Cruise Ship Profiles

Ship specifications, photos, itineraries, accommodations, dining venues, notable rooms, activities, children's areas, deck plan, enhancements, incidents, accidents and more.

Tropical Weather

Atlantic

ALL CLEAR for cruisers

 

Eastern Pacific

ALL CLEAR for cruisers

Itinerary

Silver Galapagos offers two distinct 7-day itineraries in the Galapagos islands.

Visit the Silversea website for a complete schedule.

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CDC Ratings

 

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Deck Plan

Deck 6

Stargazing Area, Jacuzzi, Salon, Passenger Suites

Deck 5

The Grill, Passenger Suites

Deck 4

Piano Bar, Explorer Area, Passenger Suites

Deck 3

Boutique, The Lounge, Bowling, Passenger Suites

Deck 2

The Restaurant, Passenger Suites

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ships > silversea > Silver Explorer
 

Silver Galapagos

silver galapagos photo courtesy of Silversea

Photo: Silversea

With sleek lines and a proven skill for navigating the waterways throughout the Galápagos Islands, she is naturally suited for in-depth explorations of this spectacular region.

Silversea's Galapagos cruise ship offers intimate conviviality and comfort for today's discerning travellers. All accommodations are ocean-view suites, most feature private balconies – relax completely and sail away on your unforgettable adventure. Like-minded guests from across the globe are your travelling companions, and the intimate ambience is much like a country club where conversations flow as easily as the complimentary drinks.

Specifications

Launched as: 1990, Galapagos Explorer II

Refurbished: 2008

GRT: 4,077

Length: 265 ft.

Draft: 14.4 ft.

Speed: 17 Knots

Passengers: 100

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Accommodations

Stateroom Amenities

All suites and staterooms feature: refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences, down duvets, fine bed linens, firm or soft mattresses, a choice of nine pillow types, Italian marble bathroom with full-size bath and European bath amenities, plush robes and slippers, personalized stationary, expedition binoculars, umbrella, flat-screen TVs, interactive video, on-demand movies and music, and satellite news programming, WiFi Internet access (fee applies) and daily suite service with nightly turndown. All rooms have ocean views.

Stateroom sizes

Explorer Class 210-250 Sq. ft.
Terrace Suite 287 Sq. ft.
Veranda Suite 268 Sq. Ft. w/veranda
Silver Suite 361 Sq. ft. w/veranda
     

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Dining Venues

The Restaurant

Sophisticated elegance. Impeccable service. Contemporary international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Outdoor Grill and Whirl Pool

Alfresco dining in the soft ocean breeze. Menu options include healthy CruiseLite selections, fresh-from-the-oven pizza and lighter fare.

Room Service

Complimentary 24-hour room service is available on all Silversea voyages. Selections from The Restaurant menu are served course by course during regular dining hour. 

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Notable Features

The Theater

silver explorer theater

Gather in The Theatre to hear tales of adventure or to learn about the region’s endemic wildlife and remarkable nature. Lectures and seminars are presented by knowledgeable experts in a variety of scientific fields. 

Connoisseur's Club

Cigars and cognacs for the connoisseur on deck 5.

The Connoisseur’s Corner

Offers exceptional cognacs along with a premium selection of cigars for purchase.

Panorama Lounge

The Panorama Lounge is specially designed to provide an uninterrupted view of the day’s destination from the comfort of the ship’s interior. This is an ideal place to unwind, listen to the pianist and enjoy a nightcap with new friends.

The Spa at Silversea

Relax your body and mind with a wide range of soothing therapies including facials, body wraps and massages. Sauna and steam rooms are perfect for relaxing before your spa treatment or after a long nature hike. Appointments for chargeable services may be made on board the ship, or in advance via My Voyage.

Internet Café

Email or surf the web for a nominal fee. CD burners, headphones, digital camera media readers, and complimentary black and white laser printing are also available.

Library

silver explorer library

The Library has an extensive selection of hardcover books, magazines, reference materials and newspapers, as well as audio listening stations. Movies are also available and can be viewed on your in-suite entertainment center.

Observation Lounge

silver explorer observation lounge

Located on Deck 6 high atop the ship, the Observation Lounge offers panoramic views. Here you will find comfortable seats to enjoy a beverage and watch the ever-changing view.

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