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Azamara Africa Cruises

An African safari makes the bucket list of many travelers and for good reason! Is there anything more thrilling than seeing animals like lions, elephants, and giraffes in their natural habitats? A cruise to Africa with Azamara will give you plenty of opportunities to experience that safari, plus many other experiences you may not have thought of to do. Azamara’s intimate cruise ships are able to visit ports larger ships can’t, which gives you plenty of time to explore fascinating African destinations. You’ll have plenty of time to embark on the safari, enjoy live jazz music, see South Africa’s scenery from a helicopter, kayak, enjoy wine from the Canary Islands’ premiere wine region, and so much more. If you’re looking for a cruise that will allow you to truly experience the cultures of Africa, then look no further than Azamara. For more information about Azamara cruises to Africa, please call The Cruise Web today at 1-800-377-9383.


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Azamara Land Programs in Africa


Extend your cruise with an exclusive pre- or post-cruise Azamara Land Program on select sailings. Follow the link below to learn more!


Azamara Land Programs in Africa





Things to Do on an Africa Cruise with Azamara


Imagine seeing lions, giraffes, elephants, and more in their natural habitats. Or, imagine kayaking down the Nahoon River, seeing exotic birds and fish up close. Perhaps you would enjoy an evening exploring Cape Town’s jazz scene, where you’ll dine with an authentic jazz musician in his home. Then, get the adrenaline pumping with a helicopter ride over Durban, where the views will be absolutely spectacular. Now imagine being able to have all these amazing experiences on one trip – the Africa cruise of a lifetime. You can when you sail to Africa with Azamara, planning the excursions that interest you the most and returning home with plenty of new stories to tell. Although there are plenty of one-of-a-kind excursions you can do on your Azamara cruise to Africa, below are a few of our recommendations:



Leopards in Africa
  • See Africa’s Big Five (Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
    Embark on an exploration of the Sibuya Game Reserve and see the natural beauty and majestic wildlife of South Africa. Your expert outfitter will take you on a thrilling, open-air expedition in search of Africa’s big five – lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalo. Along the way, keep your eyes and camera open for other animals like zebras and giraffes.




Gorgeous Umgeni River Valley in Durban, South Africa
  • Helicopter Flight Over Durban (Durban, South Africa)
    Experience Durban from a different view with this special flightseeing adventure! After a safety briefing, hop aboard the helicopter for an exhilarating flight over Durban. Get the adrenaline pumping when you soar at a low-altitude over the Umgeni River Valley, climbing up over the Inanda Dam. Then fly up past Trop’s Needle to the Valley of a Thousand Hills, where you’ll enjoy a unique picnic with spectacular views.




Wine Tasting in Lanzarote
  • Lanzarote Wine Tasting (Lanzarote, Canary Islands)
    Lanzarote has a proud winemaking heritage and you can enjoy tasting all the delicious wines the region has to offer. You could begin your journey into wine country with a stop at the Bodega La Geria, which dates back to the 19th century, and you’ll enjoy a sampling of its prized Malvasia other wines. Next, head to the Bodega Rubicon to sample more tantalizing wines. End your day with a stop at the oldest of the Lanzarote wineries, El Grifo, which was founded in 1777 and features a museum and library.




Enjoy Jazz Music in Cape Town
  • An Evening of Jazz (Cape Town, South Africa)
    Have a night out on the town and enjoy a musical journey of Cape Town’s jazz scene. You’ll visit the home of a local jazz musician to enjoy dinner, music, and engaging conversation. Then head to the home of another musician to enjoy a drink or two and immerse yourself in the sounds of Africa.




Kayak in the Goregeous Nahoon River
  • Kayak the Nahoon River (East London, South Africa)
    Want an up close and personal look at wildlife and gorgeous scenery? Then embarking on this two-hour wildlife kayaking excursion on the Nahoon River should be on your must do list! Paddle along the river to see a thriving ecosystem up close—watching for birds like herons, darters, wooly-necked storks, Egyptian geese, and more. See mullet jumping out of the water and you may even spot an otter or sea lion.




Learn about the Zulu Culture in Richards Bay
  • Shakaland Cultural Village (Richards Bay, South Africa)
    Dive into African and Zulu culture on this enlightening excursion! You’ll stroll through the village – where you’ll meet Zulu women creating beadwork, mats, pottery, bread, and Zulu beer. Then you’ll meet Zulu men who will show you how to make a spear and shield as well as how to build a Zulu “grass hut”. You’ll return home with plenty of fascinating stories to tell!



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