South Africa’s Coastal Gems with Wildlife & Wine Adventures

Includes a 3 night stay at the Aquila Lodge including game drives

Four FREE At Sea Offers with Any Cabin | Price Reductions: Save up to $1,000 per cabin

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Fly to cosmopolitan Cape Town, nestled between the base of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll enjoy a one-night hotel stay before you embark Jade for an all-inclusive cruise to the coastal gems of this wonderful country. After a night in port, sail east to Mossel Bay, the place where Europeans first landed on South African soil, then stop at Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay before calling at Durban. This is South Africa’s third most populous city and one of the greenest in the world with an array of public parks. You’ll then sail west to Namibia, stopping at Luderitz, once home to a thriving diamond industry, and Walvis Bay.

Back at Cape Town, you’ll disembark Jade and transfer to your hotel. A Cape Peninsula Tour will take to places of outstanding beauty such as Boulder’s Beach, with its penguin colony, and the stunning Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. At Hout Bay, board a glass-bottomed catamaran, while the Flying Dutchman Funicular will take you up to the old lighthouse at Cape Point. You’ll then have a day at leisure in Cape Town before beginning your tour of one of the country’s leading wine regions. Visit Paarl and Franschoek, founded by French immigrants, as well as world-renowned Stellenbosch.

End your holiday at Aquila Lodge, a private game reserve a couple of hours from Cape Town, where you could spot the big five – from prowling Lions to herds of elephants - on a safari led by an experienced ranger. Relax afterwards at the Tranquila spa where treatments use natural African products and indigenous medicinal plants.

Package Includes

All flights, taxes & transfers 

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 12 night cruise on board Norwegian Jade with all meals and entertainment

Four FREE At Sea offers when booking ANY cabin*:

  • Free Beverage Package
  • Free Specialty Dining Package
  • Free Shore Excursions Credits
  • Free WIFI Package

Hotel Stays

  • 4 night stay at the four-star Southern Sun Cullinan in Cape Town with breakfast
  • 2 night stay at the four-star Spier Hotel in Stellenbosch with breakfast
  • 3 night full-board stay at the four-star Aquila Lodge in Karoo

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Full Day Cape Winelands Tour

 

*Choose 4 Free Offers: Shore excursion credit is US$50 per port and applicable to 1st guest in the stateroom. 3rd and 4th guest sail at a reduced rate only valid on selected dates. Offers are applicable to all categories, excluding sailaway. Offers are valid until 10 December 2020 unless extended. Offers are non-transferrable, have no monetary value and are valid for new bookings only. Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time and combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change.

At a glance

21 nights
Departing 13 Jan 2022
All flights and taxes

Prices from

Inside
$7,499 pp
Outside
$8,499 pp
Balcony
$9,999 pp
Suite
$10,999 pp

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Call to book:

1800 958 405

Holiday code:

CRU2226

Opening hours:

AWST: Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 2pm

Vineyard Adventures

South Africa’s fertile hinterlands are ideal grape-growing terrain and places like Stellenbosch have produced many award-winning and renowned wines. Sample a glass or two of the finest on a fully escorted tour to this scenic region of the country.

Your Itinerary

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DAY 1 | 13 Jan 2022
Cape Town - Hotel Stay

Today you’ll arrive in cosmopolitan Cape Town for a one-night hotel stay ahead of your spectacular voyage. This is a vibrant port city nestled in the shadows of the world-famous Table Mountain. With a year-round beach culture, diverse restaurants and an arts scene that reflects its broad ethnic mix, Cape Town is a perennial favourite that has plenty to entice even the most world-weary traveller.

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DAY 2 | 14 Jan 2022
Cape Town - Embark Norwegian Jade

Embark this contemporary and stylish ship for your sailing around the coasts of South Africa and Namibia and settle in for a voyage to remember. Jade boasts more than 16 dining options – from Brazilian to Asian – and a diverse range of bars and lounges where you can find everything from exotic cocktails to fine wines. Or settle for a casual beer at O’Sheehans, a 24-hour pub serving comfort food.

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DAY 3 | 15 Jan 2022
Cape Town

Settled into your ship in port, you’ll have a full day to take advantage of some of Cape Town’s major attractions. Take a leisurely stroll around the lively Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, which is home to everything from jazz bars to first-class restaurants, or head to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated and learn about the apartheid era.

View of a beautiful misty sea from a view point on a beach in Mossel Bay, Mossel Bay, South Africa
DAY 4 | 16 Jan 2022
Mossel Bay

Situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay is known for its variety of first-class golf courses and is well-known for its excellent weather. With more than 300 days of sunshine per year you can make good use of the two Blue Flag status beaches. One of the landmarks of this small city is the Post Office Tree, once used by Portuguese explorers as a place to leave their correspondence. There is now a boot-shaped postal box at the spot.

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DAY 5 | 17 Jan 2022
Port Elizabeth

Also known as the ‘Friendly City’, Port Elizabeth is a thriving coastal destination with fine, sandy beaches, whale-watching tours, a European-style town square, and excellent museums including the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Head to the Donkin Reserve and climb to the top of the lighthouse to get great views across the city – perfect for getting your bearings.

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DAY 6 - 7 | 18 - 19 Jan 2022
Richards Bay (Overnight in Port)

This small town beside a lagoon on the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal is a place of great natural beauty and features the deepest natural harbour on the African continent. The Richards Bay Park is a haven for nature-lovers, or there are beaches to relax on with calm, warm seas. For the more adventurous, the nearby game reserve, Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park, is home to the Big Five.

Sea sunrise.
DAY 8 | 20 Jan 2022
Durban

Located along Africa’s southernmost tip, bustling Durban is situated in the KwaZulu Province of South Africa and is South Africa’s second largest city. Known locally as Thekwini, it is South Africa’s leading beach resort with superb weather and a relaxed atmosphere. Head for the Golden Mile Beach and its lengthy promenade or learn about all things aquatic at uShaka Marine World.

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DAY 9 - 10 | 21 - 22 Jan 2022
At Sea

Embrace the carefree atmosphere on board Jade and relax on your days between ports. There are treatments galore at the tranquil Mandara Spa, or you could head pool-side and work on your tan. There are plenty of hot tubs on the pool deck, as well as a fitness centre and even a sumptuous cigar lounge.

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DAY 11 | 23 Jan 2022
Luderitz

Perched on one of Africa’s least hospitable coasts, this small Namibian harbour town has a few pleasant surprises up its sleeve, with Lutheran churches, immaculate, pastel-coloured houses, art deco delights and a picturesque lighthouse. Among the wildlife here you could spot penguins, ostriches, flamingos and seals basking on the shore.

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DAY 12 | 24 Jan 2022
Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay is a relaxed harbour town on Namibia’s harsh Atlantic Coast that’s perfect for an outdoor lifestyle – especially water sports. It’s protected from the elements by Pelican Point, a long sand spit that also shields a lagoon which is haven for wildlife. Spot a range of seabirds, including pelicans and flamingos and look out for the dolphins, several whale species and seals that linger around the lighthouse.

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DAY 13 | 25 Jan 2022
At Sea

From Cuban Mambo to pop tribute acts, entertainment is a lively and diverse affair on Jade. You could also enjoy a flutter at the casino and buy works of art at the gallery. Solitude can be found in the well-stocked library and if you’re an avid gamer, the video arcade is full of virtual fun.

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DAY 14 | 26 Jan 2022
Cape Town - Disembark Norwegian Jade & Hotel Stay

Today you’ll disembark Jade and transfer to your hotel in the heart of this wonderful city. Make the most of the amenities and relax by the pool or in the spa, or head out into the streets where you’ll find everything from upmarket designer boutiques to stalls selling handicrafts that reflect the city’s diverse ethnic mix.

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DAY 15 | 27 Jan 2022
Cape Town - Hotel Stay & Tour

Today you’ll head out of the city on a full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula, a rugged finger of land jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean. See the penguins at Boulder’s Beach and stop off Houtbay Harbour and the spectacular Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden with its incredible Boomslang aerial walkway. You’ll also go on a maritime adventure in a glass-bottomed catamaran and take a funicular railway to the old lighthouse at Cape Point Nature Reserve.

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DAY 16 | 28 Jan 2022
Cape Town - Hotel Stay

With another full day to explore Cape Town, why not escape the bustle of the streets and check out the rugged beauty on the fringes of the city. Or you could delve into Pan-African market on Long Street for locally made goods, such as intricately carved drums and tribal masks. Enjoy a traditional lunch on the first-floor terrace and search through the vintage books and antiques.

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DAY 17 | 29 Jan 2022
Stellenbosch - Hotel Stay

Today you’ll transfer to your hotel in the heart of South Africa’s wine-making heartlands. Some of the world’s most acclaimed wines are produced in this fertile region of the country and you’ll learn how wine was developed by the early settlers from France, who arrived here in the 17th century after fleeing religious persecution.

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DAY 18 | 30 Jan 2022
Stellenbosch - Hotel Stay & Tour

Among the places you’ll visit on your wine tour are Paarl, Franschhoeck and, most famously, Stellenbosch. The latter is the spiritual home of South African wine and lies on the banks of the Eerste River. It’s a town that’s blessed with a mix of 18th century Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian buildings. You’ll relish tasting these delicious wines as part of your tour, which ends with your return to Cape Town.

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DAY 19 | 31 Jan 2022
Aquila - Lodge Stay

Today you’ll make the two-hour journey from Cape Town to Aquila Lodge for the most thrilling part of your holiday. This private game reserve is home to an array of animals found throughout the continent and offers fascinating safaris and plenty of amenities to ensure a satisfying stay. The décor echoes your surroundings with earthy shades of brown and beige and natural materials like slate and thatch. Plus swimmers will love the 35-metre pool with wet bar.

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DAY 20 | 1 Feb 2022
Aquila - Lodge Stay

Take a fully escorted safari into the reserve where you could spot some of the famous Big Five of Africa. From a pride of lions lounging in the sun to herds of elephants traipsing through the scrubland, there’s ample opportunity for superb photographs and memories to cherish. Your experienced guide will share intriguing facts about the flora and fauna of the area and you’ll enjoy a leisurely outdoor lunch.

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DAY 21 | 2 Feb 2022
Aquila - Lodge Stay

After your safari in the sun you might want to head to the blissful Tranquila Spa whose treatments use natural local products made from plants, flowers and herbs. Choose from a range of skincare treatments and massages, as well as hair treatments. There’s also an infinity pool, an African-style multi-level restaurant with stunning views of the Karoo Mountains, and a curio shop selling locally made souvenirs.

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DAY 22 | 3 Feb 2022
Fly Home

Today you’ll fly home from Cape Town.

Welcome aboard the Norwegian Jade

The beautiful Norwegian Jade is the perfect choice for anyone wanting to experience an easy-going cruise holiday on a ship with fantastic facilities. Families, couples and single travellers alike will be wowed by the choice of entertainment, the range of recreational activities, and NCL’s trademark variety of superb restaurants and cafés. The Freestyle Cruising concept really does give you the freedom to enjoy your fabulous cruise holiday at whatever pace you want, doing as much or as little as you like. There’s no wonder Norwegian Jade is so popular, both with first-time cruise passengers and with seasoned travellers looking for a laid-back way to visit the world’s hottest destinations.

Entered Service: 2008

Tonnage: 93,558

Number of Decks: 15

Passenger Capacity: 2,466

Total Crew: 1,076

Number of Cabins: 1,233

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 9

Kids Club: Yes

Entered Service: 2008

Tonnage: 93,558

Number of Decks: 15

Passenger Capacity: 2,466

Total Crew: 1,076

Number of Cabins: 1,233

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 9

Kids Club: Yes

Stardust Theatre

Enjoy big-stage extravaganzas, magicians, comedians and Cirque du Soleil style performances

Jasmine Garden

Dine on Asian cuisine where you can enjoy a selection of free dishes including soups, rice, noodles and desserts, or opt to pay a small fee for specialty items including sushi, sea bass and shrimp Cantonese.

Sugarcane

Sip on a variety of mojitos at this trendy bar.

Prices & Departures

  All flights included
regional flights available at a supplement
Departing
Departing 13 January 2022
Inside
Inside $7,499
Outside
Outside $8,499
Balcony
Balcony $9,999
Suite
Suite $10,999
Departing
Departing 13 January 2022
Inside
Inside $7,499
Outside
Outside $8,499
Balcony
Balcony $9,999
Suite
Suite $10,999
Departing
Departing 13 January 2022
Inside
Inside $7,499
Outside
Outside $8,499
Balcony
Balcony $9,999
Suite
Suite $10,999
Departing
Departing 13 January 2022
Inside
Inside $7,499
Outside
Outside $8,499
Balcony
Balcony $9,999
Suite
Suite $10,999
Departing
Departing 13 January 2022
Inside
Inside $7,499
Outside
Outside $8,499
Balcony
Balcony $9,999
Suite
Suite $10,999

CALL TO BOOK: 1800 958 405

HOLIDAY CODE: CRU2226