Silver Spirit

Silver Spirit Scheduled To Arrive In South Africa For 2023/2024 Season

Silversea Cruises’ Silver Spirit is scheduled to return to the shores of Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.


  • Silversea Cruises has unveiled the details of this season cruise experience.
  • This season promises a season filled with unparalleled luxury and exploration from December 2023 to February 2024.
  • Special highly-reduced rates for South African residents may apply on selected voyages.
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Following a remarkable refurbishment in 2018, the Silver Spirit underwent a transformative dry dock renovation at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy, between 5 March and 1 May. This rejuvenation involved cutting the ship in half and inserting a pre-built 49-foot midsection, resulting in increased space and enhanced amenities for Silversea’s esteemed guests.


One of the most noticeable changes is the expansion of the pool space on deck nine, creating a sprawling beach area and additional room for guests to bask in the sun.


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The ship’s public spaces underwent a significant redesign, featuring a new 8-restaurant layout, including the additions of Atlantide, Indochine, Spaccanapoli, and Silver Note. Image: Silversea Cruises

Guest accommodations received a makeover, ensuring the exceptional standard of Silversea comfort is maintained. The experience is enriched with all-inclusive amenities, from premium wines and spirits to in-suite 24-hour dining service and unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi.


New amenities like the Zagara Spa, Tor’s Observation Library, and the Dolce Vita Lounge enhance the onboard experience. The Arts Café, a stylish space for art exhibitions and reading, provides a comfortable retreat with both indoor and outdoor seating.


Silversea Cruises is renowned for innovating the ultra-luxury cruise line industry. The fleet, consisting of intimate, all-suite vessels like Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit, and Silver Muse, offers large-ship amenities in an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance.


During Silver Spirit’s short season in Southern African waters, guests can partake in a myriad of experiences and excursions. From exploring the ghost town of Kolmanskop to catamaran trips to Halifax Island, mountain hikes, and bird-watching, the itineraries are designed to showcase the richness of the region. Wine and cheese tastings, private reserve safaris, lagoon cruises, Durban Indian curry experiences, high teas, and interactions with Zulu culture provide a diverse range of activities.


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Onboard the Silver Spirit, guests can relish spacious ocean-view suites, delectable cuisine, and the personalized service of a dedicated butler. Image: Silversea

The season kicks off in Dubai on 25 November 2023, with Silver Spirit making its way via India and Seychelles to Southern Africa. The 12 voyages range from 6 to 18 nights, with departures from Dubai, Mumbai, Mahe, Walvis Bay, Cape Town, and Durban.


Fares, starting from $3600 per person (roughly R67’695), are all-inclusive and come with onboard credits on selected voyages.
The comprehensive package includes ocean-view suite accommodation, butler service, all drinks on board, gratuities, select shore excursions, meals, 24-hour room service, and complimentary Wi-Fi.


The Silver Spirit, known for its exceptional space-to-guest ratio and eight superb dining options, continues to uphold Silversea’s renowned service standards while creating an intimate and welcoming atmosphere. Whether you seek camaraderie, exquisite dining, or relaxation, the Silver Spirit caters to your desires.


For more information or to book, visit the Cruise Vacations website. The countdown is on and the ship is preparing to set sail.


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