Africa & Indian Ocean

Hear the call of the wild

Sculpted sand dunes, epic landscapes and a chance to see the Big Five. Our cruises to Africa and the Indian Ocean are a lesson in discovery.

Step back in time on a small ship cruise to Africa and the Indian Ocean. Immerse yourself in the immensity of a region known for its kaleidoscope of culture and charisma. From the diverse variety of wildlife – including the coveted Big Five -to the rose hued walls of Petra, and the markets of Mumbai, Africa and the Indian Ocean have been topping wanderlust wish lists for years.

Set sail for new horizons aboard our fleet of ultra-luxury small ships. Whether you are looking for excitement and adventure with Silversea Expeditions or relaxation and exploration with our ocean-sailing ships, we have the right itinerary for you. Choose from a variety of lengths and departure dates and soon you too could be meeting the Seychelles giant tortoise in Aldabra, visiting world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Zanzibar or simply sunning on the white sand beaches of Madagascar.

Whatever your pleasure, Silversea’s small ship cruises to Africa and the Indian Ocean offer an in depth look at a region that is far more that souks and safaris.


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All-Inclusive Africa & Indian Ocean package

Africa and the Indian Ocean hums with diversity as rich as the coastlines themselves. Retaining a magnetism that has lasted centuries, this is a region where cultures clash companionably, from the amber sands of Nambia to the pink-hued walls of Petra. The smell of spice lies tangibly in the air, the iridescent flora and fauna are waiting to be discovered.

Glamorous, quixotic, and utterly dazzling, Africa and the Indian Ocean is both epic and eternal.

Included Private Executive Transfers
  • Private chauffeur driven transport from home to airport and back again (available on all voyages starting Spring 2022)
Included Shore Excursions
  • 1 per port, per day among a selection of excursions (available on all voyages starting Summer 2022)
Included Food & Beverages
  • Multiple restaurants, diverse cuisine, open-seating dining
  • Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship, including champagne, select wines and spirits
Included Personalised Service
  • Butler service in every suite and 24-hour dining service

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      OUR SHIPS GOING TO AFRICA & INDIAN OCEAN

      Silver Cloud

      Expedition

      With 20-brand new Zodiacs, four superlative restaurants in Antarctica and a pole to pole expedition itinerary, Silver Cloud really does break the ice between expedition and luxury.

      • Crew Onboard212
      • Guest Capacity254
      • Suites127
      • Dining Options4
      • Dolce Vita
      • Zagara Beauty Salon
      • Pool Deck
      • Reception
      • Fitness Centre
      • Connoisseur’s Corner
      • Observation lounge
      • Boutique
      • Explorer Lounge
      • Panorama Lounge
      • Zagara Beauty Spa
      • Photo Studio

      Silver Explorer

      Expedition

      With all-inclusive dining, service and shore excursions, Silver Explorer is expedition cruising at its very best. Award-winning itineraries make this ship the perfect combination of adventure and comfort.

      • Crew Onboard118
      • Guest Capacity144
      • Suites72
      • Dining Options4
      • Boutique
      • Reception
      • Fitness Centre
      • Connoisseur’s Corner
      • Observation Library
      • Panorama Lounge
      • Explorer Lounge
      • Zagara Beauty Spa
      • Zagara Beauty Salon

      Silver Moon

      Classic

      Built by cruise lovers, for cruise lovers, Silver Moon will be the epitome of 21st century luxury travel.

      • Crew Onboard411
      • Guest Capacity596
      • Suites298
      • Dining Options8
      • S.A.L.T. Bar
      • S.A.L.T. Lab
      • Panorama Lounge
      • Casino
      • Dolce Vita
      • Fitness Centre
      • Zagara Beauty Spa
      • Observation Library
      • Connoisseur’s Corner
      • Arts Café
      • Pool Deck & Jacuzzi Area
      • Boutique
      • Zagara Beauty Salon
      • Venetian Lounge

      Silver Shadow

      Classic

      Award-winning Silver Shadow has all the hallmarks of extreme luxury at sea. With one of the highest space-to-guest ratios at sea, Silver Shadow is a firm favourite in the Silversea fleet.

      • Crew Onboard302
      • Guest Capacity388
      • Suites194
      • Dining Options4
      • Panorama Lounge
      • Observation Lounge
      • Boutique
      • Pool Deck
      • Connoisseur's Corner
      • The Show Lounge
      • Card Room/Conference Room
      • Zagara Beauty Spa
      • Casino
      • Reception
      • Fitness Centre
      • Zagara Beauty Salon
      • The Bar

      Silver Spirit

      Classic

      Amplify your experience! The all-new Silver Spirit has never looked better, nor felt cosier. Fully refurbished for a superlative onboard adventure, she retains our world famous standards of service and home away from home feel.

      • Crew Onboard411
      • Guest Capacity608
      • Suites304
      • Dining Options8
      • Arts Café
      • Panorama Lounge
      • Zagara Beauty Spa
      • Dolce Vita
      • Pool Deck
      • Fitness Centre
      • Connoisseur’s Corner
      • Observation Library
      • Boutique
      • Venetian Lounge
      • Casino
      • Card Room/Conference Room
      • Zagara Beauty Salon

      Silver Wind

      Expedition

      Silver Wind is a perfect illustration of how complete a small-sized ship can be. With just 274-guests, beautiful suites and spacious public areas, Silver Wind is one of the cosiest and most intimate ships afloat today.

      • Crew Onboard239
      • Guest Capacity274
      • Suites149
      • Dining Options4
      • Pool Deck
      • Reception
      • Fitness Centre
      • Connoisseur’s Corner
      • Boutique
      • The Show Lounge
      • Panorama Lounge
      • Zagara Beauty Spa
      • The Bar
      • Library
      • Zagara Beauty Salon
      • Observation Lounge
      • Photo Studio
      • Card Room/Conference Room
      • Casino