Uncover the Kimberley Coast on Scenic Eclipse II – Save up to $10,000 per couple

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$18,095

Duration

11 days

Deal Type

Ocean Cruise, Ultra Luxury Cruise

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Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Kimberley Coast on Scenic Eclipse II + SAVE $10,000 per couple in a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite.
Embark on your Discovery Voyage to uncover the Kimberley coastline aboard the 6-star ultra-luxury Scenic Eclipse to delve deeper into this wondrous land, uncovering its many unseen remote gems. Pristine islands, spectacular native birdlife, concealed reefs bursting with vibrant marine life, and the ancient spiritual heritage of the traditional landowners await. The Scenic Discovery Team will unveil the Kimberley’s unseen richness, while our indigenous experts guide you to a deeper appreciation of this vast land. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is the ultimate blend of ultra-luxury and captivating exploration.
Cruise the Kimberley Coast on Scenic Eclipse II

Cruise the Kimberley Coast on Scenic Eclipse II

Included Items

  • Spacious all-verandah suite accommodation
  • Personal service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio
  • Butler service for every guest
  • All-inclusive dining and beverages
  • Spa Sanctuary, gym, yoga and pilates studio*
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming and plunge pools
  • Expert Discovery Leaders & education program on selected cruises
  • Daily entertainment
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi^
  • Return airport transfers

+ Onshore Inclusions

  • Comprehensive choice of all-inclusive shore excursions
  • Active discovery excursions
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Kayaks, zodiacs, snorkelling equipment
  • Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Expert Discovery Team and local guides
  *Spa treatments and Salon appointments incur an additional cost   

Tour Company

Scenic

Tour Location

Australasia / Pacific

Deal Type

Ocean Cruise, Ultra Luxury Cruise

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Kimberley Coast on Scenic Eclipse II

Kimberley Coast on Scenic Eclipse II

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Itinerary - Days 1-5 +
Broome

Broome

Day 1 – Broome, Australia

Your journey of discovery begins in Broome, a charming outback town where red desert – Pindan collides with the turquoise Indian Ocean lapping onto pristine white sands.

Welcome aboard. Settle into your spacious ultra-luxury verandah suite on board Scenic Eclipse II. Butler service will assist with unpacking and guide you through the pillow menu. Take some time to familiarise yourself with the unsurpassed amenities that include eight bars and lounges, up to 10 dining experiences from casual to fine dining, the expansive Senses Spa~ and the state-of-the-art theatre, just to name a few. Explore the length of Scenic Eclipse II. The open-bridge policy means your Captain will welcome you in the operational centre anytime during your voyage. Toast the beginning of your journey with a glass of champagne in the Scenic Lounge Bar or with a cocktail at the open-air Sky Bar on Deck 10.

Please book your flight to arrive into Broome prior to 02:00 PM.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 – Lacepede Islands Nature Reserve

Today, we’ll visit a chain of four flat coral islands where tens of thousands of seabirds thrive, including over 50 bird species like frigate birds, crested terns, pelicans, and speckled ruddy turnstones.

Discovery: Join the Discovery Team on a Zodiac cruise and learn about the amazing flora and fauna, such as the successful eradication of rats in 1986 to rejuvenate these treeless islands into a wildlife haven. Notably, it’s home to around 18,000 pairs of brown boobies, possibly the world’s largest colony, and 20,000 roseate terns in the A-class Nature Reserve. Now, it’s Western Australia’s most important breeding habitat for green turtles and where thousands of humpback whales come to calve.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – Buccaneer Archipelago

This morning we sail to remote and beautiful Oolin / Sunday Island, once home to the Jawi tribe that lived on the mission that was established in 1899. We meet local Jawi woman, Rosanna Angus, whose family lived on Sunday Island in the early days of the mission.

Koolan Island and Cockatoo Islands are known as the Iron Islands; for enthusiasts of geology and geography they are of significant interest. Over thousands of years, powerful tides have forged rugged cliffs of deep orange ochre.

Discovery: Our exploration by zodiacs and ashore will take in unique native flora and fauna, including sea turtles and nesting birds, that flourish in the wilds of this remote location.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 – Talbot Bay to Horizontal Falls

Sir David Attenborough named the Horizontal Falls at Talbot Bay “one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.” Created by a unique combination of geology and massive tidal surges squeezed through two narrow cliff passages, this is the only place in the world where horizontal falls exist.

After a full day exploring this fascinating region, relax in the Vitality Pool located on the Sky Deck, and gaze out across the breathtaking panoramic views.

Discovery: Explore by Zodiac some of the planet’s most unique waterways. Conditions permitting, journey through the narrow Talbot Creek, locally known as Cyclone Creek, to reveal gorgeous sandstone folding where you may spot rock wallabies on outcrops and 18 different species of birdlife including Australian ibis, Brahminy kite and brown honeyeater.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 – Montgomery Reef to Freshwater Cove

Wake to a completely new vista at Montgomery Reef, the world’s largest inshore reef that boasts some of the Earth’s biggest tidal changes reaching up to 10 metres (33 feet). As the tides rise or fall, both soft and hard coral are exposed, falling below sea level to create a remarkable spectacle.

Discovery: Join the Discovery Team to explore Freshwater Cove. Go ashore at Freshwater Cove located on Worrora country and meet with traditional Dambimangari guides of the Arraluli clan and be immersed into the importance of their culture. Hear about the Traditional Owners and the story of how the Wijingarra, or native spotted quoll, came into being and how the area’s freshwater was created.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Scenic Eclipse Saudi Zodiac

Scenic Eclipse Saudi Zodiac

Itinerary - Days 6-11 +
Scenic Eclipse II Sky Deck

Scenic Eclipse II Sky Deck

Day 6 – Prince Frederick Harbour & Hunter River

Today, Scenic Eclipse II glides through York Sound to the mouth of the Hunter River. A true wilderness with jaw-dropping panoramas of wild escarpments and monsoon rainforests. and the four-tiered Mitchell Falls, carved out over millennia.

Discovery: Tides permitting, the Zodiacs can take you past towering sandstone cliffs, pristine mangrove forests and iconic landscapes such as Prince Frederick Harbour, Porosus Creek and Hunter and Roe Rivers. Look out for ospreys and saltwater crocodiles within this prehistoric landscape.

Tides and timings permitting, a stop at Careening Bay in the Prince Regent National Park is where you may view the famous Mermaid Tree, an enormous bifurcated boab on which the ship’s crew of the HMC Mermaid carved the name of the ship and year, 1820.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Swift Bay & Mitchell Falls

Today Swift Bay offers the opportunity to see both styles of Kimberley rock painting in close proximity to each other. Gwion-gwion and Wandjina paintings are within a short Zodiac ride of our Discovery Yacht.

Discovery: Join the Discovery Team in viewing the ancient rock art galleries Gwion-gwion (formerly known as ‘Bradshaw’ paintings) that depict enigmatic human figures in dynamic stances. Wandjina are spiritual creators and rain-providers which continue to feature strongly in the Kimberley’s Indigenous culture.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Ashmore Reef

The morning is yours to enjoy as you wish. Book a Senses Spa treatment~, a Yoga or Pilates session, plunge into the Vitality Pool, or simply relax and indulge in 6-star ultra-luxury on board Scenic Eclipse II.

Discovery: Take a zodiac cruise with the Discovery Team around the reef where the afternoon is for exploring one of Australia’s most remote marine parks, Ashmore Reef. The three islands of the reef are uninhabited yet home to an abundance of bird and sea life. Internationally recognised, each year around 100,000 seabirds from 40 different species flock to the reef to breed.

After the day’s exploration, settle in at one of the eight bars and lounges to enjoy a beverage of choice. Indulge in over 100 varieties of aged whiskey at the Scenic Lounge Bar.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 – Vansittart Bay & Jar Island

After enjoying the morning on board your luxurious Discovery Yacht, you’ll stop at the sheltered and secluded Vansittart Bay, a place of significant indigenous cultural history. Fitted with state-of-the-art GPS Dynamic Positioning system, Scenic Eclipse II will be held in position close to Jar Island in the bay’s southwest pocket, negating the need to drop anchor on ecologically sensitive seabeds.

Discovery: Board a Zodiac for a transfer to a small sandy beach to explore the area with the expert Discovery Team. Join a hike to see what’s regarded as some of the oldest rock paintings in Australia, dating back approx. 17,300 years. The ancient and mysterious Gwion-gwion is one of two primary art forms found in the Kimberley.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 – King George River

At 112 kilometres long and 100-metre wide, the thundering King George River Falls is an unforgettable experience. The highest twin waterfalls in Western Australia, it is accessible only by water or air. With her sleek, yacht-shaped design, Scenic Eclipse II was custom-built to access such remote locations. Make your way along the river’s tranquil waters, through towering gorges – home to Brahminy kites, egrets and kingfishers.

Discovery: Take a roundtrip on a Zodiac for a breathtaking close-up of the falls, weaving past spectacular 80-metre-high sandstone cliffs and mangroves where you might spot a sunning crocodile or birdlife such as ospreys, falcons, egrets and kingfishers. April and May are when the falls are at their most thunderous. Weather and tides permitting, our Discovery Team may take you close enough for a natural shower.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 – Darwin

Your unforgettable voyage concludes today. Enjoy your final morning in the ultra-luxury of Scenic Eclipse II and take the chance to reflect on the rare and incredible experiences and the remarkable places you’ve visited, some of which very few have been before. Take comfort knowing you’ve created a bank of memories which will last a lifetime. Bid farewell to your friendly crew and new friends as you disembark in Darwin.

Please book your flight to depart out of Darwin after 12:00 PM.

The waterways of the Kimberly region are part of a tidal river system which results in changing water levels in the region. Every effort is made to keep to the itinerary stated above however based on tides and operational requirements the itinerary is a guide only and may be amended. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information. ~Spa treatments at additional cost.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Scenic Eclipse Broome to Kimberley

Scenic Eclipse Broome to Kimberley

Discover Scenic Eclipse II +

Experience the extraordinary in every way on board Scenic Eclipse II, The World’s First Discovery Yachts™. Inspired by the sleek contours of a sailing yacht, Scenic Eclipse Discovery Yachts have set the benchmark in ultra-luxury ocean cruising.

Designed to deliver the ultimate 6-star ultra-luxury cruise experience of a lifetime for up to 228 guests, with only 200 guests in the Polar regions. Scenic Eclipse’s state-of-the-art technology allows for smooth navigation through all waters due to its Polar Class 6 rating, electronic Azipod propulsion system and oversized stabilisers. Its GPS Dynamic Positioning also allows the Discovery Yacht to maintain location without dropping anchors onto sensitive sea beds. This dedication to your safety, environmental protection and world-class innovation has allowed us to design the most inspiring and exciting itineraries possible. Explore above and beyond the horizon by helicopter^,  Zodiac or kayak. From nature to cultural encounters, and historic cities to ancient monuments, a Scenic Eclipse voyage is sure to leave with you with memories that will last a lifetime.

The World’s First Discovery Yachts:

  • Gross Tonnage: 17,085
  • Polar Class 6: Built to the latest uncompromising standards
  • Comfort Class 1 notation: The lowest noise and vibration
  • Advanced Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning (HVAC) System: Providing 100% fresh air in suites and public spaces
  • Almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio
  • Strengthened Hull, forward bow thrusters and an electronic Azipod propulsion system: Enables safe navigation
  • Advanced Kongsberg automated safety systems
  • Safe Return to Port: Compliant with multiple redundant main operating systems
  • Oversized Zero Speed Stabilisers: 50% larger than those of other ships for greater stability
  • GPS Dynamic Positioning system: Maintains location without dropping anchor
  • The Latest Emission Technology and IMO low Sulphur fuel
  • Advanced Wastewater Treatment System
  • Highly Effective Engines: Reduce emissions, noise, and vibration
  • IAATO and AECO official members

Unrivalled water views

All passengers will share the same astounding uninterrupted views, with seats mounted on revolving platforms to swivel 280 degrees to view in all directions. The two large ultra-clear acrylic spheres of the submarine provides optimal viewing, never missing a moment of the underwater marine experience.

Soar beyond the horizon in Scenic Eclipse’s fleet of helicopters

Scenic has always sought to venture beyond the horizon and with our helicopters, there is no limit to where you can explore. Imagine flying over remote fjords, icebergs and glaciers or  high over the volcanic wonders of Italy, the sparkling coral cays of the Caribbean, or along the jungle coastline of Panama and Colombia^.

Cutting-edge comfort and design

Scenic Eclipse is equipped with two state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters which seat up to six guests, plus the pilot.

The quietest helicopters in the skies, the H130 sets the standards for tourism operations worldwide. Each helicopter features Bose® noise cancelling headsets and air conditioned interior. You will feel like a pioneer explorer as you soar above places previously thought inaccessible for a unique bird’s eye view from a completely different perspective.

Helicopter discovery excursions

Enjoy unparalleled access to some of nature’s most beautiful sites. Explore icy wonderlands, fly out across the pristine Antarctica , Lofoten Islands and Norwegian fjords, venture further than most on the Antarctic continent and experience the thrill of soaring above the volcanic peaks of Iceland^.

Enhance your Scenic Eclipse experience, with our range of immersive excursions:

  • Helicopter Skiing
  • Helicopter Hiking
  • Helicopter Landings
  • Helicopter Golf
  • Please note: ^Helicopter, helicopter experiences are at an additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions.

Indulgent & Spacious Suites – A Place to Watch the World Float By

Scenic Eclipse sets the standard in ultra-luxury ocean cruising with 114 suites across five decks. Designed as your own indulgent haven, each suite is incredibly spacious with stylish amenities, and filled with natural light, thanks to floor-to-ceiling sliding doors opening onto a private verandah or terrace.

From the generous 32m2 Verandah Suites, to the 245m2 Two-bedroom Penthouse Suite, the beautiful accommodation features elegant furnishings, state-of-the-art amenities, a separate sleep zone and lounge area, butler service and more to enhance your experience, it’s your ultimate retreat after a day of discovery.

Your spacious suite includes the finest toiletries, Egyptian cotton linen and all the ultra-luxury amenities you would expect from a 6-star hotel. Enjoy our Scenic Slumber Beds, complete with pillow menu and electronic control – adjustable for your most comfortable lounging or sleeping positions. Relax with ambient lighting options for whatever suits your mood, your separate lounge area and not forgetting the all-important ‘window to the world’, your private verandah for making the most of the fresh ocean air.

Scenic Eclipse Butler Breakfast

Scenic Eclipse Butler Breakfast

Butler Service 
Every guest will enjoy the services of a professional butler, specifically trained to meet Scenic’s high standards and cater for your every need making your cruise extra special. Your butler will ensure everything is taken care off, from bringing your morning coffee to your suite, taking care of your laundry, re-stocking your included mini-bar or delivering Champagne or cocktails to be enjoyed on your verandah.

Every indulgent suite includes

  • A private verandah or terrace, with in-suite binoculars for optimal viewing
  • Luxury king size Scenic Slumber Bed
  • Separate sleep zone and lounge area
  • Ambient lighting options
  • En-suite bathroom with shower and vanity
  • Butler service
  • In-suite beverage and dining service
  • A full mini-bar stocked with wines, Champagne and spirits personalised to your preference, including illy coffee and specialty teas re-stocked daily
  • HDTV entertainment system and Bose® speakers
  • Advanced Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning system (HVAC) provides 100% fresh air
  • The highest sound insulation as per the marine class society Bureau Veritas

Dining on board Scenic Eclipse promises to be a truly all-inclusive culinary journey. Savour the fine creations of the culinary team at up to 10 dining experiences, ranging from casual to fine dining.

With an unrivalled range of dining experiences, immerse in a multicultural culinary adventure. From contemporary French fine dining at Lumière restaurant and Champagne Bar, to your favourite fillet of steak at elegant Elements main restaurant, relaxed settings such as the Yacht Club or authentic dishes at Night Market @Koko’s. What remains constant throughout is the unrivalled quality of the all-inclusive meals and premium beverages.

The impressive selection of cuisines and dining venues offer you a variety of choices that will satisfy everyone’s palate. Open galleys invite you to see first-hand the passion and expertise that goes into preparing every meal.

Each dining venue features a special of the day and menu choices will be refreshed throughout your cruise.

Up to 10 Dining Experiences

“The cuisine is very diverse, from Mediterranean to teppanyaki grill, Asian fusion and sushi to modern French cuisine. Theoretically you have to be on board for almost 2 months before you have eaten each dish.”


Elements

Main restaurant featuring Italian, steak and seafood from an a la carte dinner menu.
Elements restaurant, located on Deck 4, offers guests a more relaxed dining experience during either breakfast, lunch or dinner, with seating for up to 104 guests.
Be greeted by your Scenic hostess as you enter and are escorted to your table. Reservations are not required to dine at Elements, with a flexible array of seating options for you to dine alone or with new friends on larger tables where you can share your experiences from your daily discoveries.
Enjoy premium beverages from Elements bar which has a selection of fine wines, a classic beverage program and a broad menu of international cheeses.

Chef’s Table @ Elements

Located within Elements, enjoy an exclusive, invitation only private evening dégustation dining at Chef’s Table.  You will be among a group of just 10 guests to enjoy an exquisite 11-course dégustation meal with each dish paired with premium beverages. Be enthralled as the Head Chef and his team personally deliver and present each dish to your table, explaining the world-class techniques he used in each creation and the origin of the ingredients.
Be immersed in a culinary journey that is grounded in innovation, and view the chefs at work in a large, open gallery kitchen as they prepare meals in the small and intimate setting. This experience is all included as part of your ultra-luxury discovery.

Lumiere Restaurant & Champagne Bar

Lumière is a fine dining restaurant which offers exceptional French cuisine for dinner service only. The restaurant accommodates up to 35 guests in an elegant and modern atmosphere, with a beautiful Champagne Bar serving premium beverages to accompany your meal. Sample a pre-dinner drink at the bar and enjoy fried oysters and caviar, which are all offered to guests with reservations, before being shown to your table to settle in for an evening of world-class cuisine and service.

Guests can also opt for a set degustation menu, where you can choose which main meal you would prefer. Lumière dining requires a reservation and is located on Deck 5.

Koko’s Asian Fusion

Enhance your senses at Koko’s on Deck 4, serving authentic Asian cuisine for lunch and dinner, catering for up to 26 guests. Koko’s features regular tables or a sunken seating, inspired by traditional Japanese dining practices.

Koko’s offers guests a luxurious dining experience with a buzzing atmosphere – it’s a popular culinary experience where you can arrange share plates and sample flavours you may not have tasted before.
Sushi @Koko’s
A wonderfully authentic Japanese experience
Sushi @ Koko’s offers an authentic Japanese dining experience, located at the front of Koko’s restaurant. Catering for up to 18 guests, you can dine along a bar benchtop eating area running underneath the windows and overlooking the ocean, or be seated along the bar where the chefs hand-make the freshest sushi.
You can interact with the chef if you wish, or simply relax and enjoy the exquisitely fresh sushi. There are also western style options for the guests to choose from if they prefer, rather than sashimi or raw sushi.

Night Market @ Koko’s

Private dining with an authentic Teppanyaki grill
Night Market @ Koko’s features a classic teppanyaki grill. Enjoy real interaction with the chef as he guides you on an inspired journey of the night market dishes from Asia, India and the Middle East, preparing dishes right in front of you. This experience is not the usual show you may envisage, where food is thrown and eggs cracked on the grill. Rather, it is an intimate dining experience for only eight guests and the chef. There are waiters continuously circulating with beverages and making sure the guests are well attended.  Bookings are required for the Night Market @ Koko’s dining, located on Deck 4.

Azure Bar & Café

Relaxed all-day grazing
Azure bar & Café offers guest indoor or outdoor seating on its terrace, where you’ll take in spectacular views of your destination. Relax and enjoy a variety of light fare, pizzas, salads, snacks and a healthy selection of meals for relaxed all-day grazing, coupled with barista-made coffee and beverages.
After dinner, Azure bar & Café serves a selection of treats such as macaroons, biscotti and chocolate delights accompanied by brandies, ports, specialty tea or coffee and much more.
It’s a very relaxed café which seats up to 50 guests inside and 35 outside enjoying the views from Deck 5, giving you a serene and laid-back feeling. It is great place to start the morning with a coffee and light breakfast to nourish you for the day ahead.

Yacht Club

Yacht Club grill restaurant and bar, serving breakfast and lunch
The Yacht Club on Deck 7 has recently been significantly reimagined to create a more casual and flexible dining experience. The venue has been redesigned to include new food islands and enhanced outdoor and lounge seating to create a casual ambience.

“We have a new large sofa lounge to give guests the option of eating in a more casual way than on traditional dining tables. We added a big gelato cooler which will showcase our freshly-made gelato at its finest. Overall, I’m very excited about the new Yacht Club. I imagine it will be a space where guests will mingle, dine or simply ‘hang out’ in one of our brand-new swing chairs and enjoy the magnificent views,” said Chef Tom.

In-Suite Dining

A comprehensive 24-hour menu
When the mood strikes to dine in the privacy of your suite, your butler can arrange everything. Choose from the 24-hour in-suite dining menu and your cuisine and accompanying premium beverages will be delivered and served for you to savour in the solitude of your suite.

Your butler will also ensure that your in-suite mini-bar is re-stocked daily in accordance with your favourite premium beverages. You might like to start your day with a cup of aromatic illy coffee made from your in-suite Espresso coffee machine, or sip on a specialty tea in the sunlight on your verandah.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Advertised price based on 29 August 2024 departure in a Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite. Pricing is correct as of 10 May 2024 and includes the offer discount*, subject to availability at the time of booking. Offers may be withdrawn or prices updated by the supplier at any time, so please enquire with our expert consultants for the latest pricing, terms and conditions. Single supplement may also apply. *Super Earlybird Discount: Full payment required within 30 days of booking date. Offer applicable to Deck 6, 7 & 8 suite categories C, CA, CD. B, BA, BD, A, AA, AD. Offer excludes P & GP suites. Offer is strictly limited and subject to availability until sold out. Not combinable with earlybird or super earlybird fly deals.

Tour Code: 101O.

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