Scenic has opened bookings for select sailings on its next ‘Discovery Yacht’, Scenic Eclipse II.
With Scenic Eclipse currently on route to make its highly anticipated return to the Antarctic Peninsula in early January, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has now announced the early release of its 2023/24 Expedition Voyages.
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After an almost two-year hiatus, Scenic Eclipse, will operate six scheduled sailings in the region, commencing on 8 January 2022.
Scenic Eclipse continues to set the benchmark in all-inclusive ultra-luxury yacht cruising, being the first to offer guests a new underwater experience – to explore the waters of South Georgia by submarine.
Jason Flesher, Scenic’s Expedition Operations Manager comments: “We’ve been planning this 2022 season for months and the crew are excited to be sailing back to the pristine White Continent, for a season of ultra-luxury meets discovery. Thanks to the size and capabilities of Scenic Eclipse, we’ve been able to secure exclusive landings in Margarite Bay, a southern destination that very few other ships visit.”
For those planning ahead, Scenic has launched its 2023/24 Antarctica voyages prior to its full worldwide program which will follow in January – featuring three new itineraries in the region. These voyages will be operated by the original Scenic Eclipse and her enhanced sister-ship, Scenic Eclipse II, LATTE can reveal.
The new voyages include:
- 9 day Antarctica Insights: Fly & Cruise enables guests to fly over the Drake Passage – arriving at King George Island to embark the Discovery Yacht. The flight option provides a shorter overall voyage and ensures guests will land in Antarctica fresh and ready to explore or there is the 9 day fly-fly itinerary, Wild Antarctica, Fly the Drake which includes return flights both ways.
- 16-day Beyond the Antarctic Circle includes an additional night to cross and explore the Antarctic Circle in greater depth. Discovering 66° 33’ south brings with it a change in scenery, more sea ice and wildlife living off the krill-rich waters. The once-in-a-lifetime voyage offers a chance to explore more places, landings and to spend more time in Antarctica’s incredible wildlife-filled landscapes.
Guests booking these newly launched 2023/24 Antarctica voyages can save up to 20% with Super Earlybird offers. Selected departures also include return Economy flights.
Scenic Eclipse voyages are truly all-inclusive, including return flights from and to Buenos Aires or Punta Arenas, transfers, up to 10 dining experiences, premium branded beverages and once-in-a-lifetime immersive discovery excursions. All new bookings include Scenic’s Flexible Booking Policy, enabling guests to defer or cancel their cruise up to 60 days prior to departure^ as well as a complimentary Deposit Protection Plan.
Travel partners can access additional information on the sailings via Expressbook, which provides 24/7 availability on these and many more voyages and offers.