Siberia & the Russian Arctic

Discover the untouched extremes of the world on board Scenic Eclipse

The Russian Arctic and the Russian Far East is an immaculate region filled with icebergs, volcanoes, and thriving wildlife. 
Be immersed in the untold legends of Russia and the Russian Arctic on our Scenic Eclipse expedition voyages. From the volcanoes of the Pacific Ring of Fire to the wildlife of the Northeast Passage, experience unrivalled exploration only possible on a Discovery Yacht. 
Discover active volcanoes, icy tundra and Cold War vestiges. Kayak around rocky cliff faces, spot the ezo red fox through your included binoculars, hike around abandoned Russian military barracks, and learn about the remote local tribes from our specialist up to 20-member Discovery Team

Why travel to Siberia & the Russian Arctic 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 and kayak, 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.
  • 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 Siberia and the Russian Arctic cruise experience with only 200 guests.

The Northeast Passage

Scenic Eclipse’s world class design and features will ensure effortless navigation through the remote regions and countless wonders of one of the greatest seaways in the world that is covered in ice for the most part of the year. Venture where few have been before you. Purpose built for the polar regions with a Polar Class 6 rating, Scenic Eclipse is the ideal Discovery Yacht  for crossing the Northeast Passage. A truly unique voyage explores through sea ice, glaciers and icebergs, over tundra plains and ancient ceremonial sites, along mountain lined landscapes and volcano spires. Spot wildlife such as large pods of walrus, polar bears, whales and arctic seabird colonies. Walk where the woolly mammoth once roamed and feel the greatness of this untouched corner of the world.

An Expedition to Remember

Set out on kayaks and Zodiacs or join a guided nature walk with our expert Discovery Leaders, to explore the imposing wonders of one of the remotest parts of the world. From the rarely visited Novaya Zemlya (‘New Land’) – the third largest wilderness area in Europe, to the world’s northernmost archipelago, Franz Josef Land, discover extraordinary tundra landscapes and majestic wildlife, including polar bears, walruses and whales. Experience the pinnacle of polar exploration in truly all-inclusive luxury.

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