MSC Confirms Orchestra Grand Voyage to Asia and Australia

MSC Cruises has confirmed a new Grand Voyage for MSC Orchestra in 2015, an adventure that will set out from the United Arab Emirates and then visit the iconic sites of Asia before reaching and exploring the enchanting coastlines of Australia.

On Feb. 21 2015, MSC Orchestra’s guests will embark on a  33-night Grand Voyage that will take them from Dubai, in the Emirates, to Perth in Australia, where the elegant ship will arrive on March 26.

During the first part of her journey, MSC Orchestra will call at Mumbai and Cochin, India, before arriving in Colombo, the gateway Sri Lanka. She will then visit Phuket, followed by a stop in Langkawi.

Singapore’s skyline will be the ship’s next destination, where she will stay overnight

Lush Benoa, in Bali, will be the ship’s last stop in Asia, offering travellers the chance to enjoy breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, enchanting temples, and shimmering sandy beaches. 

After setting sail from Bali, MSC Orchestra will continue her journey stopping in Cairns, in Australia’s tropical north, a city renowned for its easy access to the wilderness, romantic Port Douglas and laid back ambience.

The second port of call Down Under will be Brisbane, with its vibrant atmosphere, excellent shopping scene and gorgeous surroundings. An overnight stay in Sydney will enchant travellers with stunning views of the world-renowned Opera House and the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains in addition to the overall the scenic beauty of the area.

MSC Orchestra will then leave the shores of New South Wales en route to Melbourne, the State capital of Victoria, and a lively hub of style, sport, culture and history.

The ship will then head towards Adelaide, recently named one of the world’s top 10 cities to visit, an elegant town known for its colonial stone architecture and art de vivre, where travellers can indulge in a wine tasting tour in the famous Barossa valley and sample some of the world’s finest wines.

MSC Orchestra will then set sail for its port of arrival, Freemantle (Perth), known as the City of Light for its excellent weather and clean, wholesome environment.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts



Get the latest breaking cruise newsSign up.


54 Ships | 122,002 Berths | $36 Billion | View

New 2024 Drydock REPORT


  • Mkt. Overview
  • Record Year
  • Refit Schedule
  • 120 Pages
  • PDF Download
  • Order Today
New 2024 Annual Report


  • 2033 Industry Outlook 
  • All Operators
  • Easy to Use
  • Pre-Order Offer
  • Order Today