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Surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, as well as the Mediterranean Sea, Africa has a ring of prime ports that help cruisers discover this exciting continent. Visit Africa's Gold Coast on the Atlantic Ocean, including Ghana and Senegal, and make a stop at the tropical Cape Verde islands. In southwest Africa, the plains and plateaus of Namibia are found between the Kalahari Desert, often visited on cruises that embark in South Africa's major ports of Cape Town and Durban. To the east, visitors can go snorkeling off the coast of Madagascar or sail up to the glorious Seychelles.
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Port Spotlight: Cape Town Port Spotlight: Cape Town
A must stop on South Africa cruises, this cosmopolitan city has lots to see and do.
Port Spotlight: Durban Port Spotlight: Durban
South Africa's liveliest port has become a major cruise stop. Read why you should go.

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Perth (Fremantle) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Port Louis -> St. Denis -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Nosy Boraha (Ile Sainte-Marie) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Taolagnaro -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Maputo -> Richards Bay -> Durban -> Port Elizabeth -> Cape Town -> Cape Town
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Cape Town -> Cape Town -> Cruising -> East London (South Africa) -> Durban -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Pointe des Galets -> Port Louis -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Seychelles -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Dubai -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Suez Canal -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Malta (Valletta) -> Cruising -> Rome (Civitavecchia)
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Dubai -> Abu Dhabi -> Fujairah -> Muscat -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Goa -> Mangalore -> Kochi -> Maldives -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Seychelles -> Seychelles -> Seychelles -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Mombasa -> Zanzibar -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Nosy Be -> Maputo -> Richards Bay -> Durban -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Cape Town -> Cape Town
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Lisbon -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Madeira (Funchal) -> La Palma -> Tenerife -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Mindelo (Sao Vicente) -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Dakar -> Banjul -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Abidjan -> Takoradi -> Lome -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Principe Island -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Luanda -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Walvis Bay -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Cape Town -> Cape Town
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Singapore -> Port Klang -> Penang -> Phuket -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Yangon (Rangoon) -> Yangon (Rangoon) -> Yangon (Rangoon) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cochin -> Mangalore -> Cruising -> Mumbai (Bombay) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Safaga -> Safaga -> Aqaba -> Sharm-el-Sheikh -> Cairo (Port Said) -> Cruising -> Jerusalem (Ashdod) -> Cruising -> Aghios Nikolaos -> Athens (Piraeus)
It wasn't Rome or Athens that intellectually dominated the ancient ...
Cairo (Port Said)
Pick up just about any travel guide on Cairo, and you'll read about ...
Cape Town
Beautiful, sophisticated, socially progressive, democratic, engaging, ...
Durban is a beachside city in South Africa that boasts the busiest ...
Safaga, a working port on the coast of the Red Sea, brings you close ...
Expect a heady blend of Middle Eastern magic, Berber tradition and ...
Tunis (La Goulette)
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia, the northernmost country in Africa, ...
My husband and I have cruised many times before, but this was our first time with Voyages of Discovery. It was this particularly itinerary that prompted us to book this cruise. We are not keen on the huge cruise ships, preferring a more personal ... Read more
This was our second cruise on board Sojourn. Our first was an excellent experience so much so that we were a little nervous returning. Would this trip live up to the previous experience? Fireworks look amazing because you aren't expecting them. You ... Read more
This was our third Oceania cruise, and as much as I hate to say it, not our best. We chose it because of the amazing itinerary. Dubai and several Emirates, India, Maldive Islands, Seychelles (on the bucket list), and down the coast of East Africa to ... Read more
This cruise offered unusual ports. I was on the last segment from Capetown South Africa to Southampton England. Our ports were: Capetown, Luderitz and Walvis Bay in Namibia, Luanda, Angola, two islands in Cape Verde, three islands in the Canaries, ... Read more
African Wonders 801Jeff
AMA Waterways markets this riverboat cruise,but only 4 of the 20 nights was aboard the riverboat. Nonetheless, because of the nature of the trip,and the marketing by AMA, this seemed a good place to post the review. We were traveling to Cape Town ... Read more
Our experience on Explorer of the seas . Was a fantastic vacation for a family from the cold Midwest!!! A little background... We were a group of 7ppl - ages 5 to 59, I myself am a 34 year old female. This was my 16th cruise, first on Explorer of ... Read more
Having read the reviews, I went with low expectations for the ship. I was pleasantly surprised in many ways. First, the staff onboard were friendly and anxious to please and be helpful. The guides were very, very good at their jobs - most ... Read more
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