Durban, South Africa Luxury Cruises

Durban’s sweeping skyline, which rises up from the golden sandy beaches along its shore, greets you as you pull into port in this beautiful South African city. Founded in 1835 by the British, the city has grown in size and stature to the vibrant cosmopolitan conurbation that it is today. It has some of the best all year-round weather, making it the ideal South African beach resort, and it draws in the crowds due to its stunning coastline and friendly atmosphere. Travelling further inland, you can experience diverse cultures and habitats which will give you a true sense of Africa.

Sightseeing in Durban

Durban is a vibrant mix of the traditional and the contemporary. Within easy reach of some of the best game reserves and playing host to tourist attractions like Sea World and Wet’n’Wild, the city offers tourists the opportunity to experience very different sides of the African culture, with sights and activities catering for all tastes. There is a wide variety of activities to enjoy in and around the city.

uShaka Marine Park

If you are in the mood for some aquatic fun and fancy combining it with the thrills and spills of theme park rides then uShaka Marine Park is a great place to head. The complex is split into different zones which are home to well-known names like Sea World and Wet’n’Wild. It has one of the world’s largest aquariums, hosting a giant collection of sharks, dolphins and marine animals, as well as its own beach where you can go kayaking or surfing.

KwaMuhle Museum

Durban was the founding city for apartheid and the KwaMuhle Museum is housed in the building where the first structures of racial segregation were formulated. The museum has a collection including displays to show the history of the segregation as well as more positive information on how Durban is moving forward and its plans for renewal.

Tala Game Reserve

If you have a bit of time on your hands, then a visit to the Tala Game reserve is a must. It is only situated an hour and 15 minutes from Durban but is like a different world. From the hustle and bustle of the city you are transported to 7,000 acres of wild African plains which calls itself home to kudu, Sable Antelope, giraffes, rhinos and hippos. You can enjoy a tour of the reserve in an open vehicle with a well-trained guide on hand to talk to you about all of the animals that you may encounter.

Shakaland If you are interested in the traditional Zulu tribes and their culture you will appreciate the recreated Zulu village, Shakaland. This was originally built for the film Shaka Zulu and continues to enthral visitors by recreating the rituals and customs of Zulu life. Here you can witness everyday living with the women weaving and sculpting as well as baking and making beer. The men are busy at work building huts or making spears and shields.

Shopping in Durban

With such a diverse mix of people, Durban’s shopping is equally as eclectic. Retail experiences range from  Flea markets rich in unique trinkets to the impressive Gateway Mall. If you are looking for something traditional and unique to take home as a souvenir, then the African Art Centre is a good place to stop, selling high quality pieces made by traditional rural craftsmen in a non-profit environment. If you are in the market for something old and rare, then Ike’s Books and Collectables may have just what you are looking for. It is stuffed full of curios and trinkets as well as first edition books and antiques – a real find.

Eating out in Durban

It would be a shame not to enjoy a meal looking out over Durban's golden sandy beaches and the Beach Café is the obvious choice of venue for lunch or dinner. Serving up local and international dishes, it has a very laid back vibe, with patrons able to relax and enjoy their food from a deckchair or the interior of the restaurant, both of which offer views out over the beach. At Cargo Hold in the uShaka Marina, it is you who are being watched – by the sharks in the aquarium through a large glass wall. The restaurant serves up some excellent sea food dishes, that is if you don’t find your dinner companions too disconcerting.

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1 Serenity to Safaris - Dubai to Capetown
07 December 2019 - 30 nights

Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Fujairah | Muscat, Oman | Bombay/Mumbai (India) | Bombay/Mumbai (India) | Mormugao, Goa | Mangalore | Cochin | Male (Maldives) | Male (Maldives) | Mahe | La Digue | Mahe | Port Louis (Mauritius) | Pointe Des Galets | Maputo | Richards Bay | Durban | Mossel Bay | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£7499pp
Cruise Only£6189pp
2 Indian Ocean Adventure
28 December 2019 - 24 nights

Bombay/Mumbai (India) | Cochin | Cochin | Mahe | Praslin, Seychelles | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Maputo | Richards Bay | Durban | Port Elizabeth | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£4599pp
Cruise Only£3649pp
3 Miami To Singapore
04 January 2020 - 78 nights

Miami | Key West | Cartagena, Colombia | Oranjestad | Kralendijk | Saline Bay, Mayreau, St. Vincent And The Grenadine | Bridgetown | Bridgetown | Mindelo, Cape Verde | Dakar, Senegal | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Luanda | Walvis Bay | Walvis Bay | Luderitz, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Durban | Richards Bay | Ilha De Mocambique | Nosy Be, Madagascar | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Victoria (Seychelles) | Praslin, Seychelles | Male (Maldives) | Colombo | Hambantota, Sri Lanka | Chennai/Madras, India | Chennai/Madras, India | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Porto Malai, Langkawi | Penang | Port Klang | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£27099pp
Cruise Only£26179pp
4 Miami To San Francisco
04 January 2020 - 145 nights

Miami | Key West | Cartagena, Colombia | Oranjestad | Kralendijk | Saline Bay, Mayreau, St. Vincent And The Grenadine | Bridgetown | Bridgetown | Mindelo, Cape Verde | Dakar, Senegal | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Luanda | Walvis Bay | Walvis Bay | Luderitz, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Durban | Richards Bay | Ilha De Mocambique | Nosy Be, Madagascar | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Victoria (Seychelles) | Praslin, Seychelles | Male (Maldives) | Colombo | Hambantota, Sri Lanka | Chennai/Madras, India | Chennai/Madras, India | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Porto Malai, Langkawi | Penang | Port Klang | Singapore | Singapore | Laem Chabang, Thailand | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hundred Islands, Philippines | Manila | Puerto Princesa, Palawan | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Komodo | Darwin | Cairns | Cairns | Townsville | Airlie Beach | Brisbane | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Noumea | Kuto, Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia | Suva | Suva | Savusavu, Vanua Levi, Fiji | Apia | Pago Pago | Fanning Island | Kona | Honolulu | Honolulu | Manele Bay, Lanai, Hawaii, US | San Francisco, California | San Francisco, California more

Fly Cruise£49949pp
Cruise OnlyCall
5 Accent On Africa - Capetown to Cape Town
06 January 2020 - 14 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Walvis Bay | Walvis Bay | Port Elizabeth | East London, South Africa | Durban | Richards Bay | Maputo | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£4299pp
Cruise Only£3129pp
6 Accent On Africa - Capetown to Cape Town
20 January 2020 - 14 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Walvis Bay | Walvis Bay | Port Elizabeth | East London, South Africa | Durban | Richards Bay | Maputo | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£3999pp
Cruise Only£2949pp
7 South Africa Intensive
21 January 2020 - 10 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Port Elizabeth | Richards Bay | Durban | East London, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£2969pp
Cruise Only£2039pp
8 South Africa Intensive
31 January 2020 - 10 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Port Elizabeth | Richards Bay | Durban | East London, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£3069pp
Cruise Only£2379pp
9 South Africa Intensive
10 February 2020 - 10 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Port Elizabeth | Richards Bay | Durban | East London, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£2839pp
Cruise Only£2139pp
10 World Cruise: Africa & India Adventure
12 February 2020 - 39 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Durban | Richards Bay | Ilha De Mocambique | Nosy Be, Madagascar | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Victoria (Seychelles) | Praslin, Seychelles | Male (Maldives) | Colombo | Hambantota, Sri Lanka | Chennai/Madras, India | Chennai/Madras, India | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Langkawi (Malaysia) | Penang | Port Klang | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£15779pp
Cruise Only£14539pp
11 World Cruise: Africa & The Asian Arc
12 February 2020 - 77 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Durban | Richards Bay | Ilha De Mocambique | Nosy Be, Madagascar | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Victoria (Seychelles) | Praslin, Seychelles | Male (Maldives) | Colombo | Hambantota, Sri Lanka | Chennai/Madras, India | Chennai/Madras, India | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Langkawi (Malaysia) | Penang | Port Klang | Singapore | Singapore | Laem Chabang, Thailand | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hundred Islands, Philippines | Manila | Puerto Princesa, Palawan | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Komodo | Darwin | Cairns | Cairns | Townsville | Airlie Beach | Brisbane | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia more

Fly Cruise£24499pp
Cruise Only£23269pp
12 Indian Ocean Adventure
20 February 2020 - 26 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Port Elizabeth | Durban | Richards Bay | Taolagnaro, Madagascar | Pointe Des Galets | Port Louis (Mauritius) | Colombo | Colombo | Cochin | Cochin | Bombay/Mumbai (India) | Dubai | Dubai more

Fly Cruise£4299pp
Cruise Only£3599pp
13 Safaris to Temples - Cape Town to Singapore
09 April 2020 - 30 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay | Maputo | Pointe Des Galets | Port Louis (Mauritius) | Male (Maldives) | Cochin | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket | Penang | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£7399pp
Cruise Only£6499pp
14 Southafrica Intensive
02 December 2020 - 10 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Port Elizabeth | Richards Bay | Durban | East London, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£2969pp
Cruise Only£2049pp
15 Safaris & Celebrations
06 December 2020 - 30 nights

Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Fujairah | Muscat, Oman | Bombay/Mumbai (India) | Mormugao, Goa | Mangalore | Cochin | Male (Maldives) | Male (Maldives) | La Digue | Mahe | Mahe | Mombasa, Kenya | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Mayotte | Maputo | Richards Bay | Durban | Mossel Bay | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£7259pp
Cruise OnlyCall
16 Cape Town round-trip
08 December 2020 - 14 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Walvis Bay | Luderitz, Namibia | Port Elizabeth | Durban | Durban | Maputo | Richards Bay | Mossel Bay | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£8649pp
Cruise Only£7239pp
17 South Africa Intensive Holiday
22 December 2020 - 15 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Port Elizabeth | Richards Bay | Durban | Durban | East London, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Walvis Bay | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£5889pp
Cruise Only£3949pp
18 Capetown To Capetown
22 December 2020 - 14 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Port Elizabeth | Maputo | Richards Bay | Durban | Durban | Walvis Bay | Luderitz, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£9899pp
Cruise Only£8279pp
19 Wondrous Wildlife
05 January 2021 - 14 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Walvis Bay | Walvis Bay | Port Elizabeth | Durban | Durban | Maputo | Richards Bay | Mossel Bay | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£3989pp
Cruise Only£2899pp
20 Indian Ocean Explorer
02 February 2021 - 30 nights

Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Port Elizabeth | Durban | Richards Bay | Maputo | Fort Dauphin | Pointe Des Galets | Port Louis (Mauritius) | Mahe | Praslin, Seychelles | Mahe | Male (Maldives) | Male (Maldives) | Colombo | Galle | Phuket | Penang | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Singapore | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£7869pp
Cruise Only£6739pp
21 African Allure
08 March 2021 - 14 nights

Mombasa, Kenya | Mombasa, Kenya | Zanzibar, Tanzania | Mayotte | Maputo | Richards Bay | Durban | Port Elizabeth | Mossel Bay | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa more

Fly Cruise£5299pp
Cruise Only£4329pp
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