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2019 Best for Service

14 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Tromso
Visiting:
Bear Island, Spitsbergen ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Tromso
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Bear Island
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 7
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Scoresby Sund
  • Day 11
    Scoresby Sund
  • Day 12
    Scoresby Sund
  • Day 13
    Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Silver Explorer - Silversea Cruises

Pros

Excellent service, expedition team, accommodations and cuisine, with passenger safety the top priority

Cons

Gym and spa are tiny

Bottom Line

Perfect ship for thrilling adventure coupled with a luxury cruise experience

Reviews

Silver Explorer Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Grundarfjordur, Grimsey ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Grundarfjordur
  • Day 3
    Grimsey
  • Day 4
    Akureyri
  • Day 5
    Isafjord
  • Day 6
    Heimaey
  • Day 7
    Reykjavik
  • Day 8
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Le Champlain - Ponant

Pros

Ultramodern design and decor with quality dining and classy service.

Cons

Bathrooms are smaller than you'd expect on a luxury ship.

Bottom Line

Superbly comfortable, modern boutique expedition vessel.

Reviews

Le Champlain Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.5
Dining4.0

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7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Spitsbergen
Visiting:
Spitsbergen, Magdalena Bay ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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  • Day 1
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 2
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 3
    Magdalena Bay
  • Day 3
    Virgohamna
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Liefdefjorden
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Ny Alesund
  • Day 6
    Kongsfjorden
  • Day 7
    Alkhornet
  • Day 7
    Pyramiden
  • Day 7
    Nordenskjold
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Ship Details

Le Boreal - Ponant

Pros

Multiple dining venues, lots of balcony cabins and regular wildlife sightings

Cons

Limited evening entertainment

Bottom Line

An upscale cruise experience in adventurous surroundings

Reviews

Le Boreal Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
0.0/5
Cabins
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2019 Best for Public Rooms

14 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Tromso
Visiting:
Bear Island, Spitsbergen ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Tromso
  • Day 2
    Bear Island
  • Day 3
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 7
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Braubach
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Akureyri
  • Day 13
    Hornbjarg
  • Day 13
    Vigur Island
  • Day 14
    Dynjandi
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Isafjord, Grimsey ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Arctic Circle (Cruising)
  • Day 2
    Isafjord
  • Day 3
    Grimsey
  • Day 3
    Grimsey
  • Day 4
    Akureyri
  • Day 5
    Seydisfjordur
  • Day 6
    Heimaey
  • Day 7
    Reykjavik
  • Day 8
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Le Champlain - Ponant

Pros

Ultramodern design and decor with quality dining and classy service.

Cons

Bathrooms are smaller than you'd expect on a luxury ship.

Bottom Line

Superbly comfortable, modern boutique expedition vessel.

Reviews

Le Champlain Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.5
Dining4.0

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2019 Best for Service

9 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Tromso
Visiting:
Bear Island, Spitsbergen ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Tromso
  • Day 2
    Bear Island
  • Day 3
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 7
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 9
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 10
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Isafjord, Grimsey ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Arctic Circle (Cruising)
  • Day 2
    Isafjord
  • Day 3
    Grimsey
  • Day 3
    Grimsey
  • Day 4
    Akureyri
  • Day 5
    Seydisfjordur
  • Day 6
    Heimaey
  • Day 7
    Reykjavik
  • Day 8
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Le Boreal - Ponant

Pros

Multiple dining venues, lots of balcony cabins and regular wildlife sightings

Cons

Limited evening entertainment

Bottom Line

An upscale cruise experience in adventurous surroundings

Reviews

Le Boreal Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
0.0/5
Cabins
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2019 Best for Service

13 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Skjoldungen Island, Prince Christian Sound ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Skjoldungen Island
  • Day 4
    Prince Christian Sound
  • Day 4
    Aappilattoq
  • Day 5
    Nanortalik
  • Day 5
    Unartoq
  • Day 6
    Qaqortoq
  • Day 6
    Hvalsey
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    St. Anthony
  • Day 10
    Woody Point
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Baddeck
  • Day 13
    Sydney (Nova Scotia)
  • Day 14
    Halifax
Ship Details

Silver Explorer - Silversea Cruises

Pros

Excellent service, expedition team, accommodations and cuisine, with passenger safety the top priority

Cons

Gym and spa are tiny

Bottom Line

Perfect ship for thrilling adventure coupled with a luxury cruise experience

Reviews

Silver Explorer Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Public Rooms

9 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Spitsbergen
Visiting:
Spitsbergen, Spitsbergen ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 2
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 3
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 7
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 9
    Bear Island
  • Day 10
    Tromso
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

11 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Spitsbergen
Visiting:
Spitsbergen, Spitsbergen ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 2
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 3
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Braubach
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Akureyri
  • Day 10
    Hornbjarg
  • Day 10
    Vigur Island
  • Day 11
    Dynjandi
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Public Rooms

10 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Tromso
Visiting:
Gjesvaerstappan, Skarsvaag ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Tromso
  • Day 2
    Gjesvaerstappan
  • Day 2
    Skarsvaag
  • Day 3
    Bear Island
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 7
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 9
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 10
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 11
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

16 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Skjoldungen Island, Prince Christian Sound ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Skjoldungen Island
  • Day 4
    Prince Christian Sound
  • Day 4
    Aappilattoq
  • Day 5
    Qaqortoq
  • Day 5
    Hvalsey
  • Day 6
    Brattahlid
  • Day 6
    Itilleq
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Nuuk
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Iqaluit
  • Day 11
    Magdalen Islands
  • Day 11
    Monumental Island
  • Day 12
    Lower Savage Islands (Canada)
  • Day 13
    Akpatok Island
  • Day 14
    Cape Dorset
  • Day 15
    Cruising
  • Day 16
    Churchill
  • Day 17
    Churchill
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
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2019 Best for Service

14 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Isle of Islay
Visiting:
Evigheds Fjord, Kangaamiut ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Isle of Islay
  • Day 2
    Evigheds Fjord
  • Day 2
    Kangaamiut
  • Day 3
    Nuuk
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Iqaluit
  • Day 6
    Magdalen Islands
  • Day 6
    Monumental Island
  • Day 7
    Akpatok Island
  • Day 8
    Torngat Mountains National Park
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Day 11
    Woody Point
  • Day 12
    Havre St. Pierre
  • Day 13
    Bonaventure Island
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Quebec City
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Entertainment

7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Cruise Critic Favorite
Leaving:
Spitsbergen
Visiting:
Hornsund, Bellsund ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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  • Day 1
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 2
    Hornsund
  • Day 3
    Bellsund (Svalbard)
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Makeoyane
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Raudjforden
  • Day 6
    San Francisco
  • Day 7
    Ny Alesund
  • Day 7
    Kongsfjorden
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Ship Details

L'Austral - Ponant

Pros

All cabins have outside views and itineraries maximize time on land

Cons

Bedroom layouts make rooms seem even smaller; limited storage space

Bottom Line

Choose L'Austral for its adventurous itineraries and upscale vibe

Reviews

L'Austral Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service3.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Entertainment

7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Hvalsey
Visiting:
Sisimiut, Auckland ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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  • Day 1
    Hvalsey
  • Day 2
    Sisimiut
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Auckland
  • Day 4
    Uummannaq
  • Day 5
    Disko Bay
  • Day 6
    Disko Bay
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Qeqertarsuaq
  • Day 6
    Kitsissuarsuit
  • Day 7
    Evigheds Fjord
  • Day 8
    Hvalsey
Ship Details

L'Austral - Ponant

Pros

All cabins have outside views and itineraries maximize time on land

Cons

Bedroom layouts make rooms seem even smaller; limited storage space

Bottom Line

Choose L'Austral for its adventurous itineraries and upscale vibe

Reviews

L'Austral Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service3.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best Overall

7 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

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Leaving:
Spitsbergen
Visiting:
Spitsbergen, Magdalena Bay ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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  • Day 1
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 2
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 3
    Magdalena Bay
  • Day 3
    Virgohamna
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Liefdefjorden
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Ny Alesund
  • Day 6
    Kongsfjorden
  • Day 7
    Alkhornet
  • Day 7
    Pyramiden
  • Day 7
    Nordenskjold
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Ship Details

L'Austral - Ponant

Pros

All cabins have outside views and itineraries maximize time on land

Cons

Bedroom layouts make rooms seem even smaller; limited storage space

Bottom Line

Choose L'Austral for its adventurous itineraries and upscale vibe

Reviews

L'Austral Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service3.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Service

15 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Tromso
Visiting:
Bear Island, Spitsbergen ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Tromso
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Bear Island
  • Day 4
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 5
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 6
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 7
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Scoresby Sund
  • Day 12
    Scoresby Sund
  • Day 13
    Scoresby Sund
  • Day 14
    Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Day 15
    Cruising
  • Day 16
    Reykjavik
Ship Details

Silver Explorer - Silversea Cruises

Pros

Excellent service, expedition team, accommodations and cuisine, with passenger safety the top priority

Cons

Gym and spa are tiny

Bottom Line

Perfect ship for thrilling adventure coupled with a luxury cruise experience

Reviews

Silver Explorer Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

16 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Isle of Islay
Visiting:
Sisimiut, Uummannaq ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Isle of Islay
  • Day 2
    Sisimiut
  • Day 3
    Uummannaq
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Pond Inlet
  • Day 6
    Sam Ford Fjord
  • Day 7
    Nunivak Island
  • Day 8
    Bylot Island
  • Day 9
    Devon Island
  • Day 9
    Coburg Island
  • Day 10
    Markison Fjord
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Pim Island
  • Day 12
    Qaanaaq
  • Day 12
    Bowdoin Fjord
  • Day 13
    Cape York
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Ilulissat
  • Day 16
    Kangaamiut
  • Day 17
    Isle of Islay
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

15 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Skjoldungen Island, Prince Christian Sound ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Skjoldungen Island
  • Day 4
    Prince Christian Sound
  • Day 4
    Aappilattoq
  • Day 5
    Nanortalik
  • Day 5
    Unartoq
  • Day 6
    Qaqortoq
  • Day 6
    Hvalsey
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Nuuk
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Iqaluit
  • Day 11
    Monumental Island
  • Day 11
    Magdalen Islands
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Day 15
    Twilingate Islands
  • Day 16
    St. John's (Newfoundland)
Ship Details

Silver Explorer - Silversea Cruises

Pros

Excellent service, expedition team, accommodations and cuisine, with passenger safety the top priority

Cons

Gym and spa are tiny

Bottom Line

Perfect ship for thrilling adventure coupled with a luxury cruise experience

Reviews

Silver Explorer Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Public Rooms

11 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Dynjandi, Vigur Island ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 2
    Dynjandi
  • Day 3
    Vigur Island
  • Day 3
    Hornbjarg
  • Day 4
    Akureyri
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Braubach
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 9
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 10
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 11
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 12
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

12 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Reykjavik
Visiting:
Skjoldungen Island, Aappilattoq ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Skjoldungen Island
  • Day 4
    Aappilattoq
  • Day 4
    Prince Christian Sound
  • Day 5
    Nanortalik
  • Day 5
    Unartoq
  • Day 6
    Qaqortoq
  • Day 6
    Hvalsey
  • Day 7
    Brattahlid
  • Day 7
    Itilleq
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Nuuk
  • Day 10
    Evigheds Fjord
  • Day 10
    Evigheds Fjord
  • Day 10
    Kangaamiut
  • Day 11
    Ilulissat
  • Day 12
    Sisimiut
  • Day 13
    Isle of Islay
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

16 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Churchill
Visiting:
Churchill, Cape Dorset ... see more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Churchill
  • Day 2
    Churchill
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cape Dorset
  • Day 5
    Lower Savage Islands (Canada)
  • Day 6
    Monumental Island
  • Day 6
    Magdalen Islands
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Sam Ford Fjord
  • Day 10
    Nunivak Island
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Qeqertarsuaq
  • Day 13
    Ilulissat
  • Day 14
    Sisimiut
  • Day 15
    Nuuk
  • Day 16
    Evigheds Fjord
  • Day 16
    Kangaamiut
  • Day 17
    Isle of Islay
Ship Details

Silver Cloud Expedition - Silversea Cruises

Pros

All-suite cabins with butlers, heated pool, large gym and spa, many bars and restaurants

Cons

Bathrooms, specifically the towels and lighting, need improving

Bottom Line

A dream ship if you crave exotic adventures coupled with the posh amenities of luxury cruising

Reviews

Silver Cloud Expedition Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
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  • Basic Drinks
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  • Soft Drinks
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    Beer, wine, and spirits
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  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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11 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Dublin
Visiting:
Iona, Tobermory ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

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    Dublin
  • Day 2
    Iona
  • Day 2
    Tobermory
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Portree
  • Day 4
    Kirkwall
  • Day 5
    Lerwick
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Reine
  • Day 7
    Lofoten
  • Day 8
    Tromso
  • Day 9
    Bear Island
  • Day 10
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
  • Day 11
    Hornsund
  • Day 12
    Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
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L'Austral - Ponant

Pros

All cabins have outside views and itineraries maximize time on land

Cons

Bedroom layouts make rooms seem even smaller; limited storage space

Bottom Line

Choose L'Austral for its adventurous itineraries and upscale vibe

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L'Austral Reviews

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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service3.0
Value4.0

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14 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Kangerlussuaq
Visiting:
Kangerlussuaq,
Cruise Line:
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

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    Kangerlussuaq
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Cruising (Western Coast of Greenland)
  • Day 15
    Kangerlussuaq
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Hanseatic Inspiration - Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

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Hanseatic Inspiration Reviews

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Overall
0.0/5

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13 Night
Cruise to the Arctic

Leaving:
Hvalsey
Visiting:
Sisimiut, Disko Bay ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Hvalsey
  • Day 2
    Sisimiut
  • Day 3
    Disko Bay
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Tugtutoq
  • Day 6
    Kullorsuaq
  • Day 7
    Savissivik
  • Day 8
    Qaanaaq
  • Day 9
    Pond Inlet
  • Day 10
    Sam Ford Fjord
  • Day 11
    Montreal
  • Day 12
    Kivitoo
  • Day 13
    Itilleq
  • Day 14
    Hvalsey
Ship Details

Le Boreal - Ponant

Pros

Multiple dining venues, lots of balcony cabins and regular wildlife sightings

Cons

Limited evening entertainment

Bottom Line

An upscale cruise experience in adventurous surroundings

Reviews

Le Boreal Reviews

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0.0/5
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