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Africa Singles Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Loved cruising on the Nile on Oberoi Zahra

Review for Oberoi Philae, Luxury Nile Cruiser to Africa

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terran_explr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I joined other relatives for a 4-night cruise on the luxury cruise ship Oberoi Zahra from Luxor to Aswan during 23-27 Nov 2021. I enjoyed my river cruise on the Oberoi Zahra from Luxor to Aswan along the Nile river. It was mostly a 5-star experience. The Boat Manager Shamden Tamang does a good job overseeing operations and looking after passengers on the trip. My cabin was roomy ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


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

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa

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swimboy09
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 useful information to us and on several occasions told lies about what was to take place at each port of call. This is by far the worse cruise we have ever taken on NCL (This was our ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Thank you Costa

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Just two
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise and were joined by two friends. As mentioned in other reviews we did not set sail due to Corona Virus affecting sailing ports of call. Have to say we found the staff extremely helpful and courteous at all times. Keep in mind these people were under extreme stress being far from their home base and not having any certainty of their position. The ship was very clean and there ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


Exceptional service in exceptional circumstances

Review for Harmony V to Africa

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Ojarm
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Our cruise was round the (Portuguese) Cape Verde islands off the coast of west Africa. After four days the captain told us that we had been ordered back to port due to the impact of the corona virus outbreak. We returned to Sal where we were anchored off shore for the next five days. The captain and crew worked tirelessly to ensure that we felt completely safe and reassured during a difficult and ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Terrible service and food.

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Julesmeister 1
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Didnt end up sailing as cruise cancelled because of Coronavirus. Extremely rude, grumpy drink staff. Spent one night on board. Buffet was so small with well below average variety of food compared to other cruises I've been on. Food in dining room not good as well. Didnt get bread or coffee and having a drink card was a complete waste considering they dont serve cocktails or spirits in the dining ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Worst travel experience

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Brose05
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My experience with costa cruise would be the worst travel experience I have ever endured.only on the ship for 24 hours, never left the embarkation port before we were told to disembark. The process of passengers getting their documentation back was a debacle waiting in lines for several hours elderly persons fainting, no care for passengers welfare was apparent. After this Costa only wants to give ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


The Cruise That Should Not Have Sailed

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa

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Mrs Moho
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 in South Africa. Yes definitely a trip of a lifetime. This was our13th cruise with NCL - was this a sign already? We had heard via our roll call that Madagascar had been removed with ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Poor refurbishment,

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa

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stoked1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this cruise due to ports of call. But firstly, the CC editor needs to reevaluate this ship. Especially: ‘Bottom Line Excellent value for the high quality of food, service and itineraries’. What a joke! The food onboard was abysmal. Even after leaving Dubai it was virtually the same everyday and got worse as it went on. In the Garden Buffet after day ten you really ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


What cruise this was a non-stop ferry ride from Oman to Cape town

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa

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Milo2013
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This should have been our trip of a lifetime, my retirement gift. Despite being informed of most port closures, NCL took the decision to set sail. From day 1 the cruise went downhill - despite having just come out of dry dock following a 100million dollar refurbishment, the ship had maintenance issues. Ceilings falling in, public toilets not finished, stateroom bathroom facilities missing to ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great Spirit Service Team and Renovation Despite Unfortunate Pandemic Impact

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa

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SkyeFlyer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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. - Dubai is a great city to explore in advance of embarkation and although we were prevented by local authorities from visiting Cape Town, we had planned five days of exploration and ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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