Jewels of Australia's Top End

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Jewels of Australia's Top End

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Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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Dates & Pricing

Thursday 19 Sep 24 — Tuesday 01 Oct 24Starting at $27,190Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Check Mark Icon Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.


Darwin, Northern Territory
Welcome to the Northern Territory and the multicultural capital of the Top End. Despite surviving two cyclones and several wartime air raids, Darwin is distinguished by its relaxed lifestyle. Your journey of wonder begins here, with a warm welcome from the crew as you board Scenic Eclipse II. Enjoy a glass of chilled Champagne and settle in your luxurious suite. Look out to the awe-inspiring ocean as we set sail on the journey of a lifetime.  Please book your flight to arrive into Darwin prior to 02:00 PM.

Melville Island
Rugged and beautiful, sail around the impressive rocky headlands of Cape Melville to visit the remote community of Pirlangimpi. This historic Aboriginal Tiwi settlement can be traced back hundreds of years. Visit the Munupi Arts & Culture for a unique experience meeting renowned local artists, explore the gallery at Munupi Arts, and experience the rich culture of the Tiwi people. Tonight, settle in at the spacious Scenic Lounge Bar to enjoy your beverage of choice, whether it be aged whiskey—there are over 130 varieties—or a glass of wine, while reflecting on the days discoveries.

At Sea
Today is yours to do as much or as little as you want. Ask the butler to bring breakfast to your suite and enjoy it on the verandah as the endless ocean slips by outside. Or perhaps begin your day with an invigorating workout in the state-of-the-art gym or a class in the PURE: Yoga & Pilates studio. Explore some of the indulgent spaces on board your new home, like the Sky Deck with its Vitality Pool and cabanas, the Observation Terrace and the al fresco Yacht Club.

Wessel Islands > English Company Islands
Prepare to be captivated by the untouched beauty and abundant marine wonders of the Wessel Islands. As you navigate through the mesmerising Hole in the Wall, youll find yourself immersed in pristine landscapes, surrounded by teeming fish and untouched natural marvels. The enchantment of the Wessel Islands continues to unfold as we reach the charming port of Nhulunbuy.

Discover Yirrkala, a historic community in East Arnhem with around 1000 Yolnu people. Its the birthplace of the Bark Petitions, igniting Australias Indigenous land rights movement. Amidst its rich cultural heritage lies the renowned Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre, showcasing exceptional talent from Indigenous artists. Join a Yirrkala Art & Culture Experience, a walking based cultural experience within the community. The program is made up of a formal welcome and cultural performance, four separate cultural activities and access to the world renowned Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre.

At sea
Choose to enjoy a relaxed morning in your spacious suite, watching the ocean drift by as you reflect on all the wonderful immersive experiences you have enjoyed so far. Ask the butler to bring an early coffee, then relax in the comfortable lounges of the Yacht Club for a late breakfast. You may like to soothe your muscles on the custom chairs in the KLAFS salt therapy lounge or catch up with newfound friends in the Sky Bar on Deck 10 to enjoy shared experiences.

Thursday Island, Australia
Explore a captivating blend of cultures on Thursday Island. This Torres Strait gem reveals the influences of British settlement, the pearling industry, and Indigenous heritage. Immerse yourself in history at Green Hill Fort, where cannons and tunnels house the Torres Strait Historical Museum, and discover the rich heritage through historical artifacts and contemporary Indigenous art at the Gab Titui Cultural Centre.  Later this afternoon sail to the rugged and Australia’s northernmost point Cape York. Freechoice: Cultural Dance Performance: Experience the captivating Torres Strait traditional dancing, where movement is storytelling. Led by local artists, immerse yourself in ancestral rhythms for a profound cultural journey. Taxi Tour: Explore Thursday Islands authentic charm as you traverse historical landmarks and bustling markets in a Taxi , with insightful commentary from expert local guides. In Their Steps Tour: Horn Island Heritage and War: Delve into Horn Islands WW2 history with expert guides. Explore significant sites, hear firsthand accounts, and honour the islands wartime contributions. Basket Weaving: Enjoy a hands-on experience, delving into this tradition of Torres Strait communities and learning techniques passed down through generations.

Sandy Cay, Creech Reef
Discover the captivating beauty of Creech Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef. This pristine destination, located 60 kilometres from Queenslands Far North, boasts expansive coral reefs spanning 40 kilometres. Explore the secluded Sandy Cay, a private oasis in the Coral Sea, where you can kayak, paddleboard, or snorkel. Immerse yourself in the vibrant marine life and breathtaking scenery, creating unforgettable memories of this paradise. In the evening, indulge in one of the extraordinary all-inclusive dining experiences on board your Discovery Yacht, including contemporary French fine dining at Lumière, Italian-inspired cuisine, steak and seafood at Elements, and Asian fusion at Koko’s.

Lizard Island
Lizard Island, nestled amidst the Great Barrier Reef, offers unparalleled access to the inner and outer reef systems, teeming with diverse marine life. Discovery: Snorkel with your Discovery team to see the Clam Gardens, home to many different types of clams, or stand-up paddleboard in the tranquil waters of Anchor Bay.

At sea
Freshly squeezed juice, steaming barista-made coffee or tea delivered to your door by the butler will help you start your day. Nestle into one of the cabanas on Deck 10 to welcome the dawn before visiting the gym or the studio for a Pilates class, some guided stretching or aerial yoga. Enjoy an al fresco lunch today at the Yacht Club for delightfully curated courses and a chance to meet your fellow voyagers. Spend the afternoon at leisure in your luxurious suite or in the temperature-controlled Vitality Pool before choosing one of up to 10 dining experiences for evening.

Willis Island
Today well journey into The Coral Sea Islands Territory, a breathtaking expanse comprising of islets, cays, reefs, and atolls. Among these scattered wonders, Willis Island stands as a solitary beacon as the only inhabited island in the territory. Discover the significance of the islands vital weather monitoring station, which plays a crucial role in understanding and predicting weather patterns across the region. Youll also learn about the Coral Sea Marine Park, home to diverse seafloors, reef systems, and abundant marine life.

Port Douglas
Sail south to Port Douglas, a glamorous resort town renowned for its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. Once a humble fishing village, it transformed into a famous tourist destination in the 1980s. Explore its charming streets lined with high-end boutiques and chic restaurants. Relax on the pristine Four Mile Beach, a serene stretch of golden sand meeting calm turquoise waters. Be immersed in the allure of this coastal gem, where natural beauty and luxury intertwine. Freechoice: Mossman Gorge – Daintree Rainforest National Park: Immerse yourself in indigenous culture and ancient biodiversity at Mossman Gorge. Explore easy loop tracks through the rainforest canopy, encountering diverse flora and fauna. Visit to Wildlife Habitat: Discover Australian wildlife at Wildlife Habitats five habitats. Enjoy leisurely walks on elevated paths and boardwalks, encountering koalas, kangaroos, and colorful parrots.

Your cruise ends in Cairns, the only place on Earth where two World Heritage sites collide – the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. After an unforgettable voyage, it’s time to farewell your fellow guests and the Scenic Eclipse II crew. Take with you unforgettable memories of the places you have seen, once-in-a-lifetime moments and the unrivalled ultra-luxury experience on board your Discovery Yacht. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information. Please book your flight to depart out of Cairns after 12:00 PM.

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.