For a chance to see the Big Five, choose this Captivating Cape Town itinerary sailing on board Fred. Olsen Cruises’ Boudicca from £1,549pp*, cruise only. Departing 11 January 2018 round trip from Cape Town, the 16-day voyage calls at Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay, Durban and Mossel Bay.
Up to 880 people can enjoy a cruise onboard Boudicca – not the thousands to be found on most ships these days – so there is plenty of space for everyone. And Boudicca is small enough to reach shores many rival cruise ships cannot.
Inside, indulge yourself at the Tintagel and Four Seasons Restaurants. Lounge around on the Deck, or in one of the two Jacuzzis, or splash around in one of their three pools. And when the sun’s shining, the tasty poolside buffet will hit the spot. You’ll have days and nights to remember onboard Boudicca.
The ship’s approach to Cape Town is an unforgettable sight, arguably one of the most picturesque sheltered harbours in the world. It is situated along the peninsula of the Cape of Good Hope, with the dramatic backdrop of craggy Table Mountain in the distance. There is much to do and see here including the Cultural History Museum, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and the Castle of Good Hope, built to house the first governors of the Cape Colony and the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, with its restaurants, bars and smart shops.
One of your port of calls Durban is a city steeped in history. is South Africa’s leading beach resort with all-year bathing and is also noted for its gardens. Drive along Victoria Embankment where you can view the 19th-century Portuguese clock commemorating the 400th anniversary of Vasco da Gama’s sighting of the Natal province in 1497. Other sights include the Indian Market, the Botanical Gardens, or visit a Zulu village outside the city. Nearby are some excellent game reserves.
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*Prices correct at time of publication.