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Silversea Silver Explorer Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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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


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


Deceitful Silversea Expedition to nowhere

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MPSO
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I wanted to land on Wrangell Island, see polar bears, and be in the ice. All of which SS promised would occur. Starting in Anchorage, SS couldn't get its act together and the rest of the cruise went downhill from there. Silversea knew that the ice conditions were never going to allow us to land on Wrangell, yet declined to inform us, the passengers who had invested considerable sums of money in ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Adventurer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Adventures abound in Zodiacs

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Bowsercruise
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to sail among the small islands of the Sea of Cortez with abundance of marine, birds, and reptiles. Professional team with Kit Masters leading. She made every effort to insure that everyone needs were met. There were many opportunities to snorkel, hike and view birds/landscapes from Zodiacs. Our cabin was very comfortable with Butler/attendant on call. The food could be ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Adventurer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Ushuaia to Valparaiso, Chile on Silver Explorer

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Garth Ramsey
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Its the only way to see the Chilean coast inlets and scenery short of having your own boat. There are no roads or habitation in most of the areas we visited. Excursions by zodiac to see wildlife and glaciers were amazing. The ship was small by cruise ship standards but was therefore able to sail in confined fiords and through narrow passes. The food and service was excellent. Nothing was too ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Absolutely amazing scenery and very friendly natives.

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Cruising94404
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

The sights, both from the ship and on shore, were absolutely spectacular. The natives - Penguins - were very friendly and would approach us without any fear. I took over 800 pictures (I'm glad we are not shooting with film any more), one new friend took over 1,200 pictures. It is almost impossible to describe the scenery and the surroundings in pictures and/or words - you have to see it to ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Anarctica Full Monty

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kim_debby
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

As retired Biologists, we wanted an extensive Antarctica cruise that catered to our interests in wildlife and wilderness habitats. We also wanted an science-oriented trip shared with adults. We were not disappointed! This cruise was billed as 'The Grand Southern Expedition'. There were 110 guests and 118 crew. In Antarctica regulations limit the number of tourists ashore to 100, so we never ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Adventurer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Silversea Explorer thought of absolutely everything on this Antarctic Cruise

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tinkky
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I wanted to make sure i was on the best possible ship for comfort food and experience. From meeting at the airport and flight to Ushiuia to the short sightseeing to the wonderful lunch in a fabulous hotel above the town to the smooth transition to Explorer.nothing was missing. muck room was small but worked Fabulous and stylish jacket and puffer given on first day. Food continued to ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Timid captain led to a very disappointing Antarctic leg

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urecf1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it was an "Expedition" cruise to the Antarctic, including stops in the Falklands and South Georgia before reaching over to the Antarctic Peninsula. Everyone knows that expedition cruise might be a little rugged, both at sea and in the landings. You don't book an expedition cruise unless you're prepared for some discomfort, including rough sea passages -- that's the ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


Little to Improve

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aowatson
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We'd been on a National Geographic expedition cruise to Alaska with our family this summer. Though we enjoyed that a great deal, we wanted to try another cruise line just for the experience. This was a cruise to Antarctica. Silversea came highly recommended, and, as this was to be a trip with just the two of us, we decided to REALLY splurge and take the Silver Explorer, another expedition ship. It ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Explorer Class Oceanview Stateroom


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