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Silversea Cruise Line

Information about Silver Shadow
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Silver Shadow started sailing in 2000. Former names: none. The Silver Shadow is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Silver Shadow has 194 cabins.

You can expect between 388 to 466 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Silver Shadow has a space ratio of 61.3. (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 73.5.

The Silver Shadow has 295 crew members on board. There are 2 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1994- Silver Cloud
1995- Silver Wind
2000- Silver Shadow
2001- Silver Whisper


There are 2 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

10 Decks

There are 10 on this ship. The highest deck number is 10. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 6.

82% Balconies

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

Other Information

SILVER SHADOW is the first of 2 new ships for Silversea which were designed on the successful first pair.

During drydock Nov to Dec 3 2019 updated all suites and public areas. The lobby on deck 5 redesigned as a new Atrium. La Dame enlarged.

There are 194 staterooms on board, and they are all suites with almost all of them with step-out balconies. All rooms have walk-in closets, a sitting area, luxury bathroom, smart HDTV, refrigerator and mini-bar, and safe. Butlers for every passenger room make the experience truly luxurious.

Cuisine on board is of high quality. There are 5 options for dining on board:

The Restaurant- open seating main dining, Mediterranean-themed meals, all 3 meals
Le Champagne- 20 seat French cuisine, reservations only, dinner only
La Terrazza- complimentary buffet style, indoor/outdoor seating, transforms in the evening into an Italian specialty restaurant with reservations only
Pool Grill- fast food and drinks during the day, outdoor dining area with steak and seafood in the evening
The Grill- gourmet dining under the stars with signature dishes, Black Rock Grill Experience

During the day, passengers can enjoy the outdoor saltwater pool, 2 whirlpools, and the sun bathing areas as well as separate steam rooms and saunas for both men and women. In the small fitness center there is an aqua swim pool which allows guests to swim against the tide to get a workout in. Cycle and weight equipment is also available for use. The Spa has an amazing menu of treatments from manicures to massages. There is also a golf driving cage and shuffleboard court as well as a card room where Bridge players enjoy meeting up.

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Athenian Show Lounge, which is the ships main performance venue and offers nightly and daily shows and productions. There is also the Observation Lounge, Panorama Lounge, and The Bar which all offers live musical performances throughout the cruise. For a little excitement, guests can head over to The Casino for some gaming and drinks.

Most of the ships itineraries are based in the regions of Alaska.

Silver Shadow Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2000
Years Old 24
Tons 28,525
Speed 12.0 knots
Length 597 feet
Beam 81 feet
Total Cabins 194
Crew 295
Expected Passengers 388 to 466
Expected Space Ratio 61
Total decks 10
Decks with cabins 6

Silver Shadow Features


  • 1 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 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
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino 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
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

Live Cruise Ship Tracking - Silver Shadow

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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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