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South Africa Intensive Voyage

From a safari in search of the ‘big five’ to the colonial architecture in Maputo, experience South Africa and Mozambique on this incredible luxury cruise

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12 nights

Luxury Holiday
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Cape Town
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Maputo
  • Durban

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Discover the extraordinary wildlife and the outstanding natural beauty South Africa and Mozambique on this once-in-a-lifetime voyage from Cape Town.

From Cape Town there is the chance to visit the Stellenbosch vineyards or the Kirstenbosch Gardens. Enjoy the warm climate and sandy beaches in Port Elizabeth, gateway to the Addo Elephant National Park, and explore Durban, with its Zulu, Indian and European influences.

Richards Bay is close to Zululand, home to the Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park which offers game drive to see one of the world’s largest white rhino populations. See the Portuguese colonial-era architecture in Maputo and East London’s charming 19th century architecture. East London also gives the chance to experience a luxury Inkwenkwezi Safari to spot lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalo.

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South Africa Intensive Voyage Itinerary

Day 1 - Cape Town (South Africa)

Embark your ship in Cape Town.

Day 2 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 3 - Port Elizabeth

Experience the Rainbow Nation with our South Africa cruises to Port Elizabeth. With a warm climate, beautiful wide beaches, and spirited communities embracing cultures from all over the world, it’s little wonder Port Elizabeth is known as “The Friendly City.” Discover the Port’s storied history while walking the Donkin Heritage Trail, dig your toes in the sand at beautiful Hobie Beach, or escape to the animal sanctuary of Addo Elephant National Park—home to the densest population of elephants in the world.

Day 4 - East London

Nestled between the Buffalo and Nahoon Rivers, East London’s charming 19th-century architecture and vibrant cultural scene are a gateway to breathtaking wildlife safaris and the Amatola Mountains inland. Cruises to South Africa’s East London are ideal to explore both the Sunshine Coast to the south, and Wild Coast to the north, where miles of sweeping white sand and dunes mix with warm, golden sun on some of the world’s finest beaches.

Day 5 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 6 - Maputo (Mozambique)

Welcome to diverse, enchanting Maputo, with Portuguese colonial-era architecture and a colorful mix of modern cultures. In Old Town, discover incredible parks, restaurants, markets and cafes, and stroll the along coastline for incredible panoramic vistas of the Indian Ocean and some of the area’s most beautiful beaches.

Day 7 - Richards Bay (South Africa)

Experience South Africa’s rugged coastline, pristine beaches, and mist-covered hills. Richards Bay is perched on a lagoon where the Mhlatuze River meets the Indian Ocean, and is the gateway to Zululand, the vast inland region famous for its mountains, savannah ecosystems, and the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park—home to the largest white rhino population on Earth.

Day 8 - Durban

Known as “the Asian Capital of South Africa”, Durban is city on the Indian Ocean where Zulu, Indian, and European cultures thrive against the backdrop of golden sand beaches, majestic mountain ranges, and plunging valleys. Get a henna tattoo at the Victoria Street Market, visit a traditional Zulu homestead in the Valley of 1,000 Hills, or take a make a splash with a ride on Africa’s highest waterslide.

Days 9-10 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during days at sea.

Days 11-13 - Cape Town

Journey to South Africa's Mother City and experience the vast beauty of a land shaped by two oceans. Stunning mountainscapes and miles of coast provide limitless outdoor adventure, while world-renowned restaurants, and the outlying Cape Winelands make Cape Town a contemporary, cosmopolitan city with a global feel. Disembark your ship.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. PLEASE NOTE: The 27 Jan 2022 itinerary varies slightly as ports are visited in a different order.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full-board cruise
  • Complimentary selected spirits, beers and wine throughout
  • Complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas
  • Shuttle service to and from ports
  • Butler service for suite guests
  • Gratuities
  • Port taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and overseas transfers - please contact us for a quote
  • Shore excursions
Map for South Africa Intensive Voyage