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Unrivalled exploration of the Arctic, Fjords, Japan & Russian Far East in 2022/23

New voyages, destinations and discovery experiences on Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™ continues to set the benchmark in ultra-luxury expedition cruising, with the release of the new 2022/23 Arctic, Fjords, Japan & Russian Far East brochure. 

Core highlights of the 2022/2023 Scenic Eclipse program include new discovery experiences and the introduction of the Northeast Passage, Japan and the Russian Far East voyages in 2023. The Scenic Freechoice options have been expanded, including an in-depth itinerary exploring the Arctic and Norwegian Fjords regions and luxurious 5-star escorted Land Journeys, discovering Scandinavia, Iceland, Japan and Alaska. 

Discover stunning wonders of the Arctic, as you soar above the horizon by helicopter^ over pristine landscapes – a perspective few have experienced. Scenic Neptune ^ - the custom-designed submarine on board Scenic Eclipse - allows the expert Discovery Team to introduce guests to many unique and diverse marine environments. Explore the spectacular Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes and wildlife on board a Zodiac cruise, kayak or stand-up paddleboard past majestic glaciers, as you feel the clean cool ocean breeze.

With a focus on enriching discovery experiences, every Arctic voyage has been designed to provide guests with unrivalled immersion to experience the diverse wildlife and the rich culture of these exceptionally beautiful regions.

Voyages for 2022/2023 

It’s the perfect time to start planning your next adventure and dream about where Scenic will take you next.

The Arctic and Norwegian Fjords

12 day Majestic Norwegian Fjords

15 day Arctic Islands: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

12 day Exploring the High Arctic

22 day Unlocking the Northwest Passage

15 day Adventures through the Inside Passage

The Arctic presents a rare opportunity to escape into the immensity of the vast wilderness. Discover the awe-inspiring Fjords of Norway and the Svalbard Archipelago; explore Greenland’s Glacier and the epic geology of Iceland – all guided by the 20-strong expert Discovery Team of Scenic Eclipse. Polar bear sightings, towering glaciers, dramatic fjords and the midnight sun, are just some of the Artic natural wonders you will experience on an ultra-luxury cruise on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™.

Polar bear Svalbard
Greenland Zodiac

Northeast Passage 

26 Day Crossing the Legendary Northeast Passage

Embark on a truly unique voyage through sea ice, amidst glaciers and icebergs, over tundra plains and ancient ceremonial sites, along mountain-lined landscapes and volcano spires. Spot wildlife such as polar bears, whales, arctic seabird colonies and great numbers of walrus. Walk where mammoths once roamed and feel the greatness of this untouched corner of the world.
Helicopter inside passage
Walrus Svalbard

The Russian Far East

14 Day Jewels of the Russian Far East and 13 Day Fire & Ocean: Russia’s Kamchatka & The Kurils

Russia is home to abundant land and marine wildlife, a unique region that will certainly captivate every guest. Venture along one of the world’s most active plate boundaries of the Kuril Islands and witness dramatic landscapes.
The Russian Far East is a region with a vast array of geological wonders – from icebergs, to volcanoes and unique wildlife. The Northeast Passage, new for 2023, is one of the most remote regions on the planet, offering countless wonders in one of the greatest seaways in the world. A true pinnacle of polar exploration, experience these unrivalled destinations from the truly all-inclusive surrounds of your ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse for memories that will last a lifetime.
Onekotan Island Russia
Kamchatka brown bear, Kuril Lake Russia


12 Day Japan: A Journey Through Time and the 12 Day Natural Wonders of Japan

Japan’s ancient cultures, prehistoric archaeological sites and cutting-edge metropolises provide an abundance of riches to explore.
These two new itineraries cover voyages down the east and west coasts of Japan. Discover regions only recently opened up to carefully managed tourism and witness the contrasts with futuristic Tokyo, a captivating city of neon lights.
Himeji Castle Japan
Osaka Japan night

Our Commitment to You

We understand the importance of maintaining your health and wellness whilst travelling. Our dedicated team is working closely with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and government agencies, to implement a full range of health and wellness measures for our ocean cruise operations. 

Cruise with confidence

^Helicopter and Submarine experiences at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions. Helicopters are unable to operate in Svalbard, Russian Arctic and Russian Far East.