Congress 2013


MSC SinfoniaA warm welcome awaits you on board the MSC Sinfonia, the largest and most modern liner to operate out of a South African port.

Top quality cabins, entertainment and facilities will make life on board a cruising pleasure.

Ship Facts

Technical Specifications

  • Gross tonnage : 58.625 tons
  • Length: 251.25 m
  • Beam : 28.8 m
  • Total Cabins : 777
  • Crew : Approx 700 people
  • Maximum Speed : 21 knots
  • Voltage : 110/220 Volts
  • Stabilizers : Yes
  • Passenger Decks : 9
  • Lifts : 9
  • Swimming Pools : 2 for adults and children / 2 SPA baths
  • Ship's Registry: Panama


  • 132 Suites with private balcony
  • 371 Outside Cabins
  • 2 Family Suites without Balcony
  • 272 Inside Cabins

Life on Board


The MSC Sinfonia offers a perfect family holiday.

The ship has a daily schedule of activities to keep children ages 4 - 12 occupied. Highly trained hostesses are on hand to make sure that your children are in good hands and well entertained.

Facilities include 2 Swimming pools; 2 Jacuzzis; the sports centre, jogging track, shuffleboard, mini golf, video games room, Pinocchio Mini Club with a children's playroom, teenagers club, teens disco.


All meals are included on board the MSC Sinfonia!

Restaurants include the Il Galeone which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as a sit down and served option.  The Il Covo is open for dinner only.

If you would prefer to be on deck an outside breakfast and lunch can be enjoyed on deck at the Cafe Del Mare . Outside bars include the Capri Bar and the Beer Bar.

The Sinfonia also has a Gelateria bar for ice-cream.

The food is a great selection of international and Italian dishes. Remember the Midnight snacks after a nights entertainment!


There are numerous bars on board the Sinfonia with all tastes being catered for.

Enjoy a traditional Irish feeling at Shelagh's House Irish Pub - which converts into a sports bar during major sporting events! Relax at the Cafe Le Baroque for drinks and coffee. Smokers can head to the Ambassador Lounge and enjoy cigars and brandies in the quiet comfort of the cigar lounge.

Enjoy the entertainment in the Buddha Piano bar open till late. The Sinfonia Lounge hosts a dance floor and is often used for weddings or private functions on board; while the Manhattan bar is open for that perfect cocktail, dancing and bands.


Entertainment packed! The MSC Sinfonia offers entertainment to suit any mood, age and want!

Video games, children's playroom, teenagers club are great children's options for day time activities.

Time can also be well spent in the Galleria browsing the many shops and boutiques, or perhaps take a more relaxing time out in the card room and library.

Nights can be spent in the Pasha Club Disco, or trying your luck in the San Remo Casino. For those who want quality entertainment perhaps take in a show at the magnificent Teatro San Carlo.

SPA and Relax!

Saunas, steam rooms, post treatment heated chairs, beauty salon, massages - the MSC Sinfonia has the perfect environment for total relaxation! Enjoy the cruise experience even further by taking advantage of the Le Terme Spa and the Solarium.

Sport Activities

Whatever your taste in sport, the MSC Sinfonia caters for you.. Enjoy the Sport Centre for basket ball, volleyball and tennis or take an early morning jog on the jogging track. Shuffleboard, mini golf and the golf simulator give great entertainment for young or old!

For those just wanting to soak up some sun, enjoy the pool and its facilities!

Golf Simulator : Passengers must book the day before, and it's only open on AT SEA days. They can only book for an hour at a time.

Business on Board

The MSC Sinfonia is the ideal venue for conferences, product launches or company incentives.

The Business centre caters for every business need with a fully equipped business centre, cinema and breakaway room facilities.

The Sinfonia @cafe allows internet access to 6 workstations for those needing to touch base with land while on board.