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Editor's Note: Prince Albert II was renamed Silver Explorer in April 2011. Silver Explorer, a purpose-rebuilt expedition ship, makes it possible for the first time to say "polar bears and penguins" in the ...
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44 Silversea Silver Explorer Cruise Reviews

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petlover
2 Reviews
Member Since 2003
1,330 Forum Posts
We are experienced cruisers (over 600 nights most of these on Regent) but this was our first experience on an ... Read more
DallasMaui
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
Where to begin...We have gone on 10 Cruises with Silverseas and have always been satisfied..but this was totally ... Read more
DC69
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This cruise was greatly anticipated after a fantastic experience on Silver Explorer in Antarctica. Started off badly ... Read more
PaulMCO
10 Reviews
Member Since 2008
1,816 Forum Posts
General Overall Impression: We were deeply disappointed in the expedition portion of the cruise. We missed 50% of ... Read more
Victator
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The cover of the Silverseas brochure features a polar bear and when you book an Arctic cruise that's what you expect to ... Read more

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Jean Reed
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We went on a Silver Sea expedition cruise to Svalbard in July 2015. Our ship the Silver Explorer was a beautiful ship ... Read more
tgh
1 Review
Member Since 2005
227 Forum Posts
With many SilverSea negatives in the forums ,and the memories of the Silver Discoverer hotel dept shortcomings still ... Read more
labrasett
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
We sailed from Ushuaia to Cape Town via Falklands, South Georgia and Tristan da Cunha. The ship was less than half ... Read more
Somerset17
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The Explorer is we feel the best of the 3 Silversea Expedition Ships Having said that I think it is important to ... Read more
herky
1 Review
Member Since 2008
We went with Celebrity Expeditions to the Galapagos about 8 years ago and thought that experience could not be topped. ... Read more

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Otis
2 Reviews
Member Since 2001
88 Forum Posts
We selected the Explorer for our Classic Antarctica cruise, a bit apprehensively, as our only previous SS experience ... Read more
tharma21
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We travelled as a family of 5 on the Explorer for a 10 day cruise , from Tromso and ended on Svalbard. Our time in ... Read more
ahp2123
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We took the 14-cruise, which started with a charter flight from Oslo to Longyearben, and included Svalbard, Greenland ... Read more
rosec168
1 Review
Member Since 2014
It is one of the most boring cruise I have been on. Program is poorly executed and pre and post cruise program and ... Read more
Always_at_Sea
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
It was much trepidation that we booked this Silverseas cruise in the Arctic. Marketing and brochures were ... Read more

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Prouss1
5 Reviews
Member Since 2012
4 Forum Posts
I’ll start this review so that readers have an understanding of my background: late 30s couple, travel 3 months ... Read more
ajgeb
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was my third cruise on a Silversea ship, and the second on the Explorer. The itinerary was fabulous, and the ... Read more
noscare
1 Review
Member Since 2007
35 Forum Posts
Transfers seemed well organized and someone was always there to answer questions should you have any. It was a smooth ... Read more
carefreecruise
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
263 Forum Posts
SHIP  100 Passenger with a crew of 70, recently refurbished during a quick two week wet dock. Ship looks tired ... Read more
bc9966
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
The Silver Explorer is a nice ship with an excellent crew. The food was as good as on other Silversea ships which means ... Read more

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Mike2131
12 Reviews
Member Since 2004
2,721 Forum Posts
I want to state right up front that we have to take part of the blame for our dissatisfaction with the cruise. We ... Read more
summerinitaly
6 Reviews
Member Since 2009
27 Forum Posts
I recently returned from an amazing foodie experience that included tasting ports in Portugal, tapas and seafood in ... Read more
fudge
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
250 Forum Posts
Day 1 After a very long journey from Cyprus (Europe) we arrived at BA EZE international airport. We may have been ... Read more
cocol
1 Review
Member Since 2013
It was my second cruise with Silversea but my very first time experiencing an expedition voyage. I must say it has been ... Read more
BFelix
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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12/12
We travelled as one of 4 couples - of the eight of us, we were the only Silversea/cruising novices. Turns out many of ... Read more

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