Azamara Pursuit Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
150 reviews
Sailing in to Capetown
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Curve of external wall of ship, cut across view and light for my balcony
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a club continent suite.  Comes with butler and bar set up, and a bottle of champagne.  Nightly petit fours.  And afternoon tea service in your cabin if you like.
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Anniversary dinner in Prime C
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"Despite the cruise being at capacity the service was absolutely excellent.Room service coffee in the morning or the Mosaic Cafe,..."Read More
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sunhat123
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We spent 18 nights aboard Pursuit from Cape Town to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The ship had a serious gastrointestinal infection aboard that was badly mishandled by Pursuit's crew. In the weeks since our disembarkation social media is reporting the gastrointestinal issues were related to South African bottled water, and after that water supply was replaced by Spanish water all returned to normal. ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Plus Stateroom


Surprising Azamara Pursuit

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nucdrf
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Azamara Pursuit provides a good, solid, mid-market/premium experience. Embarkation was almost too fast and efficient. The staff had us aboard the ship, being hustled to the safety briefing. before we knew it. We felt we missed out on the joy of arriving and embarking on a new cruise adventure. The ship is comfortable and well maintained, the crew is friendly and helpful. The number of ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


An excellent time was had by all

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brettski55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are fairly experienced "cruisers" having been on 8 cruises with Viking, four with Norwegian, and one each on Holland America and UniWorld. Obviously, Viking is our "go to" cruise line (we have three more ocean and two river cruises booked through the spring of 2026). We chose this Azamara cruise because the itinerary offered stops that weren't readily available. This was a repositioning cruise, ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Totally let down and no accountability

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disgruntled2024
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise as a celebration for my partner's special birthday. A couple of hours before boarding we found out that the ship had a very bad problem with Norovirus and was in a red state of alert. We were not advised of this by Azamara but discovered this on social media. We were not given the option not to board so would lose our money if we didnt. The embarkation process was chaotic ...
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Sail Date: February 2024

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Exceeded expectations. Great introduction to South African game parks.

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CJSANDFS
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Dealing with Azamara precruise was a nightmare. They actually "lost" one of our bookings and don't get me started on their website!! We were therefore very pleasantly surprised at how well our cruise went. The fact that there were less than 400 passengers may have helped but everything from embarkation on was so easy. Never had to queue for anything. We did ask our cabin attendant to remove ...
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Sail Date: December 2023

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom

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Fab smaller ship with superb staff ….nearly worthy of 5 review

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Bossman1953
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Special birthday pressie to ourselves. Much prefer a smaller ship and the Pursuit turned out to be only half full which whilst even more comfortable for us must have been a disappointment for Azamara. Did mean there were numerous quiet places around the ship where passengers could sit etc and it was rare to struggle to get a seat anywhere. Despite the obvious spare capacity upgrades were very ...
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Sail Date: December 2023


Cruising as it should be

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anguscumulus
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have enjoyed cruises over the years on the likes of P&O, Royal Caribbean, Cunard, Princess, Norweigen and Celebrity but Azamara beats all those companies hands down. Our cruise from the Canaries to Cape Town was a repositioning cruise. This may explain why the ship was only half full. But we had no embarkation issues. In fact, we just handed our bags in and wandered into town for a couple of ...
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Sail Date: November 2023

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Deeply disappointing

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Belle Dame
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Friends had been with Azamara on a number of occasions. We have been on many cruise ships, but were encouraged by the good reviews. We received no information about the cruise in anyway whatsoever until about 2 days before. Had to ring repeatedly. Very sad to hear Azamazing would not be taking place. It was one of the reasons we chose the cruise. We had 2 days in Rome hotel which was lovely, ...
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Sail Date: November 2023


As other reviewer said, dreadful start but got better!

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Cruise2Cathy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

As embarkation goes, it has to be the worst in all my years cruising. There were only 550 odd of us but it over 2 hours in makeshift tents, fighting for seats, coffee and biscuits ran out and after we got on and did the mandatory safety briefing - the buffet had closed. We’d set off from Gatwick before 7.00am so we were tired, hungry and thirsty - NOT a good first impression of Azamara ...
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Sail Date: November 2023

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom


Shaky start, strong finish.

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P.O.S.H
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

Second time on this ship, first time post covid and hopes were high. I think it is important to differentiate between brands and definitions of ‘luxury small ship cruising’ before offering a fair review. Azamara offers small ship all-inclusive cruising in a boutique setting. This is NOT 6 star (hate that phrase anyway). If you are looking for the above with an all-suite, all-butler style ...
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Sail Date: November 2023


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