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Scenic Eclipse Cruise Reviews

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An amazing discovery voyage on a truly special and luxurious expedition yacht
"Our opportunity to sail on the christening voyage of the Scenic Eclipse from New York came as a last-minute opportunity due in part to the cancellation of earlier trips when the yacht's completion was delayed..."Read More
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BriandeBruyn

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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Nowhere near 6 star

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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RSNO2020

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I chose this cruise 2 years ago as I thought if I was going to the Antarctic I would do it in style and comfort. I chose what was supposed to be the second season so issues could be ironed out but because of delays it became the first season. Firstly we only became aware of our early transfer from Buenos Airies to Ushuaia less than 2 weeks prior to departure no time to arrange alternate ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Lacks finesse and attention to detail

Review for Scenic Eclipse to Antarctica

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Whereintheworldfamily

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Having just read a review by someone I knew to be on the same cruise I thought I would add my thoughts as well. Firstly Discovery Team...outstanding and knowledgeable. They appeared to genuinely love their jobs and that was demonstrated time and time again. Captain and staff on the bridge always welcoming and engaging. The welcome. Non existent and very poor. Considering the world is ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Early days but work to do on the hotel side

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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grangeview

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

My agent asked me for feedback on Scenic Eclipse. This is what I wrote. Our thoughts on Scenic Eclipse. Overall it’s a four star hotel in a six star ship where Silversea is a six star hotel in a four star ship! The huge 6 metre stabilisers and a long sharp bow make for the best ride by far we’ve experienced. We were in a Force 11 gale and Force 12 for an hour or so leaving South Georgia and ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Incompetent communication led to much disappointment

Review for Scenic Eclipse to Antarctica

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DECARuss

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Unbelievably poor communication from start to finish. Even our travel agent got so terribly frustrated with either poor or wrong information. This was a discovery cruise to Antartica including the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island. No maps were provided to let us know where we were during the cruise; the TV info page map was illegible. Maps were provided at the end of the cruise ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Unfulfilled promise

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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millionmiler

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This is a difficult review to write, as some parts of the cruise were excellent and others extremely disappointing. My bottom line is that Scenic ultimately failed to deliver the “6-star” experience they promoted. I am limiting the review to those aspects of the trip specific to Scenic and the Scenic Eclipse. The destinations themselves, the Falklands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Amazing ship, phenominal expedition crew.

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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BelizeTraveller

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it was going to all the places that we wanted to go and we were fascinated by the description of the ship …. everything live up to our expectations. The ship: This ship is different to every other cruise ship we have travelled on. It was silent, so silent that you had to look out of the widow to see if you were underway. There was no 'rocking and rolling' no ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Trip of a lifetime

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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UKSIXTIES

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Due to the delays this trip was a long time coming. We are to disembark in 4 days at the end of what will have been a fantastic 3 week trip to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica and wanted to share our experience as there were very few reviews available for us, GREAT THINGS ABOUT THE SHIP AND TRIP The expedition staff could not have been more helpful or knowledgeable, the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Potential not realized

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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gloria89145

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We had sailed on the Scenic Pearl river cruise and it was wonderful so we were anxious to try the Scenic Eclipse. We were scheduled for the cruise in 2018 but the ship did not get built in time. We then rebooked for the 2019 cruise. As on the river cruise the staff was professional and friendly. The discovery team (expedition team) did a great job of educating us about the areas we were visiting ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Stunning new small discovery ship

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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MeganR

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We are just about to disembark Scenic Eclipse at Ushuaia and are very sad to be leaving this stunning, well thought out ship with cutting edge interior design and technology and it’s magnificent crew. We did the 12 day Antarctic in Depth and found it perfect with zodiac landings usually twice a day. Discovery team was knowledgeable and excellent. Our flight over the Antarctic was a ‘pinch me’ ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


A Million Magic Moments

Review for Scenic Eclipse to South America

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caobrien01

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise was 3 years in the making for us, and at a not inconsiderable cost, I am thrilled to say it was worth every cent. If there was a 6 star option I would choose it. Firstly, sorry for the lengthy descriptions below. Before we booked this cruise there was little to no information available, so I’ve gone a bit over the top with the detail in case you’re like me and prefer to know what to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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