Ship statistics

Cruise Line: Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Entered Service: 1985

Lifestyle: Standard

Onboard Currency: Euro

Passengers: 1,250

Crew: 660

Tonnage: 46,052

Length: 222 metres

Beam: 32.2 metres


MS Magellan is a Holiday-class cruise ship which was formerly owned by Carnival Cruise Line as Holiday and Ibero Cruises as the Grand Holiday.

On 3 November 2014 British cruise line Cruise & Maritime Voyages announced that MS Grand Holiday would be joining their fleet in Spring 2015 under the name Magellan. She began cruising out of London Tilbury, Newcastle upon Tyne and Dundee commencing 15 March 2015 and also Hamburg on 12 July 2015.

Magellan, like her sister ships the Marco Polo and Azores, operates as an adult friendly ship. She carries about 1250 passengers accommodated in 726 cabins spanning nine passenger decks serviced by eight lifts.

Magellan visits New Zealand for the first time in February 2017 as part of a round the world cruise.

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