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Sail to a safari, taking in 21 ports en route from Oz

Can’t decide between a see-the-world while it’s still there cruise or a big game experience on an African safari? You can do both with a life-changing package from Australian small ship specialist, Cruise Traveller.

They have paired a bucket-list stay in one of Africa’s great game reserves with a grand, 48-night voyage from Australia to South Africa.

Appealing to the culturally curious and animal-loving adventurers, the 52-night fly, cruise and safari package in 2024 also offers jumbo onboard bonuses for bookings made by November 30, 2023.

Cruise Traveller’s exclusive ‘From Sydney to Safari’ package features a luxury small-ship experience from Sydney to Cape Town aboard the 684-guest Oceania Cruises ship, Nautica. You’ll get five-star service, fine cuisine and country club elegance while you get ready to be up close and personal with lions, elephants and rhinos.

The holiday package begins on March 22, 2024, when guests will sail out of Sydney Harbour on an all encompassing, all points, 48-night voyage through Asia and across the Indian Ocean to Cape Town in South Africa.

The comprehensive itinerary takes in 21 ports including destinations in Malaysia, Thailand, Komodo Island, home to the dragons that are actually giant monitor lizards but where’s the magic in that?

There are also overnight stays in Bali, Singapore, cosmopolitan Colombo in Sri Lanka , and the Seychelles and stops at Kochi in southern India, the tropical lagoons and idyllic beaches of the Maldives, the Comoro Islands and also Mozambique. 

Disembarking in Cape Town, guests then fly to Kruger National Park for a memorable, four-night stay in a safari resort with daily wildlife tours, meals and beverages. One of Africa’s largest wildlife reserves, Kruger boasts a high density of wild animals including the Big Five – lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffalos. Guests will then fly back home from Kruger to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth.

Snapshot of inclusions and features – ‘From Sydney to Safari package

  • 52 nights from March 22, 2024
  • 48-night cruise from Sydney to Cape Town aboard Nautica
  • Flight from Cape Town to Kruger for four-night safari resort experience inc tours, meals and beverages
  • Flight from Kruger back to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth

The 52-night fly, cruise and safari package is available from A$27,995 per person, twin-share, in an Oceanview Stateroom.

Bookings made by November 30, 2023, will receive a raft of complimentary, onboard bonuses including US$2600 of free excursions per twin stateroom, a complimentary beverages package, free specialty dining , unlimited Wi-Fi and free onboard gratuities.

Visit (direct link to package) or call Cruise Traveller on 1800 507 777. 

Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne
Michael G Browne is a crime author (Money Bags), comedy writer an inveterate traveller.

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