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Experience the plentiful wonders of South Africa on a spellbinding adventure over land and sea; where a magical array of breathtaking scenery, cascading waterfalls, majestic wildlife and enthralling experiences await your curiosity.

Arrive in Cape Town, where you’ll savour a luxurious five-star hotel stay. Adorned with uniquely breathtaking views of the waterfront, Table Mountain and Table Bay in its entirety, your stay is designed to give you a taste of the multitude of wonders you’re about to experience.

After a wonderful nights slumber, you’ll embark the ultra-luxurious Silver Spirit, for an all-inclusive cruise like no other. Savour a round-trip cruise from Cape Town with whimsical ocean views, polished entertainment, white-gloved butler service and an array of gastronomical delights that really are second to none.

Sailing from Cape Town, you’ll journey to the very best of Namibia and South Africa’s coastal cities. Beginning in quirky and charming Lüderitz, where you’ll watch gangs of playful penguins skipping across waves, pink flamingos waddling by the coast and leaping dolphins. Next, you’ll venture to the cusp of the sun-scorched Namib Desert for an overnight in port in the wildlife haven of Walvis Bay before reaching the shallow waters of Mossel Bay. You’ll then spend two days, respectfully, in culture-rich Durban and then Richards Bay - home to the world’s largest white rhino population.

The elegant Silver Spirit will then transport you back to cosmopolitan Cape Town, where you’ll luxuriate in another overnight hotel stay. Head to effortlessly cool Camps Bay or venture to the Table Mountain for extraordinary vistas of one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Next, you’ll fly to Johannesburg and transfer to your hotel in the heart of Pilanesberg National Park, ahead of an immersive three-night stay. Here you’ll experience thrilling game drives in pursuit of the majestic ‘Big Five’ - a truly remarkable and adrenaline-inducing experience – before flying to Livingstone for a further three-night stay.  Here you’ll experience the ‘greatest curtain of falling water’ on the planet, the Victoria Falls. Enjoy a tranquil afternoon cruise on the calm waters of the Zambezi River and travel back in time on board the Royal Livingstone Express.

Your Route

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The Silver Spirit Experience

Silversea’s luxury cruise ship, Silver Spirit, blends first class facilities with eight desirable dining venues and polished entertainment, providing a truly superior way to cruise. While on board you could discover exquisite dishes bursting with Asian essence at Indochine, meet new friends at Dolce Vita, or unwind in the Zagara Spa. You’ll find personalised service and gracious hospitality, included in your all-inclusive luxury cruise. Stretch out with the largest suites in the Silversea fleet and enjoy a lively, convivial atmosphere that caters to cosmopolitan travellers. And with an enviable staff-to-guest ratio, your every whim will be catered to during your unforgettable cruise.

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Zagara Spa

Rejuvenate and relax your body and mind in this award-winning spa and let the experienced staff pamper you. Try a hot stone massage to unwind, a seaweed body wrap to feel purified, or sit back and ease into your holiday in the saunas or steam rooms.

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Dining

Silversea provides gastronomic excellence, with eight restaurants serving up first-class cuisine including Japanese, French and Italian. It will be an unforgettable experience, with food made from the freshest ingredients served in stunning dining rooms.

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Panorama Lounge

What better way to take in your surroundings than a panoramic lounge, as you sail past a rich landscape of star-studded open sea and coastlines. Sit back and take it all in over a delicious cocktail as a pianist plays quietly in the background.

Your 23 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

11 January 2024

Arriving in Cape Town, you’ll have a chance to explore this most cosmopolitan of cities

Whilst you enjoy the first of your overnight stays at The Westin Cape Town, make sure to immerse yourself in Cape Town's charming vigour. For a real sense of this stunning city, hop on a cable car to Table Mountain’s summit. From here you’ll enjoy panoramic views, with tempting trails leading off through the vegetation, begging to be explored. Head down to the Watershed, a buttercup yellow building with near-endless souvenir ideas, from unique jewellery to guitars made from oil cans, or relax in Camps Bay with a refreshing glass of South African wine, overlooking the coast.

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Day 2

12 January 2024

Board the luxury Silver Spirit in Cape Town for your all-inclusive South Africa cruise

Feeling more like a private club than a cruise ship, Silver Spirit’s intimate atmosphere welcomes you with open arms, with exquisite personal service and divine cuisine – as well as boutique hotel-quality service and unparalleled amenities during your sailing. So, all you have to do is sit back, relax and voyage away to the less-travelled destinations on your cruise.

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Day 3

13 January 2024

Relish the delectable cuisine on board Silver Spirit during your first day at sea

Whether you’re craving light nibbles, atmospheric tapas or five-course meal in an elegant restaurant, Silver Spirit provides world-class dining for all your desires on board. There’s also an array of drinks and cocktails waiting to be enjoyed in any of the overtly inviting bars on board.

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Day 4

14 January 2024

Partake in the inviting, Germanic vibration of Lüderitz

Nestled in southwestern Nambia and renowned for German colonial architecture, you’ll find far too much to do in Lüderitz during your short stay. This includes visiting the art nouveau Goerke Haus which is built into the rock face on Diamond Hill. Then there’s nearby, Felsenkirche, a hilltop church with panoramic bay views stretching around to Robert Harbor. Not forgetting the Lüderitz Museum that has a number of exhibitions on the town’s diamond-mining past as well as local and natural history.

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Days 5 - 6

15 - 16 January 2024

Discover the flamingos, pelicans and Damara terns of Walvis Bay

Enjoy two days in Walvis Bay, a relaxed harbour town lying on Namibia’s harsh Atlantic coast. It’s protected from the elements by the eco-fragile Pelican Point peninsula, a long sand spit that also shields a breath-taking lagoon which serves as a haven for wildlife. Spot a range of seabirds, including penguins and flamingos, and look out for dolphins, whales and seals that linger around the towering Pelican Point lighthouse.

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Days 7 - 8

17 - 18 January 2024

Settle in to two days at sea, where you'll have the chance to unwind amid assorted highlights on board

Whether it's catching up with a good book or sleep (or both), or merely dipping into some of the many divine entertainments on ship, your sea days are yours for both the taking and the enjoying - so don't miss out!

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Day 9

19 January 2024

Marvel at the extraordinary beauty of Mossel Bay

Discover Mossel Bay’s breath-taking views from the incredible cliffs at the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse. History buffs will love a guided cave tour at Point of Human Origins, a world-renowned archaeological site where first evidence of modern human behaviour was discovered, dating back 162,000 years.

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Day 10

20 January 2024

Following on from the discovery of human behaviour at Mossel Bay, take some time to reflect whilst at sea

Rich in luxurious design and alluring activities, Silver Spirit bequeaths its prized passengers with some of the most memorable and sparkling of activities. All for the taking. All for the re-living. These include the lively atmosphere of the Panorama Lounge, especially at sunset, as well as Tor's Observation lounge which is a great place to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail. There’s also the Voices of Silversea who perform in the Venetian Lounge, along with the Silver Spirit Trio who play in Dolce Vita every night.

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Days 11 - 12

21 - 22 January 2024

Explore Durban’s melting pot of cultures and vast golden, Indian Ocean beaches

Next, you’ll spend two days in South Africa’s second largest city, Durban, situated in the KwaZulu Province; and home to a veritable confluence of cultures - primarily Zulu, Indian and European. Topographically, one can admire the city’s backdrop of jagged mountain ranges, while physically losing oneself in the wide plant collections of Durban’s Botanic Gardens, or, why not pay a visit to vibrant Victoria Street’s market or a traditional Zulu homestead in the Valley of 1,000 Hills - where exciting dance shows have been known to take place.

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Days 13 - 14

23 - 24 January 2024

Arrive in Richards Bay, perched on a lagoon where the Mhlathuze River meets the Indian Ocean

Situated on a lagoon where the Mhlathuze River meets the Indian Ocean, this small town on the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal is a place of great natural beauty. With an overnight in port, immerse yourself in this natural haven by taking a stroll to spot intriguing wildlife species, or recline on the beach with the sound of the calm sea as a relaxing backdrop. For the more adventurous, head to the nearby game reserve, Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park. Surrounded by vast inland and mesmerising mountains, this nature reserve homes the “Big Five” as well as the largest white rhino population on Earth.

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Days 15 - 16

25 - 26 January 2024

Enjoy two final days at sea on board the elegant Silver Spirit

With two final days at sea, relax on board, perhaps, with a cocktail or two and allow your cares to melt away as you listen to the lull of the ocean’s waves. With two days to spend however you like, take the opportunity to rejuvenate and enjoy the luxury of time before the remainder of your holiday.

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Day 17

27 January 2024

Today you’ll disembark the elegant Silver Spirit, in Cape Town and return to The Westin Cape Town for an overnight stay

Returning to Cape Town you’ll enjoy a further overnight stay to ensure you have experienced the real sense of Cape Town. Hop on a cable car to Table Mountain’s summit to enjoy panoramic views, with tempting trails leading off through the vegetation, begging to be explored and be sure to head down to Camps Bay to enjoy a refreshing glass of delicious South African wine, while your eyes gaze off across the coast.

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Days 18 - 20

28 - 30 January 2024

Fly to Pilanesberg for a three-night stay in Pilanesberg National Park to witness magnificent game animals in their natural habitat

Following an unforgettable stint in Cape Town, you will fly to Pilanesberg for a three night stay at a five-star hotel. Here you will embark on thrilling game drives in search of stunning wildlife species, with tours running both in the morning and in the afternoon, you’ll have ample opportunity to spot breath taking animals.

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Days 21 - 23

31 January - 2 February 2024

Experience the natural wonders of Livingstone with a series of phenomenal tours

Whilst spending a three-nights in Livingstone, you’ll join a walking tour of the spectacular Victoria Falls, enjoy a breath-taking sunset cruise along the Zambezi River on board the Lady Livingstone and experience the elegant Royal Livingstone Express train as it travels along the Mulobezi railway line through the heart of the Zambezi River Valley. Each of these experiences are hand-picked to highlight the natural wonders of Livingstone and its wildlife, and are assured to leave you spellbound.

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Day 24

3 February 2024

Today you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight home

Today marks the end of your three-night Livingstone hotel stay, and you'll transfer to the airport for your flight home with a wealth of phenomenal memories.

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Luxury Hotel Stays

The Westin Cape Town
★★★★★

A contemporary urban hotel in a vibrant location of the city, the five-star Westin Cape Town offers spacious, well-appointed rooms with all essential amenities and incredible views from floor-to-ceiling windows. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, LCD TVs and luxury bedding, with 24-hour room service included. Feast on nutritious, innovative dishes at the Thirty7 Showkitchen restaurant and benefit from the complimentary shuttle to the V&A Waterfront, as well as access to the gym and spa facilities for no extra fee.

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Ivory Tree Game Lodge
★★★★★

The Ivory Tree Game Lodge lies in the heart of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, and is set within the crater of an ancient volcano – a breathtaking setting due to the size and rarity of such formation. After a captivating game drive, head to the ultimate hub of pure self-indulgence, the Amani Spa – with its name meaning ‘peace’ in Kiswahili the spas philosophy is centred around creating ‘inner peace’, or relax in the cocktail bar. If your safari tours leave you seeking more, this luxurious lodge offers a wide array of activities for thrill seekers, such as quad biking, archery and airguns. 

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The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara
★★★★★

Located on the Zambian side of the Zambezi River in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the Royal Livingstone over looks the Zambezi River with direct access to Victoria Falls.

A natural haven of sorts, where one can feel free to recline in style and surrender to the relaxation of spa therapies beneath the shade of monkey trees. And then continue to bask, graceful safari style, merely steps away from one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. All augmented by the sweeping Zambezi, replete with savannah views which seemingly stretch away from every elegant veranda.

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Touring Experiences

Victoria Falls

Heralded as one of the must-see attractions in Africa and indeed, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, Victoria Falls is a true treasure of the Zambezi River. Spanning more than a kilometre long and at a height of more than one-hundred metres, it is considered the largest waterfall in the world. Walk amidst the lush rainforest, encountering increasingly spectacular views of the falls as it crashes over the cliff and plunges 108 metres into the whirlpool below – the relentless roar and the feeling of the spray on your face will stay with you forever.

Lady Livingstone River Safari

Embark on a relaxing sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, spotting hippos poking their heads above the water and the cry of fish eagles soaring above your head while you sit back, enjoying drinks and snacks as you drift along the river, taking in the spectacular scenery and viewing the incredible local wildlife. Listen out for the cry of a fish eagle, the snort of an elephant or the rush of water as a hippopotamus breaks the surface. It’s the perfect way to experience the heart of Africa.

Royal Livingstone Express

You’ll be met by the traditional sunset steam train with a red-carpet entrance, as you take your places inside the lounge cars of the locomotive. Swish through the shimmering Zambian bushveld as the untamed wilderness and local villages stream leisurely past your window, on your way to a breathtaking view of the thundering falls, as you dine on a five-course meal in a setting of polished woods, sparkling crystal and 1920s glamour.

Your Holiday Summary

 

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 15 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Spirit
    • Complimentary premium shore excursions included at every port*
    • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board
    • In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge for all suites
    • All-inclusive beverages including fine wines, beers and premium spirits
  • Overnight stays in port in Walvis Bay, Durban and Richards Bay

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Pilanesberg National Park game drives
  • Walking tour of Victoria Falls
  • Lady Livingstone river safari
  • Royal Livingstone Express train journey including a five-course dinner and drinks

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night five-star hotel stay at The Westin Cape Town with breakfast
  • 3 night five-star stay in Pilanesberg National Park at The Ivory Tree Game Lodge or similar with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 3 night five-star stay at The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara with breakfast

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) and transfers

*Offer includes one excursion per guest, per port/day. Additional excursions available at an extra charge.

Prices From

Departing

11 January 2024

Vista Suite

£7,999pp

Veranda Suite

£8,999pp

Silver Suite

£15,999pp

Duration: 23 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Cape Town, Lüderitz, Walvis Bay, Mossel Bay, Durban, Richards Bay, Cape Town, Pilanesberg National Park, Livingstone

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

0800 840 5800