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P&O Cruises' Arcadia Voyage, Victoria Falls Discovery & Safari Adventure

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Arcadia
  • Duration 25 NIGHTS
  • Departure 07 March 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code AFR2246

Complimentary Pilanesberg hotel Stay & game drives*

Exclusive to
Imagine Holidays

Includes fully escorted Victoria Falls Tour

Immerse yourself in the spirit of Africa on this incredible holiday where you’ll enjoy an adult-only cruise, experience the magic of safari, and explore one of the greatest waterfalls in the world.

Following a hotel stay in Singapore, you’ll embark the adult-only P&O Cruises’ Arcadia and settle in for a fabulous cruise to Cape Town. Delve into a handful of extraordinary destinations including culturally diverse Penang, beautiful Port Louis and the remote paradise haven of Réunion.

A hotel stay in Cape Town awaits before your immersive African discovery. Discover one of the world’s most magnificent waterfalls during a hotel stay and duo of tours. In a fitting finale, you’ll savour a memorable safari stay in the heart of the Pilanesberg National Park, with daily game drives to observe Africa’s iconic Big Five*.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

15 night full-board adult-only cruise on board Arcadia

Hotel Stays

1 night four-star stay in Singapore at the Oasia Hotel Novena with breakfast

1 night four-star hotel stay in Cape Town at the Southern Sun The Cullinan with breakfast
3 night four-star stay in Victoria Falls at The Palm River Hotel with breakfast
1 night five-star stay in Johannesburg at the Peermont D’oreale Grande Hotel with breakfast
Complimentary 3 night five-star hotel stay in Pilanesberg at the Ivory Tree Game Lodge with breakfast, lunch and dinner

Fully Escorted Tours

Walking tour of Victoria Falls

Zambezi Explorer river safari
Complimentary Pilanesberg National Park Game Drives*

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flight

Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.
The arrival date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
*Daily games drives dependant on arrival and departure times

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Singapore: Hotel Stay

Welcome to Singapore, where sacred Buddhist and Hindu temples sit in the shadows of sleek, futuristic architecture and the world-renowned street food offers a spectrum of flavours to tantalise every palate.

Overnight: Oasia Hotel Novena

Day 2
Singapore: Embark Ship

There’s more than a hint of opulence about Arcadia, a mid-sized cruise ship exclusively for adults. Combining the chic with the classic, Arcadia offers a relaxed pace, stylish surroundings, expansive art collection, and two-tier main restaurant.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Arcadia

Day 3
Port Klang (Kuala Lumpur)

Discover the gateway to adventure at Port Klang. Set sail from this bustling ferry port to explore pristine islands, indulge in tantalizing seafood, and embark on unforgettable journeys across the sparkling waters of Malaysia.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Arcadia

Day 4
Penang

Embrace the cultural tapestry of Georgetown, Penang. With its UNESCO-listed heritage, diverse cuisine, and vibrant streets, it’s a place where history and modernity harmonize, inspiring exploration and appreciation.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Arcadia

Days 5 - 10
Relax At Sea
Day 11
Port Louis

Experience the captivating blend of cultures in Port Louis, Mauritius. Dive into bustling markets, savour mouth-watering street food, and embrace the vibrant atmosphere. Let this city ignite your senses and leave an everlasting impression.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Arcadia

Day 12
Réunion

Possession, Réunion’s coastal sanctuary. Explore volcanic landscapes, savour Creole flavours, and embrace Indian Ocean beauty. Let this town’s natural richness and cultural fusion inspire your island exploration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Arcadia

Days 13 - 16
Relax At Sea
Day 17
Cape Town: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Today, you’ll bid farewell to Arcadia and transfer to Southern Sun The Cullinan for a hotel stay. With its iconic landmarks such as Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Southern Sun The Cullinan

Day 18
Victoria Falls: Hotel Stay

Following a flight to Victoria Falls, you’ll transfer to The Palm River Hotel, nestled on the banks of the stunning Zambezi River. Blending with its surroundings, this accommodation sits upstream from the mighty Victoria Falls.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: The Palm River Hotel

Day 19
Victoria Falls: Hotel Stay & Tour

Begin your day with an escorted walking tour, followed by a river cruise along the glorious Zambezi River. Take in the African sunset as you glide serenely up to Siloka Island, with abundant wildlife along the banks of the river.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: The Palm River Hotel

Day 20
Victoria Falls: Hotel Stay

Enjoy a day at leisure to do as much or as little as you wish. Indulge in a delicious breakfast out on the Zambezi River or discover Victoria Falls from a different perspective with a scenic helicopter flight.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: The Palm River Hotel

Day 21
Johannesburg: Hotel Stay

Today you’ll fly to Johannesburg for a hotel stay at the Peermont D’oreale Grande Hotel. Enveloped in luxury and coupled with state-of-the-art facilities, it’s a perfect choice for guests looking for comfort and indulgence.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Peermont D’oreale Grande Hotel

Days 22 - 24
Pilanesberg: Hotel Stay & Tour

Your safari lodge awaits in Pilanesberg National Park. Settle in for an unforgettable experience searching for the Big Five* on daily game drives. Take in the sights of this incredible nature reserve and enjoy your safari lodge’s beautiful facilities.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Days 25 - 26
Johannesburg: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, a top African attraction, spans over 1 km and stands 100+ meters tall, ranking as the world's largest waterfall. Explore its lush rainforest surroundings for unforgettable views and an enduring memory of its roaring cascade and misty embrace.
Pilanesberg National Park
Stay in Pilanesberg National Park for thrilling daily game drives with expert rangers. Encounter Africa's "Big Five" – elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhino. Explore stunning fauna and flora on unforgettable adventures.
Zambezi Explorer
Enjoy a Zambezi River sunset cruise, spotting hippos and fish eagles. Relax with drinks and snacks as you soak in the breathtaking scenery and the forest around you hums with the sound of wildlife. The dream African sunset experience.
Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, a top African attraction, spans over 1 km and stands 100+ meters tall, ranking as the world's largest waterfall. Explore its lush rainforest surroundings for unforgettable views and an enduring memory of its roaring cascade and misty embrace.
Pilanesberg National Park
Stay in Pilanesberg National Park for thrilling daily game drives with expert rangers. Encounter Africa's "Big Five" – elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhino. Explore stunning fauna and flora on unforgettable adventures.
Zambezi Explorer
Enjoy a Zambezi River sunset cruise, spotting hippos and fish eagles. Relax with drinks and snacks as you soak in the breathtaking scenery and the forest around you hums with the sound of wildlife. The dream African sunset experience.

Arcadia

There’s more than a hint of opulence about Arcadia, a mid-sized cruise ship exclusively for adults. She’s full of features that are tailored for relaxation and pampering, from an expansive and exquisite spa to a splendid art gallery, three-tiered theatre, and a boutique cinema.

Chic yet classic, Arcadia boasts extravagant surroundings including stylish corridors, signature glass-fronted lifts and an enviable collection of 3,000 works of British fine art. Foodies will love the main two-tiered restaurant, Marco Pierre White’s Ocean Grill – an Arcadia exclusive – serving succulent steaks and seafood, and Atul Kochhar’s fusion cuisine in East. Guests looking for indulgence will appreciate the expansive Oasis Spa with thermal suite and hydro-pool with fragrant aromatic showers, while culture-seekers can enjoy an art auction in The Globe or unwind in the well-appointed library. For more active guests, you’ll find a sports court, fully equipped gym and dance and fitness classes.

  • Occupancy 2094
  • Tonnage 83,781 tons
  • Length 948 ft (289.00 m)

Life on board Arcadia

From the moment you step on board this stunning adult-only ship, you’ll be inspired by her intimate atmosphere and spoilt for choice with things to do.

dining

Enjoy fresh and informal menus from Oriental to Italian or bistro-style dishes at the Belvedere buffet, with the best of British at Meridian Restaurant.

  • Belvedere Buffet
  • Neptune Grill
  • Meridian
  • Sindhu
  • The Ocean Grill

Bars & Lounges

  • Aquarius Bar
  • Neptune’s Bar
  • Caffe Vivo
  • Spinnaker
  • Intermezzo
  • The Rising Sun
  • The Crow’s Nest
  • The Piano Bar
  • East Bar

Facilities

Keep fit in the gym, on the sports court or with a dance class. Alternatively, take in one of the latest film releases at the Screening Room or the Globe.

  • 2 pools, 1 with retractable roof
  • 5 whirlpool spas
  • Sauna
  • Spa and Salon
  • Hydro pool
  • Art gallery
  • Library
  • Sports court
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Fitness classes
  • Dance classes
  • Shopping

entertainment

The Palladium Theatre offers all the excitement of the West End, while there’s late-night cabaret, a casino, nightclub and live music at the various bars and lounges around the ship.

  • The Palladium
  • The Screening Room
  • The Globe
  • Monte Carlo Casino

For prices please select your departure airport

Cabins & Suites

From a simple space to rest your head, to something a little more extravagant, P&O Cruises’ accommodation offers something to suit all travellers.

inside Prices from $8,999pp

P&O Arcadia Inside Cabin

These spacious cabins are perfect if you want a more economical way to travel and prefer to be out and about experiencing the ship or reclining up on deck by the pools.

  • Free in-cabin TV
  • Daily steward service
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer and safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity writing desk and chair
  • Mineral water on arrival
  • Beds convertible to twin or king-size bed to suit your needs*
  • Toiletries from The White Company

*some exceptions apply

Cruise Code: AFR2246
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Sea View Prices from $9,999pp

P&O Arcadia Sea View Cabin

If a balcony is not top of your list, but you’re seeking great value and a sea view, then Sea view cabins are ideal. Well designed and with all those little extras.

  • Window and porthole included in your room
  • Free in-cabin TV
  • Daily steward service
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer and safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity writing desk and chair
  • Mineral water on arrival
  • Beds convertible to twin or king-size bed to suit your needs*
  • Toiletries from The White Company

*some exceptions apply

Cruise Code: AFR2246
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balcony Prices from $10,999pp

P&O Arcadia Balcony Cabin

There’s nothing quite like opening your patio style doors onto your own private balcony, especially to take in the fresh morning air or to enjoy a spectacular sailing to your next destination.

  • Floor to ceiling glass doors*
  • Champagne and chocolates on arrival*
  • Canapés delivered once a week*
  • Two flat screen TVs*
  • Daily steward service
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer and safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity writing desk and chair
  • Mineral water on arrival
  • Beds convertible to twin or king-size bed to suit your needs*
  • Toiletries from The White Company

*some exceptions apply

Cruise Code: AFR2246
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suite Sold Out

P&O Arcadia Suite Cabin

The ultimate in luxury, our mini-suites offer the extra space of a lounge area (perfect for entertaining), a superior bathroom, dressing area and a broad balcony to take in the sights.

  • A whirlpool bath*
  • Butler service*
  • Larger dressing area
  • Priority check-in and boarding (from Southampton)
  • Daily canapés or fresh fruit
  • Coffee machine
  • Free room-service
  • Exclusive restaurants
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Other exclusive touches
  • Daily steward service
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer and safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity writing desk and chair
  • Mineral water on arrival
  • Beds convertible to twin or king-size bed to suit your needs*
  • Toiletries from The White Company

*some exceptions apply

Cruise Code: AFR2246
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Your Hotel Stays

Singapore

Included Hotel

Oasia Hotel Novena (Or Similar)

The Oasia Hotel Novena offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Its distinctively elegant guestrooms are decorated in soothing tones and are blessed with plenty of natural light. Located in the charming Novena district, it has direct basement access to the Novena MRT Station so you’re minutes away from popular attractions such as the world-famous Orchard Road and the spectacular Singapore Botanical Gardens. Popular for its signature modern bistro cuisine, The Marmalade Pantry at the hotel lobby serves quality comfort food to guests including a sumptuous breakfast spread and head up to the 8th floor come evening for a dip in the stunning pool with stunning views of the sunset.

Cape Town

Included Hotel

Southern Sun The Cullinan (Or Similar)

With a hotel stay at Southern Sun The Cullinan, you’ll enjoy a perfectly located hotel with amazing amenities. After a sumptuous meal in the Peach Tree, you could then relax with a chilled cocktail in hand at the Stella Cafe & Bar. During the day, the Mangwanani Boutique Spa provides muscle-melting massages in which to re-energise and enjoy your incredible holiday further.

Victoria Falls

Included Hotel

The Palm River Hotel (Or Similar)

The Palm River Hotel in Zimbabwe is a charming and cosy accommodation option nestled amidst the beautiful surroundings of the country. With comfortable and well-appointed rooms, guests can enjoy a restful stay. The hotel offers various amenities including a restaurant serving delicious local and international cuisine, a bar, and a swimming pool for relaxation. The staff is friendly and provides excellent hospitality, ensuring a memorable experience. Located near the iconic Victoria Falls and other natural attractions, the Palm River Hotel is an ideal choice for travellers seeking a peaceful and convenient base to explore Zimbabwe’s wonders.

Johannesburg

Included Hotel

Peermont D’oreale Grande Hotel (Or Similar)

Unsurpassed luxury paired with state-of-the-art facilities make the five-star Peermont D’oreale Grande the perfect choice for those seeking supreme comfort and lavish indulgence. All guest rooms have been superbly decorated with warm tones and stunning golden touches, and have been finely furnished, as well as featuring modern conveniences including complimentary Wi-Fi. Dine on sumptuous Afroperial (a classical fusion of imperial Roman tradition blended with modern African cuisine) in Aurelia’s, awaken your senses in the opulent Octavia’s Day Spa and sip a delicious cocktail to the views of the setting African sun at Neptune’s Pool Bar.

Pilanesberg

Included Hotel

Ivory Tree Game Lodge (Or Similar)

The five-star Ivory Tree Game Lodge offers a safari experience all with modern amenities for a home away from home. Situated in the crater of a long-extinct volcano, the Ivory Tree Lodge is the perfect location for a monumental safari experience. Rooms are tastefully decorated with African décor and offer spectacular views of the three concentric rings of hills across the Pilanesberg reserve.

Ivory Tree Lodge’s Amani Spa has been the Winner of 4 prestigious awards since its inception in 2006.

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