As one of the largest vessels on the River Nile, M/S Nile Sapphire was originally built in 1993, undergoing a complete renovation in 1996 and was refurbished in late 2001. 68 double & twin cabins (around 20 sq. m) as well as 4 single cabins around 15 sq. m all over-viewing the Nile, individual air conditioning, mini-bar, Sat-TV (when boat is docked), internal telephone, en suite bathroom with shower/WC.
The lobby is styled open plan with an atrium from the first upper deck through to the reception and a huge oriental brass light fitting decorating the ceiling. 24-hour front office desk, safe, Forex. Lounge. 2 souvenir shops/jewelry. Airy sundeck with vast refreshing basin/pool.
The on "Upper Deck 2" based restaurant covers up to 145 and serves international as well as national & local dishes. Spacious lounge bar with disco/live entertainment (minimum once per cruise), pool bar
Length: 72 m; width 14 m; draught 1.4 m. Waste water purification system, radar, fire-proof and sound proof walls and ceilings. Technically approved by the American Bureau of Shipping.