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Silversea Cruise Line

Information about Silver Explorer
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Silver Explorer started sailing in 1989. Former names: Prince Albert II. The Silver Explorer is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Silver Explorer has 72 cabins.

You can expect between 144 to 173 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Silver Explorer has a space ratio of 35.1. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 42.2.

The Silver Explorer has 111 crew members on board. There are 2 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships



There are 0 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

7 Decks

There are 7 on this ship. The highest deck number is 7. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 4.

28% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

Formerly known as the World Discover II

During July 2017 drydock removed category EX Suites from decks 3 and 4 and converted the space to other categories. Many of the cabins were also renumbered on decks 3 and 4. The Boutique was moved to Deck 5 and replaced the space that once housed the Library. The Humidor became the Connoisseurs Corner.

During Sep 2018 drydock changes were made to meet the Polar Code.

Silver Explorer Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 1989
Years Old 35
Tons 6,072
Speed 16.0 knots
Length 354 feet
Beam 52 feet
Total Cabins 72
Crew 111
Expected Passengers 144 to 173
Expected Space Ratio 35
Total decks 7
Decks with cabins 4

Silver Explorer Features


  • No Outdoor pools
  • 2 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • No Mini Golf
  • No Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


  • No Casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • No Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • No Teen Lounge
  • No Passenger Promenade
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

Live Cruise Ship Tracking - Silver Explorer

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking is prohibited in passenger cabins, balconies, and most public spaces
  • Smoking is only allowed in the Connoisseur's Corner, the cigar and cognac bar, and designated areas on open decks.

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