Review of Silver Endeavour deck 9 (Observation Lounge)
The fore-located Observation Lounge has panoramic floor-ceiling windows, comfortable seating and is served by its own bar. The lounge's bow location and floor-ceiling windows make it one of top deck's best vantage points for taking photos and enjoying the port- and sea views. The Observation Lounge also doubles as the ship's Library, offering a wide selection of bestseller books, Silversea itineraries / destinations related travel guides, magazines and newspapers, as well as media (DVDs and CDs) available for in-cabin usage.
6x Zodiacs (motorized RIBs/rigid inflatable boats) are used for near-coast and inland waterway cruising as well as for passenger disembarkation/tendering in destinations without port infrastructure (docks, piers, quays, wharves). Each expedition boat is battery-powered. and designed with extra holds.
All passenger decks have elevator access (via 2 lifts) and public restrooms. However, for safety reasons, the elevators are shut down during inclement weather.