Sea lion pup found during a wildlife tour of Chile
Along the Humboldt Current
Watch for playful dolphins as you cruise the Pacific’s nutrient-rich Humboldt Current. With ample opportunities to spot birds and wildlife, fascinating history and areas of unrivaled beauty like Moon Valley, this comprehensive cruise offers something …
  • 15 Days
  • $5,950 - $18,750 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Peru, Arequipa, Valparaiso, Paracas, Arica, Robinson Crusoe Island, Alejandro Selkirk Island, Coquimbo, …
Level:
Easy
 	Mountains rising behind Ushuaia on Argentina trip
Cape to Cape Adventure
Visit the most remote archipelago in the world on this mind-stretching adventure. Be prepared for astounding diversity: sea-lions, seals, dolphins, albatrosses and penguins are just some of the wildlife you can expect to see. Absorb the vastness of the …
  • 23 Days
  • $9,950 - $24,050 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Antarctica, Africa, South America, South Georgia, Argentina, Patagonia, South Africa, Tristan da Cunha, Ushuaia, Stanley, …
Level:
Easy
View the pristine beauty of Antarctica
Classic Antarctica
There is a reason travelers rave about this journey. Embark from and return to the “city at the end of the world”—Ushuaia—as you explore the Earth’s seldom-seen southern extremes. Cruise through the legendary Drake Passage and admire nature’s …
  • 11 Days
  • $9,950 - $30,050 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, …
Level:
Easy
Photograph the blue waters reflecting off the glacial formations
Expedition Greenland
Greenland is an unsullied wilderness that also happens to be the largest island in the world. On this journey, take a look around this rarely visited wilderness: discover sites where ancient Vikings roamed, explore deep fjords, steaming hot springs and …
  • 11 Days
  • $6,950 - $19,550 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises, History
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Greenland, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, Prince Christian Sound, Reykjavik, Nanortalik, Qaqortoq, …
Level:
Easy
Arctic village
Expedition High Arctic
Journey into the land of the midnight sun, stopping at some of the most pristine destinations in the Arctic. Explore the colorful villages of western Greenland and see the 1,000-foot cliffs that are home to hundreds of thousands of nesting seabirds. …
  • 19 Days
  • $24,850 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruises, History, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, North America, Greenland, Canada, Pond Inlet, Prince Leopold Island, Clyde River, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), Uummannaq, Ilulissat, …
Level:
Easy
Coastal village in the arctic
Expedition North
Learn Viking lore and legends on this voyage north to the Arctic Circle. Behold the majesty of the silent landscapes as you search for Polar Bears, walrus, Arctic fox and seals. Explore deep fjords and lava caves, sulfur pits and boiling mud pools. A …
  • 13 Days
  • $9,950 - $27,950 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
History, Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Jan Mayen, Iceland, Norway, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Grimsey Island, …
Level:
Easy
Arctic village
Expedition Spitsbergen
Svalbard showcases the earth’s northern limits at their most impressive. Traversing this archipelago is a treat for any intrepid traveler, and this Arctic cruise brings forth its most spellbinding facets. This region teems with vast ice fields, …
  • 8 Days
  • $5,750 - $16,250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Asia, Arctic, North America, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Russia, Canada, Longyearbyen, …
Level:
Easy
Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
Expedition Svalbard
Experience a journey into one of the last major European wilderness areas with pristine mountains, fauna, deep fjords, picturesque icebergs, and massive ice sheets. The goal on this voyage is to explore the eastern and least-visited sections of …
  • 11 Days
  • $7,750 - $21,650 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Tromso, Bear Island, Edgeøya
Level:
Easy
Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
  • 18 Days
  • $17,550 - $55,650 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, South Georgia, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Stanley, Carcass Island, Saunders Island, Drake Passage, …
Level:
Easy
Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
North Atlantic Adventure
This journey from Greenland to Newfoundland allows travelers to experience some raw and remote northern gems. In addition to marveling at the natural splendor, get to know the history and culture of the places you visit, whether it is learning about …
  • 13 Days
  • $7,850 - $17,050 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, History, Light Hiking, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, North America, Greenland, Canada, Iqaluit, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangerlussuaq, Kangaamiut, Nuuk, L'Anse aux Meadows, …
Level:
Easy
Caribou antler laying on ground of Baffin Island
North Atlantic Adventure
Float effortlessly amidst nature’s works of art in ice and stone, and experience European culture meshed with Inuit tradition. Look for Polar Bears and thousands of birds, while you wonder at the spectacular wilderness of the Torngat Mountains National …
  • 16 Days
  • $8,350 - $23,250 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Arctic, North America, Greenland, Canada, Atlantic Coast, Iqaluit, Torngat Mountains National Park, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, L'Anse aux Meadows, …
Level:
Easy
Exploring the ice on a Patagonia trekking tour
Patagonia & Chilean Fjords
Get a glimpse of Chile’s medley of cultures, from native Mapuche to German immigrants. Experience what life is like on a Patagonian estancia and navigate some of the region’s awe-inspiring fjords. Chiloe Island’s unique character charms, while th …
  • 13 Days
  • $5,950 - $16,650 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Santiago, Punta Arenas, Valparaiso, Ushuaia, Puerto Montt, Castro, …
Level:
Easy
Exploring the ice on a Patagonia trekking tour
Patagonia, the Chilean Fjords & Antarctica
Venture along the coast of Chile to the “End of the World” and beyond. Get a glimpse of the remarkable medley of landscapes here, from Patagonia’s lakes, glaciers, mountains and fjords to the icebergs and tundra of the Antarctic Peninsula. See a …
  • 19 Days
  • $17,150 - $47,850 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Chile, Patagonia, Punta Arenas, Valparaiso, Petermann Island, Pleneau Bay, Paulet Island, Brown Bluff, …
Level:
Easy
Nice mountain views during Ecuador vacation
Rainforest Cultures & Natural Ecosystems
Panama, Ecuador and Colombia each offer their own delights on this trip. Traverse the legendary Panama Canal and roam the Darien Jungle, one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Scan your surroundings for wildlife—such as spider monkeys and …
  • 9 Days
  • $4,350 - $12,950 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, History, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises, Cultural Immersion, Light Hiking
Places:
South America, Central America, Ecuador, Panama, Guayaquil, Isla de la Plata, Colombia, Colon, Utria National Park, Darien Jungle, …
Level:
Easy
The rolling hills of the British Isles.
Remote Isles and Magical Fjords
As you travel the northern reaches of Europe, hear island legends and bask in the rugged beauty of this part o the world. Admire the rare puffins of Lunga, and see the remnants of Neolithic civilizations on Shetland. Discover the maritime history of …
  • 12 Days
  • $7,450 - $17,450 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruises, History
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Scotland, United Kingdom, Iona, St. Kilda, Orkney Islands, Tromso, Lofoten Islands, …
Level:
Easy
Coastal village in the arctic
Remote Isles On the Way to Iceland
The captivating history of these remote islands will astound, as you discover Neolithic sites, medieval ruins, and historic homes. Perhaps spot puffins, Grey seals, or even Orcas as you travel northwards to the Faroe Islands. Zodiac cruises, stunning …
  • 12 Days
  • $6,450 - $18,150 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruises, History
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Scotland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Torshavn, Mykines, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, …
Level:
Easy
Icebergs in Greenland
Svalbard & Scoresby Sund
Discover the majestic icebergs and glacier-filled bays of the largest fjord system in the world during this unforgettable 2-week adventure. Ice cruise by Zodiac® and search the shoreline for polar bears. With 24-hour daylight, jagged peaks and glacier …
  • 15 Days
  • $10,950 - $27,350 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Scoresbysund, Bellsund, Reykjavik, …
Level:
Easy
Greenock, Scotland
Vintage Scotland
Rarely do travelers get such a thorough look at the isles of the United Kingdom. On this 11-day journey, explore Balfour Castle in the Orkney Islands, which once offered safe harbor to Vikings. Stroll along the picturesque coast of the Isle of …
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruises, Light Hiking, History, Cultural Immersion, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Europe, Scotland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Isle of Skye, Iona, St. Kilda, Isle of Mull, Greenock, Lerwick, …
Level:
Easy
Arctic village
White Sea Expedition
Drift into the Arctic Circle and explore a variety of villages and islands at the top of the world. Rarely do travelers have a chance to glimpse life in such raw and remote environs. Explore the rare, Neolithic labyrinths of Zayatsky island. Learn the …
  • 13 Days
  • $9,250 - $23,350 USD
Ship:
Silver Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, History, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Europe, Norway, Russia, Murmansk, Tromso, Skarsvaag, Solovetsky Archipelago, Arkhangelsk, …
Level:
Easy
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's 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