North America Cruises

Scenic Eclipse ultra-luxury North America cruises

Explore North America in ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse

A vibrant mix of cultures, stunning natural beauty, unique wildlife and glittering cities, uncover a side you never knew existed on your voyage along the diverse coastlines of North America on The World’s First Discovery Yachts™.

Alaska and British Columbia

Explore a land unlike any you’ve encountered before. Behold dramatic volcanic formations, spellbinding coastlines, pristine glaciers, centuries old cultures and icy waters teeming with majestic wildlife. Witness breeching humpback whales, fjords formed during the ice age and incredible upside-down forests that will take your breath away.

West Coast USA

Discover fertile, wooden hillsides flanked by towering redwoods, soaring mountain views and pretty wildflower meadows, to sophisticated modern cities and villages built at the beginning of the last century. Highlights of the scenic coastline of North America include whale watching, gourmet food and the fabulous cities of Seattle, San Francisco and San Diego.

 

East Coast USA

The East Coast of Canada and New England is where you’ll experience quintessential North American scenery and small-town culture, where the vibrant colours of autumn are at their most brilliant. Discover the colourful postcard-worthy fishing town of Lunenburg, the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. In Portland, with its historical sea faring traditions, explore the waterfront precinct from the redbrick warehouses on narrow cobblestone streets to the Victorian shipbuilders’ mansions.


Why visit North America...

  • History and Culture
    Discover the history and cultures of North America. At Kake, meet Tlingit people keen to share their culture and traditions, and explain the significance of their unique totem poles. In Wrangell, the heart of the Inside Passage, admire ancient rock carvings at Petroglyph Beach and learn about the native artists during a workshop. From the history of the Maritimes in Astoria to the world’s most notorious prison, Alcatraz in San Francisco, you will be immersed in the many wonders these destinations have to offer, in truly all-inclusive luxury.
  • Unrivalled Exploration
    Whether it be exploring the dramatic volcanic mountains, spellbinding coastlines and pristine glaciers by Zodiac; or hiking for Abercrombie State Park to discovering Glacier Lake in Kachemak Bay State Park or kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding while looking out for wildlife and the natural habitats of the region with your expert Discovery Guide – your journey with Scenic Eclipse will be one of wonder and delight.
  • Immersive Discovery
    Enjoy the stunning wonders of North America, from the high latitudes of Alaska and Canada, to the lively West Coast of USA. Eureka is the hidden gem of California’s northern coast, nestled between mountains and Humboldt Bay, to the Victorian-era towns including Carson Mansion, America’s 'grandest Victorian home' and get a unique perspective of San Francisco. Our expert Discovery Team strive to enhance your understanding of unique destinations with our truly all-inclusive Scenic Enrich excursions or Scenic Freechoice activities.
  • Culinary & Wine
    Scenic Eclipse offers an unrivalled range of up to 10 dining experiences on board, from casual to fine dining, inspired by the destinations you visit. Choose from nine bars and lounges and enjoy a drink from the premium selection, with over 100 whiskeys – it’s all included. Be immersed in experiences from a Victorian brewery, Seattle’s Pike Place Market, a wine tasting in Santa Barbara to Eureka’s 'Oyster capital of California' and San Francisco’s Napa Valley winery on the Scenic Freechoice activities.

Why cruise North America on board Scenic Eclipse?

  • Discovery Yacht Cruising
    Scenic Eclipse caters for up to 228 guests (200 in Polar regions) and features an impressive array of indoor and outdoor spaces for an intimate cruising experience. Enjoy up to 10 dining experiences, nine bars and lounges, the indulgent 550 square-metre Senses Spa and a dedicated Observation Lounge and Terrace. Be inspired by lectures from our expert Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre.
  • Tailored experiences
    Scenic Eclipse offers truly all-inclusive curated Scenic Enrich experiences taking you behind the scenes in the most spectacular surrounds with private access and immersive moments. Scenic Freechoice activities are meticulously curated to cater to all interests and fitness levels, including experienced guided walking and bike tours. From a relaxed to active pace, there’s something for everyone
  • World-Class Design & Technology
    Scenic Eclipse was custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design. Its state-of-the-art technology includes custom-built stabilizers, an Advanced Wastewater Treatment System, and an electronic Azipod propulsion system, enabling safe and comfortable navigation. Its GPS Dynamic Positioning allows the vessel to maintain its location without dropping anchor onto sensitive seabeds.
  • 6-Star Ultra-Luxury
    Watch the world go by from your private verandah suite in 6-star luxury. A dedicated Butler service is available for every guest, along with an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio. The Comfort Class 1 notation, featuring the highest sound insulation and vibration rating as per the marine class society Bureau Vista spans throughout all public spaces and suites.
  • Two Helicopters^ and a Submarine^
    Venture beyond the horizon, with two state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters on board Scenic Eclipse, custom-designed for optimal flightseeing and excursions. Dive below the ocean for the most luxurious experience on board Scenic Neptune, the ship’s submarine, custom-built for optimal sightseeing excursions of crystal-clear waters and all that lies in them.
  • Unrivalled Viewing & Relaxation
    Scenic Eclipse has an abundance of space, spanning across 10 luxurious decks, from outdoor areas, to the Sun Terrace on the top deck offering sweeping views, to the spacious Observation Terrace overlooking the front of the yacht. The Senses Spa and Pool Terrace provides a relaxing vantage point to spot incredible landmarks and wildlife, ensuring you never miss a moment.
  • Specialist Discovery Team
    The Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team are experts in their fields. They will share their insights into the environment, history and culture of each region and their personal highlights, so you are ready to explore the many new horizons that await onshore.
Please note: ^Flights on board our two helicopters, helicopter experiences and submarines 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, Svalbard and Russia. Submarine unable to operate in US waters and Svalbard.

Your peace of mind

Small Ship Experience Ocean
Small Ship Experience
Experience the benefits of small ship ocean discovery voyages.
Flexible Booking
You can defer or cancel your travel plans up to 60 days prior to departure with our Flexible Booking Policy available on ocean cruising.
Cruise with confidence
Travel with Confidence
Our commitment to each guest and crew’s health, safety and well-being remains our key priority.

The World’s First Discovery Yachts

We invite you on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™. Explore the far horizons of the globe led by a team of experts whose passion and enthusiasm will help you unlock all the wonders of the destinations to which you are travelling, and the sheer enjoyment of travelling on this world-class luxury vessel.
Scenic Eclipse is unlike any other cruise ship in the world. She is essentially a mega-yacht, designed and looking far more like a yacht than any traditional cruise ship. Yet she is one of the most technologically advanced commercial vessels to be found anywhere in the world today. 

Scenic Eclipse is perfectly designed for safe navigation through all waters and sensitive marine environments. An advanced Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system operates throughout the ship and in guests’ suites, providing 100 percent fresh air through both UVC and HEPA filter treatments and meaning that there is no recirculated air passing between suites and public spaces. This advanced feature is also coupled with state-of-the-art technology and ship design, a GPS dynamic positioning system, forward bow thrusters and an electronic Azipod propulsion system.

The on board technology enables Scenic Eclipse to operate efficiently in compliance with, and in excess of, all of the current environmental regulations in each and every port we visit around the world, where we leave a very small footprint. The GPS Dynamic Positioning system allows Scenic Eclipse to maintain its location without dropping anchor, and with oversized Zero Speed stabilizers which are custom-built and 50 percent larger than those of other ships – providing greater stability as it navigates the waters as well as accessing shore excursions.

The Discovery Voyage Experience

Enjoy unrivalled exploration and immersive experiences in Central America on a Scenic Discovery Voyage. The perfect blend of expedition and cruise voyages with:
  • Up to 228 guests on board for a truly exclusive Discovery Voyage
  • Up to 15-member specialist Discovery Team
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions and shore side expedition program
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddleboarding
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Personalised Scenic Freechoice experiences
  1. The Cruise Voyage Experience (Click to expand)

    Capturing the beauty of the European Riviera and the Mediterranean on a Scenic Eclipse Cruise Voyage is an immersive and luxurious experience for up to 228 guests. Designed to reach places larger ships can’t, Scenic Eclipse has unrivalled access to dock in the heart of the historic cities and uncrowded islands of this region. The Discovery Team is made of up to four specialists who share their expert knowledge on the history and culture of destinations visited. The onshore program includes a wide range of truly all-inclusive personalised Scenic Freechoice activities led by local guides and unique Scenic Enrich experiences.

  1. The Benchmark in Ultra-Luxury Cruising (Click to expand)

    Scenic Eclipse size, world-class design and guest numbers limited to 228, allows access to the heart of the most unique ports and quaint seaside villages, that larger ships can’t access. With GPS Dynamic Positioning maintaining the ships location without dropping anchor onto sensitive sea beds, ultra-luxury meets discovery as Scenic Eclipse offers immersive experiences that promises to make you feel like a local. Scenic Eclipse offers an abundance of space on board from the spacious Senses Spa for pure indulgence and tranquillity to a sensory culinary experience through the various dining venues.

  1. The Discovery Team (Click to expand)

    The Discovery Team on board Scenic Eclipse enhances your Cruise Voyage in the warm waters of the Mediterranean, with up to four expert members who will guide you and enrich your understanding of each destination. Experience the hidden gems of Europe as the Discovery Team take you to remote islands to enjoy a day of leisure and unrivalled water sport activities.

Scenic Eclipse in video

Discover the extraordinary wonders of the world in truly all-inclusive ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™.          
Inspired by the sleek contours of a sailing yacht and custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design, Scenic Eclipse combines a wealth of world-class facilities with the opportunity for unrivalled exploration. Our handcrafted itineraries are full of rare moments and extraordinary experiences, from the sublime beauty of the polar regions and the magnificent Norwegian Fjords, to the sun-drenched Caribbean and the history and cultures of the America, and the Mediterranean. From exploring remote destinations such as Australia’s Kimberley coastline and Raja Ampat and the Spice Islands of Indonesia to the spectacular regions Polynesia and the Pacific Islands. Watch our Scenic Eclipse video collection and get ready to discover the next generation of ocean cruising.

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Combine Cruise & Land Journeys with Scenic Eclipse

Discover North, Central & South America on one our Escorted Land Journeys.

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