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Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is about to dominate the South African cruise market, and there are some thrilling plans to attach travellers to and from Cape City.

Spanning a 57-year historical past, NCL lately celebrated its return to South Africa for its second and longest season aboard the Norwegian Daybreak.

Kevin Bubolz, NCL’s Vice President and Managing Director of Continental Europe, Center East and Africa, mentioned the cruise line was thrilled to set sail as soon as once more in African waters after a profitable 2022/2023 cruise season out of Cape City.

“For 2024, we’ve elevated our deployment to new heights. We’re providing not one however two seasonal homeports, a myriad of roundtrip and open-jaw sailings and new-to-NCL locations throughout the continent, with itineraries that not solely whet our worldwide and native visitors’ appetites – but in addition cement NCL as the one up to date cruise line to offer such a wealthy number of locations, ports, and homeports within the area,” he defined.

Right here’s every thing you want to find out about NCL’s thrilling journeys to and from Cape City:

The Cruise Ship

Travellers will embark on extraordinary journeys aboard the Norwegian Daybreak. Accommodating 2340 visitors, the cruise ship boasts an assortment of actions for all ages. Your interior foodie will squeal with pleasure in any respect the attention-grabbing eateries on the ship, from a classy Mexican restaurant at Los Lobos Cantina, an genuine Brazilian churrascaria expertise at Moderno, to a chic night on the Italian ristorante, La Cucina. The cruise line additionally provides a variety of spacious lodging, with staterooms to suit each household measurement and price range. The Backyard Villas provides probably the most well-appointed and spacious suites at sea, spanning as much as 6,693 sq. toes. These rooms embody king- or queen-size beds, separate dwelling and eating areas, luxurious baths, and personal balconies. All Backyard Villas include licensed butler and concierge companies. The remainder of the ship is a masterpiece, providing many actions and experiences, from an award-winning spa to leisure and one-of-a-kind itineraries.


Listed here are a number of the cruises on provide to and from Cape City:

12-day Cruise to Africa from Cape City

Departing from Cape City on 1 February and eight March 2024, the ship will go to Gqeberha, Durban, and Namibia.

Worth: From *R13,700 per particular person for an Ocean View Cabin and R22,400 per particular person for a Balcony Cabin.

12-day Cruise to Africa from Port Louis, Mauritius

Departing Port Louis, Mauritius on 25 February, the ship will go to 8 ports over 12 days, together with Réunion, Madagascar, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Richards Bay and Cape City.

Worth: From *R22 742 per particular person for an Inside Cabin and R37 227 for a Balcony Cabin.

21-day Cruise to Africa from Cape City

Departing from Cape City on 20 March 2024, the ship will go to 12 ports over 21 days, together with Namibia, Angola, Cote D’Ivoire, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Canary Islands and Spain.

Worth: From *R39,900 per particular person for an Ocean View Cabin (Balcony Cabins are offered out).

2025/26 Cruise Season

NCL has curated a number of unique and port-intensive Africa sailings for Norwegian Daybreak beginning in November 2025 by way of March 2026. The cruise will function a number of locations, together with Cape City, Mauritius, and Qatar. The season begins on November 2, 2025, with a 21-day repositioning cruise from Barcelona, Spain to Cape City, calling at sought-after locations together with Santa Maria in Cape Verde, Casablanca, and Agadir in Morocco.

As a result of standard demand for extra open-jaw voyages beginning and ending in Cape City and Port Louis in Mauritius, NCL is providing 4 12-day sailings calling at standard ports akin to Antsiranana and Nosy Be in Madagascar, in addition to an in a single day keep in Richard’s Bay in KwaZulu-Natal. Right here, visitors can choose to discover the native wildlife by way of a safari tour, study South African historical past, or get pleasure from a calming afternoon at Aklantstrand Seashore.

Tapping into the South African Market

The NCL group defined that South African travellers didn’t need an ‘off the rack’ vacation however yearn for distinctive experiences that permit them to delve deeper right into a vacation spot.

“South African visitors preferring to remain near house and discover South Africa and surrounding nations from the ocean can expertise up to date cruising with departures from Cape City.

“In distinction to the primary South Africa season in 2022/2023, NCL has diversified itineraries. South Africa is a crucial and rising marketplace for NCL. NCL is dedicated to the South African market and giving travellers extra alternative for cruise holidays,” they revealed in a press release.

Including Some Romance

NCL is the perfect romantic getaway for {couples} seeking to set their very own tempo collectively. Assume breathtaking seascapes and shoreline views, {couples}’ therapeutic massage and adults-only Thermal Suite boasting saunas, vitality swimming pools and panoramic ocean views.

Lovers may also boost their itinerary with dance lessons, karaoke, thrilling reveals at Norwegian Daybreak’s Stardust Theatre, and epic sunsets.

Contact Particulars

For extra info on NCL, go to www.ncl.com/no/en/


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