Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States of America
based on 7 nights
per person based on a 7-night cruise from Seward to Vancouver on Silver Shadow with all meals, drinks and gratuities, 1 night accommodation in Seattle and 2 nights' accommodation in Vancouver.
At a Glance
Personalized service - Nearly one crew member for every guest and butler service in every suite
Gratuities are included in the fare so you can be assured that absolutely everything is taken care of
A range of exciting excursions are included in each destination so you can make the most of Alaska's spectacular scenery, fascinating culture and varied wildlife
Suites are spacious and boast large picture windows or teak verandas with floor-to-ceiling glass doors from which to enjoy the impressive
Enjoy sophisticated entertainment from live music to theater performances
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
Alaska cruises on board Silver Muse run between May and September on set departure dates. This is the best time to visit Alaska, when temperatures are at their warmest and the number of daylight hours at their peak.
To start planning your vacation to Silver Muse
Let the frozen landscapes of Alaska's Inside Passage overwhelm your senses with a cruise on board the luxurious Silver Muse, where elegant suites and an extensive range of facilities go hand in hand with faultless service and unforgettable excursions.
One of the most luxurious vessels to cruise Alaska's Inside Passage, Silver Muse, a member of the revered Silversea fleet, provides elegant suites and fantastic facilities, as well as exceptional service, delicious Relais & Châteaux dining and an endless choice of excursions, ranging from the relaxing to the adventurous.
In true Silversea style, Silver Muse accommodates 596 guests in the most luxurious of cabins, each offering plenty of space, large picture windows from which to soak in the views and comfortable twin or queen-sized beds with a pillow menu and premium mattresses. They all boast a separate seating area and private marble bathroom with double vanity sink and separate bath and shower, ensuring everyone has their own space.
Traveling between Seward in Alaska and Vancouver in Canada, itineraries on board Silver Muse are varied, taking in the highlights of the Inside Passage, an area of dramatic fjordland, glistening glaciers and wildlife-rich waters. Your knowledgeable guides will accompany you on cultural and active excursions, the high guide to guest ratio ensuring flexibility and a more personalized experience throughout your stay and allowing you to relax or explore to your heart's content. Activities include kayaking, ziplining, biking, hiking, sea cycling and explorations by 4x4, allowing guests to get up close to the area's prolific wildlife; observe the telling blows as droves of whales swim past in all directions and watch sea otters splash around playfully. Seaplanes and helicopters can be arranged to take you on exhilarating flight-seeing adventures and the glacial landscapes are crying out to be explored. For something a little more gentle, enjoy guided city tours, visits to artisan's workshops where you can try your hand at creating ceramics and pottery, scenic train journeys through the mountains and even fishing. We highly recommend pre-booking excursions so please speak to a specialist about your preferences.
On board the ship, the opportunities to relax are endless and a fantastic array of facilities means that boredom is simply not an option. The pool deck, beauty salon and spa are ideal for unwinding as you travel between landing sites, and complimentary yoga, pilates and aerobics classes are led by the dedicated fitness trainer. A show lounge presents a broad spectrum of sophisticated entertainment, from feature films to enrichment lectures and full-scale production shows to classical solo performances. Those with a keen interest in their surroundings may wish to relax in the Panorama Lounge, which boasts uninterrupted views to the outside, or even the library with its extensive selection of books, magazines and newspapers, as well as reference materials which are relevant to your cruise.
Silver Muse accommodates 596 guests and offers nine different suite categories. All are spacious and boast large picture windows or teak veranda with floor-to-ceiling glass doors for taking in the ocean views. All come equipped with a marble bathroom, walk-in wardrobe with personal safe, iPod docking station, flat screen TV, refrigerator and mini bar, writing desk with personalized stationery, binoculars and an umbrella. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout and there is a pillow menu to ensure the most comfortable night's sleep.
Dining options on board Silver Muse are plentiful, allowing guests to opt for casual and convenient or a more formal dinner. There are 8 restaurants in total; The Grill, La Dame, Atlantide, Indochine, La Terrazza, Kaiseki, Spaccanapoli and Silver Note.
Other facilities include a pool, casino, beauty salon, library, bar, spa, internet cafe, theater and fitness center, as well as plenty of space to lounge and relax.
Take part in a range of cultural and adventurous activities throughout your Alaska cruise, including excursions both on land and in the water. Enjoy fishing, kayaking, visits to artists' studios, biking, 4x4 self-drive adventures, rafting, wildlife encounters, visits to glaciers, seaplane or helicopter excursions, dog-sledding, whale watching, hiking, scenic railway journeys, ziplining, sea cycling and city tours.
Day 1 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Seward
Begin your Alaska cruise in the picture-perfect town of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula, an area of extreme natural beauty with dramatic fjordland in every direction. Depart early to make headway on your journey and get settled into life on board.
Day 2 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Hubbard Glacier
Today you will get up close to the Hubbard Glacier, the largest in the whole of North America with a face six miles wide. Watch as chunks of ice calve off into the ocean below, creating waves due to their sheer size.
Day 3 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Sitka
A full day in the charming waterfront town of Sitka awaits you today. Sitka boasts a beautiful backdrop of snow-capped mountains and forested hills and is easy to explore on foot, taking in cultural highlights and remarkable scenery.
Day 4 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Juneau
Arrive into Juneau this morning, Alaska's capital, which is only accessible by air or by sea. Explore by private jeep and gain a glimpse into Alaska's gold rush history, try your hand at dog-sledding or head out to the Mendenhall Glacier by kayak.
Day 5 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Skagway
Head further north and spend the day exploring Skagway by streetcar or heading into the surrounding forests and mountains to reach picture-perfect waterfalls and enjoy exhilarating adventures including ziplining, horse-riding, biking and rappelling.
Day 6 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Ketchikan
Famed for its colorful totem poles and rich history, Ketchikan is today's destination. Arrive at lunch time, allowing you to enjoy time on board this morning before disembarking to enjoy a selection of cultural excursions & thrill-seeking activities.
Day 7 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Inside Passage
No excursions are included today as you cruise the Inside Passage towards Vancouver, your final stop. Instead, enjoy the on board entertainment, soak in the pool and make the most of the spa treatments prior to disembarking the following day.
Day 8 - Silver Muse Seward to Vancouver - Vancouver
Early this morning you will arrive into Vancouver, Canada's buzzing waterfront city. Vancouver has plenty to offer visitors with fantastic dining, markets, shopping, parks and gardens, making it the perfect place to end your cruise.
Location & directions
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States of America
Cruises on board Silver Muse travel around Alaska's Inside Passage, surrounded by fjordland, forests and mountains. Journey from Vancouver to Seward or the other way around.
How to get there
Cruise begin in either Vancouver in Canada or Seward in Alaska. To reach Vancouver it is a 9.5-hour direct flight from London and to reach Seward it is a 15-hour flight to Anchorage via Seattle. Seward is a further 2.5-hour drive.