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African Safari & Cruise Adventure

African Safari and Cruise Adventure in 2023
17 Night, Fly, Safari & Cruise Holiday with BONUS Onboard Beverages, Specialty Dining, Shore Excursion Credit, Wi-Fi & More.

Day 1: Cape Town, South Africa

Arrive in Cape Town today and enjoy 1 night pre cruise before embarking Norwegian Jade. Cape Town is situated beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbour & boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum.

Day 2 -3: Cape Town, South Africa
Embark your cruise today and enjoy 1 more night in Cape Town onboard giving you time to explore this vibrant city.

Day 4: Mossel Bay, South Africa
Mossel Bay is situated on the Garden Route in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. It’s known for the wide Santos Beach and the 19th-century Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse, which offers stunning bay views. The Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex includes the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum & botanical gardens. The Post Office Tree, a milkwood tree in the complex, has been used as a mail collection point since the 1500s.

Day 5: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Port Elizabeth situated along Algoa Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. A major port, it’s also known for its numerous beaches. The Donkin Heritage Trail takes in the Old Hill neighbourhood’s Victorian landmarks. Coastal boat tours spot whales & rare seabirds. Kragga Kamma Game Park is a small reserve within the Nelson Mandela Bay is home to elephants, rhinos, other big game & also offers cheetah encounters!

Day 6-7: Richards Bay, South Africa
A bustling port town with year-round warm weather, Richards Bay is home to South Africa’s largest harbour. The golden sands of the coastline stretch from the Tugela River to the border of Mozambique. These serene beaches are also home to the Richards Bay Game Reserve, a protected lagoon that is home to aquatic birds, hippos, sharks and crocodiles. Make time to see Richards Bay Game Reserve or The Richards Bay Lagoon!

Day 8: Durban, South Africa
Durban is South Africa’s third-largest city and the continent’s largest port. Durban’s expansive beachfront on the eastern edge of the centre has one of the city’s busiest concentrations of restaurants, a surfeit of tacky family entertainment. Visit the bazaars, alleyways and mosques that make up the Indian area around Dr Yusuf Dadoo Street.

Day 9-10: At Sea
Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 11: Luderitz, Namibia
Founded in 1883 by a wealthy German merchant of the same name, Luderitz offers colourful colonial architecture along the beautiful Atlantic coastline. Explore the region’s past on a tour of Kolmanskop, a ghost town that was once a bustling centre of the diamond trade. The recently restored waterfront offers lovely Art Nouveau architecture, and the coastal waters are home to penguins, dolphins, sharks and seals. Enjoy local beer brewed in compliance with Germany’s strict beer purity laws, as well as local dishes and fresh seafood.

Day 12: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Unspoiled Walvis Bay, a natural lagoon and the only deep-sea harbour on the Namibian coast, offers something for everyone, with spectacular bird-watching being a keynote, as thousands of migrating species make their way here annually to join the local flamingoes and pelicans. “Dune 7,” at the outskirts of town, towers over the scenic bay, and offers excellent photo ops. The city is also a good starting point for a number of exciting day trips into the timeless beauty of the desert region, including off-road explorations, or fly-over dolphin and whale sighting.

Day 13: At Sea
Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 14: Cape Town, South Africa
Disembark your cruise this morning and fly to Johannesburg where you will take a road transfer to Black Rhino Safari Lodge.

Day 15-17: Black Rhino Safari
Black Rhino is a hidden treasure set within the Tamboti Forest at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater with the 58 000 ha Pilanesberg National Park. This area has become renowned as one of South Africa’s most exciting big five eco tourism destinations.

Day 19: Johannesburg, South Africa
You will depart Black Rhino this morning and be transferred back to Johannesburg airport for your return flight home.

 

from $6990* per person or Cruise Only from $1897

  • Package Inclusions
    • Economy flights to Johannesburg returning from Cape Town
    • 12 Night South African cruise onboard Norwegian Jade in an interior cabin
    • 4 Nights Safari Lodge Stay at Black Rhino Safari
    • One way economy flight from Capetown to Johannesburg
    • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
    • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
    • All port taxes & charges included
    Bonus Value
    • BONUS Morning & Afternoon Game Drives during your Black Rhino Safari stay
    • BONUS all meals included during your Black Rhino Safari Stay
    • BONUS All ground transfers included in Africa
    • 1 BONUS Nights pre-cruise accommodation in Cape Town
    • BONUS Prepaid Onboard Gratuities
    • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings
    • HURRY BOOK NOW TO RECEIVE:
    • BONUS Onboard Beverage Package
    • BONUS Specialty Dining Package
    • BONUS Shore Excursion Credit
    • BONUS Onboard Wifi Package
    • BONUS Choice of Cabin Location

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