Silver Cloud

This intimate and popular little ship is reborn as a stylish expedition ship, following an extensive refurbishment in August 2017.

What we love

The lovely Silver Cloud is now part of Silversea's Expeditions fleet, with a reduced capacity, an ice-strengthened hull and 18 zodiacs making this one of the most luxurious expedition ships at sea.

Capacity 254 guests (240 guests in polar waters)
Crew 208 International Staff
Style Cosy, welcoming, stimulating, exciting - this ship has it all! If you enjoy the finer things in life but have an adventurous spirit, you will find yourself in congenial company on board.
  • All meals in all venues including room service
  • All drinks including wine and spirits
  • Stimulating lecture programme with expert naturalists and guides
  • All excursions and zodiac rides
  • Snorkel equipment on warm water cruises
  • Silversea complimentary parka for polar itineraries
  • Voyage DVD
  • Gratuities
Year built 1994
Last refurbished 2017
Tonnage 17,400 grt
Length 514 feet
Breadth 71 feet
Cruising speed 18 knots


Silver Cloud Expedition - La Dame by Relais & Chateaux
La Dame
Silver Cloud Expedition - La Terrazza
La Terrazza
Silver Cloud Expedition - The Restaurant
The Restaurant

You wonder how they manage to provision when sailing in such remote areas, but expect high standards of cuisine with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, and don’t miss the al fresco alternatives.

The Restaurant

An intimate table for two by the window, or a social evening with new friends or old, you can dine however and whenever you please in the Restaurant, with sweeping sea views and an extensive menu.

La Terrazza

Here you will see Silversea's Italian heritage represented in food with ingredients that are fresh, sustainable and locally grown. La Terrazza is open for casual, buffet-style breakfast and lunch, and during the evening transforms into an à la carte traditional Italian restaurant.

La Dame

At this intimate and quintessentially Parisian venue, fine wines are complemented by a bespoke menu embodying the gastronomic traditions of France. Demand is high and a small charge applies.

Pool Bar and Grill

At this casual al fresco location, the top deck of the Pool Bar & Grill is transformed into The Grill at night, with a fun lava stone experience, allowing you to cook your own delicacies to taste, out under the stars.

Bars and lounges

Silver Cloud Expedition - Dolce Vita bar

Whether you are looking for a quiet indoor corner to read a book, a lively venue for drinks before dinner, or a place to gather with friends for a nightcap, Silver Cloud has many choices.

A cruise ship in miniature, Silver Cloud has many options. The Explorer Lounge is where where all your lectures and briefings take place, whilst the Panorama Lounge is great for listening to the pianist, afternoon tea, or watching the world go by. Meet or make friends in the Dolce Vita bar before dinner, or relax in the Connoisseurs Corner over a cognac and cigar.


Silver Cloud Expedition - Owners Suite
Owners Suite
Silver Cloud Expedition - Grand Suite
Grand Suite
Silver Cloud Expedition - Royal Suite
Royal Suite
Silver Cloud Expedition - Veranda Suite
Veranda Suite

At entry level enjoy spacious suites with sweeping sea-view or private verandah, or if you like more space, go for one of the more lavish options. Whatever you choose, your butler is standing by.

Owners Suite

This one or two bedroom suite with an inviting midships location and 527 or 827 square feet of space is the perfect choice if you prefer to entertain privately. A home from home for long voyages.

Grand Suite/Royal Suite

Forward facing with plenty of living space and the option of one or two bedrooms, these suites are perfect for entertaining, and great for privacy too.

Silver Suite

Our very favourite accommodation on board, the Silver Suite has lots of space and a great location. Book early, they are very popular.

Medallion Suite

These spacious accommodations are very desirable with up to 667 square feet of private space to enjoy. True suites with separate bedroom, walk in wardrobe and bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, this category is an excellent choice.

Midship Veranda/Veranda Suite

Spacious accommodation with comfortable sitting area, walk-in closet and marble clad bathroom includes sliding doors to a private veranda.

Vista Suite

You have plenty of living space and sweeping sea views when you choose this comfortable entry level suite with marble bathroom.

All rooms and suites include:
  • Your own butler to look after your needs
  • Beds which can be configured as queen or twin
  • Marble bathroom with shower (some have bathtub)
  • Walk in wardrobe
  • Fully stocked bar, replenished daily
  • WiFi access, free of charge
  • 24 hour room service
  • Fine bed linens and down
  • Choice of European bath amenities
  • Writing desk(s) with personalised stationery, binoculars, and umbrella

Onboard experiences

Silversea Expeditions - Silver Cloud entering the Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

A Silver Cloud cruise is all about the destination, so the expedition team is key, working hard on board and ashore.

The expedition team present a daily briefing in the Explorer Lounge, combined with quick lectures from different individuals, and more in-depth presentations during sea time. Experts in many fields -including naturalists, historians, anthropologists, biologists and more - enhance time on board and ashore.

Tours, talks and more

  • Shoreside programme including zodiac excursions, ship cruises and time ashore
  • Hikes, visits and exploration on land
  • A full programme of lectures on board
  • Daily briefings
  • Tips from the photographer
  • Special themes on certain voyages
  • Exclusive partnership with the Royal Geographical Society

Onboard facilities

Silver Cloud Expedition - Sauna

This intimate ship is nevertheless well equipped with facilities and amenities to enable you to undertake your intrepid voyage in the height of comfort.

  • Fitness centre
  • Pool and whirlpools
  • Spa and salon
  • Comfortable lounges for meeting friends, lectures and local entertainment
  • Zodiacs on board for all guests to go ashore at one time
  • Photo studio and editing suite
  • Plenty of deck space for viewing or relaxing

Deck plans

See the deck plans

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect adventure holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7630 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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