In 2018, the nine ships from across Silversea’s Classic and Expedition fleet will visit 130 countries. Guests will have the choice of almost 1,000 destinations, almost 600 on the Expedition fleet and more than 400 with the Classic fleet.
Key highlights of the Ocean Cruise destinations for 2018 are UNESCO heritage sites that range from the magnificent Italian Amalfi Coast to “where the dragon descends into the sea” at Halong Bay, Vietnam. The company’s expedition ships will call at more than 250 new destinations during the inaugural calendar year for Silver Cloud in the expedition fleet following her conversion.Silver Cloud starts 2018 as an ice-class expedition ship following an extensive refurbishment and conversion, hinting at its polar intentions. Silver Discoverer sails deep into Asia, with many new destinations in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines and Japan. Climates that range from positively polar to the totally tropical guarantee that Silversea Expeditions are able to cater to a broad range of traveler, wherever they wish to venture.
Below are just a few specific examples 2018 Silversea cruises you can expect to hear more about:
The Ultimate Mediterranean experience: 44 days in the heart of the Mediterranean season aboard Silversea’s flagship,Silver Muse. This Grand Voyage will call at 39 different ports in nine different countries, from the Greek Isles to the Balearics, from the French Riviera to Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast. The ultimate Med experience.
New Asian experience: five voyages to the Philippines with three different ships (Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Muse). A key highlight destination is the island of Palawan, voted the “Best Island in the World” for the second time in a row (by readers of Travel and Leisure magazine; Conde Nast Traveler).
Africa & Indian Ocean: several voyages in the heart of the Indian Ocean, exploring the beautiful Vanilla Islands, with multiple visits to Maldives, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mayotte and Reunion.
Explorer by Name and by Nature: Silver Explorer sails across the Pacific Ocean to Kiribati, the Cook Islands and French Polynesia, adding new ports of call along the way. She will also carry her guests to the North West Coast of America, to Costa Rica, the Southern-most tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula (home of El Arco), visiting Monterey, Anacortes and Cypress Island.
Of course there are so many more amazing voyages, like the 2018 Silversea World Cruise, that we can’t wait to share with our guests and fascinating hosts. Don’t miss out on experiencing these new ships, new places and new friends.