Cape Town to Mauritius Cruise & Stay

from€2729
for 16 nights

Experience a fabulous 16-Night holiday featuring a 13 night cruise of the wildlife havens of South Africa, and Madagascar and a 3-night hotel stay in gorgeous Mauritius.

What's Included
  • Flight from Dublin to Cape Town, South Africa
  • Airport transfers to the port
  • 13 nights onboard the 4* Norwegian Sky based on two sharing
  • Fine dining on a full-board basis
  • A variety of day & evening entertainment onboard
  • Transfer from port to hotel
  • 3 nights in the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Mauritius
  • Transfer from hotel to airport
  • Flight from Port Louis, Mauritius to Dublin
  • Taxes, charges and 20kg check-in bag per person

Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring natural beauty and amazing wildlife in Madagascar and Africa whilst learning about rich local cultures and traditions. With an overnight stay in Richard’s Bay, you have plenty of time to explore all the region offers, from encountering elephants, lions, hippos and other species on an unforgettable safari at a local game reserve to learning about Zulu culture with a visit to the DumaZulu Traditional Village. Then encounter diverse species that include lemurs, pygmy kingfishers and colourful chameleons at the Lokobe Natural Reserve, located outside Nosy Be. In Port Louis, your overnight stay allows you even more time to dive deeper into the region’s natural beauty, culture and history. Learn about the historic tea trade with a scenic tour along the “Tea Route” that includes tea tastings and visiting 19th century plantation houses or journey to one of the nearby islands for a day of oceanside relaxation.

Discover the ideal stateroom on Norwegian Sky to match your travel style.
Discover a new favourite cocktail at our unique onboard bars and lounges.

Upgrade Options
Add Free At Sea for just €249pp - Get wifi, All Inclusive Drinks, $50 shore excursion credit per port, and one speciality dining
Norwegian Sky

Completely Refurbished from Bow to Stern
From the moment you step aboard, you’ll see that Norwegian Sky, refurbished from bow to stern in 2022, offers something for everyone. On our Bahamas cruises your options are nearly limitless with over 10 dining options, a wide variety of bars and lounges, an onboard spa, and a cruise casino that has all of your favourite games and slots. The popular Norwegian Sky offers 3- and 4-day cruises to the Bahamas from Miami. And, if you decide to bring the kids, we’ll keep them entertained all day, whilst you lounge by the pool, play in the casino, or enjoy dinner at one of many restaurants.

Dining
Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chefs Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit.

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favourite may take a few days. Try a new vintage to pair with another amazing ocean sunset. Let our talented bartenders shake things up with one of their signature cocktails or choose to kick back with good beer and great conversations. Whether you’re hanging with old friends or making new ones, there’s always an opportunity to mix it up.

Entertainment
When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Sky, there’s never a dull moment. Tickle your funny bone during our comedy variety show inside the Stardust Theatre. Enjoy a magical evening with our magician and comedy show. Or don your best white attire and dance the night away during our White Hot Party. It’s showtime. All the time.

Activities
From top to bottom and from bow to stern, Norwegian Sky has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Indulge in a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing dip in one of our hot tubs on the pool deck. Wanna get lucky? Bet it all at our award-winning Casinos at Sea®. And when all is said and done, enjoy a pamper session at Mandara Spa. With so much to do, we’ll always have you coming back for more.

Norwegian Cruise Line
Prices
Dates Cabin Type Price
06 Dec 2024 Inside €2729 Book Now
06 Dec 2024 Oceanview €2849 Book Now
06 Dec 2024 Balcony €4249 Book Now
Agent
Eleanor M
Eleanor M
Booking Remarks
Prices are per person based on two sharing
Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
Full payment due at time of booking
Optional Insurance available (conditions apply)
Child and family prices available on request
Gratuities are not included in the above price
These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.
Duration Notes
13 night cruise plus 3 nights in a hotel in Mauritius
Itinerary
Day 1

Cape Town, South Africa

On arrival in Cape Town, you will be transferred to the port to board the fantastic cruise ship Norwegian Sky.

Cape Town is both the legislative capital of South Africa and one of its most vibrant cities. Make your way to the top of Table Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding city and harbour. Visit Robben Island to see the former site of the notorious former prison that held Nelson Mandela. Explore the manicured lawns and beautiful forest in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Then stop by the V&A Waterfront for some shopping and entertainment.

Day 2

Mossel Bay, South Africa

Located along the Southern Cape, Mossel Bay is one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. Sink your toes into the sands of Santos Beach. Hike up the trail to the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse where the 19th century structure provides stunning views of the surrounding area. Learn about the earliest humans at the Point of Human Origins archaeological site. Then explore the more recent cultural heritage at the Bartolomeu Dias Museum.

Day 3

Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha), South Africa

Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is one of South Africa’s major municipalities and bears the nickname “The Friendly City.” Relax on beautiful King’s Beach. Spot some big game at the Kragga Kamma Game Park nature reserve. Explore the rich history of South Africa’s Eastern Cape at the Donkin Reserve. Try local dishes like potjiekos, an indigenous stew cooked outdoors in a cast-iron pot.

Day 4

Durban, South Africa

With rich cultures, expansive beaches and historic landmarks intertwined within a hip, vibrant atmosphere, Durban boasts a seemingly endless array of possibilities. The port city is home to the largest population of Indians outside India and also to millions of Zulu (South Africa’s largest ethnic group). Visit an authentic Zulu village for a glimpse into their traditions. Whilst touring the city’s historic sites, including Mahatma Gandhi’s house and International Printing Press, you can enjoy delicious Indian cuisine at a local restaurant. Or choose to slow it down, way down, lounging on warm sands or taking a rickshaw ride along the Golden Mile – a nearly four-mile-long beachfront esplanade.

Day 5-6

Richards Bay, South Africa

Situated on the deepest natural harbour in the Southern Hemisphere, Richards Bay will thrill both nature and culture seekers. Spend the day walking through the Umlalazi Nature Reserve where you might see one of the rarest birds of pray in South Africa, the Palm-Nut vulture. Catch some sun or some waves at Aklantstrand Beach or learn about South African history and art at the Empangeni Museum.

Day 7-8

At Sea

Day 9

Nosy Be, Madagascar

Immerse yourself in Madasgascar’s largest and most popular destination, Nosy Be. This “Big Island” off the northwest coast is famous for its natural splendor and Ylang Ylang trees that make up a major part of the local economy. Spend the day hanging out with lemurs and chameleons at the Lokobe Reserve. Indulge in local cuisine like the diverse and delectable variations of Laoka. Then brave the highest peak on the island at Mont Lokobe or relax on the beaches of Befotaka Bay.

Day 10

Antsiranana, Madagascar

A gateway to Northern Madagascar, Antisiranana, once Diego Suarez, is at once a buzzing city and a sleepy one. Most residents nap from noon to 3pm and so normally bustling shops and restaurants are closed for a few hours around this time. But even when shops are shut, there’s plenty of architecture and natural beauty to wander through. Ravaged by several cyclones over the centuries, you’ll find several ruins of once-gorgeous French-style architecture. Outside the city, there are beaches to relax on and forests to explore. Madagascar is one of the most biodiverse places in Africa. See what animals you can spot!

Day 11

At Sea

Day 12

Pointe Des Galets, Reunion

With its lush rainforests and beaches bordering coral reefs, Pointe des Galets, Réunion will dazzle you with its natural splendor. This island in the Indian Ocean is a French department and is known for Piton de la Fournaise, a climbable active volcano that rises to 8,635 ft. When you’re not hiking through the Bélouve Forest or laying back on l’Hermitage beach, you can visit the Aquarium of Réunion or stop by the Jardin de l’Etat, a botanical garden opened in 1773.

Day 13-14

Port Louis, Mauritius

Your cruise comes to an end as you reach the Indian Ocean paradise of Mauritius. Your ship will stay in port overnight giving you a great opportunity to enjoy excursions or explore Port Louis.

The following morning you will disembark and be transferred to the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel for your three night stay.

Day 15-17

Port Louis, Mauritius

Lose yourself in the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. Named after a former French emperor, this port city was a major point of passage for ships sailing around the Cape of Good Hope. Visit the famous Champs de Mars race track. Learn about the local history and culture at the Blue Penny Museum. Walk through the gorgeous foliage in Les Jardins De La Compagnie. Then stroll along the Caudan Waterfront to check out the shops, restaurants and famous Chinese Pagoda.

Following your three nights at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Dublin.

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