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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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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 slave 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.
$1,490
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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.
$1,090
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The Garden of Eden: Seychelles

4 Day Itinerary aboard Pegasus
  • Visit La Digue, a quaint community
  • Oxcart to a picturesque beach
  • Snorkel through crystal clear water
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Seychelles Islands on this 4-day cruise on board the Pegasus. Board in Paslin Baie St. Anne and set sail for Felicite, a pristine snorkeling destination. Enjoy opportunities to explore the quaint community of La Digue, oxcart to a Anse de Source d' Argent, and take a guided tour …
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Colorful African pirogue canoes on the beach
$11,610
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Tema to Lisbon Cruise

19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the two castles in Ghana
  • See the wildlife in Kakum Park
  • Visit the island of Goree
  • Learn about the African slave trade
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Trace the Gold Coast of Ghana and follow the African coastline northward, stopping in the Cape Verde Islands, majestic Morocco and ending in the ornate city of Lisbon, Portugal. Visit several UNESCO World Heritage sites and be experience the dramatic differences in ecology and climate from …
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White Sand Beach in Barbados
$6,710
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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
$4,440
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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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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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Windmill on Lanzarote
$4,310
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Cape Verde and Canary Islands

Dakar to Lisbon - 11 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit Dakar and Goree Island
  • Admire Mindelo's architecture
  • Explore Ribeira Grande's center
  • Enjoy Lisbon, Portugal
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the cultures and traditions of Cape Verde, Spain, and Senegal on this enticing and relaxing 11-day journey aboard luxurious L'Austral. Your cruise takes you to all of the major cultural highights along this route, including Santiago,São Vicente, and Mindelo. You'll also …
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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
$6,520
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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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A view of the architecture of Morocco.
$5,395
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Morocco & Canary Islands: Casablanca to Las Palmas

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Explore beautiful Casablanca
  • Visit the city of Agadir
  • Learn fascinating facts on board
Activities:
Local Market, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover some of Morocco’s mystical cities and the magnificent diversity of the Canary Islands on this unique cruise across the Atlantic Ocean to some of the region's hotspots. Explore the lively Canary Islands, including Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Gomera and Gran Canaria – on this …
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Snorkeling
$6,690
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The Vanilla Islands

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Discover the islands of East Africa
  • Visit shores with Zodiac inflatable
  • Meet the local people of the island
  • Discover the Scattered Islands
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Vanilla Islands with the exciting cruise from the Seychelles to Madagascar. This10-day itineraryaboardLe Bougainvillewill be an opportunity to discover little-known places of breathtaking natural beauty, an original fauna and flora, as well as meet the locals.
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