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Built in 2004 and re-furbished in 2019
Total Passengers: 2570
Crew members: 728
Number of cabins: 1071
9 Passenger decks
Gross tonnage: 65,591
Length / Beam / Height : 274,9 m / 32 m / 54 m
Maximum speed: 21.1 knots

Even before MSC Opera sets sail, stepping on board is like embarking on a voyage of discovery. With its impressive array of new features and facilities, the ship is now even better equipped to satisfy every need.
A refined style, precious materials and attention to detail make MSC Opera a cruise ship that really is something to sing about! She is built along more classic lines than her sisters in the Musica and Fantasia classes, making for a special atmosphere on board while enabling you to visit those destinations that are inaccessible to larger vessels.


Bars and Lounges

State of the art Gym
Aurea Spa
Med Pearl Casino
Virtual Arcade

Swimming Pools
Kiddies Spray Park

Theatre Dell’Opera
Duty Free Shopping area
Various clubs for the Kids

On MSC Opera, there’s a bar or lounge to suit every mood and every moment. So when you feel like a mid-morning cappuccino, a refreshing fruit smoothie while you sunbathe,
a pre-dinner glass of wine or a late-night cocktail, you won’t have far to go.
The gourmet dining on board is out of this world, offering an ever-changing array of Mediterranean and international specialties, 
not forgetting authentic Italian pizza, freshly prepared from the finest ingredients to delight your palate.
Choose from a superb selection of leisure and entertainment options throughout each day and night of your cruise. Whatever your preference, from watching spectacular shows or playing video games to shopping or working out, you’ll always be able to find the ideal activity to satisfy your desire.Guests can choose from a wide variety of elegant accommodation, including family options, suites and cabins with a balcony or ocean view.

There are plenty of options for fitness and fun on board, with a double pool complex complete with whirlpool baths, a gym, power walking track, minigolf, shuffleboard, sauna, Turkish bath and the MSC Aurea Spa wellness centre offering superb massages.

Family & Kids

MSC Cruises has teamed up with expert partners like ChiccoLEGO® and Namco® to create a series of superb new play areas for kids of all ages, including an exciting spray park, while teenagers can enjoy virtual reality gaming and their own exclusive clubs.


Whether you are trying your luck in the Med Pearl Casino, relaxing in the La Cabala Piano Bar, dancing in the Byblos Disco, enjoying a show in the Teatro dell’Opera, or browsing in the new walk-through shopping area, there’s never a dull moment on board.


MSC Yacht Club Suites  – NO
Two-Bedroom Grand Suite – NO
Grand Suite – NO
Suite with whirlpool bath – NO
Standard Suite – Balcony, Bath, TV, safe, minibar sofa
Balcony Cabin – Sleeps up to 3 persons.
Super Family Cabins – 2 connecting cabins for up to 4 persons
Ocean View Cabins – Dbl/2-Sgl beds, TV, minibar, shower
Outside – with partial view

Interior – Dbl/2-Sgl beds, TV, minibar, shower, no window



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Cruising SA (Pty) Ltd, Dreamweaver Holidays (Pty) Ltd and Touring SA are divisions of Dreamweaver Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
Dreamweaver Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a registered company in the Republic of South Africa, United Kingdom and the Philippines.

Head Office:  33 The Crescent, Hillary, Durban 4094. The Republic of South Africa.  Tel: +27 31 463 1681  Fax: +27 86 609 3778
Asian Office: Barangay Road, Upper Pasil, Santander, CEBU 6026. The Republic of the Philippine Islands.  Tel & Fax: +63 32 480 9037
Our emergency Cell number for our vehicle controller:  072 874 0859

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