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Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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30 Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


Rutman avatar

Rutman

12 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Solid Upscale Cruising Experience

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It is probably important for you to know my wife and I are seasoned cruisers. Over the past 25 years we’ve sailed a total of 31 times on Celebrity, Azamara, Viking Ocean, Holland America, Cunard, Princess, Royal ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Professional Pilgrim

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The best of over 20 cruises on 7 cruise lines!

We LOVED Oceania's ms Nautica! Only 650 passengers (maximum possible = 684), and a huge, very international crew. An older but well-maintained intimate ship, full of beautiful art; fabulous food (the best we have ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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pmurphy8

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beware Of owners suite 6088

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. We could “Safari” without sleeping in tents! We also wanted to escape the winter weather in the US. Ports were interesting except for Maputo, Mozambique. Oceania should ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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zimflyer

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best O trip and ship yet...!

Staff, Cruise Director, Chefs, food and service absolutely first rate, and not just for a few days...it was 35 days of pampering. FANTASTIC... keep it up Oceania. CONS: The drinks were pricey, but we could ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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peonyflower

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A photography dream safari/cruise

We chose this cruise the very first day it came out. We'd done North Africa and wanted to do South Africa with a pre-cruise safari. Regent did a fantastic job providing us with a Shamwari 5 Star game resort where ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Patsyknapsy

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

SUCH A DELIGHT

We just booked this at the very last moment as it was sailing from Cape Town to Southampton and were delighted there was space. This was our first Cunard experience, but I think virtually all other passengers ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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SRQTravelgirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise of my life

This was the longest cruise I have ever taken, and I never traveled as a solo traveler (age 52) before. From 650 guests on board, 450 knew my name during my adventure. I have met endless wonderful people who I ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Bpastor

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great introduction to South Africa

Wanted to explore South Africa. Cruise enabled us to see a good deal of this country. We were guided by the knowledge and wisdom of an outstanding lecturer, Rob Prescot and the kind and informative interraction ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Helenecruise

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Wonderful relaxing cruise

We joined Queen Elizabeth on the 20th April in Cape Town. We had travelled on quite a few cruises on Queen Mary, but wow we were blown away by Queen Elizabeth. From the moment we stepped aboard, our holiday began ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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CruisinPashmina

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Holiday cruise in South Africa

I took my daughter, her husband and their two daughters on a wonderful two week cruise. We went round trip in and out of Cape Town. The ship was in great shape, the crew was fantastic, intuitive and always helpful. ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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cambsboy1

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Good attention to detail.

We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary, which is different from most of the cruises in this area. Firstly, before booking, we had consulted the reviews, and knew roughly what to expect. I get fed up with ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Mimippsb

5 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Nautica Cape Town to Singapore

This cruise was chosen for its itinerary. Our Akron transport did not arrive at Cape Town. We were advised by other workers at the terminal to wait. After 30 minutes of waiting we walked out to the front of the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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LAL Cruiser

5 Reviews Written

72 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Cruise

My partner and I, with friends, recently did a ten day cruise through South Africa; it was a wonderful experience and a great way to travel to this part of the world. We have travelled on Silversea many times in ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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hardcase

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Guilt-free luxury

We have so far cruised with Regent Seven Seas 128 days in total, round South America (highly recommended), from Bali, from Cape Town. After having done two world cruises with different cruise lines, as well as ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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rkreiss

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cape Town to Rio

This was out third Ocean crossing. This time from Cape Town to Rio. We have been cruising since 2006 but have done a lot of independent traveling over the years. We flew from JFK through Paris to Cape ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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jpver

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Discovering South Africa

When I discovered the cruise in June 2015 for nov/dec 2015 around South Africa and a reasonable rate, I did not hesitate , certainly that a few years ago we were already on the Nautica and for once there is an ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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iguy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Seven Seas Mariner, Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, 2015

This was our third cruise on the Mariner, our second relocation crossing, and our first since the last refurbishment. Overall, we were highly impressed by the condition of the ship. The food was consistently ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Able Seaman H

7 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Our second cruise on Sojourn

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Master Echo

18 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

West African Wanderings

SILVER WIND– CRUISES 2406, 2407 AND 2408 CAPE TOWN TO BARCELONA, 27 FEBRUARY TO 5 APRIL 2014 PART 1 WEST AFRICAN WANDERINGS Review of the ship for all three cruises and the ports visited during Cruise 2406 ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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Rbat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent and then some!

My husband and I sailed from Cape Town to Sydney and the the whole experience was fantastic. If only people would realise that the Queen Mary 2 is not a cruise ship it is a liner. If they want glitz go to the other ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Saga Ruby

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smooth as Silk on Silver Whisper

Embarkation went smoothly. The transfer from Cape Grace Hotel to Silver Whisper was so efficient that I was onboard before official embarkation time. I sneaked down the corridor to my Vista Suite to drop off my ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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krayrph

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Oceania Never Fails To Impress

We have sailed with ten cruise lines, and find Oceania to be the best for our needs and lifestyle. Our first experience was in 2010 on Insignia, Nautica's sister ship, from Buenos Aires to Barcelona. Our experience ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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N410MP

8 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

West Africa

We chose this cruise strictly for itinerary. Our whole vacation, taking 3 months, included Seabourn Quest Fort Lauderdale to Cape Town, 2 weeks in South Africa and Zambia with Kensington Tours, this cruise up the ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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57 varieties

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Small section of the World Cruise

We joined the Silver Whisper 30 days into the World Cruise which had started in Fort Lauderdale. Our parents had been on board for all that time and we were glad to be on this trip with old hands as many ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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corballa

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cape Town to Singapore

This was a Christmas and New Year cruise for us getting away from wet and weary England. With over 20 different ports of call -many at islands and other locations not regular cruise ship stops - this was fairly ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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