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Silversea’s Silver Cloud Embarks On Inaugural Expedition Voyage

Silversea’s ultra luxury Silver Cloud has now completed her $40 million refurbishment and conversion to an ice-class expedition ship and is embarking on her season of exhilarating Antarctic expeditions, exploring an amazing canvas of icebergs, glaciers and majestic wildlife.
The completely transformed ship will now accommodate 254 guests (200 in polar waters) in exquisitely updated suites, most featuring a private veranda. Her guests will enjoy butler service, open bars where guests can enjoy complimentary beverages, wines and spirits and five dining options offering excellent cuisine, including the only Relais & Châteaux restaurant at sea. Her elegantly redesigned public spaces include the new Tor’s Observation Lounge, offering commanding views of the scenery, boutiques that have been completely refreshed and stocked with essential expedition gear and the ship also offers amenities rarely found on an expedition ship which include a heated pool, the all-new Zàgara Spa, and the Photo Studio, where a manager, state-of-the-art equipment and professional photo editing software are available to assist guests with their photography.
Silver Cloud will also offer stocked in-suite beverage cabinet, and at least one free hour of Wi-Fi per guest, per day… in case you want to email your latest adventures and photographs to your loved ones back home!

An expedition with Silversea luxury cruises is unlike any other form of travel — thrilling, awe-inspiring and humbling all at the same time and can take you to some of the most remote regions on the planet and with the considerable knowledge and insight of the expedition team on board and the complimentary activities, can guarantee close-up encounters with the culture, remote landscapes and habitat of a region. Silver Cloud has a fleet of 16 Zodiacs which give the opportunity for up close exploration as well as 10 kayaks for a truly personal experience.
The dedicated expedition team consisting of up to 22 members are always close at hand and give lectures, run workshops, lead Zodiac and kayak trips, and guide nature walks.
Following her first season in Antarctica, Silver Cloud will sail along Africa’s western coast to Northern Europe and the Norwegian Arctic, where she will spend the summer sailing glacier-filled bays and fjords in search of polar bears, whales, walruses and other amazing wildlife. Then, a series of expeditions to Iceland, Greenland, Canada, and Central and South America will culminate with a return to Ushuaia for another season of Antarctic expeditions.

Silversea offer expedition cruises covering Africa & the Indian Ocean, Antarctica, America’s West Coast, Galapagos Islands, Arctic & Greenland, Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific Islands,
Russian Far East, South America and Silver Cloud will now join: Silver Discoverer, Silver Explorer and Silver Galapagos.
Silversea’s speciality expedition cruises allow guests to explore remote destinations with the care of an expert guide whilst igniting your own passions and interests on your expedition.
There are numerous expedition cruises which cover Birding expeditions, Photography expeditions, Scuba Diving expeditions, Wellness expeditions and Culinary expeditions.

So if you have been fascinated and thrilled by the recent ‘Life on Earth’ and ‘Blue Planet’ TV programmes and have a desire to immerse yourself in the culture, landscape and habitat of a remote region on the planet or get up close to a penguin, a whale or a polar bear in the wild or may be go snorkelling with sea turtles or see an orang-utan in natural surroundings with the help of expert guides and expedition team members with an ultra luxury all inclusive ship as your base then call us now on 01954 232 802 and speak with one of our very experienced cruise consultants who can help guide you to your trip of a lifetime.

 

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