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Silver Discoverer

Formerly known as the MS Clipper Odyssey, the 120-passenger Silver Discoverer began her new life with Silversea Cruises in March 2014. Having been associated with the vessel for many years we know her to be ideal for expedition cruising. The vessel’s shallow draft will allow us to navigate in areas which larger ships would not be able to access and with the fleet of 12 onboard Zodiacs and expert expedition team we will be able to land on isolated shores. Whilst cruising, the vessel benefits from spacious deck areas from where you can watch for passing wildlife such as a breaching whale. The atmosphere on board is relaxed and informal with the focus on the wonders of the destination you are visiting, which combined with the luxury surroundings, excellent service, superb cuisine and expert expedition team make for an expedition of a lifetime. 

 
  • Silver Discoverer
  • Silver Discoverer
  • Zodiacs
  • Lounge
    Lounge
  • Explorer Lounge
    Explorer Lounge
  • Fitness Centre
    Fitness Centre
  • Beauty Salon
    Beauty Salon
  • Pool Deck
    Pool Deck
  • Sun Deck
    Sun Deck
  • The Restaurant
    The Restaurant
  • The Grill
    The Grill
  • Medallion Suite
    Medallion Suite
  • Explorer Suite
    Explorer Suite
  • Veranda Suite
    Veranda Suite
  • View Suite
    View Suite
  • Your Cabin / Suite

    Your Cabin / Suite

    Accommodation onboard is arranged over four decks. Each suite affords considerable comfort with en-suite bathroom and outside views. Suites are spacious ranging in size from the View Suites at 181 square feet to the Medallion Suite which measures 408 square feet. All suites feature butler service and your suite’s refrigerator and bar are stocked with your preferred beverages including wines and spirits. Your butler will replenish them upon request. Amenities in the suites include luxury bed linen and bath amenities, ipod docking station, flat screen television with on-demand movies, music and satellite news programming, plush robe and slippers, hairdryer and WiFi internet access (charges apply). The beds in each suite offer exceptionally comfortable mattresses and can be configured as double or twin.

    Medallion Suite:
    Expertly designed and exquisitely appointed, the Medallion Suite is the most spacious suite onboard with an overall size of 408 square feet inclusive of the private balcony which measures 27 square feet. The perfect spot to relax and enjoy the magnificent passing scenery and wildlife.

    Veranda Suite:
    Stylish and welcoming the eight Veranda Suites on Deck 6 measure 280 square feet
    including a spacious balcony which measures 35.5 square feet.

    Vista Suite: The four Vista Suites measure 269 square feet and feature two large view
    windows which provide panoramic views.

    View Suite:
    The view suites on Decks 4 and 5 measure 181 square feet and feature a view window and a comfortable space.

    Explorer Suite:
    With their midship location, the nine Explorer Suites on Deck 3 measure 186 square feet and feature two porthole windows through which you can enjoy the passing scenery.

  • Your Space

    Your Space

    The spacious public areas onboard include the open seating restaurant and the Main Lounge where daily briefings, lectures and recaps from your expedition team will take place. For your convenience it is also possible to follow the onboard lectures from the comfort of your cabin.

    In addition to the Main Lounge there is the Discoverer Lounge with a 24-hour tea and coffee station, comfortable seating and a travel library with reference books pertaining to the destinations we will be visiting. The Discoverer Lounge is the perfect venue to relax with a good book, recount your experiences with fellow travellers or to simply enjoy a pre-dinner drink watching the ever-changing scenery through the picture windows. Other facilities include a pool on Deck 5 with outside seating area, bar and Grill, a beauty and massage centre, sun deck and fitness centre. 

  • Your Dining

    Your Dining

    Silver Discoverer offers four all-inclusive dining options. Select wines, spirits and speciality coffees, as well as juices and soft drinks are complimentary in all bars and lounges. No matter what dining option you choose you will savour fine cuisine with menus inspired by Relais & Chateaux, Silversea’s preferred culinary partner. The Restaurant serves contemporary, international cuisine with menus featuring local specialities. The Restaurant is elegant yet casual with no formal evenings and no assigned times or tables allowing you the freedom to dine with whom and when you please. In addition there is the convenience of the poolside Grill for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For lunch you may prefer fresh pizza from the oven pizza or lighter fare and in the evening, fresh seafood and prime cuts are grilled tableside at The Grill on a heated volcanic rock plate. Alternatively you may choose to have breakfast delivered to your suite or a formal dinner ordered from The Restaurant menu. Lighter fare is always available from the room service menu from 6am to 11pm.

    Please note that outside dining will be weather dependent and you will be advised each day of the options available.

  • All Inclusive Pricing

    All Inclusive Pricing

    All this included in the price of your expedition voyage aboard the Silver Discoverer.

    • Economy class return scheduled air travel from London

    • Accommodation aboard the Silver Discoverer on full board basis with cuisine inspired by Relais & Chateaux

    • Complimentary Champagne, wines and spirits throughout the vessel

    • In-room bar setup and refrigerator stocked to your preference

    • Room Service 06.00 to 23.00

    • Onboard gratuities

    • Shore Excursions

    • Butler service for all suites and staterooms

    • Complimentary parka jacket; backpack & water bottle (itinerary specific)

    • Expert Expedition Team

    • Transfers

    • Port & Airport taxes

  • Ship Directory

    Ship Directory

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    Please find below further details pertaining to the vessel or click on the booklet to download. 

    We are delighted that you have chosen the Silver Discoverer for your upcoming voyage which we have chartered from Silverseas Expeditions. The sleek 120-passenger vessel is ideal for exploring remote archipelagos and untamed landscapes and the shallow draft enables her to navigate closer to shores. With the fleet of 12 onboard Zodiacs and an expert expedition team guests can land on isolated shores and explore wildlife and ecosystems up-close and in-depth.

    The all-suite accommodation with ocean views, large deck space and stylish surroundings offer considerable comfort and there is also a butler service to personalise your stay and take care of your anticipated needs. The atmosphere on board is relaxed and geared towards the discovery of the destinations you will be visiting – ensuring a fascinating and comfortable voyage.

    AIR CONDITIONING

    All cabins have individually controlled heating and air conditioning.

    ALL ABOARD

    Your times for embarkation and disembarkation will be detailed in the daily Chronicle and also be announced by the expedition team.

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    During your time on board, various announcements will be made by the ship’s crew and your expedition team. Please listen out for these announcements as they will be of importance or interest.

    BAR/BEVERAGES

    A selection of fine wines, spirits, champagnes, soft drinks, specialty coffees and water are complimentary throughout the ship, and your in-room bar and refrigerator will be replenished upon request with your preferences. (A selection of premium wines and champagnes available at an additional charge).

    BEAUTY & MASSAGE ROOM

    Beauty and massage services available on board include hair styling, manicures, pedicures, massages and other spa treatments. Appointments for these services may be made on board the ship. To ensure the dates and times you prefer, we suggest you book your appointments early in your voyage. Customary charges will apply.

    CABIN DIMENSIONS & FACILITIES

    Accommodation on board is arranged over four decks. Each suite affords considerable comfort with en-suite bathroom and outside views. Suites are spacious ranging in size from the View Suites at 181 square feet to the Medallion Suite which measures 408 square feet. All suites feature butler service and your suite’s refrigerator and bar are stocked with your preferred beverages including wines and spirits. Your butler will replenish them upon request. Amenities in the suites include luxury bed linen and bath amenities, iPod docking station, flat screen television with on-demand movies, music and satellite news programming, robe and slippers, hairdryer and Wi-Fi internet access (charges apply). The beds in each suite offer exceptionally comfortable mattresses and can be configured as double or twin.

    CURRENCY

    It is a good idea to exchange some of your funds at a bank before leaving home as the ship does not facilitate any currency exchange on board. The currency on board Silver Discoverer is the US dollar.

    DAILY PROGRAMME

    Each evening the next day’s programme, Chronicle, will be delivered to your suite.

    DRESS CODE

    The dress code on board ranges from casual to informal. Casual wear is appropriate for daytime aboard ship or ashore, and shoes should be flat or low heeled for deck activities. Evening attire is casual with the exception of the Captain’s Welcome Aboard and Farewell Dinners, which are casually elegant. On casual evenings, open-neck shirts, trousers and casual wear are appropriate. On the two casually elegant evenings, women usually wear dresses or trouser suits; men wear jackets (tie optional). Remember to pack swimwear.

    ELECTRICITY

    Silver Discoverer has 110 AC power. Most modern electronic devices support dual voltages, but if you are uncertain, please verify your equipment prior to plugging it in. The electrical receptacles on the ship accept plugs of a type known as North American non-grounded or type A. In particular, please be advised that devices such as generators, lamps, electric motors, electric shavers, hairdryers, clocks and some video equipment may be incompatible with the 1100v/609 Hz power. A hairdryer is provided in each suite/stateroom. If you wish to bring along other equipment, you should verify if a voltage transformer or other conversion device is necessary. Ordinarily, simple plug converters will suffice for laptop power supplies and many devices with rechargeable batteries such as cell phones, iPods, or digital cameras. We do advise that you read the labels on each particular device to determine the compatibility. Remember to bring an adequate supply of batteries for the voyage. Because of the environmental hazards inherent in the disposal of batteries, we recommend rechargeable batteries for most applications. To protect the fragile environments where Silver Discoverer sails, we request that guests retain all their exhausted batteries and dispose of them in an environmentally safe manner after you return home. For your convenience, there is also a battery disposal box on board.

    EMERGENCY AND SAFETY PROCEDURES

    It is mandatory that all guests participate in a Zodiac briefing and safety drill, which is normally scheduled to take place prior to departure from the port of embarkation. Please note that emergency information is posted in your suite/stateroom.

    EXPEDITION TEAM

    Throughout your cruise you will be accompanied by an Expedition Leader and an experienced expedition team who will be happy to assist you with any queries or requests.

    FITNESS CENTRE

    Silver Discoverer is equipped with a Fitness Centre that is open daily, and offers stationary bikes, a treadmill, top machine, leg extension machine and free weights.

    GRATUITIES

    Gratuities have been included in your holiday price.

    HOUSEKEEPING

    There is a twice daily suite service.

    INTERNET ACCESS

    Onboard internet services are available with a range of pricing plans. Guests may use their own laptop with wireless card to conveniently access the internet and personal email in the privacy of their own suite, and at Wi-Fi locations throughout the ship. In remote areas, a regular and steady internet connection cannot be guaranteed.

    KEYS TO SUITE

    Each suite will receive their own key card. This will be used as your key and also to swipe in and out of the ship.

    LAUNDRY & VALET SERVICE

    Complete valet services, including laundry and pressing, are available at an additional charge and may be arranged through your butler.

    LIBRARY

    The Library is well stocked with an extensive selection of reference books.

    LIFT

    There is a lift on board.

    LOST PROPERTY

    Lost property can be handed in to the ship’s reception. Please ensure you have all of your belongings with you before you return home. Should you leave items on board the ship we are only able to return them to you at your own cost. MEALS

    The Silver Discoverer features a variety of dining options including The Restaurant, The Grill and complimentary Room Service. The open-seating policy allows you to dine when and with whom you wish. The Restaurant menu features sumptuous classical and modern cuisine with the local delicacies from our different ports of call. Low calorie, low carb, vegetarian and vegan options are also available. For lunch the outdoor grill serves casual lunchtime salads and specials. Come evening, the outdoor grill is transformed into The Grill featuring “hot rock” dining under the stars. This fun, interactive cooking concept allows guests to grill their own seafood and prime meats directly at their table on a heated volcanic rock plate. Dinner reservations recommended and may be made once on board.

    MEDICAL SERVICES

    Silver Discoverer is equipped with a Medical Centre. A doctor is on 24-hour call when at sea. When docked, supplementary emergency care may also be obtained through local medical facilities. Guests may be charged for medical services and for medications used for their medical treatment.

    MOSQUITOES

    Please ensure you take the appropriate precautions to guard against mosquito bites.

    NEWSPAPERS

    Newspapers are not available on board.

    OPERATIONAL CHANGES

    Itineraries are unstructured by design. Following only a tentative schedule allows for moment-by-moment flexibility to stay longer at sites of particular interest, or make slight detours whenever weather, nature or mere curiosity dictate. Guests will be notified of any required deviation as soon as possible. PAYMENTS ON BOARD

    Upon embarkation, guests will be asked to register their VISA, Master Card or American Express credit card number and expiration date, which must be valid through the final day of their voyage. All charges for services provided and products purchased on board must be settled in cash, by travellers’ cheques in US dollars, or by above listed credit card at the end of each voyage segment and before final disembarkation from the ship.

    POOL

    There is a swimming pool situated on deck 5.

    POST

    Postage and mailing services are available on board the ship. Please note that due to the remote destinations visited during your expedition cruise, it may not be possible to send or receive mail.

    QUESTIONNAIRES

    A questionnaire will be provided to all passengers towards the end of their sailing. We would be grateful for you to complete and return this.

    ROOM SERVICE

    You may order from the Room Service menu between the hours of 6am and 11pm.

    SAFE

    Your suite/stateroom is equipped with a personal safe, located inside the closet. Please take great care with your money, jewellery, cameras, binoculars, documents and any other articles that you retain in your personal control or keep in your suite/stateroom. We recommend that you leave money and other valuables in the safe.

    SMOKING

    For safety reasons, smoking is not permitted in any inside public areas, staterooms, guest suites, verandas or balconies. However, cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking are permitted in specifically designated outside areas on Deck 6. We kindly request that all guests observe the non-smoking areas.

    TELEPHONE

    A telephone is available within your cabin.

    VISITORS

    Visitors are not permitted aboard the vessel. The ship’s operators reserve the right to deny boarding to any persons.

    WATER

    A complimentary water bottle is available in your suite and is refilled each day by your butler.

    ZODIAC LANDING CRAFT

    Silver Discoverer carries a fleet of Zodiac boats, allowing you to explore places that would otherwise be inaccessible. To reach destinations where there are no piers and for islands surrounded by shallow waters, Zodiacs are the perfect solution. These rigid boats are specifically designed for nature study, and are very rugged, as well as safe, sturdy and durable. They are easy to board, whether at the ship or ashore, and are operated by highly-trained crew. A Zodiac is an exceptionally buoyant rubber boat with an inflatable hull of multiple air-filled compartments, a feature that allows the Zodiac to float even should a compartment become deflated. A low centre of gravity makes Zodiacs very stable. Zodiacs are also agile, allowing them to easily come alongside Silver Discoverer, and to manoeuvre over reefs and between narrow passages. All guests will participate in a mandatory Zodiac familiarisation session upon embarkation.

    PLEASE NOTE :The above information is accurate and correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publishing. Noble Caledonia accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions and none of the facilities or features of the vessel described herein which are not specifically described in our advertisements and on your holiday invoice as being included in your holiday price will be deemed to be included in your holiday package. If you would like further information about the vessel or about any of your holiday arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Deck plans
    • All Deck

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    • Explorer Suite

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    • View Suite

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    • Vista Suite

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    • Veranda Suite

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    • Medallion suite

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