Mid-sized ship Aurora cuts a fine figure at sea with her elegant tiered stern, long bow and sleek funnel. She is best known for her world cruises and has everything a cruiser could want, including world class dining, spa, salon, cinema and theatre. At Aurora’s heart you’ll find a four-deck atrium with a stunning 35ft sculpture of two figures veiled in water.

Great for adults

Step aboard and you’ll find everything you need including fine dining, quiet and lively bars, pools, luxurious spa and salon, gym, fitness classes and shops.

Family friendly

Aurora offers the perfect balance, bringing the opportunity to enjoy quality time together as well as time separately. From hassle-free meal times to carefree days out, we really have got it all covered.

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Activities and Education

There are plenty of daily activities on board Aurora to keep you busy. She has everything a discerning cruiser could want, bars, pools, sports venues and shops. You can relax by the pool or enjoy a theatre featuring some of the most lavish and spectacular shows at sea.

  • Sea day activities
  • Family and kids’ clubs
  • The Library
  • Photo gallery
  • Shopping
  • Pools
  • Vanderbilt’s
  • Sports


  • Cafe Bordeaux – bistro created by Marco Pierre White
  • The Pennant Grill – al fresco grill restaurant
  • 3 pools, 1 with skydome and 4 whirlpool spas
  • The Crows Nest lounge and bar
  • The Playhouse cinema
  • Monte Carlo Casino
  • Masquerade nightclub
  • Carmen’s show lounge and bar
  • Anderson’s bar
  • Champions sports bar
  • Curzon Theatre
  • Golf simulator & golf nets
  • Spa and gym

Health and well being

A healthier holiday

There’s nothing better for your well-being than a change of scenery and the chance to get away from it all. And as the scenery changes around you on Aurora, you can be as leisurely or active as you wish. Her gymnasium is fully-equipped with bikes, weights, running machines and much more, helping you keep trim during your time away. Her sparkling pools invite you to take a dip and you can swim no matter what the weather with Aurora’s Crystal Pool located beneath a protective skydome.

If you simply wish to unwind and take it easy, the Oasis Spa and salon provides the perfect retreat. Indulge in a body wrap, a massage, a facial or a pedicure and you’ll find Aurora’s skilled staff soothe away any tension. And if you don’t wish to spoil all your hard work at mealtimes, you’ll be pleased to find that delicious healthy options on the menu, mean you can indulge with a completely clean conscience.

  • Crystal Pool
  • Riviera Pool
  • Golf Simulator
  • Terrace Pool
  • Weights & Measures
  • Sports Court
  • Promenade Deck
  • Oasis Spa


Enjoy world class dining on board Aurora

Enjoy two main restaurants offering a choice of Club Dining – the same table at the same time each evening – or Freedom Dining with no fixed seating or dining times.

There’s also the opportunity to visit the Select Dining venues of Sindhu, the first restaurant at sea from master of spices Atul Kochhar and The Glass House, a wine bar and restaurant created in partnership with award-winning wine guru Olly Smith.

Main dining options:

  • Medina
  • Alexandria
  • Afternoon tea

Casual dining options:

  • Horizon
  • Poolside snacks
  • Room service

Select dining:

  • Sindhu
  • The Beach House
  • The Glass House


Aurora’s great variety of entertainment

There’s never a dull moment on board Aurora, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

  • The Curzon Theatre
    Catch a show before dinner or enjoy one after. You’ll enjoy entertainment such as cabaret performances, stand-up comedy, interactive game shows, quizzes, and talent shows.
  • The Playhouse Cinema
    This fantastic cinema screens feature films throughout the day and into the evening. Is also the venue for classical recitals, lectures, port enhancement talks, and much more.
  • Carmen’s show lounge
    Carmen’s is a show lounge featuring spectacular cabaret performances, fun quiz shows, tribute acts, family shows and glittering discos.
  • Casino
    As night falls our casinos come alive. Featuring the latest in slot machines and gaming tables, our friendly croupiers are on hand to oversee the evening’s events.


  • Country of registry: Bermuda
  • Port of registry: Hamilton
  • Entered service: April 2000
  • Named by: HRH The Princess Royal
  • Gross Tonnage: 76,000 tons
  • Length Overall: 270 meters (886 feet)
  • Breadth: 32.2 meters (106 feet)
  • Draught (full): 8.4 meters (27 Feet)
  • Service Speed: 24 Knots
  • Crew: 850
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,870
  • Maximum operating capacity: 1,950
  • Passenger Decks: 10
  • Passenger Cabins: 935


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Book By 17-04-2020

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