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ms River Explorer

Ship Statistics:

  • Registry: Malta
  • Passenger Capacity: 170
  • Entered service: 2002
  • Refurbished for the 2010 season
  • Crew: 40
The ms River Odyssey, ms River Navigator & ms River Explorer:  Ships Catered Exclusively to Vantage Travelers
  • Ships designed with the American traveler in mind
  • Intimate cruising with no more than 170 passengers on board
  • Single seating dining with a tempting menu of American and European favorites, plus wine with dinner at Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Elevator between Explorer and Navigator decks, with a hydraulic chair lift to open-air Solaris Deck
  • Non-smoking throughout interior (designated smoking area on open-air Solaris Deck)
  • Best passenger-to-staff ratio you’ll find anywhere! Better than 4-to-1!
Services & Amenities
  • Wi-fi Internet access
  • Early riser breakfast available daily
  • Free coffee, tea & hot chocolate available 24 hours a day
  • Fitness room with treadmill, stationary bicycle, free weights and step machine plus walking/jogging track
  • Souvenirs and sundries available
  • Reading room offering a selection of books and magazines
  • Selection of DVDs available and portable DVD players
  • Playing cards and selection of games available
  • Cocktail lounge serving from noon until last guest retires
  • Nightly entertainment featuring onboard keyboardist, with local performers coming aboard in select ports
Deluxe Suites
225 square feet with all features of standard staterooms plus:
  • French balconies
  • Twin beds that can be converted to a double
  • Sitting area with table
  • Connecting suites available (only on ms River Odyssey)
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Suites on the Odyssey have bathtubs  
  • Mini-bar, DVD/CD player, upgraded amenities
150 square feet
  • Comfortable, spacious staterooms, every one with a river view
  • Suites & A cabins have French balconies
  • Staterooms in Category B, C, & E have either an oversized picture window or large double windows; Category D staterooms have standard windows.
  • Fold-down beds in B, C, D & E Categories with European duvets that convert to comfortable seating during the day; Category A & Suites feature twin beds that convert to a double
  • All staterooms have private bathrooms with showers and plugs for men’s razors
  • Desk/vanity and chair with hairdryer
  • US plug in every stateroom
  • Excellent storage, including dresser and closets with wooden hangers
  • Flat-screen TVs in every room
  • Satellite service offering more European channels, international news channels, and movies
  • All staterooms have individual climate control
  • In-room combination safety deposit box  
  • Bottled water in your stateroom
Please note, smoking is not permitted indoors; there is a designated smoking area outside.