Seabourn Cruise Line has released details of Sojourn’s 2020 World Cruise, a 146-night voyage from Miami to San Francisco that will once more make use of Cape Town as a key turnaround […]
Oceania Cruises to offer roundtrip Cape Town cruise aboard Nautica in 2019
The premium cruise line Oceania will be cruising twice from Cape Town in 2019, with its mid-size cruise ship Nautica.
Hapag-Lloyd offers most unusual of all South African cruise departures in 2018
Germany’s luxury cruise line Hapag-Lloyd will be cruising from Cape Town twice during the 2018/2019 South African season, with one cruise featuring no port calls whatsoever.
South African cruise market demand exceeds capacity says survey
Potential cruise passengers around the world have a strong interest in cruising in Africa, but not enough cruise lines are homporting in cruise destinations such as South Africa, according to a new […]
All the South Africa cruises for the 2018/2019 cruise season
There are 43 cruises from Durban in South Africa and 35 cruises from Cape Town during the coming 2018/2019 cruise season. Here’s our list of all of them.
Viking to cruise from Durban to London in 2019 for first time with Viking Sun
Viking Ocean Cruises has added South Africa to its 2019 destination line-up with its new cruise ship Viking Sun scheduled to cruise from Durban to London in April.
South Africa must follow UAE’s example to grow cruise tourism say experts
The UAE has firmly established itself as a major destination for cruise lines and can handle even the largest class of cruise ship, with turnaround port calls carried out seamlessly thanks to […]
Cunard announces first ever triple SA cruise deployment in 2019
The world’s most famous luxury cruise line, Cunard, has announced its most extensive South African cruise program to date, with three Cape Town departures in 2019.
AIDA purchases neoRiviera from Costa ahead of debut South African cruise season
Costa neoRiviera has been sold to AIDA Cruises to become AIDAmira, cruising roundtrip from Cape Town in 2019.
Azamara Cruises to homeport in South Africa for first time during 2020 cruise season
Azamara Cruises has announced that it will be sailing its first ever roundtrip South African cruise season out of Cape Town during 2020. The luxury cruise line will homeport its ship Azamara […]
Inside the redeveloped Cape Town Cruise Terminal at E-berth
Cape Town Cruise Terminal was opened to the public in May, 2018 after a R80-million redevelopment that turned the converted precooling facility for fruit exports into a true global cruise terminal.
South Africa’s inefficient ports keeping big cruise ships away, restricting growth
South Africa will remain an emerging cruise market, attractive only for niche cruises looking to explore the country’s wildlife, and as a cruise destination on select world cruise itineraries, until it rolls […]
Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Cape Town cruise injected R2.2-million into SA economy
Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard fleet and the world’s greatest ocean liner and one of the largest passenger ships in the world, did a turnaround in Cape Town last […]
Best cruises from South Africa and Dubai to Indian Ocean islands in 2018 and 2019
Here are our top selections of the best cruises from Cape Town, South Africa, and Dubai in the UAE, in 2018 and 2019 to the Seychelles, Maldives and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
Crystal Symphony first cruise ship to use redeveloped Cape Town Cruise Terminal
Crystal Symphony departed on her 2018 World Cruise on January 7th from Cape Town, marking not only the first time that a world cruise of this magnitude has departed from the Mother […]
South African Immigration punishes elderly cruise tourists for its own incompetence
South African immigration officials have banned an elderly British couple from entering the country for five years, after it was found that their passports had don’t been stamped upon their last exit […]
Cruise Industry: What new Cape Town Cruise Terminal means for South African cruise tourism
First impressions are everything, and its why the redevelopment of the V&A Waterfront cruise terminal is so important for cruise tourism in South Africa, especially given the growing size of cruise ships […]
Seabourn Cruises offering major deals on South African cruise departure in 2018
Seabourn has announced that it is including its February 11th, 2018 cruise from Cape Town aboard Seabourn Sojourn to its 2018 Signature Savings Event, which means that South African cruise passengers can […]
MSC Cruises adds Pomene Bay in Mozambique to South African cruise itineraries
MSC Cruises has announced a new cruise destination on its South African cruise itineraries out of Durban.
Regent Seven Seas returning refurbished ‘Navigator’ cruise ship to South Africa for 2018
Luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas has announced plans for another epic, around-the-world cruise and will be returning Seven Seas Navigator to South Africa, reaffirming the country’s reputation as a global cruise […]