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24-night Indian Ocean Explorer: South Africa, Seychelles Maldives & Thailand Cruise

Cruise Line:
Norwegian Cruise Line®
Ship:
Norwegian Spirit
Destination:
Cape Town/Singapore
Departure Date:
3/22/2020
Length:
24
Offer ID:
1319971
from
$6949


Pick Up to Five (5) Free at Sea Perks per Stateroom for Select Categories

Please contact your travel advisor for more information.*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

 

Pick from these Five Perks (number of perks available will vary by stateroom category):

  • Ultimate Beverage Package 
    • Hawaii Beverage Package for Pride of America
    • Premium Plus Beverage Package for 3-6 night Sun & Sky
  • Specialty Dining Package
  • Up to 250 Minute Internet Package
  • $50 (USD) per Port Shore Excursions
  • Third & Fourth Guest Sail Free (on select sailings)

Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Cape Town
Suggested Private Excursion
3/22/2020
3/22/2020

Cape Town is southern Africa's most beautiful, most romantic and most-visited city. Few urban centers anywhere can match its setting along the Cape Peninsula spine, which slides like the mighty tail of the continent into the Atlantic Ocean. By far the most striking - and famous - of its sights is Table Mountain, frequently mantled by clouds, and rearing up from the middle of the city to provide a constantly changing vista to the suburbs below. Table Mountain is the city's solid core which divides the city into distinct zones with public gardens, wilderness, forests, hiking routes, vineyards and desirable residential areas trailing down it's lower slopes.

Suggested Private Excursions

The Best 8 Hours In Cape Town

Cape Town City Tour - Half Day

Three Hour Cruise

Whale Watching Tour - Full Day

Cape Point Sidecar Tour - Full Day

Mossel Bay
3/23/2020
3/23/2020

Beautiful Mossel Bay is a coastal village and harbor of the World Famous Garden Route. This popular holiday town is blessed with mild climate year round and its status as historical capital of the Garden Route. Today, mussels, which give the harbor its name, are gathered in Mossel Bay each spring and are rated among the finest in the world. Due to its rich history, there are many museums housed in historical buildings to visit for maritime and sailing, fresh specimens of wild flowers, shells, and history. There are others, such as the Shirley Buildings, the Munrohoek Cottages and many others which may be visited. One of the most popular attractions is the Post Office, a National Monument estimated to be more than 800 years old. Mossel Bay is sportsman's and waters sport enthusiast's paradise. Water sports available include shark cage diving, ship wreck diving, snorkeling, power boating and others.

Port Elizabeth
3/24/2020
3/24/2020

Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, is situated on Algoa Bay in the Indian Ocean. It is an important seaport and manufacturing centre, as well as a popular resort noted for its fine beaches. Worth visiting are the King George VI Art Gallery, featuring collections of British and South African art; the Port Elizabeth Museum, with natural history exhibits, an oceanarium, and a collection of reptiles; and Fort Frederick, built by the British in 1799. The Addo Elephant National Park is nearby. The community developed around Fort Frederick.

At Sea
3/25/2020
3/25/2020

No information currently available.

Richards Bay
Suggested Private Excursion
3/26/2020
3/26/2020

This busy port presents two contrasting aspects of Kwazulu-Natal's exciting wildlife heritage.The coastal St. Lucia Game Reserve is a fascinating wetland reserve with some of the world's highest forested dunes - and game including black rhino and South Africa's largest hippo and crocodile populations, as well as flamingo and other exotic birdlife. Inland extends the huge Hluhluwe Game Reserve which supports Africa's greatest concentration of white and black rhino - as well as lion and elephant.

Suggested Private Excursions

Wonders of the Wilderness - Full Day

At Sea
3/27/2020
3/27/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
3/28/2020
3/28/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
3/29/2020
3/29/2020

No information currently available.

Pointe des Galets, Reunion Island
3/30/2020
3/30/2020

Pointe des Galets is a volcanic island lush with palm trees, rain forests and an abundance of flowers and tropical fruit trees. Enjoy the Creole-flavored French culture and the sophistication of downtown Paris in a tropical climate. Hike through the challenging volcanic mountains and enjoy the panoramic views of the rainforest from scenie vistas.

Port Louis
3/31/2020
3/31/2020

This mountain-backed capital bustles with big-city commercial activity by day, and by night is quiet - except for Le Caudan Waterfront, with a casino, cinemas, shops, bars and restaurants. There's a Chinatown and a distinct Muslim area around Muammar El Khadafi Square. The city center is easily walkable. A good place to get a feel for city life is Port Louis Market, near the water in the heart of downtown. The Natural History Museum houses a stuffed replica of the dodo, which has been extinct since late 17th century. Visit the Mauritius Postal Museum, stop by Port Louis' oddly located Jummah Mosque, and admire Fort Adelaide, which so closely resembles a Moorish fortress locals call it the Citadel. The views from Fort Adelaide's hilltop and harbourside location are amazing. Père Laval - who is said to have converted more than 67,000 people during his 23 years on Mauritius - is remembered with a colourful plaster statue atop his tomb and shrine. Pilgrims swear by the statue's healing powers and many come to touch it.

At Sea
4/1/2020
4/1/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
4/2/2020
4/2/2020

No information currently available.

Victoria, Seychelles
4/3/2020
4/3/2020

Victoria on Mahé is one of the smallest capital cities in the world, and the only major port in the Seychelles. It's also the only town in the country - every other settlement is a village. The courthouse and main post office have been untouched since colonial times, but rebuilt streets emanating from the center give the town a clean and modern look. The Natural History Museum in the center of town houses an eclectic collection with bones of the extinct Seychelles crocodile, giant robber crabs, dried out fish, a deformed piglet in a jar and lots of glassy-eyed stuffed animals. Other displays include the wreckage of a ship which came to grief off the Amiranteds in 1570 and a display of gris gris artefacts. For history of the country's people, visit the National History Museum or the Seychelles People's United Party Museum, which celebrates the history of the party.
Victoria's Botanical Gardens are highly recommended for short and shady walks among a variety of native and introduced trees. Within the gardens is a cafeteria, a pen of giant tortoises and an orchid garden.

Victoria, Seychelles
4/4/2020
4/4/2020

Victoria on Mahé is one of the smallest capital cities in the world, and the only major port in the Seychelles. It's also the only town in the country - every other settlement is a village. The courthouse and main post office have been untouched since colonial times, but rebuilt streets emanating from the center give the town a clean and modern look. The Natural History Museum in the center of town houses an eclectic collection with bones of the extinct Seychelles crocodile, giant robber crabs, dried out fish, a deformed piglet in a jar and lots of glassy-eyed stuffed animals. Other displays include the wreckage of a ship which came to grief off the Amiranteds in 1570 and a display of gris gris artefacts. For history of the country's people, visit the National History Museum or the Seychelles People's United Party Museum, which celebrates the history of the party.
Victoria's Botanical Gardens are highly recommended for short and shady walks among a variety of native and introduced trees. Within the gardens is a cafeteria, a pen of giant tortoises and an orchid garden.

At Sea
4/5/2020
4/5/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
4/6/2020
4/6/2020

No information currently available.

Malé
4/7/2020
4/7/2020

The Maldives boast some of the finest tropical beaches in the world. The very name, Maldives, arouses visions of exotic tropical beach sun and barbeques on luxury island hotel resorts surrounded by clear calm coral reef fringed warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Visitors to the Maldives, blessed by superb underwater visibility and abundant coral life, are treated to breathtaking sights of underwater marine life. The Maldives offer the best diving spots in Asia, with most resorts having experienced diving instructors. With only 200 islands inhabited, over 75 islands have been reserved for development of tourist resorts which are among the most luxurious in the Indian Ocean. Male, the capital of the Maldives sits on a 1-sq-mi/2-sq-km island—the whole place can be seen on foot in about an hour.

At Sea
4/8/2020
4/8/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
4/9/2020
4/9/2020

No information currently available.

At Sea
4/10/2020
4/10/2020

No information currently available.

Phuket
Suggested Private Excursion
4/11/2020
4/11/2020

Known as the "Pearl of Thailand," Phuket offers pristine beaches, lush vegetation, traditional villages and seascapes of huge limestone pillars that rise above the turquoise waters of Phang-Nga Bay. With a culture all its own, it combines Chinese and Portuguese influences with that of indigenous ocean-going people. Phuket Town is the island’s capital located in the southeast. The architecture features the attractive Sino-Portuguese style which is reflected in the spacious residences built by wealthy Chinese tin barons as testimony to their success. Visitors come because of the glorious beaches, especially those on the west coast. Patong Beach is about a 45-minute drive from the port and offers a wide selection of watersports. Phuket still casts its spell on all who come to its shores.

Suggested Private Excursions

Phuket - Sightseeing (4hrs)

Phuket – Sightseeing (8hrs)

Scenic Island of Phuket - 5.5 hours - Phuket

Langkawi
Suggested Private Excursion
4/12/2020
4/12/2020

A holiday on the idyllic isle of Langkawi is just that. A holiday. Whether you wish to soak in the sun and do absolutely nothing or join in the fun and do everything, on Langkawi, you can do so without a care in the world. Be it a round of golf on one of the world's most challenging courses or some shopping on this duty-free haven, everything you'll ever need will be taken care of. Quietly, unobtrusively.

Suggested Private Excursions

Traditional Langkawi

Penang
Suggested Private Excursion
4/13/2020
4/13/2020

Penang, or more properly Pulau Pinang, is the northern gateway to Malaysia
and also the country’s oldest British settlement. To the tourist industry, Penang
has been marketed for a long time as the Pearl of the Orient. Although Penang is best known for its beaches, there is much more here than just sand and sea. The island is considered a cultural and architectural gem with Chinese, Malay and Indian influences. Other sights include St. George’s Church - built in 1818 of classic Georgian architecture; Penang Hill - a 2,500-foot hill with a splendid view over Georgetown; Botanical Gardens - the 74-acre landscaped gardens featuring many indigenous and exotic plant species, a waterfall, jungle-clad hills and two species of monkeys, the macaque and dusky leaf monkeys; Golf Courses - The Bukit Jambul Golf & Country Club is located on Penang Island, and other golf courses in Province Wellesley on the mainland are the Penang Golf Resort and Bukit Jawi Golf Resort.

Suggested Private Excursions

Penang Heritage Tour

Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang)
4/14/2020
4/14/2020

Kuala Lumpur is a cosmopolitan, modern business hub and government center. With a population of about two million, it is one of Southeast Asia's smallest capitals. Port Kelang is gateway to Kuala Lumpur, a 42-mile distance away. Other sights include National Art Gallery - a permanent collection of about 2,000 works by Malaysian artists; Batu Caves - caverns discovered by American naturalist William Hornaby in the 1880s; the Selayang Batik Factory – known for their handmade and block-printed batiks; and Zoo and Aquarium - a complex home to 280 species of Malaysian and other exotic animals, birds, fish and reptiles.

Singapore
Suggested Private Excursion
4/15/2020
4/15/2020

One of Asia's great economic successes, Singapore has fused diverse cultures into one dynamic nation.
Behind high-tech industries and high-rise buildings lives a society with an ingrained sense of conservative Confucian values. Beneath the westernized modernity beats a totally Asian heart. Strong beliefs center around extended families, filial piety, discipline, respect and Asian work ethics. Singapore’s name, meaning "Lion City," can be traced to the 13th century, and today there is the mythical Merlion, half-lion, half-fish, standing guard at the mouth of the Singapore River as the symbol of Singapore. A recent advertising campaign billed Singapore as "A Fine City."

Suggested Private Excursions

Half Day Singapore City Tour – 4 hours - Singapore

A Vespa Tour at Kampong Glam

Good Morning, Ni Hao (Walking Tour)

The Hidden Charms of Tiong Bahru

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Government fees/taxes of $232.87 additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
3/22/2020
Number of Nights
24
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 24-night Cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
Available Addons:

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions
Pre or post cruise hotel stay

Remarks:

Prices are per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy. Airfare, government fees and taxes additional. Information and pricing is subject to change without notice.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.



All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.
Offer ID:
1319971

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