On board MS EUROPA from Cape Town to Mauritius
Africa – a dream destination
The adventure begins at the foot of Table Mountain: explore South Africa’s cities and go on safari in the savannah and, with a bit of luck. you might see the “big five”. Madagascar is just as famous for its unique natural world, with lemurs inhabiting the rainforest and baobabs stretching like aerial roots up towards the sky. To end your cruise, enjoy some relaxation in the Indian Ocean on the beaches of Reunion and Mauritius.
from Cape Town to Mauritius
|Cruise dates:||from 02.11.2016 to 20.11.2016 (18 days)|
|Your ship:||MS EUROPA|
Highlights of this cruise
- Extraordinary wildlife – safaris in South Africa’s reserves
- The great unknown – Madagascar and Mozambique
- Piton de la Fournaise* volcano on Reunion
- Golf & Cruise voyage with extensive golf package*
| Wed, 02.11.2016 |
Scheduled flight Frankfurt – Cape Town
| Thu, 03.11.2016 |
Cape Town/South Africa
| Fri, 04.11.2016 |
Cape Town/South Africa, departure 14.00 hrs
| Sat, 05.11.2016 |
Mossel Bay, 7.00 – 18.00 hrs
Mossel Bay/South Africa
| Sun, 06.11.2016 |
Port Elizabeth, arrival 8.30 hrs
Port Elizabeth/South Africa
| Mon, 07.11.2016 |
Port Elizabeth, departure 13.00 hrs
| Tue, 08.11.2016 |
Durban, arrival 18.00 hrs
| Wed, 09.11.2016 |
Durban, departure 18.00 hrs
| Thu, 10.11.2016 |
Richard’s Bay, arrival 5.00 hrs
Richard’s Bay/South Africa
| Fri, 11.11.2016 |
Richard’s Bay, departure 16.00 hrs
| Sat, 12.11.2016 |
Maputo/Mozambique, 11.00 – 19.00 hrs
| Sun, 13.11.2016 |
- Mon, 14.11.2016
Relaxation at sea
| Tue, 15.11.2016 |
Port d’Ehoala/Madagascar 7.00 – 19.00 hrs
| Wed, 16.11.2016 |
Relaxation at sea
| Thu, 17.11.2016 |
Le Port/Reunion/France, 7.00 – 17.30 hrs
| Fri, 18.11.2016 |
Port Louis/Mauritius, arrival 8.00 hrs
| Sat, 19.11.2016 |
| Sun, 20.11.2016 |
Arrival in Frankfurt
* The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
= at anchor
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
Following programmes we offer in German:
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: CAPE TOWN – THE MOST BEAUTIFUL END OF THE EARTH
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SAFARI IN SINGITA’S PRIVATE SABI SAND GAME RESERVE
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: MAURITIUS – DREAM ISLAND IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
PRIVATE REISEARRANGEMENTS MAURITIUS
Golf – golfing paradise under the African sun
Sat 5 Nov George, South Africa –Hyatt Regency Oubaii Resort & Golfclub
The Hyatt Regency Oubaai Golf Resort , this a pro signature golf course that was designed by SA golf legend Ernie Else. The signature hole is the three par 17th,played downhill to what in modern course design termed an “Infinity Green” with the sparkling Indian Ocean as a backdrop.
Sun 6 Nov Port Elizabeth – Humewood Golf Club
This links course in the dunes of Alogoa Bay, which opened in 1934, has a layout that fits in with the surrounding countryside. The natural fairways with dune hazards are reminiscent of the Scottish model. This very traditional form of the game provides a pleasant contrast with the other golf courses in South Africa and explains why the course has already hosted many international tournaments.
Wed 9 Nov Durban – Durban Country Club
Developed in 1922 amongst the dunes beside the Indian Ocean, this course is now in the middle of the city of Durban. The wide, often very undulating fairways along the ocean shore offer views of the city skyline and the club has hosted the South African Open several times.
Thu 10 Nov Richard’s Bay – Richard’s Bay Golf Club (Additional course)
This parkland course with its wide fairways presents a challenge of a different kind. It’s not a good idea to follow all your balls into the rough or the water hazards, as you never know what kind of native species might be lurking there. The water holes are famous for their crocodiles. After the sun goes down, the fairways also serve as the feeding grounds for hippos. So it’s hardly surprising that the local course rules include a “hippo rule”.
Thu 17 Nov Le Port, Reunion, France – Bassin Bleu golf and country club
This 18-hole course is on a high plateau (400 m) overlooking the Saint Gilles resort in the west of the island. From here, you can enjoy some magnificent views over the bay. The golf course also features beautiful eucalyptus trees.
Fri 18 Nov Port Louis, Mauritius – Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita
This course has a subtropical feel and is a dream not only for players – but for spectators, too. The layout is very reminiscent of American designs.