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.
Personalised 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
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.
Travelling 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 personalised 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.
When to visit
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 1 - Silver Muse Vancouver to Seward - Vancouver
Begin your adventure in Vancouver, Canada's charming waterfront city. Vancouver has plenty to offer visitors with fantastic dining, markets, shopping, parks and gardens, making it the perfect place to begin your cruise.
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 2 - Silver Muse Vancouver to Seward - Inside Passage
No excursions are included today as you cruise the Inside Passage towards Kethcikan, your first 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 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 colourful 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.