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Cruise from Cape Town to Southampton with Cunard

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15 nights
13 Apr 24 to 28 Apr 24
Book by 31 Mar 24
Sail on the Queen Mary 2 from Cape Town to Southampton for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, where luxury and adventure converge on the vast Atlantic. Relish in opulent surroundings, haute cuisine, and top-tier service, elevating your journey to a level of unmatched sophistication. Let the Queen Mary 2 be your gateway to a captivating voyage, creating memories that will linger long after you arrive in Southampton.

Includes

  • 15 Night Cunard cruise onboard the Queen Mary 2
  • 15-night cruise in an inside cabin
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Complimentary room service 24 hours a day
  • Entertainment onboard
  • On board activities
  • Supervised children’s club
  • Port and handling fees

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival / departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature

Extras

  • Solo Travel
  • Inside cabin: From R29 990 per person. Terms & Conditions may apply. Please ask us for more info.

Highlights

  • 15-night cruise onboard the Queen Mary 2
  • All meals onboard
  • Complimentary room service 24 hours a day

Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town and surrounding regions are regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. The city is a rare cultural gem resulting from the amalgamation of Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers, the local Bushman and Hottentot tribes and the Bantu tribes from the north. The impressive presence of Table Mountain, flanked by the legendary Devil's Peak and historical Signal Hill, stands proudly above the city. Beautiful white sandy beaches along a peaceful coastline frame the Cape Peninsula. Cape Town boasts a multitude of entertainment, ranging from outdoor activities and adventures in the sun to a roaring night life under neon signs. The vast range of shopping opportunities includes haggling with shopholders at Greenmarket Square Flea Market, as well as breezing through sophisticated and stylish shopping malls. The huge variety of restaurants reflects the multicultured history of the Cape and caters for everyone's taste, from fast-food outlets and casual to the chic to the very elegant.

Day 2: At Sea

Cruising at sea.

Day 3: Walvis Bay, Namibia

Walvis Bay is a town situated on the central west coast and is the major harbour and industrial centre of Namibia. It is widely known for its beautiful lagoon and bird watching areas. The special attraction of Walvis Bay is the huge natural lagoon with its overwhelming abundance of seabirds. 120,.000 bird were counted lately in the lagoon, innumerable flamingoes and pelicans among them. Every year they are joined by 200,000 migratory birds. Also worth seeing in Walvis Bay is the local museum in the Civic Centre, the Birdlife Information Centre and the wooden Rhenish mission church from the year 1880. "Dune 7" at the outskirts of town is the highest sanddune in the area. Once you have climbed to the top, you can enjoy stunning views. The town has to offer numerous good restaurants, cafes and bars. The Raft restaurant deserves a special mention, it is built on stilts in the lagoon and reached by a short bridge. This is a pleasant place to enjoy a meal completely surrounded by water while entertainment is provided by the birds, jelly fish and even the occasional seal. A very special experience is the adventurous 48 km drive to Sandwich Harbour, a freshwater lagoon which is surrounded by dunes, a favourite amongst anglers and ornithologists. For this drive a 4x4 is indispensable. In parts the course of the road is difficult to identify, and long stretches lead through deep soft sand. The last piece has to be done by foot. Take a magnificent off-road excursion into the dunes of the Namib Desert. You will discover the fauna and flora of this living desert.

Day 4: At Sea

Cruising at sea

Day 11: Gran Canaria, Spain

Gran Canaria is the largest of the seven Canary Islands, which are located 150 km’s from the North African coast. The capital, Las Palmas boasts golden beaches near the city, and lush, rugged interior terrain ravines surrounding a beautiful valley. Las Palmas picturesque Old Town is rich in Spanish culture, historical sites and lovely garden parks. These include archaeological sites and areas relating to the early inhabitants. The island of Gran Canaria has a long tradition of spectator sports, such as soccer, basketball and motor rallies, in addition to autochthonous sports, such as Canarian wrestling, juego del palo and lateen sailing. It is said that sport is part of the Canarian character. Things to See & Do * Crocodile Park * Holiday World * Puerto de Mogán - a scenic marina * Mundo Aborigen - a recreation of early village life. * View from Bandama – extinct volcano

Day 12: At Sea

Cruising at sea

Day 13: Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal. a lively and multicultural place. Pre World War I wooden trams clank up steep gradients, past mosaic pavements and Art Nouveau cafés, and the medieval, village-like quarter of Alfama hangs below the city's castle. Modern Lisbon has kept an easy-going pace and boasts a vibrant, cosmopolitan identity from large communities of Africans and Asians. In 1994, Lisbon was European City of Culture, while in 1998 the city hosted the last great Expo of the millennium. There are few monuments and little art in Lisbon, largely due to the 1755 earthquake. There is one building from Portugal's golden age – the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos at Belém – that is the equal of any monument in the country. More modern developments include the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian museum complex and the Tómas Taveira's amazing postmodernist shopping centre at Amoreiras. Things to See & Do * Arco Triunful de rua Augusta - old section * National Coach Museum * St. George's Castle * Jerónimos Monastery * Alfama

Day 14: At Sea

Cruising at sea

Day 15: At Sea

Cruising at sea

Day 16: Southampton, England

Southampton is a city and major port situated on the south coast of England. It is the closest city to the New Forest, situated approximately halfway between Portsmouth and Bournemouth. The city of Southampton is a modern and bustling place to visit, filled with huge shopping malls, modern buildings and an interesting past. Southampton's busiest tourist attractions include the Civic Centre - home to the Guildhall, library and many significant events throughout the year; Ocean Village - a trendy marina development full of waterfront attractions, restaurants, bars, cinemas and shops; Southampton Common - an enormous area of green in the very heart of the city, with plenty for all the family such as the Hawthorns Urban Wildlife; and the Rose Bowl - a prominent local sporting venue. Things to see and do * The Bargate * The Central Parks * Walk the walls * Southampton Common * Museums and art galleries

Ship info

Queen Mary 2
Embark on an extraordinary voyage aboard the majestic Queen Mary 2, a regal masterpiece in the Cunard fleet that beckons travelers to indulge in the epitome of luxury and sophistication. Launched in 2004, this iconic ocean liner spans 1,132 feet, promising an unparalleled experience for discerning travelers. Step into a realm of timeless elegance as you explore the meticulously designed interiors reminiscent of a bygone era.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, capacity controlled and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Rates are valid on new bookings only. Based on 2 adults sharing the lowest grade of cabin within the applicable cabin type. All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking. Policies are subject to additional terms, conditions and restrictions and will be defined at time of booking and can change without prior notice. (Includes: All meals: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, Complimentary room service 24 hours a day. Drinks: tea, coffee, water and fruit juice are available 24-hours a day in the self-service restaurant on board. Entertainment onboard: live music, theatre productions - musical performances, comedy, dance and drama, movies, library, workshops and demonstrations and the Cunard Insights Programme with fascinating talks by guest speakers. Onboard activities: sports activities, deck games, swimming pools, whirlpools, gym and fitness sessions Supervised children’s club. Port and handling fees)(Excludes: Flights, Transfers .Gratuities (Britannia = USD 14.50 pp per night, Princess & Queens = USD 16.50 pp per night). Dining in the alternative venues and speciality restaurants on board. Premium soft and alcoholic drinks, drinks packages and wine collections. Speciality Afternoon Teas. Internet packages. Items of a personal nature - laundry charges, bar expenses, spa and salon facilities and treatments, shop purchases, gambling etc. Optional shore excursions. Selected classes, tours and activities on board. Travel Insurance is mandatory. Relevant visas.) (Addtional: All South African passport holders require a Schengen visa. Guests will be denied boarding if they do not have the relevant visas for the itinerary booked. A UK visa is additionally required if travelling to Southampton. Disembarkation may take place anytime up until 10h00. The allocated disembarkation time will be advised to passengers during their voyage. If booking flights on the day that the cruise ends, please allow sufficient time for travel to the airport as well as check-in time. Full payment is due at the time of booking. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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R14,990
per person sharing including port charge
Details
Balcony cabin from R19,990pp
Stay
15 nights
Dates
13 Apr 24 to 28 Apr 24
Book by
31 March 24
Experience ID
541
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