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Set off on a journey of a lifetime as you cruise along the coastlines of Africa. Enjoy all the shoreside highlights you’d expect of an African adventure, from safari drives across savannahs to discovering cosmopolitan cities and culture-rich communities. Discover something new at each port, whether you are cruising around South Africa, hugging the spectacular West Coast, or island hopping the islands of Cape Verde.

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47 Days Victoria to Barcelona

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16 Days Cape Town to Cape Town

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13 Days Cape Town to Cape Town

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6 Days Cape Town to Cape Town

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Featured Cruise Lines Exploring Africa View all

Ponant
It's time to join Ponant's team of experienced naturalist guides and expedition experts to discover some of the world’s most distant and sought-after shores,...more venture into the heart of extreme lands and be immersed in nature on one of many Zodiac outings and shore excursions. Whether you dream of stepping foot on the Antarctic Peninsula, witnessing the incredible rise of Montgomery reef in the Kimberley or meeting and interacting with local communities in the Arctic, Ponant, the world leader in luxury expeditions can take you there.
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Budget:Luxury
Known For:Luxury Expeditions
Fleet Size:13
Silversea
A luxurious cruise means many things to many people but we feel that Silversea’s small ship cruises personify the true meaning of comfort. Our intimate,...more ultra-luxury ships can sail up narrow waterways into the heart of a city, or tie up right at the pier while others must anchor off shore. And for those who yearn to explore the new and unknown, Silversea’s expedition ships can transport you to the furthermost boundaries of the planet. Enjoy free-flowing premium wines and spirits, delicious gourmet cuisine, in-suite dining, full butler service for every suite and of course all gratuities. Whether you long to mingle in the Mediterranean, swim with the turtles of the Galapagos or embrace the glaciers of Alaska, there is something special about knowing that this cruising is all inclusive.
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Budget:Luxury
Known For:900+ Destinations
Fleet Size:11
MSC Cruises
Our cruises are designed to enrich, delight and create unforgettable emotions that only the sea can create. We offer an enriching, immersive and safe cruise...more experience, where you can enjoy international dining, world-class entertainment, award-winning family programmes and the latest user-friendly technology on board.
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Budget:Premium
Known For:Mediterranean Specialists
Fleet Size:22

Discover Must do experiences and highlights on a cruise around Africa

Take a Safari from Richards Bay

Take a Safari from Richards Bay

Take a safari drive through rolling hills and sprawling savannahs as you set off in search of the Big Five from this gateway to Zululand.

Shop the Markets of Mozambique

Shop the Markets of Mozambique

Stroll the wide European style boulevards of Maputo and shop the colourful markets where the smell of freshly roasted cashews fills the air.

Meet the Wildlife of Madagascar

Meet the Wildlife of Madagascar

Spot lemurs darting amidst the unique flora found in Madagascar's Nature Reserves, home to plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth.

Discover the Nature of Namibia at Walvis Bay

Discover the Nature of Namibia at Walvis Bay

Explore the Walvis Bay area, where stands of flamingos call the natural lagoon home and towering dunes overlook the landscape. Don’t pass up a 4x4 adventure to spot wildlife in the rolling sands of the Namib Desert.

Explore Cape Town and Cape Winelands

Explore Cape Town and Cape Winelands

Rich history meets modern flair in this cosmopolitan South African city, cradled by stunning surrounds. Whether you’re descending into the cellars of the nearby Winelands or climbing Table Mountain by cable car, you’re in for a treat.

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