The Silversea Silver Wind will visit Humboldt during its voyage from Vancouver to southern Chile | Wikimedia Commons

Humboldt Bay Harbor District release:

Eureka will welcome the Silversea Silver Wind with 127 guests and 227 crew to Humboldt Bay on Saturday, October 7th, docking around 1:00 PM. The ship will enter Humboldt Bay at 12:15 PM and be led into the harbor by a boat parade followed by a private welcome party at Schneider dock. The ship is expected to depart around 8:00 PM.

Ship guests will have the option to experience Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Sequoia Park Zoo and Sky Walk, Old Town Eureka, and a tour of the Victorians of Eureka and Humboldt including a tour of the Blue Ox Millworks.

The cruise visit and welcome party are a collaborative effort planned by the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, the City of Eureka, Eureka Main Street, Humboldt County Office of Economic Development, Visit Humboldt, Petrusha Pilots and Zerlang and Zerlang Marine Services. Special thanks to Chet Albin, Dave Schneider, and Schneider Dock.

The Silversea Silver Wind departed from Vancouver, BC on October 2nd and is traveling south along the Pacific Coast on a 16-day cruise ending in Puerto Vallarta, where it will take on more passengers and continue south to Chile.

The ship is expected to be visible around noon on Saturday; local citizens can watch the arrival from the Del Norte Street pier, the Park and Ride at Herrick Avenue and the Samoa boat ramp at the north jetty.