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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.

About 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. Accommodating just 62 guests, MS Antares offers the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.

Ship Facts

Launch yearLanguageLengthCurrencyCapacityDeck countCabin countElectrical plugs
2019en125 metersEUR62531 types:
EU 2 Pin 220v
adapters provided:
1

Accommodation

Classic ship with elegant decor for just 62 guests
Extensive stateroom choices varying from 290 to 829 sq ft
All staterooms feature a French balcony, flat-panel TV and private bathrooms with bathtub and jet shower
All staterooms have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration
Select staterooms are able to be connected to each other

Explorer Suite

  • Stateroom size: 829 sq ft

  • River-view suite with spacious, separate sitting room & French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door) with views from port and starboard sides
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, beIN Sports
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with jet shower, jetted bathtub & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Welcome bottle of sparkling wine; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Luxury wool blanket
  • Personal coffee machine with premium coffee & tea selections
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary laundry & shoe shine services
  • Silver Spirits beverage package included
  • Private arrival/departure transfer in destination
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Complimentary Viking Air Plus

Veranda Suite

  • Stateroom size: 592 sq ft (includes private veranda)

  • River-view suite with French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door) off spacious, separate sitting room & full-size veranda in sleeping quarters
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, beIN Sports
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with jet shower, jetted bathtub & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Deluxe French Balcony

  • Stateroom size: 430 sq ft

  • River-view stateroom with French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, beIN Sports
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with jet shower, jetted bathtub & hair dryer
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

French Balcony

  • Stateroom size: 290 sq ft

  • River-view stateroom with French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, beIN Sports
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with jet shower, jetted bathtub & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Entertainment

There is a Lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows, library and a bar

Lounge

The lounge and bar is lively and inviting - a gathering place for guests to view the scenery, have a drink and catch up on the day with friends.

Library

There is a library on board.

Shop

There is a small shop on board, for all your essentials and Viking products.

Dining

The 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.

Enrichment

Viking know that you travel to explore, to learn, to understand—to gain more insight and appreciation than can be obtained from simply passing through. Every aspect of your time with Viking, from local cuisine offerings to carefully created enrichment programs, is planned to bring you closer to your destination..

Local Experiences

Onboard, observe or take part in hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Health & Fitness

Pool

On the top deck there is a pool.

Spa & Gym

Fully staffed luxurious Spa with massage services, steam & sauna.
Health club with exercise equipment.

Deckplans

Sun Deck

  • Sun Deck
  • Pool
  • Sun Loungers

Upper Deck

  • Fitness Center & Spa
  • Explorer Suite
  • Deluxe French Balcony Staterooms
  • French Balcony Staterooms
  • Elevator

Middle Deck

  • Library
  • Shop
  • Elevator
  • Veranda Suites
  • Deluxe French Balcony Staterooms
  • French Balcony Staterooms

Main Deck

  • Lounge
  • Bar
  • Guest Services
  • Elevator
  • French Balcony Staterooms
  • Deluxe French Balcony Staterooms

Lower Deck

  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

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