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Experience the diverse wonders of West Africa with Adventure Life's 14 captivating cruises for 2024. Join us on a journey through this culturally rich region, from the vibrant markets and historic sites of Dakar to the lush landscapes and wildlife of Bijagos Archipelago. Explore the bustling streets, sample local cuisine, and immerse yourself in the fascinating traditions of the region. Whether you're interested in wildlife viewing, village visits, or cultural interactions, each day offers a new adventure waiting to be discovered. With activities like archaeological site visits and urban exploration, this trip caters to all types of travelers looking to delve into the heart of West Africa. Don't miss this opportunity to uncover the history, beauty, and charm of this incredible destination. Contact one of Adventure Life's West Africa specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Turquoise waters along the shore near Dakar, Senegal
$2,990
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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:
Variable
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 young family walks through the African landscape
$2,990
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Rivers of West Africa - Banjul to Banjul

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony G
  • Walk through to Batelling
  • Discover Baboon Island
  • Visit Kaur's museum
  • Explore Dakar's surroundings
Starts / Ends:
Banjul / Dakar
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join the Harmony G for a fascinating 8-day cruise along the coast of West Africa and upstream the Gambia River, deep inside the African continent. Discover the flora, fauna, and history of Africa as you voyage through the waterways of Senegal and Gambia. Visit no less than four Natural Reserves and …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$2,990
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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:
Variable
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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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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Colorful Canary Islands
$8,200
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Cape Verde and Canary Islands

Dakar - Lisbon - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Explore Dakar
  • Discover Gorée Island
  • Admire Santa Cruz de la Palma
  • Experience Mindelo
Starts / Ends:
Dakar / Lisbon
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day cruise from Dakar to Lisbon aboard the Le Lyrial. Explore the captivating capitals and towns of Dakar, Praia, Mindelo, Santa Cruz de la Palma, Los Cristianos, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Funchal, and Lisbon. Each destination offers a rich tapestry of cultural experiences, …
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$33,900
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Cape Town to Lisbon

42 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore West Coast of Africa
  • Explore lagoons, mountains, wildlif
  • Discover Walvis Bay, Bombom Island
  • Overnight at Lomé and Tema
  • Trip to the Bijagos Archipelago
  • Explore Lisbon
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Lisbon
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
On this 40-day Cape Town to Lisbon Cruise aboard Silver Wind, explore some of the most secluded destinations and venture along the West Coast of Africa and the Atlantic Islands. Setting sail from Cape Town to Lisbon, the voyage includes captivating stops in Walvis Bay, Bom Bom Island, Pointe Noire, …
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Colorful Canary Islands
$17,878
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Atlantic Island Chronicles: Exploring Cabo Verde, the Canary Islands, and the Azores

Cabo Verde - Azores - 16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Visit UNESCO sites
  • Discover Madeira's flora and fauna
  • Learn the volcanic history
  • Local traditions and architecture
  • Discover Azores' food scene
Starts / Ends:
Praia / Sao Miguel
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore some of the Mediterranean islands on this 16-day Atlantic Island Chronicles: Exploring Cabo Verde, the Canary Islands, and the Azores from Cabo Verde to Azores aboard National Geographic Orion. The remote islands off the coast of Portugal and Western Africa beckon with rich history, …
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Explore for a stunning view of the sea
$5,780
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Northwest Africa and its Islands

Dakar - Lisbon - 11 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Explore Dakar
  • Witness Atlantic coasts
  • Discover colonial influences
  • Encounter Dakhla and Madeira
  • Cruise different ports
Starts / Ends:
Dakar / Lisbon
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 11-day Northwest Africa and its Islands Cruise from Dakar to Casablanca aboard SH Diana, explore the vibrant markets of Dakar and the lush subtropical gardens of Funchal on this adventure along the rugged and windswept Atlantic coasts of Northwest Africa and its islands. Explore the unique …
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Loango National Park
$9,180
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Unspoilt Wilds of Southwest Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Savor traditional cuisine
  • Visit Conkouati Reserve
  • Visit Loango National Park
  • Visit world's oldest voodoo market
Starts / Ends:
Luanda / Accra
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 15-day Unspoilt Wilds of Southwest Africa cruise aboard SH Diana that departs from the Southern African country of Angola and sails up the Atlantic coast via the Central African countries of Congo and Sao Tome to West Africa’s Benin and Togo, finally arriving on the Gold Coast in …
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Sunset in Praia
$2,350
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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:
Variable
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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Gold Harbour, South Georgia
$10,850
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Atlantic Odyssey to Cape Verde

Ushuaia - Praia - 34 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Explore Ushuaia
  • Experience Quest Bay
  • Visit Tristan da Cunha
  • Discover South Georgia
  • Explore St. Helena Island
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Praia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 34-day expedition aboard the MV Hondius from Ushuaia, Argentina, in Tierra del Fuego. Admire the Beagle Channel's beauty before marveling at South Georgia's king penguin rookeries and exploring Gough Island. Encounter diverse birdlife at Tristan da Cunha, experience Saint …
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Ride the gondola to Sugarloaf Mountain on your Brazil tour
$7,999
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Rhythms of Brazil & Cape Verde

Rio de Janeiro - Tenerife - 15 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Tenerife's rugged landscape
  • Explore streets and beaches
  • Taste authentic Brazilian Cuisi
  • Experience a day relaxation at sea
Starts / Ends:
Rio de Janeiro / Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Activities:
Snorkeling, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an unforgettable 15-day cruise aboard World Navigator, exploring vibrant Brazilian cities and captivating Cape Verdean landscapes. Begin in Rio de Janeiro, dancing samba on Ipanema's beaches and marveling at Christ the Redeemer. Then, venture to Búzios for sun-drenched beaches …
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Banjul - Gambia
$9,180
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Crucibles of West Africa

15 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Visit British built Fort William
  • Tour the historic Elmina Castle
  • Immerse in Abidjan's arts and music
  • See Freetown's Krio architecture
Starts / Ends:
Tema / Dakar
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this15-day Crucibles of West Africa cruise from Ghana to Senegal aboard SH Diana. Immerse yourself in vibrant cultures, fascinating history, and wildlife as you cruise along the West African coast. Depart from Tema, with its busy streets and complex past, and visit colorful cities, …
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Iceberg Flow during Trip to the Antarctic Peninsula
$17,150
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Atlantic Odyssey Including Antarctic Peninsula to Cape Verde

Ushuaia - Praia - 43 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Wildlife encounter in South Georgia
  • Explore St. Helena Island
  • Visit Tristan da Cunha
  • Witness migration of northern birds
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Praia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 43-day journey aboard MV Hondius as you cruise south to the frozen southern continent. Witness the breathtaking landscapes as the clearing mist reveals some of the most stunning scenery on Earth. Experience firsthand one of the world's most pristine regions and delight in the …
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