Cape Town

South Africa

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Cruises to Cape Town

Cape Town is both the legislative capital of South Africa and one of its most vibrant cities. Make your way to the top of Table Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding city and harbour. Visit Robben Island to see the former site of the notorious former prison that held Nelson Mandela. Explore the manicured lawns and beautiful forest in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Then stop by the V&A Waterfront for some shopping and entertainment.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Cape Town Cruise Terminal. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The most common languages are Afrikaans, Xhosa and English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency in South Africa is the rand.
    • Famous For
      Cape Point, located in Table Mountain National Park, is a famous promontory with incredible views and a lighthouse dating from 1800s.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Bo-Kaap is a neighbourhood in Cape Town known for its distinct pastel-coloured homes and is the location of the Nurul Islam Mosque, established in 1844.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The Groot Constantia Winery was founded in 1685 and offers tours, tastings, 2 restaurants, and a museum.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain that overlooks the city of Cape Town and is easily accessible by cable car.

Cape Town TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Sundowners On Signal Hill

Experience breathtaking views and photo opportunities over Cape Town during this brief, yet memorable visit to Signal Hi...

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Cape Town And Table Mountain

Experience the beauty of Cape Town during this scenic trip up Table Mountain, the city's most celebrated landmark. ...

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Stellenbosch And Wine Tasting

Experience the history, architecture and flavors of Stellenbosch during an orientation tour of the valley, its museum an...

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Cape Town Ostrich & Durbanville Winery

Explore the wildlife and wine country of South Africa's West Coast during this tour of the West Coast Ostrich Show Ranch...

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Featured Cape Town CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Walvis Bay, Namibia

12-Day Round-trip Cape Town: South Africa & Namibia

Stay overnight at the vibrant Richard's Bay, South Africa. | Discover Norwegian Jade’s extensive renovations. | Dine somewhere new every night with up to 16 dining options.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
Mossel Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Richard's Bay (South Africa); Durban (South Africa); Luderitz (Namibia); Walvis Bay (Namibia);
DISEMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
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Muscat, Oman

18-Day Africa from Dubai to Cape Town: Reunion, Seychelles & South Africa

Discover Norwegian Jade’s extensive renovations.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
Muscat (Oman); La Digue (Seychelles); Port Victoria (Seychelles); Nosy Be (Madagascar ); Port Louis (Mauritius); Pointe Des Galets (Reunion); Richard's Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Mossel Bay (South Africa);
DISEMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
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18-Day Africa from Cape Town to Dubai: South Africa, Seychelles & Mauritius

18-Day Africa from Cape Town to Dubai: South Africa, Seychelles & Mauritius

Embark on the newly refurbished Norwegian Jade. | Savour over a dozen delicious onboard dining options. | Enjoy a private butler and true luxury in The Haven.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
Mossel Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Richard's Bay (South Africa); Pointe Des Galets (Reunion); Port Louis (Mauritius); Port Victoria (Seychelles); La Digue (Seychelles); Muscat (Oman);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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