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Africa offers a travel experience like no other continent in the world. From raw history, wandering wildlife and breath taking scenery - be enraptured by this wonderland that tells a new story at every turn. A tailored cruise and stay holiday to Africa is a great option for a holiday of a lifetime, combine a luxury cruise with a safari for example.

This diverse continent is an explorers dream and presents many opportunities for outdoor adventures. Wander through verdant vineyards, delve into century-old game-rich parks or go on safari to track down some exotic wildlife. A trip to Africa is not complete without a safari experience and very few adventures can match the awe-inspiring feeling one can invoke. Elephants, giraffes and zebras are just some the animals you will get to see in their natural habitat.

Away from the remote safari land sits Cape Town, an iconic city known for leaving a lasting impression on every visitor. With fascinating history, every inch of this rugged city makes a lasting impression.

A visit to Boulders Beach is a unique experience that lets you explore sheltered beach made up of granite. One of the only places in the world to observe penguins, you will love making friends with these friendly characters.

From the vast open spaces to the intriguing cities, let Africa share everything it has to offer with you and leave you with life-changing memories.

Things To Do

  • Safari – The ‘must do’ activity when in Africa is a safari and can only truly be experienced in this part of the world. Normally taken out in groups of 8 in a track jeep, you will get up close and personal with unique wildlife including elephants, giraffes and zebras.
  • Cape Point – Part of the Table Mountain National Park, the highest part of Africa is home to a wide selection of flora and fauna. Wander around to your hearts content as your senses come alive with the surrounding aromas and awe-inspiring scenery.
  • Robben Island - An island full of history, this is where influential icons such as Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. Today it is full of museums and guided tours led by ex-political prisoners.


Africa has different climates depending on the area. From tropical to bitter conditions, the weather is as diverse as the area itself.

Southern Africa has its summer from October to February where soaring temperatures and hot sunshine is apparent 16 hours a day. The afternoons will often see rain spells and thunderstorms that rapidly leave the air feeling warm.

On the opposite scale the mountain areas will experience snow and often attract skiers and winter sports enthusiasts.

Special Events

  • Zanzibar International Film Festival, July – East Africa’s premier cultural event takes place in Zanzibar every July. Showcasing the best of traditional music, arts and film it is a celebration of Africa’s vibrant personality.
  • Cape Town International jazz Festival, April – Jazz artists from all over the world come together for this annual event held in the centre of Cape Town.

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