Silver Explorer

The Silver Explorer
Silver Explorer Connoisseur Club.
Enjoy a massage aboard the Silver Explorer.
Silver Explorer Observation Lounge.
Silver Explorer dining room.
Silver Explorer theater.
Silver Explorer Panorama Lounge.
Silver Explorer zodiac expedition.
  • 12 days
  • $10650 - $28950 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Drake Passage, Deception Island Antarctica, …
View the pristine beauty of Antarctica
  • 11 days
  • $10150 - $27550 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Drake Passage, Deception Island Antarctica, Paradise Bay Antarctica, Cuverville Island, Aitcho Island, …
Photograph the blue waters reflecting off the glacial formations
  • 13 days
  • $9750 - $26450 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, Prince Christian Sound, Reykjavik, Nanortalik, Qaqortoq, …
Arctic village
  • 8 days
  • $5550 - $15250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Smeerenburg, Prins Karls Forland, Magdalenafjord, Kongfjord
Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
  • 11 days
  • $7650 - $22850 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Bellsund, Prins Karls Forland, Barentsburg, Tromso, Bear Island, …
The expansive dunes of the Namib Desert
Explorer's Africa: Cape Town to Dakar
This unique Cape Town to Dakar adventure explores some of the more remote areas along the West African coast. While some of the ports might present challenges such as poor infrastructure, the pay off will be truly one-of-a-kind experiences and lifelong …
  • 23 days
  • $13950 - $26150 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Africa, Senegal, South Africa, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Cotonou, Sao Tome, Walvis Bay, Luderitz, Cape Town, …
Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
  • 18 days
  • $16950 - $48950 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South America, South Georgia, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Stanley, Carcass Island, Saunders Island, Drake Passage, …
King Penguin colony on Volunteer Point, East Falkland Island
  • 13 days
  • $14650 - $40950 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Stanley, Saunders Island, Drake Passage, Deception Island Antarctica, Paradise Bay Antarctica, …
Jagged mountain formations
  • 16 days
  • $6950 - $162250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, South Pacific, Chile, Easter Island, Pitcairn Islands, Papeete, Rurutu, Tubuai, Raivavae, Mangareva, …
South Georgia Island, Shackleton walk
  • 13 days
  • $8350 - $22850 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Spa & Relaxing, Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Bellsund, Prins Karls Forland, Bergen, Bear Island, Geiranger, …
Cabanas silhouette  on a Bora Bora cruise
  • 13 days
  • $5950 - $16150 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South Pacific, Bora Bora, Fiji, Niue, Papeete, Raiatea, Aitutaki, Lautoka, Vava'u, Ovalau, …
Sheep walking on the road in the British countryside.
  • 11 days
  • $5250 - $14250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Scotland, United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Dublin, Isles of Scilly, Glasgow, Portrush, Portsmouth, …
The rolling hills of the British Isles.
  • 11 days
  • $4950 - $13550 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Faroe Islands, Norway, Scotland, Denmark, Ireland, Iona, St. Kilda, Fair Isle, Bergen, …
Icebergs in Greenland
  • 15 days
  • $11350 - $32250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Scoresbysund, Bellsund, Reykjavik, Prins Karls Forland, …
Local Japanese woman in traditional dress.
  • 12 days
  • $6650 - $16350 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Spa & Relaxing, Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Asia, South Pacific, Guam, Otaru, Hakadate, Miyakejima, Hachijojima, Torishima, Hahajima, Chichijima, …

Embark on a luxurious expedition to the best far-flung destinations in the world aboard Silver Explorer (formerly known as the Prince Albert II), a purpose-built expedition cruise ship unlike any other. Designed specifically for navigating waters in some of the world’s most remote destinations, including both the Arctic and Antarctica waters, the 6,072-ton vessel boasts a strengthened hull with a Lloyd’s Register ice-class notation (1A) for passenger ships. With eight Zodiac boats, her 132 privileged guests can visit even the most off-the-beaten path locations. Experience the thrill of a true expedition aboard the Silver Explorer. Venture deep into regions where other vessels cannot go whilst enjoying a privileged lifestyle that is simply second-to-none.

Onboard, savor a convivial cosmopolitan ambiance and many special amenities usually found only on larger ships, including a spacious Library with an Internet Café, boutique shopping, a full-service spa, beauty salon, fitness center, sauna and two top-deck whirlpools. The Silver Explorer even features live evening entertainment and The Humidor, where connoisseurs can enjoy the finest cigars and cognacs — diversions offered by no other expedition ship.

All Ocean-view Accommodation
The largest average size accommodation of any expedition ship, each with private bath and an elegant ambiance of unrivaled luxury.

Complimentary Beverages Served
Choose from a premium selection of fine wines, champagnes, spirits, bottled water and soft drinks — all with the ship's compliments.

Besides the chilled bottle of champagne that awaits you, every accommodation includes a beverage cabinet stocked with your preferred assortment of beverages.

Gratuities Included
All onboard gratuities are included — none are ever expected.

Dining
Open Seating: when and with whom you dine is up to you. Gourmet menu's are provided by a preferred culinary partner. Enjoy delicious cuisine in casual resort attire - no tuxedos or formal evening dress required.

Complimentary 24-Hour Room Service
Late-night snack or full breakfast, lunch or dinner delivered at your request — with no charge and no tipping.

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. Travel and interact with leading explorers, notable scholars, renowned authors, photographers and destination aficionados at your side as you learn the nuances of these exotic environments.

Open Bridge Policy
Visits are welcome 24 hours a day except when in port and weather permitting.

Ship Specifics
Crew: 111
Officers: International
Guest Capacity: 132
Tonnage: 6,072
Length: 354 Feet
Width: 52 Feet
Speed: 14 Knots
Passenger Decks: 5
Refurbished 2008
Register: 1A Ice-Class
Registry: Bahamas

Silver Explorer's Adventurer Cabin
Adventurer Class
6 cabins on Deck 3, 180 sq. feet, Twin or Queen beds, 2 portholes.
Silver Explorer's Explorer Cabin.
Explorer Class
4 cabins on Deck 4, Twin or Queen beds, 180 sq. feet with view window.
Silver Explorer's View Suite.
View Suite
12 suites on Deck 3, 230 sq. feet with view window, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer Vista Suite.
Vista Suite
16 suites on Deck 4, 194 - 230 sq. feet with large window, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer Veranda Suite.
Veranda Suite
8 suites on Deck 5, 215 sq. feet with French balcony, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer's Expedition Suite.
Expedition Suite
4 suites on Deck 3, 430 sq. feet with 2 view windows, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer Medallion Suite.
Medallion Suite
2 suites on Deck 7, 358 sq. feet with private veranda, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer's Silver Suite.
Silver Suite
6 suites on Deck 5, 430 sq. feet with 2 French balconies, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer Grand Suite.
Grand Suite
2 suites on Deck 7, 650 sq. feet with large private veranda, Twin or Queen beds.
Silver Explorer's Owner's Suite.
Owner
2 suites on Deck 7, 540 sq. feet with large private veranda, Twin or Queen beds.
Deck plan