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Silver Explorer
Last refurbished
Last refurbished
Ports Visited
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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.)

Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 1989
Number of decks: 5
Tonnage: 6070
Cabins: 70
Passengers: 144
Number of crew: 118
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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

Visited Ports


  • 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

Silver Explorer Next 55 Departures

Date Title Departs Prices From
28 May 2021 Darwin $15400
06 Jun 2021 Broome $15400
15 Jun 2021 Darwin $15400
24 Jun 2021 Broome To Darwin Broome $24900
04 Jul 2021 Darwin To Broome Darwin $17100
14 Jul 2021 Broome To Darwin Broome Sold Out
24 Jul 2021 Darwin To Broome Darwin $18000
03 Aug 2021 Broome To Darwin Broome $18000
13 Aug 2021 Darwin To Broome Darwin $17500
23 Aug 2021 Broome To Cairns Broome Sold Out
10 Sep 2021 Cairns To Lautoka Cairns $19800
26 Sep 2021 Lautoka To Papeete Lautoka $15700
07 Oct 2021 Papeete To Valparaiso Papeete $31800
29 Oct 2021 Valparaiso To Ushuaia Santiago (Valparaiso) $13600
10 Nov 2021 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $34600
28 Nov 2021 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $21900
11 Dec 2021 King George Island To King George Island South Shetland Islands $24500
17 Dec 2021 King George Island To King George Island South Shetland Islands $27800
23 Dec 2021 King George Island To King George Island South Shetland Islands $26400
29 Dec 2021 King George Island To King George Island South Shetland Islands $27600
07 Jan 2022 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $23600
17 Jan 2022 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $24100
27 Jan 2022 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $43800
16 Feb 2022 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $22000
26 Feb 2022 Ushuaia To Ushuaia Ushuaia $22000
08 Mar 2022 Ushuaia To Cape Town Ushuaia $25000
29 Mar 2022 Cape Town $24400
16 Apr 2022 Zanzibar $18800
03 May 2022 Colombo $14700
19 May 2022 Singapore $16300
04 Jun 2022 Darwin $15600
14 Jun 2022 Broome $15600
24 Jun 2022 Darwin $15600
04 Jul 2022 Broome $15600
14 Jul 2022 Darwin $15000
24 Jul 2022 Broome $15000
03 Aug 2022 Darwin $18100
20 Aug 2022 Fremantle $18900
06 Sep 2022 Darwin $19600
24 Sep 2022 Cairns $17300
10 Oct 2022 Lautoka $14600
21 Oct 2022 Papeete $32000
13 Nov 2022 Santiago (Valparaiso) $15600
28 Nov 2022 South Shetland Islands $21500
03 Dec 2022 South Shetland Islands $21500
08 Dec 2022 South Shetland Islands $21500
19 Dec 2022 South Shetland Islands $35400
28 Dec 2022 South Shetland Islands $35400
06 Jan 2023 South Shetland Islands $27100
18 Jan 2023 South Shetland Islands $27100
24 Jan 2023 South Shetland Islands $26100
30 Jan 2023 South Shetland Islands $21500
04 Feb 2023 South Shetland Islands $21500
12 Feb 2023 Ushuaia $44100
04 Mar 2023 Ushuaia $18000

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