MSC Orchestra

MSC Orchestra current position

MSC Orchestra current location is at South Africa (coordinates -29.57029 S / 13.65467 E) cruising at speed of 17.8 kn (33 kph/ 20 mph) en route to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The AIS position was reported 1 hour ago.

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Specifications of MSC Orchestra

Year built2007  /  Age: 15
Flag state Panama
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMusica
Building costUSD 480 million
Speed23 kn / 43 kph / 26 mph
Length (LOA)294 m / 965 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage92409 gt
Passengers2550 - 3060
Crew1054
Passengers-to-space ratio30
Decks16
Cabins1275
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2021
Sister-shipsMSC Musica, MSC Poesia, MSC Magnifica
Christened bySophia Loren
OwnerMediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
OperatorMSC Cruises
MSC Cruises ships 2022 restart dates

MSC Orchestra Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Jun 04 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $369
2022 Jun 05 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $439
2022 Jun 06 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $529
2022 Jun 08 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $529
2022 Jun 09 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $529
2022 Jun 11 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $399
2022 Jun 13 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $399
2022 Jun 14 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $399
2022 Jun 15 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $399
2022 Jun 17 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $539
2022 Jun 18 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $539
2022 Jun 19 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $539
2022 Jun 22 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $559
2022 Jun 23 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $649
2022 Jun 27 9 days, one-way from Genoa to Olbia Genoa $1459
2022 Jun 27 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1959
2022 Jun 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $2119
2022 Jun 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $2059
2022 Jul 02 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1899
2022 Jul 04 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1869
2022 Jul 06 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1789
2022 Jul 07 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1595
2022 Jul 08 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1729
2022 Jul 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1479
2022 Jul 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1340
2022 Jul 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1889
2022 Jul 16 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1779
2022 Jul 17 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1340
2022 Jul 18 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1515
2022 Jul 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1340
2022 Jul 22 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1595
2022 Jul 24 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1649
2022 Jul 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1879
2022 Jul 27 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1540
2022 Jul 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1655
2022 Jul 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1420
2022 Aug 01 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1480
2022 Aug 03 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $2069
2022 Aug 05 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1730
2022 Aug 07 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $2249
2022 Aug 09 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1480
2022 Aug 11 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1570
2022 Aug 13 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1819
2022 Aug 15 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $2339
2022 Aug 16 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $2199
2022 Aug 17 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1625
2022 Aug 19 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1570
2022 Aug 21 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1709
2022 Aug 23 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1709
2022 Aug 25 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1780
2022 Aug 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1540
2022 Aug 27 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1475
2022 Aug 29 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1420
2022 Aug 31 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1290
2022 Sep 02 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1569
2022 Sep 04 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1829
2022 Sep 05 7 days, one-way from Genoa to Alicante Genoa $1039
2022 Sep 05 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1290
2022 Sep 06 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1345
2022 Sep 08 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1290
2022 Sep 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1190
2022 Sep 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1440
2022 Sep 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1569
2022 Sep 15 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1290
2022 Sep 16 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1245
2022 Sep 18 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1290
2022 Sep 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1150
2022 Sep 22 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1479
2022 Sep 24 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1250
2022 Sep 25 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1150
2022 Sep 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1205
2022 Sep 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1369
2022 Sep 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1090
2022 Oct 02 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1485
2022 Oct 04 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1180
2022 Oct 05 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1090
2022 Oct 06 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $1145
2022 Oct 08 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $1090
2022 Oct 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $1040
2022 Oct 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $1425
2022 Oct 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $1439
2022 Oct 15 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $1040
2022 Oct 16 9 days, one-way from Marseille to Genoa Marseille $580
2022 Oct 16 34 days, one-way from Marseille to Durban Marseille $2190
2022 Oct 18 7 days, one-way from Malaga to Genoa Malaga $578
2022 Oct 20 5 days, one-way from Lisbon to Genoa Lisbon $439
2022 Oct 20 30 days, one-way from Lisbon to Durban Lisbon $1990
2022 Oct 25 25 days, one-way from Genoa to Durban Genoa $1609
2022 Oct 26 24 days, one-way from Civitavecchia-Rome to Durban Civitavecchia-Rome $1690
2022 Nov 19 2 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $69
2022 Nov 21 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $169
2022 Nov 28 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $169
2022 Dec 02 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2022 Dec 09 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $159
2022 Dec 12 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2022 Dec 16 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $189
2022 Dec 19 7 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $509
2022 Dec 26 14 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $1069
2023 Jan 09 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $189
2023 Jan 13 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Jan 16 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $189
2023 Jan 20 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $139
2023 Jan 23 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $179
2023 Jan 27 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $129
2023 Jan 30 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Feb 03 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $109
2023 Feb 06 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Feb 10 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $109
2023 Feb 13 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Feb 17 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $109
2023 Feb 20 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Feb 24 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $109
2023 Feb 27 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Mar 03 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $109
2023 Mar 06 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Mar 10 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $109
2023 Mar 13 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Mar 20 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $149
2023 Mar 27 3 days, one-way from Durban to Cape Town Durban $99
2023 Mar 30 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $199
2023 Apr 03 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $199
2023 Apr 07 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $199
2023 Apr 15 2 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $69
2023 Apr 15 5 days, one-way from Cape Town to Durban Cape Town $808
2023 Apr 17 26 days, one-way from Cape Town to Naples Cape Town $1660
2023 Apr 17 27 days, one-way from Cape Town to Civitavecchia-Rome Cape Town $1700
2023 Apr 17 28 days, one-way from Cape Town to Genoa Cape Town $1939
2023 Apr 20 23 days, one-way from Durban to Naples Durban $1530
2023 Apr 20 24 days, one-way from Durban to Civitavecchia-Rome Durban $1690
2023 Apr 20 25 days, one-way from Durban to Genoa Durban $1609
2023 May 15 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $149
2023 May 16 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $149
2023 May 17 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $179
2023 May 19 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $179
2023 May 20 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $179
2023 May 22 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $149
2023 May 24 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $149
2023 May 25 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $149
2023 May 26 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona $149
2023 May 28 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $179
2023 May 29 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $179
2023 Jun 02 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $149
2023 Jun 03 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $149
2023 Jun 06 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $199
2023 Jun 07 5 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $239
2023 Jun 11 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $479
2023 Jun 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $479
2023 Jun 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $479
2023 Jun 18 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $499
2023 Jun 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $499
2023 Jun 21 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $499
2023 Jun 22 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $499
2023 Jun 24 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $499
2023 Jun 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $549
2023 Jun 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $549
2023 Jun 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $549
2023 Jul 01 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $549
2023 Jul 02 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $549
2023 Jul 04 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $549
2023 Jul 06 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $649
2023 Jul 08 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $649
2023 Jul 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $649
2023 Jul 11 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $649
2023 Jul 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $649
2023 Jul 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $649
2023 Jul 16 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $729
2023 Jul 18 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $729
2023 Jul 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $729
2023 Jul 21 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $729
2023 Jul 22 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $729
2023 Jul 24 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $729
2023 Jul 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $799
2023 Jul 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $799
2023 Jul 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $799
2023 Jul 31 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $799
2023 Aug 01 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $799
2023 Aug 03 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $799
2023 Aug 05 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $939
2023 Aug 07 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $939
2023 Aug 09 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $939
2023 Aug 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $939
2023 Aug 11 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $939
2023 Aug 13 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $939
2023 Aug 15 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $799
2023 Aug 17 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $799
2023 Aug 19 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $799
2023 Aug 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $799
2023 Aug 21 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $799
2023 Aug 23 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $799
2023 Aug 25 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $799
2023 Aug 27 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $799
2023 Aug 29 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $799
2023 Aug 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $799
2023 Aug 31 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $799
2023 Sep 02 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $799
2023 Sep 04 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $699
2023 Sep 06 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $699
2023 Sep 08 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $699
2023 Sep 09 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $699
2023 Sep 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $699
2023 Sep 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $699
2023 Sep 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $599
2023 Sep 16 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $599
2023 Sep 18 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $599
2023 Sep 19 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $599
2023 Sep 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $599
2023 Sep 22 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $599
2023 Sep 24 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $549
2023 Sep 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $549
2023 Sep 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $549
2023 Sep 29 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $549
2023 Sep 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $549
2023 Oct 02 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $549
2023 Oct 04 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $499
2023 Oct 06 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $499
2023 Oct 08 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $499
2023 Oct 09 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $499
2023 Oct 10 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $499
2023 Oct 12 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $499
2023 Oct 14 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $469
2023 Oct 16 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $469
2023 Oct 18 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $469
2023 Oct 19 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $469
2023 Oct 20 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $469
2023 Oct 22 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Malaga $469
2023 Oct 24 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Lisbon $449
2023 Oct 26 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Alicante $449
2023 Oct 28 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Olbia $449
2023 Oct 29 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa $449
2023 Oct 30 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $449

MSC Orchestra Review

Review of MSC Orchestra

The 2007-built MSC Orchestra cruise ship is the second of MSC Cruises' Musica-class liners, with sisterships Musica, Poesia, Magnifica.

The vessel (IMO number 9320099) is Panama-flagged (MMSI 372497000) and registered in Colon.

History - construction and ownership

MSC Cruises (MSC Crociere) is a passenger shipping company headquartered in Genoa and Naples. It was established in 1960. Today, MSC Crociere is a subsidiary of MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) - world's 2nd largest containership company. MSC Crociere is the world's largest privately-owned cruise company. By annual passenger shipping volumes, MSC is ranked world's 4th largest cruise company (after Carnival Corporation, RCCL-Royal Caribbean and NCL-Norwegian) with over 5% global market share.

MSC Orchestra cruise ship

The 2500-passenger ship MSC Orchestra was designed by Italians with regard to Europeans. The ship has stylish décor and a variety of public areas. Orchestra’s features, most of which specifically designed for families, include an array of sports, leisure and dinner possibilities. Orchestra guests are usually from any age and nationality.

Decks and Cabins

MSC Orchestra staterooms (1275 total, in 8 grades) include 18x Suites, 809x Balcony, 173x Oceanviews, 275x Inside. Most staterooms are sized 150-190 ft2 / 14-18 m2. Most cabin balconies are sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2. The largest are the Balcony Suites (270 ft2 / 25 m2, with terrace sized 50 ft2 / 5 m2).

The boat has 16 decks, of which 13 are passenger-accessible and 8 with cabins.

MSC Orchestra decks are named after musical instruments.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

MSC Orchestra features an improved range of dining venues in comparison to her older fleet-mates. However, a majority of passengers prefer to dine in the MDR, in which evening meals are set-tablemates, set-seating affairs. All other evening options feature an extra charge. L'Ibiscus and Villa Borghese are nearly identical in size, and both serve as main dining rooms. Breakfast and lunch are open seating.

MSC Orchestra cruise ship

Follows the complete list of MSC Orchestra restaurants and food bars.

  • Villa Borghese Restaurant (720 seats Dining Room, open for Breakfast 7:30-9:30 am, Lunch 12-2 pm and Dinner- with 2 fixed seatings- at 7 or 9:30 pm, size 1120 m2)
  • L’Ibiscus Restaurant (714 seats Dining Room/dinner only, with 2 fixed seatings- at 6:15 and 8:30 pm), left section is American-vegetarian, right section – for Italian-Mediterranean cuisine, size 1120 m2)
  • Shanghai Restaurant (68 seats Asian specialty restaurant/a la carte surcharge, open 12-4 pm and 6 pm - 12 am, size 120 m2)
  • La Piazzetta Restaurant (capacity 349 seats self-service complimentary buffet restaurant and pizzeria, with different food sections; open for breakfast 7-10 am, lunch 12-2:30 pm, afternoon tea 4-5 pm and dinner and late-night snacks 7 pm - 3:30 am)
  • Onboard Pizzeria (within La Piazzetta buffet, open 7-10:30 pm /a la carte charge)
  • 4 Seasons Restaurant (250 seats Mediterranean specialty restaurant/dinner only 6-11 pm, reservations recommended, a la carte charge).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

As on all other MSC vessels, Orchestra has a casino, library, Spa and Fitness centre, three pools and eight jacuzzis, plus sauna and steam room. The entertainment is tailored to multinational guests, so there are fewer acts relying on the spoken word and more emphasizing music. The Covent Garden Theatre is the spot for daily shows, with two sittings, at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The evening shows are varied, featuring from classical concerts to magic shows.

Additional amenities include complimentary 24-Hour Room-Service, Supervised Children Program, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry.

Follows the complete list of MSC Orchestra lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Medical Center (9-seat Infirmary, size 230 m2) is the ship’s hospital operated by resident doctors/physicians and nurses on 24-hour duty. Payments are made by the boarding pass (treatments equivalent to a private doctor’s visit). General health insurance policies do not apply, so buying cruise health insurance is recommended.
  • Orchestra Atrium (3-decks high midship area with a grand piano on water)
  • L’incontro Reception (62-seat guest services, reservations, bookings, size 250 m2)
  • L’incontro Bar (200 seats specialty coffee Atrium Lobby bar/a la carte menu, complimentary cookies and pastries, coffee packages, size 400 m2)
  • Covent Garden Theatre (1240 seats grand productions theater, concerts, acrobatic performances, with 2 shows a night- at 7:30 and 9:30 pm, size 1249 m2, level 1 of 2)
  • The Savannah Bar Lounge (477 seats, 920 m2 show lounge with large dance floor; shows, games, seminars, karaoke, bingo, Sudoku, Italian language classes)
  • Orchestra Sala Riunioni - Meeting Room (capacity 24 seats, 35 m2)
  • The Amber Bar Lounge (160 seats specialty coffee bar/a la carte menu, with complimentary snacks, cookies and pastries; sells coffee packages, size 500 m2)
  • MSC Travel Agency / Shore Excursions Desk (7-seat booking, information, size 73 m2)
  • MSC Logo Shop (clothes, accessories, towels, toys, games, etc; size 60 m2)
  • Accessories Shop (leather goods boutique, jewelry, watches, size 35 m2)
  • Cipria Shop (top brands cosmetics and perfumes, size 70 m2)
  • The Mini Mall (Duty-Free Shop tobaccos, liquors, snacks, electronics; size 60 m2) 
  • L’Angolo Dell’Oggetto (brand sunglasses, watches, jewelry, size 35 m2)
  • Lo Zaffiro Shop (jewelry, accessories, size 60 m2)
  • Madison Avenue Boutique (brand fashion clothing, size 120 m2)
  • Lo Smeraldo Shop (luxury jewelry and accessories by brands such as Chimento and Pandora, watches, accessories, pens)
  • The Purple Bar (44 seats cocktail bar, size 190 m2)
  • Zaffiro Bar (44 seats cocktail bar with live music, size 190 m2)
  • Palm Beach Casino (capacity 190 seats, size 630 m2, smoking allowed, slot machines, gambling tables,  own full bar)
  • Card Room (28 seats Texas Hold’Em poker room next to the Orchestra’s Casino)
  • Library (10 seats, books in different languages, board games, size 40 m2)
  • Art Arcade (26-seat art exhibitions and auctions gallery, size 200 m2)
  • Cyber Cafe (19 Internet computers room, open 24-hour, size 128 m2)
  • La Cantinella Bar (120 seats wine bar, tastings, tapas, live musical performances, size 300 m2)
  • La Cubana Bar (33 seats cigar and premium liquor bar/smoking lounge, size 140 m2)
  • Photo Gallery & Shop (photo services, cameras, accessories, size 224 m2 / gallery, 85 m2 / photographer)
  • The Shaker Lounge & Bar (capacity 330 seats, with dance floor, full bar, karaoke, dance competitions, game shows, live music performances, size 850 m2)
  • MSC Orchestra Aurea Spa & Fitness (12486 ft2 / 1160 m2 spa & gym complex, with Beauty Salon, Solarium, Steam Room, Sauna, Relaxation Room, Thalassotherapy hot tubs, Treatment Rooms, Tanning Showers, 2 Whirlpools; Spa opens 8 am - 8 pm, Gym opens 6 am - 10 pm/complimentary, with Aerobics Room for classes), served by the MSC Aurea Spa Bar (16 seats, hot-cold drinks, juices, cocktails)
  • Cala Blanca Pool Area (outdoor saltwater pool with 2 Whirlpools and a round mini pool; open 7 am - 7 pm), area size 1,600 m2, served by the Barracuda Bar (alfresco outdoor poolside bar)
  • Acapulco Pool (the smaller saltwater outdoor pool, with 2 Whirlpools) area size 1,300 m2, served by the El Sombrero Bar (ice cream and smoothies poolside bar)
  • Outdoor LED Movie Screen (by the Acapulco pool)
  • Power Walking/Jogging Track (10 laps = 1 ml, size 575 m2), Tennis Tables, Shuffleboard (size 354 m2)
  • Children’s Indoor and Outdoor Playrooms (play areas - size 68 m2, TVs, movies, games, crafts-arts, climbing area, outdoor splash pool, mini football, size 130 m2)
  • The Jungle Adventure (15-seat kids area, size 70 m2)
  • Video Games Arcade (20 seats, size 65 m2)
  • R32 Disco & Nightclub (172 seats club with dance floor, own full bar, size 615 m2)
  • Juniors Club & Teens Club (teens 13 – 17  yo lounge, live music, dance classes and parties, sports and video games, trivia)
  • Shuffleboard, Deck Quoits
  • 5-hole Mini-Golf Course (by the Orchestra’s funnel; complimentary equipment from Deck 13’s pool zone)
  • Sundeck / Top 16 Solarium (adults-only relaxation area with 2 Whirlpools)
  • LED Wall (huge outdoor screen for virtual games playing)
  • Combined Sports Court (basketball, volleyball, soccer/complimentary equipment from Deck 13’s pool zone, size 474 m2).

Itineraries

MSC Orchestra itinerary program is based on Eastern Caribbean cruises from Pointe-a-Pitre and Fort-de-France. During summer, Orchestra operates on Western Mediterranean cruises from Genoa, Barcelona and Marseille, as well as on Baltic Sea cruises out of Kiel, including to Norway Fjords. Orchestra also offers Transatlantic repositioning crossings between the Caribbean and Europe.

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Orchestra is MSC's 2nd Musica-class liner (Inaugural cruise May 14, 2007) with sisterships Magnifica, Musica, Poesia.

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