Expedition cruising leaders Scenic Eclipse has unveiled six new voyages in its 2023/24 Arctic & Fjords brochure release, with Scenic Eclipse II is set to join the ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht fleet in 2023.
This has enabled 40 new landings throughout the Arctic and Fjords region to be featured in this collection, including reaching more destinations like Scotland and the High Canadian Arctic. This provides guests with the opportunity to discover new horizons and venture further than ever before in ultra-luxury.
From exploring the landscapes where polar bears live, to stunning snowscapes which have yet to feel a footprint, Scenic Eclipse will take guests even deeper into the pristine and unique wonders of the Arctic and Fjords.
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Guests can enjoy Super Earlybird savings of up to 20 per cent on their suite for selected 2023 and 2024 voyages when paying in full 12 months prior to departure, including on the following new itineraries:
Explore new depths of the Scottish Isles
Very proud of its history and culture, astounding and dramatic natural beauty, Scotland and the many islands along its coastline offer a wealth of incredible experiences. From wildlife to Celtic and Viking sites, the Scottish Isles are a revelation. Scenic Eclipse will make its first voyages into Scotland in 2023 with the 9-day Scottish Isles: Historic Trails & Wilderness that visits Aberdeen, the Isle of Skye, Fort William, St Kilda, Oban and Portrush. Prices start from $11,715* pp inclusive of savings of $2,680* pp in a Deluxe Verandah Suite departing 13 Sep 2023.
Alternatively, explore the historic strongholds of the Vikings, from the volcanoes of Iceland to the wild isles of Scotland. Visit wildlife areas for puffin and dolphin spotting, hear grand tales of discovery, marvel at the extraordinary landscapes and cruise into small Scottish towns for unique experiences with welcoming locals. Finish the evening with an exclusive dining experience with the exquisite cuisine of Oslo’s Opera House. Prices for the 9-day Northern Isles: Iceland & Scotland voyage sails from Reykjavik and visits, Heimaey in the Westman Islands, Seyðisfjörður, the Faroe Islands, The Shetland Islands, The Orkney Islands and Aberdeen start from $11,795* pp inclusive of savings of $2,740* pp in a Deluxe Verandah Suite departing 5 September 2023.
New Greenland itineraries
From floating giant icebergs in Ilulissat, to one of the northernmost towns of the world and the soaring cliffs of Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti, discover the diverse beauty of Western Greenland and Baffin Island on the 14-day Uncover Greenland and Canada voyage. Prices start from $21,455*pp inclusive of savings of $4,640* pp in a Deluxe Verandah Suite departing 12 August 2023.
Explore the world’s largest fjord system, hike near geologic wonders and kayak among icebergs in mirror-smooth bays on the 10-day Eastern Greenland & Iceland Expedition voyage. Prices start from $14,485* pp inclusive of savings of $3,515* pp in a Deluxe Verandah Suite departing 14 August 2024. Also new for the 2023/24 season, cruise into Disko Bay and listen to the rumbling sounds of icebergs calving from the Sermeq Kujalleq Glacier in the High Canadian Arctic. You can kayak the icy waters surrounded by rugged, pristine landscapes, on the 18-day Expedition into Greenland & the High Canadian Arctic. Prices start from $20,990* pp inclusive of savings of $4,630* pp in a Deluxe Verandah Suite departing 17 September 2024.
11-day Norwegian Fjords & Lofoten Islands itinerary
With cascading waterfalls and snow-capped mountains, remote towns and picturesque fishing villages, Norway is a delight to behold. Explore the old port town of Lerwick before sailing towards one of the world’s most amazing coastlines. Cruise through the magnificent fjords of Sognefjord and Geirangerfjord, just as the longboats of the Vikings once did, surrounded by dramatic peaks and steep mountains. Relax as your Discovery Yacht cruises smoothly through the fjords while watching out for diverse wildlife, such as puffins, the white-tailed sea eagle, seals and dolphins. Departing from the port of Leith, prices for the 11-day Norwegian Fjords & Lofoten Islands voyage start from $14,405* pp inclusive of savings of $3,310* pp in a Deluxe Verandah Suite departing 15 June 2024.
Combine the 11-day Norwegian Fjords & Lofoten Islands or 9-day Scottish Isles: Iceland & Scotland itineraries with the Majestic Ireland & Scotland Escorted land journey.
Immerse yourself in Scotland’s proud history and the many treasures of Ireland. See Ireland at its wildest during a visit to the Ring of Kerry and the Cliffs of Moher, experiencing the incredible geographical wonders on the new Majestic Ireland & Scotland 14-day voyage from Dublin to Edinburgh land journey. Price starts from $12,095* pp departing 31 August 2023.
The Discovery Yacht Experience
Ultra-luxury small ship cruising on board Scenic Eclipse offers unrivalled exploration and unparalleled access to some of the world’s most remote regions. Soar above pristine polar landscapes by helicopter~ in Greenland and Iceland and dive below by submarine~ in Greenland, Iceland and Scotland. With only 200 guests (228 in non-Polar regions), an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, butler service and up to 10 dining all-inclusive experiences Scenic Eclipse delivers an extraordinary level of personalised service for each guest. The up to 20 members on board expert Discovery Team provide deep insights for guests and ensure safe guiding every step of the way.
For more information or to book, call 1300 173 812, visit scenic.com.au, or talk to your local travel advisor.