22 December 2018 • 16 Day South African Cheer Christmas Cruise • FREE PRE CRUISE PACKAGE

CPT-CPT 22DEC18
  • Suite Categories

                                                Standard Fare    Current Offer
    Regent Suite                    AU$104,000       AU$99,750       AVAILABLE

    Master Suite                    AU$34,520          AU$30,270      WAITLIST ONLY

    Grand Suite                     AU$29,970          AU$25,720      WAITLIST ONLY

    Explorer Suite                 AU$28,030          AU$23,780     WAITLIST ONLY

    Seven Seas Suite            AU$25,430           AU$21,180      WAITLIST ONLY

    Penthouse Suite             AU$22,960           AU$18,710      AVAILABLE

    Penthouse Suite             AU$22,570           AU$18,320      AVAILABLE

    Penthouse Suite             AU$22,180           AU$17,930      AVAILABLE

    Concierge Suite              AU$20,230          AU$15,980      AVAILABLE

    Concierge Suite              AU$19,840          AU$15,590       AVAILABLE

    Superior Suite                AU$19,200          AU$14,950       AVAILABLE

    Superior Suite                AU$18,940          AU$14,690      AVAILABLE

    Dlx Veranda Suite         AU$18,550           AU$14,300     AVAILABLE

    Dlx Veranda Suite         AU$18,290          AU$14,040     AVAILABLE

    Veranda Suite                AU$17,900          AU$13,650      WAITLIST ONLY

    Cruise fares and category availability are subject to change without notice. Please contact The 50+ Travel Club to confirm category availability.

    Terms and Conditions / Ticket Contracts

    All itineraries and maps are subject to change and pricing is per person based on double occupancy in Australian Dollars (unless otherwise noted).

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  • Itinerary Map

     

    Dec 22 Sat – Embark: Cape Town, South Africa
    Sail Away: 5:00 PM

    Called ‘the fairest cape in the whole circumference of the earth’ and regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town offers museums, lush parks and shops. Impressive mountains, magnificent beaches and outstanding wineries add to the attraction. Ride a cable-car to the top of famous flat-topped Table Mountain and gaze at the mosaic of towering mountains, verdant valleys and the confluence of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The historical highlight is Robben Island, once the prison holding such outstanding anti-apartheid leaders as Nelson Mandela.

    Dec 23 Sun – Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
        
    Dec 24 Mon – Luderitz, Namibia  (Anchor Port)
    Arrive: 8:00 AM  Depart:  5:00 PM

    Founded in 1883 by a wealthy German merchant of the same name, Luderitz offers colorful colonial architecture along the beautiful Atlantic coastline. Explore the region’s past on a tour of Kolmanskop, a ghost town that was once a bustling center of the diamond trade. The recently restored waterfront offers lovely Art Nouveau architecture, and the coastal waters are home to penguins, dolphins, sharks and seals. Enjoy local beer brewed in compliance with Germany’s strict beer purity laws, as well as local dishes and fresh seafood.

    ENJOY 3 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN LUDERITZ

    Dec 25 Tue – Dec 26 Wed – Walvis Bay, Namibia
    * OVERNIGHT PORT *
    Arrive: 10:00 AM  Depart:  3:00 PM

    Unspoiled Walvis Bay, a natural lagoon and the only deep-sea harbor on the Namibian coast, offers something for everyone, with spectacular bird-watching being a keynote, as thousands of migrating species make their way here annually to join the local flamingoes and pelicans. “Dune 7,” at the outskirts of town, towers over the scenic bay, and offers excellent photo ops. The city is also a good starting point for a number of exciting day trips into the timeless beauty of the desert region, including off-road explorations, or fly-over dolphin and whale sighting.

    ENJOY 7 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN WALVIS BAY, OVER 2 DAYS.  Choose from a local town tour, desert tour, birding tour, nature cruise. Many exciting and unique excursions.

    Dec 27 Thu – Cruising the Atlantic Ocean    
        
    Dec 28 Fri – Cruising the Cape of Good Hope    
        
    Dec 29 Sat – Port Elizabeth, South Africa    
    Arrive: 12:00 PM  Depart:  9:00 PM

    Located at the endpoint of South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route, Port Elizabeth is nicknamed “The Friendly City.” While regarded as one of the country’s most important seaports, Port Elizabeth is also considered the water sports capital of South Africa. Visitors enjoy the area’s beaches, scuba diving, game fishing, surfing and whale watching.

    ENJOY 3 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN PORT ELIZABETH

    Dec 30 Sun – East London, South Africa    
    Arrive: 8:00 AM  Depart:  4:00 PM

    Located on the Eastern Cape of South Africa, East London is home to the country’s only river port. Founded in 1836, East London lies on the coast of the Indian Ocean between the Buffalo River and Nahoon River. Its sub-tropical climate and beautiful natural environment make East London a popular tourist destination, with nearby safari reserves for those looking to catch a glimpse of the Big Five game animals.

    ENJOY 2 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN EAST LONDON

    Dec 31 Mon – Durban, South Africa   
    Arrive: 9:00 AM  Depart:  8:00 PM

    A bustling, subtropical city and Africa’s busiest port, Vasco da Gama is said to have sighted Durban Bay on Christmas Day, 1497, naming the land Natal as a mark of respect for the Nativity. The name Durban was acquired in 1843 when Port Natal was renamed for Sir Benjamin D’Urban. Today , Durban delights the traveler with its colorful mosaic of ethnic neighborhoods and memorable excursions to game reserves and the traditional lifestyle of the Zulu people. Explore Old Market Square, the Golden Mile beachfront and the scented Botanic Gardens and Gray Street Mosque, the largest in the southern hemisphere.

    ENJOY 7 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN DURBAN

    Jan 01 Tue – Cruising the Indian Ocean
        
    Jan 02 Wed – Maputo, Mozambique    
    Arrive: 11:00 AM  Depart:  7:00 PM

    Discover the relaxed charm of Maputo with its wide, European style boulevards, lush with jacaranda, bougainvillea and other tropical foliage, where old colonial palaces are mixed in with modern high-rise buildings. Visit The Cathedral built in 1944 in the shape of a cross, then the lively Mercado Central. Enjoy a snack of freshly roasted cashews and a cold bottled drink. Stop by the National Museum of Art then stroll along the Avenida Julius Nyerere, browsing the boutiques, vendors, and restaurants. Look for African waxprint and woven fabrics, beautiful wooden boxes and picture frames. Seek out the surreal Pancho Guedes buildings, reminiscent of Gaudi. Visit the Praça de Trabalhadores designed by Gustave Eiffel in the late 19th century. Sip coffee in one of the many outdoor cafés as you watch the world go by in this vibrant seaside capital.

    ENJOY 3 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN MAPUTO

    Jan 03 Thu – Richards Bay, South Africa    
    Arrive: 8:00 AM  Depart:  5:00 PM

     Richards Bay is one of South Africa’s largest harbors, and is the tourist’s gateway to Zululand, once the mightiest of the sub-Saharan African Kingdoms. Richards Bay began its life as a makeshift harbor, set up by Sir Fredererick Richards, after whom it is named, during the Anglo-Boer War of 1880-81. Richards Bay has some of the most spectacular wetland scenery and pristine beaches on the north coast of KwaZulu Natal. Join us as we explore the land of King Shaka, or embark on an unforgettable safari to Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.

    ENJOY 5 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN RICHARDS BAY INCLUDING A SPECIAL EVENT: Dinner in the Bush At Zulu Naya Private Game Reserve

    Jan 04 Fri  – Cruising the Indian Ocean    
        
    Jan 05 Sat – Mossel Bay, South Africa    (Anchor Port)
    Arrive: 7:00 AM  Depart:    2:00 PM

    Situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay offers more than 37 miles of beaches and at least 300 days of sunshine a year. Known as the location where the first Europeans made landfall on South African soil in 1488, today’s Mossel Bay is one of the country’s most popular beach destinations, as well as a haven for outdoor adventurers.

    ENJOY 4 COMPLIMENTARY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN MOSSEL BAY

    Jan 06 Sun – Cape Town, South Africa
    Arrive: 8:00 AM  *Disebarkation Day*   

  • Only one date available for this Christmas Cruise of south Africa.

    16 Days – 22 December 2018 to 6 January 2019

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