Explore the Arctic with Silversea

Once-in-a-lifetime experiences are what it’s all about with Silversea’s cruises in the Arctic. Their deep dives into a region of fragile beauty include such truly unforgettable moments, such as Zodiac rides beside beluga whales, meetings with isolated communities, and exploring ruined sites of early settlements – true adventures that won’t ever fade from memory.

Explore the Arctic with Silversea

These trips aboard Silversea’s nimble ice-class ships are accompanied by experts in marine biology, geology, and history, so you can really make the most of your unique experience.

Silversea is one of our favourite cruise lines, with immersive shore experiences that take you to the very soul of each region. Charter flights and both pre or post-land programmes are included, while luxuries aboard its intimate ships include your own butler, the finest dining, and drinks in-suite and throughout the ship, including champagne, and hand-picked wines and spirits.

We’ve chosen a couple of our favourite itineraries to give you a flavour of what you might expect.

Reykjavík–Reykjavík

10 days, 1st August 2024, door-to-door fare from £9,400pp on Silver Wind

Reykjavík | Stykkishólmur | Flatey Island | Vigur Island | Bolungarvík | Húsavík | Seyðisfjörður | Djúpivogur | Klaksvík | Day at sea | Vestmannaeyjar | Cruising Surtsey | Thorklakshofn | Reykjavík

Sailing around Iceland (and out to the Faroe Islands) gives you a fascinating mixture of waterfalls, glaciers, and other natural wonders. One of the main highlights takes place at the epic Seyðisfjörður where you can sail around the eponymous fjord, head out on a kayak to immerse yourself in the scenery, venture to see puffins and other nesting birds settled on teetering cliffs, encounter sea lions, go fishing, or tackle hiking trails through pristine nature.

Exciting excursions to choose from en route include learning about Arctic foxes and avalanches in Súðavík in the Westfjords. Its fascinating The Arctic Fox Centre is a museum and research centre dedicated to Iceland's only native land mammal.

Longyearbyen–Longyearbyen

7 days, 12th June 2025, door-to-door from £8,900pp on Silver Endeavour

Longyearbyen | Svalbard’s Northern Region (6 days) | Longyearbyen 

This round-trip takes you to the remote and cosy, yet surprisingly lively, capital of Svalbard, into the heart of this distant archipelago that has long lured explorers with its possible polar bear sightings and other thrilling views. Inhaling the freshest air on the planet, you’ll take in sparkling glaciers, snow-swathed mountains, and glittering ice caves.

One of the highlights of Svalbard’s northern region, with its impressive fjords, bays, and glaciers, is Nordaust-Svalbard Nature Reserve, which includes Spitsbergen’s east coast, the Hinlopen Strait, Nordaustlandet, and some islands further east. Here you’ll see walrus haul-outs, spectacular bird cliffs and islands, and Arctic desert plants.

The ships

Custom-designed to PC6 Polar Class specifications to take guests to both polar regions, Silver Endeavour carries state-of-the-art amenities. These include more Zodiac boats per number of guests than any other vessel in the industry, kayaks, and cutting-edge navigation and exploration technology, including a remote gimbal camera to capture high-quality images from a distance of 5km.

Among other Silversea ships travelling the Arctic is the ice-class expedition vessel, Silver Wind, with its gorgeous suites, spa, four restaurants, and a maximum of just 274 guests. This makes it one of the cosiest, most intimate ships afloat today.

To book your Arctic adventure with Silversea, call your Travel Counsellor today.

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