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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. 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.

Itineraries This Ship Sails

Unpack just once on our small, state-of-the-art ships, enjoy your spacious stateroom, and spend more time immersed in your destination. See why Viking is the world’s leader in river cruising.

MS Antares Ship Features

  • 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
  • Sun Deck with 360-degree views, swimming pool and shaded sitting areas
  • Lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows, library and a bar
  • Restaurant with open seating
  • Health club with exercise equipment
  • Fully staffed luxurious Spa with massage services, hair salon, steam & sauna
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Laundry service

Interactive Deck Plan

Explorer Suite (ES) Features

  • Stateroom size: 829 sq ft
  • River-view suite with spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony offering views from both, port and starboard sides
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Veranda Suite (AA) Features

  • Stateroom size: 592 sq ft
  • River-view suite with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony off the spacious, separate sitting room & full-size veranda in the sleeping quarters
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Deluxe French Balcony (A) Features

  • Stateroom size: 430 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Deluxe French Balcony (B) Features

  • Stateroom size: 430 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Deluxe French Balcony (C) Features

  • Stateroom size: 430 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

French Balcony (D) Features

  • Stateroom size: 290 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

The Restaurant Features

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.

Stateroom Features

French Balcony (D)

  • Stateroom size: 290 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Deluxe French Balcony (A,B,C)

  • Stateroom size: 430 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to create a French balcony
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Veranda Suite (AA)

  • Stateroom size: 592 sq ft
  • River-view suite with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony off the spacious, separate sitting room & full-size veranda in the sleeping quarters
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Explorer Suite (ES)

  • Stateroom size: 829 sq ft
  • River-view suite with spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony offering views from both, port and starboard sides
  • Hotel-style bed (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 55" flat-screen LCD TV featuring CNN, CBC, MBC2, BEIN Sport & individual DVD and CD player
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • Private bathroom with jet shower and jetted bathtub
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Where We Sail

Nile River