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Africa Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Africa
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579

Very Good

332

Average

195

Poor

119

Terrible

95

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1,328 Africa Cruise Reviews


willowgate11 avatar

willowgate11

1 Review Written

NEVER use Uniworld!!

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Many days we were ‘on the bus’ very early – often between 6:30am-7:00. Some days were even earlier. We would go from breakfast (which had to be eaten by 6:00, to make it to the bus) until 2:00-2:30 without ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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SkyeFlyer

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Spirit Service Team and Renovation Despite Unfortunate Pandemic Impact

Overall Summary: - Despite the extraordinary complication noted below, we would be glad to sail on the NCL Spirit in the future. Although we did not visit all ports, we believe this is a great itinerary. - ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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muesy

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Ceased to be a cruise.

My wife and I are seasoned cruisers, having over the last 20 years plus enjoyed 41 previous cruises all around the world. None of them will be remembered so vividly as this one but sadly not for the right reasons. ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Mrs Moho

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

The Cruise That Should Not Have Sailed

We were on the doomed cruise from Dubai, 2nd March to Cape Town. Advertised and highly promoted as the cruise of a lifetime, visiting UAE, Muscat, Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion Island and several stops ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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BIWOZ

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The Voyage of Indulgence!

We chose this cruise — 14 days Singapore to Mumbai — because we were offered a once-in-a-lifetime deal. Sadly, CV-19 caught up with us and seven of our ports refused us entry. Nevertheless, after 18 days, we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ABCDMAX

1 Review Written

Exceptional Customer Service

This was the link cruise between Imagine Cruising’s Wonders of the World tour which should have included China and India - full review of that on Tripadviser. Joined the ship at Singapore and set sail for a 14 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Madkel

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

First Azamara Cruise.

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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Bob Doig

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

I will never sail with this cruise line again.

This was to be the cruise of a lifetime but now it will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Even before we embarked, the itinerary had been changed. It was only when I contacted a tour company in Madagascar ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Sussex Duo

13 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

16 consecutive days at sea around the Indian Ocean

We booked a cruise from Dubai to Cape Town on the Norwegian Spirit because it had an interesting itinerary but, after just 3 stops, we ended up with 16 consecutive days at sea. During embarkation we were ...
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Sail Date March 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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tonyfes

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly the last cruise of the season

We chose this cruise because it was close to my wife's birthday. On the Sunday prior to the cruise our President announced the strict measures for gatherings and movement of people - we thought our cruise was ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Thisledome

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

China Seas Cruise

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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Angela.Cromarty

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Money seems the prime objective of getting people to cruise

We joined the cruise with friends. Just a weekend away ... and wanted to relax and have some fun. Everything is extremely overpriced. As we were paying in the region of R2000 pppn... we do expect ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Cruisin80

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Always so much fun and luxurious

We love to cruise, we find it relaxing and love spending quality time with the family. We always enjoy the entertainment and love taking part. Its definitely easier on the 2nd cruise.. the food in the buffet it ...
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Sail Date March 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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OOKenobi101

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

So many problems due to one cause

• We got the impression that the ship was over capacity, as it was almost impossible to get to the food stations or even get a table at the buffets at mealtimes, due to the sheer quantity of guests. • The ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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chess palace

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don't believe the horror stories

Having long wanted to visit the area of the Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, La Reunion) covered by this cruise, we were pleased to find the one operator, Costa, who seemed able to include all these ...
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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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111belle

1 Review Written

Whales were amazing

The whale watching was amazing but we only went out 2 hours a day? We came to see whales, I expected to go out morning and afternoon. We were on a boat which was brought back 30 minutes earlier than the others. Why? ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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shirleyteale

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very enjoyable cruise

The cruise was excellent with very good staff who all looked after us all very well. We enjoyed the food prepared by the Greek Chef - lots of Greek specialities and fresh fish and prawns. We went on almost all ...
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Sail Date January 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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Funkygibbins

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very disappointing

We chose this cruise due to the locations it offered compared with other cruise lines. We embarked Costa Victoria in Male (Maldives). Due to it being an Italian cruise company, often English translations were ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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