Silversea, the largest company in the luxury cruising industry, is releasing their new upgraded All-Inclusive Polar Package, now available on all luxury cruises through the Arctic Circle and Antarctica. The value-rich package consists of seamless travel and much more extensive travel of the polar Regions.
Silversea’s enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package includes:
- A pre-cruise hotel stay for one night.
- Complementary in-country flights if required.
- Polar expedition cruise, fully guided shore expeditions and Zodiac excursions.
- Polar parka.
- A post-cruise hotel stay for another night.
- Luggage is handled and boarded by staff between the airport, hotel and ship.
The Polar Regions provides guests with many unique endemic wildlife species, unspoiled landscapes and rarely seen cultures to witness. The Arctic’s wildlife and landscape such as polar bears and wild coasts, can only be matched by the monstrous landscape of Antarctica, with its large glaciers and variety of wildlife including orca whales and penguins. Silversea’s offering of the Polar Region provides the most unique and luxurious cruise in the world.
Below are all of Silversea’s different itineraries for the Polar Regions where guests can enjoy the All-Inclusive Polar Package on their cruise.
The Arctic – 2020
Reykjavik to Longyearbyen, 11 Days – 10-21 June 2020
This spectacular scenic cruise features many waterfalls, cliffs and many colonies of puffins. The cruise begins in Reykjavik, Iceland and concludes in Svalbard, Norway, aboard the Silver Cloud. The voyage also features a visit to the island of Jan Mayen, where many humpback whales live. The price for the trip begins at AUD$14,940 per guest, with the flights included with an early booking bonus of 10%.
Longyearbyen to Reykjavik, 11 Days, 9-20 July 2020
The Silver Cloud sets off back to Reykjavik, Iceland from Svalbard, Norway though many extraordinary Arctic landscapes, such as peaks, glaciers and waterfalls. This cruise also brings the chance to observe the wildlife including polar bears, walruses and whales. Once again the price for the cruise begins at AUD$14,940 per guest including flights with an early booking bonus of 10%.
Kangerlussuaq to Nome, 24 Days, 21 August – 14 September 2020
The Silver Cloud will end its 2020 season in the Arctic Circle with a 24 day venture across the High Canadian Arctic and navigate through the Northwest Passage. This itinerary is filled with beautiful scenery, isolated villages and towns and wildlife sightings such as polar bears and musk oxen. The fares for the flights and cruises start at AUD$47,400 per guest with an early booking bonus of 10%.
Antarctica – 2019 & 2020
Ushuaia to Ushuaia, 12 Days – 5-7 December 2019
The Silver Explorer begins its 2019/2020 season on a roundtrip from Ushuaia, Argentina to explore the Antarctic coastline. This voyage is filled with enormous icebergs, glaciers and sunbathing seals. Business class fly/cruise fares start at AUD$26,900 per guest. Silversea is offering a last-minute savings deal which offers US$1,000 onboard credit per suite and one-category suite class upgrade.
Ushuaia to Ushuaia, 18 Days – 17 December 2019 – 4 January 2020
Silver Explorer sets off once again on a round trip from Ushuaia, Argentina to celebrate Christmas and New Year in a voyage through Antarctica. The Silver Explorer visits the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and more. Fly/cruise fares for business class starts at AUD$26,900 per guest. Silversea is offering a last-minute savings deal which offers US$1,000 onboard credit per suite and one-category suite class upgrade.
Ushuaia to Ushuaia, 15 Days, 20 December 2019 – 4 January 2020
The Silver Cloud sets off on its special holiday voyage to Antarctica, while visiting the Falkland Islands, Elephant Island and South Shetland Islands during the cruise. These locations reveal wondrous landscapes and wildlife species. Business class fly/cruise fares start at AUD$27,900 per guest. Silversea is offering a last-minute savings deal which offers US$1,000 onboard credit per suite and one-category suite class upgrade.
Ushuaia to Ushuaia, 12 Days, 21 February – 4 March 2020
The Silver Explorer will conclude its 2019/2020 season with one final voyage through Antarctica. The ship will visit the Antarctic Sound, Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands to observe the ancient glaciers and enormous mountains, while also enjoying the wildlife such as penguins and seals. All fly/cruise fares start at AUD$21,330 per guest with an early booking bonus of 10%.
Arctic & Antarctica Air Offers
Exclusive air promotions for the Arctic and Antarctica are now available until the 30th of August 2019. The program includes free economy round-trip flights and reduced business class fares for flights from Australian gateways, along with free transfers between the airport and ship.
Antarctica Business Class offer 1-31 August 2019: Guests that are travelling to Antarctica from Australia will get complimentary business class flights during August.
“Our new enhanced All-Inclusive Polar Package is designed to provide the highest level of comfort, convenience and value for travellers planning an adventure to the end of the Earth, whether to the Arctic or Antarctica,” says Conrad Combrink, Silversea’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for Expeditions and Experiences. “With special air offers for the Arctic and Antarctica now available to complement the package, this is the perfect time to travel deeper to unlock the authentic beauty, history and wildlife of the world’s final frontiers. Silversea’s combination of destination expertise and the cruise line’s ultra-luxurious ships make for unique and unforgettable experiences in both Polar Regions.”
All-Inclusive Expedition Experience
Every Silversea expedition ship is equipped with specialist experts who lead the shore excursions for guests. These professionals provide informative lectures, discussions and recaps while on board, and also on Zodiac excursions, hikes and nature walks. These are all included in the fare. While onboard the Silver Cloud and Silver
Explorer, guests can enjoy the ocean view from their suites, gourmet cuisine, a butler’s services, and a large variety of shipboard services, including free food and beverages, a beverage cabinet in the suite and unlimited free WiFi.
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