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Scenic Pearl, launched in 2011, is one of Scenic's popular “space ships.” If you're an American, you might wonder why you've never heard of this luxury river line. It's because its Australian parent ...
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Margaret Newcastle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of Scenic's "reputation" which unfortunately did not follow through. It got of to a bad start. On the coach from Munich one of the passengers noticed we were on a different route. Unfortunately the ... Read more
Blonde Newcastle
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise and Scenic because we believed that Scenic were the number 1 River Cruise providers. We expected to have a 20 minute journey to the ship but it ended up driving for 3 hours. The guide on the coach had no information ... Read more
Holway
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We did a Danube cruise on the Scenic Pearl from Nuremberg to Budapest from 20th to 27th June 16. We were in a Junior Suite. The cost including Business Class fares was £7500 for the two of us. High water levels on the Danube. ... Read more
richard@acadianrow.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Scenic was highly recommended by our travel agent. We found it less than remarkable. Misrepresentations included the role of the so called "butler" - we never saw or heard from him, and nightly local entertainment on board - ... Read more
sigmatrain
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our Golden Wedding anniversary treat did not get off to a good start! Due to (apparently regular) delays at Amsterdam airport our flights to and from this hub (hub - hub) to Basel were delayed but at least we eventually arrived. But our ... Read more
Lousyian
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
This was our first river cruise and we had heard so much we were looking forward to the trip very much. The first greetings by the crew made us very welcome and were settled into our cabin very quickly by our butler Ilona. We were ... Read more
scenic tragic
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This cruise was our fourth river cruise with Scenic and once again a very memorable experience. The usual high standard of comfort, the professionalism of the crew and staff, the ship facilities, the variety of dining choices and the ... Read more
Holly10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We chose this cruise because we wanted a relaxed holiday sailing along the rivers and canal and being able to partake of shore excursions without the need to continuously pack and unpack as if on a bus tour. We also chose the Paris ... Read more
Janicehelen
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We chose this cruise because we liked the idea of sailing along the river relaxing and looking at beautiful scenery. However we found that the cruise consisted of up early most mornings and leaving the ship by 8 - 8.15 am to get on buses ... Read more
Traveler1300
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our first river cruise, and we had great expectations. We had read reviews, talked to neighbors, and got mostly positive feedback. We pictured ourselves riding along the Rhine, Main and Danube, sitting on the sundeck and ... Read more
sables2@sympatico.ca
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
For our 40th anniversary my wife and I settled on a once in a lifetime river cruise on the Rhine between Basel and Amsterdam. In determining which cruise line to use I did a lot of research and attended seminars before settling on Scenic. ... Read more
mj_holiday
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
143 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our 7 days aboard the Scenic Pearl were a great introduction to river cruising. We had great weather and saw so many sites. Embarkation and disembarkation were very well organized. There were 163 people on board for the trip. The ... Read more
G P WILSON
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Very enjoyable trip of 29 days cruising the Danube, Maine and Rhine. Interesting stops along the way where we were able to get a good idea of the country side. Five luxury coaches were provided for off ship day trips. We were treated to ... Read more
annabe
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
First of all I should mention that we had awful weather - cold and wet - and this obviously affected my enjoyment of the cruise. We were new to river cruising and I am glad that we chose a shorter cruise as our intro. There were no onboard ... Read more
susan c
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Just finished 15 days on Scenic Pearl, Basel to Amsterdam. From the moment they greet you everything is first class all the way. It's cruising in a 5 star hotel. All crew excellent, food different every day and all excellent meals. ... Read more
KVV
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
Like the title says, we really enjoyed ourselves. The 'Scenic Pearl' is an immaculately clean and spacious ship. All of the crew, the cabin maids, butlers, bar staff and the waiters were extremely accommodating and friendly. Eniko, our ... Read more
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findacruise
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
974 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second river cruise and our first Scenic River Cruise. It met or exceeded our expectations at all levels. From the moment we were met at the airport in Zurich until we departed the ship and were transferred to the airport in ... Read more
BMWDvr
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
152 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2013
After 23 Ocean cruises we decided to give River Cruising a chance as many of our friends were raving about it. We accidentally discovered Scenic Cruises, an Australian company that wasn't marketing in the US - yet! We chose the 14 night ... Read more

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