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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.
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A must stop on South Africa cruises, this cosmopolitan city has lots to see and do.
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Everything you need to know about the different cruises you can find on this most unusual continent.

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81% Loved It
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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
87% Loved It
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Dover -> Cherbourg -> Cruising -> St. Jean de Luz -> Bilbao -> Cruising -> Lisbon -> Portimao -> Seville (Cadiz) -> Motril -> Ceuta -> Casablanca -> Cruising -> Agadir -> Cruising -> Madeira (Funchal) -> Tenerife -> Lanzarote -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Mindelo (Sao Vicente) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Principe Island -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Luanda -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Walvis Bay -> Luderitz -> Cruising -> Cape Town -> Cape Town
82% Loved It
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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
78% Loved It
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Lisbon -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Madeira (Funchal) -> La Palma -> Tenerife -> Las Palmas -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Porto Grande -> Atlantic Ocean (Cruising) -> Dakar -> Takoradi -> Lome -> Cotonou -> Principe Island -> Walvis Bay -> Cape Town -> Cape Town
77% Loved It
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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
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 ...
04/15
This I think was our one and only voyage so we were lucky it was on QM2 from Cape Town to Southampton. It was fifteen days of luxury. Our cabin 12006 was super, very comfortable and conveniently situated. We could keep a watch on the bridge from ... Read more
After a deplorable embarkation in Cape Town, things got better. This was our fourth time on the QMII and we will certainly return, especially for crossings. We love, love, love the interior of the QMII, and were luxuriously at home in many of the ... Read more
04/15
This was our first Cunard cruise, but 15th overall. We embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 April 2015 for a 16 night cruise to Cape Town, South Africa. Embarkation process was smooth, easy and quick. Then onto the ship, which was a ... Read more
03/15
After all the hype in the lead up what a disappointment to board a smelly ship no more than a floating retirement village including passengers dying or being taken by ambulance at every port. The food is bland and boring, the activities are what I ... Read more
04/15
We booked the cruise at the last moment and for a price we could not refuse. What a bargain ! We have cruised with Cunard three times before always on the queen Elizabeth. The QM2 surpassed all our expectations. We loved the spaciousness of the ship ... Read more
03/15
we travelled only on this ship from Sydney to Singapore 20 day cruise and we loved it the ship has a class of its own, stylish friendly great staff and cruise director excellent . Service and quality of food was excellent ,the staff could not do ... Read more
My husband and I are world travelers and have cruised many times on both ocean going ships and river boats. We love both equally, but for different reasons. When this most exciting itinerary came up with the potential for unique learning experiences ... Read more
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