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Silversea Silver Explorer Cruise Reviews

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1st time on Silversea
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1st time on Silversea

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keckley
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this cruise because it was cruising the Seychelles. Supposed to be great diving. Unfortunately the cruise did not provide dive excursions. 1. Embarkation in Zanzibar was terrible: an hour late in setting up; ignored us for 30+ minutes standing with our luggage; rejected our PCR test that was listed as required; mandated an antigen test stating it was required by Seychelles’s, which I ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: View Suite


Fabulous Trip!!!

Review for Silver Explorer to Antarctica

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mcpats
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have taken over 80 cruises and this was the best cruise we have ever taken. For 18 days the staff were attentive and happy. The expedition team is incredible! Very knowledgeable and very helpful. Daily briefings were extremely informative and the shore excursions that we took twice each day when weather permitted were wonderful. The food was great and well presented. There was a wide variety of ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Exceptional repatriation following COVID19 event.

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Graham P
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

During a recent cruise on the Silver explorer of the Chilean fjords, a fellow guest was transferred to the local medical centre in the beautiful village of Tortel. As the local authorities were concerned that the guest was possibly infected with COVID19, all guests who were ashore were directed to return to the ship immediately. The ship was shortly thereafter granted permission to continue the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Vista Suite


Over priced, poor quality

Review for Silver Explorer to Antarctica

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statusquobuster
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

For our second cruise in Antarctica we chose Silversea and, sadly, paid a lot of money for what turned out to be lower quality than our first cruise on Seabourn, Contrary to the spin from the company, this ship does not offer five star luxury; at best it is probably a three star experience. Our very large cabin (we got a two level upgrade) like most of the ship is not well designed or decorated. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


RUSSIA ARCTIC TRANSIT - OLD SHIP, GOOD EXPEDITION

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WBradfordGary
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We selected this vessel due to cross over Russian Arctic on 25 day Voyage. The Expedition program ( under contract ) was good with most Arctic Ocean stops accomplished. However the vessel is an old ( 30+ years in service ) with poor public spaces and mediocre staff service. For two pax price ( $100,000) no real value here. SILVERSEA has taken older vessel and placed in “ expedition ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Silver Explorer. Badly in need of a refit

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David1250
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We loved our Silverseas Inside passage cruise from Vancouver to Anchorage and couldn’t wait to get on board the Silver Explorer for a Broome to Darwin cruise. Now we realise that this is a smaller ship and compromises need to be made with respect to cabin size and of course we accept this. What we didn't expect was the poor quality of food served in the restaurant. We were particularly ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Antarctica Expedition Cruise

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Charles Martel
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We always wanted to cruise the Antarctic. Traveling below the Antarctic Circle is on my wife's "bucket list". Very few cruises advertised as "Antarctic", even attempt to get close to the Antarctic circle. Ships with a low ice rating never do. It would not be safe. So based on our research and our good experience on the Silver Galapagos in 2016 we booked a Silver Seas Expedition cruise. We ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Amazing cruise to Antaractic!

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kathy9
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our cruise onboard the SilverSeas Explorer was spectacular from start to finish. The ship, crew, food, Captain and Expedition staff were all first rate. It is very hard to describe the feeling you get when visiting Antarctica. I was just in awe of the beauty and power of nature. We arrived independently so I can not speak to the travel arrangements made by SilverSeas. The port of Ushuaia is a ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Silver Suite


Wonderful Antarctica Cruise

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edk
10+ Cruises

Our travel started out very poorly, with American Airlines execution failures causing us to arrive in Buenos Aires 12 hours late with half our baggage. Bags didn't catch up to us until we returned to Ushuaia after the cruise. It was all AA's fault,but Silversea really stepped up to make the cruise a roaring success for us. They waited for us at the EZE airport for over an hour while I argued ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Vista Suite


Antarctica, the Falklands & South Georgia - a High Value, Great Service Winner

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Travelgal 2323
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I am active travel and a luxury travel fan, but I also look for good value in both. When I went to research this particular itinerary, I compared three of the top brands and for me, Silversea was a hands-down winner. In addition, because I booked early, I was bumped to Business Class on my flights - nice. I also blog about my travel experiences as a hobby, so if you'd like to see a more ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: View Suite


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