Scenic adds submersible experience in Great Barrier Reef

Scenic Eclipse II is the first commercial cruise operator to offer a submersible experience in the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

With the introduction of its new submersible Scenic Neptune II, the Discovery Yacht sets the benchmark in underwater exploration. On the opposite coast of Australia, the 228-guest, ultra-luxury yacht will be the only ship in the Kimberley region with two state-of-the-art helicopters. This allows for unparalleled exploration in one of the world’s most rugged and remote destinations.

About Scenic Neptune II

Custom-designed in collaboration with Triton Submarines, Scenic Neptune II features the latest technology, accommodating up to eight guests and an expert pilot.
The submersible will deliver captivating discovery excursions into the remarkable World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. Diving up to 600 feet below the surface, Scenic Neptune II’s spacious interior and crystal-clear acrylic sphere will provide unrestricted views, for complete immersion in the vistas beneath the surface.
Guest safety is also paramount, with comprehensive Safe Return to Surface procedures and multiple fail-safes in the submersible design.

Explore the Great Barrier Reef

Setting sail on April 30, 2024, guests on Australia’s Top End: Cape York & Arnhem Land voyage will be among the first to explore the splendours of the Great Barrier Reef in this extraordinary style of discovery.
Sailing from Cairns to Darwin, guests are immersed in ancient Indigenous culture and Australia’s natural wonders. They can expect to delve into unspoiled treasures and remote islands while hearing captivating stories from locals.
Prices start from CAD $17,095 per person, double.
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