Luxury Expedition Cruise Ships

Expedition cruises are voyages of discovery that will help you live like the great explorers. But complete immersion in your bucket list destinations doesn’t have to mean cramped quarters and meagre rations.

Our expeditions take place on-board some of the finest luxury cruise ships in the world. Small but perfectly formed, these innovative vessels are designed to slice through ice floes, sail into narrow waterways and explore the farthest reaches of the planet. Many expedition cruise ships even have reinforced hulls to conquer the most unforgiving of icy terrains.

Step on-board and immediately feel the warmth of that characteristic small-ship intimacy. Crew members will soon know your name and your favourite orders by heart, while the small number of passengers means you will make friends for life. There is nothing like sailing alongside like-minded guests in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

After a day of encounters with spectacular wildlife, and excursions taking in new cultures and breath-taking scenery, you will return to a ship dedicated to satisfying your every need. Refuel your rumbling belly with some of the finest gourmet dining available at sea; take in a lecture with a renowned scientist, photographer or naturalist; and retire to a plush stateroom with stunning ocean views.

The most spacious, indulgent and innovative Ice Class vessel in Antarctica, Silver Cloud offers voyages of discovery in sumptuous comfort. Sweeping decks, ocean view suites and even a swimming pool surrounded by glass mean you can enjoy awe-inspiring Polar views at every turn, wherever you are on the ship.

Silver Explorer offers guests on-board Silversea expeditions the chance to fully immerse themselves in nature and adventure. A strengthened hull slices through ice with ease, and combined with a fleet of Zodiac® boats, reaches spectacular locations off the beaten track and takes you into the heart of the Polar regions.

Silver Galapagos is the smallest ship in the Silversea fleet. Carrying just 100 guests, you can enjoy an incredible guest to space ratio alongside impeccable service and an intimate atmosphere. Sailing solely to the Galapagos Islands, this Silversea ship is designed to reach even the most isolated corner of this living museum.

Offering culturally-rich itineraries around the pearls of the Pacific, Silver Discoverer is made for adventurers. Expansive decks and ocean view suites mean you needn’t even step off your ship to witness breaching whales and dolphin pods, while a shallow draft allows Discoverer to navigate as close to isolated shores as possible.

Silver Origin is the first destination-specific ship built by Silversea, tailored for the Galapagos regions and offering the most elegant ship experience in the region when she launches in summer 2020.
A brand-new ship for Celebrity Cruises, Celebrity Flora marks an evolutionary turning point in terms of destination focus and ship design for the cruise line. Throughout the ship, its function and fixtures are inspired and influenced by the Galapagos, with all-suite accommodations incorporating natural materials and Dynamic Positioning Systems to protect the seabeds.
Seabourn Venture is Seabourn’s first new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship, named in tribute to the remote destinations visited by the line’s expedition and Ventures by Seabourn excursion programmes. The ship is scheduled to launch in June 2021, with a sister-ship to follow in May 2022.

Crystal Endeavor allows guests on-board to roam the world in luxury, experiencing the expedition yacht lifestyle in true indulgence. Enjoy the world´s most intriguing destinations on-board Crystal Endeavor as you set a course for regions from extreme polar regions to remote tropical isles.

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