Unlock the Secrets of North America on a Scenic Eclipse Expedition Voyage

Hidden in the furthest reaches of North America is a place of epic landscapes, vast glacial valleys, snow-capped mountains and cedar-filled forests. Through sublime Alaska to vibrant Vancouver, Scenic Eclipse will take you on North America’s boldest discovery route.  
Majestic and wildly beautiful, Alaska is the picture-perfect edge of the Arctic Circle. A breathtaking region where black bears pluck salmon straight from idyllic waterways and orcas glide majestically through glassy seas.   

From the charming coastal town of Nome through the calm waterways of the Inside Passage and onto Vancouver, pristine artic waters framed by rugged mountain-scapes are spectacularly untouched and utterly breathtaking. 

There is a magic to Alaska. A place of wonder and wildness. A world where secret discoveries await, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences are made and on board Scenic Eclipse, you won’t just see it, you’ll be immersed in it.   
Combining world-class facilities with state-of-the-art technology and 6-star ultra-luxury, Scenic Eclipse offers unrivalled exploration through the sublime beauty of this region. Renowned as The World’s First Discovery Yachts, the ship can reach places in Alaska that few other can, giving guests unrivalled access to remote wilderness and exceptional sightseeing opportunities on both sea and onshore. 

Unlocking Alaska’s Secrets  

You will be amazed by the untouched vastness as you journey through the heart of Aleutian Islands and the Inside Passage. Explore this captivating region soaring above and below the horizon during a flightseeing tour on board one of two helicopters^.  

And to truly highlight the unique beauty of the Gulf of Alaska, our Scenic Journey Designers have handpicked a collection of Scenic Freechoice activities for you to personalise to suit your interests at your preferred pace.  
Kayak through the pristine waters of Sitka Sounds, watching as tall-finned orcas, bowhead whales and ghostly white belugas breach and play nearby. Immerse in the sounds of the forest as your naturalist Discovery Guide leads you on a walking tour through the breathtaking Tongass National Park in Wrangell, or venture down the Stikline River on a jet boat  

Take in the vibrant green vista as you cruise into the remote Kodiak Island, or explore the craggy mountains of Dutch Harbour the world’s most famous fishing port and fascinating history before meeting the Iditarod Sled Dogs to experience summer-style dogsledding of Seward.  

Unsurpassed Wildlife Experiences   

At the heart of discovery and expedition voyages are the Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team. From wildlife experts to conservation leaders, each offer unrivalled knowledge to ensure our guests get the most from the places they visit.    

The Discovery team are on hand to share to their passion and knowledge of the veritable parade of wildlife that call these brilliant seas and glacial valleys home.  
Hike to Fort Abercrombie State Park in Kodiak and watch as a bald eagles circle above. In Seward, you can witness Humpback Whales breach and spectacularly leap into the air. Also, watch as great black bears laze next to the waterways of Sitka National Park.   

From both on board Scenic Eclipse and onshore, there’s unparalleled opportunity for unscripted encounters with unique wildlife that create enriching memories that will truly last a lifetime.   

Experience Rich Moments of Culture and History  

As you glide into remote Alaskan coastal towns, the rich history of this remarkable region is waiting to be discovered. Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team will share their insights, so you are ready to explore the many new horizons that await onshore.  

You can visit the secluded village of Kake and discover the deep traditions of the Indigenous people of Alaska, the Tlingit tribe. In Wrangell, you can walk through one of the oldest towns in Alaska and gaze up at seven towering hand-carved totem poles that reach into the skies at the Clan House at the Chief Shakes Historic Site. And take in the unparalleled beauty and deep history of Kodiak Harbour on a guided walking tour.  
Back on board Scenic Eclipse, finish the day by sipping a glass of France’s finest at the Panorama Bar, watching as the sky erupts in swirls of pinks and purples as the sun sets on another sensational day in an extraordinary corner of the world.   

Unrivalled 6-Star Ultra-Luxury Experience  

Scenic Eclipse is designed for high latitudes with a Polar Class 6 rating. The Discovery Yacht features 114 spacious and flawlessly designed suites, each with a private verandah, separate lounge area and dedicated butler service.  
It’s your 6-star luxury hotel sailing effortlessly through the icy waters of this remote world.  

When you travel on board Scenic Eclipse, everything is taken care of thanks to our truly all-inclusive philosophy. This includes exquisite dining and premium beverages at up to 10 dining experiences. From elegant French fine dining at Lumière, to your favourite fillet of steak cooked to perfection in the elegant Elements main restaurant, there is something to cater to every taste, mood, and preference.  

We will look after the finer details of your 6-star ultra-luxury cruise so you can focus on what truly matters – discovering the feeling of ultra-luxury travel.  
 ^Helicopter and submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Helicopters are unable to operate in South Georgia, Russia, and Svalbard. Submarine is unable to operate in US waters or Svalbard. 

Discover North America's stunning landscapes on board Scenic Eclipse

Unlock the Secrets of North America on our Adventures through the Inside Passage cruise. Be amazed by the majestic wilderness and wildlife such as elk, caribou, Sea otters, orcas and humpback whales – just some of many sightseeing opportunities both at sea and on shore.
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