Drift into the Arctic Circle and experience a seldom-seen part of the world, with Silversea Expeditions' 12-day Arctic voyage aboard Silver Explorer.
Commencing her journey in Norway, Silver Explorer departs from Tromsø on 11 June 2016, and sails to the Gjesværstappan Islands. Joining a Zodiac tour, guests can catch a glimpse of the numerous seabird colonies that inhabit the area, including puffins, kittiwakes and the majestic White-tailed Eagle.
Silver Explorer then travels to Russia docking in a number of beautiful port cities, quaint villages and remote archipelagos including Murmansk, Shoina Village and Zayatskiy Islands. Here guests can: learn about the region's rich maritime and World War II history; visit the Solovetskiy Monastery, a designated UNESCO World Heritage site; encounter endemic wildlife such as reindeer and the Arctic fox; and explore vast Arctic tundras with walking tours guided by Silversea's expert Expedition Team
Setting her sails towards Russia, Silver Explorer cruises through the Barents Sea and along the remote Kola Peninsula to port at Kirkenes and Skarvag in Norway, before returning to Tromsø where guests will disembark on 23 June 2016.
Prices are per person, starting from AU$12,507 in an Explorer Suite, based on double occupancy. Silversea Expeditions' fares include: all shore and Zodiac excursions hosted by an expedition leader; all-suite accommodation with butler service; gourmet meals with menus inspired by Relais & Châteaux; complimentary wines, Champagne and spirits served throughout the ship; an outstanding expedition team of expert guides and lecturers; complimentary WiFi and all gratuities. As part of Silversea's "Welcome Aboard" offer, all new Silversea guests will receive a US$1,200 shipboard credit per suite, when booked by 29 February 2016.
This voyage is subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. For more information, contact your travel professional or Silversea Cruises on +61 2 9255 0600 or 1300 306 872 or visit www.silversea.com.