Cunard Africa Cruises

Get ready for adventure, awesome sights and more, when you cruise to Africa on a Cunard Line ocean liner. Immerse yourself in the exquisiteness of a continent that has taken great steps to protect its natural beauty. Cunard’s Africa cruises visit mainland countries like South Africa and Namibia, along with various island nations in the Indian Ocean. Try a safari and vineyard excursion in the Tulbagh Valley and savor the spirits and wildlife of the region. Or, enjoy the culture and kind people of Cape Town before a rugged, exciting trek into the Namib Desert in a 4x4. Prefer to just relax? Catch some rays at one of Mauritius’ world-renowned beaches. When you aren’t docked in unique ports of call, you’ll be sailing along impressive coastlines aboard one of Cunard’s famous ocean liners. Each day will be filled with new, unique personalities and one-of-a-kind experiences when you cruise to Africa with Cunard Line.

 

Things to Do on an Africa Cruise with Cunard Line

 

Cunard Line’s cruises to Africa bring you into a whole new world, and you’ll be astonished at how much you’ll discover while touring in and around this giant continent. Cunard Line expertly crafts their Africa itineraries to be both cultural enriching and naturally beautiful at the same time. When you aren’t sailing the seven seas in high class, you’ll always have a variety of excursions to enjoy in cities like Cape Town, Walvis Bay, Port Elizabeth, Reunion, Mauritius and more. Sample South African wines, go on a breathtaking safari or just enjoy a peaceful day-long retreat at a pristine white-sand beach. Continue below to preview some of the best things to do when cruising to Africa with Cunard Line:

 


Namib Desert Tour - Cunard Line
  • Namib Desert Tour (Walvis Bay, Namibia)
    Discover all the fascinating animal and plant life that calls the vast Namib Desert its home. You’ll travel by 4x4 vehicles over sand dunes before returning along a coastal road. During your desert journey, your expert guide will point out wildlife like geckos, lizards, birds and the sneaky sidewinder snake.
     

 


Palm Trees in Mauritius - Cunard Line
  • Paradise Island Retreat (Port Louis, Mauritius)
    Spend the day amongst the picturesque palm trees of Ile-aux-Cerfs, aka the “Eden of Mauritius,” where you’ll be welcomed with a fresh cocktail and traditional Mauritian dance. Enjoy a scenic trip to your island paradise to relax on the soft white-sand beaches or take a dip in the pristine waters of the lagoon.
     

 

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens - Cunard Line
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (Cape Town, South Africa)
    Tour the 1,300-acre Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens along the slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town, home to more than 8,500 indigenous plant species. After exploring the gardens, you’ll make your way to the Groot Constantia Estate for a wine tasting and tour of the impressive homestead.
     

 


Volcano Road in Reunion - Cunard Line
  • Reunion Volcano Tour (Reunion)
    Ride the “volcano road” through the lush jungle landscapes of Reunion while enjoying several stops to take in the awe-inspiring views of volcanoes, deep gorges and striking coastlines. The pinnacle of this tour is when you get to look down into the active crater of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, towering over 7,000 feet above the Indian Ocean.
     

 


Dolphin in Walvis Bay - Cunard Line
  • Seal and Dolphin Cruise (Walvis Bay, Namibia)
    Head out onto the Walvis Bay Lagoon in search of seals, dolphins and seabirds from your power boat. Your ride continues to Pelican Point, which is frequented by graceful bottlenose and heavyside dolphins. Sometimes the curious seals will even approach the boat for a bit of snacking and showboating!
     

 


Giraffes in South Africa - Cunard Line
  • Aquila Game Reserve (Cape Town, South Africa)
    Enjoy a guided safari tour through the diverse Aquila Private Nature Reserve, spread out over miles of wetland, mountains and prairie. During your safari adventure you’re likely to come upon herds of roaming game like wildebeests, buffalo, giraffes, elephants and zebras, plus hippos, rhinos and more.
     

 

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