This French isle is another rocky volcano outcrop, with its own Volcano Museum dedicated to this aspect of island life. Again there are good beaches, but you can also study the highly individual Creole architecture, amazing botanical gardens and several wildlife parks. This is also dramatic mountain country, so come armed with plenty of film.
Europe meetsAfrica in SouthAfrica’s prime resort of Durban, with all the benefits of being on the IndianOcean. Spending the day on one of the beautiful beaches is a popular pastime, but there is also much of historical interest, plus some magnificent natural beauty within reach.If nothingelse,stroll along themainpromenade and stop for traditional afternoon tea at the RoyalHotel.
TheGarden Route in the WesternCape is one of SouthAfrica's most scenic attractions and is generally thought to stretch along the IndianOcean from Mossel Bay to St Francis.Mossel Bay offers sandy beaches andwhale watching
The jewel of SouthAfrica’s coastline,CapeTown is a citywith the most recognisable profile.The backdrop of Table Mountain gives it its distinct and proud signature.With a day to explore,why not try the cable car trip upTable Mountain, gowine-tasting in nearby Paarl or Stellenbosch (world-class vintages guaranteed) or soak up some of the great botanical gardens.
Note: In the event of adverse weather/sea conditions that prevent the ship from calling at one of the scheduled ports, alternative arrangements will be made where possible.
Land by launch or tender Viewing Only * Technical call (independent passengers may not go ashore)
To enhance the enjoyment of your cruise a programme of optional shore excursions designed to show you the highlights of each of the ports of call will be available to view approximately 8 weeks prior to the cruise departure.