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  • Silver Explorer

  • Silver Explorer

  • Silver Explorer

  • Silver Explorer

  • Silver Explorer

  • Silver Explorer

Silver Explorer: A true 5-star luxury expedition cruise ship

Days: 12 or 18 | From: $13,500/per person

The purpose-built luxury Silver Explorer expedition cruise ship has been designed specifically for navigating waters in some of the world’s most remote destinations, including both of earth’s polar regions. A strengthened hull with a Lloyd’s Register ice-class notation (1A) for passenger vessels enables the Silver Explorer Expedition Cruise Ship to safely push through ice floes with ease. A fleet of 12 Zodiac boats allows Silversea Expedition guests to visit even the most off-the-beaten path locations and an expert Expedition Team provides insight and understanding to each unforgettable Silver Explorer luxury cruise adventure.

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Vessel Information


Owner's Suite - 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. (728 sq. ft. including private balcony)

Grand Suite - Expertly designed and exquisitely appointed. Ideal for entertaining friends while you cruise or enjoying a quiet dinner “at home.” (618 sq. ft. including private balcony)

Silver Suite - Spacious, with a welcoming sitting area, a marbled bathroom and your own private balcony. Silver Suites can accommodate three guests. (422 sq. ft. including 2 french balconies)

Medallion Suite - A mark of distinction. Sumptuous. Spacious. Rich textures and panoramic views surround you with distinguished luxury. The perfect summary of The Medallion Suite offered by the world’s best cruise line. (400 sq. ft. including a private balcony)

Veranda Suite - A Silversea cruise signature, complete with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a private balcony. (216 sq. ft. including a french balcony)

Vista Suite - A quiet sanctuary. The suite’s sitting area has plenty of room to relax while on your cruise. Large picture windows frame panoramic ocean views. The perfect backdrop for breakfast in bed. (192 sq. ft. with large picture window)

View Suite - Welcoming and comfortable, the View Suite provides a relaxing haven for even the utmost adventure-seeking guests. Complete a day spent exploring onshore with an evening unwinding in the comfort of your sitting area. Capture passing ocean scenes through your view window. Freshen up in your beautiful marbled bathroom before enjoying an elegant onboard dinner. Or cozy up under fine bed linens to watch an on-demand movie on the flat-screen television. Fall asleep easily, dreaming of the incredible experiences that await you the following day. (192 sq. ft. with view window)

Explorer Suite - Deck Four forward is home to eight Explorer Suites. Enjoy a separate sitting area and the passing scenery through a view window. Explorer Suites accommodate up to two guests and exude cosy opulence, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring ashore. (190 sq. ft. with view window)

Adventurer Suite - Even guests who plan to spend only sleeping hours in their stateroom will appreciate the distinctive touches of this cosy suite. After spending the day on a dynamic shore excursion, unwind in the ample sitting area or rejuvenate the mind with a soak in the marbled bathroom’s tub. Here you can watch passing ocean scenes through two porthole windows. Reminisce the day’s travels by journaling at your writing desk. Watch a movie on the flat-screen television. Or fall sound asleep within the comfort of fine bed linens ­– with your choice of nine pillow types. (167 sq. ft. with 2 portholes)

Vessel Specifications

Staff & Crew: 118
Guests: 144
Length: 354 ft.
Draft: 14.4 ft.
Tonnage: 6072
Speed: 14 knots
Class: Lloyd's 1A
Refurbished: 2017

Itineraries & Pricing

Ushuaia to Ushuaia (12 days - Antarctic Peninsula)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 2 and 3
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 4 to 10
Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands

Day 11
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 12
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Ushuaia to Ushuaia (18 days - Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Day 2
At Sea

Days 3 & 4
Falkland Islands

Days 5 & 6
At Sea

Days 7 to 9
South Georgia

10 & 11
At Sea

Days 12 to 16
Antarctic Peninsula & South Shetland Islands

Day 17
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 18
Disembarkation in Ushuaia


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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.


Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: One night pre-expedition hotel accommodation with breakfast in Buenos Aires, round-trip charter flight Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, all meals onboard, guides, activities, & gratuities

Not included: International airfare

2019-2020 Season

DatesItineraryDaysAdventurer SuiteExplorer SuiteView SuiteVista SuiteVeranda SuiteMedallion SuiteSilver SuiteGrand SuiteOwner Suite
Dec 5 – 17, 2019Ushuaia to Ushuaia12$13,500$14,100$15,600$16,400$21,300$28,600$30,500$34,100$37,700
Dec 17 – Jan 4, 2019Ushuaia to Ushuaia18$23,200$24,200$26,800$28,200$36,700$49,400$52,700$59,000$65,300
Jan 4 – 16, 2020Ushuaia to Ushuaia12$16,200$16,800$18,700$19,500$25,200$33,700$35,900$40,100$44,000
Jan 16 – Feb 3, 2020Ushuaia to Ushuaia18$23,300$24,400$27,000$28,500$36,800$52,100$58,100$64,900$71,500
Feb 3 – 21, 2020Ushuaia to Ushuaia18$22,400$23,300$25,700$27,200$35,100$52,000$53,500$56,200$62,100
Feb 21 – Mar 4, 2010Ushuaia to Ushuaia12$13,900$14,500$16,000$16,800$21,600$28,900$30,800$36,200$38,000

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