MS Ariana

MS Ariana last position

MS Ariana last location was at Europe Inland (coordinates 48.23648 N / 16.39533 E) cruising en route to BUDAPEST. The AIS position was reported 13 hours ago.

All Itineraries Current Position

Current itinerary of MS Ariana

MS Ariana current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Danube. The itinerary starts on 06 Apr, 2024 and ends on 13 Apr, 2024.

Date / TimePort
06 Apr 15:30    Departing from Passau, Germany Bavaria hotels
07 Apr    Wachau Valley, Austria
07 Apr 08:00 - 12:30    Durnstein, Austria
08 Apr 07:30 - 11:00    Esztergom, Hungary
08 Apr 15:00 - 09 Apr 14:00    Budapest, Hungary
09 Apr 18:30 - 19:00    Visegrad, Hungary
10 Apr 08:00 - 13:00    Bratislava, Slovakia
10 Apr 20:30 - 11 Apr 22:30    Vienna, Wien, Austria
12 Apr    Wachau Valley, Austria
12 Apr 10:00 - 14:00    Melk, Austria
13 Apr 09:00    Arriving in Passau, Germany Bavaria hotels

Specifications of MS Ariana

Year of build2012  /  Age: 12
Flag state Bulgaria
BuilderScheepswerf Grave BV (Grave, Holland)
Speed12 kn / 22 km/h / 14 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Passengers158
Crew45
Decks4
Cabins81
Decks with cabins3
OwnerUnion Group (Dunav Tours, Bulgaria)
OperatorPhoenix Reisen Flusskreuzfahrten

MS Ariana Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Apr 06 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Apr 13 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Apr 20 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Apr 27 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2161
2024 May 11 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 May 18 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $971
2024 May 25 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2593
2024 Jun 08 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2161
2024 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $971
2024 Jul 06 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2161
2024 Jul 20 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $971
2024 Jul 27 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $971
2024 Aug 17 14 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2593
2024 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $971
2024 Sep 07 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1836
2024 Sep 14 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1836
2024 Sep 21 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Sep 28 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1188
2024 Oct 05 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1512
2024 Oct 12 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2024 Oct 19 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $755
2024 Oct 26 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau

MS Ariana Review

Review of MS Ariana

MS Ariana cruise ship operates itineraries on Danube River with roundtrip departures from Germany (homeport Passau). The German cruise tour company Phoenix Reisen was established in 1973 and started passenger shipping operations in 1988 with the charter of MV Maxim Gorky (Russian ocean liner built in 1969 / scrapped in 2009). In 1993, Phoenix Travel started to offer river cruises in Europe.

MS Ariana river cruise ship (Phoenix Reisen)

The 2012-built riverboat is chartered by Phoenix Reisen Flusskreuzfahrten from Union Group (shipowner) through its subsidiary company Dunav Tours (Bulgaria). MS Ariana's other Bulgaria-flagged Phoenix Reisen fleet mate is MS Sofia (1983-built).

Cabins

MS Ariana has a total of 81 cabins. All MS Ariana staterooms are oceanview, tastefully decorated and comfortable, 80% have a French balcony. The accommodations feature two separate beds, that can be placed together. The large and friendly staterooms have individually controlled air conditioning, a bathroom (with shower and WC), colour TV with the onboard program, telephone, radio, safe, daily newspaper and hairdryer. Cabins located on the Orion and Saturn decks have private French balconies, on the Neptun deck - small, not opening windows. The twin cabins onboard are about 12-14m2 (129-151ft2) in size.

Cabin categories include:

  • Triple Outside (category A, Neptune deck)
  • Twin Outside (category B, Neptune deck, aft)
  • Twin Outside (category C, Neptune deck)
  • Twin Outside, French balcony (category D, Saturn deck)
  • Twin Outside, French balcony (category EA, Orion deck, aft)
  • Twin Outside, French balcony (category E, Orion deck)
  • Twin Outside for single use (category F, Neptune deck)
  • Single Outside, French balcony (category G, Saturn deck, 10m2 / 108ft2).
 

Shipboard facilities

MS Ariana has 4 passenger decks, Panorama Restaurant, Lido Bar, elegant Panorama Lounge with Bar, foyer with excursion office and reception, small boutique, library and Internet corner. The ship has an elevator to access the upper (Orion) deck, the panoramic lounge and reception (Saturn deck), the restaurant and the cabins (Saturn deck). Only the Sun deck and the cabins situated on the Neptune deck are not accessible by the lift. In addition, the vessel has a spa with a massage area and hairdresser, small whirlpool, shower, sauna, small gym with fitness equipment. The large sundeck has sun loungers, seating and shady areas. Guests can play board and card games, as well as dance with live music in the evening. Entertainment options also include themed and quiz evenings, regional events, language courses and lectures. Laundry service is offered onboard, as well as wireless LAN (WLAN), for a fee. Onboard language is German, the currency is EUR. Girocard, VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Smoking is only permitted in the designated area on the ship's Sun Deck.

Guests aboard MS Ariana benefit from all-inclusive meals. Breakfast includes a rich buffet, lunch and dinner are multi-course, featuring European and vegetarian cuisine. Afternoon tea, coffee and midnight snacks are also offered. Beers, house wines, soft drinks (mineral water, juices, coke, lemonade), tea and coffee are included daily between 08:00-24:00. The traditional captain's reception and captain's dinner both feature festive menus and complete the culinary offer. Dishes for special diets (gluten-free, lactose-free, diabetics, etc.) are provided upon request.

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