Silversea Silver Shadow ship's World Cruise 2023 departs from Sydney (NSW Australia)

   January 11, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Silversea’s World Cruise 2023 set sail from Sydney (NSW Australia) on Tuesday, January 10th, marking the first time the leading ultra-luxury line has set sail from the Southern Hemisphere on a World Voyage.

The Silver Shadow ship started the 139-day global itinerary (themed ", South Side Story") cruising from the South Seas to the Amazon Rainforest and beyond, visiting 66 destinations in 34 different countries across 5 continents.

Barbara Muckermann, President & CEO, Silversea Cruises said in that arts-inspired tale, their discerning guests would discover "the authentic beauty and heritage of 66 destinations in 34 countries - each with its own unique story to tell" as they journey from Australia to Fort Lauderdale FL over 139 days.

“Every detail of our guests’ journeys has been carefully considered and enhanced, from the in-flight experience to the airport lounges and entertainment: arriving in Sydney on business-class flights with additional cabin crew to ensure exceptional service, guests will enjoy bespoke pampering with tailored menus, welcome canapés, vintage champagne, and specially embroidered linen. Each of the special events we have planned is entirely bespoke, too.”

Passengers sailing aboard the World Cruise 2023 are due to arrive in Port Everglades/Fort Lauderdale (Florida USA) on May 28th.

Silver Shadow cruise ship

The itinerary is due to present a mix of destinations, from the wonders of Papua New Guinea, Mauritius, Reunion, and Cape Verde to iconic regions often unlocked on overnights (20 in total) including 10 days exploring Tasmania and New Zealand, 3 days in Myanmar, and a week in South Africa.

For the first time on a Silversea World Voyage, Silver Shadow will sail down the Amazon to unlock the natural and cultural wonders of the region. Traveling through captivating landscapes, each segment unlocks the history and culture of the people and places visited.