Excursions & Discovery

Taking you closer to the action

Go a step beyond your destination, with our ‘Sixth Star’ experience 

With a fleet of state-of-the-art discovery vehicles, Scenic Eclipse takes guests beyond the horizon. From helicopters and submarines, to kayaks and exploratory Zodiacs, no corner of the globe is out of reach for guests on board the World’s First Discovery Yacht. 
Where else can you fly low, gazing out over the dramatic landscape of the Hebrides? Where else can you see Italy’s impressive volcanoes from a bird’s-eye view? Or catch a glimpse of the pristine, shimmering Norwegian Fjords, flying further than the ordinary traveler? Nowhere else but Scenic Eclipse.

With a team of expert Discovery Leaders, you’ll have access to subject specialists on every luxury cruise with us. From wildlife expertise, to insider knowledge on history and culture, you’ll have access to combined decades of experience when on board Scenic Eclipse. 

Why choose Scenic?

Scenic Discovery

Our Scenic Discovery excursions, which take guests on exploratory guided tours on board Zodiacs, kayaks and e-bikes, allow for a full adventure experience like nothing else. These excursions also include snorkeling underneath lush, clear waters in the Caribbean, hiking across the Arctic tundra and kayaking close to breathtaking marine life.

Scenic Enrich

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For those that prefer a more cultural experience, our Scenic Enrich activities offer up private access to music, art, theater and even the natural landscapes of your chosen destinations.

Scenic Freechoice

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Our Scenic Freechoice activities give you the flexibility to choose expert-led shore excursions, tailored to your taste. Scenic Freechoice activities include viewing local art and architecture, experiencing your destination's culture and viewing local artisans at work.

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Discover Scenic Eclipse and explore our expertly curated ocean cruise itineraries.

Dive below with Scenic° Neptune, our on board submarine

Discover the deep blue

Take an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime journey underwater

Discover the depths
Diving below in Scenic Neptune (photo by fStop Movies) is a truly unforgettable experience. When you’re 300 meters below sea level, you’ll be seated with five other guests and our specialist pilot. Once in sub-aquatic territory, you'll see the wonders of the deep blue. Amazing, breath-taking sights await, as you’re greeted by underwater formations, wildlife and shipwrecks.
What lies underwater for your next adventure?

Soar above for exclusive views of planet Earth

Get a new perspective

Take to the skies and see amazing destinations from above

Fly beyond the horizon

With two on board state-of-the-art Airbus EC-130-T2 helicopters, an ocean-bound journey on board Scenic Eclipse can quickly become an exhilarating, airborne adventure.

As you fly, high above an array of amazing destinations, you’ll feel like a true explorer, a pioneer on the fringes and frontiers of planet Earth.

From vibrant, colorful coral reef structures in the Caribbean, to icy, otherworldly landscapes in Antarctica, the views from our helicopters are unimaginably exclusive and usually out of reach for even the most experienced travelers.  

Explore by Zodiac

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Adventure by Kayak

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Our Scenic Eclipse Zodiac excursions allow guests to venture deep into potentially uncharted territory. Discover once-in-a-lifetime sights and get up close and personal with wildlife, such as a chance encounter with a pod of whales in the Arctic or visit Antarctica where you can see penguins crossing the beautiful, serene landscape.
If you choose to embark on a Zodiac excursion, you’ll be able to traverse shall waters, reaching places that even Scenic Eclipse cannot access. Beyond this, our Zodiac’s open-air design gives guests an unmatched viewing experience like nothing else in the world. 
Kayak with the Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team, and feel the cool ocean breeze on your face as you paddle out, close to inspiring wildlife, such as the amazing, outstanding blue whale as it glides through the ocean.

Go further with our on board Discovery Team

Our Discovery Team are well-equipped to enhance your excursions through expert knowledge and years of experience. From wildlife watching in the Arctic, to taking a culture-rich trip to the Picasso Museum in Málaga, our team provide everything you need for a first-class adventure.
When travelling on board Scenic Eclipse, our specialist Discovery Team will be at the ready to offer expert knowledge and insights on the world-class destinations you choose to visit. 
We’ve handpicked each member of our Discovery Team, so that each expert leader is a connoisseur of their field. From environment, to history and culture, no mystery will be left unsolved and no question unanswered with them by your side. 
When you combine this knowledge with the collection of local guides, community specialists and regional experts we have access to, there’s simply no better way to experience a destination. 

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