Journey into the depths of Antarctica with this once-in-a-lifetime, 16 day ocean cruise, travelling from Buenos Aires to the untouched wilderness of the Antarctic Peninsula.
An area that has long been shrouded in legend and myth is now yours to explore and discover on board Scenic Eclipse – Scenic’s newest ship designed to enable you go beyond the horizon to where few have travelled before. Travelling south from Ushuaia, guests will cross Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands, meeting local wildlife both on and off the ship during the venture inland via zodiac. From there, the cruise journeys to the Antarctic Peninsula, where the Scenic Discovery Team will introduce this spectacular continent and all its natural wonders — from the splendour of Neko Harbour to the native colony of friendly and curious Gentoo penguins.
Prices are per person, based on two sharing and includes a 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in Buenos Aires on a room only basis, 16 nights in a D Veranda Suite aboard Scenic Eclipse on an all-inclusive basis, return economy flights from your local regional airport and private transfers.
Price based on departures 16 February 2019. Price correct at time of publishing on 07 October 2017.
Itineraries are subject to change. Single supplements available on request.
|17 Feb 19||Fly from the UK overnight to Buenos Aires|
|18 Feb 19||Transfer to your hotel for a one-night luxury stay|
|19 Feb 19||Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia; board the Scenic Eclipse|
|20 Feb 19||At sea; cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula|
|21 Feb 19||Cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula|
|22 Feb 19||Explore the Antarctic Peninsula|
|23 Feb 19||Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula|
|24 Feb 19||Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula|
|25 Feb 19||Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula|
|26 Feb 19||Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula|
|27 Feb 19||Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula|
|28 Feb 19||Set sail north to the continent of South America|
|01 Mar 19||A day at sea|
|02 Mar 19||Disembark and fly back to Buenos Aires|
|03 Mar 19||Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK|
|04 Mar 19||Arrive home|
The world’s first discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse combines a wealth of world-class facilities including two on board helicopters and seven-seat submarine, with the opportunity for unrivalled exploration. A dedicated Discovery Team is on hand to help guests experience the very best of remote regions, whilst on board the opulent Spa Sanctuary, the expansive array of dining experiences, spacious lounges and bars, outdoor terraces, and multiple pool areas ensure adventurers travel in style and the utmost luxury.
Scenic’s discovery yacht caters personally to just 228 guests. With a staff to guest ratio of nearly 1:1, every detail will be taken care of from the moment you step on board. Relax in your ocean view suite, complete with private veranda, and enjoy the benefit of exclusive access to some of the world’s most unique destinations.
Scenic Eclipse offers spacious suites, highly personalised service and the ability to slip into unique ports off the beaten path. All suites enjoy a secluded private veranda and separate lounge area, as well as butler service, stocked refrigerators, and flat screen TVs with movies and music. Relax on the pool deck or rejuvenate in the spa with its Jacuzzis and wellness areas. Eclipse offers ten dining venues ranging from casual to fine dining, each meal accompanied by a selection of wines. After dinner, enjoy complimentary beverages – a specialty tea in the Observatory, a single malt or fine wine in the lounge or the privacy of your suite.
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