Immerse yourself in the fascinating delights of South Africa on an all-inclusive cruise aboard Azamara Journey® and hotel stay in cosmopolitan Cape Town.
Cape Town, nestled beneath the towering Table Mountain on South Africa’s southwest coast and the country’s capital, is the starting point for your vacation. Savor a night here taking in the scenic sights and its fascinating combination of cultures and cosmopolitan delights. You’ll find plenty to do, but no vacation is complete without a cable car ride to the flat top of Table Mountain, where you can take in panoramic views of the city stretching below.
After your stay, you will board the magnificent Azamara Journey® for your all-inclusive cruise to South Africa. With one staff member for every two passengers, you’ll enjoy personalized and attentive service, making your cruise vacation to some of the world’s most exciting destinations that much more special. Settle into your comfortable surroundings for a day at sea and explore the treasures on board before arriving in Port Elizabeth. Also known as ‘The Friendly City’, it has a wealth of stunning beaches and is home to the densest elephant population in the world. Your next stop is East London, renowned for its long stretches of white sandy beaches. Explore London’s East Coast Nature Reserve, a stunning stretch of coast that stretches from the Great Kei River in the northeast to the Tylomnqa River in the southwest and offers stunning sea views. Pick up seafood and spices at the colorful municipal market during your stopover in Mozambique’s bustling capital, Maputo. Discover fabulous restaurants and quaint cafes or stroll along the captivating coastline to take in views of the shimmering Indian Ocean.
Next, you’ll discover South Africa’s rugged coastline, pristine beaches and the mist-covered hills of Richards Bay. For the adventurous, head to the nearby game reserve, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, to marvel at the largest population of white rhinos on Earth. Finally, you will reach Durban, an essential stopover in South Africa and for good reason. Enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and take a leisurely stroll along Durban’s Golden Mile beach esplanade, admiring the backdrop of jagged mountain ranges. Soak up the buzz of the city along Florida Road, where you can browse galleries and boutiques and savor café culture.
Back in Cape Town, you’ll savor two nights in port to continue your exploration of this cosmopolitan city. You might encounter the Cape fur seals in charming Hout Bay, the resident African penguins on charming Boulders Beach, shop for artisan-made souvenirs at Mariner’s Wharf, or explore Kirstenbosch Gardens with its botanical delights.