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Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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29 Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


Madkel avatar

Madkel

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

First Azamara Cruise.

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This 26 night cruise started in Cape Town and was to end in Dubai. Sadly Corona Virus decided to intervene which resulted in the cruise missing many ports of call and a premature ending in Muscat which was not a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Canadian World Travellers

1 Review Written

5 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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uktraveller

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

South Africa intensive Feb 2020

Overall a very enjoyable cruise. What we like about Azamara ....the friendly crew/ officers, the small ship atmosphere, the food, the Living Room and The Den with good live music....it was all there on this South ...
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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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kimmk

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Relaxing but sedate

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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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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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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2greynomads

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Oceania - Listen to your guests

Itinerary was our priority and I fully understand missing Mombasa but from then on it went downhill. Due to currents etc.???, we battled to make ports on time, resulting in less and less time in port. There was ...
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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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SandiT

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Wonderful African Cruise!

We had a balcony suite, 6017, on the starboard side, which we enjoyed. Overall, it was an excellent cruise experience, with an enjoyable itinerary. There were some bumpy seas on the coast of South Africa on the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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katz

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cape Town to Singapore, with pre-cruise and one land tour.

The cruise was our longest, so far. Forty days total. We wondered if it might be too long on a small ship. When we booked, we were offered a "free" three-day pre-cruise. We enjoyed our tours of Cape Town and ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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LittleRedJohn

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Pleasant, Enlightening, Some Problems

We had a pleasant and enlightening cruise on the Spirit from Cape Town to the Seychelles, with stops in southern and east Africa. We did experience some oddities and annoyances, most of them preventable by ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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amc aaa

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Itinerary was great???

We chose this cruise for the chance to see some animals and to see South Africa. Chance is the operative word here. Before we even got on the ship we were handed a letter saying we would miss our first port, Mossel ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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patzimbo

3 Reviews Written

27 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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PGurun

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

East Africa Oceania Cruise

We are destination driven cruisers and were excited to see this itinerary offered by Oceania. Overall our experience aboard the Nautica was very good. We did need a cabin change, and luckily one was available in ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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zak477

27 Reviews Written

179 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Itinerary

1. We sailed on Oceania Insignia last January, Miami to Cape Town. We did this because of the itinerary. While onboard we found this 2017 cruise and bought for the same reason. We will probably not sail with ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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cv8007

1 Review Written

African Sojourn

This was a destination specific cruise. Lecturer Mike Boll was fabulous giving histories of the countries visited. All nationalities were onboard which was a great mix. Entertainment was average & the so ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Daw6id

10 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Cape Town to Singapore 2016

Review of cruise Cape Town to Singapore - Insignia Feb 9, 2016 Three years ago we were on an Oceania cruise from Istanbul to Cape Town. That was, by far, the longest cruise we'd taken, thirty days. I worried at ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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bigred70

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Very Good Cruise

It is almost as if we were in a different universe than the "Not what I paid for" cruiser. We are frequent Oceania cruisers and found the food and the service on Insignia very good. Yes, we were unhappy about the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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GX pilot

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Great food; let down by poor Destination Services.

This was our third cruise with Oceania and having experienced Riviera we were a little concerned at how we would enjoy such a long cruise on a small ship. Overall we had a great time, with the food outstanding as ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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newlondon

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise, with Some Problems

My wife and I are seasoned cruisers, always at a "luxury level" ie. Regent or Silversea. Due to unexpected health issues we had to change a spring Regent Cruise to the fall. This itinerary stood out but Mariner did ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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patti7441

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Interesting Experience

This was our first time on Cunard. We embarked the QM2 in Cape Town which was shambles due to large number os people embarking and a colour blind co-ordinator. We were offered tea, coffee & biscuits but some lunch ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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GrannyDee

1 Review Written

Wonderful first voyage

This I think was our one and only voyage so we were lucky it was on QM2 from Cape Town to Southampton. It was fifteen days of luxury. Our cabin 12006 was super, very comfortable and conveniently situated. We could ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Timbuktu123

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cape Town - Hong Kong

What sold us on this cruise: The two features that sold us on this cruise was the itinerary and the all visas would be included. Getting visas to some of the more exotic places is a real challenge, so having that ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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jamaker

1 Review Written

Indian Ocean Cruise

I just returned from a 30 day cruise from Cape Town to Singapore. I liked the itinerary, but I don't know how they decided what to included and what to skip. I was sorry they skipped Mauritius and the Comoros, I ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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