Silversea - Silver Galapagos
This large expedition ship has accommodation for up to 100 passengers, all in ocean-view suites, many of which have balconies.
Silversea – Silver Galapagos
Prices from: £4,310 pp for 8 days
Cabins are spacious and offer high quality bed linens and furnishings. There’s a minibar, flat screen TV, iPod dock and Wi-Fi access (pay locally). The marble bathroom is well equipped and you’ll be provided with a bathrobe and slippers for the duration of your cruise. As you’d expect of a ship of this size, there is a lot of space and a good range of amenities. The large restaurant is on deck 3 with the grill on deck 4. The main lounge, boutique, library and shore excursion desk can all on deck 3. Other social areas include a piano bar, gym, Jacuzzi, massage room and beauty salon. Silver Galapagos has a crew of 70, to look after the 100 passengers.
Silver Galapagos highlights
- Accommodates 100 passengers
- Large cruise ship with 5 decks of accommodation
- Ocean view cabins with range of amenities
- 70 crew to look after 100 passengers
- Choice of restaurants
- Gym, massage room and jacuzzi
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- Silver Galapagos Itineraries
- Silver Galapagos Deck Plan & Cabins
- Silver Galapagos Technical Specifications
Itinerary A Western – 7 nights / 8 days
- SAT: Fly to San Cristobal. Leon Dormido
- SUN: Bartolome. Santiago: Espumilla Beach
- MON: Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca. Fernandina: Punta Espinosa
- TUE: Isabela: Tagus Cove, Elizabeth Bay
- WED: Floreana: Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant; or Corona del Diablo; or Champion, Floreana
- THU: Santa Cruz: Cerro Dragon and Las Bachas
- FRI: Santa Cruz: Los Gemelos, Puerto Ayora and the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
- SAT: Depart Baltra
Itinerary B North Central – 7 nights / 8 days
- SAT: Fly to Baltra. Daphne Island
- SUN: Genovesa: Darwin Bay, El Barranco
- MON: North Seymour. Santiago: Sullivan Bay
- TUE: Rabido. Santa Cruz: El Eden
- WED: San Cristobal: Galapaguera Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve and Punta Pitt
- THU: Espanola: gadrner Bay and Punta Suarez
- FRI: Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station, Puerto Ayora. South Plaza
- SAT: Depart San Cristobal
Silver Galapagos accommodates up to 100 passengers in 5 categories of suites over 5 decks. All suites have 2 twins or 1 queen bed, a sitting area, writing desk, wardrobe or closet, safe, vanity unit with hairdryer, stocked minibar, TV, radio alarm with iPod dock, wi-fi internet access (pay locally), marbled bathroom with toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, beach towels, binoculars and butler service.
There are 24 explorer suites, 7 on deck 2 (no.s 246 – 252), all 20-22 square metres, 12 on deck 3 (no.s 334 – 345), 22-23 square metres, and 5 on deck 4 (no.s 428-431 & 433), 22-23 square metres. Suites 336-341 can sleep 3 passengers. Suites on deck 2 have 3 portholes, those on decks 4 & 5 have windows.
There are 2 terrace suites on deck 5 (no.s 505 & 506), each measuring 26.38 square metres and with picture windows.
There are 12 veranda suites on deck 5 (no.s 507 – 512 & 514 – 519), all can sleep up to 3 passengers and have a veranda with patio furniture and cover an area of 25 square metres (including the veranda of 5 square metres).
There are 8 deluxe veranda suites on deck 4 (no.s 420 – 427). Each can sleep up to 3 passengers and has a private balcony with patio furniture and covers an area of 28 square metres (including the balcony of 6 square metres).
There are 4 silver suites on deck 6 (no.s 601 – 604), each can sleep up to 3 passengers and has an Illy espresso machine, sparkling wine, chocolates and fruit, free laundry service and a veranda with patio furniture. Each has an area of 34 square metres including the veranda of 7 square metres.
|Year of construction:||1990 (formerly called Galapagos Explorer II)|
|Type:||Expedition cruise ship|
|Accommodation:||All cabins are outside cabins with ocean views and many have balconies. They are en-suite and have TV, iPod dock and Wi-Fi (pay locally). Bathrobes and slippers are provided for all guests and there is butler service.|
|On Board:||There are 5 decks of accommodation. Social areas include a lounge, library, restaurant, grill restaurant (outdoor), piano bar, shore excursion desk, boutique, gym, massage room, beauty salon, deck with jacuzzi. There are 2 lifts.|
|Maximum speed:||17 knots|
|Crew:||70 + guides|
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