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Southern Oceans Splendor - Papeete To Cape Town

29th February 2024 FOR 69 NIGHTS | Nautica

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WHY WE RECOMMEND Pacific CRUISES

Set sail on the journey of a lifetime to the vast and beautiful continent of Africa and discover why this spectacular – but often overlooked – part of the world offers an exciting escape for the intrepid traveller.

There’s no limit to what you can discover on an enchanting cruise to this stunning corner of the globe. With a plethora of fascinating ports across many diverse nations, cruisers will find a wealth of once-in-a-lifetime experiences along the scenic African coastline.

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From the intriguing and unspoilt tribal villages scattered across the continent to the array of majestic wildlife that roams the expansive African Savannah, breathtaking natural beauty and captivating culture is waiting in each new destination. You could embark on an unforgettable safari adventure to observe the wild animals that roam the plains of Africa in their natural habitat, or how about a South African wine tour to see the vineyards and winelands of Stellenbosch and beyond, and perhap even sample a fine vintage or two.

The best cruises to Africa will call in a diverse range of ports across the continent, so guests can truly appreciate this vast and fascinating region. Experience an exciting African safari in South Africa, observe the unique endemic wildlife of Madagascar and spend time in remote and beautiful locations across Tanzania, Namibia and more – all on one amazing cruise holiday.

You'll find a fantastic range of unforgettable cruises to Africa at SixStarCruises.co.uk with all of the world's finest luxury cruise lines, travelling along the scenic shores of this beautiful and fascinating continent. Some of these six-star voyages will also incorprate other regions including Europe, Asia and the islands of the Indian Ocean, offering the chance to embark on a truly epic escape.

Just take a look at some of amazing Africa cruises available to book now for the upcoming years and start looking forward to an incredible holiday aboard one of the world's most elegant and opulent cruise ships.

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1

Papeete

The island of Tahiti's urban center has much to offer visitors. Take a stroll through the new Jardins Paofai, watch the surfers on their longboards, marvel at Faarumai Waterfalls, The Blowhole, Fern Grottos.

29 Feb 2024

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Bora Bora

The dramatic Mount Otemanu stands watch over the sparkling turquoise waters and sugary sands of Bora Bora, known as the most romantic island in the world. Snorkel, swim with the manta rays or enjoy an outrigger canoe ride through the lagoon and its lovely coral islands.

01 Mar 2024

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South Pacific Cruising

02 Mar 2024 - 03 Mar 2024

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Pago Pago

Remote, verdant and stunningly beautiful, this island is pure and pristine. Visit one of the many tuna canneries or snorkel in the crystalline waters of one of the protected lagoons. Find a fale, a gazebo where locals perform for visitors.

04 Mar 2024

6

Cross International Date Line

05 Mar 2024

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Apia

Apia is located on the northern shore of Upolu, Samoa's second largest island and home to spectacular rainforests, waterfalls, sand dunes, beaches and brilliant sunrises and sunsets. Writer Robert Louis Stevenson spent the last four years of his life here and is buried on Mount Vaea, overlooking the village of Vailima and the home he built there, which is now a museum in his honor.

06 Mar 2024

8

South Pacific Cruising

07 Mar 2024

9

Suva

Enjoy the tropical rainforest climate of Fiji's capital city, the largest in the South Pacific. Wander the Victoria Parade, the main thoroughfare with shops and restaurants.

08 Mar 2024

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11

South Pacific Cruising

09 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024

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Bay Of Islands

Relish the opportunities in this natural playground as you observe flying dolphins, gannets and blue penguins. The diving is renowned as some of the best in the world. Visit the historic Waitangi Treaty House, where the founding document of New Zealand was signed.

11 Mar 2024

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Auckland

Enjoy this beautiful city, its enormous parks and spectacular views from Mount Eden. Learn about Maori culture; visit the famed Waitomo Glowworm Caves and their fantastic formations. Or head for the coast and the crashing surf, see a gannet colony and admire the sheep farms along the way. Visit an area vineyard or one of sixty volcanoes

12 Mar 2024

14

Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

Discover Tauranga's lovely parks and history or head to Rotorua with its fabulous geysers, hot springs and Maori culture. Explore the Rangitaiki River and its amazing scenery.

13 Mar 2024

15

Gisborne

Named in honor of the crew member on Captain James Cook’s ship Endeavour who first sighted land in the area in 1769, this thriving seaside community is wedded to the sea and its vibrant Maori heritage and culture. Often called the “Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand,” Gisborne has a splendid array of boutique wineries. For a taste of Gisborne’s history and art, the Tairawhiti Museum is an essential destination in this city of warm smiles and even warmer hearts.

14 Mar 2024

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Wellington

Stroll past Victorian Gothic buildings, visit the exquisite botanic gardens, take the cable car up the mountain for a fantastic view, or head for the city beach. Journey around the spectacular harbor with its amazing views and visit a sheep or cattle station. See some of the sites where the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed.

15 Mar 2024

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Tasman Sea Cruising

16 Mar 2024 - 18 Mar 2024

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Burnie

Nestled in the northwest corner of Tasmania, this energetic and creative seaside town offers a unique perspective on the world of industry. Once dependent on paper manufacturing, the inventive community has transformed its industry into a compelling art culture. Visit Makers’ Workshop, part museum and part arts center, for an introduction to the inspired spirit of Burnie, along with a tour of the process of papermaking and a glimpse of local artisans at work on their handicrafts. Discover Burnie’s natural gems on the many trails at Fern Glade Reserve or the picturesque Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden.

19 Mar 2024

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Eden, Australia

Eden Prairie is a city 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, and the 12th-largest city in the State of Minnesota. It is the 7th-largest suburb in the Twin Cities, with a population of 60,797 at the 2010 census.

20 Mar 2024

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Sydney, Australia

Visit the famous Opera House, stroll along the harbor or cruise around it. Climb the Harbor Bridge, take a walk through the Rocks where Sydney began, or enjoy celebrated Bondi Beach. Head into the beautiful Blue Mountains for a taste of the country; visit a wildlife park and enjoy Australia’s fabulously unique creatures.

21 Mar 2024 - 22 Mar 2024

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Tasman Sea Cruising

23 Mar 2024

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Brisbane

Venture into the lush mountains backing the city and enjoy breathtaking views, stunning forests and fields, farms, wineries, gallery and craft areas, and picturesque gardens. Watch for unusual birds as you stroll. Explore the city's museums, waterfront, riverwalk and beaches. The capital of Queensland, Brisbane is Australia's 3rd largest city and the most cosmopolitan of the ports in the state. Take an hour drive inland to visit the famous Australian Zoo, home of the Crocodile Hunter.

24 Mar 2024

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Coral Sea Cruising

25 Mar 2024

27

Townsville

Discover the local beaches and enjoy the tropical scenery, the seafront promenade, galleries and shops. Venture out to stunning Magnetic Island with its national park, miles of walking trails, wildlife and magnificent coral reefs.

26 Mar 2024

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Cairns

This is the place to see the magnificent rainforest from the Kuranda Railway and visit local wildlife like koalas and emus in a rainforest habitat. Or learn about Aboriginal tradition at the culture park. Explore the town, its charming homes and the lovely botanical garden.

27 Mar 2024

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Coral Sea Cruising

28 Mar 2024

30

Alotau

Amidst a land of thriving tribal cultures and pristine mountainous rainforest, Alotau is located in the extreme eastern end of Papua New Guinea where human habitation began over 45,000 years ago. Perched on the edge of Milne Bay, this picturesque hillside town makes the perfect base for exploring the outlying capes, coves and islands. The nearby village of East Cape offers excellent snorkeling, while Fergusson Island brims with fascinating geothermal features such as hot springs, bubbling mud pools, spouting geysers and volcanoes. The quaint settlement of Wagawaga offers beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous scenery from its cove location at the foot of sheer mountains that rise from the southern peninsula.

29 Mar 2024

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Port Moresby

Named by Captain John Moresby in 1873, the capital of Papua New Guinea was transformed from a sleepy port town into a booming military base during World War II. Explore the cultural exhibits at the National Museum, and stroll the Port Moresby Nature Park – a charming oasis full of local and exotic species, along with over 150 native animals. Travel to nearby Koki or Hanuabada, traditional stilt villages offering remarkable insight into the local culture. For beautiful views of Port Moresby and the surrounding harbor, head up to Paga Hill or Touaguba Hill.

30 Mar 2024

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Coral Sea Cruising

31 Mar 2024

33

Arafura Sea

01 Apr 2024

34

Darwin

Discover Aboriginal culture and art at the Fine Arts Museum, see the city and its wonderful gardens, or venture into the outback to fabulous Territory Wildlife Park and its many wonders. Or head for the incredible waterfalls at Litchfield National Park. Watch crocodiles at a research station, or take a cruise along the Adelaide River and watch the saltwater crocs leap from the water to catch their prey.

02 Apr 2024

35

Timor Sea Cruising

03 Apr 2024

36

Komodo Island

Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands of Indonesia and one of three major islands making up Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition to being a popular destination for diving, it is the only natural habitat of the Komodo dragon. The island of Komodo includes approximately 60 square miles of craggy mountains, deep canyons, savannas and monsoon rainforests.

04 Apr 2024

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Bali

Experience this exquisite island and its gentle people as you explore the lush countryside of terraced rice fields and mountains dotted with temples. Visit a royal palace, watch an entrancing dance performance, or see carvers at work. Enjoy villages filled with beautiful arts and crafts and the daily festivals with villagers parading in their finery to local temples.

05 Apr 2024 - 06 Apr 2024

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Java Sea Cruising

07 Apr 2024

40

Semarang

Semarang is the capital and largest city of Central Java province in Indonesia. It was a major port during the Dutch colonial era, and is still an important regional center and port today.

08 Apr 2024

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Java Sea Cruising

09 Apr 2024

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Singapore

Discover a delightful city of contrasts, from its old Chinese quarter and colorful Hindu temples to its modern skyscrapers, famous Tiger Balm Gardens and magnificent National Orchid Garden. Stroll along the Esplanade. Take a short cruise along the Singapore River and a tri-shaw ride through town. Visit the Kranji Memorial and Changi Chapel and Memorial, dedicated to those who lost their lives here during World War II.

10 Apr 2024 - 11 Apr 2024

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Strait Of Malacca

12 Apr 2024

45

Phuket

Experience the many aspects of beautiful Phuket, from its lush landscape and gorgeous beaches to its 19th century Chinese and Western architecture and stunning temples. Visit the fascinating Sea Shell Museum, see the ornate Wat Chalong, watch elephants go through their paces at the elephant camp, and explore the unique and breathtaking Phang Nga National Park. Or just play on one of the island's fabulous beaches.

13 Apr 2024

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Andaman Sea Cruising

14 Apr 2024

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Yangon

See the magnificent splendor of the Shwedagon Pagoda, a golden shrine towering to a height of 326 feet. Nearby visit the Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda with its reclining 230-foot-long Buddha statue, which was completed in 1966. Rising up from the Royal Lake, Karaweik Hall was built in the shape of the mythical Karaweik bird. The Botahtaung Pagoda was named after the 1,000 military leaders who escorted the sacred hair relics of Buddha, brought from India over 2,000 years ago. Opened in 1906 and located near the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, the Yangon Zoo is noted for its collection of wild animals from around the world.

15 Apr 2024 - 17 Apr 2024

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Andaman Sea Cruising

18 Apr 2024 - 19 Apr 2024

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Laccadive Sea Cruising

20 Apr 2024

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Colombo

Dotted with stately colonial buildings, Sri Lanka’s largest city is quite beautiful and wonderfully frenetic. Explore the museums and temples or watch cricket at Galle Face Green. If the thrilling energy of the city becomes too much, relax under a cinnamon tree in serene Viharamahadevi Park.

21 Apr 2024 - 22 Apr 2024

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Cochin (Kochi)

Discover the amazing contrasts of this cosmopolitan, Portuguese-founded city with its lovely colonial architecture, Dutch-style palaces, historic churches, Jewish quarter and huge Chinese fishing nets. Or explore tranquil canals by boat and see ancient villages, exquisite scenery, plantations and temples. See Indian cotton made in traditional fashion.

23 Apr 2024

56

Laccadive Sea Cruising

24 Apr 2024

57

Male

As the capital of the low-lying, coral-bed Maldives, winsome Malé is surrounded by a sea wall, where you might watch the fishing dhonis return with the day's catch. Also be sure to see Friday Mosque, a masterpiece of filigree-curved coral built in the mid-1600s, and the Mulee-aage Palace.

25 Apr 2024

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59

Indian Ocean Cruising

26 Apr 2024 - 27 Apr 2024

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61

Mahé

Gorgeous and romantic, the Seychelles define tropical beauty. A mountain range runs through the spine of Mahé, the largest island, and scenic national parks have sprung up around it, attracting hikers. Still, it's the idyllic beaches that have immortalized Mahé and its laid-back capital of Victoria, where the Seychellois speak a mellifluous Creole patois.

28 Apr 2024 - 29 Apr 2024

62

Indian Ocean Cruising

30 Apr 2024

63

Mayotte

While the other islands of the fragrant Comoros (known as the "Perfume Islands") gained independence from France in 1975, Mayotte remained under French rule, and you'll welcome the influence. The Petit Terre district boasts fine patisseries, boutiques and art galleries, and there's a French flair everywhere.

01 May 2024

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65

Mozambique Channel Cruising

02 May 2024 - 03 May 2024

66

Maputo

Intent on recapturing its former glamour, Maputo once again attracts the rich and famous, whom you may see while sipping a cocktail at the extravagant Hotel Polana. Maputo's struggle for freedom from Portuguese colonialism is recounted in local museums.

04 May 2024

67

Richard's Bay

Take an excursion to one of the nearby game reserves or simply gaze over the surrounding waters, where you might get a glimpse of dolphins, whales and kite-surfers. The best view is from the lookout point at Alkantstrand Beach. Richards Bay is a busy port and the myriad of specialized ships will intrigue marine buffs.

05 May 2024

68

Durban

British colonial architecture prevails in Durban, yet natural beauty is what characterizes this charming city on the Indian Ocean. Its Golden Mile beach area attracts sunbathers, of course, but also shoppers and those who enjoy walking the promenade. The Juma Masjid deserves a visit, as it's the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere.

06 May 2024

69

Indian Ocean Cruising

07 May 2024

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Cape Town

It’s difficult to get lost in Cape Town because gorgeous Table Mountain looms above the city as a reference. For breathtaking views, ride the cable car to the top, or explore this urbane city on foot. Visit the fascinating South African Museum and Planetarium and the culturally significant St. George’s Cathedral.

08 May 2024 - 09 May 2024

(This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf).

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