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Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Cape Town

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Excellent

30

Very Good

14

Average

20

Poor

8

Terrible

11

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

83

Family Cruises

54

Entertainment Cruises

39

Senior Cruises

33

Romantic Cruises

27

83 Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Ubiquiti

3 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Sorry Seabourn: You Blew It

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We have just finished our "Capetown to Singapore" part of the Sojourn World Cruise. BACKGROUND My wife and I used to be died-in-the-wool Seabourn fans and have Diamond (250+ days) status. We loved the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Canadian World Travellers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Azamara Quest vs Oceania R-Class Review - Sophisticated Cruiser over 50+ cruise

I just want to make a couple of points in comparison of these two lines as many on board have sailed on both lines. As a matter of fact just over one month prior I did a 31 day "Around Australia Circumnavigation ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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soars

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Boutique Six star ! - head office needs to learn how to count stars!

Did the immersive African Cape cruise Fe 2020. Booked it for 2 significant life anniversaries Boutique six star so didnt. Mind paying more, WHAT A LET DOWN Tired old ship with worn out carpets and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Trend

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Ship not so ship shape

Crew as always is very friendly and available but found our room stewards did not clean up to AZ standards. Our butler was excellent and followed up on the poor cleaning crew as did Philip the hotel director. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Aluckyitalian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Trip, South Africa Intensive 2/10-2/20

Overall, we experienced a very good cruise, and would definitely sail with Azamara again. This was our first voyage with Azamara, and we have previously sailed with Windstar, as well as Carnival, and NCL (never will ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SusanelizabethP

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor service , poor food , poor staff

My husband and I usually cruise Celebrity but chose this cruise for its itinerary and the reputation of excellent food and service . Unfortunately we were disappointed by both . The embarkation was a disaster . ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Rutman

12 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Solid Upscale Cruising Experience

It is probably important for you to know my wife and I are seasoned cruisers. Over the past 25 years we’ve sailed a total of 31 times on Celebrity, Azamara, Viking Ocean, Holland America, Cunard, Princess, Royal ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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LittleRedJohn

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Good, but could have been better.

The Silversea expedition ship Silver Cloud may be old, but it’s totally modern, attractive and comfortable. My wife and I had a wonderful 34-day cruise in spring 2019 from Capetown to Lisbon, stopping at 17 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Love Sea Days

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Seabourn Still Struggling with experienced staff; some real service issues

We were on board for 36 days and had some really great crew members, but serious issues with many the didn’t have a clue what they were doing and some just plain overwhelmed. Our cabin stewardess was the worst I ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Professional Pilgrim

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The best of over 20 cruises on 7 cruise lines!

We LOVED Oceania's ms Nautica! Only 650 passengers (maximum possible = 684), and a huge, very international crew. An older but well-maintained intimate ship, full of beautiful art; fabulous food (the best we have ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Spudsmack

9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

When Do We Get to the Next Port?

Third time on Oceania, first time on the R-Class Nautica. Had a great time on this 30-day cruise up the east coast of Africa and then Asia seeing some out of the way places but meeting some great people onboard. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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pmurphy8

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beware Of owners suite 6088

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. We could “Safari” without sleeping in tents! We also wanted to escape the winter weather in the US. Ports were interesting except for Maputo, Mozambique. Oceania should ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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zimflyer

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best O trip and ship yet...!

Staff, Cruise Director, Chefs, food and service absolutely first rate, and not just for a few days...it was 35 days of pampering. FANTASTIC... keep it up Oceania. CONS: The drinks were pricey, but we could ...
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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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leaj

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

South African Splendor

My husband & I chose this trip so he could take some CE and do a safari!. We booked the pre-cruise safari at Lion Sands River Lodge. While Oceania did not really do a good job with communicating our hotel info or ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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peonyflower

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A photography dream safari/cruise

We chose this cruise the very first day it came out. We'd done North Africa and wanted to do South Africa with a pre-cruise safari. Regent did a fantastic job providing us with a Shamwari 5 Star game resort where ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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travelz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Have been on 3 previous cruises that we loved. This time, boarding was slow, crew were morose for half the cruise until a few became friendly. Ship had been refitted, and in our opinion, whilst still great, was not ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Patsyknapsy

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

SUCH A DELIGHT

We just booked this at the very last moment as it was sailing from Cape Town to Southampton and were delighted there was space. This was our first Cunard experience, but I think virtually all other passengers ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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SRQTravelgirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise of my life

This was the longest cruise I have ever taken, and I never traveled as a solo traveler (age 52) before. From 650 guests on board, 450 knew my name during my adventure. I have met endless wonderful people who I ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Phil S

2 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Stay Home

This was first part of back to back. Capetown to Mumbai. Seemed like good ports. On second leg no outside entertainment. All we had was stable of singers on board. Did have local dancers at one port. A cheap way to ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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patzimbo

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Nautica - 30 day Cruise from Cape Town to Singapore

We chose this cruise as we have already sailed on the Oceania line (Riviera). An added bonus was the fact that the departure port was in our home city of Cape Town. We also wanted a longer cruise and 30 days was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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amer_can

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Jury is still out..

This cruise, Symphony/ So Africa was a bucket list add on to a remarkable safari experience..As the title says the jury is still out.. Pros; beautiful ship, great staff, super spa, casino that was fun but only ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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GeraintJones

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Shabby ship.

The ship was shabby- worn out dirty carpets, grubby and dirty upholstery in the public rooms. The staff were obviously demoralised and indifferent to the passengers. The worst feature was Silver Seas arrogance in ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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f2s

10 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Half as good as expected.

I judge this cruise against my previous Crystal Serenity trip, a few years back. The old ship felt old despite the recent expensive makeover/dry dock. At times I thought there was an odd vibration even on deck ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Pierreg6

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unfortunately it is not a 5 Star cruise

By comparison with 4.5 company such as Oceania and 4 star cruise company such as Princess or Holland, we do not consider silversea as a 5 Star cruising for the following reasons; - at least 50% of the staff are ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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