Darwin to Cairns

Expedition cruise
Voyage Number #E1230912018
Cruise starts
Sep 12, 2023
Cruise ends
Sep 30, 2023
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Darwin to Cairns
Sep 12 → 30, 2023

All-Inclusive fares

It's all included with Silversea. Yes, that’s right. Everything.
Door-to-Door and Port-to-Port fares are extended until 11th December, 2022.
Prices will increase on December 12th, 2022, but may do so even before subject to availability.

or Air Credit
Inclusions on board
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Itinerary & Excursions
  • 19 Ports
  • 3 Countries

Join us on this 18 day adventure that takes in some of the most off the beaten path destinations on the planet. Leaving Darwin, sail via a sea day, for nine days of Indonesian adventure. Go deep into the culture of these islands, exploring the flora, fauna, culture and history of this extraordinary country accompanied by our expert guides. Venture even further into the remote and remarkable as our next stop is Papua New Guinea, a unique country that has remained virtually untouched by tourism. Simply amazing.



Tue, September 12
Departure 17:00
02Day at sea

Day at sea

International Waters
Wed, September 13


Thu, September 14
06:30 - 08:30
03Pulau Nai

Pulau Nai

Thu, September 14
13:30 - 18:00
04Aiduma Island

Aiduma Island

Fri, September 15
06:00 - 12:00
04Triton Bay

Triton Bay

Fri, September 15
13:30 - 17:00
05Den Weg Islands (Teluk Berau)

Den Weg Islands (Teluk Berau)

Sat, September 16
13:00 - 23:00
06Day at sea

Day at sea

International Waters
Sun, September 17
07Pulau Miossu

Pulau Miossu

Mon, September 18
05:30 - 12:30
08Auri Islands (Cenderawasih Bay)

Auri Islands (Cenderawasih Bay)

Tue, September 19
06:30 - 21:00
09Kwatisore, Cenderawasih Bay

Kwatisore, Cenderawasih Bay

Wed, September 20
05:30 - 17:00
10Pulau Biak

Pulau Biak

Thu, September 21
06:00 - 08:00


Papua New Guinea
Fri, September 22
13:30 - 19:30
12Ali Island

Ali Island

Papua New Guinea
Sat, September 23
06:00 - 17:00
13Kopar Village, Sepik River

Kopar Village, Sepik River

Papua New Guinea
Sun, September 24
07:00 - 11:30
14Tuam Island

Tuam Island

Papua New Guinea
Mon, September 25
07:30 - 13:00
15Wagifa Island

Wagifa Island

Papua New Guinea
Tue, September 26
13:00 - 23:00
16Dei Dei Hot Springs, Fergusson Island

Dei Dei Hot Springs, Fergusson Island

Papua New Guinea
Wed, September 27
05:30 - 12:00
16Dobu Island

Dobu Island

Papua New Guinea
Wed, September 27
13:00 - 20:00


Papua New Guinea
Thu, September 28
06:30 - 13:00
18Day at sea

Day at sea

International Waters
Fri, September 29


Sat, September 30
Arrival 07:00
The excursions are provided as a sample of what may be offered on this voyage and are subject to change. We are constantly updating our shore excursion programme with immersive and authentic experiences, so please do not hesitate to review your tour programme choice closer to your sail date. We invite guests to visit my.silversea.com for the most updated information.


Silversea's oceanview suites are some of the most spacious in luxury cruising. All include the services of a butler thanks to the highest service ratio at sea and almost all have a private teak veranda so that you can breathe in the fresh sea air by merely stepping outside your door. Select your suite and Request a Quote - guests who book early are rewarded with the best fares and ability to select their desired suite.

All-Inclusive Benefits
Fares shown are per Guest
  • Butler service in every suite
  • Unlimited Free Wifi
  • Personalised service – nearly one crew member for every guest
  • Choice of restaurants, diverse cuisine, open-seating dining
  • Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship, including champagne, select wines and spirits
  • In-suite dining and room service
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Onboard gratuities
Ship - Silver Explorer

Silversea’s purpose-built luxury Silver Explorer expedition cruise ship has been designed specifically for navigating waters in some of the world’s most remote destinations, including both of earth’s polar regions. A strengthened hull with a Lloyd’s Register ice-class notation (1A) for passenger vessels enables the Silver Explorer Expedition Cruise Ship to safely push through ice floes with ease. A fleet of 14 Zodiac boats allows Silversea Expedition guests to visit even the most off-the-beaten path locations and an expert Expedition Team provides insight and understanding to each unforgettable Silver Explorer luxury cruise adventure.

Silver Explorer Dining Options:
2 Restaurants

The Grill

The Grill

Soft breezes and ocean views beckon at the Grill, especially as the sun goes down when cruise guests gather for cocktails at the outdoor bar and talk about the day’s events.
The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Enjoy Continental and regional specialities, as well as sweeping ocean views in our main dining room.

Public Areas

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