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Africa Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Africa
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

52

Very Good

19

Average

32

Poor

16

Terrible

15

Cruise type

Family Cruises

440

Entertainment Cruises

267

Romantic Cruises

188

Luxury Cruises

134

Senior Cruises

105

134 Africa Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Thisledome

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

China Seas Cruise

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We were looking forward to the places we had not been to and on entering the ship and cabin, our YouTube expectations were met by the fixtures and fittings we found. On sailing North from Singapore to Thailand all ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Canadian World Travellers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Azamara Quest vs Oceania R-Class Review - Sophisticated Cruiser over 50+ cruise

I just want to make a couple of points in comparison of these two lines as many on board have sailed on both lines. As a matter of fact just over one month prior I did a 31 day "Around Australia Circumnavigation ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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soars

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Boutique Six star ! - head office needs to learn how to count stars!

Did the immersive African Cape cruise Fe 2020. Booked it for 2 significant life anniversaries Boutique six star so didnt. Mind paying more, WHAT A LET DOWN Tired old ship with worn out carpets and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Trend

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Ship not so ship shape

Crew as always is very friendly and available but found our room stewards did not clean up to AZ standards. Our butler was excellent and followed up on the poor cleaning crew as did Philip the hotel director. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Aluckyitalian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Trip, South Africa Intensive 2/10-2/20

Overall, we experienced a very good cruise, and would definitely sail with Azamara again. This was our first voyage with Azamara, and we have previously sailed with Windstar, as well as Carnival, and NCL (never will ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SusanelizabethP

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor service , poor food , poor staff

My husband and I usually cruise Celebrity but chose this cruise for its itinerary and the reputation of excellent food and service . Unfortunately we were disappointed by both . The embarkation was a disaster . ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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aussie travel bird

6 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Another top cruise - Maiden South Africa Cruise

Firstly can I say, I'm baffled by the previous two negative reviews given that we were on the same Mumbai to Cape Town Cruise December 28. I do agree that the on board service was delivered in the usual outstanding ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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stratton007

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise

No Amazing evening - all cancelled, no white night all abandoned, missed ports and very poor decision making by the Cruise directors. Cuts in included drinks and cuts in quality food, very poor cooking. Good on ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rutman

12 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Solid Upscale Cruising Experience

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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gilpier

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ok cruise but...

After all previous cruises we sailed, we select this one since it had an appropriate itinerary for us. Our cabin was well kept throughout the cruise. Excursion Destination Staff did a good job. Reception desk ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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World Roamer

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not a luxury cruise.

We sailed on the Silversea Silver Shadow from Dubai to Athens in April of this year - our third Silversea cruise . We had loved our previous Cruises on the Shadow and the Silver Spirit and particularly liked the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MichelleMichel

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise from Durban to London April 13 to May 11, 2019

The cruise was good, restaurant, bar and housekeeping staff were exceptional, but if you had to deal with the cruise director, there was no service, just talking down to you very rudely. The shore excursions were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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LittleRedJohn

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Good, but could have been better.

The Silversea expedition ship Silver Cloud may be old, but it’s totally modern, attractive and comfortable. My wife and I had a wonderful 34-day cruise in spring 2019 from Capetown to Lisbon, stopping at 17 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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pdefra1500

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Uniworld Exceeded Our Expectations With Splendors of Egypt

I have been wanting to visit Egypt since I was 4 years old. Instability and fear had always held me back until I discovered Uniworld River Cruises. Uniworld has a unique way of always making you feel like you’re a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Chopperman1107

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worse ports ever!

We wanted to go to Dubai and are experienced cruisers world wide. This is our 12 th cruise and it started in Mumbai. Mumbai should never be visited unless you like crazy traffic with shanties everywhere. Way way ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Love Sea Days

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Seabourn Still Struggling with experienced staff; some real service issues

We were on board for 36 days and had some really great crew members, but serious issues with many the didn’t have a clue what they were doing and some just plain overwhelmed. Our cabin stewardess was the worst I ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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sanetbuitendag

1 Review Written

Photos

Why is the photos so expensive. When you dont buy it they throw all away?? Their are many people that look at the photos but dont buy. It is very nice pictures but really expensive. Think about cheaper prices as to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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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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RobertStodel

1 Review Written

Not as good as it should be

This cruise was a fun way to get to our holiday in South Africa as it went from Southampton to Cape Town. The cabin, public rooms, lectures and art gallery were all great. We were travelling in Queens Grill and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Spudsmack

9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

When Do We Get to the Next Port?

Third time on Oceania, first time on the R-Class Nautica. Had a great time on this 30-day cruise up the east coast of Africa and then Asia seeing some out of the way places but meeting some great people onboard. ...
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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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liolab

1 Review Written

A resting holiday

This was our fourth cruise and it was very disappointing. We went on the Sinfonia in 2011 and it was awesome, not crowded, no queue's, there was always place to relax on the top deck. This time it was over crowded ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Alma G

1 Review Written

Cape Town PE Durban cruise

Due to the delay we only embarked on 26Jan 2019 sadly missing two days of fun we were looking forward to..nevertheless once on board we were in awe of the beauty & magnitude of the ship & then the fun started. We ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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leaj

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

South African Splendor

My husband & I chose this trip so he could take some CE and do a safari!. We booked the pre-cruise safari at Lion Sands River Lodge. While Oceania did not really do a good job with communicating our hotel info or ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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