The forward-located Observation Lounge is a small indoor lounge with comfortable sitting and its own bar for drinks. The lounge features floor-ceiling windows on its 3 sides, and also doubles as the boat’s Library (with a small collection of books, tour guides, popular board games).
Elevator (middle level 2 of 4) is part of the Aura ship’s Atrium (Lobby level), which also has two separate-gender public restrooms and two entrance gangways (for boarding/disembarkation).
Gift Shop sells luxury jewelry, Scenic Tours logowear, local hand-made souvenirs, some special occasion gifts.
Crystal Dining Restaurant is the Aura boat’s open-seating Dining Room (single-seating capacity), featuring floor-ceiling windows on both sides, comfortable sitting, buffet station in the middle. The biggest table can accommodate 10 guests. There are 2-seat tables as well. Dining times here are: Breakfast (7-9 am), Lunch (12:30 – 1:30 pm) and Dinner (7 pm). All meals are waiter-served. Captain’s formal dinners (Welcome/Farewell) are also held here. At lunches and dinners are offered complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks. Scenic Aura cruise director often schedules culinary-themed events on the boat, including galley tour and traditional Asian cooking demonstrations by the boat’s chef.
Adjacent to the Dining Room Restaurant is the ship’s Galley/Kitchen with its storage rooms (for drinks, dry provisions, cooling and freezing rooms), scullery room, garbage collection room, pantry.
Jewel Deck cruise cabins from 100 to 107, all of which are Deluxe Suites in categories C and CA.