On board MS EUROPA 2 from Mauritius to Cape Town
In the kingdom of wild animals
On the way from Mauritius to Reunion, you’ll be hot on the trail of lions, buffalo, rhinos, elephants and leopards. In Madagascar, Taolanaro is known as the “place of dreams”; it’s a breathtaking world of nature, biodiversity and deserted beaches. Alongside the “big five”, you’ll also have the chance to encounter crocodiles, hippopotamuses, ostriches and antelope in southern Africa’s various wildlife reserves and parks**. A visit to a Zulu village** is sure to be an experience to remember, as is a trip to Durban, the largest city in the KwaZulu-Natal province, before you arrive at Cape Town, the metropolis at the foot of Table Mountain.
Highlights of this cruise
- Rainforests and volcanic landscapes: fascinating Reunion.
- Unknown Africa: Madagascar and Mozambique.
- Discover the unique animal kingdom of South Africa on diverse safaris**.
- Golf & Cruise voyage with extensive golf package**.
| Sat, 05.12.2015 |
Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Mauritius
| Sun, 06.12.2015 |
| Mon, 07.12.2015 |
Le Port/Reunion/France , 7.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Tue, 08.12.2015 |
Relaxation at sea
| Wed, 09.12.2015 |
Taolanaro/Madagascar, 7.00 – 17.00 hrs
| Thu, 10.12.2015 |
- Fri, 11.12.2015
Relaxation at sea
| Sat, 12.12.2015 |
Maputo/Mozambique, 6.00 – 17.00 hrs
| Sun, 13.12.2015 |
Richard’s Bay/South Africa, arrival 11.00 hrs
| Mon, 14.12.2015 |
Richard’s Bay , departure 20.00 hrs
| Tue, 15.12.2015 |
Durban/South Africa , 6.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Wed, 16.12.2015 |
Port Elizabeth/South Africa, arrival 19.00 hrs
| Thu, 17.12.2015 |
Port Elizabeth , departure 18.00 hrs
| Fri, 18.12.2015 |
Cape Town/South Africa, arrival 23.00 hrs
| Sat, 19.12.2015 |
Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany
* The pre- and post-cruise programmes listed are not included in the cruise price.
** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
= at anchor
= golf course
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:
EXCLUSIVE GOLF & PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME ON MAURITIUS
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: MAURITIUS – PURE RELAXATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: MAURITIUS – A TROPICAL PARADISE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: CAPE TOWN – THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN THE WORLD
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SAFARI THROUGH THE NGALA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE
Exclusive, renowned guests discuss contemporary issues
Sabine Christiansen, one of the most famous journalists in Germany, will invite renowned experts in the fields of finance, politics and society to discuss contemporary issues. At talk2christiansen presentations, discussion rounds and conversations, you will meet international politicians, Nobel Prize winners, entrepreneurs, experts, best-selling authors and figures from public life. In this exclusive format, you will come face-to-face with people who have something to say. For example, previous guests who have participated in talk2christiansen include Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference; Frank Sieren, a leading specialist on Asia; Dirk “Mr DAX” Müller; and many others.
Golf cruise – exotic golfing pleasure on Africa’s coasts
Mon 07.12 – Le Port – Bassin Bleu GC
Enjoy golfing paradise 400 m above sea level in the heart of a majestic park and in the shade of eucalyptus trees.
Mon 14.12 – Richard’s Bay – Richard’s Bay GC
Gary Player was involved in the design of this par 71 course. This wonderful course, located on Lake Mzingazi, has some of its own rules – including for balls that land in hippopotamus tracks.
Tue 15.12 – Durban – Durban Country Club
Despite the competition in George and Sun City, the Durban Country Club golf course remains the best golf course in South Africa. No other course in the country has so frequently hosted the South African Open and other championships. The course is right next to the Indian Ocean and was masterfully formed from the dunes. The course was opened in 1922 and redesigned in 1959. Certain holes are extremely difficult. The 12th hole, with its elevated green, is also known as the “Prince of Wales”.
Thu 17.12 – Port Elizabeth – Humewood GC
This course runs along the coastline and is one of the most challenging in South Africa. Countless lapwings will follow your game on the rolling fairways and in the deep bunkers.