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Turquoise waters along the shore near Dakar, Senegal
$5,480
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Adventure in the Bijagos Archipelago: Dakar to Dakar

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Admire Bijagos Islands wildlife
  • Learn more about the Bidyogo people
  • Explore unique lanscapes
  • Visit the historic city of Dakar
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Bissagos archipelago, located off the coast ofGuinea-Bissau, is one of the most preserved and protected on the planet. Classified as aUNESCO Biosphere Reserve, it is made up of 88 islands, most of which are uninhabited. Nestling in the heart of an environment whichoften remains untouched by …
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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$4,060
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Along the South-African coastline

Cape Town to Durban - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Visit Robben Island
  • Discover Cape of Good Hope
  • Admire Africa's natural beauty
  • Explore Phezulu Safari Park
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the crossroadsof the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, embark aboardLe Lyrialon a9-day cruisebetweenCape Town, mother-city of the country, dominated by Table Mountain, andDurban, a cosmopolitan seaside city. Thisjourney in South Africa allows you to discoverPort Elizabeth, nicknamed "the friendly …
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Scenic view of Table Mountain
$3,860
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South Africa & Namibia

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Visit Robben Island
  • Explore Phezulu Safari Park
  • Discover the Namib coastal desert
  • See Kruger National Park by safari
Starts/ Ends in:
Durban / Walvis Bay
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the crossroads of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, embark aboardLeLyrialon a9-day cruisebetweenDurban, a cosmopolitan seaside city, andWalvis Bay, at the heart of theNamib desert. DiscoverPort Elizabeth, nicknamed "the friendly city" for its welcoming inhabitants, andCape Town, …
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Sunrise over Victoria Falls
$7,751
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth

10 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Experience luxury lodge and ship
  • Enjoy a cruise on Lake Kariba
  • Tour on Chobé and Matusadona Parks
  • Visit the Victoria Falls
Starts/ Ends in:
Johannesburg / Victoria Falls
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the edge of a fast-paced world, southern Africa’s beautiful, tranquil landscapes await. From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, you’ll not only discover spectacular panoramas and tumultuous histories, but also incredible wildlife and carefully crafted menus that reflect the flavors and …
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A close up of a type of traditional dress worn in Africa.
$7,100
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth

9 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Learn about the region´s legends
  • Explore Chobe National Park
  • Tour Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Impalila's local school
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Land & Sea, River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the African Dream in Johannesburg and begin a 9-day cruise 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 end of your trip admirethe grandness of Victoria …
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A snorkeler walking along a white sandy beach.
$2,190
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Cruises in the Garden of Eden

8 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasus
  • 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 Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Pegasus 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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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$1,990
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Islands of Cape Verde Archipelago

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony V
  • Taste locally made “grogue”
  • Visit the port of Mindelo
  • Explore the Fogo island
  • Try Chã das Caldeiras wine
Starts/ Ends in:
Palmeira / Palmeira
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise
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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The sun lights up this beautiful tropical forest.
$1,690
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The Garden of Eden: Seychelles

5 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasus
  • Snorkel world-renowned beaches
  • Visit Cousin Island Bird Sanctuary
  • Explore the island of Curieuse
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Snorkelers interacting with a friendly whale shark.
$1,150
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The Garden of Eden: Seychelles

4 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasus
  • Visit La Digue, a quaint community
  • Discover Anse Source D’ Argent
  • Snorkel through crystal clear water
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, 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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White Sand Beach in Barbados
$7,295
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Transatlantic: Praia - Bridgetown

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Explore the colonial architecture
  • Visit endless field of sugarcane
  • Explore the island of Praia
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail around Atlantic ocean as Sea Cloud II sail from the island in the Southwest coast Praia to Bridgetown Barbados.enjoying the beautiful beaches and exploring different shops and restaurants in the neighborhood. Discover the history of Bridgetownwith its colonial architecture surrounding …
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Panoramic photo of beach in Senegal
$2,340
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Ocean Voyage: Dakar - Fort-de-France

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Enjoy Kermel market
  • Treat yourself to relaxation
  • Admire the open sea
  • Try some fresh coconut
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From sea to sea, or from continent to continent, Le Dumont-d'Urvillewelcomes you aboard its ships for a Sea Journey.A few times a year the Le Dumont-d'Urville invite sea lovers, dreamers, and keen observers of endless horizons to join it's non-stop journeys, to enjoy the comfort of the …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$1,650
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St. Helena to Cape Verde islands

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • Explore Ascension
  • Hike to the top of Ascension
  • Stroll the Praia streets
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the submarine mountain range running some 16,000 kilometers (10,000 miles) from the Arctic Ocean. Explore Ascension, this dry volcanic island is a major home for the sooty tern. Hike to the richly vegetated top of Ascension, and a visit the shore to watch the …
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Curieuse Island in the Seychelles
$4,270
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The Essential Seychelles

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Visit the Vallée de Mai
  • Discover 8 islands in the Seychelle
  • See the granite island of Curieuse
  • Meet the local people
Starts/ Ends in:
Victoria Bay / Victoria Bay
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Bougainville in Mahé for a 9-day cruise and discover the must-see jewels of the Seychelles islands. The first stop on the cruise is Sainte Anne Marine National Park. Visit Curieuse Island, reputed for its red earth and for the Aldabra giant tortoises that have taken up residence …
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Mahe - Morne Seychellois National Park
$9,010
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Madagascar, Réunion and Mauritius

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (CDP)
  • Discover many cities on your cruise
  • Explore idyllic landscapes
  • Enjoy outings and shore visits
  • Visit Madagascar
Starts/ Ends in:
Port Louis / Mahe
Activities:
Adventure Options, Helicopter Tour, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day cruise will starts inPort LouisinMauritius Further on, on the small island of Alphonse, you will have the opportunity to go snorkeling and scuba diving to among the brightly-colored sea life, before reaching theGlorioso Islands.Your ship will then set sail forMadagascar, the island …
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Baobab trees
$6,840
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Madagascar & South Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover Zanzibar
  • Visit Richards Bay, home to hippos
  • Join and incredible Safari
  • Explore Phezulu Safari Park
Starts/ Ends in:
Zanzibar / Cape Town
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
FromZanzibar, a city with superbUNESCO-listed buildings, blending African, Arab, Indian and European influences over more than a millennium, sail toComoros, and thenMayotte. This small French archipelago protected by a double barrier reef is the refuge of an incredibly rich fauna: dolphins, rays, …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$5,380
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Canary Islands and Cape Verde

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Enjoy the culture of Lisbon
  • Explore Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Taste local cuisine & spirits
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark Le Dumont-d'Urville inLisbon and enjoy the next 11-days exploring the Canary Islands &Cape Verde. DiscoverMadeira, the island of the eternal spring. The lively streets ofFunchal, its old district, as well as its magnificentbotanical gardenlocated on the heights of the town will not …
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The seafront of Cadiz
$1,970
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Morocco & Canary Islands

Malaga to Las Palmas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Star Flyer
  • Enjoy Malaga's architecture
  • Discover Cadiz, Spain
  • Visit the Lanzarote Islands
  • Explore Gran Canaria's beauty
Activities:
Local Market, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a cultural kaleidoscope on this amazing 9-day cruise that offers the best opportunity to discover breathtaking imperial cities in Morocco and the Canaries’ artistic side. Board the Star Flyer inMálagaand disembark in Las Palmas. Explore this incredible region and visit Tangier …
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
$7,355
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Canary Islands & Cape Verde: Las Palmas - Praia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Enjoy Gran Canary's variety
  • Visit romantic La Gomera
  • Explore Garajonay National Park
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Sea Cloud II on its 11-day cruise as it sails to the southern coast of Santiago Island starting from the city in Gran Canaria, Las Palmas.Enjoy an authentic windjammer experience for true sailing fans on this unique cruise.Walking along the promenades or through narrow alleyways, you are sure …
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