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AFRICA CRUISES 2014 & 2015

Africa Cruises

WHY CRUISE TO AFRICA?

Africa cruises are becoming a popular choice for travellers seeking fabulous landscapes, breathtaking wildlife and diverse culture in the utmost luxury. A perfect year round destination, Africa cruises serve as an alternative to the Caribbean for travellers seeking some winter sun, with islands such as Zanzibar and Mauritius boasting a similar calibre of postcard beaches.

Passengers looking to soak up the myriad cultures, the vast bustling cities or the exotic wildlife on the east and west coasts, can do so peacefully and comfortably from the safety of a luxury cruise ship.  

The ports on the north coast, at Tunisia and Egypt, serve as great bases for visitors to explore great archaeological sites and ruins from the Roman and Egyptian ancient civilisations.

SAMPLE AFRICA CRUISE


South Africa Cruise Itinerary

HIGHLIGHTS OF AFRICA

Cape Town, the South African city, serves as a popular point of embarkation and disembarkation formany cruise liners, and is a highlight in itself. It's nestled in the heart of wine country with majestic Table Mountain looming overhead and within comfortable proximity to game reserves and national park lands.

The ports of Africa's east coast are often included on the itineraries of world cruises bound for or departing from Cape Town. Culturally rich port towns such as Mombasa, the picturesque islands of Zanzibar and the Seychelles are popular stops on these routes.

The west coast of the continent features more heavily on cruise itineraries. Colonial Casablanca makes for an exceptional stop and there is plenty to experience at the bustling and thriving port towns such as Abidjan, Dakar and Lome towards the north.

Walvis Bay in Namibia is a fantastic destination for those going in search of Africa's incredible wildlife on the west coast. Alternatively, Madagascar has some of the most unusual flora and fauna on earth.  

On Africa's north coast, Tunisia is a thriving mixture of Arab and African cultures. As well being home to some of the most awesome ancient sites in the world, Egypt offers visitors some world class diving and snorkelling.

POPULAR PORTS OF CALL

Popular African ports of call include Cotonou, Benin; Canary Islands; Cape Verde Islands; Alexandria, Cairo, Hurghada, Safaga and Sharm El-Sheikh, all in Egypt; Banjul, Gambia; Takoradi, Ghana; Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Tolanaro, Madagascar; Port Louis, Mauritius; Casablanca, Morocco; Maputo, Mozambique; Walvis Bay, Namibia; Dakar, Senegal; Cape Town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay, all in South Africa; Lome, Togo; Tunis (La Goulette), Tunisia.

TYPICAL AFRICAN CRUISES

The most frequented African ports of call are those of Egypt and Tunisia on the north coast, which are usually included in the itineraries of Middle Eastern and many Mediterranean cruises. Most commonly, these routes run between Dubai and ports of east Europe such as Athens or Istanbul.

The east and west coasts of Africa still maintain a fairly low profile as cruise routes, so unfortunately there are relatively few lines that tour the region. On the other hand, the lines that do cruise there tend to visit a large number of ports, so passengers get the opportunity to experience the real Africa.

Generally these routes run between Cape Town and Gran Canaria, Istanbul and Mauritius.

CRUISE LINES THAT SAIL TO AFRICA

Cruises lines that sail to the east and west coasts of Africa include Cunard Cruises, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Silversea.

Cruise lines that sail to the north coast of Africa include Crystal Cruises, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Yachts of Seabourn cruises.

 

AFRICA – SPECIAL OFFERS

Please see are are Africa special offers below.


2014 South African Holiday on Nautica
£5516


Call us today 020 7838 5991


15 day luxury cruise from Cape Town

Country: South Africa
Africa
Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises
Ship: Nautica
Book by: 01 December 2014



2014 Cape Town to Singapore on Seven Seas Voyager
£12279


Call us today 020 7838 5991


28 night all inclusive luxury cruise

Country: South Africa
Africa & Far East and Indian Ocean
Cruiseline: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Ship: n/a
Book by: 30 November 2014



Rivers of West Africa Cruise
£1384


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Dakar to Dakar on Harmony V

Country: Senegal
Africa
Cruiseline: n/a
Ship: n/a
Book by: 31 December 2014



 

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