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Cape Town Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Cape Town

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Very Good

52

Average

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52 Cape Town Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


kimmk avatar

kimmk

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Relaxing but sedate

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We chose this cruise as a relaxing way to get home from South Africa. The ship gave a grand impression with wood paneling a feature. It appeared well maintained. For those who get sea sick, there was quite a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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farroutpaternoster

1 Review Written

Once in a life time experience

This was our first cruise in our lives. In a way we were very impressed but looking deeper under the surface MSC has lots of space to improve their service delivery. Very well aware of fact that this point is ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Naeemah

1 Review Written

First Time Cruiser with MSC

I embarked from Cape Town and unfortunately had a bit of a tough time with the weather so our cruise was delayed by two days. This however is not anyone's fault and totally understand MSC's reasoning for not ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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WillieLeoni

1 Review Written

First trip on a ship

We started planning this trip in May 2018, we booked in June 2018. We planned a holiday around this trip. First we flew down from Johannesburg on the 21st January, we explored Cape Town and did a few excursions ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Alma G

1 Review Written

Cape Town PE Durban cruise

Due to the delay we only embarked on 26Jan 2019 sadly missing two days of fun we were looking forward to..nevertheless once on board we were in awe of the beauty & magnitude of the ship & then the fun started. We ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Hermann Praekelt

1 Review Written

Relaxing experience

Embarkation was a disastrous experience. There must a way to divide the passengers into groups with different time slots. It will definitely prevent queuing for more than two and a half hours. Some of the elderly ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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jmaneklal

1 Review Written

Almost perfect

We took this cruise to celebrate my daughters first birthday. The cruise itself was good, but due to high winds we were not able to dock on the last day. As a result we had to spend an extra two nights at sea. With ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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SheldonT

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable

Chosen cruise was a family cruise and loved it. Restaurants was well filled and had good service levels in the restaurants. Buffet was excellent although there needs to be some sort of system in place when ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Shells9818

1 Review Written

Magical ups and downs..

I wanted the experience of sailing into Walvis Bay and seeing desert meet ocean. The day trip was perfect 4x4 adventure. The cruise sailed out of Cape Town ..spectacular views from verandah cabin. Heavy fog made 2nd ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Beverley Johnstone

1 Review Written

It was our first ever cruise and overall enjoyed it.

Heard good reviews about them. Food excellent. Service excellent. Waiters were friendly and always smiling. Eko and Jay served us for dinner and they were outstanding. Our cabin attend in cabin 10059 was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Cornel Fransman

1 Review Written

Entertainment was great

This was our first cruise and we really enjoyed it. The only problem that I encounter was on deck 7....I would suggest that all entries to the Casino to closed at all time. The Casino is a smoking area and is ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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corlise

1 Review Written

Lots of fun

Summer and excellent weather. Departed from my home town. We did not disembarked in Walvisbay. Would have liked to do canoeing in Walvisbay but the ship arrived to late and the tour organizers could not wait for ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Sorita Lombard

1 Review Written

Bokradio cruise

The Bokradio cruise has been on everybody's lips for a few years now. I decided to give it a try. What an amazing experience. Thank you to everyone that made our cruise a huge success. The ship was cleaned to ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Andriesdj

1 Review Written

Brilliant Bokboottrip

We selected this trip as it was arranged by Bokradio and this is where it was advertised regularly as well as we are listeners of this radio station every day. The number of Afrikaans singers whom committed to the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Henri2004

1 Review Written

Facilities and entertainment was top notch.

The balcony cabin was well appointed and the view and experience amazing. Cabins were cleaned on a regular basis and service always came with a smile. Coffee and cool drinks served at breakfast spoiled the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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tcraggs

1 Review Written

Entertainment was brilliant

Entertainment was brilliant, Dancing and Magic shows were the best as well as the live musicians. Buffet food was honestly not that great except for the pizza (burgers was the absolute worst, seems to have been ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Nomvula

1 Review Written

Activities

a friend recommend that I join her. It was my first time taking cruise I enjoyed just found that there was no plan for some shows that get full people where turned away without an alternative. We need different ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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adeles081979

1 Review Written

A wonderful 1st time!!!

We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise! Our son's had a blast at the kids clubs and were happy to stay there, in fact if they could they would remain with the club staff the entire journey! The only thing that was really ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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nevie

1 Review Written

Clean cabins, friendly staff, great entertainment, excellent live shows, food great

Never been on a cruise before,although I was conceived on a cruise on my parents honeymoon,,,,Durban to Cape Town Pendenis Castle,so now that I've retired after 43 years service with Transnet port Authority and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Adel Spangenberg

1 Review Written

Great value for money

My husband and I went on the 3 day cruise. Although it was only a short time on the cruise we were treated with the same value and detail as the longer duration cruises. The ship has an extra piece added in the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Carmenita

1 Review Written

Party Boat at its Best!

I booked the cruise in celebration of my hubby's 40th surprise birthday. Our group consist of 14 adults and 7 kids, we were 21 in total. Wow, what an magnificent experience , something unforgettable, we had the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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nataliementor

1 Review Written

Review of my trip from Cape to Nowhere

My family and I decided to do this trip as I have been on a previous cruise alone. I always knew my husband and kids will enjoy themselves. I was quite impressed with the Sinfonia as I have been on the Opera before. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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emmymaifadi

1 Review Written

My cruise summary

Started on a bad note as the MSC staff notified us of change in boarding time in the early hours of the morning on the day of departure via e-mail. and an sms. Of course we were not planning to waking up early as ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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mikemitch

1 Review Written

Walvis Bay

We have been on previous cruises with MSC -- all from Durban to Mozambique. We wanted to experience the Cape Town to Walvis Bay cruise and thus chose this one -- embarking in Durban and doing a back to back cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Summerland

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cape Town to Venice 2017

The heading for this cruise was not listed - it was repositioning from Cape Town to Venice. For me this is another way to get from Australia to the UK to visit my father and sister - much better than just sitting ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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