MS Douro Cruiser

Former name: Algarve Cruiser

MS Douro Cruiser Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Douro Cruiser

Year built2005  /  Age : 14
Flag state Portugal
BuilderWest Sea shipyard (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
ClassDouro river cruiser
Ferry route / homeportsOporto (Portugal)
OwnerMystic Invest
OperatorNicko 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

Current itinerary of MS Douro Cruiser

MS Douro Cruiser current cruise is 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon. The itinerary starts on 15 Aug, 2019 and ends on 25 Aug, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
15 Aug    Departing from Porto-Leixoes, Portugal hotels
16 Aug - 14:30    Porto-Leixoes, Portugal
16 Aug 18:30    Entre-os-Rios, Portugal
17 Aug - 08:30    Entre-os-Rios, Portugal
17 Aug 12:00    Regua, Portugal
18 Aug - 09:00    Regua, Portugal
18 Aug 11:30 - 12:30    Pinhao, Portugal
18 Aug 19:00    Vega de Terron, Salamanca, Spain
19 Aug    Vega de Terron, Salamanca, Spain
20 Aug - 09:00    Vega de Terron, Salamanca, Spain
20 Aug 11:00 - 12:30    Pocinho, Portugal
20 Aug 17:30    Pinhao, Portugal
21 Aug - 06:30    Pinhao, Portugal
21 Aug 14:00    Porto-Leixoes, Portugal
22 Aug    Porto-Leixoes, Portugal
23 Aug    Lisbon, Portugal
24 Aug    Lisbon, Portugal
25 Aug    Arriving in Lisbon, Portugal hotels

Review of MS Douro Cruiser

Launched in 2005, MS Douro Cruiser is a modern and comfortable riverboat (same-designed as Douro Queen / sistership) with passenger capacity 130 guests accommodated in 65 tastefully furnished staterooms. Itineraries are in Portugal exclusively (on Douro River) with roundtrip departures from homeport Oporto. The vessel is owned by the Portuguese family company Mystic Invest via the subsidiary Mystic Cruises (locally branded as "Douro Azul" / travel company) and exclusively chartered by the company's German brand "Nicko Cruises".

MS Douro Cruiser

Ship's Upper Deck cabins each has a private step-out balcony, which allows passengers to relax and admire the passing riverside scenery. This ship features a cozy Panorama Restaurant serving international dishes, spacious Sun Deck with swimming pool, deck chairs, tables and sunshade awnings. Other onboard facilities include Panorama Bar Lounge, lift (between lower and upper decks), stair lift (upper to sun decks). The main onboard language is German. Travelers must have in mind that there is no special program for English-speaking guests.

All cabins on Douro Cruiser are outside and measure about 15 m2 (160 ft2). They have individual air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms (shower and toilet), safe, satellite TV, hairdryer. Staterooms are stylishly furnished with either two single beds or a double bed.

The Panorama Restaurant seats all guests in a single sitting. On embarkation day, passengers can reserve a table for the entire cruise. The international, tasty dishes are attractively presented. Quizzes, bingo, enrichment lectures, live music and themed evenings are featured in the onboard entertainment program, together with board- and card games.

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MS Douro Cruiser Itineraries

The below listed MS Douro Cruiser cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Mystic Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Jul 25 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Jul 25 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2197
2019 Aug 01 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Aug 01 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1238
2019 Aug 08 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Aug 08 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2422
2019 Aug 15 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Aug 15 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2197
2019 Aug 22 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Aug 22 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1915
2019 Aug 22 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Aug 29 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Aug 29 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1577
2019 Sep 05 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Sep 05 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1915
2019 Sep 05 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Sep 12 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Sep 12 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1915
2019 Sep 12 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Sep 19 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Sep 19 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2760
2019 Sep 26 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Sep 26 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2760
2019 Oct 03 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 03 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2366
2019 Oct 03 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 10 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 10 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $2028
2019 Oct 17 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 17 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1464
2019 Oct 24 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 24 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 31 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Oct 31 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1464
2019 Nov 07 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Nov 07 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes
2019 Nov 14 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Nov 14 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1351
2019 Nov 21 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Nov 21 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes
2019 Nov 21 10 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Dec 19 11 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes
2019 Dec 19 8 days, round-trip Douro Porto-Leixoes $1407

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