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.
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.
Cruises to Africa are among the most unique in the world 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. This beautiful continent is bordered by:
There is truly something for everyone on a cruise to Africa. So whether you’d like to:
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.
Popular destinations include:
At CruiseAway, we believe that a cruise is the absolute best way to see Africa as its size and diversity would otherwise make it difficult for travellers to have a comprehensive experience of the region. Cruises allow you to take part in carefully selected shore excursions with the bonus of being able to come back to your luxurious vessel at the end of the day for some R&R.
The perfect time to visit Africa will depend on:
Here are some general points to take into consideration before booking an Africa cruise:
Africa’s port cities are often part of a grand world voyage that is offered by a number of great cruise lines. Cunard is famous for fascinating world journeys on board its magnificent ships. The Queen Victoria, for example will cruise you away on a 59-night expedition from Sydney to Southampton, visiting South Africa and Namibia on the way:
The northern part of Africa will be included in many Mediterranean Sea cruises. One of these fascinating itineraries is the perfect way to combine visiting the historic sights of Southern Europe and discovering the magnificent cultures of Africa. Check out MSC and their great value-for-money sailings to:
If you are after something that is more immersive and Africa-intensive, go with an Azamara cruise. You will be surrounded by luxurious comfort on board and get to see some of Africa’s best hidden gems like:
Most of these will depart from Cape Town or a city in Europe, so if you’d like to make your cruise holiday as stress-free as possible, do ask your cruise expert about our unique DreamAway Packages that have flights, hotels stays and transfers included.