Silversea announces events for World Cruise 2026 "The Curious and the Sea"

   June 23, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Silversea Cruises has announced the details of its upcoming "Curious and the Sea" World Cruise in 2026. This exclusive cruise will take guests to 70 destinations across 37 countries on 6 continents. Silversea Cruises has carefully curated 3 main events, along with 3 optional programs and a range of culinary activities under the S.A.L.T program, all designed to provide an immersive experience for travelers aboard the Silver Dawn.

The journey begins with a Bon Voyage reception dinner in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 5th, 2026, where guests will have the opportunity to mingle and enjoy cocktails and canapes before embarking on the Silver Dawn. In February 2026, during a visit to French Polynesia, travelers will engage in educational experiences focused on local culture, including dance displays, traditional dress, and musical performances.

On February 17th, 2026, at Mystery Island, Vanuatu, guests will have the chance to indulge in local cuisine, experience cultural rituals, and enjoy snorkeling in the island's vibrant waters teeming with marine life. Then, on March 21st, 2026, in Benoa, Bali, guests will be treated to an evening of entertainment near scenic rice paddies, where they can savor Balinese performances and interact with locals.

In Cochin, India, on April 12th, 2026, guests will be taken to the backwaters of Alleppey for an afternoon of cultural entertainment. Flower garlands and a performance by Kerala drummers will greet them as they immerse themselves in India's rich traditions. Finally, on May 3rd, 2026, in Antalya, Turkey, guests will witness the captivating "Fire of Anatolia" performance, featuring a hundred dancers. They will also have the opportunity to sample Turkish dishes while experiencing the region's historical narrative told through dance.

The S.A.L.T culinary program on board Silver Dawn offers guests a unique culinary journey. With more than 60 culinary programs designed by regional food experts, guests can engage in hands-on experiences with local ingredients in the onboard culinary laboratory. Visiting chefs, food experts, and authors will also join the cruise, providing classes and leading discussions. The S.A.L.T kitchen will feature a daily changing menu, showcasing 80 distinct dishes inspired by local ingredients and flavors. Furthermore, the S.A.L.T bar will offer 70 specially crafted cocktails that reflect the story of each visited destination, using ingredients like distillery rum, pisco, and Raki.

Barbara Muckermann, the President and CEO of Silversea Cruises expressed her excitement about the World Cruise 2026, "The Curious and the Sea," and its diverse range of bespoke experiences that pay homage to the history of navigation. General sales for this extraordinary journey are now open, inviting travelers to embark on an unparalleled adventure.