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Awesome experience

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Hubby and I came to celebrate my 50th birthday. We had the best time ever. The balcony cabin a must..friendly Crew..good tasty food..clean rooms..live entertainment, Jayreed rocked the place with reggae music and in no time people were full on dance floor. Chico a drummer from Philippines was so entertaining..he played those drums hard..he was amazing, friendly, interacted with his audience, ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


MSC Pomene Mozambique cruise review

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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AntonEW
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Tropical beach break from Durban . Nice roomy cabin on 15 th deck cleaned and quality linen with excellent TV and wide range of DSTV channels and bar refilled daily. Issues are restricted to Durban embarkation nightmare where passengers herded into enclosed tent for so called COVID document checks yet if ever this was a high risk viral vest pool in 40 degree heat with zero air most passengers did ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Deluxe Interior


First and Last NCL cruise

Review for Norwegian Jade to Africa

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KRock
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have never cruised with NCL prior to this cruise and this will also be our last. We originally selected NCL because of the South Africa itinerary booking it in August 2021. From beginning to end the cruise was disorganized with the left hand not knowing what the right hand was doing. Our Durban port of call was cancelled with no real explanation except "out of our control" and the itinerary ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Disappointing

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Africa

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Motherofrodents
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

This was our first cruise with MSC and we were super disappointed, especially after the big hype. To start off, we were clearly instructed to not arrive before our embarkation time, which was 12pm. We got the just before 12, thinking it would be a smooth embarkation. We stood in 3 different queues. For 3 hours. They don’t have any way of stopping those that arrive too early (there were people ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Very disappointing short cruise of S Africa

Review for Nautica to Africa

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nhow
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this 12 day cruise as a special celebration of my husband's and my big birthday year. It was very expensive (including RT airfare on BA from the UK). The reason we chose this cruise was because we wanted to see a lot of wildlife so we bought 5 tours (4 animal reserves and 1 desert trip). 3 of the tours were cancelled at the last minute supposedly for weather conditions in two cases and ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Not so AZAMazing Azamara

Review for Azamara Journey to Africa

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willden
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

This was our first cruise post Covid and we were delighted to be back on the waters again We had previously enjoyed a great cruise on Azamara some years back, so we had high expectations for this sailing. As it turned out, our hopes for the cruise were perhaps a bit unrealistic and overall, we were somewhat disappointed in the Azamara product. First the positives • The service: We ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


NCL cruise disappointing

Review for Norwegian Jade to Africa

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Pat Leahy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a 12 day South African cruise we booked early. We were told that we were getting a great price for a this cruise (35%), only to find out many were getting up to 55%. We booked early because it was filling up fast. All lies by NCL. This was not our first cruise with NCL, but our fifth. We use Carnival for many years, but decide to scale down a little from the fun ship. Our past experiences ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


A Great Itinerary with substandard services and experiences

Review for Norwegian Jade to Africa

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landboater
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was chosen because very few ships visit Africa. The cost was high, and as the cruise approached, deals were offered to those who were not yet signed up. This was carefully orchestrated so that previously committed passengers would not get any refunds or future cruise credits. (Do not have NCL arrange airfare, because later deals don’t include air and cannot be compared with early ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Worst cruise experience ever

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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Cramermc813
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

MSC Review This has been one of the worst cruises I’ve ever experienced. I planned this vacation with MSC as a “cruise of a lifetime”, considering this was my wife’s first cruise experience. My expectation was clearly not met, not to mention the ship is old and the decor is grossly outdated! What my wife and I experienced with MSC Orchestra has greatly reduced our interest in cruising. MSC ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony (partial view)


Never again with MSC!!!

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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skibum02
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

My family cruised on MSC Orchestra Dec 26th- Jan 9th from Durban with (planned) stops in Mozambique, Madagascar, Seychelles and Mauritius. I strongly caution prospective travelers to avoid this cruise and MSC as a whole after this disappointing holiday and will in detail describe our experience. BEFORE CRUISE: MSC website to manage your booking is vague in detailing how their packages work. ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony

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