Silversea is recognised as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite classic ships: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance.

With the inclusion of the innovative expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Discoverer and Silver Galapagos, Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both Polar Regions and over 400 fascinating destinations in between.

In 2017, Silversea will launch Silver Muse, with 596 suites onboard, eight restaurants, the largest swimming pool in the fleet and a remarkable spa. 

Silversea is known for visiting some of the smallest harbours and ports in the world, something few cruise operators can do due to the size of their ships. Guests benefit from seeing the most beautiful untapped beaches and sights globally, including tens of UNESCO listed heritage sites. 

The ships include:


The inaugural ship for Silversea Cruises, Silver Cloud is designed to provide the most intimate of sailing experiences for 296 guests, many of whom return time and time again and view Silver Cloud as their ‘own private yacht; their home away from home’.


Second in the Silversea fleet, Silver Wind also offers 296 passengers an intimate, elegant cruising experience in surroundings as spacious as a grand hotel. Facilities include an ocean-view spa and a 60-seat observation lounge.


Built with proportions slightly larger in size than Silversea’s two earlier ships, Silver Shadow welcomes 382 passengers to the next generation of Silversea cruising, while maintaining all-suite luxury and the trademark intimate ambience.


Silver Shadow’s sister ship, Silver Whisper features amenities usually found on larger ships, including boutique shopping; a wellness spa with beauty salon, fitness centre and sauna and full-scale productions in a multi-tiered lounge.


The newest vessel in the Silversea fleet, Silver Spirit has capacity for 540 passengers and boasts exclusive dining in the Stars SupperClub and Asian fusion restaurant, Sieshin, an expansive 8,300sqft spa, resort-style pool, and the largest suites by Silversea, 95 per cent of which have private verandas.


Silversea’s purpose-built, 132-guest expedition ship can navigate waters in some of the world’s most remote destinations, including both of the earth’s polar regions. A fleet of Zodiac boats enable access to even the most off-the-beaten-path locations and Silver Explorer’s expert Expedition Team provides insight and understanding to each unforgettable adventure.


Leading cruise operator Silversea launched its new expedition ship Silver Galapagos on September 28. It will be the only luxury expedition ship offering socially and environmentally responsible ecotourism to the Galapagos archipelago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Through complimentary expeditions, guided by an experienced expedition team (certified by the Galapagos National Park Service), Silversea guests will be able to experience close encounters with an abundance of wildlife including sun-basking land iguanas, giant tortoises, blue and red footed boobies, colourful marine iguanas and Darwin's famous finches.


Silversea, the leading ultra-luxury cruise operator, is to launch their eighth ship, Silver Discoverer. The ship is due to sail to even more remote and stunning destinations throughout Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Russian Far East, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand including one of the areas hidden treasures, the Kimberleys. This vast area in North West Australia is three times the size of England and three-fifths the size of Texas.

As part of the the Silver Expeditions fleet, including Silver Explorer and Silver Galapagos, Silver Discovererenables guests to view extraordinary scenery, get closer to marine life and wildlife and view first hand some of the world’s last wildernesses in a manner that is sympathetic to the environment. All this is offered aboard authentic expedition ships with some of the world’s leading expedition experts. Silver Discoverer consists of five suite categories, accommodating up to 128 guests and has extensive facilities onboard including 12 Zodiac boats and a glass-bottom boat for unique exploration of marine life.