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Silver Explorer
Last refurbished
Last refurbished
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Cruises from $1125 per day
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Silver Explorer Cruises

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Last refitted in 2018, and carrying just 144 passengers (and 118 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.)

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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the Silver Explorer

    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. Room service is complimentary and in-suite dining is available 24 hours a day.

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  • Bars

    Bar on the Silver Explorer

    The Panorama Lounge is the place for mid-morning bouillon, late afternoon High Tea, and cocktail-hour tapas. Relax with a cognac in Connoisseur’s Corner. A pianist or soloist may also entertain in the Panorama Lounge.)

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the Silver Explorer

    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.)

  • Activities

    Activities on the Silver Explorer

    There is no casino, but plenty of board games. Amenities include a library with an Internet Café and boutique shopping.)

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the Silver Explorer

    Visit the full-service spa, beauty salon, fitness centre, sauna and steam room, and two top-deck whirlpools to satisfy all your health and fitness needs.)

  • Inclusions

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

    The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for Silversea Cruises and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations.

    Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases. For further information, visit our Travel Advisory page

Customer cruise ship ratings

Silver Explorer has an average of 4 Stars based on 1 Guest Review

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Destination & Ports

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  • Enrichment lectures by a highly qualified Expeditions Team.

  • Guided Zodiac, land and sea tours, and shoreside activities led by the Expeditions Team.

  • Open-seating dining options – dine when and with whomever you please.

  • Personalized service – the best crew-to-guest ratio in expedition cruising.


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.)

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  • Suite

    Suite on the Silver Explorer Suite on the Silver Explorer

    Cabin Types

    O1, G1, SL, ME, VR, VI, VS, EC, AC

    Average Cabin Size – 32.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.3 m2

    One bedroom: 728 ft² / 67m² including private balcony. The name says it all. A stylish apartment. Prestigious and classic. For those who seek the superlative level of space, comfort, and service on board. For those who expect the finest from a luxury cruise. Butler service. Refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences. Luxury bath amenities. Pillow menu. Personalized stationery. Umbrella. Direct-dial telephone(s). 220-volt outlets. Unlimited Premium Wifi. Flat-screen television(s) with Interactive Media Library. Balcony with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Living room with sitting area. Twin beds or queen-sized bed. Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower. Fitted wardrobe with personal safe. Vanity table with hairdryer. Writing desk. Illy® espresso machine. Afternoon canapés upon request. Dinner at the officer's table. Plush bathrobe. Sparkling wine served with a special chocolate welcome and a bowl of fruits. Laundry service throughout the voyage. Champagne on arrival.

Deck Plans for Silver Explorer


  • 3rd guest Capacity
  • Bathtub & separate shower
  • Bathtub/shower Combination
  • Connecting Staterooms
  • fixed Queen beds
  • Handicap suites

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