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Cruises to Africa

Best Africa cruise destinations

  • Cape Town: Several cruise lines visit this destination located along South Africa’s southwest coast. Climb Table Mountain’s stunning peak, snap pictures of penguins on Boulders Beach, or tour the city’s sprawling wine region.
  • Port Louis: You’ll find tons to see and do in Port Louis.Located in the Indian Ocean, this coastal destination is known for its 60-acre botanical garden and for being home to Pieter Both, Mauritius’ second-tallest mountain.
  • Cape Verde: Located off the northwest coast of Africa, this volcanic archipelago is home to stunning islands andintriguing history. Visit an epic fortress in Cidade Velha, sun yourself on the white sand beaches of Sal, or hike around the base of Pico do Fogo, an active stratovolcano.

Go ashore in Africa

  • Go on safari: No trip to Africa is complete without seeing the “Big Five” game animals—lion, leopard, rhino, Cape buffalo, and elephant—so book a shore excursion that gets you close. Some safari destinations include the grasslands of the Serengeti and the area around Kruger National Park in South Africa.
  • Tour Walvis Bay: If your cruise ships stop in Walvis Bay, go check out the local flamingos, sample the famous Walvis Bay oysters, and do some shopping at Swakopmund.
  • Visit Victoria Falls: Some cruise lines offer excursions to Victoria Falls, one of Africa’s most famed water features. Hop on a boat to cruise near the impressive waterfalls or join a helicopter excursion for an aerial view of the natural wonder.

Cheap Hotels

Hotel On St Georges

Hotel On St Georges

Cnr Riebeeck and St. Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    Located in Cape Town City Centre, this hotel is steps from St. Georges Mall and Long Street. Greenmarket Square and Cape Town International Convention Centre ...

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    Taj Cape Town

    Taj Cape Town

    1 Wale Street, corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape
      5.0 out of 5.0
       
       

      This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located near the airport, steps from St. Georges Mall, Long Street, and Greenmarket Square. Kloof Street and Castle of ...

      Taj Cape Town$98

      Riad Hannah

      Riad Hannah

      Derb Assabane 28, Riad larousse, Marrakech
        3.5 out of 5.0
         
         

        This family-friendly Marrakech guesthouse is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of High Atlas and Jemaa el-Fnaa. Palais des Congres ...

        Riad Hannah$36

        Hilton Nairobi

        Hilton Nairobi

        Mama Ngina Street, Po Box 30624, Nairobi
        • Free Cancellation
        • Reserve now, pay when you stay
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         

        Located in Central Business District, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Archives and University of Nairobi. Yaya Centre is 3 mi (4.9 km) ...

        Hilton Nairobi$91

        *Prices are cruise only, per person, double occupancy. Taxes, fees and port expenses not included. Rates are valid for US and Canadian residents only. Fuel supplement may apply. Savings advertised and Expedia Extras are based on specific cabin types and sailing dates, and may not be available for all cabin types/sailings.