Both ships boast a fleet of Zodiacs that allow passengers to enjoy up-close encounters with wildlife and stunning views of natural landscapes. Guests can also join complimentary expeditions ashore guided by Silversea's experienced expedition team. Expert naturalists and special guest lecturers are on hand to share their intimate knowledge of the region's history, culture and local flora and fauna.
On board the world's most luxurious expedition ships, passengers can relax in comfort and style in all-suite accommodations that provide stunning ocean views. The superb service and vast array of amenities, including gourmet dining, complimentary beverages, a full-service spa and live entertainment, further enhance the Silversea experience.
The Silver Explorer and Silver Galapagos are the only expedition ships operated by six-star cruise line Silversea. Click here to read about Silversea's other vessels and voyages.
Trips are rated according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered. The vacations below are categorized according to the industry rating scale (budget, first class and deluxe). Click any vacation name for the itinerary, dates and prices.
|Vacation Name||Days||Starts In||Ends In||Travel Style||Quality*|
|Silversea - Antarctica|
|11 Day Classic Antarctica 2013 (Ushuaia to Ushuaia)||11||Ushuaia, Argentina||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Holiday Antarctica 2013 (Ushuaia to Ushuaia)||13||Ushuaia, Argentina||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Explorer's Antarctica 2013 (Ushuaia to Ushuaia)||18||Ushuaia, Argentina||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Silversea - Arctic|
|Expedition Svalbard 2013 (Oslo to Tromso)||11||Oslo, Norway||Tromso, Norway||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Expedition Svalbard II 2013 (Tromso to Oslo)||11||Tromso, Norway||Oslo, Norway||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Majestic Fjords & Arctic Svalbard 2013||13||Bergen, Norway||Longyearbyen, Norway||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Svalbard & Scoresby Sund 2013||13||Longyearbyen, Norway||Reykjavik, Iceland||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Exploring Nunavut & Greenland 2013||15||Churchill, Canada||Kangerlussuaq, Greenland||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
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|Silversea - Caribbean|
|West Indies Expedition 2013||8||La Romana, Dominican Republilc||Bridgetown, Barbados||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Caribbean Sea Adventure 2013||10||Bridgetown, Barbados||Colon, Panama||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Silversea - Europe and Britain|
|Celtic Coasts 2013||13||Greenock, Scotland||Bergen, Norway||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Silversea - Mexico & Central America|
|Rainforests & Reefs 2013||8||Colon, Panama||Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Silversea - South America|
|Galapagos North Central Itinerary 2013||8||Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador||Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Galapagos Western Itinerary 2013||8||Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador||Baltra Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Patagonia & Chilean Fjords 2013||12||Valparaíso, Chile||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
These vacations are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered.
= Budget vacations that typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= First class vacations that typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= Deluxe vacations that typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.
** The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.