Here is the world’s first discovery yacht. We’re talking about Scenic Eclipse – a six-star, ultra-luxury mega yacht that is being developed by Australian river cruise operator Scenic. It is the first ocean cruise ship for the company, which specialises in luxury river cruises.
Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime for only 228 guests, only 200 in the Arctic and Antarctica, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously imaginable.
Accommodation for guests mean 114 all-veranda suite, while there’s also enough space for a crew of 176.
With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, your time on board will be one of unparalleled indulgence.
From the ultimate Spa Sanctuary to the expansive array of dining experiences, spacious lounges and bars, outdoor terraces, and multiple pool areas, the luxurious wonders on board never cease.
The luxury yacht will feature eight decks, deck three to deck ten. On the decks are arranged all necessary and additional ones amenities such as indoor / outdoor pool, a beauty salon, gym, yoga and pilates studio, a helipad and hangars, a helicopter hangar and spa..
Scenic Eclipse is claimed to be the world’s safest and most technologically advanced discovery yacht. Its design incorporates state-of-the-art engineering and external design inspired by the sleek contours of a mega yacht.
It will have a total length of 165.7m, moulded breadth of 21.5m and draught of 5.3m. Its gross tonnage will be 16,500t and cruising speed will be 17kts.
Scenic Eclipse will sail on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice in August 2018, followed by discovery voyages to the Americas, Antarctica, Europe and the Mediterranean, as well as the Arctic and Norwegian Fjords.