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Game Parks of South Africa

Cape Town to Cape Town
January 4 - 17, 2016

When asked about his impression of South Africa, former American President Bill Clinton replied, "South Africa isn't just beautiful, it is achingly beautiful" and this two-week journey might well have been designed to give form to his words.

Known as the Mother City, and nestling in the shadow of the spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town's breathtaking scenery could not be more stunning. But it is also an exciting cultural city with a fascinating history and your stay here will give you plenty of time to appreciate all its charms.

Two of South Africa's greatest natural attractions feature in this itinerary: the botanical marvels of the Garden Route and the magnificent African wildlife. Your journey along the Garden Route into the Outeniqua Mountains starts from the picturesque small harbour town of Mossel Bay, and your safari adventures take you to three of South Africa’s best game parks with an opportunity to get up close to Africa’s iconic wildlife. There is also time to call at the vibrant city of Durban with its memorable Botanical Gardens and famous orchid house, as well as bustling craft market.

Voyage highlights

  • Enjoy Cape Town's charms
  • Spot the Big Five of safari
  • The stunning Garden Route
Date Port Arrive Depart
04 Jan Monday Departure Depart US  - -
05 Jan Tuesday Cape Town, South Africa Arrival to Cape Town & embark Aegean Odyssey  - overnight 
06 Jan Wednesday Cape Town, South Africa Sightseeing tour of Cape Town. Cable car ride up to Table Mountain. Afternoon optional tour to Robben island.  - overnight 
07 Jan Thursday Cape Town, South Africa Morning at leisure & optional tour: Stellenbosch & Wine tasting  - noon 
08 Jan Friday Mossel Bay, South Africa Drive into the Oueniqua Mountains to visit Oudtshoorn.  9:00am  8:00pm 
09 Jan Saturday At sea   - -
10 Jan Sunday At sea   - -
11 Jan Monday Richards Bay, South Africa Full day sightseeing: drive along the National road en route to Memorial Gate of Hluhluwe Game Reserve. 2-hour game drive.  8:00am  overnight 
12 Jan Tuesday Richards Bay, South Africa St Lucia Wetland Reserve: drive to St Lucia park for a cruise on St Lucia lake  - 9:00pm 
13 Jan Wednesday Durban, South Africa City tour including visits to Victoria Embankment, Durban Botanical Gardens & Victoria Street Market  7:00am  7:00pm 
14 Jan Thursday At sea   - -
15 Jan Friday Port Elizabeth, South Africa Tour of Addo Elephant Park: game drive  8:00am  6:00pm 
16 Jan Saturday At sea   - -
17 Jan Sunday Cape Town, South Africa Disembark Aegean Odyssey and transfer to airport for a flight home.  7:00am  -

Cruise Fares

Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a complete vacation package, roundtrip airfare* is now included with this voyage!

 Category Balcony Cabins Deck Brochure price Offer
Owner's Suites Lido
$ 9,995
$ 8,495
Junior Suites Lido
$ 9,250
$ 7,850
Deluxe Stateroom Bridge / Lido
$ 8,350
$ 7,150
Deluxe Stateroom Belvedere
$ 7,950
$ 6,750


Premium Cabins


Brochure price

Offer price

Deluxe Stateroom Belvedere 
$ 7,395
$ 6,295
Deluxe Stateroom Belvedere / Bridge / Lido
$ 7,095
$ 5,995
Premium Outside Bridge / Lido
$ 6,695
$ 5,695
Premium Outside Belvedere / Columbus
$ 6,350
$ 5,350
Premium Outside Bridge
$ 5,995
$ 5,095
Standard Outside Columbus
$ 5,650
$ 4,750
Premium Inside Belvedere
$ 5,295
$ 4,495
Premium Inside Columbus
$ 4,995
$ 4,245
Standard Inside Belvedere / Columbus
$ 4,695
$ 3,995
Category Single Cabins Deck Brochure price Offer
Deluxe Balcony Lido
$ 9,250
$ 8,050
Deluxe Outside Belvedere
$ 8,195
$ 7,095
Premium Outside Bridge / Lido
$ 7,350
$ 6,350
Premium Outside Belvedere / Bridge
$ 6,950
$ 5,950
Premium Outside Bridge
$ 6,575
$ 5,675
Standard Outside Columbus
$ 6,150
$ 5,250
Standard Inside Belvedere
$ 5,095
$ 4,395
Third/Fourth person sharing
$ 3,650
$ 3,100
Port Fees & Service Charges (included in the fares above)**
$ 450
Air Credit (when making your own air arrangements)
$ 1,400
Cruise Only Credit (when making own air and hotel arrangements)
$ 1,400

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Fly free to Europe*

Air-inclusive 2015 Mediterranean program uses the world’s leading airlines and offers convenient routings and exceptional savings.

Free roundtrip airfare is economy class only. All government and airline fees and taxes are included. A confirmed flight itinerary can be provided within 60 days of deposit for most departures. Some non-standard gateways may incur additional charges. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply.  The air itinerary is subject to change and is not considered final until your airline ticket has been issued. You may not be able to change your confirmed flight arrangements without an additional fee. Some gateways require departures 1 day prior to dates on pre-cruise land programs or 1 day later than dates on post-cruise programs shown on the website and in the brochure.

Savings also extend to Business Class air travel with favorable upgrade costs to our included economy air arrangements. If you like traveling in extra comfort, be sure to ask about these very special upgrade fares when you book your vacation.

Included transfers

Transfers between airports, hotels and the MV Aegean Odyssey while on your cruise-tour abroad are included. You’ll be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred in comfort to the ship. At the end of your cruise holiday, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Note:Included transfers are provided only in conjunction with arrival and departure dates of cruise-tours (including optional pre- and post-cruise hotel stays) as outlined on the website and our brochure. Transfers are only included for guests utilizing flights organized by the cruise line.

Our website does not display live availability.Fares above are shown in US$. All prices and availability be will confirmed at time of enquiry. The single supplement offers only apply to our single cabin categories. Special Offers are strictly capacity controlled, subject to availability, may be withdrawn at any time and are not always combinable.