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Explore Australia with Scenic Eclipse

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Immerse yourself in a land of pristine beauty, breathtaking landscapes, and unique wildlife when you discover Australia & the Kimberley Coast on board the ultra-luxurious Scenic Eclipse. Explore far horizons  led by a team of experts whose passion and enthusiasm will help you unlock all the wonders of this most remarkable down-under destination. 

Home to the oldest civilization on Earth, Australia is an ancient land of vivid contrasts. Australia’s indigenous people have the oldest surviving culture in the world, one that you can gain a greater appreciation for through the local indigenous guide-led tours such as rock art viewing which dates back 12,000 years, traditional smoking ceremony or bush food tasting to name a few. 

Explore the natural wonders of Australia’s national park and stunning coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system and a must-do on any travel list. The reef is home to more than 1,500 fish species, sharks, rays, whales, dolphins, the endangered green sea turtle and the vulnerable dugong, a marine mammal similar to a manatee. 

Ashore, you will discover a verdant land comprising of one of the world’s most remarkable and precious environments. Marvel in the vivid contrasting colours and pristine wilderness boasting deep gorges, rainforests, and waterfalls. Look for kangaroos bounding over open plains, wallabies hiding in rocky crevices, crocodiles, and countless lizards everywhere. 

Soak up the scenery in comfort on board your Scenic Eclipse Discovery Yacht, combining world-class design and unrivalled discovery, setting the benchmark in ultra-luxury cruising. With just 228 guests and an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, a journey on board Scenic Eclipse ensures an extraordinary level of personalized service. The yacht’s 114 suites have been designed as your own indulgent haven, each being incredibly spacious and stylish, filled with natural light, thanks to floor-to-ceiling sliding doors opening onto a private verandah or terrace. From the generously sized Verandah Suites to the lavish Two-bedroom Penthouse Suite (resulting from a combination of an Owner's Penthouse suite with a Spa suite, oh la la), this yacht’s beautiful accommodation features elegant furnishings, state-of-the-art entertainment system, and a separate sleep  and lounge area. The finest toiletries, Egyptian cotton linen and all the ultra-luxury amenities you would expect from a 6-star hotel, including a complimentary mini-bar re-stocked daily, are provided to all guests. 

You will also enjoy the services of a professional butler, specifically trained to meet Scenic's high standards and catering to your every need, making your cruise vacation extra special. Your butler will ensure everything is taken care of, from bringing your morning coffee to your suite, taking care of your laundry, re-stocking your mini-bar or delivering Champagne or cocktails to be enjoyed on your private verandah.

Guests may enjoy up to 10 different dining venues  on board, ranging from contemporary French fine dining at Lumière restaurant and Champagne bar, to your favourite  steak at elegant Elements main restaurant, relaxed settings such as the Yacht Club or authentic dishes at Night Market @Koko’s. There are also 9 spacious bars and lounges, an indulgent 5,920 square foot Senses Spa, gym, Yoga and Pilates studio and a dedicated Observation Lounge and Terrace on the top deck offering sweeping views for guests to enjoy. 

All Scenic voyages are truly all-inclusive, including the finest selection of unlimited premium branded beverages, complimentary Wi-Fi, all tipping on board and onshore, once-in-a-lifetime immersive excursions including a full kayak and stand-up paddleboarding program, e-bikes, a range of water sports activities as well as exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences, unique and exclusively handcrafted encounters.

The yacht is equipped with two state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters, one of the quietest in the skies, featuring an air-conditioned interior and Bose noise cancelling headsets for each guest. Scenic’s Helicopter Experiences include Helicopter Skiing, Helicopter Landings, Helicopter Golf and Helicopter Hiking, each creating a new unforgettable memory and unrivalled viewing of stunning landscapes.

For the ultimate in ultra-luxury exploration, board Scenic’s custom-designed Triton 660/9 AVA submarine capable of submerging up to 656 feet below the ocean’s surface. Take your seat alongside up to eight guests and prepare for unrivalled marine life views, thanks to large ultra-clear acrylic spheres surrounding you.

Both the Helicopter and Submarine excursions are booked and paid on board and subject to availability, weight restrictions, weather conditions and medical approval. 

The up-to 15-member specialist Discovery Team, the finest professionals in their field, provides expert lectures and guidance, and ensures a safe journey every step of the way. Join them for onboard education sessions in the state-of-the-art theatre, guided nature walks for prime wildlife viewing by helicopter and Zodiac excursions past majestic fjords and spectacular landscapes.

Find your perfect Australia cruise:

Uncover the Kimberley Coastline: An Ancient Wilderness
11-days from Broome to Darwin
May to August 2024

Australia’s Top End: Cape York & Arnhem Land
11-days from Cairns to Darwin
April 2024

Natural Wonders of Australia & the Kimberley Coastline
21-days cruise & land journey from Sydney to Broome
May 20, June 9 & August 8, 2024

The on board technology allows Scenic to operate efficiently in compliance with and in excess of all of the current environmental regulations in each port they visit around the world, leaving a very small footprint. 

Contact your Travel Professional for additional information or visit here for full details. 





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