Transatlantic Explorer

Journey across the Transatlantic Ocean like explorers of old and visit some of South America's most colourful cities including Buenos Aires & Montevideo.

21 Days
Buenos Aires to Lisbon
From (NZD)
$ 15,295
Dates & Pricing

2020 Buenos Aires > Lisbon

Transatlantic Crossing

Take the southern route from Buenos Aires to Lisbon and let Scenic Eclipse introduce you to the wonders of cruising. On this journey, days at sea are coupled with exciting port stops brimming with a host of all-inclusive shore excursions.
A long-held dream for many people is the ocean crossing between the Americas and Europe. Access exotic destinations and exciting ports of call from Ihla Bela to Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, and from the Cape Verde Archipelago to the Madeira Islands. Days at sea celebrate the joys of cruising, with ample time for relaxation, activities, entertainment and world-class cuisine.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
301R
Duration:
21 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Lisbon

Selected Itinerary

21 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Buenos Aires

    Welcome to Buenos Aires where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board, raise your glass and toast the start of your luxurious cruise. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Montevideo

    A vibrant city, Montevideo is an eclectic and fascinating mix of architecture, surrounded by an emerging wine region.

    Freechoice

    Discover the city centre and Port Market on a walking tour or visit the wine region and sample some of their vintages.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try wine tasting with the Sommelier in Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Ilhabela

    ‘Beautiful Island’ is a former pirate haunt boasting volcanic peaks, dense tropical jungles, a multitude of waterfalls and stunning beaches.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the small town centre or take a jeep and walking tour to view some of the waterfalls, flora and fauna.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion and relax on a beach with a chef-prepared picnic, snorkel or paddle a kayak at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Rio de Janeiro

    Freechoice

    See the famous Christ the Redeemer statue or ride the cable car to Sugarloaf Mountain. Alternatively, take a walking tour of Santa Theresa or visit the Favelas (shanty towns) and a community school.

    Enrich

    Marvel at the colourful costumes of the Samba dancers, the athleticism of the Capoeira dancers and the thundering drums at our ‘Brazilian Carnivale’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities including a class in Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre or make time for your own fitness regime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Salvador de Bahia

    With a colourful history as the first capital of Brazil in 1549 to the notoriety of the first slave market trading in the New World, Salvador de Bahia is unique. Mixed heritages from the Portuguese to African slaves and the native Amerindians provide a fascinating blend of history, culture, architecture and lifestyles.

    Freechoice

    Explore Pelourinho, the colourful historical centre and learn about the African heritage, or take a panoramic tour and visit Mont Serrat Fort. Alternatively, learn about the African religions and visit a traditional Candomblé community and school, or take a percussion and Capoeira dance class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At sea

    Scenic Eclipse’s opulent Spa Sanctuary has spacious areas for reflection and relaxation. Discover the ancient art of Nordic bathing in the Scandinavian-inspired plunge pools and saunas. Daily entertainment, Scenic Epicure culinary adventures, some quiet time in The Observatory, all this and more is at your fingertips.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Cape Verde

    This interesting archipelago has a colorful history with links to the African slave trade from 1462 when the Portuguese colonized the islands to the late 1800’s when the slave trade was abolished.  Over the next two days you will explore the islands from the capital, Santiago to the outer island of São Vicente.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the capital Santiago and visit the African market, or take a panoramic tour of the island and visit the fort.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion, from snorkelling or kayaking to relaxing on a pristine beach with a chef-prepared picnic. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Cape Verde

    Freechoice

    Discover the cultural and musical heritage of colourful Mindelo or take a panoramic tour of the island of São Vincente.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion and go snorkelling or kayaking. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - At sea

    Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or create a masterpiece in Scenic Epicure, whatever you choose, there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Funchal (Madeira)

    Madeira sits in the Atlantic Ocean at the top of an extinct underwater volcano. The capital Funchal is nestled in a great natural amphitheatre, facing the Atlantic against a dramatic mountain backdrop.

    Freechoice

    Discover the history of the city dating back five centuries or explore the Botanical Gardens before riding a traditional two-seat toboggan back to the waterfront. Alternatively tour the island and visit a sugarcane factory.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak or hiking excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - At sea

    Savour your last day on board.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Lisbon

    Lisbon signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of your adventures. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 228 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Scenic Epicure culinary program
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Discovery Leaders / Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Engaging education and entertainment program
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Explore by night with late departures
  • All tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore

Pricing & Availability