Myths and Treasures: Silversea opens exclusive pre-sale on over 150 new voyages for winter 25/26

Myths and Treasures: Silversea opens exclusive pre-sale on over 150 new voyages for winter 25/26
Edited by Travel Weekly

    Silversea™, the ultra-luxury travel brand, has opened an exclusive pre-sale on its winter 2025/2026 voyage collection, comprising over 150 new sailings to more than 200 destinations.

    Departing between September 2025 and April 2026, the new voyages strengthen the brand’s destination leadership, with its ultra-luxury ships unlocking new experiences in highly coveted regions and rarely visited destinations on all-new sailings — including nine maiden calls.

    Two new grand voyages feature among the collection’s numerous highlights, offering guests even deeper immersion into Australia and the South Pacific.

    “Broadening the most diverse and immersive destination offering in ultra-luxury cruise travel, we are pleased to open this exclusive pre-sale on over 150 new voyages for winter 2025/2026,” said Barbara Muckermann, President of Silversea.

    “We are continuing to innovate for our guests’ enjoyment. Complementing opportunities for deep travel to iconic destinations with new calls to remote shores, the varied range of experiences offered with our latest voyage collection is simply unmatched.

    Our well-traveled guests will find inspiration, self-enrichment, and memories that will last a lifetime as they journey to the ends of the earth in Silversea’s trademark level of comfort.”

    Silversea’s winter 2025/2026 voyage collection includes approximately 200 overnight calls and 260late departures, enabling travelers to travel deeper ashore. Highlights of the new collection include:


    The Grand South Pacific Expedition 2025 – August 20-November 2, 2025 – Fremantle (Perth) to Valparaiso

    Taking in the diverse cultures and landscapes of 11 countries in some of the planet’s most remote and pristine regions, Silver Cloud®will embark upon the 75-day Grand South Pacific Expedition 2025 from August 20, 2025. Guests will venture off the beaten path to destinations such as Indonesia’s Fam Islands in Raja Ampat – a first-ever visit for Silversea – to snorkel among colourful corals that teem with wildlife, explore the abundant mangroves, and connect with rarely-visited communities. Other highlights among the voyage’s 58 destinations include Easter Island, Chile; Rabaul, Papua New Guinea; Ambrym Island, Vanuatu; Aitutaki, the Cook Islands; Robinson Crusoe Island; Neiafu, Tonga; and more.

    The Grand Australia 2025 – October 14-November 30, 2025 – Melbourne roundtrip

    Departing Melbourne on October 14, 2025, Silver Nova ­will undertake Silversea’s first circumnavigation of Australia on a 47-day grand voyage, offering guests a deep dive into this diverse and enriching country. The Grand Australia 2025 will call in 23 destinations – including Sydney, Broome, K’gari (formerly Fraser Island), Hobart (Tasmania), Kangaroo Island, and more – with seven overnights and four late departures. Highlights of the immersive voyage will include the vibrant marine life of the Great Barrier Reef; iconic cities, such as Sydney and Adelaide; pearl farming in Broome; the history and culture of Aboriginal communities, with insight into Dreamtime storytelling; the country’s endemic wildlife, such as quokkas and Tasmanian Devils; and unique culinary experiences, including winery visits, unlocked through Silversea’s S.A.L.T. culinary program.


    Silversea will operate the newest ships in Australia & New Zealand in the austral summer 2025/2026, with 17 voyages aboard Silver Nova and Silver Moon℠ – the latter of which debuts in the region – unlocking 43 of the most enriching destinations and experiences in unmatched luxury. Silver Nova will embark upon the brand’s first-ever circumnavigation of Australia, while Silver Moon will undertake eight iconic 13- to 15-day itineraries – most of which include an overnight call in Hobart, Tasmania, in response to high demand. A first for Silversea, Silver Nova will make maiden calls in Robe, on Australia’s Limestone Coast, and North Port, Marsden Point, in New Zealand. Other highlight sailings will include voyages to the picturesque fjords of Milford and Doubtful Sound. Standout experiences include an insight into the fishing and whaling history of Eden, as well as an opportunity to learn about oyster farming and tasting on the Pambula River; an exclusive night-time tour of the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Hobart to see Tasmanian devils, quolls, wombats, koalas, kangaroos, and wallabies; a gastronomic experience in the Waikato Region from Tauranga, with a six-course lunch and wine pairings; and a journey along the coast of K’gari (formerly Fraser Island) to explore the UNESCO-awarded Great Sandy Biosphere.



    Utilizing 15 years’ worth of experience and knowledge garnered through operating ultra-luxury expeditions to Antarctica, Silversea has pushed boundaries with its 38 sailings to the White Continent for winter 2025/2026 – taking guests deeper than ever, with unparalleled variety. From six-day Antarctica Bridge fly-cruise voyages aboard three ships to a series of 18-night sailings that will unlock the very best of the Southern Ocean, including South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, the range of experiences on offer is the most diverse in ultra-luxury expedition cruise travel. Enriched by Silversea’s close collaboration with local destinations and the brand’s recent scouting trip to Antarctica, in which its team identified dozens of potential landing sites, the new voyage collection will unlock all-new experiences for travelers. Two voyages among a series of iconic Antarctic Peninsula expeditions will aim to cross the Polar Circle, reaching 66°33′ South.



    One of Silversea’s most diverse offerings in the region to date, four ships will undertake 43 sailings in the Caribbean & Central America in winter 2025/2026, unlocking a varied range of immersive experiences. Sailing roundtrip out of Fort Lauderdale, Silversea’s new Silver Ray℠will journey on the travel brand’s classic Eastern Caribbean itineraries, while a brand new program aboard Silver Spirit® will take travelers deep into the Southern Caribbean, with calls in destinations such as Bequia; Willemstad, Curaçao; Oranjestad, Aruba; and Kralendijk, Bonaire. The intimate Silver Shadow®will enable access to rarely visited destinations, including Soufriere and Trois Islets on a maiden call. Philipsburg (St. Maarten) and Cartagena will feature as turnaround ports in a first for Silversea.

    Other highlights of Silversea’s winter 2025/2026 voyage collection include:

    • 25 voyages aboard Silver Origin® in the Galapagos with two seven-day holiday sailings;
    • seven voyages to South America, including three scenic cruises to Antarctica aboard Silver Whisper®;
    • six voyages to Africa & the Indian Ocean, including safari opportunities in South Africa;
    • and five sailings calling in 14 destinations in Asia aboard Silver Nova and Silver Moon, with opportunities to see Japan’s famous cherry blossoms in bloom and longer stays in iconic cities, such as Tokyo and Osaka.

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