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MS Monarch Queen

The MS Monarch Queen is a first class river cruise vessel chartered exclusively by Gate 1 Travel. Built in 2006, with a maximum capacity of 144 passengers, this intimate ship features 68 spacious outside cabins and 4 suites each fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV.

    • 360

    • Length
    • 2006

    • Built Year
    • 40

    • Crew
    • 146

    • Pax Capacity
    • 4

    • Suites


Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Apr 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenParisAmsterdam14$4,249
Apr 06, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenAmsterdamAmsterdam11$3,499
Apr 06, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenAmsterdamAmsterdam9$2,999
Apr 20, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenAmsterdamBasel9$2,299
Apr 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBaselAmsterdam9$2,299
May 04, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenAmsterdamBudapest18$4,099
May 16, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest11$3,049
May 16, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest13$3,399
May 18, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest9$2,499
May 18, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest11$2,849
May 23, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBucharestBudapest11$2,949
May 25, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBucharestBudapest9$2,599
May 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$4,049
May 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,449
May 30, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,549
May 30, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$2,949
Jun 01, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$3,099
Jun 01, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,499
Jun 05, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$2,949
Jun 05, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest12$2,949
Jun 08, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,299
Jun 10, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$3,849
Jun 10, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,249
Jun 13, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,349
Jun 13, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$2,749
Jun 15, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$2,999
Jun 15, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,299
Jun 16, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest17$4,249
Jun 16, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest15$3,699
Jun 19, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$2,849
Jun 19, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest14$3,399
Jun 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$2,749
Jun 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,199
Jun 24, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$4,449
Jun 24, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,849
Jun 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,949
Jun 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$3,349
Jun 29, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$3,399
Jun 29, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,899
Jul 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest14$3,999
Jul 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$3,349
Jul 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest12$3,449
Jul 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest14$3,899
Jul 06, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$3,349
Jul 06, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,799
Jul 08, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$3,699
Jul 08, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,149
Jul 11, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,199
Jul 11, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$2,649
Jul 13, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$2,649
Jul 13, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,099
Jul 14, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest17$3,749
Jul 14, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest15$3,199
Jul 17, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$2,349
Jul 17, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest14$2,899
Jul 20, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$2,349
Jul 20, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$1,999
Jul 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$3,999
Jul 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,449
Jul 25, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,499
Jul 25, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$2,949
Jul 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$2,949
Jul 27, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,399
Jul 31, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest14$3,499
Jul 31, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$2,949
Jul 31, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest12$2,949
Jul 31, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest14$3,499
Aug 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$2,949
Aug 03, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,399
Aug 05, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$3,999
Aug 05, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,449
Aug 08, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,499
Aug 08, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$2,949
Aug 10, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$3,149
Aug 10, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,499
Aug 11, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest17$4,749
Aug 11, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest15$4,199
Aug 14, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$3,349
Aug 14, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest14$3,899
Aug 17, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$3,349
Aug 17, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,799
Aug 19, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$4,449
Aug 19, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,849
Aug 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague14$3,949
Aug 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich11$3,349
Aug 24, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$3,399
Aug 24, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,799
Aug 28, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$2,649
Aug 28, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest12$2,649
Aug 31, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,099
Sep 02, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawPrague17$4,049
Sep 02, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$3,449
Sep 07, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestPrague12$2,999
Sep 07, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$2,399
Sep 14, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$2,949
Sep 14, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,299
Sep 16, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenWarsawMunich14$4,449
Sep 21, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestMunich9$3,399
Sep 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest17$4,749
Sep 22, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBerlinBudapest15$4,199
Sep 25, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest12$3,349
Sep 25, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenPragueBudapest14$3,899
Sep 28, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest11$3,249
Sep 28, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenMunichBudapest9$2,699
Oct 05, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest9$2,999
Oct 05, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest11$3,349
Oct 10, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBucharestBudapest11$3,149
Oct 10, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestBucharest13$3,699
Oct 12, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBucharestBudapest9$2,799
Oct 12, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBucharestBudapest11$3,349
Oct 17, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestAmsterdam20$4,999
Oct 17, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestAmsterdam18$4,549
Oct 19, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestAmsterdam18$4,449
Oct 19, 2023Gate1MS Monarch QueenBudapestAmsterdam16$3,999

Ship Information

  • Maiden Voyage: 2006
  • Length: 360
  • Passenger Capacity: 146
  • Normal Crew Size: 40
  • Staterooms: 73
  • Suites: 4


As specified in each itinerary. Meals are based on the hotel's or restaurant's buffet or set menu. In general, beverages are not included, unless specifically stated. Although Gate 1 cannot make guarantees, every effort will be made to honor special dietary requests submitted in writing at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Age Restrictions

All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for children on escorted tours is 8. Minimum age on Discovery Tours is 12. Minimum age for European River Cruise programs is 16. Minimum age for game drives in Kruger National Park (South Africa) is 12. Minimum age for Uganda programs is 15. Minimum age for Norwegian Cruise Line® is 6 months old and to sail unaccompanied by an adult is 21 years of age. There is no minimum age on independent packages except for the Beijing & Shanghai special programs which have a minimum age of 5. Discounts for children sharing a room as third may apply to children under 12. Most hotels do not permit children under 18 to occupy a room without an adult. Accompanying adults are responsible for the safety of their children including to provide any necessary safety equipment (such as infant/child seats) where appropriate. Please note that many countries have adopted practices to prevent international abductions of children. If a person under the age of 18 years will be travelling with an adult other than his/her parents, or with only one parent, a notarized letter written by the parents, or non-travelling parent, granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel should be carried.


Complete tipping guidelines are provided with final travel documents and on each program's website presentation, Trip Preparation/At Your Destination section.


Category E
Square Footage: 170

Category E

Outside Cabin with Window, fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV. Located on the Duchess Deck.

Category D
Square Footage: 170

Category D

Outside Cabin with French Balcony, fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV. Located on the Countess Deck.

Category C
Square Footage: 170

Category C

Outside Cabin with French Balcony, fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV. Located on the Countess Deck.

Category B
Square Footage: 170

Category B

Outside Cabin with French Balcony, fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV. Located on the Empress Deck.

Category A
Square Footage: 170

Category A

Outside Cabin with French Balcony, fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV. Located on the Empress Deck.

Category Suite
Square Footage: 255

Category Suite

Suite with French Balcony, fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and flat screen satellite TV. Located on the Empress Deck.

Life on Board



Located on the Countess Deck.





Located on the Empress Deck.


Sun Deck

Located on the Sun Deck.

Hygiene and Safety Protocols

At Gate 1 we take your safety and security very seriously. We have a strong network of tour managers, local offices, ground operators and colleagues which help us stay informed in all the destinations that we operate. We closely monitor local situations which enable us to make the operational decisions necessary to keep our tours running safely. Millions of people travel the world each year and experience enjoyable and safe trips but crimes against people and property are sadly a fact of life. It is very important to be aware of your surroundings and avoid drawing attention to yourself. Please remember that you have the same responsibility for your personal safety and possessions as you do at home. It is essential to prepare for a safe and healthy travel abroad. Therefore before you travel, we strongly recommend that you visit the website of the US Department of State at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html for up-to-date travel advice on the countries that you are visiting. The website provides useful information on subjects such as safety and security information, health precautions and medications, health insurance and additional tips for traveling abroad. If you do not reside in the United States, we recommend you check your government's travel advisory website for any country you will be visiting. We recommend that you review the safety guidance that may be provided by us, our agents or suppliers, either before you go or when you arrive in your destination. You can also find helpful tips on our website in the "Trip Preparation" tab of each of our tour packages. We do know that in-spite of careful planning, things can sometimes still go wrong, so rest assured, we will be there to help and support you.

MS Monarch Queen Customer Reviews

Ratings based off 10 reviews about MS Monarch Queen - currently showing 5 reviews with comments only

I don't remember seeing the room options and would have considered a cabin on a higher floor for more of a view. There is a lot of details and for an inexperienced traveler it can be overwhelming. Perhaps a mention of how the rooms work on a cruise would have been helpful.


This River Cruise was wonderful we will book one again.


Second experience with Gate1 and on both occasions we had very knowledgeable guides and effective tour managers. The tour stops were well timed so we did not spend a lot of time in line anywhere. The service on the river ship was excellent, the food very good and we really enjoyed the somewhat casual dinner dress code and atmosphere.


am a long-term traveler with gate 1 so i obviously consider they provide a good program; amsterdam tour pretrip couldn't have been better, river ship staff & services great; however, the 2 gate 1 tour directors on board the river ship could have provided better service--local guides did most of the am local tours, afternoons were largely free, only extra activities provided was an hour game program in the afternoon & a morning exercise program along with early bird breakfast--both provided by the male tour director; the ship's pianist only played briefly; several travelers who were new to gate 1 were complaining about too much free time & i went out of my way to explain that this was unusual; i need to mention that, along with being a gate 1 traveler, we have also taken 5 other river boat cruises;


We were delighted with the Gate1 River cruise. staff was professional, competent, courteous and friendly. food and service excellent. cabin efficient and clean. Itinerary was the right balance between guided tours and free time. we loved the small towns more than the large cities. many people on board were sick and the crew handled this expertly. space on board the ship is limited since the upper deck was off limits for much of the time but we were sailing mostly in the evenings after a full day's activities so it did not feel restrictive. we would definitely consider another river cruise and will definitely go on other tours with Gate1.

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