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About Silversea Cruises

Silversea offers ultra-luxurious all-inclusive cruises that include unlimited beverages and gratuities. Five ships in its fleet sail traditional luxury ocean cruise itineraries while the remaining four are earmarked for expedition journeys to remote regions of the world. Stellar service and butlers for everyone are hallmarks of both types of experiences.

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Silver Spirit
Silver Spirit

11 Night
Far East CruiseDetails

325 Reviews
Leaving:Manila
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Feb 15, 2023
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Silver Muse
Silver Muse

17 Night
Transoceanic CruiseDetails

233 Reviews
Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Sep 7, 2023
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Silver Wind
Silver Wind

11 Night
Expedition CruiseDetails

185 Reviews
Leaving:Puntarenas
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Oct 27, 2022
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Silver Shadow
Silver Shadow (Photo: Silversea)

11 Night
Canada CruiseDetails

272 Reviews
Leaving:Quebec City
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
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Virgin Voyages

9 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

11 Reviews
Leaving:Barbados
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Feb 18, 2023
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7 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

11 Reviews
Leaving:San Juan
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Mar 6, 2023
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12 Night
Arctic CruiseDetails

185 Reviews
Leaving:Reykjavik
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
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14 Night
Expedition CruiseDetails

82 Reviews
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Mar 4, 2023
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14 Night
Europe - Northern CruiseDetails

11 Reviews
Leaving:Copenhagen
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Sep 8, 2023
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25 Night
Expedition CruiseDetails

82 Reviews
Leaving:Santiago
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Mar 18, 2023
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19 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

185 Reviews
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
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10 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

185 Reviews
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
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25 Night
Transoceanic CruiseDetails

11 Reviews
Leaving:Barbados
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Mar 8, 2024
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18 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

272 Reviews
Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
May 9, 2025
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13 Night
Transoceanic CruiseDetails

233 Reviews
Leaving:Seward
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Sep 12, 2024
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Silversea Cruise Tips, Activities, and Overview

Who goes on Silversea cruise ships?

Silversea caters to Baby Boomers, affluent and often retired, with the leisure and the resources to make Silversea their cruise line of choice. Silversea Expeditions also appeals to that demographic, as well as younger professionals with a desire for active cruising that includes posh cabins and stellar service alongside Zodiac expeditions, snorkeling excursions and in-port hikes. Shorter classic voyages also tend to draw younger passengers. About 60 percent of passengers onboard come from the Americas, the rest from international markets.

Do I have to dress up on a Silversea cruise?

Yes, if you are going on a classic cruise ship; no if you're sailing on a luxury expedition cruise. The classic ships divide evenings among casual resort wear, informal attire (for men, this means a jacket, tie optional, and women wear dresses or pantsuits) and formal nights when eveningwear for women is an evening gown or cocktail dress and men wear tuxedos, dinner jackets or dark suits, and a tie is required.

The dress code is more casual on the expedition vessels, and there are no formal nights.

Is everything free on Silversea cruises?

Silversea cruises are fairly inclusive, with the only extras being shore excursions (except on Silversea's expedition cruises on which they're included in the cruise price), shop purchases, spa and beauty treatments, and send-out laundry. Some specialty restaurants also cost extra (and caviar on the room service menu).

Cruise fares include gratuities, unlimited beverages (soft and alcoholic), internet access and round trip transportation into town in most ports. Most itineraries also include transfers to/from the ship, and some even include complimentary round trip economy airfare.

What are Silversea’s most popular activities?

Onboard, each Silversea cruise ship has a pool and hot tubs that see a lot of action, and the spa gets a lot of use, as well. Silversea cruisers also enjoy attending lectures on the culture and history of the destinations they visit, and like to spend time in the library. Evening shows, which range from opera-themed to swing-era classics, also draw a crowd. When in port, most Silversea cruisers opt for one of the line's many shore excursion offerings.

Expedition cruises bring cruisers together with experts to lead hiking, Zodiac, snorkeling, diving and other small group excursions.

Why go with Silversea?

  • All-suite, all-inclusive cruise line.
  • True luxury in suites, service, food and wine -- even in remote regions.
  • Itineraries blend exotic ports and mainstream locales.

Best for: Sophisticated international travelers who enjoy unusual destinations yet want a hint of traditional formality, complete with butler service

Not for: Young families and American-centric cruisers who like to be casual all the time

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Silversea Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Size Matters

Then we hit rough seas again and when we arrived in Ketchican we had a tug boat just holding the ship to the dock.Only the Alyeska hotel that we had one night in Girdwood prior to taking the scenic train down to Seward to board the ship was a nice hotel.Read More
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mlarocca

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Not the Silversea standard it once was

Also, there was no table with water bottles on land by the tender.Likewise, no coffee in the morning or served very late.Read More
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frumalby

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Historic crossing Northwest Passage

The landscape is pretty barren,there are no trees,we have encountered very little ice,ship did proceed thru one small field .We have stopped in numerous small communities along way the local inhabitants mostly are very friendly and like to explain their way of Artic life.Read More
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bearhall

10+ Cruises

Lovely cruise but...

Other than the few minor niggles mentioned above we enjoyed our first Silversea cruise and will cruise with them again." First impressions excellent we did door to door was collected from home, transfer to airport, transfer from airport to hotel and transfer from hotel to cruise port and check in all went seamlessly.Read More
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sharonMartin

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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