural identity into focus thanks to its innovative design and build; whether you’re watching from your private verandah, or lounging on its spacious decks. From the ancient city of Athens to Venice’s poetic heart and soul, your Discovery Yacht’s luxurious atmosphere makes these a joy to soak in.

Your home from home, Scenic Eclipse takes you through Grecian volcanoes and the shimmering allure of the Mediterranean Sea, before a stop off in Dubrovnik and its World Heritage-listed centre. Allow the beauty of Dalmatia to delight you in its calming elegance, followed by Marjan Hill’s spectacular views, helping you experience Croatia from up high.

A truly wonderful experience that allows you to uncover some of Europe’s hidden gems, our Mediterranean Treasures ocean cruise lets you explore the continent like never before.

Cuba In Depth

Cuba’s heady passion proves impossible to resist for wistful romantics. Get to know it like the locals with our ocean cruise that takes in its charming ports and rich history over the course of 16 incredible days.

Stroll through its vivid streets like Hemingway, take a ride in an iconic vintage car from the ‘50s, or visit Revolution Square, Jardín Botánico and Castillo del la Roca to soak up Cuba’s storied culture.

For the foodies, explore its local produce markets and stop off at its famous Rum and Bacardi museums. Why not show off those culinary skills with a cooking class when your back on board Scenic Eclipse for a truly immersive Cuban experience?

Suitably inspired by these amazing itineraries? For more information about our incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, please visit our dedicated Scenic Eclipse page, here, or for booking information, call our helpful sales team on 0808 274 1366.

*Please note: certain features of our itineraries come at an extra cost. Our helpful sales team will be able to advise you on these extra costs on 0808 274 1366.

 

 

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