Athena . . . named after the Greek Goddess of wisdom.

With her handsome profile and a traditional walk around promenade deck, Athena is a modern, elegant cruise ship and offers a wide selection of well appointed and comfortable public lounges and cabin accommodation spanning eight passenger decks serviced by two lifts.

ATHENA was originally built as a transatlantic ocean liner and in 1994 the vessel changed ownership and was virtually stripped to her hull and re-constructed at an amazing cost of $US150 million and restored as a beautiful new premium rated more contemporary cruise ship.

In contrast to the present generation of super liners, ATHENA offers a memorable cruising experience which combines luxury with the warmth and intimacy of a vessel carrying no more than 600 passengers. The special atmosphere on board this classic ship is enhanced by the assistance you will receive from the Officers and Crew who will ensure someone is always on hand to provide an efficient yet unobtrusive service.

ATHENA offers relaxed seating arrangements for dinner in the elegant surroundings of the restaurant, after which you may wish to take advantage of the excellent and varied entertainment programme, try your luck in the ship’s casino, take in a film, or simply relax with an after-dinner drink in one of the ship’s bars.

During the day you can participate in the various sporting activities available, enjoy a swim or just relax in the sauna.

ATHENA is a ship full of charm which offers a unique environment at sea…
Athena stairs
Athena foyer Athena Muses Bar Athena Calypso Lounge Athena officer

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