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Silver Explorer cruises for 2019-2020


Ships visiting Australia + S-E Asia:
Silver Explorer | Silver Discoverer | Silver Shadow | Silver Whisper | Silver Wind

Until February 2019 Silver Explorer is based in Ushuaia to make serious forays to the Antarctica Peninsula. She then crosses the Pacific to Japan. There’s an outstanding cruise of 18 nights in August 2019 that crosses from Nome in Alaska, north of Russia to within 1300 km of the North Pole, and on to Tromsø in Norway...read more

Silver Explorer Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = onboard Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2019 CRUISES

4

JAN

Silver Explorer cruises

18

NIGHTS

Antarctica Cruise

Currently sailing

N/A

22

JAN

Silver Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

Voyage 7701 Cruise
Departs: Ushuaia

Sold out

N/A

3

FEB

Silver Explorer cruises

18

NIGHTS

Antarctica Cruise
Departs: Ushuaia

Sold out

N/A

30

MAR

Silver Explorer cruises

13

NIGHTS

$18,000

$1,385

13

APR

Silver Explorer cruises

16

NIGHTS

Voyage 7908 Cruise
Departs: Lautoka | Arrives: Guam

$17,600

$1,100

29

APR

Silver Explorer cruises

13

NIGHTS

$11,300

$869

12

MAY

Silver Explorer cruises

9

NIGHTS

Voyage 7910 Cruise
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Busan

$11,500

$1,278

1

JUN

Silver Explorer cruises

13

NIGHTS

ex Kobe to Otaru Cruise
Departs: Kobe | Arrives: Otaru

$8,800

$677

5

SEP

Silver Explorer cruises

15

NIGHTS

Voyage 7917 Cruise
Departs: Tromsoe | Arrives: Reykjavik

Sold out

N/A

20

SEP

Silver Explorer cruises

15

NIGHTS

Voyage 7918 Cruise
Departs: Reykjavik | Arrives: St John's

Sold out

N/A

29

OCT

Silver Explorer cruises

11

NIGHTS

Voyage 7920 Cruise
Departs: Puntarenas | Arrives: Guayaquil

$9,300

$845

23

NOV

Silver Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

Voyage 7922 Cruise
Departs: Santiago (Valparaiso) | Arrives: Ushuaia

$10,700

$892

5

DEC

Silver Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

$18,900

$1,575

17

DEC

Silver Explorer cruises

18

NIGHTS

$30,600

$1,700

2020 CRUISES

4

JAN

Silver Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

$21,800

$1,817

16

JAN

Silver Explorer cruises

18

NIGHTS

$35,000

$1,944

3

FEB

Silver Explorer cruises

18

NIGHTS

$28,900

$1,606

21

FEB

Silver Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

$18,000

$1,500


Silver Explorer — Ship Review Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.

Life aboard Silver Explorer
Until February 2019 Silver Explorer is based in Ushuaia to make serious forays to the Antarctica Peninsula. She then crosses the Pacific to Japan. There’s an outstanding cruise of 18 nights in August 2019 that crosses from Nome in Alaska, north of Russia to within 1300 km of the North Pole, and on to Tromsø in Norway. This must be one of the few explorer vessels that follow this path. In September Explorer continues to sail around Iceland and Norway. In October she heads south along the west coast of South America, to again sail in Antarctic waters. Your Expedition Leader will give in depth information about local cultures, history and wildlife in your cruise region. As a small ship with Zodiacs, passengers will be taken on land tours by qualified tour leaders. Have your health checks well before embarking on an expedition cruise.

Expensively refitted in 2017, and carrying just 144 passengers (and 117 crew), what can you expect onboard? Butler service, casual attire and open-seated dining, genuine hospitality, anytime access to the Captain’s bridge (weather permitting), and all-inclusive service are some of the pleasures you can expect. On shore your fare includes hosted adventures lead by scientists and destination experts. Your fellow guests will be adventurous couples and single travellers of mature years who enjoy nature and wild life at close range. They will probably be some of the most interesting people you’ll ever meet. The ship will cater to your pampering, fitness, shopping, and contact-with-the-outside-world needs.

Accommodation
The staterooms are the largest for any explorer ship, all with sea and sky views, and furnished with all the amenities you could wish for. Accommodation is most comfortable, expanding in size and extras with the choice of eight suite levels. All staterooms feature Champagne upon arrival, fresh fruit and flowers, beverage cabinet replenished regularly, electronic entertainment and communications, regular room service, and butler services. Bedding is excellent and the marbled bathroom comes with European bath amenities and rainforest showers. Staterooms can be inter-connected and most suites accommodate a third person.

There are six types of accommodation and 11 price grades. Six suites have a private balcony, and 14 have glass doors that open to a narrow French Balcony. Higher suite categories come with more space and additional amenities, such as dry cleaning and pressing, coffee machine, extended butler services, and a good amount of free usage of world-wide telephone and Internet time. The Owner’s Suite has two rooms with interconnecting door to provide a separate lounge, bedroom, and two bathrooms. This vessel has been described as ‘an exclusive floating country club’. No suites are wheelchair-accessible.

Food and Dining
All passengers can be seated in The Restaurant for all meals, which are open-seating. Breakfast offers buffet and waiter service. Lunch is also buffet style. Dinner menus are multi-course gourmet affairs, and feature signature dishes created by Relais & Châeaux. Table settings and service are exquisite.

In the morning have a Continental breakfast in the Observation Lounge. Alfresco lunch with waiter service is at the Outdoor Grill, weather permitting, for grills, fresh-from-the-oven pizza, and other lighter options. The Panorama Lounge is the place for mid-morning bouillon, late afternoon High Tea, and cocktail-hour tapas. Room service is complimentary and in-suite dining is available 24 hours a day.

Entertainment
Having packed the recommended clothing for the ‘cruise’, passengers don all the gear provided by the ship for each day’s activities. Reaching shore by eight Zodiac boats, explorers visit locations inaccessible to larger vessels. Every afternoon the expedition leader and his team recap the day's adventures and preview the next day's program in The Theatre or the Observation Lounge. At night expeditioners dress as for a luxury yacht, where the staff knows everyone’s names and drinks are complimentary. Relax with a cognac in Connoisseur’s Corner. A pianist or soloist may entertain in the Panorama Lounge. There is no casino, but plenty of board games.

Amenities include a library with an Internet Café, boutique shopping, a full-service spa, beauty salon, fitness centre, sauna and steam room, and two top-deck whirlpools. Most walking-for-exercise will be ashore. Gratuities are included in the cruise fare. At the Captain’s discretion, visit the bridge 24 hours a day.





































Explore the decks

Silver Explorer deckplans

Silver Explorer deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

The staterooms are the largest for any explorer ship, all with sea and sky views, and furnished with all the amenities you could wish for. Accommodation is most comfortable, expanding in size and extras with the choice of eight suite levels. All staterooms feature Champagne upon arrival, fresh fruit and flowers, beverage cabinet replenished regularly, electronic entertainment and communications, regular room service, and butler services. Bedding is excellent and the marbled bathroom comes with European bath amenities and rainforest showers. Staterooms can be inter-connected and most suites accommodate a third person.

There are six types of accommodation and 11 price grades. Six suites have a private balcony, and 14 have glass doors that open to a narrow French Balcony. Higher suite categories come with more space and additional amenities, such as dry cleaning and pressing, coffee machine, extended butler services, and a good amount of free usage of world-wide telephone and Internet time. The Owner’s Suite has two rooms with interconnecting door to provide a separate lounge, bedroom, and two bathrooms. This vessel has been described as ‘an exclusive floating country club’. No suites are wheelchair-accessible.

Decks
Silver Explorer

Silversea

Ship facts

Star rating: Silver Explorer star rating
Maiden voyage: 1989
Number of decks: 5
Tonnage: 6072
Cabins: 72
Passenger capacity: 144
Number of crew: 118

What's onboard? ▼

  • Polar explorer vessel
  • All staterooms suites with butlers
  • Boutique shopping
  • Explorers’ gear shop
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • The Restaurant (open-seating anytime)
  • The Grill (lunch)/Hot Rocks (dinner; casual)
  • In-suite dining, mini-bar
  • Afternoon tea daily
  • Panorama Lounge (b’fast, snacks)
  • Special diets (order at booking)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Viewing deck
  • Cigar & cognac lounge
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Expedition team
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Spa & salon treatments
  • Gym, sauna, massage room
  • Library/Internet café
  • Casino
  • Zodiac landing craft (8)
  • Mud room
  • OTHER
  • Free Wi-Fi (100MB/day)
  • Laundrette self-service
  • Elevators (2)
  • Wheelchair access – none
  • Cabin power 110/220V
  • Medical centre

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Gratuities (except spa & salon)
  • EXPLORER VESSELS may not have all features
  • Gourmet dining with complimentary fine wines, beers, spirits
  • Specialty coffee, tea, bottled water, juices & snacks 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • In-cabin dining at no charge
  • Open bar - selected beers, wines, spirits
  • Stocked in-suite bar & refrigerator at no charge
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Dancehosts (many voyages)
  • Fitness and/or yoga, gym classes
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Butler service
  • Concierge service
  • Destination seminars and/or lectures
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Shuttle service port-to-CBD (many ports)
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Complimentary parka for Polar regions
  • Internet access (free)
  • Mobile phone access (pay provider)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Gratuities for spa & salon are discretionary
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues
  • Casino gaming
  • Some beverages, caviar & tobacco products
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Satellite/mobile phone & fax charges as applicable
  • Childcare services
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
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