Luxury Cruise Ship & Premium Service

On the Silver Explorer, you can expect a top of the range service from a full range of exciting itineraries to the Antarctic Peninsula in comfort from the delicious meals and fully inclusive services right down to the cabins and communal spaces. Their excellent service and welcoming hospitality includes a crew to guest ratio of nearly 1 to 1. Some of the highlights include:

  • Gourmet Menus by Relais and Chateaux and open-seating dining which means when and with whom you dine is up to you.
  • All ocean-view accommodation - The largest average accommodation size of any expedition ship, each with private bath and an elegant ambience of unrivalled luxury.
  • Expert team - Travel with explorers, scientists, authors, photographers and destination experts at your side as you discover remote and remarkable environments. They'll also take you on guided adventures ashore.
  • Fully inclusive service - this includes beverages served throughout the ship for the duration of the trip: a premium selection of fine wines, champagnes, spirits, bottled water, soft drinks and speciality coffees. A personal butler service in every suite and stateroom, 24-hour room service and all onboard gratuities included.

In addition to this, the cruise operator will provide competitive rates and book your flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia (where the cruise departs), saving you the hassle of finding the most cost-effective internal flights.

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Arrive in Style: Fly and Cruise Trips

If you like the sound of the Silver Explorer but just know you're not up to crossing the Drake Passage, Fly & Cruise trips offer you the luxury of flying over the Drake Passage in 2 hours. This brilliant shortcut not only means you'll save time at sea but you'll also get to spend each precious moment out exploring the great white continent.

Fly & Cruise trips offer action-packed cruises along the Antarctic Peninsula and across the Antarctic Circle at 66 degrees south to explore some of the most beautiful channels and islands such as the Gerlache Strait and some of the more unusual landmarks such as Brown Bluff - a penguin-inhabited volcano island - and Deception Island, where you'll swim in the Antarctic waters and warm up on the hot stones of the volcanic bay.


The fly and cruise vessel has space for just 68 passengers includes:

  • Carefully selected wine list with only the finest Chilean wines
  • Accommodation in comfortable oceanview cabins, all with private facilities
  • An open bar throughout and delicious international cuisine, with a 3 course menu and 3 options to choose from each evening
  • A complimentary night's stay at one of Punta Arenas' classic hotels, the Rey Don Felipe Hotel on the last night of the trip

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