Scenic Group has announced the release of its new 2022/23 Scenic Eclipse Worldwide Discovery Voyages Collection. With an extensive program now covering six continents, Scenic Eclipse will visit 35 countries across 48 voyages.
“The world-class design of Scenic Eclipse allows us to explore further and provide our guests with highly personalized experiences. Our new program sets the benchmark again, with voyages taking guests beyond the Antarctic Circle and to Japan, the Russian Arctic, Northeast Passage and the Sea of Cortez,” said Lisa Bolton, Scenic General Manager of Product. “We’ve expanded our discovery program with a range of new helicopter excursions and curated a Discovery Team who are leaders in their field to guide our guests. Scenic Neptune will also dive in the waters of South Georgia – the first ultra-luxury cruise submarine to be able to operate in this extraordinary destination.”
Future guests can now plan and secure exceptional Super Earlybird savings of up to 20% on selected Scenic Eclipse 2022/23 departures. A Flexible Booking Policy allows clients to defer their travel plans up to 60 days prior to departure and a complimentary Deposit Protection Plan has also been included. Scenic’s new Platinum Protection Plan (PPP) can be added for $595 CAD per person and covers Scenic Eclipse clients if they are unable to travel due to health reasons, or their travel plans are impacted by COVID-19, up until 31 days prior to departure with a 100% refund (less airline cancellation fees and PPP cost).
Highlights of the new 2022/23 collection include:
- Beyond the Antarctic Circle: Guests can delve even further into Antarctica with this new itinerary exploring pristine frozen landscapes made up of never-ending icefields, towering rock faces, glistening blue icebergs and an incredible amount of unperturbed wildlife. Visiting just after the summer solstice, guests will enjoy plenty of daylight for discovery expeditions. The 16-day truly all-inclusive voyage starts from $27,445 CAD per person, double, departing Buenos Aires on December 20, 2022.
- Fire & Ocean: Russia’s Kamchatka & The Kurils: Venture along one of the world’s most active tectonic plate boundaries, known as ‘The Pacific Ring of Fire.’ Home to at least a hundred volcanoes, the Kuril Islands rise from the deep and have developed into a chain of unique and dramatic landscapes, with fertile soil and stunning wildlife. Discover the history of the indigenous Ainu people, and learn the intricacies of the dispute between Russia and Japan over these remote islands, with prices starting from $17,495 CAD per person for 13-days with departures June 9 and July 13, 2023.
- Cross the Legendary Northeast Passage: Journey where very few have ventured before, as Scenic Eclipse navigates the remote regions and unique wonders of one of the greatest seaways in the world, the Northeast Passage. Sailing from Nome in the United States to Tromsø in Norway, journey through sea ice, glaciers and ancient ceremonial sites along mountain-lined landscapes and volcanic spires. Highlights include the rarely visited Novaya Zemlya, the third largest wilderness area in Europe, and the world’s northernmost archipelago, Franz Josef Land. Prices for the 26-day truly all-inclusive voyage starts from $38,495 CAD per person departing August 6, 2023.
- Japan: A Journey Through Time: Explore glitzy futuristic cities and ancient well-preserved cultures on Scenic Eclipse’s first-ever sailings to the land of the rising sun. Head to the west coast and discover the country’s colorful past, mesmerizing traditions, cultures and vibrant scenery on a journey through regions. The 12-day truly all-inclusive itinerary sails from Otaru to Kobe (Osaka), including a visit to Aomori to witness one of the largest and best-preserved archaeological dig sites. Prices start from $16,395 CAD per person departing June 21, 2023.
For more information, visit Scenic.ca.