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Explore the top-rated South Africa small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Cape Town, and Johannesburg, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring 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 South Africa small ship cruises start at $7,537 for a trip of 9 to 30 days in 2023. Tell us about your dream South Africa small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Rockhopper penguins
$14,000
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Puerto Williams to Cape Town - Door to Door

22 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Stroll through Stanley's streets
  • Visit Shackleton's grave
  • Observe king penguins
  • Explore volcanic Gough Island
  • Discover Cape Town's wonders
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Williams / Cape Town
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the most remote archipelago in the world on this mind-stretching adventure. Be prepared for astounding diversity: sea-lions, seals, dolphins, albatrosses and penguins are just some of the wildlife you can expect to see. Absorb the vastness of the South Atlantic Ocean with unforgettable views …
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Rockhopper penguins
$14,000
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Puerto Williams to Cape Town - Door to Door

24 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Stroll through Stanley's streets
  • Visit Shackleton's grave
  • Observe king penguins
  • Explore volcanic Gough Island
  • Discover Cape Town's wonders
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Williams / Cape Town
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Cloud for a 24-day adventure This trip to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia was one of the nicest ones we've ever had because of the charcoal-black mountains covered in snow, the enormous glaciers, and the abundant animals. Sail from Puerto Williams to the windswept …
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Colorful towns of the Canary Islands
$22,999
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Africa's Atlantic Coast & Canary Islands

30 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Sojourn
  • Discover Morocco's Medina
  • Explore Namibia's Dune Seven
  • Admire Canary Islands' cliffs
  • Swim on Santiago's white sand beach
Starts / Ends:
Cape Town / Barcelona
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This30-daycruiseaboardtheSeabournSojournvisitstheCanaryIslandsandtheAtlanticcoastofAfrica. Spend the following day at sea before arriving in lovely Luderitz and learning about its history as a diamond rush town. Explore the magnificent city of Walvis with its seabirds, dunes, and extensive whaling …
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A close up of a type of traditional dress worn in Africa.
$7,537
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Southern Africa: Travel to the Ends of the Earth

9 Day Itinerary aboard African Dream
  • Learn about the regionĀ“s legends
  • Explore Chobe National Park
  • Tour Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Visit Impalila's local school
Activities:
Helicopter Tours, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, 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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