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MSC Orchestra
First launched
2007
First launched
Passengers
2550
Passengers
Ports Visited
33
Ports visited
Cruises from $82 per day
$82
From Price per day

MSC Orchestra Cruises

4.3
(from 9 verified customers)

Launched in 2007, MSC Orchestra at 92,409 GT carries 2,550 passengers. She is one of MSC Cruise Line's "Musica" family of ships. The interior décor of wood and marble, soft furnishings and colour reflects high Italian quality. The vessel is roomy, with plenty of lounges and bars, and has excellent alternative restaurants offering Italian and Japanese fare.

Combining spacious, elegant interiors with fine dining, varied entertainment programs and high-quality, resort-style amenities, MSC Orchestra promises you a dream cruise. With a choice of countless different ways to relax and enjoy yourself each day, life aboard can be just what you want it to be.)

Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2007
Number of decks: 13
Tonnage: 90409
Cabins: 1075
Passengers: 2550
Number of crew: 987
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the MSC Orchestra

    The two main dining rooms, L’Ibiscus and Villa Borghese, are located aft with large ocean-view windows. There are two seatings for dinners. Guests in suites and deluxe grades are assigned seats in a quieter section of the restaurant. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes.

    There is the "Always Available" menu, which includes spaghetti and grilled chicken, beefsteak or salmon. The alternative specialty restaurant is Shanghai, a Chinese venue with real wok cooking and dim sum. The Four Seasons Restaurant is another alternative dining area with à la carte Italian cuisine.

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  • Bars

    Bar on the MSC Orchestra

    The bars and lounges on MSC Orchestra make every moment a special occasion, whether you’re dancing to live music in the Savannah Bar, tasting a selection of fine wines in La Cantinella Wine Bar or relaxing in the La Cubana Cigar Room.)

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the MSC Orchestra

    The state-of-the-art 1240 seat two-deck Covent Garden Theatre is the principal showlounge. Some productions may be short, just 30 minutes. The Shakers Lounge is the main centre for social dancing, and other dance floors are spread throughout other lounges. The young and lively go to the loud and futuristic R32 Disco.

    View big-screen movies on the large screen above the forward pool.

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  • Activities

    Activities on the MSC Orchestra

    Every moment you spend aboard MSC Orchestra is rich with possibility. They offer a varied program of activities, from arts & craft classes and dance lessons to sports tournaments. When evening comes, all kinds of fun awaits you in the ship’s theater, its casino, its disco and bars.)

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the MSC Orchestra

    If relaxation is your goal, there’s ample deck space on MSC Orchestra to unwind in the sun. And why not pay a visit to the lavish onboard spa? It offers a choice of Turkish baths, saunas and a myriad of magical massages to soothe and pamper you. If you prefer to stay active even when you’re on holiday, you’ll enjoy the sports center, the panoramic gym, the 5 stunning pools or perhaps the jogging track that lets you keep in shape at your own pace, out in the fresh sea breeze.)

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the MSC Orchestra

    Kids can go wild to their heart’s content in the Jungle Adventure playroom, while teens get their own club too.)

  • Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • All main meals on-board
    • Butler & valet services (select cabins)
    • Captain's welcome cocktail party and Gala Evening
    • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • In-cabin continental breakfast for higher classes
    • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs)
    • Service charge: Up to €0/USD12.50/AUD18 (12 & over) daily, child over 1 pay half. Ask about pre-payment.
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
    • Under 12s sharing cabin w/ 2 adults: ask about free travel (pay port dues)
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Health and Safety

    The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for MSC Cruises and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations.

    Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases. For further information, visit our Travel Advisory page

Customer cruise ship ratings

MSC Orchestra has an average of 4.3 Stars based on 9 Guest Reviews

  • Overall
    4.3
  • Cabin
    4.2
  • Dining
    3.8
  • Entertainment
    3.7
  • Service
    4.6

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • In addition to all the features of ‘Bella’ and ‘Fantastica’, the ‘Aurea’ Experience offers a series of relaxing benefits for body and soul.

  • Whatever your age and travel desires, you can be sure they’ll come true for you, your friends and family on a cruise like no other on MSC Orchestra.

Cabins

Four out of five cabins have an outside view, and of these four out of five have a balcony. Cabins are stylish. For all cabins continental breakfast is complimentary from 7.30 to 10 am, while room service snacks can be bought at other times. In suites a basket of fruit is provided at embarkation, and replenished daily. Cabins come with a mini-bar, personal safe, ample closet, shower-only tub, terrycloth robes, flat-screen TV, and excellent 24-hour room service.

Suites have in addition fresh flowers, daily tray of canapés, hangers, upgraded toiletries, bathroom with tub, and king-size bed (or two singles). Ninety-eight ‘Ocean View’ cabins on deck 8 have obstructed views, so be alert to this. Suites also have a large lounger area and walk-in closet, vanity desk with hair dryer. Some very popular staterooms are at the aft of the ship with views of the wake from balcony cabins. There are 18 suites with a private balcony, no single cabins, and 17 that are wheelchair-accessible.)

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  • Inside

    Inside on the MSC Orchestra Inside on the MSC Orchestra

    Cabin Types

    I2, I1, BIN, SBG

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    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. Interactive TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size: 140-215 sq ft. Includes the Fantastica Experience:* Better stateroom location.* Priority choice of early or late dinner seating.* Guests can add on a pre-paid drink package for discounted beverages on board.* Free Master Chef and language classes for kids (age 3 to 11): Kids can attend a free cooking course hosted by the Pastry Chef or learn basic sentences in 6 different languages in the mini club. Both classes occur twice a week and all participants receive a chef certificate or school certificate depending on what course is taken.* 50% off all fitness and personal trainer.* Free continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom, including pastries, juices & coffee after 6am.* Free 12-hour room service delivery (from 6am to 11pm, after which the delivery fee may apply).

  • Oceanview

    Oceanview on the MSC Orchestra Oceanview on the MSC Orchestra

    Cabin Types

    O2, O1, BOU

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    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size: 183 sq ft.Includes the Fantastica Experience:* Better stateroom location.* Priority choice of early or late dinner seating.* Guests can add on a pre-paid drink package for discounted beverages on board.* Free Master Chef and language classes for kids (age 3 to 11): Kids can attend a free cooking course hosted by the Pastry Chef or learn basic sentences in 6 different languages in the mini club. Both classes occur twice a week and all participants receive a chef certificate or school certificate depending on what course is taken.* 50% off all fitness and personal trainer.* Free continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom, including pastries, juices & coffee after 6am.* Free 12-hour room service delivery (from 6am to 11pm, after which the delivery fee may apply).

  • Balcony

    Balcony on the MSC Orchestra Balcony on the MSC Orchestra

    Cabin Types

    B3, FLA, B2, B1, BBL

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    Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request (excludes staterooms for guests with disabilities). Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. Interactive TV. Telephone. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Mini bar and safe. Air conditioning. Approx. from 161 - 301 sq. ft. including staterooms for guests with disabilities, with approx. 48 sq. ft. balcony.Aurea Experience includes: Priority boarding. All-inclusive unlimited drinks* including liquers, cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee. My Choice Dining**. Spa package with Vitamin Bar cocktail, two massages per stateroom from the spa menu (up to 1 hour)***, tanning booth, private wellness consultation. Unlimited access to MSC Aurea Spa Thermal Area (adults only). Private Sundeck. *Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package. **On most ships, dinner in a reserved area of the restaurant with freely selectable My Choice Dining times. Reservation recommended. ***Please make sure you book this with MSC Aurea Spa by the second day of your cruise.

  • Suite

    Suite on the MSC Orchestra Suite on the MSC Orchestra

    Cabin Types

    S3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with tub. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size: 334 sq ft.Aurea Experience includes:Priority boarding. All-inclusive unlimited drinks* including liquers, cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee. My Choice Dining**. Spa package with Vitamin Bar cocktail, two massages per stateroom from the spa menu (up to 1 hour)***, tanning booth, private wellness consultation. Unlimited access to MSC Aurea Spa Thermal Area (adults only). Private Sundeck. *Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package. **On most ships, dinner in a reserved area of the restaurant with freely selectable My Choice Dining times. Reservation recommended. ***Please make sure you book this with MSC Aurea Spa by the second day of your cruise.

Deck Plans for MSC Orchestra

Legend

  • 3rd & 4th beds are pullman beds
  • 3rd bed is a pullman bed
  • Cabin for guests with reduced mobility
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Double sofa bed
  • Ship configuration may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination
  • Sofa bed
  • Staterooms with metal balcony
  • Staterooms with partial metal/partial glass balconies

MSC Orchestra Next 97 Departures

Date Title Departs Prices From
01 Feb 2021 South Africa Cape Town $579
08 Feb 2021 South Africa, Mozambique Durban $874
12 Feb 2021 Durban,Portuguese Island,Portuguese Island,Durban Durban $469
15 Feb 2021 South Africa, Mozambique Durban $579
01 Mar 2021 South Africa, Mozambique Durban $669
08 Mar 2021 South Africa, Mozambique Durban $669
15 Mar 2021 South Africa, Mozambique Durban $679
26 Mar 2021 Durban,Portuguese Island,Portuguese Island,Durban Durban $499
02 Apr 2021 Durban,Portuguese Island,Portuguese Island,Durban Durban $519
09 Apr 2021 Durban,Portuguese Island,Portuguese Island,Durban Durban $519
12 Apr 2021 South Africa, Mozambique Durban $729
16 Apr 2021 Durban,Indian Ocean,Durban Durban $369
18 Apr 2021 Durban,Portuguese Island,Portuguese Island,Durban Durban $519
21 Apr 2021 South Africa, Reunion, Mauritius, Jordan, Egypt, G Durban $2429
15 May 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1304
16 May 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1304
22 May 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1034
23 May 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1034
29 May 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1234
30 May 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1234
05 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1234
06 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1234
12 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1234
13 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1234
19 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1234
20 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1234
26 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1234
27 Jun 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1234
03 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1234
04 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1234
10 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1434
11 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1434
17 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1434
18 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1434
24 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1434
25 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1434
31 Jul 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1634
01 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1634
07 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1634
08 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1634
14 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1534
15 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1534
21 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1334
22 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1334
28 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1284
29 Aug 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1284
04 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1284
05 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1284
11 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1284
12 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1284
18 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1284
19 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1284
25 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1064
26 Sep 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1064
02 Oct 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $1064
03 Oct 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $1064
09 Oct 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $904
10 Oct 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari return Bari $904
16 Oct 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Venice return Venice $834
17 Oct 2021 MSC Orchestra cruise from Bari to Venice Bari $944
12 Nov 2021 Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina Genoa $1669
12 Nov 2021 Genoa,Civitavecchia,Barcelona Genoa $299
12 Nov 2021 Italy, Spain, Portugal Genoa $469
12 Nov 2021 Genoa,Civitavecchia,Barcelona,Lisbon,Santa Cruz de Genoa $1589
13 Nov 2021 Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina Rome (Civitavecchia) $1579
15 Nov 2021 Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina Barcelona $1389
17 Nov 2021 Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina Lisbon $1209
02 Dec 2021 Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay Buenos Aires $799
09 Dec 2021 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Montevideo $799
10 Dec 2021 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilhabela,Montev Buenos Aires $799
17 Dec 2021 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Cabo Frio,I Montevideo $829
18 Dec 2021 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Cabo Frio,Ilhabela,Mon Buenos Aires $829
25 Dec 2021 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Punta Del Este,Ilhabela,Bu Montevideo $1479
26 Dec 2021 Buenos Aires,Punta Del Este,Ilhabela,Buzios,Rio de Buenos Aires $1479
04 Jan 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Montevideo $1069
05 Jan 2022 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilhabela,Montev Buenos Aires $1069
12 Jan 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Montevideo $1179
13 Jan 2022 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Grande,Ilh Buenos Aires $1179
21 Jan 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Ilha Grande,Buzios,Rio de Montevideo $1179
22 Jan 2022 Buenos Aires,Ilha Grande,Buzios,Rio de Janeiro,Ilh Buenos Aires $1179
30 Jan 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Ilha Grande,Rio de Janeiro Montevideo $1119
31 Jan 2022 Buenos Aires,Ilha Grande,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilh Buenos Aires $1119
08 Feb 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Ilha Grande,Buzios,Rio de Montevideo $1049
09 Feb 2022 Buenos Aires,Ilha Grande,Buzios,Rio de Janeiro,Ilh Buenos Aires $1049
17 Feb 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Montevideo $999
18 Feb 2022 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilhabela,Montev Buenos Aires $999
25 Feb 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Montevideo $1049
26 Feb 2022 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Grande,Ilh Buenos Aires $1049
06 Mar 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Cabo Frio,I Montevideo $929
07 Mar 2022 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Cabo Frio,Ilhabela,Mon Buenos Aires $929
14 Mar 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilha Montevideo $929
15 Mar 2022 Buenos Aires,Rio de Janeiro,Buzios,Ilhabela,Montev Buenos Aires $929
22 Mar 2022 Montevideo,Buenos Aires,Montevideo,Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo $2229
23 Mar 2022 Buenos Aires,Montevideo,Rio de Janeiro,Salvador,Ma Buenos Aires $1859
23 Mar 2022 Buenos Aires,Montevideo,Rio de Janeiro,Salvador,Ma Buenos Aires $1399
23 Mar 2022 Buenos Aires,Montevideo,Rio de Janeiro,Salvador,Ma Buenos Aires $1769
23 Mar 2022 Buenos Aires,Montevideo,Rio de Janeiro,Salvador,Ma Buenos Aires $2139

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