A luxury cruise line has just announced a 71-day cruise around South America in 2024 with tickets starting at nearly $50,000 – see what it’ll be like on board

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The Silver Nova.Silversea cruises

  • Royal Caribbean Group’s luxury brand Silversea Cruises has unveiled a 71-day cruise starting at nearly $50,000.

  • The hybrid Silver Nova will set sail in January 2024, taking guests from Florida to across South America.

  • Month-long cruises have seen high demand since cruising resumed in the United States.

Months of world cruising had a firm grip on the cruise industry in 2021, with some future cruises selling out in hours.

Seven Seas Mariner has docked in Kotor, Montenegro

The Seven Seas Mariner in Kotor, Montenegro.Regent Seven Seas

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It has been a few months since a major cruise line announced another world cruise.

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The Insignia in Sydney, Australia.Oceania cruises

But if you’re itching to be at sea for weeks, you’re in luck: Royal Caribbean Group luxury brand Silversea Cruises has unveiled its 71-day Grand Voyage cruise itinerary, starting at $48,400.

A representation of the Silver Nova.

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The shipping company’s new hybrid ship Silver Nova will set sail from Fort Lauderdale around South America in January 2024…

A presentation of the Silver Nova with facts about its eco-friendly attributes.

The Silver Nova.Silversea cruises

… take passengers to 38 locations in 18 countries before returning to Florida in March 2024.

Sunset over Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sunset over Fort Lauderdale, FloridaSean Pavone/Getty Images

Along the way, cruise ships will see destinations like Lima, Buenos Aires, St. Kitts and Nevis, and San Juan…

A representation of a route around South America.

The route of the 71-day Great Voyage.Silversea cruises

… while experiencing places like an opera house in the Amazon rainforest and three days of carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

A place the Silver Nova will visit during sunset.

South America.Silversea cruises

And it wouldn’t be luxury sailing without good food. Life at sea with Silversea includes dining offerings that reflect local cuisine, so you don’t have to settle for just poolside hamburgers every day.

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Silversea has yet to announce full details of its new ship, but Silver Nova will be able to carry up to 728 guests with a crew-to-guest ratio of one to 1.3.

Tall buildings line Condado Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Condado Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.Bill Ross/Getty Images

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If that sounds tempting, you’re not alone. Several suites, including the largest otium suite at 1,234 square feet, already have a waitlist for the 71-day itinerary.

A place the Silver Nova will visit during sunset.

South America.Silversea cruises

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Right now, the most expensive suite with no waitlist starts at nearly $86,000, while the cheaper suite isn’t fully booked yet at $48,400.

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An advertisement for the Silver Nova.Silversea cruises

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These prices may seem high, but they include round-trip business class airfare and three full months of luxury at sea.

A representation of the Silver Nova.

The Silver Nova.Silversea cruises

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