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MS Antares

The Viking-operated MS Antares is a classic ship, your floating oasis as you immerse yourself in ancient Egypt. Specifically built to navigate the Nile, she is a spacious, state-of-the-art vessel with a refined, understated ambiance. Her spa facilities, Sun Deck, pool and revitalizing amenities provide a serene haven from which to explore this culturally rich destination offering the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.

    • 413

    • Length
    • 2019

    • Built Year
    • 62

    • Pax Capacity
    • 3

    • Suites

Sailings

Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Aug 30, 2021VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,899
Sep 13, 2021VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Sep 20, 2021VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Oct 04, 2021VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,499
Dec 13, 2021VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Feb 07, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,899
May 16, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,099
Aug 22, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,899
Aug 29, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Oct 10, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,499
Dec 12, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Dec 19, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Dec 26, 2022VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Jan 02, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,699
Jan 09, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Jan 16, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Jan 23, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Jan 30, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,599
Feb 06, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,599
Feb 13, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,599
Feb 20, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,599
Feb 27, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,599
Mar 06, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Mar 13, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Mar 20, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Mar 27, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,399
Apr 03, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,999
Apr 10, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,999
Apr 17, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,999
Apr 24, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,799
May 01, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
May 08, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
May 15, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
May 22, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Aug 21, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Aug 28, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Sep 04, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Sep 11, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Sep 18, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,599
Sep 25, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,799
Oct 02, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,999
Oct 09, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,999
Oct 16, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$5,999
Oct 23, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,199
Oct 30, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,199
Nov 06, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,199
Nov 13, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,199
Nov 20, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,199
Nov 27, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,199
Dec 04, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Dec 11, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Dec 18, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299
Dec 25, 2023VikingMS AntaresCairoCairo12$6,299

Ship Information


  • Maiden Voyage: 2019
  • Length: 413
  • Passenger Capacity: 62
  • Staterooms: 31
  • Suites: 3

Dining

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in your ship’s restaurant; you may opt for breakfast or lunch in the Lounge, or take a plate to the Sun Deck. Room service is not available. While serving times can vary depending upon excursions and cruise schedules, they are generally:

  • Breakfast: 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Lunch: 12:00 PM–2:00 PM
  • Dinner: 7:00 PM

Hot coffee and tea from the coffee station, as well as bottled water in your stateroom, are complimentary throughout your voyage. Soft drinks, wine and beer are complimentary during lunch and dinner service; a charge applies outside these hours. Should you require a special diet such as vegetarian, low-salt or similar and have not already notified us, please contact us immediately. Once aboard the ship please inform your Maître d' of any dietary requirements and our chefs will make every effort to accommodate you.

Age Restrictions

Due to the nature of the cruise itineraries, Viking River Cruises does not maintain facilities or services for children aboard river cruise vessels. On all cruises and cruise journeys, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied and share a cabin with a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult over the age of 21. Viking river cruises reserves the right to limit the number of minors under the age of 18 years on board.

Tipping

It is customary to give cruise gratuities, subject to your satisfaction of services rendered. Gratuities on board and on land are not included in your full fare.

Cabins

Category French Balcony (D)
Square Footage: 290

Category French Balcony (D)

A river-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony. Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Free Wi-Fi with 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player. 220 volt outlets, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control. Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub. Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request. Bottled water replenished daily. Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Located on the Main, Middle and Upper Deck.




Category Deluxe French Balcony (C)
Square Footage: 430

Category Deluxe French Balcony (C)

A river-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony. Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Free Wi-Fi with 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player. 220 volt outlets, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control. Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub. Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request. Bottled water replenished daily. Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Located on the Main Deck.




Category Deluxe French Balcony (B)
Square Footage: 430

Category Deluxe French Balcony (B)

A river-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony. Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Free Wi-Fi with 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player. 220 volt outlets, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control. Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub. Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request. Bottled water replenished daily. Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Located on the Middle Deck.




Category Deluxe French Balcony (A)
Square Footage: 430

Category Deluxe French Balcony (A)

A river-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony. Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Free Wi-Fi with 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player. 220 volt outlets, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control. Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub. Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request. Bottled water replenished daily. Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Located on the Upper Deck.




Category Veranda Suite (AA)
Square Footage: 592

Category Veranda Suite (AA)

A river-view suite with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balconyoff the spacious, separate sitting room & full-size veranda in the sleeping quarters. Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Free Wi-Fi with 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player. 220 volt outlets, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control. Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub. Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request. Bottled water replenished daily. Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Located on the Middle Deck.




Category Explorer Suite (ES)
Square Footage: 829

Category Explorer Suite (ES)

A river-view suite with spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony offering views from both, port and starboard sides. Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Free Wi-Fi with 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player. 220 volt outlets, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control. Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub. Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request. Bottled water replenished daily. Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Located on the Upper Deck.




Life on Board

Recreation

Restaurant

Continue your exploration of Egypt through regional cuisine prepared by your Viking Chef. The restaurant atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal. Located on the Lower Deck.

Recreation

Library

Enjoy some quiet time with a large selection of books and magazines. Located on the Middle Deck.

Recreation

Lounge & Bar

The lounge and bar area is a great place to relax with friends and enjoy watching the passing scenery. Located on the Main Deck.

Recreation

Gym

The gym features a wide selection of exercise equipment. Located on the Upper Deck.

Recreation

Pool

Swimming pool with a shaded sitting areas. Located on the Sun Deck.

MS Antares Customer Reviews

Ratings based off 6 reviews about MS Antares - currently showing 2 reviews with comments only
RK
Robert
Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Very fun. Learned a lot. Met good people. Had wonderful local guides. Excellent safety.

JW
Judith
Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

We had a wonderful time. A couple of the tours were a little more strenuous than we expected, but the heat had a lot to do with it. It was 110-114 degrees.



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