MS Douro Cruiser

Former name: Algarve Cruiser

MS Douro Cruiser last position

MS Douro Cruiser last location was at North East Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 41.14472 N / -7.71925 W) cruising at speed of 10.4 kn (19 kph/ 12 mph) en route to VIANA DO CASTELO. The AIS position was reported 1 day ago.

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Current itinerary of MS Douro Cruiser

MS Douro Cruiser current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Douro. The itinerary starts on 14 Oct, 2021 and ends on 21 Oct, 2021.

Date / TimePort
15 Oct 14:30    Departing from Porto-Leixoes, Oporto, Portugal hotels
15 Oct 18:30 - 16 Oct 08:30    Entre-os-Rios, Portugal
16 Oct 12:00 - 17 Oct 09:00    Regua, Portugal
17 Oct 11:30 - 12:30    Pinhao, Portugal
17 Oct 19:00 - 19 Oct 09:00    Vega de Terron-Salamanca, Spain
19 Oct 11:00 - 12:30    Pocinho, Portugal
19 Oct 17:30 - 20 Oct 06:30    Pinhao, Portugal
20 Oct 14:00    Arriving in Porto-Leixoes, Oporto, Portugal hotels

Specifications of MS Douro Cruiser

Year built2005  /  Age: 16
Flag state Portugal
BuilderWestSEA Shipyard (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
ClassDouro river cruiser
Ferry route / homeportsOporto (Portugal)
OwnerMystic Invest Holding (Portugal)
OperatorNicko River Cruises via Douro Azul
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)78 m / 256 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Passengers130
Crew30
Decks4
Cabins65
Decks with cabins2
Sister-shipsDouro Queen
Former namesAlgarve Cruiser

MS Douro Cruiser Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2098
2021 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2098
2021 Oct 07 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes
2021 Oct 14 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes
2021 Oct 21 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1515
2021 Oct 28 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1576
2021 Nov 04 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1637
2021 Nov 11 7 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1212
2022 Mar 31 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2450
2022 Apr 07 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2425
2022 Apr 14 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2425
2022 Apr 21 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Apr 28 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 May 05 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 May 12 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 May 19 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 May 26 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Jun 02 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Jun 09 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Jun 16 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Jun 23 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Jun 30 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2814
2022 Jul 07 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Jul 14 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Jul 21 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Jul 28 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2425
2022 Aug 04 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2425
2022 Aug 11 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2425
2022 Aug 18 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Aug 25 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Sep 01 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Sep 08 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Sep 15 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Sep 22 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Sep 29 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2789
2022 Oct 06 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Oct 13 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Oct 20 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2607
2022 Oct 27 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2425
2022 Nov 03 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2243
2022 Nov 10 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2243
2022 Nov 17 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $2243

MS Douro Cruiser Review

Review of MS Douro Cruiser

The 2005-built MS Douro Cruiser cruise ship has as sistership Douro Queen (same-designed vessel) and passenger capacity 126 (plus 30 crew/staff). Douro River itineraries are from homeport Oporto (roundtrip departures) and visit ports in Portugal and Spain (Vega de Terron-Salamanca). The riverboat is owned by Mystic Cruises and operated via its subsidiary company Douro Azul (Portugal). The ship is exclusively chartered by Mystic's German brand (and fully-owned subsidiary company) Nicko Cruises.

MS Douro Cruiser ship

The vessel is Portugal-flagged (MMSI number 263751370) and registered in Lisbon. The shipbuilder is WestSEA (shipyard in Viana do Castelo, Portugal).

Upper Deck cabins are with private step-out balconies. This ship has as main facilities Panorama Restaurant (serving international and traditional Portuguese cuisine specialities), Panorama Bar Lounge, lift (connecting decks Lower and Upper), stairlift (connecting decks Upper to Sun). The main onboard language is German. There is no special program for English-speaking travelers.

 

The ship Douro Cruiser has 65 staterooms - Upper Deck with step-out balconies, Main Deck with large picture windows. All cabins are outside and similarly sized ~15 m2 (160 ft2), with modern hotel amenities like individual air-conditioning (thermostat-controlled), en-suite bathrooms (shower, WC-toilet, single-sink vanity), electronic safe box (in the closet), phone (intercom), mirrored dressing table with chair, LCDTV (satellite reception), hairdryer, two single beds (convertible to double bed).

On Sun Deck are located a sunbathing area with a swimming pool and two Jacuzzis, padded premium garden loungers with low tables, shaded seating area (with deckchairs and 4-seat tables) covered by retractable awnings, fore-located Navigation Bridge (called Wheelhouse on riverboats). All sundeck structures are collapsible and lowered when the ship passes under low bridges.

MS Douro Cruiser ship pool deck

Panorama Restaurant seats all guests in a single sitting. On embarkation day, passengers can reserve a table for the entire voyage. The Restaurant serves buffet-style breakfasts and lunches, and 4-course dinners (waiter-served). Panorama Lounge serves the cruise company's onboard enrichment program that includes popular quizzes, bingo games, lectures, live music, themed dance evenings, playing cards and board games. During the voyage is also provided traditional Portuguese entertainment by local artists boarding the boat for live dancing and singing performances.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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3 back to back corporate cruises

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8 days, round-trip from Porto Antigo, Cinfaes, Portugal
Departure date: 07 Jul 2012
Cruise number 44 , 45 and 46 Douro Azul's river cruise ship - Douro Cruiser Led 3 separate cruises taken with Corporate clients inhouse incentive scheme . 7th July - 13th July 2012 13th July - 20th July 2012 20th July - 27th July 2012 Cabin number : 326.- midship , Upper Deck - Balacoy...

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