MSC Orchestra

MSC Orchestra

All the elements onboard the MSC Orchestra work in harmony to create an outstanding performance. Attention to details, Mediterranean hospitality, delicious Italian cuisine; a perfect destination for a carefree holiday at sea. Launched on 14 May 2007, the second of the “Musica-class" line of cruise ships, MSC Orchestra offers the perfect blend of design, comfort and safety. Airy open spaces and MSC Cruises’ signature Italian style make MSC Orchestra a stylish pioneer for future cruise ship projects and designs. Onboard the luxurious MSC Orchestra cruise ship you will be enthralled by the wide spectrum of entertainment facilities – jog on a dedicated track, indulge in a rejuvenating Turkish bath, dine at the Shanghai Chinese restaurant, relax in the exotic animal print Savannah Bar, sumptuous Purple Bar or enjoy Hollywood style glamour in the chic Zaffiro Bar. Try your luck at the Palm Beach Casino, dance the night away in the disco or take in a show at the Covent Garden Theatre, with a programme packed with entertaining shows with music. MSC Orchestra boasts a total of 16 decks, with sauna and whirlpool facilities, a wide choice of restaurants and cosy family pizzerias. Kids can go wild in the Jungle Adventure playroom whilst teens will quickly feel at home in the Teen’s Club. 


  • L’Ibiscus Restarant 
  • Villa Borghese Restaurant 
  • La Piazzetta Buffet Restaurant 
  • Shanghai Chinese Restaurant 


  • Card Room
  • Art Gallery
  • Theatre
  • Cinema
  • Palm Beach Casino 

Onboard Activities

  • Mini-Golf
  • Golf Simulator 
  • Tennis court
  • Teen’s Club
  • R32 Discotheque
  • Video Games
  • Libary
  • Art Gallery 
  • Internet Cafe
  • Shopping area
  • Photo Gallery
  • Swimming pools
  • 4 Jacuzzis
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Aerobics
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Gymnasium, Yoga
  • Beauty Salon
  • Solarium
  • Children’s Playroom
  • Jogging Track 

Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage   89,600 Tonnes
Star Rating   Unrated 
Size/Style of Ship   Large/Resort
Entered Service    
Former Name   N/A
Length   294 metres
Beam   32 metres
Draft   x Metres
Propulsion/Propellers   diesel (xx,000kW)/2 Pods
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots)   23
Passenger Capacity (twin)   3,013
Crew   987
Nationality of Officers   Italian
Nationality of Crew   International
Total Cabins   1,275
Total Inside cabins   275
Total Outside cabins   1000
Cabin/Suites with Balcony   827
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins   25
Passenger Decks   13
Cabin Electricity   110/220v
Elevators   13
Self-Service Laundry   No
Onboard Currency (subject to change)   Euro