Scenic Aura

Scenic Aura Review and Specifications

Specifications of Scenic Aura

Year built2016  /  Age : 3
BuilderUpland Shipyard Rangoon (Yangon, Myanmar)
Building costUSD 7,5 million
OwnerScenic Tours (Australia)
OperatorScenic Cruises Asia
Speed9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA)80 m / 262 ft
Passengers34 - 68

Review of Scenic Aura

RV Scenic Aura boat cruises on Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia (Southeast Asia). Scenic Aura itinerary program offers Mekong cruises leaving from Mandalay and Pyay-Prome (to/from Yangon, fka Rangoon). This riverboat is the 2nd of two ships in the Scenic's fleet operating in Asia - the first being the sister-ship Scenic Spirit (on Irrawaddy  River in Myanmar).

RV Scenic Aura cruise ship

Scenic Tours (aka Scenic Cruises) is one of the "most all-inclusive" river cruise lines. All meals, drinks (except the French Champagne and highest-end liquor brands), excursions, butler service and the Internet are included in cruise fares. Even all the mini-bar drinks are complimentary.


Scenic Aura ship boasts the biggest suites compared to all available staterooms onboard Mekong river boats today. Scenic Aura has a total of 34 cabins (all of which Suite) in 8 grades and 5 passenger decks. All staterooms are Suite accommodations and feature private verandas for all-weather use.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - RS (x2, deck4), RD (x8, deck4), A, B, BA, BB, C, CA (x24, deck 2,3,4).

Shipboard facilities

Scenic Aura restaurants include: Crystal Restaurant, Portobellos (Italian), Riverview Terrace (al fresco), Table la Rive (Diamond Deck, for Suite passengers only). There are also a Panorama Lounge, River Cafe, Wellness Centre (Gym and Spa), swimming pool, shop, elevator (connecting all cabin decks), spacious top-deck with served terrace and shaded sitting area.

On all (price-inclusive) Scenic cruise tours and excursions ashore, guests receive GPS tracking devices (called ScenicTailorMade) with uploaded digital maps. They also double as listening devices for the live narration by the line's local expert tour guides provided on all group travel excursions. Binoculars and bicycles are also provided complimentary to fully enjoy the scenery everywhere along the itinerary route.

Scenic river cruise deals are among the industry's most all-inclusive. All meals, drinks (except the French Champagne and highest-end liquors), excursions, butler service and Internet are included in the fares. Even the drinks in cabins' mini-bars are complimentary. Scenic Tours cruises traditionally attract travelers from Australia and the UK, with a constantly growing number of Americans, Canadians and Germans. Passengers are 55+, financially comfortable and well traveled.

Scenic Aura river cruise prices are in USD (Per Person) and based on double occupancy. These are the boat's cheapest cruise fares for its lowest category staterooms. Know that Scenic Cruises Aura rates here are only suggestive and updated monthly. So they could be different at the time of your Scenic Tours booking.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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Scenic Tours has invested USD 7.5 million into the 22-suite new river cruise ship Scenic Aura. Burma's Upland Shipyard Rangoon brings the company's latest ship project to life.

Scenic Aura cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions, ground transfers, hotel stays, gratuities, port taxes, all beverages consumed on the ship (coffee, tea, bottled water, soft drinks). River cruise fares are also inclusive of alcohol - wine and beer at lunch/dinner, but also of cocktails and liquor offered at the boat's bars.

Be sure to join the Scenic Cruises loyalty program named "Scenic Club". The Scenic Club membership is free and offers numerous benefits, including exclusive deals, booking discount vouchers, members-only river cruise and tour itineraries, complimentary hotel packages and limousine services, unlimited laundry, Scenic-logoed merchandise, gift cards, special (exclusive) onboard events and competitions.

Depending on departure dates, itineraries and special offers/promotions, sometimes, Scenic river cruise prices may include the airfare.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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