Tuesday 4 October 2011


Silversea Cruises is offering exceptional savings for single travellers on two Australasian cruises departing January and February 2012 aboard the chic Silver Shadow. Solo travellers will enjoy a single supplement of just 10 per cent above the per-person, double occupancy fare, as well as a Passport to Luxury Onboard Spending Credit of US$500 per suite.

On 5 January 2012, a 15 day voyage will depart Auckland for Sydney. Along the way, Silver Shadow will visit Bay of Islands, Wellington, Akaroa, Port Chalmers (Dunedin) and Stewart Island, before cruising Milford and Dusky Sound and crossing the Tasman Sea to Hobart and Melbourne, where the ship will overnight to allow further time for exploration. Guests will enjoy fascinating enrichment lectures from one of Australia's best-known cinematographers, Pieter de Vries. All-inclusive cruise-only fares start from AU$9,685 per person, single occupancy.

Alternatively, on 4 February 2012, Silver Shadow will depart Auckland for Fremantle on a 19 day voyage, visiting Napier, Wellington and Picton in New Zealand, and Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Albany in Australia. Guests on this voyage will enjoy an enrichment line-up that includes gourmet expert Maggie Beer, hostage negotiator and humanitarian Terry Waite, and historian and world affairs expert Philip Hurst. All-inclusive cruise only fares start from AU$12,266 per person, single occupancy.

With a crew-to-guest ratio that is almost one to one, single guests will experience Silversea's highly personalised service, warm hospitality and a convivial ambiance. A welcoming champagne reception is hosted exclusively for solo guests aboard every Silversea voyage, and select voyages are escorted by Gentlemen Hosts, who are available as dance partners or dinner companions and will often participate in other shipboard activities as well as escort shore excursions.

Aboard Silver Shadow, guests will enjoy all-suite ocean-view accommodation and the renowned Silversea lifestyle which includes butler service; gourmet dining with Relais & Châteaux-designed menus; complimentary fine wines, spirits and Champagnes, and all gratuities.

For more information please contact Silversea Cruises on +61 2 9255 0600 or toll free 1300 306 872, or visit

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