Silver Wind

Luxury Expedition Ship

Introducing Silver Wind

Elegant, spacious and refined, Silver Wind underwent a significant refurbishment in 2021 and offers guests a luxury expedition experience in the polar regions. We highly recommend Silver Wind for travellers looking for a mid-sized expedition cruise ship with outstanding comfort.

Silver Wind accommodates 274 guests in large, well-appointed suites. The interiors seamlessly blend style and comfort for a truly luxurious cruising experience. Guests can enjoy a range of dining options, from signature Italian to continental and regional specialities. Indulge in the ship's creature comforts, including an outdoor pool deck with jacuzzis, a heated pool, a beauty spa, and a salon. 

The ship offers an authentic expedition experience and features an ice-strengthened hull, 24 Zodiacs, 14 kayaks, and an outstanding team of up to 28 polar experts.

Highlights Of Silver Wind

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Refined Luxury

Silver Wind blends timeless elegance, modern luxury, and excellent service. From the moment you step onboard, every detail is taken care of so that you can enjoy your immersive expedition cruising experience.
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Authentic Expedition Experience

Silver Wind is an expedition cruise ship, and exploring is at the heart of the experience. Led by a team of polar experts and naturalists, guests will undertake shore landings and explore by Zodiac during the days.
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Premium Suites

The ship offers a wide selection of spacious and comfortable cabins where guests can relax after exploring. Cabins feature private verandas, large bathrooms, and butler service. Choose from well-appointed Classic Veranda Suites to the opulent Royal Suite, Grand Suites, or the extensive Owner's Suite for unparalleled luxury.
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Classic Design

Enjoy a spacious, comfortable and relaxing interior with a classic feel. Silver Wind benefits from large deck spaces and outdoor areas, perfect for enjoying the breathtaking polar scenery.
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Sophisticated Dining

Delight your palate with culinary masterpieces as Silver Wind offers a gastronomic journey that rivals the world's finest restaurants. Choose from four restaurants and savor exquisite flavours in elegant dining venues that cater to the most discerning tastes.
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Excellent Guest to Staff Ratio and Highly Personalized Service

With a staff of 239 and a team of 28 polar experts, there is excellent attention to service onboard the ship and out on shore landings. The ship feels open and uncrowded, with a maximum of 274 guests (with reduced capacity in the polar regions).
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Door-to-door fully inclusive package

For the ultimate stress-free travel experience, we offer Door-to-Door service on this ship, including flights and hotels before and after the expedition. We will even arrange an executive pick-up from your home.

Key Features Of Silver Wind

Exterior

Silver Wind Swimming Pool

Pool Deck

This outdoor oasis features a heated central pool and jacuzzis. Guests can enjoy a refreshing dip or poolside drinks while taking panoramic views of the surrounding seas.
the Grill Silver Wind

The Grill Restaurant Patio

This outdoor dining space offers a picturesque setting for al fresco meals. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors and patio seating allow guests to relish gourmet cuisine while immersed in the beauty of the open sea.
The outdoor of the Panorama Lounge Silver Wind

Outdoor Lounges and Seating Areas

Various outdoor lounges and seating areas are strategically placed throughout the ship. From cozy corners to expansive decks, these spaces offer guests a choice of outdoor settings to unwind, socialize, or appreciate the beauty of the surrounding ocean.

Interior

Observation Lounge Silver Wind

Explorer Lounge

Enjoy lectures, talks, and presentations by specialists in the multi-tiered Explorer Lounge, which features state-of-the-art equipment. Alternatively, choose to have the lecture live-streamed to your cabin for ultimate comfort.
Silver Wind library lounge

Observation Library

This lounge is located at the top of the ship and offers a stunning vantage point. Comfortable seating and large windows create an immersive experience at any time of day.
Panorama Lounge Silver Wind

Panorama Lounge

Positioned high on the ship, the Panorama Lounge is a chic, spacious area with large windows that provide breathtaking views. It's an ideal spot for afternoon tea, cocktails, or quiet contemplation.

Show Lounge

A stylish, comfortable multi-tiered venue offering clear views of the stage. Enjoy a range of entertainment films, talks, and shows.
Fitness Center Silver Wind

Fitness Centre

Keep fit at sea with the latest gym equipment or attend an eclectic mix of complimentary classes, including aerobics, pilates, yoga, and circuit training.
Bar Silver Wind

Dolce Vita

Enjoy cocktails, live music, and conversations with other guests over a drink or take to the dance floor in stylish surroundings.
Silver Wind Spa

Zagra Beauty Spa

Indulge in a soothing spa session recharging therapies, including facials; body wraps and massages. Appointments for spa services may be made on board the ship.
Spa

Zagara Beauty Salon

A full-range beauty salon for the ultimate in luxury, offering hairstyling, manicures, and pedicures.

Dining Options On Silver Wind

La Terrazza Restaurant

Authentic a la carte Italian cuisine with a selection of refined complimentary wines. Enjoy indoor or al fresco dining in an intimate setting.
The Restaurant Silver Wind

The Restaurant

Enjoy menus featuring local specialities from our talented roster of chefs with a range of contemporary and international cuisine in refined settings.
The elegant interior of La Dame, Silver Wind.

La Dame

Indulge in a six-course dining experience with the most distinguished wines on the seven seas. Enjoy a bespoke menu featuring regionally inspired dishes in an elegant and exclusive setting.

Silver Wind Cabins

Vista Suite
  • Decks 4 ,7
  • Size - 22m2
  • Panoramic views through large picture windows
  • Sitting area with a comfortable sofa - Suite can accommodate 3 Guests
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed with premium mattresses and choice of pillow options
  • Bathroom with single vanity, walk-in shower, and luxurious toiletries
  • Writing desk and chair for convenience
  • Wardrobe with personal safe for secure storage
  • One flat-screen TV with an interactive media library
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Mini-bar stocked with preferred beverages
  • Individually controlled air conditioning for personalized comfort
  • Butler service for personalized assistance and amenities
Veranda Suite
  • Decks 5,6,7
  • Size - 27m2
  • Some Veranda Suites accommodate three guests
  • Private veranda with teak furniture for outdoor relaxation
  • Spacious sitting area with a comfortable sofa
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed with premium mattresses and choice of pillow options
  • Bathroom featuring double faucets on a large vanity and walk-in shower
  • Plush bathrobes and slippers for added comfort
  • Writing desk and chair for work or leisure
  • Ample wardrobe space with personal safe for secure storage
  • One large flat-screen TV with an interactive media library
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Mini-bar stocked with preferred beverages
  • In-suite dining available for a private culinary experience
  • Individually controlled air conditioning for personalized comfort
  • Butler service for attentive and personalized assistance
Deluxe Veranda Suite
  • Decks 5,6,7
  • Size - 27m2
  • Preferred central location with identical accommodation to a Veranda Suite
  • Private veranda with teak furniture for a private outdoor retreat
  • Spacious sitting area featuring a convertible sofa for additional guests
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed with premium mattresses and a selection of pillow options
  • Luxurious marble bathroom with double vanity, walk-in shower, and separate bathtub
  • Plush bathrobes and slippers for added comfort
  • In-suite dining area for private culinary experiences
  • Writing desk and chair for work or leisure
  • Ample wardrobe space with a personal safe for secure storage
  • Two large flat-screen TVs with an interactive media library
  • Direct dial telephone for convenient communication
  • Mini-bar stocked with preferred beverages
  • Individually controlled air conditioning for personalized comfort
  • Butler service for attentive and personalized assistance
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access for connectivity during the voyage
Medallion Suite
  • Decks 7,8
  • Size - 41m2
  • All the features of the Veranda Suites and more
  • The Medallion Suite provides a more expansive living area, including a separate living room, offering guests more room to relax and entertain.
  • A distinctive feature of the Medallion Suite is the inclusion of a separate bath in the bathroom, providing an extra element of indulgence and relaxation.
  • The suite includes a separate dining area, enhancing the private in-suite dining experience and providing a dedicated space for meals.
  • Guests in the Medallion Suite enjoy personalized stationery and a selection of luxury amenities, adding a touch of exclusivity to their stay.
  • The Medallion Suite typically has more square footage, providing a more spacious and luxurious accommodation.
Silver Suite
  • Decks 5,6,7
  • Size - 48m2
  • All the features of the Veranda Suites and more - larger veranda perfect for taking pictures and bird-watching.
  • Expansive private veranda with teak furniture for outdoor relaxation
  • Spacious living room with a convertible sofa for additional guests
  • Separate dining area for private in-suite meals
  • Twin beds or queen-sized bed with premium mattresses and a selection of pillow options
  • Luxurious bathroom with double vanity, walk-in shower, and separate bath
  • Plush bathrobes, slippers, and fine bed linens for added comfort
  • Writing desk and chair for work or leisure
  • Ample wardrobe space with a personal safe for secure storage
  • Two large flat-screen TVs with an interactive media library
  • Direct dial telephone for convenient communication
  • Mini-bar stocked with preferred beverages
  • Complimentary in-suite dining for a personalized culinary experience
  • Individually controlled air conditioning for personalized comfort
  • Butler service for attentive and personalized assistance
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access for connectivity during the voyage
  • Personalized stationery and a selection of luxury amenities
Royal Suite
  • Deck 6
  • Size - Available as a one-bedroom configuration or as two-bedroom by adjoining with a Veranda Suite.
  • One bedroom: 69 sq.m. including veranda
  • Two bedroom: 96 sq.m. including veranda
  • An expansive private veranda with patio furniture provides an exclusive outdoor space for relaxation and panoramic views.
  • The suite features a separate living room and an additional dining area, creating a luxurious and spacious environment for guests.
  • The marble bathroom includes a whirlpool bath, double vanity, and a walk-in shower, offering a lavish and indulgent bathing experience.
  • Two Large Flat-Screen TVs:
  • Sound System with Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Espresso Machine:
  • The Royal Suite may offer additional personalized services, ensuring an elevated level of attentive and bespoke assistance.
Grand Suite
  • Deck 7
  • Size - Available as a one-bedroom configuration or as two-bedroom by adjoining with a Veranda Suite.
  • One bedroom: 95 sq.m. including veranda
  • Two bedroom: 122 sq.m. including veranda
  • An expansive private veranda with patio furniture provides an exclusive outdoor space for relaxation and panoramic views.
  • The suite features a separate living room and an additional dining area, creating a luxurious and spacious environment for guests.
  • The bathroom includes a bath, double vanity, and a walk-in shower, offering a lavish and indulgent bathing experience.
  • Two Large Flat-Screen TVs:
  • Sound System with Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Espresso Machine:
  • The Grand Suite may offer additional personalized services, ensuring an elevated level of attentive and bespoke assistance.
Owners Suite
  • Deck 7
  • Size - Available as a one-bedroom configuration or as two-bedroom by adjoining with a Vista Suite.
  • One bedroom: 55 sq.m. including veranda
  • Two bedroom: 77 sq.m. including veranda
  • This chic residence presents the utmost in expansive living, unparalleled comfort, and top-tier service while at sea.
  • Expansive glass doors seamlessly link to an 8m2 (89 sq ft) veranda adorned with comfortable patio furniture.
  • The suite features a separate living room and an additional dining area, creating a luxurious and spacious environment for guests.
  • The bathroom includes a whirlpool bath, double vanity, and a walk-in shower, offering a lavish and indulgent bathing experience.
  • Two Large Flat-Screen TVs:
  • Sound System with Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Espresso Machine:
  • The Grand Suite may offer additional personalized services, ensuring an elevated level of attentive and bespoke assistance

Silver Wind Deck Plan

Silver Wind Deck Plan Deck 4

Silver Wind Destinations

summer sea ice and sunset in Antarctica

Antarctica

Discover the pristine shores of Antarctica and immerse yourself in a stunning landscape teeming with wildlife and adventure aboard the Silver Wind. Embark on a journey alongside the most well-traveled individuals and navigate the famed Drake Passage en route to this captivating destination. Alternatively, opt for a skip across the crossing and indulge in a 2-hour flight directly into the heart of Antarctica, all in Silversea's signature ultra-luxury style. During the day, savour champagne amidst breathtaking scenery, and by night, relish caviar aboard one of the most opulent expedition ships ever constructed.

What Makes Silver Wind Unique?

Classic Elegance: Silver Wind embodies classic elegance, seamlessly blending timeless design with modern sophistication. The ship's interiors showcase a refined aesthetic, creating an atmosphere of understated luxury.

Upgraded Versatility: Following a significant upgrade in December 2018 and subsequent refurbishments in 2021, Silver Wind has become one of the most adaptable ships in the fleet. A strengthened ice-class hull enhances its versatility, allowing seamless transitions between polar expeditions and iconic ports.

Intimate Exploration: With a limited number of guests in specific regions, Silver Wind offers an intimate exploration experience. This exclusivity fosters a personalized journey, allowing passengers to forge meaningful connections with the destinations and fellow travellers.

Enriching Educational Programs: Silver Wind goes beyond conventional cruising by offering enrichment programs. Passengers can engage in expert-led lectures and workshops, gaining insights into the destinations visited and enhancing the educational aspect of their expedition.

High Staff-to-Guest Ratio: The ship maintains a high staff-to-guest ratio, ensuring attentive and personalized service. The dedicated crew creates a welcoming environment, anticipating the needs of each guest and providing exceptional service throughout the voyage.

Cutting-edge Technology: Equipped with cutting-edge technology, Silver Wind seamlessly integrates modern conveniences for guests. From interactive media systems to connectivity options, the ship embraces technological advancements to enhance the overall cruise experience.

Panoramic Views and Outdoor Splendor: Silver Wind offers guests breathtaking outdoor spaces, from expansive decks to the Pool Deck with its central pool and stunning views. Outdoor lounges, observation decks, and private balconies in suites provide opportunities to immerse in the splendour of the surrounding landscapes.

Plan Your Cruise On Silver Wind

Choose from various exciting and groundbreaking voyages to explore Antarctica.

Get in touch with our friendly travel experience team to get the best advice on cabins and itineraries and ask any questions you may have.

Please make your reservation with our friendly Travel Experience Team. All bookings made through North Pole Cruises receive 100% financial protection, and we include supplier failure insurance at no charge to you for extra peace of mind.

Before your expedition, we will send you lots of helpful advice about planning your voyage, including the best travel insurance, places to stay before and after your journey, travel requirements and a packing list.

Enjoy your once-in-a-lifetime expedition.

Silver Wind Ship Specifications

Length
514.14 Feet/156.7 Metres
Beam
71ft
Cruising speed
18 knots
Ice class
1C
Guest decks
7
Guest capacity
274
Gross tonnage
17,400

Silver Wind Cruises

Guest hiking in snow on a luxury cruise to Antarctic Peninsula
Door To Door
Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams
Mar 4 - Mar 16 2026
11 Nights

Price from per person

£10,700
King Penguins on South Georgia island
Door To Door
Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams
Dec 18 2024 - Jan 5 2025
18 Nights

Price from per person

£20,800
luxury cruise ship sailing in Antarctica
Door To Door
King George Island To King George Island
Jan 17 - Jan 23 2026
6 Nights

Price from per person

£16,100

Silver Wind FAQ

Silver Wind possesses a robust ice-class rating, making it well-equipped for polar expeditions. Its ice-strengthened hull, advanced navigation technology, and experienced crew ensure safe navigation through icy conditions.

Silver Wind offers enrichment programs with expert-led lectures, workshops, and cultural interactions. The ship’s amenities, such as observation lounges and fine dining venues, provide additional avenues for guests to immerse themselves in the journey.

Yes, Silver Wind offers a door-to-door fully inclusive package. This encompasses pick-up from your home, all flights, and the entire voyage. It’s designed for seamlessly hassle-free travel, allowing you to focus on the adventure rather than the logistics.

Silver Wind offers immersive expedition experiences, including Zodiac excursions, wildlife watching, and shore excursions tailored to each destination. Activities vary from hiking in pristine wilderness areas to visiting research stations.

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