Experience the voyage of a lifetime, exploring the spectacular icescapes and wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula on board luxury discovery yacht, Scenic Eclipse

Walk into Luxury exclusive
Bonus VIP inclusions on Scenic Eclipse cruises (enquire for details)
Antarctic Peninsula
From A$21,021 pp
11 Night Expedition Cruise

Cruise Antarctica's pristine, icy waters in luxury on board Scenic Eclipse, and discover unique marine and bird life via offshore excursions and landings by ZodiacĀ®, kayak, helicopter or on foot with expert guides. Embarking from Ushuaia at the southernmost point of Argentina, this incredible 12 day/11 night cruise follows the route of Antarctica's early explorers via the Drake Passage. Before reaching the Peninsula, learn about Antarctica's history, awe-inspiring landscapes and remarkable wildlife from the Scenic Eclipse Discovery Team. Between excursions, make the most of the all-inclusive food and drinks and luxurious guest facilities on board, or simply watch the glaciers, icebergs and ice floes gently drift past from your stateroom's private terrace.

Scenic Eclipse Antarctica Kayak
Scenic Eclipse Antarctica Gold Harbour
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2Trip Highlights

Luxury Antarctica small-ship cruising

Unique marine and bird life

Impressive glaciers and icebergs

Discovery Excursions via ZodiacĀ®, kayak and stand-up paddleboard

Gourmet dining, open bar and in-suite mini-bar replenished daily

Scenic helicopter flight options

3Rates & Inclusions
What's Included
  • Food and beverages throughout your cruise, including in-suite beverage and dining service
  • A full mini-bar stocked with wines, Champagne and spirits personalised to your preference
  • Butler service in every suite
  • Engaging lectures and education programs with onboard experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Complimentary expedition parka and water bottle, plus use of special polar boots

Buenos Aires inclusions:

  • One night's accommodation in Buenos Aires pre-cruise (total journey duration 12 nights/13 days)
  • Return economy flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia pre and post-cruise
  • Transfers to and from your accommodation in Buenos Aires and the port in Ushuaia
            4Location & Access
            Location & Access

            This journey begins with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and includes return flights to Ushuaia where the cruise embarks on an 11-night return journey to the Antarctic Peninsula via the Drake Passage. Walk into Luxury will be happy to arrange pre and post-cruise transfers and extensions in Chile and Argentina, including Patagonia.

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            6Season & Departure Dates
            Season & Departure Dates

            Select departure dates between November and February

            Day-by-Day Itinerary

            Day 1

            Welcome aboard Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your luxurious suite and acquaint yourself with the world-class facilities of your Discovery Yacht. Toast the start of your voyage with new friends as you sail away from South America and cruise through the Beagle Channel. Sit back, relax and watch the Andean mountains of Tierra del Fuego pass by from the comfort of your private verandah.

            Included: Dinner

            Scenic Eclipse Deluxe Verandah Suite 001

            Days 2 to 3

            Enjoy a leisurely sleep-in as you get comfortable with the rhythm of the ocean as the ship sails the Drake Passage. The experienced crew are available to assist you with whatever you need. To prepare for your first Antarctic landing, join an introductory presentation by the Discovery Team in the ship's state-of-the-art theatre. Relax and enjoy the bars, lounges, dining, and wellness facilities as you cruise towards Antarctica.

            Included: All meals and beverages

            Scenic Eclipse Yacht Club Lounge

            Days 4 to 9

            At once tranquil and overwhelming, arriving in Antarctica for the first time is unlike anything you have experienced. Open your floor-to-ceiling sliding doors and step out onto the private verandah of your suite as you gently drift past icebergs, striking glaciers and mountain peaks towering out of the ocean, looking out for local wildlife such as penguins, seals, and whales.

            Scenic Eclipse's Discovery Team is on hand to share their expertise, answer all your questions and lead incredible activities, such as Zodiac excursions, landings, and hikes. If you're feeling adventurous, you can go kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding, peacefully gliding along the water past towering icebergs.

            For an extra special experience, capture the majesty of Antarctica from the air with a scenic flight on Scenic Eclipse's onboard helicopter (additional costs apply).

            Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, your daily adventures depend on the ice, sea and weather conditions. The experienced Captain and Discovery Team will adjust the route and itinerary to ensure an unforgettable experience in this special place with the safety of passengers, crew and Antarctica's fragile environment in mind.

            Included: All meals and beverages

            Scenic Eclipse Antarctica Guests paddleboarding at Fish Islands

            Days 10-11

            Farewell your adventure in the icy lands of the White Continent and set sail heading north to South America, sharing memories of your experiences with your new friends. Cruising the Drake Passage back to the so-called "End of the World", there is plenty of time to indulge in the ultra-luxury of Scenic Eclipse and reflect on the magic of the Southern Ocean and the life that calls it home.

            Included: All meals and beverages

            Scenic Eclipse Antarctica Adelie Penguin on Ice Fish Islands Pablo Bianco

            Day 12

            After an exceptional journey, your voyage ends this morning as you farewell the crew in Ushuaia. Disembark after breakfast and board your flight to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

            Included: Breakfast