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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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Africa's a big place. Find out what other cruisers have to say about sailing the continent.
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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Cape Town -> Mossel Bay -> Indian Ocean (Cruising) -> Richards Bay -> Maputo -> Durban -> Durban -> East London (South Africa) -> Port Elizabeth -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Walvis Bay -> Walvis Bay -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Cape Town -> Cape Town
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Harwich -> Rotterdam -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Lisbon -> Seville (Cadiz) -> Gibraltar -> Almeria -> Cartagena (Spain) -> Palma de Mallorca -> Barcelona -> Cruising -> Florence (Livorno) -> Rome (Civitavecchia) -> Naples -> Taormina (Messina) -> Cruising -> Kefalonia -> Kotor -> Split -> Venice -> Split -> Dubrovnik -> Kefalonia -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Aqaba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Salalah -> Cruising -> Muscat -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Marmago -> Mangalore -> Cochin -> Cruising -> Colombo -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Penang -> Kelang (Kuala Lumpur) -> Singapore
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Alexandria
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
Durban is a beachside city in South Africa that boasts the busiest ...
Safaga
Safaga, a working port on the coast of the Red Sea, brings you close ...
Tangier
Expect a heady blend of Middle Eastern magic, Berber tradition and ...
Tunis (La Goulette)
A terrorist attack on March 18th, 2015, in the capital Tunis has led ...
First time cruisers. denisevanwyk
02/15
It was our first experience of cruising and my husband and I, together with another couple, boarded the MSC Opera on Monday the 16th February, for a four night cruise to the Portuguese Islands in Mozambique. We were very excited and our boarding ... Read more
Cape Town - Hong Kong Timbuktu123
12/14
What sold us on this cruise: The two features that sold us on this cruise was the itinerary and the all visas would be included. Getting visas to some of the more exotic places is a real challenge, so having that as part of the trip's inclusivity ... Read more
Cruising Mattie3
11/14
My review is my experience on the Oceania Cruise Line. This 30 day cruise was my wish trip. My mother who had been to many of the ports was kind enough to go with me. We both have been on many cruises, but not the cruise line Oceania. My mother ... Read more
The ship was ready for its passengers. It was clean and tidy. The embarking procedure was understandably slow, but then rather slow and thorough that anything else. I did not make use of any excursions The cabin and the whole ship, as far as I ... Read more
African Explorer St Pete Cruiser
09/14
One of the plans you tend to make upon finishing your working years is what will you do to celebrate retiring. I had long ago decided to do a long and adventurous cruise to new places. I had my eye on the Grand Pacific cruise on Holland America's ... Read more
Mixed Feelings lisarich007
02/15
We travelled by Taxi to the Port of Durban, and got there early.... 2 hours prior to the stated embarkation time... This was to ensure that we would not have to wait in queues later in the day, and would get onto the ship before the heat of the day ... Read more
EXCELLENT CRUISE rose lady
02/15
One has to feel sorry for the tourist industry in Egypt, continuing fighting and bombing, has turned tourists away. Bad news never turns us away, we flew down to Luxor and after visiting temples, we boarded the MS Tosca, a Uniworld ship. We were ... Read more
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