Behind the Scenes Cruise Ship Tour (2024)

Come and see how we do it! Go “Behind-the-Scenes” and experience what goes into delivering a perfect cruise vacation.

Explore several “off-limit” areas of the ship

Are you ready for the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience on our magnificent cruise ship? This exclusive excursion is limited to small groups of 20 people, so you'll have a truly intimate and immersive experience.

Join us as we take you on a journey through the hidden corners of our ship, where only a select few have gone before. You'll have the chance to see the inner workings of the ship, from the bridge of command, engine control room to the gallery and beyond.

A one-of-a-kind discovery tour

Our knowledgeable tour guides and shipboard staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and give an overview of the internal operation of the ship.

But that's not all – you'll also have the opportunity to meet the ship's officers and learn about their experiences at sea. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get an inside look at the operations of a cruise ship and to see what goes on behind the scenes. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity – book your spot now to ensure one of the very few seats available!

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Three Behind the Scenes tours available

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Behind the scenes: Backstage areas

Behind the scenes: Backstage areas

This excursion offers an exclusive glimpse into the heart of the ship.

You will get the chance to discover the galley, where our talented chefs prepare delicious meals for our guests. See the hustle and bustle of the kitchen and learn about the challenging logistics of feeding thousands of people at sea.

Next, we'll take you to the backstage of the ship's theater, where you'll see how the magic happens. Learn about the intricate lighting and sound systems, and see the costumes and props up close.

We'll also visit the storage room, where all the supplies for the ship are kept, and the laundry room, where the linens, towels and guests clothes are washed and pressed.

This tour takes place during navigation at sea.

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Behind the scenes: Command and control areas

Behind the scenes: Command and control areas

This excursion offers an exclusive glimpse into the brain of the ship. You will first get the chance to discover the engine control room. See the complex machinery up close and learn about the engineering feats that keep the ship moving.

Next, we'll take you to the bridge of command, where the captain and crew direct the ship's movements. See the latest technology in action and learn about the vital role of the bridge in navigating the ship.

This excursion is a unique opportunity to learn about the inner workings of the ship and see the impressive technology and skills that makes it all possible.

This tour takes place while the ship is docked at the port.

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Ultimate Behind the scenes: All areas

Ultimate Behind the scenes: All areas

A complete and in-depth tour to get to know all the areas of MSC Cruises Ships, where the Behind the scenes: backstage areas is combined with the Behind the scenes: Control & command.

With this Ultimate Behind the scenes, you'll have the chance to discover the entirety of the off-limits areas.

The Ultimate tour takes place in two separate days, during a day at port and another day at sea.

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More information about the tour

The tour availability is limited, so don’t miss out and reserve your spot!

- The tour takes place during various moments of the cruise to guarantee the safest and most suitable conditions to the participants.

- The tour lasts approximately 2 hours to 3 hours and a half.

- To participate guests must be at least 6 years old and must be accompanied by a paying adult.

- Guests participating must be physically fit as the tour involves multiple flights of stairs as well as extended periods of walking and standing.

- The meeting point and time will be confirmed on the Ship.

Important Note: it is strictly forbidden to take along mobile phones and cameras and participants must wear only closed shoes.


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