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The 2023 6★ Maiden Japanese Discovery

From £12,649pp

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FREE Private UK Chauffeur Service*

6★ All-Inclusive Ultra-Luxury Cruising*

FREE Premium Drinks, Speciality Dining, Wi-Fi & Gratuities Included*

Expert Discovery Leaders & Shore Excursions Included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 14 nights
  • Departs 19 Jun 2023
  • Sails from Otaru, Japan
  • Ship Scenic Eclipse
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1810685‍
  • Voyage code ‍101A210623‍

Your Itinerary

Private UK Chauffeur transfer from your home address to the airport Mon 19 Jun 2023

Your FREE Private UK Chauffeur will transfer you to the airport in style

Fly overnight from London to Otaru, Japan Mon 19 Jun 2023

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

One night hotel stay in Otaru, Japan Tue 20 Jun 2023

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for an overnight stay, including breakfast

Transfer to the port and embark the yacht Wed 21 Jun 2023

Cruises to Japan

Otaru, Japan Wed 21 Jun 2023

Cruises to Japan

The crew of the 6★ ultra-luxury Scenic Eclipse will warmly greet you as you step on board for your 11 night ultra-luxurious cruise (B,D)

Aomori, Japan

Aomori, Japan Thu 22 Jun 2023

Aomori, Japan

Freechoice: Experience the charm of the Aomori Nebuta Festival at the Nebuta Warasse museum, or visit the Sannai Maruyama Archaeological Site one of the most complete and best preserved Jōmon Period villages in Japan (B,L,D)

Hakodate

Hakodate, Japan Fri 23 Jun 2023

Hakodate

One of the most underrated Japanese cities, Hakodate is well known for the panoramic views from Mount Hakodate that encompasses the city, the harbour and the mountains in the distance

Freechoice: Discover the history of Goryokaku, or view the city from above as you ride the cable car up Mount Hakodate. Explore Onuma Quasi-National Park, or walk around the Hakodate Asaichi (Morning Market)

Discovery: Hike up the active volcano Mt. Esan (B,L,D)

Sado Island, Japan

Sado Island, Japan Sat 24 Jun 2023

Sado Island, Japan

Freechoice: Learn the history of the largest gold mine in Japan, Sado Kinzan, or explore the small town of Ogi (B,L,D)

Kanazawa, Japan

Kanazawa, Japan Sun 25 Jun 2023

Kanazawa, Japan

Enrich: Enjoy a walk through the Higashi Chaya District before having the opportunity to learn about what is involved in becoming a Geisha and the art of Japanese hospitality (B,L,D)

Kyoto (Maizuru), Japan

Maizuru, Japan Mon 26 Jun 2023

Kyoto (Maizuru), Japan

Freechoice: Explore Maizuru’s Amanohashidate sandbar and learn the naval history at Red Brick Park, or see traditional thatched roof farmhouses in Miyama. Alternatively, visit Kyoto to see the Golden Temple, and choose to visit the Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, Tenryu-ji Temple or Nijo Castle (B,L,D)

Hagi, Japan

Hagi, Japan Tue 27 Jun 2023

Hagi, Japan

Hagi is a coastal city in Japan. The ruins of Hagi Castle sit in Shizuki Park, known for its spring cherry blossoms and the forested slopes of Mt. Shizuki. Nearby is Kikugahama beach. The Castle Town area’s narrow streets are lined with samurai-era residences. Ukiyo-e woodblock prints and ceramics are on display at the Hagi Uragami Museum. Farther east, Tōkō-ji Temple is known for its collection of stone lanterns.

Busan, South Korea

Busan, South Korea Wed 28 Jun 2023

Busan, South Korea

Freechoice: Visit Tongdosa, one of the most important temples in Korea, or explore the Jagalchi Fish Market (B,L,D)

Matsuyama

Matsuyama, Japan Thu 29 Jun 2023

Matsuyama

Matsuyama is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on Japan’s Shikoku Island. It’s known for its central Dōgo Onsen Honkan bathhouse, dating from the Meiji Period, with ornate, tiered wooden buildings. Nearby is Shiki Memorial Museum, dedicated to Masaoka Shiki’s haiku poetry. To the west is the restored, feudal-era Matsuyama Castle, with its hilltop gardens and seasonal cherry blossoms.

Cruises to Japan

Hiroshima, Japan Fri 30 Jun 2023

Cruises to Japan

Today, visit the Miyajima Island and the floating Torii Gate at the Itsukushima Shrine. This afternoon, walk around the Peace Memorial Park. This is a moving experience, with monuments located throughout the tranquil ‘island’ including the World Heritage listed Atomic Bomb Dome, which survived complete destruction, and made use of nature to reaffirm the value of all life (B,L,D)

Uno, JapanUno, Japan

Uno, Japan Sat 01 Jul 2023

Uno, JapanUno, Japan

Today, walk in one of Japan’s most beautiful landscape gardens, Koraku-en Garden, constructed in 1687 as a place of entertainment for the ruling family. Explore Okayama Castle, originally built in 1597 before being reconstructed after World War II in 1966 (B,L,D)

Temple in Kobe, Japan

Disembark the yacht Sun 02 Jul 2023

Temple in Kobe, Japan

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle, which has undergone several restorations, is its main historical landmark. It's surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry-blossom trees. Sumiyoshi-taisha is among Japan’s oldest Shinto shrines.

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London Sun 02 Jul 2023

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Arrive in London Mon 03 Jul 2023

Private UK Chauffeur transfer from the airport to your home address Mon 03 Jul 2023

Your FREE Private UK Chauffeur will be awaiting your arrival to transfer you home in style

What's included *

  • Exclusive Savings of up to £4,900
  • FREE Private UK Chauffeur Service – up to 75 miles each way, for ALL bookings
  • Pre-cruise hotel stay in Otaru, Japan included
  • 11 NIGHTS 6★ all-inclusive voyage aboard the ultra-luxurious Scenic Eclipse including:
  • Cruise aboard The World's First Discovery Yacht
  • On board helicopters and submarine
  • Fleet of Zodiacs, stand-up paddle boards, e-bikes and kayaks
  • Senses Spa and plunge pools
  • Return flights from London (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • Pay in FULL 12 Months prior to departure to SAVE an additional 10% on selected Suites - Please call for more information
  • Complimentary unlimited premium branded beverages
  • Spacious all-verandah suite accommodation
  • Personal service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio
  • Only up to 228 guests on board
  • 10 dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Butler service for every guest
  • All tipping on board and ashore
  • Comprehensive choice of shore excursions included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Expert local guides and discovery team on board

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Spa Suite

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Our beautiful Spa Suites are located on Decks 8 and 9. Enjoy 48 square metres of space and featuring stylish bedroom and living areas complete with luxury amenities. There is plenty of room to stretch out and relax. The highlight of these suites are the indulgent spa baths, which offer the perfect way to unwind after a shore excursion or two.

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Deluxe Verandah Suite

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Private Verandah Luxury king size Slumber Bed Separate sleep zone Separate lounge area En-suite bathroom with shower and vanity Luxury bathroom amenities Hypoallergenic air purification system Butler service Shoeshine service Early morning tea/coffee service In-suite beverage service In-suite dining service Full mini bar re-stocked daily Personalised butler bar featuring Illy coffee and specialty teas (replenished daily) HDTV and Bose sound system

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Verandah Suite

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Our Verandah Suites provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities. Private Verandah Luxury king size Slumber Bed Separate sleep zone Separate lounge area En-suite bathroom with shower and vanity Luxury bathroom amenities Hypoallergenic air purification system Butler service Shoeshine service Early morning tea/coffee service In-suite beverage service In-suite dining service Full mini bar re-stocked daily Personalised butler bar featuring Illy coffee and specialty teas (replenished daily) HDTV and Bose sound system

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2-Bedroom Penthouse Suite

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Our oversized Owner’s Penthouse Suites are the ultimate indulgence. Located on Deck 9 and elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board, you will never want to leave. Combine our Owner’s Penthouse Suite with a Spa Suite to create a magnificent Two-bedroom Penthouse Suite.

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Panorama Suite

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Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 8 these opulent suites feature spacious curved terraces, additional features, services, and much more.

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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

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Choose from our Deluxe Verandah Suites to larger Grand Deluxe Verandah Suites, which provide even more room to relax.

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Owners Penthouse Suite

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Our oversized Owner’s Penthouse Suites are the ultimate indulgence. Located on Deck 9 and elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board, you will never want to leave.

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Grand Panorama Suite

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Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 6 these opulent suites feature curved terraces and spacious interiors with additional services and more.

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The Ship - Scenic Eclipse

  • Occupancy228
  • Tonnage17,085 tons
  • Length551 ft (167.95 m)
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Intimate and luxurious, with every amenity you could wish for, the Scenic Eclipse fleet has been designed with you in

mind. Delighting both the keen explorer and elegant traveller, the World’s First Discovery Yachts are certain to surpass all

your ocean cruising expectations. With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, your time on board will be one of unparalleled

indulgence. From the opulent Spa Sanctuary to the expansive array of dining experiences, spacious lounges and bars,

outdoor terraces, and multiple pool areas, the luxurious wonders on board never cease.

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Scenic Ocean Cruises

Does Scenic have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Scenic Ocean Cruises does have a flexible cancellation policy. With Scenic Ocean Cruises, you can transfer to an alternative Scenic Eclipse sailing up to 60 days prior to departure, up until 31 December 2022.

Scenic cancellation fees will be waived, and you will receive a refund of monies paid in a form of a Future Cruise Credit to use on an alternative Scenic Eclipse sailing.

Please note third party cancellation fees may apply. Further Cruise lines terms & conditions will apply.


Last updated: 22.01.21

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Scenic and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Offer applies to new bookings only. Savings is based on two adults sharing. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing a suite, are capacity controlled are subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Flights are subject to availability and based on London Heathrow. Regional and flights may be available on request, will be at a further supplement and may require an additional overnight stay at an extra cost. All-inclusive drinks are subject to availability and the cruise lines T&C’s. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Helicopter & submarine tours will be available in select destinations only which are to be confirmed subject to regulatory approval so may not be available on the advertised itinerary and will be at a supplement, e-bikes are not available in all destinations.. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Please note, visas may be required for selected destinations and are not included in the cost. The expedition schedule is flexible based on conditions, therefore itineraries are subject to change. Chauffeur transfers are based on two adults sharing, mileage is tiered depending on grade booked and applicable up to 75 miles each way. Additional miles can be purchased at a supplement. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

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