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Sailings
18 Nights Antarctica
departing from Ushuaia, Argentina
Cruise Line Silversea Cruises
Ship Silver Explorer
Departing Wed, Nov 10, 2021
Return Port Ushuaia, Argentina
Ports of Call Ushuaia, Argentina | West Point, Falkland Islands | Saunders Island, Falkland Islands | Port Stanley, Ontario | South...
Silversea Cruises
Ushuaia, Argentina | West Point, Falkland Islands | Saunders Island, Falkland Islands | Port Stanley, Ontario | South Georgia, Antarctica | Elephant Island, Antarctica | Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Prices starting from
  • Inside
    Oceanview
    Balcony
    Suite
  • $18,880 USD $1,048.89 USD per day
    $21,680 USD $1,204.44 USD per day
Port charges included. Taxes and fees are not included.
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Wed, Nov 10, 2021 USHUAIA -- 5:00 pm
    Thu, Nov 11, 2021 DAY AT SEA -- --
    Fri, Nov 12, 2021 WEST POINT ISLAND 6:00 am 11:00 am
    Fri, Nov 12, 2021 SAUNDERS ISLAND 2:15 pm 7:00 pm
    Sat, Nov 13, 2021 PORT STANLEY 8:00 am 2:00 pm
    Sun, Nov 14, 2021 DAY AT SEA 8:00 am --
    Mon, Nov 15, 2021 DAY AT SEA -- --
    Tue, Nov 16, 2021 SOUTH GEORGIA 10:00 am --
    Wed, Nov 17, 2021 SOUTH GEORGIA -- 12:00 pm
    Thu, Nov 18, 2021 SOUTH GEORGIA -- --
    Fri, Nov 19, 2021 DAY AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Nov 20, 2021 DAY AT SEA -- --
    Sun, Nov 21, 2021 ELEPHANT ISLAND 9:30 am 2:00 pm
    Mon, Nov 22, 2021 ANTARCTIC SOUND -- --
    Tue, Nov 23, 2021 ANTARCTIC PENINSULA -- --
    Wed, Nov 24, 2021 ANTARCTIC PENINSULA -- --
    Thu, Nov 25, 2021 SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS -- --
    Fri, Nov 26, 2021 DAY AT SEA 8:00 am --
    Sat, Nov 27, 2021 DAY AT SEA -- --
    Sun, Nov 28, 2021 USHUAIA -- --
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Silversea Cruises
General

Silversea is committed to making your voyage unforgettable by taking you to the most beautiful destinations on the planet in the comfort and elegance that you deserve.

Silversea's small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surroundings imaginable. All accommodations are spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler service,and most include private verandas. Silversea voyages and cruise expeditions sail to over 900 destinations on all seven continents, more than any other cruise line.


OUR PERSONALISED SERVICE REMAINS THE JEWEL IN OUR CROWN

Breeze through embarkation and step into the warm welcome of white-gloved staff. Enjoy a flute of champagne as you are escorted to your suite. Renowned for culinary excellence and innovative spirit, Silversea's luxury cruises offer a choice of open-seating dining options throughout the fleet, as well as several specialty venues aboard all non-expedition ships. Enjoy the ease, convenience and value of an all-inclusive cruise fare that includes almost all of your discretionary onboard expenses.

INTIMATE LUXURY SHIPS: Our ships range in size from 50 to 304 suites to ensure each of our guests finds the perfect balance between choice and intimacy

OVER 900 DESTINATIONS WORLDWIDE: With over 900 destinations across all 7 continents, wherever you want to go, you can get there with Silversea

Ship
Silver Explorer
Overview

With all-inclusive dining, service and shore excursions, Silver Explorer is expedition cruising at its very best. Award-winning itineraries make this ship the perfect combination of adventure and comfort.

Silversea's 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.

Distinctions

All-Inclusive Luxury. Signature Silversea Style.



Behind Silver Explorer's ice-strengthened hull there exists a degree of luxury unmatched in expedition cruising. Enjoy exceptional amenities on your Silversea Expedition voyage:

ALL OCEAN-VIEW ACCOMMODATION
The largest average accommodation size of any expedition ship, each with private bath and an elegant ambience of unrivalled luxury.

A BUTLER FOR EVERYONE
Butler service in every suite, every stateroom.

SUPERLATIVE SERVICE AND GENUINE HOSPITALITY
Crew to guest ratio of nearly 1 to 1

COMPLIMENTARY HOSTED ADVENTURES ASHORE
Unearth fascinating dimensions of culture, adventure, history, science and the environment through a diverse collection of complimentary shoreside experiences and distinctive onboard events.

EXPERT EXPEDITION TEAM
Travel with explorers, scientists, authors, photographers and destination experts at your side as you discover remote and remarkable environments.

COMPLIMENTARY BEVERAGES SERVED THROUGHOUT THE SHIP
Choose from a premium selection of fine wines, champagnes, spirits, bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffees - all with Silversea's compliments.

GRATUITIES INCLUDED
All onboard gratuities are included - none are ever expected.

OPEN-SEATING DINING
When and with whom you dine is up to you.

CASUAL/INFORMAL ATTIRE
No tuxedos or formal evening dress required

GOURMET MENUS BY RELAIS & CHATEAUX
Silversea's preferred culinary partner.

COMPLIMENTARY 24-HOUR ROOM SERVICE
A late-night snack or full breakfast, lunch or dinner delivered at your request - with no charge and no tipping.

COMPLIMENTARY PARKA (for Polar voyages) AND WATER-RESISTANT BACKPACK
Professional gear for your authentic expedition.

OPEN BRIDGE POLICY
Visits are welcome 24 hours a day, except when in port, during periods of inclement weather, and for safety reasons at the Captain's discretion.

SHIP-WIDE INTERNET ACCESS AND CELLULAR PHONE SERVICE
Fee applies.
Public Areas

Fitness Centre

The Fitness Centre offers world-class equipment, classes, and personalized services.

Connoisseur's Corner

If you appreciate good cognac or premium cigars, be sure to visit the Connoisseur's Corner to see the ship's exceptional selection.

Tor's Observation Library

The Tor's Observation Library boasts exceptional views overlooking the ocean as it stretches out below you while you enjoy your cruise.

Panorama Lounge

Relax and unwind in the Panorama Lounge, a sophisticated yet amicable space offering beautiful ocean views as you enjoy your cruise.

Explorer Lounge

Gather in The Explorer Lounge to hear fascinating tales of adventure or to learn about the region's endemic wildlife and remarkable nature.

Zagara Spa

Come and indulge in a luxurious spa treatment. Facials, body wraps, massages: the spa is the perfect place to unwind.

Beauty Salon

Maintain your fresh look throughout your luxury cruise at the Beauty Salon. Services are available for men and women.

Boutique

There is a wealth of luxury shopping experiences aboard all Silversea ships, featuring the most distinctive and appealing brands from across the globe.

Reception

Be sure to visit the Reception area, where our experts can provide invaluable information to help you get the most out of your cruise.


Dining

The Grill

One of the healthiest cuisines to exist, The Grill features lava stone cooking at its finest. Sourced from volcanic rock and placed in an oven to reach an optimum temperature of 400o C, The Grill invites guests to cook their food directly at their table. Place your meat, fish or vegetables on top of the grill stone or inside the soup bowl, and then simply cook to your very own taste. Every bite is cooked to perfection, time after time. With the stone cooking available in the evenings only, The Grill becomes a daytime rotisserie and gourmet salad and burger bar, offering build your own burgers from the best selections of meat.

The Restaurant

The Restaurant serves contemporary, international cuisine with sophisticated elegance and impeccable service. Menus feature regional specialities unique to the voyage destination, for example, Roasted Chilean Sea Bass while cruising the Chilean fjords. During days at sea, choose something from La Collection du Monde, a series of signature dishes created exclusively for Silversea by the Grands Chefs of Relais & Chateaux. The Restaurant offers open-seating dining, which means there are no assigned times, no assigned tables. You are free to dine when, where and with whom you please on this luxury cruise.


Ship Facts
  • Lloyd's Register
  • Ice-class rating: 1A
  • Crew: 118
  • Officers: International
  • Guests: 144
  • Tonnage: 6,072
  • Length: 354 ft/ 107.9 m
  • Width: 52 ft/ 15.8 m
  • Speed: 14 knots
  • Passenger decks: 5
  • Refurbished: 2018
  • Registry: Bahamas
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • AC Adventurer Suite
    EC Explorer Suite
    G1 Grand Suite
    ME Medallion Suite
    O1 Owner's Suite
    SL Silver Suite
    VI Vista Suite
    VR Veranda Suite
    VS View Suite
Stateroom Symbol Legend
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  • 3rd Guest Capacity
    Handicap Suites
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Deck 7

Deck 7
Destination
Antarctica
Ports of Call
Ushuaia, Argentina
City Ushuaia

The world's southernmost city, Ushuaia overlooks Beagle Channel, named after the ship that took Charles Darwin to the bottom of the world. Founded just over one hundred years ago, this rustic town is situated amidst incredible snowcapped mountains, dramatic waterfalls, massive glaciers, and a forest known for its red foliage. Tierra del Fuego, the "Land of Fire," twelve miles to the west of Ushuaia, is known for its glacial landscape and its national park, which is a bird-watcher's paradise.

West Point, Falkland Islands
City West Point

Saunders Island, Falkland Islands

Port Stanley, Ontario

South Georgia, Antarctica
City South Georgia

South Georgia is an island over 1500 miles away from the Antarctic Peninsula. It is the location for two research facilities. The King Edward Point research facility is conducting Applied Fisheries Research on behalf of the Government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. The Bird Island research facility is conducting population biology, ecosystem dynamics and behavior of seabirds and seals. From their inception both research facilities have been occupied sporadically. However, they are now being manned on a continuous basis. Though most of Antarctica is covered in snow, you may be surprised to actually see green grass grow on the hillsides of this island.

Elephant Island, Antarctica
City Elephant Island

Elephant Island is a popular attraction to Antarctic tourists because of the historical experiences of Captain Shackleton of the Endurance and his 27-crew men. In January 1915, they were ship wrecked in the pack ice of Weddell Sea. Stranded on ice floes and three small boats from the Endurance they finally made it to Elephant Island. While the crew survived on seal and penguin meet, Captain Shackleton took 5 crewmembers with him to the island of South Georgia where he and one other crewmember hiked 36 hours across South Georgia to the whaling station on the opposite side. From there Shackleton borrowed a tugboat to mount a rescue of his men on the opposite side of South Georgia Island and on Elephant Island. After four more months and three failed attempts, Shackleton was finally able to illustrate a Captains loyalty to his crew on August 30, 1916. Not a crewman was lost.

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
City Antarctic Peninsula

Not too many ships make it as far south as Antarctica, so the journey is a highlight by itself. The Antarctic Peninsula juts out from Antarctica towards the eastern side of South America between the 59th and 76th West longitudinal parallels. And since you are on your way do not forget your camera as you are bound to see some amazing creatures on a never more pristine background. For starters you will see gentoo and chinstrap penguins; blue-eyed shags and snowy sheathbills; crabeater seals and minke whales.

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