Seabourn Debuts 90-Day “Grand Africa Voyage” For 2024

Seabourn Debuts 90-Day “Grand Africa Voyage” For 2024

Leader in ultra-luxury voyages and expedition travel, Seabourn, has announced its first-ever “Grand Africa Voyage”, departing on November 30th 2024.

During the 90-day roundtrip, travellers will be invited to explore the exotic and dynamic realms of Africa, plus a blend of historically profound destinations. Cruising on Seabourn Sojourn, guests will sail over 170,000 miles, starting from the glorious port of Barcelona, Spain.

As the only ultra-luxury ship to sail around the entire continent, Seabourn Sojourn will visit 44 marquee and off-the-beaten path ports and cities across 26 countries; including six overnight stays included in the itinerary.

Highlights of the itinerary include Alexandria, Cairo, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem; tropical paradises like the Seychelles and Bom Bom Island; diverse landscapes with breathtaking wildlife such as Kenya, Madagascar and Zanzibar; and culturally rich destinations like Cape Town, Morocco and Mozambique. Not only this, but guests can also discover Africa’s hidden gems: Luanda, the “Paris” of Africa, and Cape Verde, the “Gateway to the West.”

“Our new Grand Africa Voyage is the result of our commitment to offering unforgettable ‘Seabourn Moments’ in some of the world’s most unique and exotic destinations. This voyage is the perfect opportunity for our guests to discover Africa’s stunning natural wonders and diverse cultures, while enjoying the uncompromising luxury and intuitive, genuine service that can only be experienced on Seabourn.”

Natalya Leahy, president of Seabourn

Alongside this sensational cruise, there will also be a plethora of once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences available on the Grand Africa Voyage. From the likes of safari, hikes, scuba and snorkelling, to other enriching cultural experiences, such as visits to a camel milk farm, botanical garden and living archaeological museums- the options are endless!

Additionally, guests will have the chance to embark on optional multi-day Seabourn Journeys at various destinations, offering more in-depth opportunities to explore treasured sites on land that just can’t be accessed on single-day excursions. These include visits to a gorilla sanctuary, Victoria Falls, and more.

Featured Destinations

Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt

Spending an evening in Cairo, Egypt’s second-largest city and the country’s centre of cultural and historical significance, will give guests an insight into the country’s dynamic past and present.

Cairo is home to a unique combination of historic sites, gorgeous architecture, and bustling markets for travellers to enjoy. An optional excursion to the Giza Pyramids will also be available for guests to partake in.

Safaga (Luxor), Egypt

Located on the Egyptian side of the Red Sea, Safaga is the gateway to some of Egypt’s most memorable destinations: Luxor, Karnak and Thebes.

Often deemed the world’s greatest open-air museum, Luxor’s number and preservation of monuments in the area are truly unparalleled.

Mombasa, Kenya

In Mombasa, guests can experience Kenya’s wildlife up close and personal, with overnight Seabourn Journeys: including Tsavo National Park Safaris, a Masai Mara National Reserve Safari and a Rwanda Gorilla Trek.

Mombasa’s beautiful beaches, warm climate, rich history and flavourful cuisine can also be enjoyed- with influences from a blend of African, Arabic and European cultures.

Cape Town, South Africa

Otherwise known as the “Mother City” of South Africa, Cape Town is a cosmopolitan metropolis with breathtaking natural beauty, iconic landmarks, pristine beaches, and a rich cultural heritage.

Adventure seekers can utilise this hub for tourism by trying their hand at a range of thrilling outdoor activities, including catamaran sailing, kayaking and more.

Bom Bom Island, Sao Tome & Principe

On Bom Bom Island, a hidden gem of natural beauty and tranquillity, Seabourn guests can expect a serene and unforgettable experience with pristine beaches, tropical rainforests, and crytal-clear waters- topped off with a tasty beach BBQ in one of Africa’s most enchanting destinations.

Casablanca, Morocco

Spending an evening in the the vibrant economic hub of Morocco, Casablanca, guests can explore its bustling souks, breathtaking architecture, and buzzing nightlife.

This vibrant destination offers visitors a unique and authentic taste of Moroccan life, steeped in history and culture.

In addition to visiting these sensational destinations, guests who book the full 90-day Grand Africa Voyage will receive complimentary benefits and amenities, including: a Gala Bon Voyage dinner & overnight stay at Barcelona’s Hotel Majestic; an exclusive Grand Cruise event in Cape Town; $2000 Shipboard Credit per oceanview/veranda suite (or $3000 Shipboard Credit per Penthouse/premium suite); private door-to-door car transfers between home and airport, plus many more exclusive perks.

For more information, please get in touch with one of our cruise specialists.

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