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Explore Africa on a small ship cruise with Adventure Life. We work with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Las Palmas, La Digue, Casablanca, Praslin, and Tangier, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to visiting Africa on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access.  The cost of small ship cruises to Africa start at for a trip of 5 to 99 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream small ship cruise to Africa and our team of Africa travel experts will help you make it a reality.  
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A snorkeler walking along a white sandy beach.
$2,241
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Cruises in the Garden of Eden

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 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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The sun lights up this beautiful tropical forest.
$1,611
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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 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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Mahe - Morne Seychellois National Park
$4,390
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The Essential Seychelles

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Visit the Vallée de Mai
  • Discover 8 islands in the Seychelle
  • View the granite island of Curieuse
  • Enjoy encounters with the locals
Starts/ Ends in:
Victoria Bay / Victoria Bay
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, 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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Snorkelers interacting with a friendly whale shark.
$1,305
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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 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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Mahe - Morne Seychellois National Park
$7,250
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Zanzibar and the Treasures of the Indian Ocean

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Discover the islands in one cruise
  • Ride the Zodiac inflatables
  • Observe tortoises and bird species
  • Dive and snorkel with the guides
Starts/ Ends in:
Victoria Bay / Zanzibar
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on Le Bougainville for this special 13-day expedition cruise in the Indian Ocean. From Victoria on Mahé, the first sail is to La Digue, where a veritable picture postcard of Seychelles awaits. Further on, on the small islands of Astove,there is an opportunity to snorkel and dive among …
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Lisbon Tram and Cityscape
$1,500
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Spain & Morocco

6 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Enjoy Lisbon's heritage
  • Discover Tangier, Morocco
  • Visit the Rock of Gibraltar
  • Explore the Andalucian region
Starts/ Ends in:
Lisbon / Malaga
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Dive into incredible cultures with this 6-day sailing adventure aboard the Royal Clipper. Explore the stunning Spanish coastline, sampling the exotic side of this gorgeous country. Tour thelegendary cities of Lisbon and Portimao.Grab yourself an experience you'll talk about forever as you enjoy …
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Bahai Gardens and temple
$3,295
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Holy Land at Christmas Time

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit the Bah’ai Gardens
  • Explore the coastal city of Ashdod
  • Experience Mediterranean holidays
  • Visit ancient holy sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Limassol / Limassol
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Emerald Azzurra for a holiday cruise discovering fascinating sites in the Mediterranean on this 8-day voyage.The ship leaves Limassol, Cyprus and sails to Port Said, Haifa, and Ashdod. In Limassol, the cosmopolitan marina is contrasted with its 14th-century castle. Visit Port Said and the …
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The sun sets off the Canary Islands
$14,245
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Dream of A Lifetime: Transatlantic Crossing

18 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Follow Columbus's course
  • Sail across the Atlantic Ocean
  • Enjoy an offshore sailing adventure
  • Observe incredible sunsets
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow the route Columbus took across the Atlantic as you set sail for new horizons on a voyage of discovery. Discover this 17-day pure sailing adventure where for two whole weeks, the expansive ocean is the home of Sea Cloud. Water currents and trade winds are all that propel the yacht forwards. …
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The sun sets off the Canary Islands
$5,865
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The Canaries, Islands of Contrasts

Las Palmas to Las Palmas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Enjoy Gran Canary's variety
  • Explore Puerto del Rosario
  • Enjoy San Sebastian
Starts/ Ends in:
Las Palmas / Las Palmas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Swap a gray autumn for a slice of Canary sun. Enjoy an authentic windjammer experience for true sailing fans on this unique round-trip 5-day cruise along the Canary Islands. Starting and ending in Gran Canary, almost half the island has been registered by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The capital, …
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Windmill on Lanzarote
$5,865
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The Beautiful Greens of the Canary Islands

Round-trip Las Palmas - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Enjoy Gran Canary's landscapes
  • Admire Tenerife's natural beauty
  • Visit Sta Cruz
  • Explore El Hierro Biosphere Reserve
Starts/ Ends in:
Las Palmas / Las Palmas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Swap a gray autumn for a slice of Canary sun. Enjoy an authentic windjammer experience for true sailing fans on this unique round-trip 8-day cruise along the Canary Islands. Starting and ending in Gran Canary, almost half the island has been registered by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The capital, …
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The stunning blue coastline of the Canary Islands
$5,735
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Island Diversity in the Atlantic

Las Palmas - Las Palmas - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Relax and sail the Canary Islands
  • Explore the Mediterranean waters
  • Enjoy a cruise without schedules
  • Take in the fresh ocean breeze
Starts/ Ends in:
Las Palmas / Las Palmas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail wherever the wind takes you on this incredible trip aboard a legendary tall ship that shows you exactlywhat it was born to do, with nothing but the wind determining its course and the captain obeying its orders. Justhow many knots can the Sea Cloud get up to? At howmany ports will it call? The …
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Enjoy the clear blue waters of the Canary Islands
$4,695
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Marrakech: The Magic of 1001 Nights

Casablanca to Gran Canaria - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Learn about Moroccan history
  • Explore Lanzarote
  • Marvel at preserved cloud forests
  • Admire beautiful Tenerife
Starts/ Ends in:
Casablanca / Las Palmas
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail from Casablanca aboard the Sea Cloud on this 7-day cruise to Spain's Canary Islands. Stop in Agadir and the nearby city of Taroudant, once a major commercial hub and the home of a Berber king. Explore the striking landscape and artistic legacy of Lanzarote, and admire the soaring …
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Marvel at the spectacular rock of Gibraltar
$2,320
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Morocco & Canary Islands

10 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Enjoy Malaga's architecture
  • Discover Cadiz, Spain
  • Visit the Lanzarote Islands
  • Explore Gran Canaria's beauty
Starts/ Ends in:
Malaga / Las Palmas
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Málaga, board the Star Clipper to Las Palmas toexplore Tangier, Morocco, and see the city's faded mongrel charm, a heady mix of Moroccan, European, and African influences. Take a stroll through the old town of Safi, which is home to a fishing harbor and a variety of businesses. …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$2,090
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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 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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Entrance of Luxor Temple, Egypt
$1,990
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Gods, Kings & Pharaohs

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony V
  • Cross the Suez Canal
  • Discover Luxor
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings
  • Admire Aqaba's Roman architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Suez Canal / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embrace your wanderlust and discover the world on a deeper level. Cross the Suez Canal, discover Israel, Egypt, and Jordan. An expert Egyptologist onboard and onshore will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life for a very well-rounded perspective. Join us during …
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Curieuse Island in the Seychelles
$6,980
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Secret Seychelles Islands

Victoria, Mahé Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Explore stunning corals.
  • Visit Vallée de Mai nature reserve.
  • Experience beach of La Digue.
  • Discover bare red earth of Curieuse
Starts/ Ends in:
Victoria / Victoria
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship at Victoria, the archipelago’s capital, fall under the spell of the idyllic landscapes, with their exceptional flora and fauna. In Praslin, don’t miss the chance to visit the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve. Discover the island of Aride, an unspoiled delight of the …
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Wander through sunny Tenerife
$8,365
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A Mix of Cultures- The Cape Verde Islands

Las Palmas - Praia - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Enjoy the beauty of Gran Canaria
  • Visit the Las Cañadas National Park
  • Explore El Hierro
  • Discover the cultures of Cape Verde
Starts/ Ends in:
Las Palmas / Praia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Sea Cloud II on its 12-day cruise as it sails from the Canary Islands to the Cape Verde archipelago.Enjoy an authentic windjammer experience on this unique cruise.Walking along the promenades or through narrow alleyways, you are sure to discover the multifaceted character of these islands, …
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Sunset view from Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
$6,595
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A Maritime Fairy Tale from 1001 Nights

Morocco & Canary Islands - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Enjoy historic Casablanca
  • Visit Djamaa el-Fna market place
  • Explore Gran Canaria beaches
  • Visit the Mediterranean
Starts/ Ends in:
Cadiz / Las Palmas
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
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 Sea Cloud II in Cadiz and disembark in Las Palmas. Explore this incredible region and visit Rabat, the …
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