Silversea Cruises announced today that it will be resuming service in the Galápagos Islands in June.
New ship Silver Origin arrived in San Cristóbal on April 30, and will depart on her inaugural voyage on June 19. Passengers will need to be fully vaccinated to sail, as part of a multi-layered set of protocols that will help safeguard guests, crew, and the communities the ships visit.
Meanwhile sister ship Silver Moon, which debuted last year, will begin sailing on June 18, cruising around the Greek islands, Israel, and
“Having worked exceptionally hard on our healthy return to service plan, we are delighted to be nearing the moment in which our extended family is reunited aboard our two new ships, Silver Origin and Silver Moon,” says Roberto Martinoli, Silversea’s President and CEO.
“The first ship to join our fleet since Silversea Cruises joined the Royal Caribbean Group and our cruise line’s first destination-specific ship, Silver Origin is unique in her elegance. Following an extended period at home, our guests are eager to continue their discovery of our planet, and there are few destinations that inspire travellers with such unique natural beauty as the Galápagos Islands.”
Fernando Delgado, Vice President and General Manager of Silversea Cruises Ecuador, said “Our two new itineraries have been thoughtfully crafted by our destination experts to optimize the cruise experience in this extraordinary part of the world, providing more opportunities for guests to admire the archipelago’s iconic wildlife species, including the Galápagos Penguin, green sea turtles, endemic land and marine iguanas, whitetip reef sharks, Galápagos sea lions, and many remarkable bird species.”