Bucket List South Africa – Safari & Cruise Discovery
15 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday With $3000 Bonus Value including Safari, Sightseeing, Exclusive Package Savings & More
Deal Code: MC-96751
Your 15 Day Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes
Economy Flights to Johannesburg Returning From Cape Town
Your Pre Cruise Safari Experience
3 Nights Safari Lodge Stay at Black Rhino Safari
Bonus Morning & Afternoon Game Drives during your Black Rhino Safari stay
Bonus all meals included during your Black Rhino Safari Stay
Bonus All Ground transfers Included in Africa
One Way Flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Your 12 Night Luxury Azamara Cruise
12 Night Cruise Onboard Azamara Journey in an Interior Stateroom
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package including Select Standard Spirits, Beers & Wines
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Complimentary AzAmazing Evenings® event
Onboard Gratuities included
Onboard All Port Taxes & Charges
Shuttle service to and from port communities, where available
Enjoy More Time Ashore with 2 Overnight Stays Onboard in Cape Town
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
Low Deposit $599pp*
General Sail Date Information
Set sail on Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Day 1: Johannesburg, South Africa
Welcome to Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and capital of Gauteng province. On arrival at the airport, you will be met & be transferred by road to Black Rhino Safari Lodge for a 3-night stay.
Day 2 – 3: Black Rhino Safari, Pilanesberg National Park – South Africa
Black Rhino is a hidden treasure set within the Tamboti Forest at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater with the 58 000 ha Pilanesberg National Park. This area has become renowned as one of South Africa’s most exciting big five eco-tourism destinations. Morning & Afternoon Game Drives will be provided during your Black Rhino Safari stay. Plus, all meals included during your stay.
Day 4: Transfer/Fly Johannesburg to Cape Town
After check out from the Black Rhino Safari Lodge, you will be transferred back to Johannesburg airport for your flight to Cape Town to embark on your 12 Night Luxury Cruise Onboard Azamara Journey.
Day 5: At Sea
Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.
Day 6: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Port Elizabeth situated along Algoa Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. A major port, it’s also known for its numerous beaches. The Donkin Heritage Trail takes in the Old Hill neighbourhood’s Victorian landmarks. Coastal boat tours spot whales & rare seabirds. Kragga Kamma Game Park is a small reserve within Nelson Mandela Bay is home to elephants, rhinos, other big game & also offers cheetah encounters!
Day 7: East London, South Africa
East London is a city on the Indian Ocean, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. It’s known for its beaches, such as Nahoon and Cove Rock. The Buffalo Pass is a road crossing a forested valley and the Buffalo River. Fossilised human and animal footprints, plus artifacts from the Xhosa-speaking people, are exhibited at the East London Museum. Elephants, lions, zebras and other wildlife roam in several nearby game reserves.
Day 8: At Sea
Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.
Day 9: Maputo, Mozambique
Maputo is the capital of Mozambique. Home to a rich history of Portuguese colonial architecture, situated along the downtown Baixa neighborhood. Make a visit to the tranquil Tunduru Botanical Gardens or spend a few hours shopping at the Municipal Market.
Day 10: Richards Bay, South Africa
A bustling port town with year-round warm weather, Richards Bay is home to South Africa’s largest harbour. The golden sands of the coastline stretch from the Tugela River to the border of Mozambique. These serene beaches are also home to the Richards Bay Game Reserve, a protected lagoon that is home to aquatic birds, hippos, sharks and crocodiles. Make time to see Richards Bay Game Reserve or The Richards Bay Lagoon!
Day 11: Durban, South Africa
Durban is South Africa’s third-largest city and the continent’s largest port. Durban’s expansive beachfront on the eastern edge of the centre has one of the city’s busiest concentrations of restaurants, a surfeit of tacky family entertainment. Visit the bazaars, alleyways and mosques that make up the Indian area around Dr Yusuf Dadoo Street.
Day 12 – 13: At Sea
Your days at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.
Day 14 – 15: Cape Town, South Africa
You will dock in Cape Town & spend two nights onboard in this vibrant city. Cape Town is situated beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbour & boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum. You can also explore Cape Town’s famous wine trail or visit the Cape of Good Hope.
Day 16: Cape Town, South Africa
Disembark your cruise and make your way to the airport for your return flight home or ask us about our flexible flights to explore more of Africa.
Welcome on board Azamara Journey! Refurbished in 2016, this vessel accommodates just under 700 passengers across her five opulent decks. She boats 6 dining options, a casino, a theatre, a pool, jacuzzis, a spa, a gym and a running track, the Azamara Journey has everything you need for a relaxing luxury cruise.
Everything is taken care of on Azamara Journey (all meals, drinks and outstanding customer service included!). Whether you want to spend your free time between ports soaking up some sun by the pool, playing a hand in the casino or relaxing in the library, there is something for everyone on the Azamara Journey. While sailing with Azamara Club Cruises you will have the opportunity to really get to know the destinations you are visiting, with fantastic excursions available both during the day and in the evening. Plus, the renowned Azamazing Evenings, which make for a perfect night in any part of your cruise
Tick a safari off your bucket list on this once in a lifetime adventure.
Black Rhino Safari Lodge – Home of the Big 5
Cruise the coast of South Africa, immersing yourself in culture as you go.
Relax onboard in Luxury with Azamara Cruises.
Travel based on Cruise Departure 8 February 2023
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions: At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises. Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
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A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.
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