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332 Cape Town Cruise Reviews


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Madkel

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

First Azamara Cruise.

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This 26 night cruise started in Cape Town and was to end in Dubai. Sadly Corona Virus decided to intervene which resulted in the cruise missing many ports of call and a premature ending in Muscat which was not a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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swimboy09

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

$100 million upgrade and $0 spent on Officers and Captain Pinonchio

NCL knew before the Dubai leg of this trip to Cape Town took place , that the Corona Virus would prevent us reaching any ports other than the UAE. and one of them was awful. The Captain did not communicate any ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Ubiquiti

3 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Sorry Seabourn: You Blew It

We have just finished our "Capetown to Singapore" part of the Sojourn World Cruise. BACKGROUND My wife and I used to be died-in-the-wool Seabourn fans and have Diamond (250+ days) status. We loved the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Canadian World Travellers

1 Review Written

3 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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uktraveller

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

South Africa intensive Feb 2020

Overall a very enjoyable cruise. What we like about Azamara ....the friendly crew/ officers, the small ship atmosphere, the food, the Living Room and The Den with good live music....it was all there on this South ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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The BarCarres

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

South African Tour

We choose this cruise to see South Africa. We have sailed many times before with RCCL and Celebrity. We knew within minutes this would be our first and last Azamara cruise. This did not change as the cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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COSH

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Drop in standards

We chose this cruise as it formed part of an Africa experience we wished to undertake by staying in Cape Town area both before and after the cruise. It is an ideal way for first time visitors to South Africa to get ...
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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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Rutman

12 Reviews Written

31 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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kimmk

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Relaxing but sedate

We chose this cruise as a relaxing way to get home from South Africa. The ship gave a grand impression with wood paneling a feature. It appeared well maintained. For those who get sea sick, there was quite a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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HRJEN

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A voyage of disasters

Background: We had booked a 14-day fly/cruise package directly through Fred Olsen leaving from Cape Town, visiting Port Elizabeth, Richard’s Bay, Mayotte, Madagascar and the Seychelles. Flights: Instead of ...
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Sail Date October 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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romyfernandez

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Pacific Princess Cruise Review by romyfernandez

A very interesting, rejuvenating and memorable 24-day last segment of 2019 World Cruise Pacific Princess Cruise Review by romyfernandez My wife and I did not take the complete 111 days 2019 World Cruise with ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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hilarya99

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Half a cruise

Paid half price and got half of nearly everything. We actually left on the 23/3/19 for 11 day cruise from Poole. We were attracted to the cruise because it left from Poole, was visiting the Shetland Isles and in ...
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Sail Date March 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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ritterm

1 Review Written

Our first cruise and what an experience!

It was our first cruise and what an experience it was! We specifically want a cruise from Cape Town (no need to fly to Durban) and a cruise to Walvisbaai and one with a theme - Bokradio with it's shows was spot on! ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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warrenhickson

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship but Far From Perfect

Having cruised on larger ships (Cunard & Celebrity), we decided to try a luxury, mid-size ship and booked the Seabourn Sojourn for its 20 night cruise from Cape Town to the Maldives. On the plus side: 1) Our ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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theTaxZombie

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on a mediocre ship

The cruise was an amazing adventure - from the cities of Cape Town, Colombo & Singapore to island countries of Seychelles & Maldives, being able to see 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, African buffalo, rhino, lion & ...
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Sail Date January 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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elizabethcruiser

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Interesting but nothing made me want to return to Cunard exclusiviely

Chose this cruise as it meant i did not have to fly home after visiting South Africa. Embarkation was very good in Capetown, Cabin seemed a bit smaller than other lines (balcony). Very impressed with all the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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7notrump7

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Oceania does not measure up to their puffery

We chose this cruise for its itinerary, and that was great. But arriving late 6 times at ports caused problems on tours (never Oceania's fault). Oceania claims to have "the finest cuisine at sea"--NOT TRUE! There ...
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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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