South Africa on Silver Wind

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South Africa on Silver Wind

  • Name: Mr & Mrs Goodman                              
  • Cruise Line: Silversea                                          
  • Cruise Ship: Silver Wind
  • Area of the world: South Africa                        
  • Month/Year of travel: January 2013
  • Agent: Cathy Chesman


Flights & Transfers
The Virgin flights were very good. We found the lounge at Heathrow to be excellent, but we were not impressed with the one in Cape Town.  

Pre cruise hotels
We booked our pre-cruise hotel independently and found "The One and Only" excellent.

Embarkation
There were no queues, which was very good. The ship arrived into port late so our suite was not ready when we embarked. We couldn't find any champagne in our room anywhere.

Cabins/Suites
Our suite was fine. We found the ship looking a little dated in certain areas. Our fridge was not stocked like it used to be, so we had to ask about this and apparently they do not offer caviar anymore, which was a shame.

Food and dining
We tried all the restaurants and found the food quality to be very good, but not quite how it used to be.

Entertainment
Good.

Public Rooms
Good, but a little tired in places.

Onboard Service
Excellent.

Itinerary and ports of call
Mozambique was fairly adequate, however we felt that the rest of the ports of call were brilliant.

Shore excursions
We found all the shore excursions to be well-organised, however we recommend that everyone studies the information leaflets before participating. If it is not suitable then don't go. The tour guides were very knowledgable.

My service
Thank you for your excellent help, Cathy.

Embarkation: 10/10                                                           Entertainment: 07/10
Cabin/Suite: 09/10                                                             Service: 10/10
Food: 08/10                                                                         Itinerary:8.5/10
Alternative Dining: 8/10                                                    Shore Excursions: 10/10
The Luxury Cruise Company Service: 10/10

Written by Mr and Mrs Goodman

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