Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

MSC Opera Cruises

Home > Cruise Reviews > MSC Opera Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
"And now for something completely different..."

The lead-in from the old "Monty Python's Flying Circus" television show kept repeating itself in my head as the shuttle made its way from ... read more
Overview | Cabins | Dining | Activities | Family | Itineraries | Deck Plans | More Reviews

MSC Opera Cruise Reviews: 194

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Absolute Rip Off and Totally Disappointed by brandansearle

My Wife and I have just returned from a supposedly 4 day, 3 night cruise on MSC Opera, in which ... continue

Africa 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Bad Food , Worse service by shanita

My husband and i booked our first cruise to portugese islands for 3 nights on 28th Feb from ... continue

Africa 03/14 Not Rated
Great experience by phindile

We recently sailed on the MSC Opera from Durban, South Africa to The Portuguese Islands off the ... continue

Africa 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
MSC Opera - Mozambique / Madagascar by maria.rich78

Well embarkation was not too bad, luckily the lady in fast track allowed us to come through ... continue

Africa 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
A Family Fun Feeding Frenzy by Fagan4 of SA

The Fagan 4 of South Africa had a blast on board the MSC Opera from 29 November to 2 December ... continue

Africa 01/14 5+ out of 5+
MAGIC SHIP BUT! by Berrybrookmeadow

We sailed from genoa on the 24 October to Cape Town on the MSC Opera. It is an amzing ship and ... continue

Africa 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
From Genoa to Cape Town by Ann Leeds

We booked this trip because of its interesting itinerary, 3 nights in Genoa, followed by the ... continue

Africa 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN by rooibok8

We sailed from Genoa to Cape Town departing 25 October. Embarkation was chaotic and despite ... continue

Africa 11/13 2.0 out of 5+
Iberian Peninsula cruise by seamaiden23

We booked this cruise having so far only travelled with British or American ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Better Than Expected by weatherman46

Our first time on MSC, mainly booked due to the Ceroc dancing group.

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 4.0 out of 5+
Phew! by Lily dumpling

After booking nearly a year in advance we have spent nearly as long reading reviews & ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
First Time Cruise for a family of 4 by addis2912

I read reviews prior to us taking this holiday. I was worried however the reviews did not ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5+ out of 5+
MSC Opera - Northern & Western Europe by 15jules

Great family cruise - had a great time

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 Not Rated
First Time on MSC - experienced cruiser with children by Olliebear

Want to comapre to P&O/Princess etc?

... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
Successful First Time Cruise - would recommend for all ages ! by spudspuddy

First Time Cruise, booked 9 months beforehand

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Great cruise good value for money by nurse1967

Reading the negative reviews before we left wondered if i booked the right cruise

... continue
Western Mediterranean 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
Great Family Holiday....Great Value.....but could be better by Pete2906

Family Summer Holiday with a difference...good value... but MSC could do better.

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
Nice Cruise!!! by tammez

This was our 5th cruise but the first from Southampton. Follow sign to dock, the gate 10. On ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
MSC disorganized but cruise was great anyway by DougO&Bunny

We did Amsterdam down to Lisbon and back, with stops at Vigo, Spain, Bilbao, Spain, Le Havre, ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
Disappointing cruise by paddybash

Travel to and from and cruise experience

... continue
Western Mediterranean 08/13 3.0 out of 5+
First time cruiser review. by Scotsguy39

MSC opera-First time cruiser thoughts and views.

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 07/13 4.0 out of 5+
Why all the negative reviews! by itsdave

A beautiful and incredible experience, MSC surpassed all of our expectations.

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 07/13 5+ out of 5+

This was our first experience of cruising having already booked last year to go on the same ship ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
msc opera hits top note by Fitoldies

Wonderful cruise but too short

... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 06/13 5+ out of 5+
Superb value for money from seasoned cruisers! by Wilsonthehamster

Our 2nd cruise with MSC and we deliberated having been disappointed with Poesia's evening ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 06/13 5.0 out of 5+
See reviews 26 - 50 See reviews 76 - 100

Find the Lowest Prices on MSC Opera
Departure Month
Compare deals from top travel sites:
Please select at least one vendor.
American Discount Cruises
Direct Line Cruises
Each selected website will open a new window.
Read Cruise Critic's MSC Opera review
Read more about MSC Cruises
Write a cruise review!

About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.