Cruise Shore Excursions
After an early morning departure we head up the N1 Highway, through the spectacular Hex River Valley and arrive at the Aquila Private Game Reserve. The bio-diverse habitat of the reserve ensures plenty of interest for the avid game viewer and birder.
± 9 Hours
This enchanting excursion begins with a tour through historic Stellenbosch, an architectural jewel that serves as the historic heart of the country’s wine region. A gracious blend of 18-century Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian buildings is evident as we drive down Dorp Street, where massive Oaks still shade original water furrows, then enjoy a wine tasting in the Stellenbosch area. A second wine tasting will be included (time permitting), before returning to Cape Town port.
± 3 Hours
Our drive to the city centre takes us past famous landmarks such as the Castle of Good Hope built in 1666 by the Dutch East India Company and City Hall, a baroque building and the Grand Parade. As we follow the city’s main thoroughfare, Adderley Street, we will see St. George’s Cathedral. We will pass the Company Gardens and the Malay Quarter [also known as the Bo-Kaap] which means "Above Cape" because of its location up against the slopes of Table Mountain. In the early 18th century, thousands of slaves from Java, Ceylon and other Far Eastern regions were brought to Cape Town.
± 4.5 Hours
Enjoy an open game vehicle safari and lunch in this malaria-free private game reserve. Transfer to Amakhala Game Reserve for a game drive in an open Land Rover and guided by an experienced ranger. Explore the reserve enjoying spectacular views and diverse landscape looking for the wildlife including the Big 5, black wildebeest, cheetah, giraffe and zebra.
± 8.5 Hours
Combine a half day city sightseeing tour with a visit to SAMREC, the South African Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre. Start the trip by exploring the historical and scenic landmarks of Port Elizabeth including the Town Hall and Feather Market Hall, Fort Frederick, Donkin Reserve Memorial and the nearby picturesque coastal village of Schoenmakerskop.
± 5 Hours
A morning transfer will take you from the port to the white shark cage diving meeting point in time for the safety briefing before heading off in the boat. On arrival at the anchor site, the crew will chum the water to attract the sharks. Once sharks have been spotted everyone gets a chance to enter the cage and have a unique underwater view of the sharks.
± 6 Hours
This excursion offers the opportunity to spend the full day in the Hluhluwe & Imfolozi National Park, the oldest Game Reserve in South Africa, and situated in the heart of Zululand. After an early dawn departure, spend the morning on a game drive in search of the wildlife.
This Durban port excursion offers the opportunity to combine a Durban City sightseeing tour and explore some of the spectacular scenery just outside the city.
± 7.5 Hours
Your English speaking driver guide will collect you from the port and journey inland through villages and gentle rolling countryside which give way to the most spectacular vista, known as the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Here, at Phezulu, you will be immersed in the fascinating culture and traditions of a proud Zulu Nation; have the opportunity to interact with the villagers and purchase traditional and modern souvenirs. A visit to the onsite crocodile park is also included.
± 3.5 Hours
Our tour begins with a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, passing through the cosmopolitan suburb of Sea Point and Camps Bay with its glorious views of the Twelve Apostles, part of the Table Mountain range. From here we travel to the Cape Point Nature Reserve, comprising over 17,300 acres of indigenous fauna and flora.
± 4.5 Hours