African Safari and Cruise Adventure in 2023
17 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Onboard Beverages, Specialty Dining, Shore Excursion Credit, Wi-Fi & More
Deal Code: MC-91637
Your 17 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes
- Economy flights to Johannesburg returning from Cape Town
- Bonus 1 Nights pre-cruise accommodation in Cape Town
- 4 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
- 12 Night South African cruise onboard Norwegian Jade in an interior cabin
- Bonus Prepaid Onboard Gratuities
- Bonus Onboard Beverage Package
- Bonus Specialty Dining Package
- Bonus Shore Excursion Credit
- Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
- Bonus Choice of Cabin Location
- All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
- A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
- All port taxes & charges included
- One way economy flight from Capetown to Johannesburg
- Bonus Exclusive Package Savings
- Bonus Low Deposit from $399 pp*
General Sail Date Information
Tour departs on Monday, January 9, 2023 – Set sail on Saturday, January 14, 2023
*Surcharges may apply
Day 1: Cape Town, South Africa
Arrive in Cape Town today and enjoy 1 night pre cruise before embarking Norwegian Jade. 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.Day 2 -3: Cape Town, South Africa
Embark your cruise today and enjoy 1 more night in Cape Town onboard giving you time to explore this vibrant city.Day 4: Mossel Bay, South Africa
Mossel Bay is situated on the Garden Route in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. It’s known for the wide Santos Beach and the 19th-century Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse, which offers stunning bay views. The Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex includes the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum & botanical gardens. The Post Office Tree, a milkwood tree in the complex, has been used as a mail collection point since the 1500s.Day 5: 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 the Nelson Mandela Bay is home to elephants, rhinos, other big game & also offers cheetah encounters!Day 6-7: 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 8: 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 9-10: At Sea
Your day 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 11: Luderitz, Namibia
Founded in 1883 by a wealthy German merchant of the same name, Luderitz offers colourful 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 centre 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.Day 12: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Unspoiled Walvis Bay, a natural lagoon and the only deep-sea harbour 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.Day 13: At Sea
Your day 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: Cape Town, South Africa
Disembark your cruise this morning and fly to Johannesburg where you will take a road transfer to Black Rhino Safari Lodge.Day 15-17: Black Rhino Safari
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.Day 19: Johannesburg, South Africa
You will depart Black Rhino this morning and be transferred back to Johannesburg airport for your return flight home.
Board the Norwegian Jade to experience Norwegian Cruise Line’s award-winning hospitality. Refurbished in 2017, this well-equipped ship is perfect for the whole family. Challenge the kids to a game of basketball or volleyball; browse original, well-known works at the art gallery; or kick back and relax with a spa treatment at the Mandara Spa before heading to the pool. Time out can be spent at Magnum’s Champagne and Wine Bar, Malting’s Whiskey Bar, or any of the 11 lounges on board. There’s so much to feast your eyes upon on board the Norwegian Jade and, with 15 dining options available, your stomach won’t get overlooked either!
Travel based on Tour Departure: 9 January 2023/Cruise Departure: 14 January 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. 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.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.
- Chance to see the Big 5 on your safari
- Discover the vibrant city of Cape Town
- Explore ports in Namiba for the first time with NCL
- Enjoy with a drinks package onboard
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