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Silversea unveils largest-ever destination offering with 2023/2024 voyages

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  •   07-27-2021  3:53 pm
  •   Pax Global Media
Silversea unveils largest-ever destination offering with 2023/2024 voyages
Silver Dawn. (Supplied)
Pax Global Media

Silversea Cruises has opened an exclusive pre-sale to Venetian Society members on more than 280 new itineraries for 2023/2024, unveiling its largest-ever destination offering in a single itinerary launch.

Bringing the total number of destinations visited to more 900—more than any other line—Silversea’s 2023/2024 collection features 690 destinations in 125 countries, across all seven continents, as well as over 60 maiden calls.

Between March 2023 and May 2024, the cruise line’s 10 ships will unlock an unrivalled range of immersive experiences around the world for guests.

And, with private executive transfers included as standard on all voyages in the collection, Silversea has enhanced its all-inclusive offering. 

Moreover, until November 30, 2021, guests can reserve their suites aboard voyages in Silversea’s new 2023/2024 itinerary collection with a reduced deposit of just 15%.

“Responding to strong guest demand for a broad range of far-flung destinations, our new 2023/2024 itineraries will offer guests even more opportunities to discover the world’s most enriching experiences in all seven continents,” said Roberto Martinoli, Silversea’s president and CEO. “From deep explorations of the Red Sea to new itineraries in the Arabian Peninsula, new autumnal departures in the Norwegian Fjords, and our first summer sailings in Canada and New England, we have utilized nearly three decades of destination leadership to curate unforgettable experiences for our well-travelled guests.”

“With three new ships in our fleet—Silver Origin, Silver Moon, and Silver Dawn—and our most inclusive offering to date, our guests will travel in superlative comfort, enjoying our trademark level of service and the hallmarks of luxury that set a Silversea voyage apart.”

Here are highlights of the 2023/2024 voyage collection, which will open for sale to the general public on Aug. 11, 2021:

  • 18 voyages to Africa and the Indian Ocean, including all-new Arabian Peninsula voyages

Brand new oceangoing and expedition itineraries in Africa and the Indian Ocean focus on the East Coast of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Four shipsSilver Cloud, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit and Silver Moonwill offer 18 voyages across the region.

  • 38 voyages to 134 destinations in Northern Europe, including Silversea’s first expeditions in the Baltic Sea

Calling in 134 destinations, 38 new itineraries in Northern Europe will complement Silversea’s existing offering in the region, which includes voyages in the Baltic Sea, Iceland, the Norwegian Fjords, and the British Isles.  

  • 36 voyages, including a Grand Voyage, aboard four ships for an extended season in the Mediterranean

An extended season in the Mediterranean, spanning from April to December 2023, will offer 36 voyages to showcase such marquee regions as Iberia, the Western Mediterranean, Italy and the Adriatic, along with an enriched Eastern Mediterranean programme, including departures later in the season and more variety in the Holy Land and Egypt. 

  • Increased variety in Alaska, with 31 voyages aboard two ships, including maiden calls

A total of 31 voyages aboard Silver Muse and Silver Whisper will offer increased variety in Alaska, while one Russian Far East expedition aboard Silver Wind will showcase the region’s most remote destinations. 

  • Silversea’s first summer itineraries in Canada and New England, including calls in Quebec, Montreal, and Boston

Silversea's first-ever summer sailings in Canada and New England will take place during an extended season in the region, which stretches from August to October 2023. With eight ocean voyages aboard Silver Shadow and one Silver Cloud expedition, Silversea guests will have the opportunity to admire the region's summertime scenery for the first time. Fall itineraries have been extended to include an overnight call in Boston.

  • 12 expeditions to the Arctic and Greenland, with a 24-day crossing of the Northwest Passage

Guests will explore the Arctic and Greenland on 12 expedition voyages in the summer of 2023, hosted aboard Silver Cloud and Silver Wind, with one ship devoted to Greenland throughout the entire summer season. Among the highlights are two new Silver Cloud voyages encompassing Disko Bay and South Greenland, featuring inaugural visits to the majestic Lindenow and Tasermiut fjords. 

Silver Moon. (Supplied)

  • 17 departures for Antarctica, with the opportunity to cruise Cape Horn from Puerto Williams

Both Silver Cloud and Silver Wind will unlock the icy wilderness of Antarctica on 17 expedition cruises now departing from Puerto Williams, Chile. Sailing from November 2023 to March 2024, the Antarctic Peninsula voyages offer the chance to cruise Cape Horn, the iconic gateway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. 

  • 25 departures for Australia and New Zealand, with maiden calls, new itineraries and a farewell season in the Kimberley for Silver Explorer

Silversea will launch its largest ever season in Australia and New Zealand with 15 voyages aboard Silver Muse and Silver Whisper, offering more in-depth explorations of the New South Wales coast with calls in Eden and Jarvis Bay, as well as overnights in Tasmania. Silver Explorer, meanwhile, will embark upon 10 expeditions in the region during her farewell season, with seven immersive voyages along Australia's Kimberley Coast – two of which will follow brand new itineraries. 

Other noteworthy deployments include a set of 16 voyages devoted to Asia, offering the chance to visit Japan during the cherry blossom season with in-depth explorations of 10- and 14-days; four voyages to South America aboard Silver Explorer and Silver Wind; 15 voyages to the Caribbean and Central America aboard Silver Shadow and Silver Dawn; and 50 expeditions aboard Silver Origin, which will take guests closer to the natural wonders of the Galápagos Islands.

GRAND VOYAGES & COMBINATION CRUISES

More than 60 handpicked Combination Cruises, which combine two or more cruises to create one incredible experience, will be offered along with two Grand Voyages, in response to the burgeoning demand for longer cruises. 

The company's Grand Mediterranean 2023 voyage is a 65-day, Lisbon-to-Athens journey, departing October 6, 2023, aboard Silver Moon. 

The extraordinary voyage will explore 52 destinations across this storied region, with an in-depth focus on the Holy Land and Egypt. 

And in 2024, Silversea's first-ever Grand Africa & Arabia voyage will set sail aboard Silver Spirit

Departing Cape Town on January 27, 2024, the ship will spend 62 days unlocking ancient cultures and epic landscapes throughout the East Coast of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. 

Guests will enjoy visits to 28 destinations, including extended stays in Walvis Bay, Durban, Richards Bay, Antsiranana, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Dhiba, and Safaga.

View Silversea’s new 2023/2024 itineraries here

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