Experience the culture, customs, hospitality, and scenery of Africa on an unforgettable journey. From city sights, to secluded safari's, you will be captivated by the diversity of this continent.
The perfect time to visit Africa will depend on:
Here are some general points to take into consideration before booking an Africa cruise:
Africa is often part of a grand world voyage that is offered by a number of great cruise lines:
The northern part of Africa will be included in many Mediterranean Sea cruises:
If you are after something that is more immersive and Africa-intensive:
The spectacularly beautiful city of Cape Town is one of the most popular ports in Africa. Cape Town is a melting pot of cultures, landscapes and cuisines and is not to be missed on a cruise around Africa.
Here are just a couple of our favourite things to do in the city:
Casablanca is part of numerous African itineraries. The city is a great representation of the modern Morocco, full of young people being creative, setting up businesses and earning money.
Casablanca may not be as atmospheric as some of the other cities in Morocco, but there is still a lot to see and do:
Walvis Bay is a charming port city in Namibia that’s home to quite a few unique natural attractions. The city is a pleasant stop on your way around the African continent. Here are our top suggestions on what to do in Walvis Bay:
Safaga is a small port town in Egypt, located on the coast of the Red Sea. The town is part of the so-called Red Sea Riviera.
Safaga is world famous for:
Africa is not the first destination that springs to mind when one considers cruising, but that is precisely why it is such a memorable experience. The mainstream tourist industry has not yet invaded the region, and so it maintains a refreshing authenticity which converts to a memorable holiday experience.
Cruises to Africa are unique due to the diversity of the continent. The bustling Arabian cities in the north contrast starkly with the arid deserts and dense rainforests that dominate elsewhere.
Africa is bordered by three significant bodies of water:
This has given rise to an assortment of natural landscapes, all equally beautiful:
There aren’t so many continents on this planet that can compare to Africa’s diverse landscapes.
Africa is home to a spectacular number of different wildlife species, so however cliche you think an African safari is – it is an absolute must.
Seeing elephants, lions, hippos and other animals in real life is an experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life.
Africa is filled with ancient history, customs, traditions and sites to explore. There are some rural areas where civilization as we know it does not exist at all, they are full of hospitality and communal spirit.
Discover the unique and beautiful continent of Africa in style. With a wide range of sights, sounds and landscapes Africa is perfect for those seeking adventure and a once in a lifetime experience. Shore excursions give you the opportunity to explore all of the diverse destinations. Most major cruise lines have voyages to Africa. If you are looking to save money try MSC or, alternatively, go with Silversea if its luxury you are after.