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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Along the South African Coastline

Discover the bustling metropolises, outstanding natural beauty and remarkable wildlife of South Africa's wild east coast on this 8-night cruise with visits to Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay

Cruise Only
8 nights from £2608pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Addo National Park
  • Elephant, Addo National Park
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Game Reserve
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Penguin on Robben Island

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Join Le Lyrial in Cape Town and take the opportunity to explore this charming city which is home to the striking Table Mountain and Robben Island, a tiny UNESCO World Heritage Site where the Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela was held prisoner.

Embrace the warm hospitality of the locals in Port Elizabeth and perhaps enjoy a thrilling experience looking out for Africa's 'Big Five' at the Pumba Private Game Reserve or visit Addo National Park, famous for its elephants. Relax on the lovely beaches of Richard's Bay or learn about traditional Zulu life during an optional excursion to the Veyane Village.

Explore the seaside city of Durban in the heart of the Phezulu Safari Park and the learn about the history of the traditional Zulu tribes during an optional tour of the Valley of a Thousand Hills.

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Along the South African Coastline

Day 1-2 - Cape Town (South Africa)

Embark Le Lyrial in the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town. An overnight stay offers ample time to explore this fascinating city which is situated in one of the most beautiful bays in the world and is dominated by the famous Table Mountain. Take the opportunity to walk to the highest peak on Table Mountain or enjoy an optional excursion to eerie Robben Island; which was once a place of punishment for exiles and prisoners. See Nelson Mandela's former cell and get up close to the array of wildlife which now occupy the island, including African Penguins, seals and chameleons.

Day 3 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during relaxing days at sea.

Day 4-5 - Port Elizabeth

Known as the 'friendly city' due to its welcoming locals, Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa's major city's and boasts beautiful beaches and rich wildlife as well as numerous historic monuments. The city is the gateway to the Pumba Game Reserve to spot the 'big five' in their natural environment. Be on the look out for the African lion, the African elephant, the Cape buffalo, the African leopard and the rhinoceros whilst driving through this fascinating game reserve.

Day 6 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during relaxing days at sea. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre.

Day 7 - Richards Bay

Richards Bay is one of the country’s cleanest and most environmentally responsible towns despite being South Africa's second port. The town is popular with water sport enthusiasts and nature lovers due to its ideal location in the heart of the Hluhlume Game Reserve.

Day 8-9 - Durban

Arrive in the seaside city of Durban, the final port of call. Durban boasts long beaches backed by sparkling skyscrapers and the nearby Valley of a Thousand Hills is the ancestral land of the Zulu people. Perhaps experience modern and olden day African tribal culture in the traditional and spectacular homeland of the Zulu.

The Captain reserves the right to change the itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 8-night full board yacht cruise
  • Open bar with wine, beer and house champagne
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Captain's Farewell Dinner
  • 24 hour room service (selected menu)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Expert guides
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi on board

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights - please contact us for details
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Port and safety charges

2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Price Information

  • A fluid pricing structure is in place and prices can change at any time
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