EXPEDITION CRUISE

Transoceanic Expedition Cruise (22 Days)

Cruise Line: Silversea Cruises
Ushuaia, Argentina to Cape Town, South Africa
Dates: 07 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019

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DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
07 Mar 2019
Ushuaia, Argentina
5:00 PM
DAY 2
08 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 3
09 Mar 2019
New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
6:00 AM 12:00 PM
West Point Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
3:00 PM 7:00 PM
DAY 4
10 Mar 2019
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
8:00 AM 1:00 PM
DAY 5
11 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 6
12 Mar 2019
South Georgia Islands, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
5:30 PM
DAY 7
13 Mar 2019
South Georgia Islands, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
DAY 8
14 Mar 2019
South Georgia Islands, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
DAY 9
15 Mar 2019
South Georgia Islands, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
DAY 10
16 Mar 2019
South Georgia Islands, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
12:00 PM
DAY 11
17 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 12
18 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 13
19 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 14
20 Mar 2019
Gough Island, United Kingdom
12:30 PM 5:30 PM
DAY 15
21 Mar 2019
Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena, Ascension And Tristan Da Cunha
10:30 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 16
22 Mar 2019
Nightingale Island, United Kingdom
6:00 AM 2:30 PM
DAY 17
23 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 18
24 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 19
25 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 20
26 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 21
27 Mar 2019
Cape Town, South Africa
8:30 AM
DAY 22
28 Mar 2019
Cape Town, South Africa
Transoceanic Expedition Cruise map

About the Ship

Antarctica All Inclusive Experience
Silver Cloud Expedition

Silver Cloud is the most spacious and comfortable ice class vessel in expedition cruising. 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.

What's Included

Included

  • 16 Zodiac boats for Landings and 10 kayaks

  • Team of 22 dedicated Expedition Specialists

  • Complimentary daily shore activities

Not Included

  • Formal Nights

  • Broadway-style Entertainment

  • Childcare / Babysitting

About Us

At Silversea we believe that nothing can rival the wonder of our world. Our mission is to unlock the most amazing experiences and destinations, and deliver them to you in superlative comfort and luxury. We do that while offering guests large-ship amenities aboard our intimate ships – all designed for an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. Silversea's itineraries encompass all seven continents and over 900 destinations worldwide – from cruises to the Mediterranean and Caribbean, to hundreds of fascinating and remote destinations aboard our expedition ships.

Insider Tip

We offer Free Round trip economy Air to several destinations as well as All-Inclusive packages to places like Galapagos, the Polar Regions, Asia and South Pacific.

Terms & Conditions

All Fares shown are cruise-only, in US dollars, per guest, based on double-occupancy. | Fares are capacity controlled, and subject to change at any time without notice. | Availability of all suite categories cannot be guaranteed. | Fares for single guests are available upon request. | Additional restrictions may apply. | All fares, savings, offers, itineraries, and programmes are subject to change without notice. | Silversea reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions. | Visit www.Silversea.com for complete Terms and Conditions. | ©Silversea | Ships' registry: Bahamas



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Add-Ons

Shore Excursions

Cape Town, South Africa - 28 Mar 2019

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 1 Hour
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 18 and Above
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Air & Helicopter Tours • Sightseeing
HUEY FLIGHT - PENINSULA

Experience the entire Cape Peninsula on this scenic helicopter flight. Take in Cape Town’s breath-taking mountains, endless beaches and lush wine estates, all the way down to the pristine Cape Point Nature Reserve.

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 2 Hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 12 and Above
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Sightseeing
HORSE RIDING ON NOORDHOEK BEACH

Experience breath taking views of Chapman’s Peak and Noordhoek Beach from horseback. Guests are able to visit the Kapabo shipwreck and watch indigenous bird life on one of the Cape’s most beautiful beaches. End the day with a glass of champagne while watching the sun set over the beach. Knowledgeable guides and spectacular scenery will ensure an unforgettable experience.

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 3 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: 5 and Above
Activity Level: Easy • Wheelchair Acceesible
Experience(s): Cruises & Water Tours
THREE HOUR CRUISE

The Inala Antares proudly awaits you in Cape Town, ready to take you first class on a journey of a lifetime. With its Italian styling, trendy interiors, quality construction techniques and performance it has been specially designed to meet your tastes and requirements. Your day will start with a luxury transfer from your hotel providing you with a concierge service to help you orchestrate the perfect few hours on board the Inala.

Experience an exquisite Cape Town sunset with Table Mountain and the 12 Apostles as a backdrop as you cruise in pure luxury on board (weather depending on the day) otherwise in Table Bay towards the Bloubergstrand beaches. The Inala is a 57ft Princess design, luxury motor yacht, moored in front of the Cape Grace Hotel V&A Waterfront. Your three hour cruise includes the famous Clifton beaches, with panoramic views of Table Mountain and the 12 Apostles in elegance and luxury. Clifton bay is on the way to Hout Bay and is the ideal place to spend a few hours at on board, enjoying the sun and a swim in the cool water.

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 18 and Above
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Adventure
HIKING TABLE MOUNTAIN

Hike and conquer one of the world’s seven natural wonders, Table Mountain. Accompanied by an experienced mountain guide, take one of the most popular hiking routes to the summit of this incredible natural wonder. Walk to the highest point in the Table Mountain range, Maclear’s Beacon and wander through the majestic Cape Floral Kingdom before descending in the cable car.

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 30 Minutes
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 18 and Above
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Air & Helicopter Tours • Sightseeing
HUEY FLIGHT - COMBAT MISSION

Experience the ultimate rush of the Combat Mission adventure flight through on a genuine Vietnam Huey helicopter along the shores of the untamed West Coast. Enjoy low flying over endless beaches as you manoeuvre through the Blouberg Hills.

Offered by: Triumph Travel - South Africa
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 4 hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 12 and Above
Activity Level: Strenuous
Experience(s): Adventure
Cape Town Paragliding, a Bold Aerial Adventure

As per description

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 4 Hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Culture, History & Arts
CAPE TOWN CITY TOUR - HALF DAY

Your guide will discuss the city's abundance of sightseeing possibilities and will tailor make your day's activities according to your individual interests and preferences. This affords you the advantage of total flexibility while still maintaining the expertise of a qualified guide. We first make our way to the to the lower cable car station on the slopes of Table Mountain, where (weather permitting) we make the short and comfortable ascent to the top of the mountain by cable car. The panoramic view of the sea and city from the summit is magnificent. Then begin the tour of historic Cape Town. Whether you are interested in visiting the traditional tourist attractions, indulging in a personal passion, or simply exploring the 'Mother City' as a local, Cape Town has more than enough diversity to cater to your personal preference. Your half day tour includes two entrance fees as well as the return Table Mountain Aerial Cableway ticket. After your tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 45 Minutes
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 5 and Above
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Air & Helicopter Tours • Sightseeing
SCENIC HELICOPTER PENINSULA TOUR

Depart from the V&A Waterfront on a scenic helicopter excursion passing the beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay past the 12 Apostles, Llandudno to Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak, Noordhoek, False Bay to Cape Point returning via Simons Town, Fish Hoek, Constantia, Claremont, Woodstock and landing at the Waterfront. The scenic flight is approximately 50 minutes.

Offered by: Triumph Travel - South Africa
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 5 hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 5 and Above
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Adventure • Culture, History & Arts • Family Vacations • Sightseeing
Cape Town Side Car Tour

Contact us for more info regarding this tour and combination with other experiences.

Offered by: Wilderness Safaris Botswana
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 5 Hours 15 Minutes
Meals: Snack
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Adventure • Family Vacations • Food & Wine • Romance & Honeymoons • Sightseeing • Walking & Biking • Wildlife & Nature
City Tour, Table Mountain and Sundowners

Private Half Day Afternoon City Tour, Table Mountain and Sundowners

Highlights:

- Ride the revolving cable car for bird’s-eye views of Cape Town and Peninsula from the top of the iconic Table Mountain (weather dependent).

- Explore the rich history and culture of Cape Town including Company Gardens and the South African Museum. Haggle in the colourful and bustling market of Greenmarket Square.

- Enjoy an evening sundowner with spectacular views (weather dependent).

Depart the city in the afternoon for Table Mountain’s Lower Cableway Station. We will explore the mountain’s summit and absorb the breathtaking views before descending.

We then return to the city via the old Cape Malay Quarter, for a walk through the Company Gardens, a fresh produce garden for ships and locals from the mid-17th century, and now home to the South African Museum, Houses of Parliament, National Gallery and St. George’s Cathedral.

We stroll through the city to Greenmarket Square, where you can browse the bustling market stalls for beautiful and unique African mementos. From here we enjoy “sundowners” (typical South African end-of-day drinks) of sparkling wine or soft drinks whilst admiring the breathtaking views as the sun sets over the Atlantic Ocean.

The sundowner location will depend on the routing which is weather dependent

Offered by: Wilderness Safaris Botswana
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 5 Hours 15 Minutes
Meals: Snack
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Adventure • Family Vacations • Romance & Honeymoons • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Afternoon City Tour, Table Mountain and Sunset Cruise

Private Half Day Afternoon City Tour, Table Mountain and Sunset Cruise

Highlights:

- Ride the revolving cable car for bird’s-eye views of Cape Town and Peninsula from the top of the iconic Table Mountain (weather dependent).

- Explore the rich history and culture of Cape Town including Company Gardens and the South African Museum. Haggle in the colourful and bustling market of Greenmarket Square.

- Enjoy a sunset cruise around Table Bay with spectacular views (weather dependent).

Depart the city in the afternoon for Table Mountain’s Lower Cableway Station. We will explore the mountain’s summit and absorb the breathtaking views before descending.

We then return to the city via the old Cape Malay Quarter, for a walk through the Company Gardens, a fresh produce garden for ships and locals from the mid-17th century, and now home to the South Africa Museum, Houses of Parliament, National Gallery and St. George’s Cathedral. We stroll through the city to Greenmarket Square, where you can browse the bustling market stalls for beautiful and unique African mementos.

From here, we drive to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront to board a traditionally designed 58ft gaff-rigged schooner, easily identified in the bay by her rusty brown sails. Our sunset sail around Table Bay affords fabulous views of the city lights and surrounding scenery, while enjoying sparkling wines and soft drinks.

Offered by: Wilderness Safaris Botswana
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 5 Hours 45 Minutes
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Family Vacations • Romance & Honeymoons • Sightseeing • Walking & Biking • Wildlife & Nature
City Tour

Private Half Day City Tour

Highlights:

- Haggle in the colorful and bustling market of Greenmarket Square.

- Explore the rich history, culture and architecture of Cape Town including Company Gardens, Castle of Good Hope, Grande Parade and the District Six Museum (closed on Sundays).

- Explore the colorful Cape Malay Quarter.Drive through the city via the vibrant Bo-Kaap, or Cape Malay Quarter (so named for those peoples exiled to the Cape from Dutch colonies in the East).

Leave the vehicle for a historic walk through the Company Gardens, a fresh produce garden for ships and locals from the mid-17th century, and now home to the SA Museum, Houses of Parliament, National Gallery and St. George’s Cathedral.

Stroll through the city to Greenmarket Square, where you can browse the bustling market stalls for beautiful and unique African mementos. From there drive to the Castle, South Africa’s oldest building, with its formidable collection of Old Cape paintings. Take in the nearby Grand Parade, where Nelson Mandela addressed the nation on his release in 1990, and then move on to the District Six Museum, which showcases the colorful life of this legendary area and the forced relocation of its residents during the Apartheid era.

Entrance fees to the SA Museum, Castle of Good Hope and District Six Museum are included – other points of interest are optional.

Offered by: Triumph Travel - South Africa
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 8 hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Culture, History & Arts • Family Vacations • Food & Wine • Sightseeing
Full Day Cape Point & The Pic Nic Experience

Only Available from September to April each year

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 8 Hours
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: 18 and Above
Activity Level: Moderate
Experience(s): Adventure • Food & Wine • Sightseeing • Walking & Biking
CAPE POINT SIDECAR TOUR - FULL DAY

Your guide will discuss your individual interests and preferences and tailor make the day's routing and sightings accordingly. All sidecars are decommissioned military bikes used during World War II, which has been restored and fully refurbished. You will be supplied with retro leather jackets, helmets, goggles as well as a complimentary bandana.

Depending on your interests you will be visiting all the iconic attractions such as Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Chapmans Peak Drive, Cape of Good Hope (including the Cape Point Funicular ticket) and the Boulders Penguin Colony. Stop for lunch at a popular local restaurant including local wine and refreshments. Top off the day with a scenic coastal drive back to your hotel. After your day's touring, you will be dropped off at your hotel for your evening at leisure.

Offered by: Abercrombie & Kent Southern Africa Ltd.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Length: 8 Hours
Meals: Unknown
Recommended Ages: 18 and Above
Activity Level: Strenuous
Experience(s): Adventure • Cruises & Water Tours
SHARK CAGE DIVING (FULL DAY)

Marine Dynamics, a diving operation specialising in encounters with Great White sharks, is based in the fishing village of Kleinbaai. Six nautical miles away lies Dyer Island, where it is possible to view these magnificent predators. The island is a bird sanctuary and a breeding site for the Jackass penguin. Adjoining it is a second smaller rocky island called Geyser Rock which supports a large seal population. Separating Geyser and Dyer is a channel aptly named “Shark Alley”, arguably THE prime spot in the world for encountering the Great White shark.

Offered by: Trans Africa Safaris
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Length: 8 Hours 30 Minutes
Meals: Lunch
Recommended Ages: 12 and Above
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Adventure • Air & Helicopter Tours • Culture, History & Arts • Food & Wine • Romance & Honeymoons • Sightseeing • Walking & Biking • Wildlife & Nature
Wonders of the Winelands

Commencing in Cape Town, enjoy a wonderful day tour of the Cape Winelands. This tour is ideal for cruise clients looking for a private tour, for a pre/post cruise experience, or a stand-alone day trip.

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