Africa Cruises

Male lion in South Africa
Male Lion in the grass, Africa
The Sphinx and Pyramids in Egypt

Cruising Africa offers a unique and captivating way to explore the diverse and enchanting continent, allowing travellers to encounter the rich cultural heritage, remarkable landscapes, incredible wildlife and lively cities.

Witness the continent's natural wonders, engage with local communities, and create unforgettable memories on a cruise to Africa. Whether you're exploring the bustling markets of Morocco, embarking on a safari adventure in Kenya, or visiting the ancient ruins of Egypt, experience an extraordinary journey filled with discovery and awe-inspiring views.

SUN, SAND AND SCENERY

Sail across the Indian Ocean and discover captivating islands like the Seychelles and Madagascar. Idyllic destinations for relaxation, widlife spotting and discovering local flora. Cruise South Africa's coastline for breathtaking panoramas and the opportunity to visit charming coastal towns with a stop at Mossel Bay cruise port.[ReadMoreDesk][ReadMoreMob]

The continent has a bewildering range of breathtaking scenery, from the rippling dunes of the Namib Desert to the jagged mountains and deep canyons of the Great Rift Valley. Marvel at the savannahs of the Serengeti and the snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro watching majestically over the valleys below. Don't forget Table Mountain awaits when we stop at Cape Town's cruise terminal.

WILDLIFE AND HISTORY

At every turn, ancient rites and traditions can be found. From the Great Pyramids of Giza and Bedouin treks to the Kasbah of Algiers, a UNESCO World Heritage site, interaction with the illuminating historical sites is unavoidable when you cruise North Africa.

Visit wildlife game reserves that will reduce you to complete astonishment. Watch wild beasts in action in the Masai Mara or a battle of wits between predator and prey in the Kruger National Park.

The breadth of experiences that awaits this mysterious, majestic continent demands many journeys. Fred. Olsen has made it more convenient to cruise Africa from the UK thanks to our no-fly cruises, calling at Southampton.

Cruises to Africa

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Exploring the Colourful Adriatic • T2423

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
Mon 30 Sep 2024
20 nights
  • Enjoy two days in Croatia and explore Diocletian's Palace
  • Cruise along the fjord-like Bay of Kotor aboard Bolette
  • Marvel at Skradinski Buk waterfalls in Krka National Park
Beach in Santa Cruz, Tenerife Beach in Santa Cruz, Tenerife Beach in Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Winter Warmth in the Canaries • T2426

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
Sun 10 Nov 2024
14 nights
  • Relax on the sun-kissed islands of the Canaries
  • Sample local dishes like grilled sardines in Tangier
  • Explore the volcanic landscapes of Tenerife and La Palma 
Boats in the water, Cape Verde Boats in the water, Cape Verde Beach in Santa Palma with colourful houses

Winter Warmth in the Canaries & Cape Verde • T2427

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
Sun 24 Nov 2024
18 nights
  • Explore the cultural islands of the Cape Verdes
  • Immerse yourself in the Cape Verdean and Canarian way of life
  • Discover the volcanic landscapes of the Canaries
View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney harbour with Opera house, Australia

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World - Liverpool • T250106

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
Sat 04 Jan 2025
110 nights
  • Witness the mysterious Maoi statues on Easter Island
  • Learn about the inspirational life of Nelson Mandela
  • See the iconic Sydney skyline from Bolette's decks
Statues on Easter Island, Chile. Statues on Easter Island, Chile. Statues on Easter Island, Chile.

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World • T250102

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
Sat 04 Jan 2025
108 nights
  • Discover some of the world's most remote islands 
  • Experience life in South America and Australia
  • Go in search of impressive wildlife in South Africa
Ornament tiles at Plaza de España in Seville , Spain Ornament tiles at Plaza de España in Seville , Spain Panoramic view of Plaza de Espana in Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Discovering Spain and North Africa • L2501

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Sail from Southampton
Balmoral
Sun 05 Jan 2025
13 nights
  • Explore impressive mosques and bustling souks in Tangier
  • Sample tapas in Spain and experience the tea culture of Morocco
  • Visit iconic Spanish and North African landmarks
View of the Mont Otemanu mountain reflecting in water in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific View of the Mont Otemanu mountain reflecting in water in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific View of the Mont Otemanu mountain reflecting in water in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World • T2502

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Sail from Southampton
Bolette
Mon 06 Jan 2025
106 nights
  • Explore the untouched landscapes of Robinson Crusoe Island
  • See the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge
  • Go in search of the Big Five in Africa 
View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney harbour with Opera house, Australia

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World • T250206

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Sail from Southampton
Bolette
Mon 06 Jan 2025
108 nights
  • Explore the untouched landscapes of Robinson Crusoe Island
  • See the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge
  • Go in search of the Big Five in Africa 
Pena Palace in the Sintra hills, Lisbon, Portugal Pena Palace in the Sintra hills, Lisbon, Portugal Pena Palace in the Sintra hills, Lisbon, Portugal

Discovering Spain & Morocco • S2503

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Sail from Portsmouth
Borealis
Sat 15 Feb 2025
12 nights
  • See the Belém Tower in Lisbon as Borealis sails past
  • Bake Pastéis de Nata with a local pastry chef in Lisbon
  • Sample tapas and learn flamenco in Cádiz
Morning view of Amalfi cityscape on coast line of mediterranean sea, Italy Morning view of Amalfi cityscape on coast line of mediterranean sea, Italy Morning view of Amalfi cityscape on coast line of mediterranean sea, Italy

Colourful & Cosmopolitan Mediterranean with the Amalfi Coast • T2509

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
Wed 07 May 2025
17 nights
  • Witness the outstanding beauty of the Amalfi Coast 
  • Immerse yourself in 'La Dolce Vita', appreciating life's pleasures
  • Experience the iconic Ibiza sunset as you cruise by Benirras Beach

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