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Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition Cruise Reviews

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37 Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition Cruise Reviews


RobC1116 avatar

RobC1116

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Loved our Greenland and Canadian Arctic cruise!

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We are experienced travelers (we've done treks in Nepal, independent travel throughout Europe, guided small-group hikes and tours in South America and Africa, and some large and small-ship cruises, including an ...
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Sail Date August 2019


markham avatar

markham

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Uninspiring and flat

The idea was to see a new part of the world which we did. And to learn about the climate, people and history. Firstly, we sorta enjoyed the cruise. It was what it was and we had few expectations about the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


lpennacchi avatar

lpennacchi

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing

This was our first Silversea cruise and unfortunately it will also be our last. We recently took their 17 day cruise to Greenland, which turned out to be very disappointing. The scenery ws nice at first, but very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


sssxguy avatar

sssxguy

7 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Another great cruise but dreadful last day arrangements

Booked this cruise from Reykjavik to Greenland while onboard Silver Cloud’s first Antarctic cruise (reviewed December 2018). It was great to see familiar faces among the crew. In spite of its refurbishment, the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


gogo65 avatar

gogo65

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable

This was our first Silversea cruise, although we have done many cruises on other lines, including an expedition cruise to Antarctica on Ponant. We had originally booked another Ponant cruise, however it was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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BRANDYTHINGS

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nothing short of amazing.......

We managed to book our cruise/expedition at a very good price due to a late booking, our previous cruise with Scenic Eclipse was cancelled at very short notice. Which was disappointing at the time, but Silverseas ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Yankoz avatar

Yankoz

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing experience on favorite cruise line

I chose this expedition because of its’ interesting ports of call and its departure under the Tower Bridge. (Magic!) A bonus was finding ourselves in the Channel on the eve of D Day and in Guernsey on D Day. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


oz2310 avatar

oz2310

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Expedition cruise not too different from standard cruise

We have sailed Silversea before but chose this cruise for the itinerary and also to experience expedition cruising and find out the difference. Staff on board incl butler were great, cannot fault them , dining ...
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Sail Date June 2019


57 varieties avatar

57 varieties

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Tower Bridge to Reykjavik

We have enjoyed Silversea Expedition cruising in the past. The small number of passengers, terrific Expedition Team combined with luxury that Silversea excel at make for a wonderful cruise. We boarded via the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


LittleRedJohn avatar

LittleRedJohn

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Good, but could have been better.

The Silversea expedition ship Silver Cloud may be old, but it’s totally modern, attractive and comfortable. My wife and I had a wonderful 34-day cruise in spring 2019 from Capetown to Lisbon, stopping at 17 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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TamarindWalk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Expedition but Lack of Attention to Detail was a Let Down

We chose this cruise to continue our exploration of the South Atlantic, having already been on a Seabourn Antarctic cruise the year before. We embarked in Ushuaia, Argentina and had been there the year before. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cathyndoc

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

A fantastic trip of a lifetime!!

We were VERY happy with every part of this cruise and think Silversea went above and beyond. We had a plane delay transiting Miami and Silversea took special care of us in Santiago and again when we got to Ushuaia. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


dhill416 avatar

dhill416

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Spectacular Expedition - OK Hotel

We were going to Antarctica, so it really was all about the expedition. I will say without question, that part of the cruise was exceptional. The Expedition Leader was experienced, engaging, fun and educated. His ...
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Sail Date January 2019


osmp avatar

osmp

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

Can not fault the staff and service. Pampered and entertained throughout the trip. We took various combinations of Travacalm (scopolamine) / ondansetron tablets upon sailing from Ushuaia and noticed a number ...
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Sail Date January 2019


beachboy2019 avatar

beachboy2019

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

WASTE OF TIME & MONEY

My wife and I booked this cruise believing it was going to be an active, challenging experience with the added bonus of visiting new areas that would otherwise be difficult to reach. Such as Sable Island. In ...
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Sail Date September 2018


wmccfp avatar

wmccfp

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

As experienced cruisers we were looking for something a little different and more energetic so we tried Silver Cloud Expedition. What we got was the same old, same old only on a smaller ship. Embarkation was so-so ...
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Sail Date October 2018


fak avatar

fak

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

This was not the expedition cruise we expected.

We have cruised twice previously with Silversea on their expedition cruises (Galapagos and Bering Strait) and when a couple we met last year on the Bering Strait cruise asked us to join them on this one we did so ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bajadenny

13 Reviews Written

100 Helpful Votes

Silver Cloud Expedition Operations tarnish Silverseas service standards

Over many months prior to the cruise, my TA asked the same question of Silverseas central offices: “What are the charter flight departure and arrival times in and out of KEF?” Each time he asked, there was a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Deb Vickers avatar

Deb Vickers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Iceland and Greenland

We had a bucket list wish to travel to Greenland. We had been to Iceland previously and wanted to experience more of these two beautiful and remote islands. The Silver Cloud is a comfortable and sleek ship with ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Savebythesea

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

The ship is perfect and the Expedition is Holiday Inn

Fabulous ship. The ship was appointed well, luxurious, clean, well serviced. The crew and management were perfect. The cuisine was remarkable. The Captain was out of the movies elegant and efficient. The expedition ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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scottmacd

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Did not live up to expectations

Since my wife and I live 6 months a year on our trawler I am not a huge fan of cruise ships. Did one Royal Carib with family years ago (eh) and one 16 passenger to Galapagos which was superb. Chose Silver Cloud ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Stac2 avatar

Stac2

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not an exciting expedition

We’ve sailed several times on SilverSea and have had mixed experiences. Our favorite expedition was Antarctica; our favorite ocean cruise was The Baltic’s where we spent 3 days in St. Petersburg. We ...
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Sail Date July 2018


ivy1819 avatar

ivy1819

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Perfect combination of expedition and luxury

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see polar bears and we did (along with whales, walrus, seals, arctic fox, reindeer and puffins)! The wildlife and scenery surpassed expectations. Although our departure post ...
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Sail Date July 2018


lkwdjohn avatar

lkwdjohn

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Experience the Midnight Sun

We flew from Cleveland to Oslo, Norway where we met up with most of the other passengers. Hotel was booked downtown to let us enjoy a bit of Oslo before catching an early charter flight the next morning to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Pattigirl13 avatar

Pattigirl13

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Silverseas - What a disappointment!

We chose this cruise because of the unusual West African ports of destination. Also, Silverseas is supposed to be a "luxury cruise." What a disappointment! From our hotel in Ghana- where they were supposed to meet ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Silver Cloud Expedition Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.3
Dining5.04.4
Entertainment2.03.6
Public Rooms5.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment5.03.9
Service5.04.6
Value For Money4.03.7
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