7 Night Arctic Cruise on the Silver Explorer


The Silver Explorer, formerly the Prince Albert II, conveys the ambience of a private yacht as she takes adventurous expedition cruises to remote destinations.

Silver Explorer 7 Night Arctic Cruise Schedule & Itinerary

Sailing Departing July 12, 2017 Schedule & Itinerary

Day Location Port of Call Guide
Day 1: Wednesday, 07/12/2017Depart from Longyearbyen, SvalbardLongyearbyen, Norway
Day 2: Thursday, 07/13/2017Svalbard Northern Region 
Day 3: Friday, 07/14/2017Svalbard Northern Region 
Day 4: Saturday, 07/15/2017Svalbard Northern Region 
Day 5: Sunday, 07/16/2017Svalbard Southern Region 
Day 6: Monday, 07/17/2017Svalbard Southern Region 
Day 7: Tuesday, 07/18/2017Svalbard Southern Region 
Day 8: Wednesday, 07/19/2017Arrive at Longyearbyen, SvalbardLongyearbyen, Norway

Silver Explorer Ship Profile and Statistics


  • Cruise Line: Silversea Cruises
  • Ship Type: Expedition/Cultural Ship
  • Line Class: Luxury
  • Former Name: Prince Albert II, World Discov
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1989
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2008
  • Capacity: 132 passengers
  • Decks: 7
  • Gross Tonnage: 6,072
  • Length: 354 ft
  • Beam: 52 ft
  • Average Speed: 14 knots
  • Outside Cabins: 66
  • Nationality of Officers: International
  • Nationality of Crew: Filipino
  • Number of Crew: 117

Silver Explorer On-Board Recreation
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: No

Silver Explorer Dining Choices
  • Restaurant
    Cuisine: Continental
    Room Capacity: 140
  • Outdoor Grill
    Room Capacity: 50

Silver Explorer Entertainment
  • Restaurant
    Cuisine: Continental
    Room Capacity: 140
  • Outdoor Grill
    Room Capacity: 50
  • The Humidor
    Description: Cigars, cognac

Silver Explorer Deck Plans


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Silver Explorer Cabin and Stateroom Photo Gallery


  • Silver Explorer Adventurer SuiteAdventurer Suite
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    Two portholes, Sitting area, Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination, Writing desk, Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Free WiFi.

  • Silver Explorer Discovere SuiteDiscovere Suite
    AWAW

    460 Sq. Ft. / 43 M2 (2 Large Picture Windows) Includes two large picture windows providing panoramic ocean views. Living room (with convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest). Sitting area. Twin beds or queen-sized bed. Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower. Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe. Writing desk(s). Flat screen television(s) with interactive video, on-demand movies and music.

  • Silver Explorer Discoverer SuiteDiscoverer Suite
    AWAW

    Oceanview suite features 2 large windows. Approximately 430 sq. ft.

  • Silver Explorer Explorer SuiteExplorer Suite
    AWAW

    View window, Sitting area, Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination, Writing desk, Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Free WiFi.

  • Silver Explorer Expedition SuiteExpedition Suite
    AWAW

    Oceanview suite features 2 windows. Approximately 430 sq. ft.

  • Silver Explorer Expedition SuiteExpedition Suite
    AWAW

    Two large picture windows (Deck 4 suites), Two view windows (Deck 3 suites). Living room (with convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest), Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower, Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe, Writing desk, Two flat screen televisions.

  • Silver Explorer Grand SuiteGrand Suite
    AWAW

    Features floor-to-ceiling window that open to a large private verandah.

  • Silver Explorer Grand SuiteGrand Suite
    AWAW

    Teak veranda with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors, Living room with sitting area, Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower, Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe, Vanity table with hair dryer, Writing desk, Two flat screen televisions with on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Two hours of worldwide phone use from your suite, per voyage segment, Free WiFi.

  • Silver Explorer Medallion SuiteMedallion Suite
    AWAW

    Teak veranda with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors, Sitting area, Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower, Writing desk, Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Special chocolate welcome and afternoon canapes upon request, Dinner at officers table

  • Silver Explorer Medallion SuiteMedallion Suite
    AWAW

    Features floor-to-ceiling window that opens to a private verandah. Approximately 323 sq. ft. including balcony.

  • Silver Explorer Owner's SuiteOwner's Suite
    AWAW

    Teak style veranda with patio furniture and floor-to-ceiling glass doors, Living room with sitting area, Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower, Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe. Vanity table with hair dryer, Writing desk. Two flat screen televisions with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Two hours of worldwide phone use from your suite.

  • Silver Explorer Owner's SuiteOwner's Suite
    AWAW

    Features floor-to-ceiling window that open to a large private verandah.

  • Silver Explorer Silver SuiteSilver Suite
    AWAW

    Two French balconies with floor-to-ceiling glass doors, Living room (with convertible sofa to accommodate an additional guest), Sitting area, Twin beds or queen-sized bed. Marbled bathroom with full-sized bath and separate shower, Walk-in wardrobe with personal safe, Vanity table with hair dryer, Writing desk, Two flat screen televisions, Free WiFi.

  • Silver Explorer Silver SuiteSilver Suite
    AWAW

    Features 2 French Balconies. Approximately 430 sq. ft.

  • Silver Explorer Vista SuiteVista Suite
    AWAW

    Oceanview suite features a large window. Approximately 215 sq. ft.

  • Silver Explorer View SuiteView Suite
    AWAW

    Oceanview suite features a window. Approximately 215 sq. ft.

  • Silver Explorer Vista SuiteVista Suite
    AWAW

    Large picture window, sitting area. Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination. Writing desk, Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Free WiFi.

  • Silver Explorer Veranda SuiteVeranda Suite
    AWAW

    French balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors, sitting area. Twin beds or queen-sized bed (Suites 500,501,512 and 513 have a fixed queen bed). Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination. Writing desk, Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Free WiFi.

  • Silver Explorer Verandah SuiteVerandah Suite
    AWAW

    Features a French Balcony. Approximately 215 sq. ft.

  • Silver Explorer View SuiteView Suite
    AWAW

    View window, sitting area. Twin beds or queen-sized bed, Marbled bathroom with tub/shower combination. Writing desk, Flat screen television with interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, Free WiFi.

Silver Explorer Photos


Silver Explorer travel42 Professional Ship Review


This expedition ship offers guests innovative itineraries in an upscale environment.

The former Prince Albert II and before that the World Discoverer II, the ship was previously operated by the now-defunct Society Expeditions. Purchased by Silversea, she underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation and emerged as the Prince Albert II in June 2008. She was renamed Silver Explorer in 2011.

Passengers are about 50% European and 50% North American. Announcements are made primarily in English. Ag...

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