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Africa is a wonderful continent with stunning landscapes and a rich history. A small ship cruise to Africa offers an unforgettable experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. From the stunning and luxury beaches of La Digue and Praslin to the ancient Moroccan cities like Casablanca and Tangier, you'll witness the incredible wildlife in their natural habitats, explore charming villages, and relax on the white-sand beaches. Plus, you'll have the chance to explore the local cultures and learn about the fascinating history of this stunning region up close and personal. So, why wait? Choose from our 76 top-rated Africa cruises and get ready to book your Africa cruise today! Our expert travel advisors will assist you in making the best choice.
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View of the Great Nile in Aswan
$2,129
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Classic Egypt Tour

Luxor to Aswan - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Nile River Cruises
  • Discover pyramids and Sphinx
  • Visit the Museum and Temples
  • Walk around town of Esna
  • Sail the Nile river
Starts / Ends:
Cairo / Aswan
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this classic tour of Egypt, explore the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Karnak Temple near Luxor, and the rarely-visited tombs of Seti I and Nefertari. Stay in the finest hotels, cruise the Nile aboard a luxurious riverboat, and travel with the best Egyptologist guides. You will learn about …
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Dahabya Nile River Cruise
$5,646
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Nile River Explorer

Cairo to Aswan - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Dahabya Nile River Cruises
  • Discover the pyramids and Sphinx
  • Explore the temple of Dendera
  • Walk around the town of Esna
  • Sail the Nile river
  • Aboard a luxurious riverboat
Starts / Ends:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore a mutitude the world's greatest archaeological sites in Egypt. Travel with Egyptologists, stay in the finest hotels, and sit in first class when cruising the Nile aboard a luxuriously-outfitted riverboat. Visit all of the must-see attractions, including the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, …
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Nile River
$9,300
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Treasures of Egypt

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat III
  • Tour the Valley of the Kings
  • Soak in views of the Great Pyramids
  • Cruise to Aswan home of the Nubians
  • Visit the impressive Abu Simbel
Starts / Ends:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits, River Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 13-day Egypt tour, the explorer in you rejoices over what is arguably the biggest concentration of ancient wonders in the world. Pyramids, tombs, and temples – Egypt’s glorious past are yours to discover. At Giza Plateau gaze upon the marvels of the Great Pyramids and the …
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A snorkeler walking along a white sandy beach.
$2,690
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Cruises in the Garden of Eden

Seychelles - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasos
  • Explore the island of Curieuse
  • Swim at Anse de Source d' Argent
  • Snorkel in the waters of St. Pierre
  • Visit the community of La Digue
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Pegasos in Port Victoria and begin your adventure sailing through the Seychelles Islands. Stop at several uninhabited islands, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, view large bird colonies, relax on sun-washed beaches, and take daily guided excursions. Enjoy 8 days on this relaxing cruisethat …
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Luxor
$1,569
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Luxor to Aswan

5 Day Itinerary aboard Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
  • Visit the Temple of Karnak
  • Attend an Egyptian cooking lesson
  • Sail around Elephantine Island
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Cooking Classes, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail from Luxor to Aswan on a 5-day Nile River cruise onboard the Sanctuary Sun Boat IV. Explore ancient temples built by Pharaohs, attend an Egyptian cooking lesson, and sail on a felucca as you travel through Egypt. This relaxed itinerary is a great way to see and learn about ancient Egypt!
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$2,450
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St. Helena to Cape Verde

11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • Discover Ascension
  • Hike to the top of Ascension
  • Stroll the Praia streets
Starts / Ends:
St. Helena Island / Praia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise from St. Helena to the Cape Verde Islands on the MV Plancius. Explore the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a vast underwater mountain range. Discover Ascension, a volcanic island known for its wildlife, including sooty terns and green turtles. Watch Arctic terns and long-tailed skuas …
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The sun lights up this beautiful tropical forest.
$1,950
EBD
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Cruises in the Garden of Eden

Seychelles - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasos
  • Snorkel world-renowned beaches
  • Visit Cousin Island Bird Sanctuary
  • Explore the island of Curieuse
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise through the Seychelles Islands and discover the hidden gems of this unspoiled paradise. Spend 5 days snorkeling, relaxing on the beach, and birding. Visit a bird sanctuary that is home to a quarter million breeding birds, explore one of the world's most beautiful beaches, anddiscover …
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Zambezi Queen, Africa Safari
$14,995
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Rivers & Rails of Africa

13 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Enjoy a cable car up Table Mountain
  • Discover local vineyards
  • Visit Kasenu Village
  • Safari through Chobe National Park
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The perfect way to begin your African journey is to spend 3 nights in the picturesque Cape Town.Then fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your 4-night Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the …
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Snorkelers interacting with a friendly whale shark.
$1,550
EBD
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Cruises in the Garden of Eden

Seychelles - 4 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasos
  • Visit La Digue, a quaint community
  • Discover Anse Source D’ Argent
  • Snorkel through crystal clear water
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Seychelles Islands on this 4-day cruise onboard the Pegasus. Board in Praslin Baie St. Anne and set sail for Felicite, a pristine snorkeling destination. Enjoy opportunities to explore the quaint community of La Digue, and take a guided tour around Moyenne Island. Cruising from island …
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Turquoise waters along the shore near Dakar, Senegal
$2,990
Savings
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Rivers of West Africa - Dakar to Dakar

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Discover Dakar, Senegal
  • Sail the Saloun & Gambia Rivers
  • Visit Tendaba Nature reserve
  • Explore the beautiful Banjul
Starts / Ends:
Dakar / Dakar
Activities:
River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Into the Wild.. Discover Gambia and Senegal. Experience outstanding wildlife viewing on a yacht cruise along the West Africa Coast and upstream the Gambia River, deep inside the African continent. Discover the waterways of Senegal and Gambia with visits to no less than 4 Natural Reserves: Sine …
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A variety of wildlife in Africa.
$14,695
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Stars of South Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Tour famous wineries
  • Take a cable car ride
  • Drive through Chobe National Park
  • Experience the local culture
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Johannesburg
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Inagurate your 15-day adventure with a 3-night stay in picturesque Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. Explore the banks of Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest populations of wildlife on the African continent. Spend two …
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Victoria Falls
$11,848
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth with Extended Stay at The Cape of Good Hope

Port-to-Port Cruise - 13 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Join a guided tour of Robben Island
  • Explore the Chobe National Park
  • Tour the falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Impalila's local school
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Victoria Falls
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
After 4 days of touring South Africa, fly to Namibia and board the African Dream to begin the cruise portion of this tour, along the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. Get an up-close experience of South Africa´s wilderness, enjoy authentic traditional cuisine, learn about age-old customs, and in the …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$2,990
Savings
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Islands of Cape Verde Archipelago

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Taste locally-made “grogue”
  • Visit the port of Mindelo
  • Explore the Fogo island
  • Try Chã das Caldeiras wine
Starts / Ends:
Palmeira / Palmeira
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the archipelago of Cape Verde with its intoxicating mixture of African and Portuguese heritage and its welcoming locals. Once a former colony and trade outpost, the Cape Verde Islands of today offer a spellbinding blend of African and Portuguese influences in their architecture, food, …
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A herd of elephants of all sizes make their way across the valley.
$13,695
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Wildlife and the Falls

13 Day Itinerary aboard Zambezi Queen
  • Cruise the Chobe River
  • Observe African wildlife
  • Be immersed in African local life
  • Tour Victoria Falls
  • Explore Johannesburg
Starts / Ends:
Johannesburg / Johannesburg
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your journey begins with a one night-night stay in cosmopolitan Johannesburg. Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana to begin your Zambezi Queen safari cruise on the Chobe River. After exploring the Chobe region and national Park head off to Victoria Falls, one of the world’s seven natural wonders. …
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Luxor
$6,299
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Secrets of Egypt & the Nile

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadahlia
  • Explore Egyptian Museum
  • Soak in views of the Great Pyramids
  • Cruise to Aswan home of the Nubians
  • Visit the tombs of ancient Egypt
  • Visit old city, Coptic Cairo
Starts / Ends:
Cairo / Cairo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
We are thrilled to now take you to a fascinating destination: Egypt. Allow yourself to be treated to a connoisseur’s discovery of this ancient civilization as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an unparalleled 11-night Nile River cruise and land experience that includes exquisite …
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Tropical beach on Mahe in the Seychelles Islands.
$11,190
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Tropical Charms of the Seychelles

Mahé Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Explore Sainte Anne Channel
  • Discover Cousin Island
  • Experience Praslin's beauty
  • Visit Aride, a nature reserve
Starts / Ends:
Mahe / Mahe
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day tropical cruise through the Seychelles aboard Emerald Azzurra. Start your journey on Mahé Island, and sail to the intriguing Sainte Anne Channel, a marine sanctuary and nesting spot for Hawksbill turtles. Explore Cousin, a seabird sanctuary, and enjoy Praslin's scenic …
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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$9,422
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Extraordinary South Africa

Maputo to Cape Town - 9 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • See Maputo's Soviet-style buildings
  • Explore Mozambique’s islands
  • Spot rare bird species
  • Take a rickshaw ride along Durban
Starts / Ends:
Maputo / Cape Town
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on this on this 9-day Extraordinary Southern Africa cruise from Maputo to Cape Town aboard SH Diana. Begin the cruise in Maputo, the former Portuguese colony in Mozambique, explore its culture, and enjoy pristine beaches. Discover South African shores, spot rare bird species like the …
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Sunset in Praia
$2,150
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St. Helena to Cape Verde

St Helena - Praia - 11 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • Explore Ascension island
  • Witness northbound spring migration
  • Visit Cidade Velha in Praia
Starts / Ends:
St. Helena Island / Praia
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Witness the northbound spring migration of birds like Arctic Terns and Long-tailed Skuas joining you in crossing the Equator ("the Line") on this 11-day cruise aboard MV Hondius. Your voyage starts with the unique flora and fauna of St. Helena. Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the …
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