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Silversea Silver Discoverer Cruise Reviews

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31 Silversea Silver Discoverer Cruise Reviews


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hotelinorbit

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Itenerary ... Silversea becoming Fanatical about plastic

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Once in a lifetime Expedition itinerary. Aldabra ... Zodiacs to fabulous beaches ... Drift Snorkeling from the ocean into the Aldabra Lagoon ... Expedition crew is the only thing that kept this from becoming a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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jephoenix

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary Poor Ship

I chose this trip for the itinerary, but I overpaid for a worn out ship. The ship rolled a lot in the rough waters. There were no stabilizers. We paid for one of the best cabins but it looked like a Hilton from ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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maffie

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience

Loved the experience of visiting remote areas seldom visited by cruise ships. The locals provided us with unforgettable experiences! Highlight was swimming with whale sharks! Staff was excellent and couldn't be ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Jlwk

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very Poor for a 5 Star Experience

We wanted to see the Maldives and Indian Ocean islands, thought we would snorkel every day in beautiful water. ( Water was beautiful) However this did not happen, excursions were not planned well, so we spent ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Snowqueen14

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Silversea cruises are not the high-quality they used to be

This being our fifth silver sea cruise, we can say without a doubt that.Silver sea cruises are not the high-quality they used to beIn terms of the quality of the ship, the staff and the food. We will not be taking ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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photodadmjh

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Itinerary changes made this much less an expedition but SS treated us fairly

We were expecting an amazing expedition cruise to many new locations for us and Silversea in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Unfortunately the local governments would not allow us to use the Zodiaks in many places ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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aashton

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Bad from the start

We chose this expedition cruise because of the unique itinerary and promise of an active experience. We have gone on 15 cruises on various lines. Silversea let us down repeatedly. ITINERARY: Upon arrival, our ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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DC69

4 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Guinea Pigs

Decided to go on this very exciting sounding expedition cruise. It offered places that had not been visited before (that was part of the problem) opportunities to swim and snorkel and visit remote islands and some ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Margie4koi

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exploring the Indian Ocean--Colombo to Dar es Salaam

This was my second expedition cruise with Silver Seas; the first having been on the Prince Albert II in Svalbard. Therefore I had high expectations, most of which were met. I agree with other reviewers that the ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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jam48

8 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Whales and Bears and Birds, Oh My!!

Zegrahm Expeditions owns no ships of its own, so they typically charter a suitable ship from another company. This review is of the Zegrahm Expeditions July 6-20, 2017 "Wild Alaska" expedition aboard the Silverseas ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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kemorantes

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not good value for the price!

We went on the Explorer last year in May 2016 to Scotland and Norway and was the first time with Silver sea. We have traveled Seabourn and was happy, but friends had mentioned to try Silversea. There were 2 days ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Hills Travellers

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

An amazing trip from Bali to Broome exploring the Lessor Sunda and Kimberley

WOW! There is no other way to start this review. We booked the 11 day expedition from Bali to Broome with some concerns having read the limited number of reviews available on Silver Discoverer. We checked in ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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clairyork727@gmail.com

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Incredible

Having travelled with Silversea before, I decided to try an expedition ship - I was a little daunted before I travelled but after talking in depth with my cruise advisor, I was a little more relaxed. I was so ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Smokeybloke2

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Silver Discoverer technical problems

Mahe - Seychelles expedition cruise The ship developed a significant electrical fault in Reunion. Not happy! All pax were transferred to hotels - the capt advising the ship was under repair. We spent yet ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Saffron05

2 Reviews Written

BREAKDOWN IN REUNION

The ship developed a serious electrical failure on the second day in Reunion Island. We were advised that it was unsafe to remain on board - and bussed off to local hotels for the night. The next day we were told ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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RsLeland1

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

3 Strikes and Out!

We choose the the cruise because of the destination, Madagascar and it's lemurs. We had booked 2 previous cruises on the Discoverer. The first was for the inaugural cruise after purchase/refurbishing of the ship in ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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bandap

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worth the Time and Money

The cruise was excellent, not many passengers and plenty of room to move around, if it were full though I expect it would have been harder to enjoy. The staff could not be faulted, 10 out of 10. The food ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Mlbmemories

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

NEVER Again!!!!

We've sailed on the Silver Explorer and were quite happy. When a cruise was offered to Macquarie Island, we figured this would be all good. It was ANYTHING BUT. Service, food, and cabin all great. Everything else ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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sallyhattie

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A True Adventure

Overall, very good cruise - very different from any others and would definitely go again. Embarkation was slow, suitcases took ages to come and in no particular cabin order. Cabin is reviewed below - not sure ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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wdbentley

5 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

A Birthday to Remember!

We chose this cruise as we had wanted to explore the Kimberley and this one offered great accommodation too - all around my birthday. The ship itself is rather tired and the water system needs a total overhaul as ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Matollygirl1

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

An Awesome Experience

I have sailed solo before so this was not my first rodeo. I've done lower-end cruise lines with 5,000 of my closest friends out of Bayonne and Florida. I've also done Seabourn, which I felt compelled to give up ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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itravellux

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A true adventure in the South Pacific

I was very interested in taking a Silversea Expedition cruise because I am an adventure traveler from way back. My travel adventures have included mountain climbing, rafting, backpacking, bicycling, canoeing and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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MAWhite

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A special cruise for those that want more than a casino and to sit around.

I have taken luxury cruises on Cunard, etc. This had the right amount of pampering from our butler and the staff on board without feeling too stuffy. The activities bring out more adventuresome folks of all ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Vespagal

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor Value

I have written a review for this cruise on a previous occasion and it does not seem to show up. We meet at the hotel in Oslo for a flight north, there was complete chaos at the hotel with people pushing and shoving ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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PeachMan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Humpty Dumpty Expedition - or - Across the Bering Sea to the Land

With 77 other guests and 98 crew members we sailed on board m/v Silver Discoverer to Russia via the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands. This was Silversea Expedition’s first voyage to Far Eastern Russia where we would ...
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Sail Date July 2014


Silver Discoverer Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.3
Dining5.03.7
Entertainment2.4
Public Rooms4.03.3
Fitness Recreation4.02.7
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment5.03.9
Service5.04.3
Value For Money4.03
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