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Silver Explorer

Description

Maiden Voyage:12 June 2008
Guests:132
Weight:6,072 tons
Length:354 ft. / 108 m
Width:52 ft. / 15.85 m
Draft:14 ft. / 4.3 m
Guest Decks:5
Speed:14 knots
Inflatable Zodiac Crafts:8
Year Built:1989 (acquired as World Discoverer II in late 2007)
Shipyard:Rauma Shipyard, Finland
Last Refurbishment:2008
Registry:Bahamas
Ice-Class Rating:Lloyd's Register 1A
Crew:117 international officers and staff, providing a guest-to-crew ratio of 1.1 to 1

Facilities

Accommodation

66 all ocean-view suites and staterooms with private bath range in size from 175 to 675 square feet (16 - 63 m2), providing the largest average size accommodation of any expedition ship. 20 premium suites designed especially for the discriminating traveller offer 351 - 675 square feet (33 - 63 m2) of luxurious living space. Select suites feature private French balconies or large private verandas.

Suite / Stateroom Amenities

Butler service, convertible twin-to-queen beds, fitted or walk-in wardrobe, sitting area and writing desk, choice of pillow, plush robes and slippers, marble bathroom with choice of Bvlgari or Neutrogena bath amenities, Drappier Champagne upon arrival, stocked beverage cabinet, personalised stationery, expedition binoculars, hair dryer, personal safe, remotecontrolled flat screen television with DVD, satellite news reception, music channels and on-demand movies, direct-dial telephone, Wi-Fi and cellular service, and 220 volt/60 Hz AC electric current.

  • Adventurer Class (6) ~ 175 - 184 sq. ft. / 16 - 17 m2
  • Explorer Class (8) ~ 185 - 275 sq. ft. / 17 - 26 m2
  • View Suites (12) ~ 230 sq. ft. / 21 m2
  • Vista Suites (12) ~ 230 sq. ft. / 21 m2
  • Veranda Suites (8) ~ 230 sq. ft. / 21.5 m2 including French balcony (15 sq. ft. / 1.5 m2)
  • Expedition Suites (4) ~ 460 sq. ft. / 43 m2
  • Medallion Suites (2) ~ 351 sq. ft. / 33 m2 including veranda (86 sq. ft. / 8 m2)
  • Discoverer Suites (4) ~ 460 sq. ft. / 43 m2
  • Silver Suites (6) ~ 460 sq. ft. / 43 m2 including 2 French balconies (30 sq. ft. / 3 m2)
  • Grand Suites (2) ~ 675 sq. ft. / 63 m2 including veranda (87 sq. ft. / 8 m2)
  • Owner's Suites (2) ~ 626 sq. ft. / 58 m2 including large veranda (158 sq. ft. / 15 m2)

Public Areas

  • The Restaurant -- buffet breakfast/lunch and à la carte dinner (seats up to 134 guests)
  • The Theatre (seats up to 110 guests)
  • The Observation Lounge (seats up to 30 guests)
  • The Panorama Lounge (seats up to 75 guests)
  • Connoisseur's Corner -- a cosy spot for a fine cigar or cognac (seats up to 20 guests)
  • Outdoor Grill -- fitness breakfast, lunch and bar service (seats up to 34 guests)
  • Library/Internet Café (4 private computer workstations with Internet access)
  • Boutique
  • The Spa (1 massage room, 1 sauna/steam room)
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Centre (elliptical stepper, treadmill, stationary bike, and multiexerciser)
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Lauderette
  • Guest elevators (2)

Calendar

December 2020

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  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21Dunedin (South Island)
  • 22Stewart Island
  • 23Cruising Milford Sound
  • 24Cruising Dusky Sound
  • 25Day At Sea
  • 26Day At Sea
  • 27Macquarie Island
  • 28Macquarie Island
  • 29Day At Sea
  • 30Campbell Island
  • 31Enderby & Auckland Islands

January 2021

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
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  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 2The Snares
  • 3Ulva Island
  • 4Dunedin (South Island)
  • 5Stewart Island
  • 6Cruising Milford Sound
  • 7Cruising Dusky Sound
  • 8Day At Sea
  • 9Day At Sea
  • 10Macquarie Island
  • 11Macquarie Island
  • 12Day At Sea
  • 13Campbell Island
  • 14Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 15Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 16The Snares
  • 17Ulva Island
  • 18Dunedin (South Island)
  • 19Day At Sea
  • 20Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 21Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 22Day At Sea
  • 23Macquarie Island
  • 24Macquarie Island
  • 25Day At Sea
  • 26Day At Sea
  • 27Day At Sea
  • 28Ross Sea, Antarctica
  • 29Ross Sea, Antarctica
  • 30Ross Sea, Antarctica
  • 31Ross Sea, Antarctica

February 2021

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  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Ross Sea, Antarctica
  • 2Ross Sea, Antarctica
  • 3Day At Sea
  • 4Day At Sea
  • 5Day At Sea
  • 6Campbell Island
  • 7Day At Sea
  • 8Stewart IslandUlva Island
  • 9Dunedin (South Island)
  • 10Ulva Island
  • 11The Snares
  • 12Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 13Enderby & Auckland Islands
  • 14Campbell Island
  • 15Day At Sea
  • 16Macquarie Island
  • 17Macquarie Island
  • 18Day At Sea
  • 19Day At Sea
  • 20Hobart, Tasmania
  • 21Maria Island, Tasmania
  • 22Flinders Island, Tasmania
  • 23Phillip Island
  • 24Melbourne
  • 25Day At Sea
  • 26Kangaroo Island
  • 27Port Lincoln
  • 28Port Lincoln

March 2021

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  • Tuesday
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  • Saturday
  • 1Day At Sea
  • 2Day At Sea
  • 3Esperance
  • 4Day At Sea
  • 5Busselton
  • 6Jurien Bay
  • 7Abrolhos Islands
  • 8Day At Sea
  • 9Exmouth (Western Australia)
  • 10Day At Sea
  • 11Rowley Shoals
  • 12Talbot Bay
  • 13Montgomery ReefRaft Point
  • 14Hunter River Region
  • 15Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 16Koolama Bay
  • 17Wyndham
  • 18Day At Sea
  • 19Saumlaki
  • 20Day At Sea
  • 21Darwin
  • 22Day At Sea
  • 23Matakus Island
  • 24Day At Sea
  • 25Agats (Asmat)
  • 26Agats (Asmat)
  • 27Triton Bay
  • 28Day At Sea
  • 29Pulau Miossu
  • 30Auri Islands (Cenderawasih Bay
  • 31Kwatisore, Cenderawasih Bay

April 2021

  • Sunday
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  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Pulau Padaidori
  • 2Day At Sea
  • 3Day At Sea
  • 4Colonia, Yap
  • 5Sorol, Yap
  • 6Woleai Island
  • 7Lamotrek, Yap
  • 8Gaferut, Yap
  • 9Apra
  • 10Gaferut, Yap
  • 11Lamotrek, Yap
  • 12Satawal, Yap
  • 13Pulap
  • 14Chuuk Lagoon
  • 15Oroluk Atoll
  • 16Pohnpei
  • 17Day At Sea
  • 18Nukuoro
  • 19Kapingamarangi
  • 20Day At Sea
  • 21Rabaul
  • 22Jacquinot Bay
  • 23Tami Islands
  • 24Tufi
  • 25Dei Dei Hot Springs, FergussonDobu Island
  • 26Samarai
  • 27Day At Sea
  • 28Cairns
  • 29Day At Sea
  • 30Thursday Island

May 2021

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
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  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Day At Sea
  • 2Day At Sea
  • 3Agats (Asmat)
  • 4Day At Sea
  • 5Semisarom IslandTriton Bay
  • 6Watubela Archipelago
  • 7Banda Neira IslandPulau Run
  • 8Day At Sea
  • 9Bau-Bau
  • 10Palopo Sulawesi (Gateway For T
  • 11Makassar
  • 12Day At Sea
  • 13Kura Kura (Karimunjawa)
  • 14Day At Sea
  • 15Belitung Islands
  • 16Day At Sea
  • 17Singapore
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June 2021

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  • 7Singapore
  • 8Day At Sea
  • 9Belitung Islands
  • 10Karimunjawa
  • 11Day At Sea
  • 12Pulau Moyo
  • 13Komodo IslandPink Beach, Komodo
  • 14Ende Flores
  • 15Savu
  • 16Day At Sea
  • 17Wyndham
  • 18Koolama Bay
  • 19Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 20Hunter River Region (Western
  • 21Talbot Bay
  • 22Montgomery ReefRaft PointYampi Sound, Kimberley, Wester
  • 23Yampi Sound, Kimberley, Wester
  • 24Broome (Kimberley)
  • 25Talbot Bay
  • 26Montgomery ReefRaft Point
  • 27Hunter River Region (Western
  • 28Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 29Koolama Bay
  • 30Wyndham

July 2021

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  • 1Day At Sea
  • 2Matakus Island
  • 3Day At Sea
  • 4Darwin
  • 5Day At Sea
  • 6Matakus Island
  • 7Day At Sea
  • 8Wyndham
  • 9Koolama Bay
  • 10Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 11Hunter River Region (Western
  • 12Montgomery ReefRaft Point
  • 13Talbot Bay
  • 14Broome (Kimberley)
  • 15Talbot Bay
  • 16Montgomery ReefRaft Point
  • 17Hunter River Region (Western
  • 18Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 19Koolama Bay
  • 20Wyndham
  • 21Day At Sea
  • 22Matakus Island
  • 23Day At Sea
  • 24Darwin
  • 25Day At Sea
  • 26Matakus Island
  • 27Day At Sea
  • 28Wyndham
  • 29Koolama Bay
  • 30Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 31Hunter River Region (Western

August 2021

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  • 1Montgomery ReefRaft PointYampi Sound, Kimberley, Wester
  • 2Yampi Sound, Kimberley, Wester
  • 3Broome (Kimberley)
  • 4Yampi Sound, Kimberley, Wester
  • 5Montgomery ReefRaft Point
  • 6Hunter River Region (Western
  • 7Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 8Koolama Bay
  • 9Wyndham
  • 10Day At Sea
  • 11Matakus Island
  • 12Day At Sea
  • 13Darwin
  • 14Day At Sea
  • 15Matakus Island
  • 16Day At Sea
  • 17Wyndham
  • 18Koolama Bay
  • 19Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 20Swift Bay
  • 21Freshwater Cove, Kimberley, WeMontgomery Reef
  • 22Talbot Bay
  • 23Broome (Kimberley)
  • 24Talbot Bay
  • 25Montgomery ReefRaft Point
  • 26Hunter River Region (Western
  • 27Vansittart Bay (Jar Island)
  • 28Koolama Bay
  • 29Wyndham
  • 30Day At Sea
  • 31Seven Spirit Bay

September 2021

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  • 1Elcho Island (Banthula)
  • 2Yirrkala
  • 3Groote Eylandt
  • 4Mornington Island
  • 5Day At Sea
  • 6Thursday Island
  • 7Lizard Island
  • 8Day At Sea
  • 9CairnsMichaelmas Cay
  • 10Cairns
  • 11Holbourne IslandWhitsundays (Hardy Reef)
  • 12Airlie BeachWhitsundays (Hardy Reef)
  • 13Percy Island
  • 14Capricornia Cays National Park
  • 15Day At Sea
  • 16Middleton Reef
  • 17Day At Sea
  • 18Norfolk Islands
  • 19Day At Sea
  • 20Anelghowhat, Aneityum IslandMystery Island
  • 21Aniwa IslandWaisisi (Tanna)
  • 22Makura Island
  • 23Ambrym Island
  • 24Day At Sea
  • 25Sawa-I-Lau
  • 26Lautoka
  • 27Leleuvia IslandLevuka, Ovalau
  • 28Vanua Balavu, Lau Islands
  • 29Fulanga
  • 30AlofiDate Line Gain A DayNeiafu, Vava'u Group

October 2021

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  • Saturday
  • 1Day At Sea
  • 2Palmerston Island
  • 3Rarotonga
  • 4Aitutaki
  • 5Day At Sea
  • 6Bora Bora (Society Islands)
  • 7Papeete (Tahiti)
  • 8Day At Sea
  • 9Motu Vaiamanu Raivavae (Austra
  • 10Rapa, Austral Islands
  • 11Marotiri Islands
  • 12Day At Sea
  • 13Mangareva (Gambier Islands)
  • 14Day At Sea
  • 15Adamstown (Pitcairn Island)
  • 16Henderson Island, Pitcairn Isl
  • 17Ducie Island
  • 18Day At Sea
  • 19Day At Sea
  • 20Easter Island
  • 21Easter Island
  • 22Day At Sea
  • 23Day At Sea
  • 24Day At Sea
  • 25Day At Sea
  • 26Alexander Selkirk Island
  • 27Robinson Crusoe Island
  • 28Day At Sea
  • 29Valparaiso
  • 30Day At Sea
  • 31Niebla

November 2021

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  • Friday
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  • 1Puerto Montt
  • 2Castro
  • 3Day At Sea
  • 4Tortel
  • 5Cruise English NarrowsCruising Pio Xi Glacier
  • 6Expedition Chilean Fjords
  • 7Alberto De Agostini National P
  • 8Punta Arenas
  • 9Garibaldi Fjord & Glacier
  • 10Ushuaia
  • 11Day At Sea
  • 12Saunders IslandWest Point Island
  • 13Port Stanley
  • 14Day At Sea
  • 15Day At Sea
  • 16South Georgia
  • 17South Georgia
  • 18South Georgia
  • 19Day At Sea
  • 20Day At Sea
  • 21Elephant Island
  • 22Antarctic Sound
  • 23Antarctic Peninsula
  • 24Antarctic Peninsula
  • 25South Shetland Islands
  • 26Day At Sea
  • 27Day At Sea
  • 28Ushuaia
  • 29Drake Passage
  • 30Drake Passage

December 2021

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  • Monday
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  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Antarctic Sound
  • 2Antarctic Peninsula
  • 3Antarctic Peninsula
  • 4Antarctic Peninsula
  • 5South Shetland Islands
  • 6Drake Passage
  • 7Drake Passage
  • 8Ushuaia
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11King George Island
  • 12Antarctic Sound
  • 13Antarctic Peninsula
  • 14Antarctic Peninsula
  • 15Antarctic Peninsula
  • 16South Shetland Islands
  • 17King George Island
  • 18Antarctic Sound
  • 19Antarctic Peninsula
  • 20Antarctic Peninsula
  • 21Antarctic Peninsula
  • 22South Shetland Islands
  • 23King George Island
  • 24Antarctic Sound
  • 25Antarctic Peninsula
  • 26Antarctic Peninsula
  • 27Antarctic Peninsula
  • 28South Shetland Islands
  • 29King George Island
  • 30Antarctic Sound
  • 31Antarctic Peninsula

January 2022

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  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Antarctic Peninsula
  • 2Antarctic Peninsula
  • 3South Shetland Islands
  • 4King George Island
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7Ushuaia
  • 8Drake Passage
  • 9Drake Passage
  • 10Antarctic Sound
  • 11Antarctic Peninsula
  • 12Antarctic Peninsula
  • 13Antarctic Peninsula
  • 14South Shetland Islands
  • 15Drake Passage
  • 16Drake Passage
  • 17Ushuaia
  • 18Drake Passage
  • 19Drake Passage
  • 20Antarctic Sound
  • 21Antarctic Peninsula
  • 22Antarctic Peninsula
  • 23Antarctic Peninsula
  • 24South Shetland Islands
  • 25Drake Passage
  • 26Drake Passage
  • 27Ushuaia
  • 28Drake Passage
  • 29Drake Passage
  • 30South Shetland Islands
  • 31Antarctic Sound

February 2022

  • Sunday
  • Monday
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  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 1Antarctic Sound
  • 2Antarctic Peninsula
  • 3Antarctic Peninsula
  • 4Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 5Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 6Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 7Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 8Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 9Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 10Antarctic Expedition Deep Sout
  • 11Antarctic Peninsula
  • 12Antarctic Peninsula
  • 13South Shetland Islands
  • 14Drake Passage
  • 15Drake Passage
  • 16Ushuaia
  • 17Drake Passage
  • 18Drake Passage
  • 19Antarctic Sound
  • 20Antarctic Peninsula
  • 21Antarctic Peninsula
  • 22Antarctic Peninsula
  • 23South Shetland Islands
  • 24Drake Passage
  • 25Drake Passage
  • 26Ushuaia
  • 27Drake Passage
  • 28Drake Passage

March 2022

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
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  • Thursday
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  • Saturday
  • 1Antarctic Sound
  • 2Antarctic Peninsula
  • 3Antarctic Peninsula
  • 4Antarctic Peninsula
  • 5South Shetland Islands
  • 6Drake Passage
  • 7Drake Passage
  • 8Ushuaia
  • 9Day At Sea
  • 10New IslandWest Point Island
  • 11Port Stanley
  • 12Day At Sea
  • 13South Georgia
  • 14South Georgia
  • 15South Georgia
  • 16South Georgia
  • 17South Georgia
  • 18Day At Sea
  • 19Day At Sea
  • 20Day At Sea
  • 21Tristan Da Cunha
  • 22Nightingale Island
  • 23Gough Island
  • 24Day At Sea
  • 25Day At Sea
  • 26Day At Sea
  • 27Day At Sea
  • 28Cape Town
  • 29Cape Town
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