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The 2,142-passenger MSC Opera is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 2004 (the others are Armonia, Lirica and Sinfonia). MSC Cruises spent more than $200 million on Opera and the ...
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242 MSC Opera Cruise Reviews

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Odendaal
1 Review
Member Since 2015
It was both my friend and i wedding DATE 10 APRIL. I paid for the hole trip for both familys five people. No ... Read more
Malc and Eileen
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Having cruised on MSC OPERA in August last year and heard the refurbishment included a splash park we were very excited ... Read more
Jan Hunter
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was the first cruise we had ever been on. Was very wary but was absolutely thrilled with every aspect of the ... Read more
T.P.H.
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Embarkation at Cape Town terminal took a long time. Had to stand in long queues on a hot day, it took nearly three ... Read more
EMYBgd
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Before MSC Opera I was on MSC Fantasia which is a bigger (and better) ship. Overall impresion is great! Itineraries are ... Read more

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Gordonius
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have undertaken 3 cruises with 3 different Providers over the years and this outfit were appalling in comparison to ... Read more
Mister Grish
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Well...the problems started when we tried to embark in Istanbul and were not on the passenger list, despite the fact ... Read more
Kimgh21
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We recently completed a 14 day cruise on MSC Opera from Venice to Istanbul, Channakale, Istanbul and back to Venice. ... Read more
denisevanwyk
1 Review
Member Since 2015
It was our first experience of cruising and my husband and I, together with another couple, boarded the MSC Opera on ... Read more
Fanie
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The ship was ready for its passengers. It was clean and tidy. The embarking procedure was understandably slow, but ... Read more

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lisarich007
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We travelled by Taxi to the Port of Durban, and got there early.... 2 hours prior to the stated embarkation time... ... Read more
MartinaV
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I booked my first cruise to Portuguese islands for 4 nights on 10th Nov from Durban. The embarkation and disembarkation ... Read more
Showboy
5 Reviews
Member Since 2013
24 Forum Posts
I was on the MSC Opera for 3 short back-to-back cruises, 10 days in total. This cruise started in Cape Town, South ... Read more
carolcasey
1 Review
Member Since 2014
MSC Opera - Captain,ship and staff - take a bow! Wow, I have just disembarked from the Opera in Durban (trip from Cape ... Read more
tursiops
1 Review
Member Since 2012
16 Forum Posts
We boarded in Southampton without any problem,enroute to Amsterdam.The ship docked at Ijmuiden and we took the MSC ... Read more

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Foxy495
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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Had a lovely time onboard MSC Opera. The 21 days were very enjoyable. We had an inside cabin that was clean, quiet and ... Read more
alexturf
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We took an 11 day cruise out of Southampton to Northern Europe on the Opera ship. We booked a suite and it was roomy, ... Read more
mark*shark
1 Review
Member Since 2010
5 Forum Posts
We had a fabulous time on this smaller ship where it was easier to get to know people. Easy embarkation/disembarkation ... Read more
susancuddeback
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I just spent 10 horrific days on the oldest boat in the fleet - had I known this I would have never booked this trip. ... Read more
roberthj
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This was a 'Farewell Opera' cruise as it's in it's final season from Southampton before being enlarged. It was amazing ... Read more

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Roarke
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
Sailed for 10 nights on MSC Opera, had an inside cabin, which was large and well kept. Not kept as clean as some MSC ... Read more
Geekiegal
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
One of the reviewers correctly called this the marmite of the cruise world, you love it or hate it. We are in the love ... Read more
Southoztraveller
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This MSC cruise was the 4th of 4 cruises during 10 weeks in Europe. I have left writing this review from our arrival ... Read more
karen mc
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was the first time we had cruised with MSC, previously having sailed with Princess and Royal Caribbean. We were ... Read more
cruising babe
5 Reviews
Member Since 2004
147 Forum Posts
On reading previous reviews I have come to the conclusion that this ship can be classed as the Marmite of the Cruising ... Read more

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