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Silver Galapagos | Premiere Voyage

Be one of the first to join us on an adventure in learning aboard Silver Galapagos' Premiere Voyage on January 25, 2014. Witness the wonders of nature through the award-winning lens of a renowned Oxford-degreed zoologist who has written and photographed for wildlife magazines throughout the world. Get the "inside view" from a naturalist who lives on Galapagos and has photographed its incredible beauty on land and under the sea. Share your thoughts with these masters of natural history who have explored this remote archipelago time and again and still marvel at its abundant wildlife found nowhere else on earth. The knowledge and insights you gain from these guest lecturers will be remembered for years' to come.

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HIGHLIGHTS & SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Guest lecturers, Dr. Paul D. Stewart and Richard Wollocombe

  • Expedition team including renowned zoologists, naturalists, writers and photographers

  • Premiere Lecture Programme supported by Royal Geographical Society

  • A memorable cultural experience at a local Ecuadorian school

  • Voyage hosted by senior executives of Silversea

  • Commemorative Silver Galapagos logo apparel

  • Commemorative "old world" chart of the Galapagos Islands

  • Hand-crafted sculpture by a local Ecuadorian artisan

Our Expedition Team has many notable members and specific team members are subject to change. Celebrity personalities, guest lecturers and events are subject to change without notice.

Special Guest Lecturers

DR. PAUL STEWART

DR. PAUL STEWART, Award-winning Zoologist, Writer, Producer and Photographer
Having earned his Doctorate from Oxford's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Dr. Stewart has won the national Prince Philip Zoology prize. He has written and photographed for wildlife magazines around the world, including his book "Galapagos - Islands That Changed the World." He is also a multiple Primetime Emmy and BAFTA award-winning cameraman and producer across 40 countries.

RICHARD WOLLOCOMBE

RICHARD WOLLOCOMBE, Renowned Wildlife Cameraman, Naturalist and Galapagos Resident
Mr. Wollocombe is an Emmy and RTS award-winning cameraman with 15 years experience filming on land and underwater. His natural history filmmaking credentials include extensive work for Discovery in the South Pacific, as well as his award-winning Galapagos, voted best film at the Jackson Hole Film Festival. As a resident of the Galapagos, Mr. Wollocombe knows first hand the natural riches the islands possess.


Onboard Expedition Team

ROBIN L. AIELLO

ROBIN L. AIELLO
Marine Biologist & Ecotourism Specialist
Robin Aiello graduated Harvard University with highest honours in evolutionary biology (paleontology) and geological sciences. Always the adventurer, she has camped in a tent alongside thousands of penguins while diving and studying jellyfish under the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.

MAGDALENA TERNEUS

MAGDALENA TERNEUS
Field Staff Coordinator
Magdalena attended an American School in Quito and later studied Natural Science-biology in PA. Worked as a naturalist guide in the Ecuadorian rain forest, before becoming a naturalist in Galápagos in 1989. In 1992 Magdalena received her M.S. in nutrition and community health from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, where she later worked as a professor and department coordinator. She combined her work as a naturalist in Galápagos with various projects, for a degree in communities, gender and management of natural resources.


SILVER GALAPAGOS AIR PACKAGE FROM $490

Guests are strongly recommended to purchase Silver Galapagos Air Package, which includes Economy Class air from Quito to Baltra and return to Guayaquil, plus airport/pier transfers in the Galapagos. A park entrance fee of $100 and immigration fee of $10 are additional. For your comfort and convenience, a Silversea host will meet you at the airport in Quito to help you through the check-in process. Upon arrival, our representatives will welcome you to the islands and guide you through airport procedures to waiting ground transportation to the ship.