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Silver Explorer

Embark on a luxurious expedition to the best far-flung destinations in the world aboard the Silver Explorer, a purpose-built expedition ship unlike any other. Designed specifically for navigating waters in some of the world's most remote destinations. Venture deep into regions where other vessels cannot go whilst enjoying a privileged lifestyle that is simply second-to-none.


    • 6072

    • Tonnage
    • 1989

    • Built Year
    • 2017

    • Refurbished Year
    • 111

    • Crew
    • 132

    • Pax Capacity
    • 3

    • Bars
    • Bahamas

    • Registration Country
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Sailings

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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandDunedinDunedin14 NightsDunedin, New Zealand | Stewart Island, Oban, New Zealand$15,800
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandDunedinDunedin14 NightsDunedin, New Zealand | Stewart Island, Oban, New Zealand$16,000
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaDunedinDunedin22 NightsDunedin, New Zealand | Stewart Island, Oban, New Zealand$31,600
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandDunedinMelbourne15 NightsDunedin, New Zealand | Hobart, Australia | Melbourne, Australia | Phillip Island, Australia$16,600
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 

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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandMelbourneDarwin25 NightsBusselton, Australia | Darwin, Australia | Esperance, Western Australia | Exmouth, Australia | Kangaroo Island, Australia | Melbourne, Australia | Port Lincoln, Australia$15,200
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAsiaDarwinApra19 NightsApra, Guam | Darwin, Australia | Triton Bay, Indonesia$15,300
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandApraCairns19 NightsApra, Guam | Cairns, Australia | Rabaul, Papau New Guinea$15,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAsiaCairnsSingapore19 NightsCairns, Australia | Singapore, Singapore | Thursday Island, Australia | Triton Bay, Indonesia$14,100
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAsiaSingaporeBroome17 NightsBroome, Australia | Karimunjawa, Indonesia | Komodo Island, Indonesia | Savu | Singapore, Singapore$15,300
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandBroomeDarwin10 NightsBroome, Australia | Darwin, Australia$18,700
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandDarwinBroome10 NightsBroome, Australia | Darwin, Australia$12,800
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandBroomeDarwin10 NightsBroome, Australia | Darwin, Australia$11,100
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandDarwinBroome10 NightsBroome, Australia | Darwin, Australia$11,100
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandBroomeDarwin10 NightsBroome, Australia | Darwin, Australia$11,100
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandDarwinBroome10 NightsBroome, Australia | Darwin, Australia$11,100
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAustralia/New ZealandCairnsLautoka16 NightsAirlie Beach, Australia | Cairns, Australia | Lautoka, Fiji Islands | Mystery Island, Vanuatu | Whitsunday Islands, Australia$13,800
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerFijiLautokaPapeete12 NightsAitutaki, French Polynesia | Alofi, Niue | Bora Bora, French Polynesia | Lautoka, Fiji Islands | Levuka, Fiji | Papeete, French Polynesia | Rarotonga, Cook Islands$10,700
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerSouth AmericaPapeeteValparaiso22 NightsAdamstown, Pitcairn Islands | Easter Island, Chile | Papeete, French Polynesia | Rapa, Austral Islands | Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile | Valparaiso, Chile$20,700
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerSouth AmericaValparaisoUshuaia12 NightsCastro, Chile | Puerto Montt, Chile | Punta Arenas, Chile | Ushuaia, Argentina | Valparaiso, Chile$9,500
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerArcticUshuaiaUshuaia18 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | Elephant Island, Antarctica | South Shetland Islands | Stanley, Falkland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$23,600
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaUshuaiaUshuaia10 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | South Shetland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$19,200
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaKing George IslandKing George Island6 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | King George Island | South Shetland Islands$17,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaKing George IslandKing George Island6 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | King George Island | South Shetland Islands$17,500
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaKing George IslandKing George Island6 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | King George Island | South Shetland Islands$18,700
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaKing George IslandKing George Island6 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | King George Island | South Shetland Islands$18,700
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaUshuaiaUshuaia10 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | South Shetland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$14,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaUshuaiaUshuaia10 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | South Shetland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$15,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Onboard Credit!
3 reviews
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaUshuaiaUshuaia20 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | South Shetland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$29,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaUshuaiaUshuaia10 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | South Shetland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$14,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Onboard Credit!
3 reviews
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerAntarcticaUshuaiaUshuaia10 NightsAntarctica Peninsula | South Shetland Islands | Ushuaia, Argentina$14,900
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
 
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SilverseaSilver ExplorerEuropeUshuaiaCape Town21 NightsCape Town, South Africa | Stanley, Falkland Islands | Tristan Da Cunha, Great Britain | Ushuaia, Argentina$15,900
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Ship Information


  • Maiden Voyage: 1989
  • Tonnage: 6,072 tons
  • Length: 354.00 feet
  • Avg Speed: 14.00
  • Passenger Capacity: 132
  • Normal Crew Size: 111
  • Registration Country: Bahamas
  • Cabin Features

    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone
    • Television
    • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Special Requests

    • Adjoining Cabins
    • Special Dietary Meals
    • Wheelchair Accessible Cabins
  • Fitness Facilities

    • Fitness Center
  • Services

    • 3 Bars
    • Beauty Salon
    • Chapel
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Hottub
    • Internet Access
    • Library
    • Movie Theatre
    • Self Laundry
    • Shops
    • Showroom
    • Spa
    • Wedding

Dining

The Restaurant
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served with an open-seating arrangement. You may dine when, where and with whom you wish. On select nights, an orchestra provides music for dancing. The menu features classical and modern French cuisine with international flair. Seating Times: Breakfast: 7:30 to 9:30 AM, Lunch: 12:30 to 2:00 PM, Dinner: 7:30 to 10:00 PM. No Reservations Required.

The Grill
Stop by this outdoor grill for a freshly made hamburger, fries and other light fare while enjoying the picturesque views. Please check onboard for hours. No Reservations Required

24-Hour In Suite Dining
You may order from our in-suite service menu 24 hours a day. Items from The Restaurant menu can also be served in your suite during regular dining hours at your request, and course-by-course, if you desire.

Cruiselite Dining
Alternate entree options to cater to your personal lifestyle.

Special Dietary Requiements
If you have special dietary requirements, Silversea will make every attempt to accommodate your requests. Please advise us of your needs on the Guest Information Form at least 75 days prior to sailing. Notification should be sent to Silversea's Special Services Department.

Age Restrictions

Age Restrictions
 Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a Parent or Legal Guardian over the age of 21. Silversea cannot accommodate infants under one year of age and reserves the right to limit the number of children under three years of age. Please be advised that there is NO children's programs, babysitting, or children's activities onboard.
 
 Pregnancy
 At the time of booking, expectant mothers are required to supply a medical certificate establishing their fitness for travel at the time they are due to travel. Silversea is unable to accommodate women beyond their sixth month of pregnancy and will not be responsible or liable for any complication relative to any pregnancy during the entire duration of the cruise. Additionally, airlines may have restrictions on travel that may be different from Silversea's. Please contact your travel agent or airline.

Tipping

All gratuities aboard ship are included in your cruise fare; none are expected.

Cabins

All categories on this ship contain the following:

  • Sitting area
  • Twin beds that convert to queen-size
  • Marbled bath with tub/shower combination
  • Writing desk,
  • Flat screen television with on-demand movies and music
  • Phone
  • Hairdryer
  • WiFi access (with fee)

Oceanview

Oceanview

Category Code(s): AC,EC

  • Adventure Class: 157 - 167 square feet
  • Explorer Class: 175 - 190 square feet
  • Decks 3 and 4
  • Adventure Class has two porthole windows
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed
  • Marbled bathroom with tub/ shower combination
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Sitting area with writing desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat-screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • WiFi Internet access an hour per day
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown
  • Complimentary WiFi Internet access

Suite

Suite

Category Code(s): DS,ES,SS

  • 422 square feet, veranda: 30 square feet
  • Deck 5
  • Two French balconies with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Living room (with convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest)
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed
  • Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Vanity table with hair dryer
  • Sitting area with writing desk
  • Two flat screen televisions with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Unlimited WiFi Internet access
  • Afternoon canapés upon request
  • Dinner at officer's table
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown
  • SILVER SUITE has two French balconies with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • DISCOVERER SUITE has two large oceanview windows
  • EXPEDITION SUITE has two windows
Suite

Category Code(s): VS,VWS

  • 192 square feet
  • Deck 3
  • Large picture window providing panoramic ocean views
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed
  • Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Sitting area with writing desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • WiFi Internet access an hour per day
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Category Code(s): GS

  • 618 square feet, veranda: 86 square feet
  • Deck 7
  • Teak style 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
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Vanity table with hair dryer
  • Sitting area and writing desk
  • Two flat screen televisions with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Laundry service
  • Illy® espresso machine
  • Afternoon canapés upon request
  • Dinner at officer’s table
  • Four hours of Internet service per suite, per voyage segment
  • Two hours of worldwide phone use from your suite, per voyage segment
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown
Balcony Suite

Category Code(s): O1

  • 728 square feet, veranda: 158 square feet
  • Deck 7
  • Teak style 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
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Vanity table with hair dryer
  • Sitting area and writing desk
  • Two flat screen televisions with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Laundry service
  • Illy® espresso machine
  • Afternoon canapés upon request
  • Dinner at officer’s table
  • Four hours of Internet service per suite, per voyage segment
  • Two hours of worldwide phone use from your suite, per voyage segment
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown
Balcony Suite

Category Code(s): VR

  • 202 - 216 square feet, veranda: 16 square feet
  • Deck 5
  • French balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed (Suites 500, 501, 512 and 513 have a queen bed)
  • Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination
  • Choice of bathroom amenities
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Sitting area with writing desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen television, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • WiFi Internet access an hour per day
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • iPod docking station
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown
Balcony Suite

Category Code(s): MS

  • 400 square feet, veranda: 86 square feet
  • Deck 7
  • Balcony with wooden parquet and patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed
  • Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower
  • Fitted wardrobe with personal safe
  • Sitting area with writing desk
  • Vanity table with hair dryer
  • Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming
  • Unlimited WiFi Internet access
  • Dinner at officer’s table
  • Butler service
  • Champagne upon request
  • Pratesi® fine bed linens and down duvet covers
  • Plush robes and slippers
  • Daily suite service with nightly turndown

Life on Board

Dining

The Grill

The Grill

Soft breezes and island views beckon at the Grill, especially as the sun goes down, when guests gather at the outdoor bar for cocktails and tapas, and talk about their day. Dining options include a choice of lighter fare as well as grilled favorites and fresh-from-the-oven pizza.

The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Sparkling with silver, crystal and candlelight, The Restaurant encircles its guests with sophisticated elegance and impeccable service. Contemporary, international cuisine is created by talented chefs, and menus feature a series of signature dishes created exclusively for Silversea by Relais & Chateaux.

Spa and Beauty

Beauty Salon

Beauty Salon

A full range of salon services is available for both men and women including hairstyling, manicures and pedicures. Appointments for these chargeable services may be made on board the ship, or in advance via My Voyage.

The Spa at Silversea

The Spa at Silversea

Relax your body and mind with a wide range of soothing therapies including facials, body wraps and massages. Sauna and steam rooms are perfect for relaxing before your spa treatment or after a long nature hike.

Onboard Activities

Internet Cafe

Internet Cafe

Email friends and family back home or surf the web for a nominal fee. CD burners, headphones, digital camera media readers, and complimentary black and white laser printing are also available.

Launderette

Launderette

Complimentary self-service laundry facilities are available onboard.

Library

Library

The Library has an extensive selection of hardcover books, magazines, reference materials and newspapers, as well as audio listening stations. Movies are also available and can be viewed on your in-suite entertainment centre.

Observation Lounge

Observation Lounge

The Observation Lounge offers comfortable seats to enjoy a beverage and watch the ever-changing view.

Reception

Reception

This central lobby area welcomes guests to speak with a Guest Relations specialist should they have a question or require any service. Assistance is available 24 hours a day.

The Theatre

The Theatre

Gather in The Theatre to hear fascinating tales of adventure or to learn about the region's endemic wildlife and remarkable nature. Lectures and seminars are presented by knowledgeable experts in a variety of scientific fields.

Night Life

Connoisseurs Corner

Connoisseurs Corner

The Connoisseurs Corner offers exceptional cognacs along with a premium selection of cigars for purchase.

Panorama Lounge

Panorama Lounge

The Panorama Lounge is specially designed to provide an uninterrupted view of the day's destination from the comfort of the ship's interior. This is an ideal place to unwind, listen to the pianist and enjoy a nightcap with new friends.

Sports and Fitness

Fitness Centre

Fitness Centre

The Fitness Centre is equipped with free weights, weight machines, state-of-the-art treadmills, elliptical trainers and recumbent and upright bicycles. Classes in aerobics, yoga, Pilates and circuit training are led by the onboard fitness trainer and are always complimentary.

Shopping

Boutiques

Boutiques

Featuring designer collections and duty-free shopping, the onboard Boutiques offer a selection of jewellery, fashions, perfumes and Silversea logo items. Shops are closed while in port and on occasion due to local government regulations. Toiletries and convenience items are also available for purchase.

Pools

Whirlpool

Whirlpool

On warm climate expeditions, outdoor life on board revolves around the Whirlpool. People socialize and lounge around the small but very refreshing whirlpool, perfect for cooling off.


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