Japan

Witness Japan like never before on board Scenic Eclipse

Take a discovery voyage through the land where glitzy futuristic cities and ancient well-preserved cultures coexist harmoniously.
Ancient samurai traditions, prehistoric archaeology sites, cutting-edge metropolises, and vast swathes of untouched natural scenery, Scenic Eclipse will introduce you to the unseen riches of Japan as only a Discovery Yacht can. 
 
From the auspicious red-crowned crane to poignant World War memorials, explore this intriguing land of the rising sun in truly all-inclusive luxury. Japanese fusion dining comes alive at Koko’s with traditional sushi, saké, and Teppanyaki grill.

Why travel to Japan on board Scenic Eclipse?

  • State-of-the-art Safety
    Scenic Eclipse sets the standard in ocean cruising. Your safety is our highest priority and Scenic Eclipse has been built to ensure the highest international safety standards. Scenic Eclipse uses custom-built stabilisers that are 50% larger than those of other ships and will provide greater stability as it navigates the waters.
  • Excursions and Discovery
    From our active discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak, snorkelling, snow shoe or e-bikes, to Scenic Freechoice activities, you’ll have absolute freedom throughout your Scenic Eclipse cruise to select whatever is your preference. Whether you’re a keen naturalist, adventurer or art lover, we have a choice for you.
  • Spacious all-verandah suite accommodation
    Every one of the 114 spacious and beautifully designed suites features a private verandah, a separate lounge area and Butler Service. Akin to the finest hotels in the world, staying in a Scenic Eclipse suite is one of the greatest luxury experiences you’ll ever have.
  • All-Inclusive Luxury
    When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of for you with all-inclusive dining and beverages, Senses Spa, gym, yoga and Pilates studio and indoor and outdoor swimming and plunge pools.
  • Helicopter & Submarine Experiences
    Let our state-of-the-art Airbus H130-T2 helicopters take you above and beyond the horizon. Enjoy an underwater experience like no other, journey to the depths of the ocean on board Scenic Neptune, Scenic Eclipse's customised submarine.
  • Discovery Team
    Our Discovery Leaders 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.
  • Intimate Cruising
    Scenic Eclipse delivers the ultimate cruise experience with up to 228 guests in Japan.

^Helicopter, helicopter experiences and submarine at additional cost, subject to regulatory approval, availability, weight restrictions, medical approval and weather and ice conditions.  

Beyond Japan: Rich history, proud culture, and fantastic wildlife 

Scenic Eclipse Experience

Be immersed in an endlessly intriguing land of samurais and geishas, volcanic landscapes, World War vestiges and warm, welcoming people. The archipelago of Japan is comprised of over six thousand islands with a landscape that is largely mountainous with some of the most picture-perfect conical volcanos.
 
Scenic Eclipse’s expert Discovery Team will reveal a previously undiscovered side of Japan through a range of immersive discovery excursions. From tasting the curiously salty Hakodate Ramen to visiting the large archaeological site of the Jomon Era, embark on a multisensory exploration. Learn about the Cold War relics of Japan with a Discovery Team member, meet rare birds and spotted seals with our expert naturalists, kayak around volcanic rock formations, Experience Tokyo by day and night, as you dock in the glistening city. 

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Scenic Eclipse 2022-2023 Brochure

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 history and cultures of Japan. Explore our Scenic Eclipse video collection and get ready to discover the next generation of ocean cruising.

Discover Scenic Eclipse

Destination Insights: Lisa Bolton, General Manager Product

Lisa Bolton shares her insights into the new experiences and destinations the Scenic product team has designed for the Scenic Eclipse 2022/23 worldwide voyages.

Discovery: Jason Flesher, Expedition Operations Manager

Jason Flesher talks about the future of discovery cruising, and how the Discovery and Wellbeing experience has been designed for Scenic Eclipse 2022/23 worldwide voyages program.
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