Mississippi RIver's largest cruise ship ever debuts in June 2023

   January 17, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

The largest cruise ship to ever sail on the Mississippi River is scheduled to set sail after June 2023.

Viking Mississippi is a large riverboat that boasts 5 decks.

The Viking River Cruises ship measures 450 ft (137 m) in length and 75 ft (23 m) in width. The vessel can accommodate 386 passengers in 193 staterooms (served by 148 staff/crew). The passenger staterooms provide the ultimate comfort and all have private step-out balconies (except 8x French Balcony cabins), King-sized double beds, minibars, and bathrooms with heated floors.

The ship has amenities aplenty for passengers. Some of these include a Sun Terrace with an Infinity Plunge Pool. Besides the luxurious infinity plunge pool, a vacationer can enjoy some alone time at the Bow, a sitting area at the front of the boat. 

Guests can also visit the Explorers’ Lounge and bar which offers 2-story panoramic views of the Mississippi. At River Cafe, they can order Norwegian delicacies/American dinners.

This river cruise ship offers 4 itineraries from 8–15 days. Some of the guided tours/excursions are also included.

Viking Mississippi cruise ship

There are several places to visit on the Mississippi. Some common activities include swimming, fishing, boating, and camping by the river.