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Bookings open for MSC Magnifica’s 2025 world cruise

The three-month long journey will see MSC Magnifica visit five continents and cross three of the world’s largest oceans
Bookings have opened for MSC Magnifica’s 2025 world cruise, featuring a brand-new itinerary.

It will consist of 21 countries and seven overnight stays, and of the 50 destinations visited during the 116-night sailing, 22 will have never before featured on an MSC world cruise.

In total, the ship will visit five continents, cross three of the world’s largest oceans and sail more than 30,000 nmi.

Passengers can embark from Civitavecchia/Rome, Genoa, Marseille and Barcelona on January 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2025 respectively. At the end of the voyage, MSC Magnifica will journey back to Europe for visits to four cities in Italy before the voyage ends in Genoa.

South America and South Pacific 

The MSC Cruises' ship sails from Europe to Casablanca in Morocco and then onto Cape Verde’s capital, Mindelo.

After crossing the Atlantic Ocean, passengers will spend 10 days exploring South America with overnight stays in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Valparaiso as well as visits to the Falkland Islands and Ushuaia.

The vessel then makes its way across the South Pacific Ocean and visits tropical islands for almost two weeks, including Easter Island, French Polynesia and the Cook Islands.

New Zealand and Australia

An extended tour of New Zealand and Australia will then commence. In eight days, passengers will be able to visit the cities of Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Christchurch and Dunedin, followed by a sailing through the Milford Sound fjord in southern New Zealand.

Marking the second month of sailing, MSC Magnifica will visit Sydney, Australia and start 19 days of sailing around the southern and western coasts of the country with calls in Eden, Melbourne, Adelaide, Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island, Albany, Busselton, Perth and Broome. 

Asia and Middle East

The ship then heads to Asia with the first call port in Benoa on Bali, Indonesia. MSC Magnifica then sails to Singapore, Port Klang and Penang in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand.

MSC Magnifica will cross the Indian Ocean to the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo before heading to the Middle East with Red Sea calls in Aqaba in Jordan, Sharm El-Sheik and Safaga in Egypt and then transit through the Suez Canal to Alexandria on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast.