Silversea Luxury Cruises A ST. PAUL ISLAND (Alaska)

ST. PAUL ISLAND (Alaska)
ST. PAUL ISLAND (Alaska)

The city of Saint Paul is located on a narrow peninsula on the southern tip of St. Paul Island, the largest of five islands in the Pribilof Islands. These islands are located in the middle of the Bering Sea between the United States and Russia. St. Paul lies 240 miles north of the Aleutian Islands, 300 miles west of mainland Alaska, and 750 air miles west of Anchorage. The city of St. Paul is the only residential area on the island. The first non-natives to ‘discover’ St. View more

Paul were Russian fur-traders in the late 1780s, led by the navigator, Gavriil Pribylov. Today, this small city has one school (K-12), one post office, one bar, one small general store, and one church, a Russian Orthodox Church that is registered as a National Historic building. In summer, this island is teeming with wildlife, including about 500,000 northern fur seals and millions of seabirds, including Tufted Puffins.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

Excursiones en ST. PAUL ISLAND (Alaska)

Expedition activities with Silversea Expedition team

Discover Saint Paul city and the island of Saint Paul, the largest of five islands in the Pribilofs. These islands are located in the middle of the Bering Sea between the United States and Russia. The first non-natives to "discover" St. Paul were Russian fur-traders in the late 1780's, led by the navigator, Gavriil Pribylov. Today, this small city has one school (K-12), one post office, one bar, one small general store, and one church, a Russian Orthodox Church that is registered National Historic building.


During the summer, St. Paul Island teems with wildlife, including about 500,000 northern fur seals and millions of seabirds, including tufted puffins. This ecologically diverse island is often referred to as the Galapagos of the north.


Take a shuttle or walk to town to visit the Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, as well as the Aleut Heritage Museum. Walk to the Salt Lagoon and Rift Point to see haul-outs of one of the world's largest populations of Northern fur seals.

Hike with Silversea Expedition team

After a dry landing onto a floating dock, take a walk (2.3km-1.4mi) each way to the Reef Point Rookery for Northern Fur Seal viewing and also some sea birds like Pelagic Cormorant, Harlequin Duck, Glauous-winged Gull, Brunnich's Guillemot, Horned and Tufted Puffins.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.