A cruise on board the COLUMBUS is primarily a journey for your senses. Colorful and diverse is every new site that you visit and every new culture you get to know. The life aboard the ship is filled with variety: Whether you are searching for some rest by the pool, looking forward to our show-cooking or are an active user of our personal fitness program – on board the COLUMBUS boredom is a foreign word. At night you can end the exciting day by chilling out with music and good entertainment.

Our qualified experts get you ready for all the sightings. Well-prepared, every harbour becomes a new adventure. Naturally our onboard tour guide team comes along on all the perfectly organized tours. If you are visiting far destinations on our journey around the world, if you are cruising the Great Lakes of North America or if you are targeting for the coasts of Europe – onboard the COLUMBUS you always have the choice between unforgettable experiences, every day.

Welcome to the World of the COLUMBUS.


  • Dining Room


  • Columbus Lounge
  • Caberet Acts
  • Live Music

Onboard Activities

  • Fitness Room
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beauty Salon
  • Massage Treatments



Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage   14,903 Tonnes
Star Rating   3 Star
Size/Style of Ship   Small/Expedition
Entered Service   July 1997
Registry   The Bahamas
Former Name   N/A
Length   144.13 metres
Beam   21.50 metres
Draft   5.15 Metres
Propulsion/Propellers   diesel (10,560kW)/2
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   18.5
Passenger Capacity (twin)   420
Crew   170
Nationality of Officers   German
Nationality of Crew   German
Total Cabins   205
Total Inside cabins   47
Total Outside cabins   158
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   2
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   0
Passenger Decks   6
Cabin Electricity   110v
Elevators   3
Self-Service Laundry   No 
Onboard Currency (subject to change)   Euro