Friday 9 December 2016

A once in a lifetime opportunity to witness orangutans in the wild with Silversea Expeditions

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with guest lecturer Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas

Navigate through the geological wonders of Indonesian Islands on an 8-day voyage aboard the newly refurbished Silver Discoverer.

Departing from Bali, Indonesia, on 23 November 2017, Silver Discoverer sets sails to Tanjung Wangi, the eastern tip of East Java, where guests are surrounded by one of the most volcanically active areas in the world. From here, Silver Discoverer journeys to Sumenepand the surrounding areas, which are home to a number of traditional arts and crafts – among them the production of Keris (daggers), batik, Karduluk-style woodcarvings and the Muangsangkal and mask dances.

Silver Discoverer continues her journey to Kumai, where guests have the rare and unforgettable opportunity to visit the world famous Camp Leakey and exclusive parts of the nature reserve usually closed to the general public. Located in the Tanjung Puting Reserve, in Central Borneo, Camp Leakey is devoted to the conservation of wild Orangutans and their rainforest habitat. In addition to the behind the scene access and personal guided visit of Camp Leakey by founder, world renowned environmentalist, anthropologist and orangutan expert, Dr. Galdikas, our guests onboard Silver Discoverer will enjoy a series of lectures on the subject before and after the private visit.

Silver Discoverer (Supplied)

After experiencing this truly memorable occasion, Silver Discoverer sails to Badas Islands. With a vast array of stunning sandy beaches and coral reefs, guests can explore the depths of the ocean floor as they swim, dive or snorkel in the turquoise waters. The voyage concludes in Singapore with guests disembarking on 01 December 2017.

Prices are per person starting from AU$7,150 - 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.


Early Booking Bonus: Save 10% if you book and pay in full by 30 December 2016.

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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  

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