Puerto Williams to Valparaiso
6 Mar - 28 Mar
22 Nights
12 Ports
Silversea Expeditions

Puerto Williams to Valparaiso

6 March - 28 March 2026
From £16,300 pp
Silversea's door-to-door all-inclusive fares include UK return chauffeur service from home to airport, flights and overseas transfers


22 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Chile


12 Ports

6 March

Setting sail from Puerto Williams

Puerto Williams has the feel of a true frontier town, situated on windswept Navarino Island facing out across the Beagle Channel. It's home to a fishing port and an important Chilean naval base, and is often described as 'the world's southernmost city', although it's debatable whether it's really a city. The surrounding mountains offer a spectacular backdrop for hiking and kayaking, while to the south lies the infamous Drake Passage and, beyond that, the frozen continent of Antarctica.

7-8 March

At sea

9 March

Antarctica: Antarctic Sound

10-12 March

Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula

13 March

Antarctica: South Shetland Islands

14-15 March

At sea

16 March

Argentina: Ushuaia

17 March

At sea

18-20 March

Chile: Chilean Fjords, Montanas Fjord, Chilean Fjords

22 March

At sea

23 March

Chile: Caleta Tortel

24 March

At sea

25 March

Chile: Castro (Chiloé Island)

26 March

Chile: Niebla

27 March

At sea

28 March

Arriving in Valparaíso

Characterful, colourful and a little chaotic, the port city of Valparaíso enjoys a somewhat awkward setting, scattered across 45 vertiginous hills. Thanks to this difficult topography the city streets are punctuated by steep staircases and funicular elevators, and energetic explorers will be rewarded with wonderful views of the pastel hued buildings that hug the slopes. Valparaíso's most famous former resident was the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and you can visit one of his former residences, La Sebastiana, which now houses a small museum.

Don't miss

Although there are museums and some great architecture, what you really mustn’t miss is the vibe of this quirky and characterful town, so take the time to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the views.

The Ship

Your home from home

Silversea Expeditions - Silver Cloud in Antarctica
Silver Cloud Expedition - Zodiacs in Antarctica
Silver Cloud Expedition - Grand Suite

The intimate and popular Silver Cloud 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 regions)
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 16,800 grt
Length 514 feet
Breadth 71 feet
Cruising speed 18 knots
More about Silver Cloud

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Palacio Astoreca, Valparaíso

Where to stay in Valparaíso

The 23 room Palacio Astoreca comprises two buildings, including a completely restored national monument.

Viña del Mar, Chile

Around Valparaíso

For contrast, visit clean and orderly Viña del Mar just up the coast.

Get your free Antarctica guide

Our expedition cruising guide to Antarctica will tell you everything you need to know, including when to visit, what to see and how to get there.


Puerto Williams to Valparaiso

6 March - 28 March 2026
From £16,300 pp


22 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Chile


12 Ports


Silver Cloud of Silversea Expeditions

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