Silversea’s South Side Story
World Cruise 2023


From the South Seas to deep inside the Amazon, join this inspiring epic Silversea world cruise where you’re both spectator and storyteller. Set off on an exotic voyage to some of the world’s most unique and remote places, for a legendary tale that weaves together a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds and stories. You’ll be treated to inspiring performances, events and celebrations along the way, hosted by the extraordinary people you’ll meet at each destination. A new way to see the world, Silversea’s South Side Story is destined to become an instant classic.

Sydney to Fort Lauderdale | 09 Jan 2023 – 28 May 2023

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All the world’s a stage! Watch Fernando Barroso de Oliveira, President’s Ambassador to the Venetian Society, presenting this spectacular journey.



Departing from Australia’s spectacular Sydney, wend your way through Tasmania for an in-depth tour of New Zealand. Continue north to Melanesia’s lesser-travelled coasts before sailing onward to Asia’s enigmatic and multi-layered history. Sail on through the Seychelles to Africa’s rugged Skeleton coast. A western wind then takes you to the heart of Brazil for a pioneering exploration of the Amazon River. End your odyssey in Florida’s capital of fun in the sun – Fort Lauderdale.

Silversea South Side Story World Cruise map

Highlights of the World Cruise 2023 include:

  • An in-depth exploration of the natural history of Tasmania and New Zealand;
  • A deep discovery of Melanesia’s lesser-travelled coasts, including Papua New Guinea for the first time on a Silversea World Cruise;
  • An immersion into Southeast Asia’s rich, multi-layered culture and traditions, with overnights in iconic cities such as Hong Kong, Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City;
  • Time spent in the Gulf of Bengal and the Indian Ocean, including opportunities to explore deeper inland;
  • A three-day exploration of Madagascar, with new calls in Mauritius and Réunion;
  • A seven-day discovery of the West Coast of Africa, starting with South Africa;
  • An immersive trip into the Amazon River for the first time on a World Cruise;
  • And new experiences in the Caribbean, with all-new calls in destinations like Ile Royale and Mayreau, among others.
Silversea Cruise Butler serving fruits, Silver Wind


Start your seamless World Cruise journey as soon as you leave your doorstep! Let Silversea take care of all the details, so you can travel in style: a private executive transfer from your home to your closest airport, VIP meet and greet and private assistance, business class lounge access, exclusive fast-track for check-in, boarding and arrival as well as a personalized flight journey. Enjoy a superior flight experience from selected US and UK gateways to Sydney, Australia. Experience a new level of comfort in Qantas Business Class with more space to relax and a dedicated cabin. World Cruise passengers will taste the freshest seasonal ingredients and enjoy Australian hospitality in-flight, presented by Qantas Airways in partnership with Silversea.
Upon arrival in Sydney, the experience continues, as they take you straight to Silver Shadow where your butler will await for you. Door-to-door doesn’t get any better than this.

The exterior part of Silversea's Silver Shadow ship's Connoisseur's Corner.


Award-winning Silver Shadow has all the hallmarks of extreme luxury at sea. With one of the highest space-to-guest ratios at sea, Silver Shadow is a firm favourite in the Silversea fleet.

Authentic experiences. Simple pleasures. Shared moments. Silversea’s Millennium Class luxury cruise ships Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper offer you freedom and space to design your day. Slightly larger in size than ships Silver Cloud and Silver Wind, Silver Shadow retains Silversea’s essence – spacious suites, a complement of only 388 guests, superior service – paired with a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere and enhanced amenities. Aboard the Silver Shadow, energize body and soul with complimentary Pilates and yoga in the expanded fitness center. Savour fine wines and French gastronomy in La Dame, enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in La Terrazza, or simply gaze at endless ocean views from The Grill. Not forgetting the regional-inspired The Restaurant, dining at sea has never been so good.

About Silversea

Part of the Royal Caribbean Group, Silversea Cruises is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit, Silver Muse and Silver Moon – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Origin, Silver Explorer, and Silver Cloud, Silversea’s itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Galapagos, both Polar Regions, and hundreds of fascinating destinations in between. Silversea is also looking forward to the launch of three new ultra-luxury ships: Silver Dawn and two Evolution-class ships. Browse Silversea’s blog, Discover, and subscribe to receive the latest content directly into your inbox.

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“Silversea’s South Side Story World Cruise 2023” content adapted from a February 10, 2021 Silversea press release: