The German cruise line Nicko Cruises will feature Cape Town in South Africa as a key turnaround port on the 183-day World Cruise aboard Vasco da Gama.
World’s longest cruise to visit Cape Town during three-year voyage
The world’s first liveaboard cruise ship Gemini, operated by Life at Sea Cruises, a new cruise company that is launching a three-year, around-the-world cruise, will feature Cape Town and a dozen other […]
MSC Cruises says 2023/24 season will take cruising in South Africa to next level
As the 2022/23 cruise season in South Africa draws to a close, MSC Cruises (the market leader in the local cruise sector), is already creating hype for the next season.
South Africa to feature on longest ever World Cruise for Regent Seven Seas
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced a World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Mariner for 2026 that will break all previous records in terms of cruise duration.
Fred Olsen send Bolette into dry dock ahead of World Cruise via South Africa
Fred Olsen Cruise Line has sent its flagship Bolette into dry-dock in the UK for routine maintenance and minor cosmetic updates ahead of her new season of cruise itineraries around Europe, and […]
Explora Journeys to cruise from Durban, Cape Town and Kenya in 2025
Explora Journeys second cruise ship, Explora II, will cruise from Mombasa in Kenya, as well as Durban and Cape Town in South Africa during 2025.
Fred Olsen 2025 World Cruise aboard Bolette to call in Cape Town
Fred Olsen Cruise Line is coming to South Africa in 2025, with its newish cruise ship Bolette set to visit Cape Town on her 106-night World Cruise from Southampton.
MSC responds to Steve Hoffmeyer criticism after he was dropped from theme cruise
MSC Cruises South Africa has released a statement insisting it was not behind the decision to remove South African musician Steve Hofmeyr from an upcoming themed cruise aboard MSC Sinfonia.
Cruise Review: Norwegian Jade – 12-night roundtrip Cape Town cruise on South African coast
Norwegian Cruise Line sailed a hugely successful debut cruise season out of Cape Town for the 2022/23 cruise season, offering a second mainstream cruise option for the local and international market, aboard […]
How Africa is looking to invest in boosting cruise tourism after the pandemic
With Africa having borne the brunt of the economic crisis that came with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns put in place to protect public health, many up-and-coming cruise destinations on the […]
Norwegian Cruise Line sees strong demand for 2023/24 out of Cape Town
Norwegian Cruise Line has reported stronger than expected demand for its first cruise season out of South Africa, with more South African passengers than ever before in its history.
Norwegian Dawn to replace Norwegian Jade in South Africa for 2023/24
Norwegian Cruise Line has confirmed that it will be returning to South Africa for the 2023/24 cruise season, but with Norwegian Dawn set to replace Norwegian Jade, which homeported in Cape Town […]
Regent Seven Seas Splendor to spend 2024/25 South African season in Cape Town
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is returning to South Africa for the 2024/25 cruise season with Seven Seas Splendor due to sail a series of roundtrip cruises from Cape Town in December.
Norwegian Jade concludes successful 2022/23 South African cruise season
Norwegian Cruise Line has finally been able to sail a South African cruise season for the first time after a failed attempt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elderly British passenger evacuated from cruise ship off Port Elizabeth
An 87-year-old British passenger was evacuated Tuesday morning from a cruise ship sailing off the coast of South Africa after suffering a medical emergency, according to IOL.
Nautica of Oceania Cruises to sail roundtrip at tail-end of Cape Town 2023/24 season
Oceania Cruises is brining Nautica back to South Africa for the 2023/24 cruise season, but unlike other luxury cruise lines such as Silversea, Regent and Azamara, they will not be sailing a […]
South African cruise passenger medically evacuated from ship off Cape Town
An 80-year-old South African cruise passenger had to be medically evacuated from a cruise ship near Cape Town this week, after suffering a fall that resulted in serious injuries.
Queen Victoria to cruise Cape Town to UK and Germany in 2024
Queen Victoria is set to be the second Cunard Line vessel to sail from South Africa during 2024, with a Cape Town to Hamburg voyage on April 12th.
Silver Spirit returning to Dubai in 2023 for roundtrip and cruise to Cape Town
Silversea Cruises will sail from Dubai twice in 2023, first with a 9-night roundtrip itinerary in the Arabian Gulf, and then with a 33-night grand voyage from Dubai to Cape Town.
Regent Seven Seas to sail 2023 Dubai to Cape Town grand voyage aboard Mariner
Regent Seven Seas is doubling up in Dubai for 2023 with a cruise to Cape Town aboard Seven Seas Mariner in addition to its Dubai to Singapore cruise later in the year […]