Travel across the Arctic Sea from Greenland to Canada, experiencing stark natural beauty, Inuit art and culture, and rich history dating back to 2200 BC. Starting from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, we will travel down the stark yet serene Evighedsfjord to the Evigheds Glacier and south to Greenland’s capital of Nuuk before crossing the Arctic Sea to land in Canada. We will explore the culturally rich Iqaluit, which is bursting with Inuit art, from the museum, to the streets, to the interior of a municipal building. We will search for polar bears at Akpatok Island during one of several Zodiac cruises and witness the unforgiving landscape of the Tablelands at Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site formed by glaciers and continents clashing together ages ago. This trip is steeped in history, including a visit to the first site of European settlement (1000 AD) in L’Anse aux Meadows and the 15th century Qilakitsoq mummies in Nuuk. We will cruise scenic passages and search for walrus, polar bear and multiple whale species at various places along the way. Throughout the voyage, learn about the geology, wildlife and botany of these starkly beautiful locations from lecture presentations offered by your knowledgeable on board Expedition Team.
Length: 157 m
Passenger Capacity: 200/260
Built: 1994 Refurbished & Rebranded: 2017
After extensive refurbishment, Silver Cloud will be the most spacious and comfortable ice class vessel in expedition cruising. Her large suites, her destination itineraries and her unparalleled service make her truly special. Her five dining options will tantalise your taste buds and as 80% of her suites include a veranda, watching a breaching whale or a few cavorting penguins has never been so personal. Broad sweeping decks with multiple open spaces and a swimming pool complete what is surely the most distinctive expedition ship sailing today.
A limited number of guests, particularly with just 200 in polar waters, mean that Silver Cloud has the highest space to guest and crew to guest ratios in expedition cruising. With her 18 zodiacs, possibilities are almost limitless with ship-wide simultaneous explorations. Finally, a team of 19 passionate and dedicated experts are always at hand to ensure your voyage is enhanced every step of the way.
DECK 09 - Observation Lounge, Jogging Track
DECK 08 - Pool, Pool Bar, Hot Rocks, The Panorama Lounge, The Connoisseur’s Corner
DECK 07 - La Terrazza, The Spa at Silversea, Beauty Salon, The Library
DECK 06 - Lecture Theatre, The Fitness Centre, Reception/Guest Relations, Expedition Desk
DECK 05 - The Bar, Boutique, Casino
DECK 04 - Main Restaurant, Le Champagne, Launderette