Silversea Luxury Cruises A Palmerston Island

The low-lying atoll of Palmerston is inhabited by three families all descendants of William Marsters (1831-1899). Members of the community are known to greet visitors and guide small boats and Zodiacs into the lagoon through a maze of coral reef to reach the only inhabited islet –commonly called “Home”. Once ashore the whole community generally turns out to meet visitors as it is a rare occurrence. View more

The island’s highlights include a church the oldest house the cemetery the school the underground gardens and “Duke’s Pool ” inviting for a swim or snorkel. In the lagoon’s waters it is possible to find colorful reef-fish sea cucumbers rays and sea turtles. Overhead there is birdlife including tropicbirds boobies noddies frigatebirds and terns.

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.

Excursões em Palmerston Island

Expedition Activities with Silversea Expedition team

One of the Cook Islands, Palmerston Island is one of the most remote destinations in the world. Palmerston islet one of a small grouping of coral atoll islets connected by a coral reef and encircling a beautiful lagoon.


The Cook Islands are named after Captain James Cook, who named them all but only ever set foot on Palmerston, in 1774. The island was named after Lord Palmerston of the British Admiralty. The island's original, ancient name was Avarau, meaning "200 harbors."


Enjoy a day of cultural exchange and relaxation on Palmerston. Arrive for a welcome ceremony led by the mayor that also includes a performance of local school children. Then tour the island and enjoy a guided walking tour, as well as free time to swim, snorkel, explore the island, shop local handicrafts or just relax on the beach.


Return to the ship.

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.